2013 Grammys: Fun.’s ‘We Are Young’ Wins Song of the Year
Fun.‘s ‘We Are Young’ has won Song of the Year honors at the 2013 Grammy Awards, beating out Ed Sheeran’s ‘The A Team,’ Miguel Pimentel’s ‘Adorn,’ Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ and Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You).’
This being Song of the Year, fun. members Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost and Nate Ruess were honored as the tune’s songwriters. Upon accepting the award, which was handed out by country stars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, singer Nate Ruess joked, “This is in HD — everybody can see our faces and we are not very young.”
Fun. lost out to Gotye earlier in the night in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category, but they’re nominated in the several more categories, including Album of the Year for their ‘Some Nights’ and Best New Artist.