Dan’s four Grammy wins on Feb. 10 should have been cause for major celebration, but a new claim that he’s currently divorcing wife Stephanie Gonis must have put a damper on the party! Read on for all the details.
The Black Keys had a great night at The Grammys on Feb. 10. The critically-beloved band took home three statuettes in the Rock categories, for Album, Performance, and Song. Dan Auerbach, guitarist in the two-man group, also took home the coveted Producer of the Year Grammy. But it wasn’t all party for Dan, 33, as a new report claims that the musician is in the midst of a divorce with wife Stephanie Gonis!
Several sources tell Us Weekly that Dan and Stephanie are calling it quits. “Dan’s wife wasn’t there [at the ceremony] because they are going through a divorce,” one source told the magazine, adding that the separation is “unfortunate.” The “Howlin’ For You” musician was noticeably missing his wedding band as he walked the red carpet at the event.
He and Stephanie have one daughter together, 4-year-old Sadie Little Auerbach.
The Black Keys’ Grammys Acceptance Speech
While he and bandmate Patrick Carney made their acceptance speech during the ceremony inside the Staples Center, the kept their words brief, thanking their professional partners and crew and “everybody in Akron, Ohio and everybody in Nashville.”
The Black Keys Awards History
The band won Best Rock Album for El Camino, Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance for “Lonely Boy” at the ceremony. The new hardware joins their three previous Grammys, won in 2011. They took home Best Alternative Music Album and Best Recording Package for Brothers and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for “Tighten Up”. The group also has a 2010 MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist under their belt.
Not only that, they have a busy year ahead of them. Their follow-up to El Camino is already in the works.
— Billy Nilles
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