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Gotye Wins Big With Record of the Year GRAMMY

In a stacked category that included fun. and Frank Ocean, it was Gotye who took home one of the GRAMMYs’ biggest awards, Record of the Year, for “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Earlier in the evening, he won awards for Best Alternative Album for Making Mirrors and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Kimbra.

02/10/2013

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Behind The Song: Gotye “Somebody That I Used To Know”

“Somebody That I Used to Know” features Kimbra on vocals, as the female yang to Gotye’s male yin. The singer explained to Radio.com how she came to be a part of the song.

01/16/2013

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Kimbra On GRAMMY Nomination: “It Still Baffles Me”

“I think that’s the beautiful mystery of music. You don’t necessarily know why something is so successful.”

12/06/2012

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Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” Ranked Spotify’s No. 1 Streamed Song

He has quickly become one of the most recognized names in music of 2012. And, with that his popular track was ranked the Spotify’s most streamed song of 2012.

12/03/2012

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Nerd Alert: Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” Sung By An HP Scanjet 3C

Not to be outdone by humans, a gaggle of outdated computer parts have banded together to perform their own unique version of the soon-to-be classic.

10/02/2012

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Watch Gotye Perform ‘Live On Letterman’ Tonight

The singer will take the stage at Ed Sullivan Theater at 8 p.m. ET.

09/24/2012

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Gotye Releases Something That’s Not “Somebody That I Used To Know”

Breakout Australian artist Gotye has delivered a new animated video for the song “Save Me” that harkens back to Peter Gabriel and the ’80s.

08/08/2012

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Top 8 @ 8 for 5/31/12

When the votes were tallied, Nicki Minaj fell just short of the Top 8 with “Starships”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/31/2012

Gotye / (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Coachella)

Gotye Announces September 16 Concert At Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica

“Somebody That I Used To Know” singer Gotye is coming to Cleveland! The Belgian artist will perform at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica this fall on Sunday, September 16th.

05/31/2012

fun. at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio on June 7, 2011 (Photo Credit: Carl Harp / CBS Radio)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/30/12

When the votes were tallied, The Wanted fell just short of the Top 8 with “Glad You Came”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/30/2012

Carly Rae Jepsen / (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/29/12

When the votes were tallied, Adele fell just short of the Top 8 with “Rumour Has It”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/29/2012

Carly Rae Jepsen (Harry How courtesy of getty images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/25/12

When the votes were tallied, Nicki Minaj fell just short of the Top 8 with “Starships”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/25/2012

Maroon 5 / (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Caesars Entertainment)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/24/12

When the votes were tallied, Calvin Harris fell just short of the Top 8 with “Feels So Close”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/24/2012

Wouter "Wally" De Backer aka Gotye /(Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Coachella)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/23/12

When the votes were tallied, Calvin Harris fell just short of the Top 8 with “Feels So Close”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/23/2012

Carly Rae Jepsen (Harry How courtesy of getty images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/21/12

When the votes were tallied, Calvin Harris fell just short of the Top 8 with “Feels So Close”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/21/2012

Carly Rae Jepsen (Harry How courtesy of getty images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/18/12

When the votes were tallied, Calvin Harris fell just short of the Top 8 with “Feels So Close”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/18/2012

Wouter "Wally" De Backer aka Gotye /(Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Coachella)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/17/12

When the votes were tallied, Calvin Harris fell just short of the Top 8 with “Feels So Close”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/17/2012

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Fun. Cover Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” With Special Guest

Even though fun and Paramore’s Hayley Williams were thousands of miles apart, the two managed to come together for a cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know.”

05/16/2012

Carly Rae Jepsen / Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/15/12

When the votes were tallied, Nicki Minaj fell just short of the Top 8 with “Starships”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/15/2012

One Direction / (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/14/12

When the votes were tallied, The Wanted fell just short of the Top 8 with “Glad You Came”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/14/2012

fun. at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio on June 7, 2011 (Photo Credit: Carl Harp / CBS Radio)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/10/12

When the votes were tallied, Nicki Minaj fell just short of the Top 8 with “Starships”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/10/2012

One Direction / (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Top 8 @ 8 For 5/9/12

When the votes were tallied, Calvin Harris fell just short of the Top 8 with “Feels So Close”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/09/2012

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Top 8 @ 8 for 5/8/12

When the votes were tallied, LMFAO fell just short of the Top 8 with “Sexy and I Know It”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/08/2012

Gotye / (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Coachella)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/7/12

When the votes were tallied, Nicki Minaj fell just short of the Top 8 with “Starships”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/07/2012

One Direction / (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/4/12

When the votes were tallied, Gotye fell just short of the Top 8 with “Somebody That I Used To Know”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/04/2012

Fun. / (Credit: Faith-Ann Young)

Top 8 @ 8 For 5/3/12

When the votes were tallied, The Wanted fell just short of the Top 8 with “Glad You Came”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/03/2012

Gotye / (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Coachella)

Gotye Is A Fan of Katy Perry, Still On Top Of The Charts

It’s another great week for fans of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know,” as the track spends its third week in the #1 position on Billboard’s Top 100 and breaking a digital sales record, becoming one of only five songs in history to sell over 400,000 digital copies in a single week.

05/03/2012

Fun. / (Credit: Faith-Ann Young)

Top 8 @ 8 for 5/1/12

When the votes were tallied, Pitbull ft Chris Brown fell just short of the Top 8 with “International Love”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

05/01/2012

Singer Nate Ruess of fun. / (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 4/26/12

When the votes were tallied, Gotye fell just short of the Top 8 with “Somebody That I Used To Know”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

04/26/2012

One Direction / (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Top 8 @ 8 for 4/25/12

When the votes were tallied, Calvin Harris fell just short of the Top 8 with “Feels So Close”…who made the Top 8? You’re in control, now for the results!!

04/25/2012

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