55th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Best Alternative Music Album
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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.