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  GRAMMY.com - Voting
Recording Academy members and record companies enter recordings and music videos released during the eligibility year which they consider worthy of recognition in the GRAMMY Awards process.
Results of members' voting are not known until the GRAMMY Awards presentation ceremony when names of the winners are delivered by Deloitte in sealed envelopes.
GRAMMY Award winners are revealed during the GRAMMY Awards telecast.
www.grammy.com /GRAMMY_Awards/Voting   (390 words)

  Grammy Award for Song of the Year - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Song of the Year is one of the two most prestigious awards in the Grammies, if not in all of the music industry.
It is always the case that one or more recordings are nominated for both Song of the Year and Record of the Year, and one recording may be awarded both awards.
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for music released in the previous year.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Song_of_the_Year   (663 words)

 Song of the Year Anounces Winners
Song of the Year is excited to recognize Bulgarian native Danail Yordanov for his exceptional songwriting ability.
The Song of the Year judges are some of the biggest names in music including many Grammy Award winners.
Song of the Year is excited to recognize Danail for his exceptional songwriting ability for the song The Two Pathways.
www.prweb.com /releases/2004/9/prweb157318.htm   (288 words)

 Grammy Award for Song of the Year : Best Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Grammy Awards of 1978: "Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)" (Barbra Streisand and Paul Williams), performed by Barbra Streisand
Grammy Awards of 1966: "The Shadow of Your Smile" (Paul Francis Webster[?] and Johnny Mandel[?]), performed by Tony Bennett
Grammy Awards of 1962: "Moon River" (Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer), performed by Henry Mancini
www.eurofreehost.com /be/Best_Song_4.html   (443 words)

 Songwriters Songwriting Contest
Song of the Year is listed on the 2004 list of contributors.
Those songs are sent out to major/minor labels, publishers, entertainment attorneys, music managers, and many other outlets who we have relationships with.
At year's end, 12 monthly "winning" songs from each category will be judged by a secondary-judging panel who selects one song to represent each category.
www.songoftheyear.com /about.htm   (215 words)

 Dixie Chicks win song of the year Grammy : thewest.com.au
Country music trio the Dixie Chicks have won the Grammy Award for song of the year for their defiant tune Not Ready To Make Nice, a response to the backlash over singer Natalie Maines' criticism of President George W Bush.
The song bombed at country radio, which has largely boycotted the group, and the album's sales were disappointing.
The song of the year Grammy is a songwriter's award.
www.thewest.com.au /aapstory.aspx?StoryName=355330   (552 words)

 Luther Vandross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He won four Grammy awards in 2004 including the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for the track "Dance With My Father", co-written with Richard Marx.
In the Grammy Awards of 1997, he won his third Best Male RandB Vocal for the track "Your Secret Love".
The title track, which was dedicated to the memory of the younger Vandross' childhood dances with his father, won Luther and his co-writer, singer Richard Marx, the 2004 Grammy Award for Song Of The Year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Luther_Vandross   (1916 words)

 Johnny Mandel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johnny Mandel (born November 23, 1925, New York) is an American composer and arranger of popular songs, film music and jazz.
In 1966 he and Paul Francis Webster won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "The Shadow of Your Smile" (Love Theme From The Sandpiper), performed by Tony Bennett.
He won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s) in 1992 for Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole's "Unforgettable" and again in 1993 for Horn's "Here's to Life".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Johnny_Mandel   (162 words)

 Encyclopedia: Grammy Award for Best Country Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriter's Award) has been awarded since 1965.
The award is given to the writer of the song.
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for music released in the previous year.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Grammy-Award-for-Best-Country-Song   (665 words)

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In addition to his win Glen's song will go on to compete at the end of the year in his category for the Grand Prize and status of "song of the year".
Song of the Year is excited to recognize Glen for his exceptional songwriting ability for the song "Mountain Man".
When asked what inspired the song Glen commented that "After living in Nashville, TN for three years, on a trip back home I realized where my heart was, in West Virginia".
homepage.mac.com /mixdown04/iblog/C697067099/E429652390   (231 words)

A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year.
(Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.)
(Award to the Ensemble (and to the Conductor.))
grammy.com /awards/grammy/47winners.aspx   (1541 words)

