“We Are Young” wins Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES,  (Reuters) – “We Are Young” by indie-pop trio FUN. won Song of the Year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, the top award for achievement in songwriting on music’s biggest night.

The song was co-written by FUN. members Jack Antonoff, Nate Ruess and Andrew Dost and producer Jeff Bhasker.

“I don’t know what I was thinking writing the chorus of this song. This is HD (television), everyone can see our faces, and we are not very young,” FUN. lead singer Ruess said while accepting the award.

The Grammy awards were handed out at a live televised ceremony in Los Angeles.

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Singer Elton John gives boost to groups fighting AIDS

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Pakistani singer Khan unites Bollywood and Qawwali in UK shows

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