Arcade Fire wins Grammy

Montreal band takes Album of the Year award for "The Suburbs"

Arcade Fire, the Montreal-based indie band, won the top award, Album of the Year, at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards. The group’s 2010 release was its most successful to date, landing it on many best-of lists and getting three separate Grammy nominations. The band’s success was so widely celebrated that even Kanye West, usually seen interrupting award shows to say who should have won, Tweeted that Arcade Fire’s victory gave him “hope” and that “I feel like we all won when something like this happens.” Arcade Fire’s own Twitter reaction on its collective Twitter account was simply: “OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD. Thank you EVERYONE.”

LA Times

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