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Gotye
Background Information
Birth Name Wouter De Backer
Born 21 May 1980 (age 32)
Bruges, Belgium
Origin Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Genres Indie rock, alternative rock
Occupations Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizer
Years active 2001–present
Labels Fairfax, Universal Republic, Independent, Samples 'n' Seconds, Inertia, Lucky Number, Eleven
Associated acts The Basics, Kimbra

Gotye Songs

Somebody That I Used To Know 2011 Making Mirrors
Eyes Wide Open 2011 Making Mirrors
Hearts a Mess 2006 Like Drawing Blood
Save Me 2011 Making Mirrors
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Easy Way Out 2011 Making Mirrors
Smoke and Mirrors 2011 Making Mirrors
Bronte 2011 Making Mirrors
State of the Art 2011 Making Mirrors
Giving Me a Chance 2011 Making Mirrors
I Feel Better 2011 Making Mirrors
Learnalilgivinanlovin 2006 Like Drawing Blood
The Only Way 2006 Like Drawing Blood
Making Mirrors 2011 Making Mirrors

Gotye Awards

Year Ceremony Nominated work Category Result
2011 ARIA Music Awards "Somebody That I Used to Know" Single of the Year Won
Highest Selling Single Nominated
Best Pop Release Won
Best Video (Natasha Pincus) Won
Engineer of the Year (François Tétaz) Won
Producer of the Year (Himself) Won
Himself Best Male Artist Won
MTV Europe Music Awards Himself Best Asia and Pacific Act Nominated
2012 Premios 40 Principales "Somebody That I Used to Know" Mejor Canción Internacional en Lengua No Española Nominated
Himself Mejor Artista Revelación 2012 Nominated
APRA Music Awards "Somebody That I Used to Know" Song of the Year Won
Most-played Australian work Won
Himself Songwriter of the Year Won
Teen Choice Awards Himself Choice Breakout Artist Nominated
"Somebody That I Used to Know" Choice Rock Song Nominated
Choice Break-Up Song Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Himself Best Australia & New Zealand Act Won
Best Asia and Pacific Act Nominated
Best Push Act Nominated
"Somebody That I Used to Know" Best Song Nominated
American Music Awards Himself Favorite Alternative Rock Artist Nominated
Best New Artist of the Year Nominated
ARIA Music Awards Making Mirrors Album of the Year Won
Best Pop Release Won
Best Cover Artist (Frank de Backer, Himself) Won
Engineer of the Year (François Tétaz) Won
Best Male Artist (Himself) Won
Himself Best Australian Live Act Won
2013 People's Choice Awards Himself Favorite Breakout Artist Nominated
2013 Grammy Awards "Somebody That I Used to Know" (feat. Kimbra) Record of the Year Won
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Won
Making Mirrors Best Alternative Music Album Won

 


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