 SongwriterUniverse Magazine - Richard Marx Article
Other standout songs are “Nothing Left To Say,” “One Thing Left” and “Everything Good.” Another noteworthy song is “The Other Side,” which is Marx’s moving farewell to his late father.
Marx recalled how he came to write this song with Vandross, the song’s creative evolution, and how it felt to win the Grammy (in the wake of Vandross suffering a debilitating stroke).
And for the song to have come out so well, means a lot to me. I’m also proud of a song I wrote with Kenny Loggins, called ‘The One That Got Away.’ Kenny says that when he performs this song live, he gets a standing ovation.
www.songwriteruniverse.com /marx.htm   (1575 words)

 Augusta Georgia: features@ugusta: Dylan, Colvin win top Grammy honors 02/26/98
His performance of the song, ``Love Sick,'' was interrupted by a shirtless dancer with the words ``Soy Bomb'' painted on his chest.
When Colvin came up to the stage to accept her song of the year award, the microphone was hijacked by another interloper, ODB of the rap group Wu-Tang Clan, who bragged about his group.
Winners of the Grammy Awards are determined by the votes of eligible members of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
augustachronicle.com /stories/022698/fea_124-1023.shtml   (1010 words)

 Artistopia Music - Eric Pearson
Song of the Year is excited to recognize Eric Nathaniel Pearson for his exceptional songwriting ability for the song Angels Tear.
When asked what inspired the song Eric commented that every thing going on in the world with the war helped and the song is really just another view point of that.Currently Eric is concentrating on his songwriting and music career while hoping to succeed in the music industry in any way.
Song of the Year is excited to recognize Eric for his exceptional songwriting ability for the song Angels Tear.
www.artistopia.com /Music-Artists/Profile.asp?ID=5B831C22-2F70-4ACB-BCF1-E4C4C3A8B607   (286 words)

 Latin Rhythms
Juan Luis Guerra's Latin Grammy Award nominee for Song of the Year.
Nominated for a Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Luis Miguel's Amarte Es Un Placer, continues to generate excitement among fans of the Latin pop superstar's swooning balladry.
With six Latin Grammy award nominations to his credit, and already a huge success in Latin America, Colombian native Carlos Vives is poised to become a global musical star.
www.songfile.com /latin/archives/8-31.html   (741 words)

 The Ultimate Kim Carnes - American History Information Guide and Reference
Kenny Rogers was also a member, and during this time Carnes met and married Dave Ellingson, with whom she would write most of her songs.
Her cover version of the Smokey Robinson & The Miracles song "More Love" became her first solo hit single in 1980 when it reached the US Top 10.
The single went on to become the highest seller of the year and won Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Record of the Year.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Kim_Carnes   (280 words)

 Joe South - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Joseph Alfred Souter, known as Joe South (born February 28, 1940, in Atlanta, Georgia), is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter.
South had mega hits in the late 1960s and early 1970s with songs such as "Don't It Make You Wanna Go Home" and "Walk a Mile in My Shoes".
His biggest single was "Games People Play" (1969), which won the "Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Song" and the prestigious "Grammy Award for Song of the Year".
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Joe_South   (316 words)

 Grammy Award for Song of the Year : Best Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Grammy Awards of 1987[?]: "That's What Friends Are For" (Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager[?]), performed by Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight, and Stevie Wonder
Grammy Awards of 1986: "We Are the World[?]" (Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie), performed by USA For Africa[?]
Grammy Awards of 1982: "Bette Davis Eyes" (Donna Weiss[?] and Jackie DeShannon[?]), performed by Kim Carnes[?]
www.eurofreehost.com /be/Best_Song_3.html   (305 words)

 Shakira | Shakira Pic | Shakira Picture | Shakira wallpaper | Shakira Video | Shakira Music
This was the age she wrote her first song and even though she was rejected by the school choir for having a voice that was “too strong”.
She was also given the Spirit of Hope award for all of her work to help improve the conditions for Colombian children.
The Latin Grammy Award winning Colombian, Shakira has decided to tie knots with her beau, Antonio De La Rua, in September this year.
www.shakirasworld.com   (1914 words)

 Up Close with Julie Gold: Networking and persistance, keys to success
When she got the call from Griffith, Gold ran out and published the song with BMI so she could collect on the revenue from the song.
To date she's won a Grammy; a Minute Man Award, given to her by the United States Army for inspiring our troops during the Persian Gulf War; a citation from the Governor of Pennsylvania (her home state); and an award from BMI, certifying her song has been played on the radio over two million times.
In spite of the tremendous success of that one song, Gold, now a full-time songwriter, estimates she pitches a song about one hundred times for every sale she gets.
www.discmakers.com /music/ffwd/jgold.asp   (755 words)

