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Facts about the Grammy Songs Of The Year award

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The Grammys: The greatest song of the year

The Grammys identification of the greatest song of the year is more complex than most rewards.

  • Song Of The Year rewards the songwriters who wrote and composed the song.
  • The awards have Record Of The Year, which goes to the singer and production team.

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  • The first Song Of The Year was in Italian (1959). The Grammy Awards judges gave the prize to Domenico Modugno's Volare.
  • Jimmy Webb's By the Time I Get To Phoenix is regarded as one of the classic songs in the 1960s. The Grammy panel gave it a nomination ...

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  • The Beatles won only once for the song Michelle, of the album Rubber Soul.
  • From 1975, a string of pop classics was seen, such as The Bee Gees' Jive Talkin' and David Bowie's Fame, but the jury decided on Judy Collins' Send In The Clo...

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  • The Doobie Brothers Michael McDonald found himself nominated twice in the same year, but with two different writing partners. The winner was the song co-written with Kenny Loggins, What A Fool Believes.
  • Despite Michael Jackson's chart-topping domination, neither he n...

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  • The Grammys and the Oscars often go hand in hand. 1994 was noteworthy because three of the songs nominated were from films. Victory went to Bruce Springsteen Streets of Philadelphia.
  • Some of the world's biggest artists have never been recognised nor ...

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  • In 1987, U2 was nominated for I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For. But it was only in 2000 that they took the honours with Beautiful Day, and five years later with another for Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own.
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