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Grammy Awards: Arcade Fire wins album of the year

February 13, 2011 |  8:24 pm

"The Suburbs" -- Arcade Fire

“The Suburbs” was awarded the top album prize -- album of the year -- at the 53rd Grammy Awards on Sunday night. The album is the third from Canadian indie rock outfit Arcade Fire, and the award was one of three trophies the band was up for.

“The Suburbs,” released by Chapel Hill, N.C., label Merge, landed on numerous critics' best-of album lists, including writers from The Times.

The awards — which are considered the highest honor in the music world — were presented at Staples Center and telecast on CBS. Check back for more on Awards Tracker.

 

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