Who Won the Grammy for Song Of The Year?

Grammy for Song of the Year

Starting with Domenico Modugno's "Nel Blue Dipinto di Blu (Volare)" in 1959, the Grammy Awards have awarded their Song of the Year Award throughout the years. The Song of the Year Grammy is awarded to the song writer.

Other classic songs to have won the Grammy for Song of the Year include "My Heart Will Go On", "Wind Beneath My Wings", "Just the Way You Are" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water".

2018 Bruno Mars ("That's What I Like")  
Bruno Mars & Others (songwriters)
Other Nominees: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee (Despacito); Jay-Z (4:44); Julia Michaels (Issues); Logic (1-800-273-8255)
2017 Adele ("Hello")  
Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin (songwriters)
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Formation); Mike Posner (I Took A Pill In Ibiza); Justin Bieber (Love Yourself); Lukas Graham (7 Years)
2016 Ed Sheeran ("Thinking Out Loud")  
Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge (songwriters)
Other Nominees: Kendrick Lamar (Alright); Taylor Swift (Blank Space); Little Big Town (Girl Crush); Wiz Khalifa (See You Again)
2015 Sam Smith ("Stay With Me")  
James Napier, William Phillips & Sam Smith (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Meghan Trainor (All About That Bass); Sia (Chandelier); Taylor Swift (Shake It Off); Hozier (Take Me To Church)
2014 Lorde ("Royals")  
Joel Little & Ella Yelich O'Connor (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Pink (Just Give Me A Reason); Bruno Mars (Locked Out Of Heaven); Katy Perry (Roar); Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Same Love)
2013 fun. ("We Are Young")  
Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Ed Sheeran (The A Team); Miguel (Adorn); Carly Rae Jepsen (Call Me Maybe); Kelly Clarkson (Stronger)
2012 Adele ("Rolling In The Deep")  
Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Kanye West (All Of The Lights); Mumford & Sons (The Cave); Bruno Mars (Grenade); Bon Iver (Holocene)
2011 Lady Antebellum ("Need You Now")  
Dave Haywood; Josh Kear; Charles Kelley; Hillary Scott (songwriters)
Other Nominees: Beg Steal Or Borrow; F**k You; The House That Built Me; Love The Way You Lie
2010 Beyonce ("Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)")  
Thaddis Harrell; Beyonce Knowles; Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Lady Gaga (Poker Face); Maxwell (Pretty Wings); Kings Of Leon (Use Somebody); Taylor Swift (You Belong With Me)
2009 Coldplay ("Viva La Vida")  
Guy Berryman; Jonny Buckland; Will Champion; Chris Martin (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Estelle (American Boy); Adele (Chasing Pavements); Jason Mraz (I'm Yours); Sara Bareilles (Love Song)
2008 Amy Winehouse ("Rehab")  
Amy Winehouse (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Before He Cheats (Carrie Underwood); Hey There Delilah (Plain White Ts); Like A Star (Corinne Bailey Rae); Umbrella (Rihanna)
2007 Dixie Chicks ("Not Ready To Make Nice")  
Martie Maguire; Natalie Maines; Emily Robison & Dan Wilson (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Be Without You (Mary J Blige); Jesus Take the Wheel (Carrie Underwood); Put Your Records On (Corinne Bailey Rae); You're Beautiful (James Blunt)
2006 U2 ("Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own")  
Bono (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Bless The Broken Road (Rascal Flatts); Devils & Dust (Bruce Springsteen); Ordinary People (John Legend); We Belong Together (Mariah Carey)
2005 John Mayer ("Daughters")  
John Mayer (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Alicia Keys (If I Ain't Got You); Kanye West (Jesus Walks); Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying); Hoobastank (The Reason)
2004 Luther Vandross ("Dance With My Father")  
Luther Vandross; Richard Marx (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Christina Aguilera (Beautiful); Avril Lavigne (I'm With You); Warren Zevon (Keep Me In Your Heart); Eminem (Lose Yourself)
2003 Norah Jones ("Don't Know Why")  
Jesse Harris (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Avril Lavigne (Complicated); Bruce Springsteen (The Rising); Vanessa Carlton (A Thousand Miles); Alan Jackson (Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning)
2002 Alicia Keys ("Fallin'")  
Alicia Keys (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Drops of Jupiter (Train); I'm Like A Bird (Nelly Furtado); Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of (U2); Video (India.Arie)
2001 U2 ("Beautiful Day")  
Other Nominees: Breathe; I Hope You Dance; I Try; Say My Name
2000 Santana ("Smooth")  
Itaal Shur & Rob Thomas (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: I Want It That Way; Livin' La Vida Loca; Unpretty; You've Got A Way
1999 Celine Dion ("My Heart Will Go On")  
James Horner & Will Jennings (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: I Don't Want To Miss A Thing; Iris; Lean On Me; You're Still the One
1998 Shawn Colvin ("Sunny Came Home")  
John Leventhal & Shawn Colvin (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Don't Speak; How Do I Live; I Believe I Can Fly; Where Have All the Cowboys Gone
