Grammys 2013: Check out the backstage quotes from winners
At the Grammys 2013 ceremony, Adele discussed her new album, Gotye reveals the decisions behind his hit single 'Somebody That I Used To Know,' and more.
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QUICKQUOTE: NATE RUESS
"I don't know what I was thinking writing the chorus for this song. If this is in HD, everybody can see our faces, and we are not very young." — fun. lead singer Nate Ruess as the band accepted the song of the year Grammy for "We Are Young."
— Sandy Cohen — http: www.twitter.com/APSandy
GRAMMYS DON'T WAIT FOR ANYONE
The Grammy Awards show started at 8 p.m. EST. Not at 8:05 or 8:07 or 8:10
The late-arriving celebrity crowd quickly learned that fact when they were kept in a vestibule with all the regular folks until the first commercial break. Only then were they allowed to take their seats.
The stars' handlers did manage to move them to the front of the line that was waiting to get in.
— Nekesa Mumbi Moody — Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nekesamumbi .
QUICKQUOTE: BONNIE RAITT
"I was up against all these guys who had much bigger records and a bigger splash. It makes an old girl feel good." — 63-year-old singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt, who earned her 10th career Grammy in the best Americana album category for "Slipstream," beating out a field that included Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers and The Avett Brothers.
— Beth Harris — Twitter http://twitter.com/bethharrisap
QUICKQUOTE: TAYLOR SWIFT
"So he calls me up and he's like, 'I still love you.' And I'm like, 'I'm sorry, I'm busy opening up the Grammys.'" — Taylor Swift, during her show-opening performance of her Grammy-nominated song "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."
— Anthony McCartney — http://twitter.com/mccartneyAP
KIMBRA WAS THE CHARM
He had already gone through two female singers for the track and was waiting on another vocalist when "she called out."