A Grammy is an award presented to people in the music industry to recognize achievements. The Grammy awarded is judged by The Recording Academy. The awards show recognizes the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year (example: October 1 to August 31). Here is a list of past Grammy award winners for the song of the year.
If you like award shows, you may also like our list of Oscar-winning songs.
Grammy Song of the Year List of Winners
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1960s Grammy Song of the Year Winners
1966 The Shadow of Your Smile – Tony Bennett
1967 Michelle – The Beatles
1970s Grammy Song of the Year Winners
1972 You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor & Carole King
1979 Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel
1980s Grammy Song of the Year Winners
1990s Grammy Song of the Year Winners
1992 Unforgettable – Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
1995 Streets of Philadelphia – Bruce Springsteen
1999 My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
2000s Grammy Song of the Year Winners
2001 Beautiful Day – U2
2002 Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
2003 Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
2004 Dance with My Father – Luther Vandross
2005 Daughters – John Mayer
2009 Viva la Vida – Coldplay
2010s Grammy Song of the Year Winners
2010 Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) – Beyoncé
2011 Need You Now – Lady A
2012 Rolling in the Deep – Adele
2016 Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
2018 That’s What I Like – Bruno Mars
Do you have a favorite Grammy song of the year winner? Please tell us what you think in the comments. I am surprised by the multiple-year winners such as Bette Midler, Henry Mancini, Roberta Flack, Barbra Streisand, Adele, and U2.
Other similar songs lists to read:
- Song Of The Year Winners: CMT, MTV, VH1, IHeartRadio, Billboard, Soul Train, CMA, ACM
- Oscar-Winning Songs Full List For Movie Goers
- CMT’s 40 Greatest Songs Of The Decade 2000-2010