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VOTE The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records  

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

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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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Michael Jackson - 1984

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91 47
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Bridge Over Troubled Water 1971

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68 42
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What's Love Got to Do With It (1984) 1985

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68 46
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I Will Always Love You 1994

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72 57
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Roberta Flack - 1974

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54 38
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Moon River 1962

7
61 43
Rolling in the Deep is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records
ADELE - 2012

8
56 47
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Billy Joel - 1979

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60 41
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Tears In Heaven 1993

10
54 50
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Simon and Garfunkel - 1969

11
56 51
Beautiful Day is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records
U2 - 2001

12
46 45
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Natalie Cole, Nat King Cole - 1992

13
46 54
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Amy Winehouse - 2008

14
40 46
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Rosanna 1983

15
45 35
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My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From "Titanic") 1999

16
34 47
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Fifth Dimension - 1970

17
37 48
Mack the Knife is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ever Grammy Winning Records
Mack the Knife 1960

18
43 46
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Green Day - 2006

19
39 44
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Paul Simon - 1988

20
43 44
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Bette Davis Eyes 1982

21
39 34
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Smooth (feat. Rob Thomas) 2000

22
43 51
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We Are the World 1986

23
28 32
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It's Too Late 1972

24
29 34
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(I Left My Heart) In San Francisco Tony Bennett

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37 46
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Norah Jones - 2003