Fun.'s 'We Are Young' wins song of the year Grammy

Fun.'s 'We Are Young' wins song of the year Grammy

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: (L-R) Musician Andrew Dost, ssinger Nate Ruess and guitarist Jack Antonoff of fun. attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

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by MESFIN FEKADU

AP

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 8:08 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fun.'s night just got real fun: The pop-rock trio won the Grammy for song of the year for "We Are Young."

It's the group's first Grammy win. They're up for four other awards.

"We Are Young" features Janelle Monae and hit the top spot of the Billboard charts last year. It has sold more than six million single tracks.

Lead singer Nate Ruess joked onstage: "This is in HD, everyone can see our faces and we are not very young."

The group is nominated in all four top categories at Sunday's ceremony. They also performed their latest single, "Carry On," at the show.

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and Skrillex lead in winners so far with three wins each.

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