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LOS ANGELES – Daft Punk has gotten lucky at the Grammys.

The French electronic duo won record of the year for the song “Get Lucky” and album of the year for “Random Access Memories” at the awards show Sunday. “Get Lucky,” which beat hits like “Blurred Lines” and “Royals,” features Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Daft Punk, who wear helmets in public, also picked up honors for best dance/electronica album for “Random Access Memories” and pop duo/group performance.

“Well, I suppose the robots would like to thank. …” joked Williams, who won nonclassical producer of the year. “You know honestly, I bet, France is really proud of these guys right now.”

Lorde’s popular hit won song of the year and best pop solo performance.

“Thank you everyone who has let this song explode because it’s been mental,” she said.

Lorde and Daft Punk were among the big winners, along with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who won four Grammy Awards, including best new artist and rap album for “The Heist,” beating efforts from Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake.

“Wow, we’re here on the stage right now,” said Macklemore, thanking fans first, then his fiancee and team. “I want to say we made this album without a record label, we made it independently and we appreciate all the support.”

Beyonce kicked off the evening with a steamy and smoky performance of “Drunk In Love:” She started on a chair and then grinded in a revealing black outfit. Jay Z emerged in a fitted suit to rap his verse, and the couple – parents of little Blue Ivy – held hands and danced together.

Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar collaborated onstage to create an electrifying performance, as the acts sported all-white and went from rap song to rock song. Robin Thicke performed with Chicago, singing the group’s songs before going into “Blurred Lines,” which energized the crowd. Thicke finished the performance singing on the floor.

Katy Perry sang “Dark Horse” in an eerie forest with fire that mirrored the song’s vibe, and John Legend and Taylor Swift – who whipped her head, and hair, back and forth – played pianos during their slow songs. Pink twirled in the air in her signature Cirque du Soleil-form.

Swift, who was nominated for album of the year, lost best country album in a surprise upset to rising singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves.

“Oh my goodness. Oh my god. I can’t even. I can’t even,” said a teary-eyed, but happy Musgraves, whose “Same Trailer Different Park” won the honor. “I got to make a record that I poured myself into and I’m so proud of.”

The singer also beat Swift for best country song and was nominated for new artist.

Macklemore & Lewis’ wins, which include best rap song and rap performance for “Thrift Shop,” come after the Grammy rap committee almost ousted the group from its categories. A source told the Associated Press that the rap committee rejected the duo, but that was later overruled by the general Grammy committee. The rap committee felt Macklemore & Lewis should qualify for the pop awards instead because of their massive success on Top 40 radio.

The source, who attended the general Grammy meeting, spoke on the condition of anonymity because the meeting was private.

Justin Timberlake, who wasn’t up for any of the major awards, won three trophies, including best R&B song for “Pusher Love Girl” and music video for “Suit & Tie,” which also earned Jay Z a Grammy. Jay Z and Timberlake also won best rap/sung collaboration for “Holy Grail.”

Mars won best pop vocal album with his sophomore release, “Unorthodox Jukebox.”

“Ma, I know you’re watching. I hope you’re smiling. I love you very much,” said Mars, remembering his mother, who died last year. Mars’ father attended the awards show.