 Billy Joel Frequently Asked Questions
There's a song that was done with Steve Winwood playing the Hammond organ, and I've always admired Steve--for years and years.
The songs are not necessarily related to one another, but they were written in the same [time] period.
One of his popular songs among the dining crowds, especially at Italian restaurants, was a song called "The Ballad of Brenda & Eddie," which we all know as the middle section to "Scenes...." The song was so well-liked that Billy decided to record it.
www.superseventies.com /faq_billyjoel.html   (3171 words)

 John Mayer biography - 8notes.com
In 2003 he won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the 2002 release of the single 'Your Body Is a Wonderland.' In February of 2005, he also won a Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Grammy for his song 'Daughters' of the album 'Heavier Things'.
He also took home the Grammy Award for Song Of The Year which is awarded to song writers, for the song 'Daughters'.
After playing the guitar for several years, Mayer enrolled in the Berklee College of Music in Massachusetts at the age of 19.
www.8notes.com /biographies/mayer.asp   (608 words)

 GRAMMY AWARD FOR SONG OF THE YEAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Grammy Awards of 2000: "Smooth" (Itaal Shur and Rob Thomas), performed by Santana and Rob Thomas
Grammy Awards of 1992: "Unforgettable" (Irving Gordon), performed by Natalie Cole (and Nat King Cole)
Grammy Awards of 1959: "Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu" (Domenico Modugno)
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/GRAMMY+AWARD+FOR+SONG+OF+THE+YEAR   (730 words)

 Shur on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Songwriter Itaal Shur Nominated for 2004 Latin Grammy Award for Song Of The Year - "Mas Y Mas" By Robi Rosa; Follows His 1999 Grammy Win In The Same Category For Co-Writing Santana's "Smooth".
Rensselaer professor wins prestigious Humboldt Award; Michael Shur to conduct research in Germany.
Breaking omerta: before Gerald Shur, godfather of the U.S. federal witness-protection program, took action, those courageous enough to break the code of silence that sheltered organized crime faced the risk of being...
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Shur.asp   (331 words)

 Lyrics and Music
Driftwood wrote many songs, all for the sole purpose of helping his students learn about this battle and other historical events.
But this song turned out to be so popular that it won the 1959 Grammy Award for Song Of The Year (awarded in 1960 for musical accomplishments in 1959).
Years passed and in about nineteen and forty-five an Arkansas school teacher slowed the tune down and put words to it and that song is The Battle Of New Orleans and I will try to sing it for you.” (*Note -- two minor revisions were made for classroom use)
www.niehs.nih.gov /kids/lyrics/battleof.htm   (995 words)

 Welcome to the Cosmos Cotillion
American composer Sharon recently received the honor of being named Winner by the Song of the Year (http://www.songoftheyear.com/) songwriting contest.
Song of the Year is excited to recognize Sharon for her exceptional songwriting ability for her instrumental song Waterfall.
When asked what inspired the song she commented that “It is a waterfall of piano and violins.” Currently Sharon is concentrating on her songwriting and music career.
cosmoscotillion.com /news.html   (163 words)

 VH1'S Music Radar
VH1 commissioned a telephone poll of a random national sample of 536 men and women and asked who they thought would take home a Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Best New Artist of the Year.
The 2nd annual survey found that 50 Cent, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Eminem and Luther Vandross were most likely to take home the Grammy Awards in the marquee categories Sunday night, February 8th.
We went through this process of elimination that was more brutal than anything else I had been through in my life because, it's like saying, what of your children do you want to leave out of the family reunion.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/02-04-2004/0002103427&EDATE=   (763 words)

 Welcome to Cherry Lane Music Publishing
Julie Gold is best known for her 1990 Grammy Award-winning Song of the Year "From A Distance".
This song was originally recorded by Nanci Griffith and has since been covered by an eclectic range of artists, from Bette Midler to Donna Summer to Judy Collins to the Fugees.
"From A Distance" received a Minute Man award from the U.S. Army for inspiring troops during the Persian Gulf War, garnered an award from BMI in recognition of over two million radio airplays and was adopted as a peace anthem in Ireland.
www.cherrylane.com /clpub/html/body_artistbio.cfm?FLASH=YES&wid=100226   (174 words)

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