Awards & Shows
For information on the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song and a complete list of winners for the category, go through the article given below
Home: Grammy Awards: R&B Field: Best R&B Song


  Mail This Page Add to Favorites 

Best R&B Song

The Grammy Award - Best R&B Song has been handed out since 1969. It was occasionally awarded as the R&B Songwriter’s Award. It was known as the Grammy Award - Best Rhythm & Blues Song from 1969 to 2000. The award is presented to the writer(s) of the song. Stevie Wonder, Beyonce and Alicia Keys are the most awarded in this category with three wins each. 

Winners: Grammys Best R&B Song

Year
Winner/s
Song
2010
 Taddis Harrell, Beyonce Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart
 "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" (performed by Beyonce)
2009
 M.S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen & Ne-Yo
 "Miss Independent" (performed by Ne-Yo)
2008
 Alicia Keys, Kerry Brothers, Jr. & Dirty Harry
 "No One" (performed by Alicia Keys)
2007
 Johntá Austin, Mary J. Blige, Bryan-Michael Cox and Jason Perry
 "Be Without You" (performed by Mary J. Blige)
2006
 Mariah Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal and Johnta Austin
 "We Belong Together" (performed by Mariah Carey)
2005
 Alicia Keys, Harold Lilly and Kanye West
 "You Don't Know My Name" (performed by Alicia Keys)
2004
 Beyonce Knowles, Rich Harrison and Jay-Z
 "Crazy in Love" (performed by Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z)
2003
 Erykah Badu, Madukwu Chinwah, Common, Robert Ozuna, James Poyser, Raphael Saadiq and Glen Standridge
 "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" (performed by Erykah Badu and Common)
2002
 Alicia Keys
 "Fallin'" (performed by Alicia Keys)
2001
 La Shawn Daniels, Fred Jerkins III, Rodney Jerkins, Beyoncé Knowles, LeToya Luckett, LaTavia Roberson and Kelly Rowland
 "Say My Name" (performed by Destiny's Child)
2000
 Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs, Kandi Burruss, and Tameka Cottle
 "No Scrubs" (performed by TLC)
1999
 Lauryn Hill
 "Doo Wop (That Thing)" performed by Lauryn Hill
1998
 R. Kelly
 "I Believe I Can Fly" performed by R. Kelly
1997
 Babyface
 "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" performed by Whitney Houston
1996
 Stevie Wonder
 "For Your Love" performed by Stevie Wonder
1995
 Babyface
 "I'll Make Love to You" performed by Boyz II Men
1994
 Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
 "That's the Way Love Goes" performed by Janet Jackson
1993
 Babyface, L.A. Reid and Daryl Simmons
 "End of the Road" performed by Boyz II Men
1992
 Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross and Teddy Vann
 "Power of Love/Love Power" performed by Luther Vandross
1991
 MC Hammer, Rick James and Alonzo Miller
 "U Can't Touch This" performed by MC Hammer
1990
 Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
 "If You Don't Know Me By Now" performed by Simply Red
1989
 Anita Baker, Randu Holland and Skip Scarborough
 "Giving You the Best That I Got" (performed by Anita Baker)
1988
 Bill Withers
 "Lean on Me" (performed by Club Nouveau)
1987
 Anita Baker, Louis A. Johnson and Gary Bias
 "Sweet Love" (performed by Anita Baker)
1986
 Jeffrey Cohen and Narada Michael Walden
 "Freeway of Love" (performed by Aretha Franklin)
1985
 Prince
 "I Feel for You" (performed by Chaka Khan)
1984
 Michael Jackson
 "Billie Jean" (performed by Michael Jackson)
1983
 Jay Graydon, Steve Lukather and Bill Champlin
 "Turn Your Love Around" (performed by George Benson)
1982
 Bill Withers, William Salter and Ralph MacDonald
 "Just the Two of Us" (performed by Grover Washington, Jr. and Bill Withers)
1981
 Reggie Lucas and James Mtume
 "Never Knew Love Like This Before" (performed by Stephanie Mills)
1980
 David Foster, Jay Graydon and Bill Champlin
 "After the Love Has Gone" (performed by Earth, Wind & Fire)
1979
 Paul Jabara
 "Last Dance" performed by Donna Summer
1978
 Leo Sayer and Vini Poncia
 "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" performed by Leo Sayer
1977
 Boz Scaggs and David Paich
 "Lowdown" performed by Boz Scaggs
1976
 Harry Wayne Casey, Willie Clarke, Richard Finch and Betty Wright
 "Where Is the Love" performed by Betty Wright
1975
 Stevie Wonder
 "Living for the City" performed by Stevie Wonder
1974
 Stevie Wonder
 "Superstition" performed by Stevie Wonder
1973
 Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield
 "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" performed by The Temptations
1972
 Bill Withers
 "Ain't No Sunshine" performed by Bill Withers
1971
 Ronald Dunbar and General Johnson
 "Patches" performed by Clarence Carter
1970
 Richard Lewis Spencer
 "Color Him Father" performed by The Winstons
1969
 Otis Redding and Steve Cropper
 "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay" performed by Otis Redding

  
Print Mail Recommend This Site



Top 



Grammy Awards

American Roots
Children's Field
Classical Field
Comedy Field
Composing/Arranging Field
Country Field
Dance Field
Film/TV/Media Field
General Field
Gospel Field
Historical Field
Jazz Field
Latin Field
Music Video Field
Musical Show Field
Packaging/Notes
Pop Field
Production/Engineering Field
R&B Field
Rap Field
Reggae Field
Rock Field
Special Awards
Spoken Field
Traditional Pop Field
Urban/Alternative Field
World Field
Awards and Shows