Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons, winner of Album of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards. To date, the band's winning album, Babel, has sold 1,737,000 copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Mumford & Sons (from left: Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall) accept the award for album of the year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Mumford & Sons Take Home Album Of The Year Grammy

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Reg Presley, The Voice Of 'Wild Thing,' Dies

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Why There Are Only 100 Copies Of The New Bob Dylan Record

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Bikini Kill Rises Again, No Less Relevant

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The Killers Return, Guitar-Rock Holdouts In A Pop World

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Joe Strummer performs with his solo project, The Latino Rockabilly War, in 1989. The Clash frontman died of heart failure in December 2002. Mark Baker/Sony Music Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Strummer's Life After Death

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Behind The Scenes Of The Beatles' 'Magical Mystery Tour'

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The Numero Group's Eccentric Soul: Omnibus includes 45 seven-inch singles highlighting local soul scenes from around the country. Courtesy of the Numero Group hide caption

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A&M Records: Independent, With Major Appeal

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Love To Hate Nickelback? Joke's On You

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Former Grandaddy frontman Jason Lytle just released a new album, Dept. of Disappearance. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Lytle Balances The Studio And A Life Outdoors

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Mumford & Sons is led by singer Marcus Mumford (second from left). The band's second album, Babel, was released on Sept. 25 and is on pace to be the highest-selling debut of 2012. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An American Punk-Rock Band On Tour In The Land Of The Arab Spring

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Bob Dylan performs on stage during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France. Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Her Spotlight, The Band Just Lives In It

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