Flume poses in the press room with the award for best dance/electronic album for
Flume poses in the press room with the award for best dance/electronic album for "Skin" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. Chris Pizzello - Invision - AP

GRAMMY AWARDS: Aussie Flume picks up Grammy award

There are 83 gongs to give away, and many of them are already being announced before the major ones are revealed at the Grammy Awards ceremony.

Flume has picked up an award for his album, Skins.

"Wow. This is totally insane," he told the at the ceremony underway in Los Angeles.

Flume is no stranger to winning awards in Australia, with hauls at ARIA ceremonies, but at the music world's biggest night he was floored to win in a category featuring Jean-Michel Jarre, Tycho, Underworld and Louie Vega.

"I'm really proud to be here representing Australia and Australian music at the Grammys on this stage right now," Flume told the audience.

Best Dance/Electronic Album:

  • WINNER: Skin - Flume
  • Electronica 1: The Time Machine - Jean-Michel Jarre
  • Epoch - Tycho
  • Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future - Underworld
  • Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII - Louie Vega

While he won this award, he missed out to The Chainsmokers for Best Dance Recording, which they won for "Don't Let Me Down".

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