Leonard Cohen among Grammy winners in rock categories

This year’s Grammy winners in rock categories have been announced, with Leonard Cohen leading the way with a win in Best Rock Performance for his song “You Want it Darker.”

It’s the third time the late singer-songwriter Cohen has been recognized by the Grammys. Cohen also won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award in 2010 and was also recognized as a featured artist on Herbie Hancock’s River: The Joni Letters, which was 2007’s Album of the Year.

Here’s a look at this year’s winners:

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Best Alternative Music Album: The National, Sleep Well Beast

Best Metal Performance: Mastodon, “Sultan’s Curse”

Best Rock Album: The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding

Best Rock Performance: Leonard Cohen, “You Want it Darker”

Best Rock Song: Foo Fighters, “Run”

The full list of rock nominees can be seen here.

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