Looking back 'Best Songs of the Year' are named by Grammy for last 10 years
The 60th Grammy Awards will take place on January 28 (local time) here in New York City, USA. Over the past 60 years, Grammy has been claiming to be one of the most prestigious awards in the music industry. Look back on the 10 songs that have won the "Best Song of the Year" category and the Golden Trumpet for the last 10 years.
2008: Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Overcoming other names, including Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Jay-Z, the late actress Amy Winehouse won the song of the year and the record of the year at the ceremony Grammy Awards.
2009: Viva La Vida – Coldplay
2009 would be Jason Mraz's hit "I'm yours", but the final win for Coldplay is with "Viva La Vida".
2010: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyonce
2010 was considered a boom year of the world music scene with the appearance of two new stars on the list of nominees that are now the world's leading artists - Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga. "Single Ladies" was a successful song with a viral dance around the world, which helped Beyonce surpass Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" and Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me" for the prestigious golden trumpet.
2011: Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Big win at the 53rd Grammy Awards, country group Lady Antebellum won a total of 5 Golden Trumpets for Best Country Album, Best Song of the Year, Best Record of the Year, Best Country Band for Performance and Best Country Song.
2012: Rolling In The Deep – Adele
2012 will probably be the highlight of Adele's career when British singer won six awards for all six nominations, including the three most important category is Best Album of the Year, Best Song of the Year, Best Record of the Year and Best Short Video ("Rolling In The Deep"), Best Pop Performance ("Someone Like You"), Best Pop Album ("21").
2013: We Are Young – Fun
At the 55th Grammy Awards in 2013, Indie Fun group won two categories of Best Newcomer and Best Song of the Year alongside many other names such as Ed Sheeran, Carly Rae Jepsen and Kelly Clarkson.
2014: Royals – Lorde
Having passed the nominations of Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Macklemore and P! Nk, the 17-year-old girl from New Zealand became the youngest winner in the history of the Grammy Awards.
2015: Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Defeating the notable adversaries like "Chandelier" - phenomenon of the year, "Stay With Me" helped Sam Smith bring back two Grammy Awards for Best Song of the Year and Best Record of the Year along with Best Newcomer.
2016: Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
The friend couple Ed Sheeran - Taylor Swift is probably the happiest peolple in the 58th Grammy Awards when Best Album of the Year and Best Song of the Year belonged to album "1989" of Taylor and "Thinking Out Loud” song of Ed.
2017: Hello – Adele
2017 was probably another successful year for Adele with super hit "Hello" and album "25" sweeping all the charts. It wasn’t confused when she brought back the 3 most important golden trumpets for Best Song, Best Record of the Year and Best Album of the Year.
Let’s wait for the worthy person who will be the owner of “Best Song of the Year” at the 60th Grammy Awards held on January 28th.
Grammy nominated songs of 2018
- "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber
- "Issues" - Julia Michaels
- "4:44" - Jay-Z
- "1-800-273-8255" - Alessia Cara & Khalid
- "That's What I Like" - Bruno Mars
By: Gitta Russell