Best Grammy Award Nominations

01/02/2022 4:15 AM |

One of the biggest contributions of human civilization throughout our history is the creation and evolution of music. Music’s humble beginnings as a means of communicating over long distances ultimately evolved into war and battle music, and ultimately, as an artistic expression of our spirit. Many consider music to be the purest expression of our souls in tune and melody. In the continuous pursuit of improvement and selection of the best each artist or group can bring to our world, several award ceremonies are held each year to decide and reward the most iconic and popular songs each year. The most important ceremony for the music world is without a doubt the Grammy ceremony, which will celebrate its 64th edition in January 2022. Today, let’s take a look at some of the most iconic songs in the history of the Grammy awards.Grammy Awards

Best Grammy Award Nominations

Beginning their inclusion into our culture back in 1950 as part of the Hollywood Walk of Fame project, as recording executives compiled a list of significant recording industry people that qualified for a star in the walk of fame, they realized that many leading artists would not earn a star in Hollywood Boulevard. In order to correct this, they decided to create an award linked to the recording industry, similar to the Oscars and the Emmys. After some deliberation, the name was chosen as “Grammy” as an abbreviated reference to a gramophone. The first edition of the Grammy Awards was held in 1959 at two locations simultaneously, the Beverly Hilton in California and the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York. Ever since then, the Grammy Awards have been held every year, with presentations of great names in the industry to the delight of fans all over the world. Let’s take a look at some of the best-known songs that have won Grammy Awards throughout its history.

You Know My Name – Chris CornellWe Are The World

We begin this list with a fan favorite for James Bond lovers. You Know My Name is featured as the theme song for one of the most successful modern entries in the Bond saga: Casino Royale. This song features a bit of a change from the classic formula. You Know My Name received critical acclaim from the critics, most of them feeling it fit perfectly with the tone of the movie. Such was the effect of the song on pop culture, that many casinos opted for playing it in the background of their venues, especially some of the best casinos in Latin America, which made many of their patrons feel like they were in the shoes of James Bond.

A Whole New World – Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle

The oldest entry on this list, one of the many Disney songs that have earned awards in different categories, and the only song that managed to get a “Song of the Year Award” in Disney’s history, the classic song from the beloved movie Aladdin played in the hearts of many in 1992. The scene in which Aladdin shows Princess Jasmine a world of freedom, far away from the clutches of her royal lineage and duties, while singing about the marvels of this world and how it was meant for the both of them is undoubtedly one of Disney’s most brilliant scenes ever.

We Are The World – Michael Jackson & Lionell Ritchie feat. Many Different Artists

A song that became an anthem for the global fight against hunger and poverty in Africa, We Are The World quickly became one of the most successful songs in history, gathering 3 Grammy Awards in different categories, one People’s Choice Award, and one American Music Award. With sales exceeding 20 million copies worldwide, it is also the eighth best-selling physical single of all time. The song was remade following January 2010 Haiti’s massive earthquake and the sales of the new version helped aid survivors in the impoverished country after the catastrophe.

My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion

My Heart Will Go OnArguably the most recognized song in the world, the theme song for James Cameron’s blockbuster “Titanic” is one of the most successful and popular songs in history. With over 18 million copies sold worldwide, it is one of the best-selling singles in history and the second-best single in history by a female lead. This slow love ballad is an anthem for romantics all over the world and cements what is maybe one of the most recognized scenes in cinema history.

Much More

Many more songs have won Grammy Awards throughout all of its editions, this list is just a personal compilation based on opinion. Let the music guide you, let your heart go on to know the names of many more pieces of musical art, remember that we are the world, and every day a whole new world opens up to us.

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