1997 Eric Clapton ("Change the World")  
Gordon Kennedy; Wayne Kirkpatrick; Tommy Sims (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Because You Loved Me; Blue; Give Me One Reason; Exhale
1996 Seal ("Kiss From A Rose")  
Seal (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: I Can Love You Like That; One Of Us; You Are Not Alone; You Oughta Know
1995 Bruce Springsteen ("Streets of Philadelphia")  
Bruce Springsteen (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: All I Wanna Do; Can You Feel the Love Tonight; Circle Of Life; I Swear
1994 Peabo Bryson ("A Whole New World")  
Alan Menken & Tim Rice (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Harvest Moon; I'd Do Anything For Love; If I Ever Lose My Faith In You; The River of Dreams
1993 Eric Clapton ("Tears In Heaven")  
Eric Clapton & Will Jennings (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Achy Breaky Heart; Beauty & the Beast; Constant Craving; Save the Best for Last
1992 Natalie Cole ("Unforgettable")  
Irving Gordon (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Baby Baby; I Do It For You; Losing My Religion; Walking In Memphis
1991 Bette Midler ("From A Distance")  
Julie Gold (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Another Day In Paradise; Hold On; Nothing Compares 2 U; Vision Of Love
1990 Bette Midler ("Wind Beneath My Wings")  
Larry Henley & Jeff Silbar (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Don't Know Much; The End of the Innocence; The Living Years; We Didn't Start the Fire
1989 Bobby McFerrin ("Don't Worry Be Happy")  
Bobby McFerrin (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Be Still My Beating Heart; Fast Car; Giving You the Best That I Got; Piano In the Dark
1988 Linda Ronstadt ("Somwhere Out There")  
James Horner; Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Didn't We Almost Have It All; I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For; La Bamba; Luka
1987 Dionne Warwick ("That's What Friends Are For")  
Burt Bacharach & Carol Bayer Sager (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Addicted To Love; Graceland; Higher Love; Sledgehammer
1986 USA for Africa ("We Are the World")  
Lionel Richie & Michael Jackson (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: The Boys Of Summer; Everytime You Go Away; I Want To Know What Love Is; Money For Nothing
1985 Tina Turner ("What's Love Got To Do With It")  
Terry Britten & Graham Lyle (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Against All Odds; Hello; I Just Called To Say I Love You; Time After Time
1984 The Police ("Every Breath You Take")  
Sting (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: All Night Long; Beat It; Billie Jean; Maniac
1983 Willie Nelson ("Always On My Mind")  
Wayne Carlson; Johnny Christopher & Mark James (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Ebony & Ivory; Eye Of the Tiger; IGY; Rosanna
1982 Kim Carnes ("Bette Davis Eyes")  
Jackie DeShannon & Donna Weiss (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Arthur's Theme; Endless Love; Just the Two Of Us; 9 To 5
1981 Christopher Cross ("Sailing")  
Christopher Cross (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Fame; Lady; Theme From New York New York; The Rose; Woman In Love
1980 Doobie Brothers ("What A Fool Believes")  
Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: After the Love Has Gone; Chuck E's In Love; I Will Survive; Minute By Minute; Reunited; She Believes In Me
1979 Billy Joel ("Just The Way You Are")  
Billy Joel (Songwriter)
1978 Debby Boone ("You Light Up My Life")  
Joe Brooks (Songwriter)
1978 Barbra Streisand ("Evergreen")  
Barbra Streisand & Paul Williams (Songwriters)
1977 Barry Manilow ("I Write the Songs")  
Bruce Johnston (Songwriter)
1976 Judy Collins ("Send In the Clowns")  
Stephen Sondheim (Songwriter)
1975 Barbra Streisand ("The Way We Were")  
Alan Bergman; Marilyn Bergman & Marvin Hamlisch (Songwriters)
1974 Roberta Flack ("Killing Me Softly With His Song")  
Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel (Songwriters)
1973 Roberta Flack ("The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face")  
Ewan MacColl (Songwriter)
1972 Carole King ("You've Got A Friend")  
Carole King (Songwriter)
1971 Simon & Garfunkel ("Bridge Over Troubled Water")  
Paul Simon (Songwriter)
1970 Joe South ("Games People Play")  
Joe South (Songwriter)
1969 Roger Miller ("Little Green Apples")  
Bobby Russell (Songwriter)
1968 5th Dimension ("Up Up And Away")  
Jimmy L Webb (Songwriter)
1967 The Beatles ("Michelle")  
John Lennon & Paul McCartney (Songwriters)
1966 Tony Bennett ("The Shadow of Your Smile")  
Johnny Mandel & Paul Francis Webster (Songwriters)
1965 Louis Armstrong ("Hello Dolly!")  
Jerry Herman (Songwriter)
1964 Henry Mancini ("Days of Wine and Roses")  
Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer (Songwriters)
1963 Anthony Newley ("What Kind Of Fool Am I")  
Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley (Songwriters)
1962 Henry Mancini ("Moon River")  
1961 Ernest Gold ("Theme from Exodus")  
Ernest Gold (Songwriter)
1959 Jimmy Driftwood ("The Battle of New Orleans")  
Jimmy Driftwood (Songwriter)
1959 Domenico Modugno ("Nel Blue Dipinto di Blu (Volare)")  
Domenico Modugno (Songwriter)