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Las Vegas’ Imagine Dragons, headliner DJ Zedd among Grammy winners

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Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons in concert at the Joint on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Afterward, frontman Dan Reynolds played DJ at nearby after-hours club Body English.

Updated Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 | 11:49 p.m.

Imagine Dragons at the Joint; Dan Reynolds Spins at Body English

Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons in concert at the Joint on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Afterward, frontman Dan Reynolds played DJ at nearby after-hours club Body English. Launch slideshow »

The 2014 Grammys telecast is still a few hours away, but with more than 80 awards to dole out, many are revealed at a separate ceremony earlier in the day.

Among those winners are Las Vegas’ own Imagine Dragons, who took home the award for Best Rock Performance for their hit “Radioactive,” beating out the likes of Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and David Bowie.

The boys are still up for Record of the Year for the same track, competing against Lorde, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars and Robin Thicke. The winner will be announced during tonight’s telecast.

Also among the early winners is Las Vegas club headliner Zedd, who won for Best Dance Recording for his smash “Clarity” featuring British singer Foxes.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won the coveted Best New Artist award. They also swept the rap categories, taking home trophies for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for the ubiquitous “Thrift Shop” and Best Rap Album for “The Heist.”

Vampire Weekend won for Best Alternative Music Album for last year’s acclaimed “Modern Vampires of the City.”

Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” beat out Las Vegas residents Calvin Harris and Kaskade for Best Dance/Electronica Album. The French robots also won for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Get Lucky" with Pharrell and Nile Rogers. Led Zeppelin’s live album “Celebration Day” took home the award for Best Rock Album.

Last updated at 11:49 p.m.: A list of categories and nominees is below, with 56th Annual Grammy Awards winners indicated in bold as they're announced in L.A. Full list: Grammy.com.

Record of the Year

"Get Lucky" -- Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers -- WINNER

"Radioactive" -- Imagine Dragons

"Royals" -- Lorde

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars

"Blurred Lines" -- Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell

Album of the Year

"The Blessed Unrest" -- Sara Bareilles

"Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk -- WINNER

"Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" -- Kendrick Lamar

"The Heist" -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

"Red" -- Taylor Swift

Song of the Year

"Just Give Me a Reason" -- P!nk featuring Nate Ruess

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars

"Roar" -- Katy Perry

"Royals" -- Lorde -- WINNER

"Same Love" -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best New Artist

James Blake

Kendrick Lamar

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis -- WINNER

Kacey Musgraves

Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance

Sara Bareilles -- "Brave"

Lorde -- "Royals" -- WINNER

Bruno Mars -- "When I Was Your Man"

Katy Perry -- "Roar"

Justin Timberlake -- "Mirrors"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers -- "Get Lucky" -- WINNER

P!nk featuring Nate Ruess -- "Just Give Me a Reason"

Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko -- "Stay"

Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell -- "Blurred Lines"

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z -- "Suit & Tie"

Best Pop Vocal Album

Lana Del Rey -- "Paradise"

Lorde -- "Pure Heroine"

Bruno Mars -- "Unorthodox Jukebox" -- WINNER

Robin Thicke -- "Blurred Lines"

Justin Timberlake -- "The 20/20 Experience -- The Complete Experience"

Best Dance Recording

"Need U (100%)" -- Duke Dumont featuring A*M*E & MNEK

"Sweet Nothing" -- Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch

"Atmosphere" -- Kaskade

"The Is What it Feels Like" -- Armin Van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie

"Clarity" -- Zedd featuring Foxes -- WINNER

Best Dance/Electronica Album

"Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk -- WINNER

"Settle" -- Disclosure

"18 Months" -- Calvin Harris

"Atmosphere" -- Kaskade

"A Color Map of the Sun" -- Pretty Lights

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

"Viva Duets" -- Tony Bennett and various artists

"To Be Loved" -- Michael Bublé -- WINNER

"The Standards" -- Gloria Estefan

"Cee Lo's Magic Moment" -- Cee Lo Green

"Now" -- Dionne Warwick

Best Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes -- "Always Alright"

David Bowie -- "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)"

Imagine Dragons -- "Radioactive" -- WINNER

Led Zeppelin -- "Kashmir"

Queens of the Stone Age -- "My God is the Sun"

Jack White -- "I'm Shakin' "

Best Rock Song

"Ain't Messin' 'Round" -- Gary Clark Jr.

