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Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List

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List of Grammy Award for Song of the Year winners from every year the award has been given out. All Grammy Award for Song of the Year winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year award are listed along with photos for every Grammy Award for Song of the Year winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Grammy Award for Song of the Year award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Grammy Award for Song of the Year winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Grammy Award for Song of the Year winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Grammy Award for Song of the Year winners of all time. Anybody who won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Grammy Award for Song of the Year-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Grammy Award for Song of the Year, so most of the famous Grammy Award for Song of the Year winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Grammy Award for Song of the Year?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use regularly. List is made up of items like Bruce Springsteen and John Lennon. (97 items)
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Adele is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer-songwriter. After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings. In 2007, she ...more

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Alan Bergman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Alan Bergman (born September 11, 1925) and Marilyn Bergman (née Keith, born November 10, 1929) are American lyricists and songwriters. The pair have been married since 1958 and have ...more
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Alan Menken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American music conductor, director, composer, songwriter and record producer. Menken is best known for his scores for films produced by Walt Disney ...more

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys was composing songs by age ...more

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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, ...more

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Andrew Dost is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Andrew Paul Dost is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist, and current member of the indie rock band Fun., in which he plays several instruments, mainly the keyboard. He was formerly a ...more
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Anthony Newley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Anthony Newley (24 September 1931 – 14 April 1999) was an English actor, singer and songwriter. Newley achieved success as a performer in such diverse fields as rock and roll and stage and ...more
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Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and filmmaker. In a career spanning six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of ...more

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Barry Mann is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Barry Mann (born Barry Imberman; February 9, 1939) is an American songwriter, and part of a successful songwriting partnership with his wife, Cynthia Weil. He has written or co-written 53 hits ...more
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Beyoncé Knowles ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and ...more

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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his first hit and signature song of the same ...more

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Bobby McFerrin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Robert Keith McFerrin Jr. (born March 11, 1950) is an American jazz vocalist and conductor. A ten-time Grammy Award winner, he is known for his unique vocal techniques, such as singing fluidly ...more
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Bobby Russell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Bobby Russell (April 19, 1940 – November 19, 1992) was an American singer and songwriter. Between 1966 and 1973, he charted five singles on the Hot Country Songs charts, including the crossover ...more
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Bruce Johnston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Bruce Arthur Johnston (born Benjamin Baldwin; June 27, 1942) is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer best known as a member of the Beach Boys. In 1965, Johnston joined ...more
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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed "The Boss", is an American singer-songwriter who is a solo artist and is the leader of the E Street Band. ...more

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Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Burt Freeman Bacharach ( BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s ...more

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Carole Bayer Sager is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Carole Bayer Sager (born Carol Bayer on March 8, 1947) is an American lyricist, singer, songwriter, painter, and New York Times best-selling author.
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Carole King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter who has been active since 1958, initially as one of the staff songwriters at the Brill Building and later ...more

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Charles Fox is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Charles Ira Fox (born October 30, 1940) is an American composer for film and television. His most heard compositions are probably the "love themes" (the sunshine pop musical ...more
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Charles Kelley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Charles Burgess Kelley (born September 11, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and founding member of the country music trio Lady Antebellum, which was formed in 2006 and are signed to ...more
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Chris Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Christopher Anthony John Martin (born 2 March 1977) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and philanthropist. He is the lead singer and co-founder of the rock band ...more

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Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. Cross won five Grammy Awards for his eponymous debut album released in ...more

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Cynthia Weil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Cynthia Weil (born October 18, 1940) is an American songwriter who wrote many songs together with her husband Barry Mann.
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Dan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
Daniel Dodd "Dan" Wilson (born May 20, 1961) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and visual artist. His songwriting resume includes "Closing Time", which ...more
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Dave Haywood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Grammy Award for Song of the Year Winners List
David Wesley "Dave" Haywood is an American country musician and songwriter. He is one-third of the band Lady Antebellum, in which he plays guitar, piano and mandolin, and sings backing ...more