"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.

 

Gotye

"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.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Gotye

Collapse All Results Show All Results
 
Wins
Record Of The Year
Somebody That I Used To Know
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Somebody That I Used To Know
Best Alternative Music Album
Making Mirrors