"Cut Me Some Slack" -- Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear -- WINNER

"Doom and Gloom" -- The Rolling Stones

"God Is Dead?" -- Black Sabbath

"Panic Station" -- Muse

Best Rock Album

Black Sabbath -- "13"

David Bowie -- "The Next Day"

Kings of Leon -- "Mechanical Bull"

Led Zeppelin -- "Celebration Day" -- WINNER

Queens of the Stone Age -- "... Like Clockwork"

Neil Young with Crazy Horse -- "Psychedelic Pill"

Best Alternative Music Album

Neko Case -- "The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You"

The National -- "Trouble Will Find Me"

Nine Inch Nails -- "Hesitation Marks"

Tame Impala -- "Lonerism"

Vampire Weekend -- "Modern Vampires of the City" -- WINNER

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Gary Clark Jr. -- "Please Come Home" -- WINNER

Fantasia -- "Get It Right"

Maysa -- "Quiet Fire"

Gregory Porter -- "Hey Laura"

Ryan Shaw -- "Yesterday"

Best R&B Song

"Best of Me" -- Anthony Hamilton

"Love and War" -- Tamar Braxton

"Only One" -- P.J. Morton featuring Stevie Wonder

"Pusher Love Girl" -- Justin Timberlake -- WINNER

"Without Me" -- Fantasia featuring Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliott

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Tamar Braxton -- "Love and War"

Fantasia -- "Side Effects of You"

Salaam Remi -- "One: In the Chamber"

Rihanna -- "Unapologetic" -- WINNER

Mack Wilds -- "New York: A Love Story"

Best R&B Album

Faith Evans -- "R&B Divas"

Alicia Keys -- "Girl on Fire" -- WINNER

John Legend -- "Love in the Future"

Chrisette Michele -- "Better"

TGT -- "Three Kings"

Best Rap Performance

Drake -- "Started From the Bottom"

Eminem -- "Berserk"

Jay Z -- "Tom Ford"

Kendrick Lamar -- "Swimming Pools (Drank)"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz -- "Thrift Shop" -- WINNER

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

J. Cole featuring Miguel -- "Power Trip"

Jay Z featuring Beyoncé -- "Part II (On the Run)"

Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake -- "Holy Grail" -- WINNER

Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J. Blige -- "Now or Never"

Wiz Khalifa featuring the Weeknd -- "Remember You"

Best Rap Song

"F***in' Problems" -- A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar

"Holy Grail" -- Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake

"New Slaves" -- Kanye West

"Started From the Bottom" -- Drake

"Thrift Shop" -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis -- WINNER

Best Rap Album

Drake -- "Nothing Was the Same"

Jay Z -- "Magna Carta ... Holy Grail"

Kendrick Lamar -- "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis -- "The Heist" -- WINNER

Kanye West -- "Yeezus"

Best Country Solo Performance

Lee Brice -- "I Drive Your Truck"

Hunter Hayes -- "I Want Crazy"

Miranda Lambert -- "Mama's Broken Heart"

Darius Rucker -- "Wagon Wheel" -- WINNER

Blake Shelton -- "Mine Would Be You"

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

The Civil Wars -- "From This Valley" -- WINNER

Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill -- "Don't Rush"

Little Big Town -- "Your Side of the Bed"

Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban -- "Highway Don't Care"

Kenny Rogers With Dolly Parton -- "You Can't Make Old Friends"

Best Country Song

"Begin Again" -- Taylor Swift

"I Drive Your Truck" -- Lee Brice

"Mama's Broken Heart" -- Miranda Lambert

"Merry Go 'Round" -- Kacey Musgraves -- WINNER

"Mine Would Be You" -- Blake Shelton

Best Country Album

Jason Aldean -- "Night Train"

Tim McGraw -- "Two Lanes of Freedom"

Kacey Musgraves -- "Same Trailer Different Park" -- WINNER

Blake Shelton -- "Based on a True Story"

Taylor Swift -- "Red"

Best Latin Pop Album

Frankie J -- "Faith, Hope y Amor"

Ricardo Montaner -- "Viajero Frecuente"

Draco Rosa -- "Vida" -- WINNER

Aleks Syntek -- "Syntek"

Tommy Torres -- "12 Historias"

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Café Tacvba -- "El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco"

El Tri -- "Ojo Por Ojo"

Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas -- "Chances"

La Santa Cecilia -- "Treinta Dias" -- WINNER

Los Amigos Invisibles -- "Repeat After Me"

Producer of the Year, Nonclassical

Rob Cavallo

Dr. Luke

Ariel Rechtshaid

Jeff Tweedy

Pharrell Williams -- WINNER

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