rock The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records  

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List Rules Records (singles) that won the award for Best Record (not Best Album)

Along with Album of the Year and Song of the Year, Record of the Year is one of the best awards a musician or band can achieve during a particular calendar year. Record of the Year is not to be confused with Song of the Year or Album of the Year. The Record of the Year goes is awarded for a single or for one track from an album, which will explain why you'll see some of the best and most memorable records of a year on this Ultimate List.

Some of these songs have stood the test of time and are still popular today. Michael Jackson's "Beat It," Tina Turner's "What's Love Got to Do With It," The Eagles' "Hotel California," and Coldplay's "Clocks" are prime examples of best records that still live on. Whitney Houston's cover of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" ended up becoming the signature song of her career and is one of the best Record of the Year winners. Simon and Garfunkel along with Eric Clapton and U2 are three examples of musicians who have won the Grammy for Best Record the Year twice.

Vote for the song you think deserves is the Grammy Foundation's best selection for Record of the Year. All of these winners have already taken home one of the biggest Grammys and now it's up to you decide which one is the best of the lot.

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Beat It Michael Jackson - 1984

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Bridge Over Troubled Water 1971

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What's Love Got to Do With It (1984) 1985

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I Will Always Love You 1994

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Killing Me Softly Roberta Flack - 1974

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Moon River 1962

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Rolling in the Deep is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records
Rolling in the Deep ADELE - 2012

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Tears In Heaven 1993

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Just the Way You Are Billy Joel - 1979

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Beautiful Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records
Beautiful Day U2 - 2001

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Le Lauréat: Mrs. Robinson Simon and Garfunkel - 1969

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Unforgettable Natalie Cole, Nat King Cole - 1992

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Graceland Paul Simon - 1988

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Rehab Amy Winehouse - 2008

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Mack the Knife is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records
Mack the Knife 1960

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Aquarius - Let the Sunshine In Fifth Dimension - 1970

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Rosanna 1983

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It's Too Late 1972

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Bette Davis Eyes 1982

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We Are the World 1986

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Boulevard of Broken Dreams Green Day - 2006

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Smooth (feat. Rob Thomas) 2000

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(I Left My Heart) In San Francisco Tony Bennett

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Kiss From a Rose Seal - 1996

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Don't Know Why Norah Jones - 2003

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My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From "Titanic") 1999

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What a Fool Believes The Doobie Brothers - 1980

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Strangers in the Night 1967

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Higher Love Steve Winwood - 1987

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Wind Beneath My Wings 1990

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Not Ready to Make Nice Dixie Chicks - 2007

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Clocks Coldplay - 2004

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All I Wanna Do Sheryl Crow - 1995

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Please Read the Letter Robert Plant, Alison Krauss - 2009

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Strangers in the Night

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Another Day in Paradise Phil Collins - 1991

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carlybobarly added Somebody That I Used Gotye ft. Kimbra - 2013

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Get Lucky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records
Get Lucky Daft Punk

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Sailing Christopher Cross - 1981

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Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille - 1976

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Don't Worry, Be Happy (LP version) 1989

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Change The World 1997

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Walk On U2 - 2002

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The Girl From Ipanema

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talitha_eve added Mean Taylor Swift

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Days of Wine and Roses 1964

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Need You Now Lady Antebellum - 2011

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Use Somebody Kings of Leon - 2010