Contact Us

Skrillex Wins 2012 Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording

Skrillex
Larry Busacca, Getty Images

Dubstep-influenced electronic artist Skrillex, who surprised many by scoring five nominations for the 2012 Grammy Awards, has taken home the award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical.

The award was presented at this afternoon’s non-televised ceremony. Skrillex won for his remix of ‘Cinema,’ a track by Benny Benassi. Skrillex was in attendance and took the stage, reading a lengthy list of thank-yous from his cell phone.

In addition to thanking his management and label teams, Skrillex put his Grammy win in perspective, saying, “This is really crazy for me, man. Just a year and a half ago I was making that song in my bedroom. I was living in an illegal warehouse space in L.A.”

Skrillex beat out an impressive list of electronic dance music artists, including deadmau5, Daft Punk, and Afrojack. In his speech, he gave a shout-out to “everyone in the EDM community. This means a lot to us… I think it’s awesome that we’re all getting recognized.” David Guetta had won the Best Remixed Recording Grammy the previous two years.

Skrillex is also up for Best New Artist, an award that will be broadcast during the main telecast, which airs at CBS at 8PM ET tonight.

See List of 2012 Grammy Awards Winners

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://popcrush.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Popcrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Popcrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!