Monday, January 29, 2018

Song of the Year

Grammy Award for Song of the Year

Grammy Awards berasal dari kata Gramophone Awards merupakan penghargaan yang diberikan oleh National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences di Amerika Serikat untuk menghargai prestasi di bidang industri musik.

Acara Grammy Awards pertama diadakan pada tanggal 4 Mei 1959 di Los Angeles. Namun baru pada tahun 1971 acara Grammy Awards ditayangkan di stasiun televisi. Piala Grammy Award mempunyai berat lebih dari dua kilogram ini dibuat dari metal khusus yang disebut grammium.

Peraih Grammy Award tertua yaitu Pinetop Perkins di usia 97 tahun, dan yang termuda yaitu LeAnn Rimes di usia 14 tahun.

Salah satu kategori dari penghargaan Grammy Award adalah Song of the Year. Berikut adalah daftar Song of the Year tersebut.

Year        Work Performing artist(s)

1959 "Volare" Domenico Modugno
1960 "The Battle of New Orleans" Johnny Horton
1961 "Theme of Exodus" Instrumental (Various artists)
1962 "Moon River" Henry Mancini
1963 "What Kind of Fool Am I?" Sammy Davis, Jr.
1964 "Days of Wine and Roses" Henry Mancini
1965 "Hello, Dolly!" Louis Armstrong
1966 "The Shadow of Your Smile" Tony Bennett
1967 "Michelle" The Beatles
1968 "Up, Up, and Away" The 5th Dimension
1969 "Little Green Apples" O.C. Smith
1970 "Games People Play" Joe South
1971 "Bridge over Troubled Water" Simon & Garfunkel
1972 "You've Got a Friend" James Taylor & Carole King
1973 "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" Roberta Flack
1974 "Killing Me Softly with His Song" Roberta Flack
1975 "The Way We Were" Barbra Streisand
1976 "Send in the Clowns" Judy Collins
1977 "I Write the Songs" Barry Manilow
1978 "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)" / Barbra Streisand /
        "You Light Up My Life" (Tie) Debby Boone
1979 "Just the Way You Are" Billy Joel
1980 "What a Fool Believes" The Doobie Brothers
1981 "Sailing" Christopher Cross
1982 "Bette Davis Eyes" Kim Carnes
1983 "Always on My Mind" Willie Nelson
1984 "Every Breath You Take" The Police
1985 "What's Love Got to Do with It" Tina Turner
1986 "We Are the World" Michael Jackson / USA for Africa
1987 "That's What Friends Are For" Dionne Warwick & Friends
1988 "Somewhere Out There" Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram
1989 "Don't Worry, Be Happy" Bobby McFerrin
1990 "Wind Beneath My Wings" Bette Midler
1991 "From a Distance" Bette Midler
1992 "Unforgettable" Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
1993 "Tears in Heaven" Eric Clapton
1994 "A Whole New World" Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
1995 "Streets of Philadelphia" Bruce Springsteen
1996 "Kiss from a Rose" Seal
1997 "Change the World" Eric Clapton
1998 "Sunny Came Home" Shawn Colvin
1999 "My Heart Will Go On" Celine Dion

2000 "Smooth" Santana featuring Rob Thomas
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
2006 "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" U2
2007 "Not Ready to Make Nice" Dixie Chicks
2008 "Rehab" Amy Winehouse
2009 "Viva la Vida" Coldplay
2010 "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" Beyoncé
2011 "Need You Now" Lady Antebellum
2012 "Rolling in the Deep" Adele
2013 "We Are Young" Funfeaturing Janelle Monáe
2014 "Royals" Lorde
2015 "Stay with Me" (Darkchildversion) Sam Smith
2016 "Thinking Out Loud" Ed Sheeran
2017 "Hello" Adele
2018 "That's What I Like" Bruno Mars

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