The Grammy-Winning Record of the Year When You Were Born

From Frank Sinatra to Adele, here are the artists who have taken home the coveted Grammy Award for record of the year

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1958 - "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)"

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Domenico Modugno

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1959 - "Mack The Knife"

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Bobby Darin

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1960 - "The Theme from A Summer Place"

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Percy Faith & His Orchestra

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1961 - "Moon River"

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Henry Mancini

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1962 - "I Left My Heart In San Francisco"

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Tony Bennett

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1963 - "Days of Wine and Roses"

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Henry Mancini

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1964 - "The Girl from Ipanema"

Stan Getz And Astrud Gilberto
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Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz

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1965 - "A Taste of Honey"

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Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass

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1966 - "Strangers in the Night"

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Frank Sinatra

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1967 - "Up, Up and Away"

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5th Dimension

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1968 - "Mrs. Robinson"

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Simon And Garfunkel

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1969 - "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)"

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5th Dimension

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1970 - "Bridge Over Troubled Water"

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Simon And Garfunkel

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1971 - "It's Too Late"

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Carole King

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1972 - "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"

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Roberta Flack

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1973 - "Killing Me Softly with His Song"

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Roberta Flack

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1974 - "I Honestly Love You"

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Olivia Newton-John

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1975 - "Love Will Keep Us Together"

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Captain & Tennille

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1976 - "This Masquerade"

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George Benson

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1977 - "Hotel California"

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Eagles

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1978 - "Just The Way You Are"

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Billy Joel

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1979 - "What A Fool Believes"

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The Doobie Brothers

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1980 - "Sailing"

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Christopher Cross

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1981 - "Bette Davis Eyes"

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Kim Carnes

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1982 - "Rosanna"

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Toto

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1983 - "Beat It"

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Michael Jackson

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1984 - "What's Love Got to Do with It"

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Tina Turner

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1985 - "We Are the World"

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USA For Africa (Various Artists)

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1986 - "Higher Love"

Steve Winwood Leaning on Eagle Sculpture
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Steve Winwood

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1987 - "Graceland"

Paul Simon farewell concert at Flushish Meadows Park, New York, USA - 22 Sep 2018
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Paul Simon

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1988 - "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

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Bobby McFerrin

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1989 - "Wind Beneath My Wings"

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Bette Midler

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1990 - "Another Day In Paradise"

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Phil Collins

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1991 - "Unforgettable"

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Natalie Cole (With Nat "King" Cole)

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1992 - "Tears In Heaven"

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Eric Clapton

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1993 - "I Will Always Love You"

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Whitney Houston

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1994 - "All I Wanna Do"

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Sheryl Crow

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1995 - "Kiss from a Rose"

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Seal

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1996 - "Change the World"

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Eric Clapton

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1997 - "Sunny Came Home"

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Shawn Colvin

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1998 - "My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from Titanic)"

Celine Dion Performs In Sydney
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Céline Dion

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1999 - "Smooth"

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Santana featuring Rob Thomas

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2000 - "Beautiful Day"

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U2

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2001 - "Walk On"

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U2

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2002 - "Don't Know Why"

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Norah Jones

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2003 - "Clocks"

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Coldplay

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2004 - "Here We Go Again"

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Ray Charles and Norah Jones

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2005 - "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

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Green Day

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2006 - "Not Ready to Make Nice"

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Dixie Chicks

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2007 - "Rehab"

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Amy Winehouse

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2008 - "Please Read The Letter"

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

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2009 - "Use Somebody"

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Kings of Leon

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2010 - "Need You Now"

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Lady Antebellum

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2011 - "Rolling in the Deep"

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Adele

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2012 - "Somebody That I Used to Know"

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Gotye featuring Kimbra

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2013 - "Get Lucky"

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Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

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2014 - "Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)"

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Sam Smith

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2015 - "Uptown Funk"

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Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

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2016 - "Hello"

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Adele

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2017 - "24K Magic"

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Bruno Mars

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2018 - "This Is America"

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Childish Gambino

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2019 - "Bad Guy"

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Billie Eilish

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2020 - "Everything I Wanted"

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Billie Eilish

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