55th Annual GRAMMY Awards


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Somebody That I Used To Know

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"I tend to just do whatever I want on an album and try to make it work. I'm just adventurous."

  • Born Wouter De Backer May 21, 1980, in Bruges, Belgium
  • Released in 2011, "Somebody That I Used To Know" (featuring Kimbra) brought Gotye international fame, topping multiple singles charts, including the Billboard Hot 100. His third studio album, Making Mirrors, hit No. 6 on the Billboard 200.
  • The singer won his first three career GRAMMY Awards for 2013: Record Of The Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance ("Somebody That I Used To Know") and Best Alternative Music Album (Making Mirrors).
  • Gotye has been the subject of multiple clues on the television game show "Jeopardy!"
  • Gotye is a longtime supporter of the Thin Green Line Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing vital support to park rangers and community conservation efforts.


All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Gotye


Best Alternative Music Album

Making Mirrors

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Somebody That I Used To Know

Record Of The Year

Somebody That I Used To Know

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