2013 Grammy Winners… Get the Music @ the Library!

Did you get to watch the 2013 Grammy Awards this past Sunday? From awesome music to funny moments to red carpet style, it’s always an awesome event!

Did any of your favorite artists win? Were any of them nominated? Did you know you can download these songs for free using your library card? That’s right! Just log into Freegal through the library’s home page and download up to 3 free songs per week using your library card. See below for detailed instructions.

Here’s a rundown of some winners and nominees…

2013 Grammy Award Winners:

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Babel, Mumford & Sons
  • BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE: Set Fire to the Rain, Adele
  • BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM: Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You), Kelly Clarkson
  • BEST R&B PERFORMANCE: Climax, Usher
  • BEST R&B SONG: Adorn, Miguel
  • BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE: Blown Away, Carrie Underwood
  • BEST COUNTRY SONG: Blown Away, Carrie Underwood
  • BEST AMERICANA ALBUM: Slipstream, Bonnie Raitt
  • BEST FOLK ALBUM: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile
  • BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, NON-CLASSICAL: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile

2013 Grammy Nominees:

  • Blunderbuss, Jack White (Album of the Year, Best Rock Album, Best Rock Song)
  • Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You), Kelly Clarkson (Record of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Vocal Album, Song of the Year)
  • The Truth About Love, P!nk (Best Pop Vocal Album)
  • Kaleidoscope Dream, Miguel (Best Urban Contemporary Album, Song of the Year, Best R&B Performance-Adorn)
  • Alabama Shakes (Best New Artist, Best Rock Performance)
  • Babel, Mumford & Sons (Best Americana Album, Best Rock Performance & Best Rock Song)
  • Let’s Go, Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo (Best Dance Recording)
  • Wrecking Ball, Bruce Springsteen (Best Rock Album, Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song)
  • Impressions, Chris Botti (Best Pop Instrumental Album)
  • I’m Alive, Anthrax (Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance)
  • Ghost Walking, Lamb of God (Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance)
  • The Idler Wheel is Wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do, Fiona Apple (Best Alternative Music Album)
  • Real Good Hands, Gregory Porter (Best Traditional R&B Performance)
  • If You Only Knew, SWV (Best Traditional R&B Performance)
  • Fortune, Chris Brown (Best Urban Contemporary Album)
  • Back to Love, Anthony Hamilton (Best R&B Album)
  • Write Me Back, R. Kelly (Best R&B Album)
  • Cost of Livin’, Ronnie Dunn (Best Country Song & Best Country Solo Performance)
  • Four the Record, Miranda Lambert (Best Country Album)
  • From the Ground Up, John Fullbright (Best Americana Album)
  • Let It Burn, Ruthie Foster (Best Blues Album)
  • And I Still Rise, Heritage Blues Orchestra (Best Blues Album)
  • Live Ananda, Krishna Das (Best New Age Album)
  • Deep Alpha, Steven Halpern (Best New Age Album)
  • Seeds from the Underground, Kenny Garrett (Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Best Improvised Jazz Solo-J. Mac)
  • Multiverse, Bobby Sanabria Big Band (Best Latin Jazz Album)
  • Come to the Well, Casting Crowns (Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance & Best Contemporary Christian Music Song)
  • Go Get It, Mary Mary (Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance)
  • I Win, Marvin Sapp (Best Gospel Album, Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance & Best Gospel Song-“My Testimony”)
  • Jesus at the Center Live, Israel & New Breed (Best Gospel Album, Best Contemporary Christian Music Song)
  • When Mercy Found Me, Rhett Walker Band (Best Contemporary Christian Music Song)
  • Illusion, Fonseca (Best Latin Pop Album)
  • Kany Garcia, Kany Garcia (Best Latin Pop Album)
  • Electro-jarocha, Sistema Bomb (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album)
  • La Bala, Ana Tijoux (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album)
  • Sembrando Flores, Los Cojolites (Best Regional Mexican Music Album)
  • El Primer Ministro, Gerardo Ortiz (Best Regional Mexican Music Album)
  • Cubana Soy, Raul Lara Y Sus Soneros (Best Tropical Latin Album)
  • Desde Nueva York A Puerto Rico, Eddie Montalvo (Best Tropical Latin Album)
  • Retro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena (Best Tropical Latin Album)
  • Formula Vol. 1, Romeo Santos (Best Tropical Latin Album)

To Access Freegal:

  1. Visit www.plainfieldlibrary.net
  2. Scroll down a bit, and on the right side of the page click the blue Freegal logo.
  3. Enter your library card number in the box on the page that appears.
  4. Find your desired song and click the download button.