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Frank Ocean takes home 2013 GRAMMY for 'Channel Orange'
(In the coming weeks GRAMMY.com will feature information and video highlights on winners from the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Each installment will offer the winning or related video, and some pertinent, and not so pertinent, information about the track and the artists.)
Album: Channel Orange [iTunes]
Artist: Frank Ocean
Won for: Best Urban Contemporary Album
Previous wins: Ocean's two GRAMMY wins this year marked the first wins of his career.
Did you know?: Ocean won two of the six GRAMMYs he was nominated for at the 55th GRAMMY Awards, picking up his first career GRAMMY for Best Urban Contemporary Album for 2012's Channel Orange. Channel Orange features production by Ocean, Malay, Om'Mas Keith, Pharrell, and Shea Taylor. The album includes the Record Of The Year-nominated track "Thinkin Bout You." On the 55th GRAMMY telecast, Ocean performed another Channel Orange track, "Forrest Gump." Ocean also picked up Best Rap/Sung Collaboration honors for "No Church In The Wild" with Jay-Z, Kanye West and The-Dream.