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Song of the Year

The Grammy for Song of the Year goes to composer of the song unlike popular misconception that it goes to an artist who performed the song. This category has been awarded since the birth of the Grammys in 1959. It is one among the four most prestigious awards at the Grammys. A song nominated for Song of the Year may also be nominated for Record of the Year. Unlike Record of the Year, which goes to the performer and production team of a single song, Song of the Year goes to the composer(s) of the song. 

Winners: Grammys Song of the Year

Year
Winner/s
2010
 Thaddis "Kuk" Harrell, Beyoncé, Terius Nash, Christopher Stewart for "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" performed by Beyoncé
2009
 Coldplay for "Viva la Vida" performed by Coldplay
2008
 Amy Winehouse for "Rehab” performed by Amy Winehouse
2007
 Dixie Chicks & Dan Wilson for "Not Ready to Make Nice” performed by Dixie Chicks
2006
 U2 for "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" performed by U2
2005
 John Mayer for "Daughters" performed by John Mayer
2004
 Richard Marx & Luther Vandross for "Dance with My Father" performed by Luther Vandross
2003
 Jesse Harris for "Don't Know Why” performed by Norah Jones
2002
 Alicia Keys for "Fallin'" performed by Alicia Keys
2001
 U2 for "Beautiful Day” performed by U2
2000
 Itaal Shur & Rob Thomas for "Smooth” performed by Santana featuring Rob Thomas
1999
 James Horner & Will Jennings for "My Heart Will Go On"performed by Celine Dion
1998
 Shawn Colvin & John Leventhal for "Sunny Came Home"performed by Shawn Colvin
1997
 Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick & Tommy Sims for "Change the World"performed by Eric Clapton
1996
 Seal for "Kiss from a Rose"performed by Seal
1995
 Bruce Springsteen for "Streets of Philadelphia" performed by Bruce Springsteen
1994
 Alan Menken & Tim Rice for "A Whole New World" performed by Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
1993
 Eric Clapton for "Tears in Heaven"performed by Eric Clapton
1992
 Irving Gordon for "Unforgettable"performed by Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
1991
 Julie Gold for "From a Distance" performed by Bette Midler
1990
 Larry Henley & Jeff Silbar for "Wind Beneath My Wings"performed by Bette Midler
1989
 Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy"performed by Bobby McFerrin
1988
 James Horner, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil for "Somewhere Out There" performed by Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram
1987
 Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager for "That's What Friends Are For" performed by Dionne Warwick & Friends
1986
 Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie for "We Are the World"performed by USA for Africa
1985
 Graham Lyle & Terry Britten for "What's Love Got to Do with It"performed by Tina Turner
1984
 Sting for "Every Breath You Take" performed by The Police
1983
 Johnny Christopher, Mark James & Wayne Carson for "Always on My Mind" performed by Willie Nelson
1982
 Donna Weiss & Jackie DeShannon for "Bette Davis Eyes"performed by Kim Carnes
1981
 Christopher Cross for "Sailing"performed by Christopher Cross
1980
 Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald for "What a Fool Believes"performed by The Doobie Brothers
1979
 Billy Joel for "Just the Way You Are"performed by Billy Joel
1978
 Barbra Streisand & Paul Williams for "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)" performed by Barbra Streisand
1978
 Joe Brooks for "You Light Up My Life" performed by Debby Boone
1977
 Bruce Johnston for "I Write the Songs" performed by Barry Manilow
1976
 Stephen Sondheim for "Send in the Clowns" performed by Judy Collins
1975
 Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman & Marvin Hamlisch for "The Way We Were" performed by Barbra Streisand
1974
 Norman Gimbel & Charles Fox for "Killing Me Softly with His Song"performed by Roberta Flack
1973
 Ewan MacColl for "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"performed by Roberta Flack
1972
 Carole King for "You've Got a Friend" performed by James Taylor & Carole King
1971
 Paul Simon for "Bridge over Troubled Water"performed by Simon & Garfunkel
1970
 Joe South for "Games People Play" performed by Joe South
1969
 Bobby Russell for "Little Green Apples" performed by O. C. Smith
1968
 Jimmy Webb for "Up, Up and Away"performed by The 5th Dimension
1967
 John Lennon & Paul McCartney for "Michelle" performed by The Beatles
1966
 Paul Francis Webster & Johnny Mandel for "The Shadow of Your Smile" performed by Tony Bennett
1965
 Jerry Herman for "Hello, Dolly!" performed by Louis Armstrong
1964
 Johnny Mercer & Henry Mancini for "Days of Wine and Roses"performed by Andy Williams
1963
 Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley for "What Kind of Fool Am I?" performed by Sammy Davis, Jr.
1962
 Henry Mancini for "Moon River"performed by Andy Williams
1961
 Ernest Gold for "Theme from Exodus" performed by Various Artists
1960
 Jimmy Driftwood for "The Battle of New Orleans" performed by Johnny Horton
1959
 Domenico Modugno for "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"performed by Domenico Modugno

  
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