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Adele arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles.

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Recording artist Skrillex arrives at the Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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The Black Keys, Skrillex share early Grammys lead

  • Article by: CHRIS TALBOTT
  • Associated Press
  • February 10, 2013 - 7:32 PM

LOS ANGELES - Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and electronic dance music star Skrillex are the early leaders at the Grammy Awards.

Auerbach won producer of the year and best rock song and best rock album with his band The Black Keys, while Skrillex took best dance recording, best dance/electronica album and best remixed recording during the Grammy's pre-telecast awards show Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles.

A slew of artists are tied with two wins each. Jay-Z and Kanye West, top nominees along with The Keys, lead a group that includes Gotye, former best new artist winner Esperanza Spalding, jazz man Chick Corea and Christian singer-songwriter Matt Redman. Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Rihanna and Mumford & Sons also were early winners.

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