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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988. From 1988 to 1999 it was called the Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. The award is presented to the songwriter(s). The Grammy Awards (originally the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American...


Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.


2000s

The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ... Annie Lennox Annie Lennox (born December 25, 1954) is a singer from Aberdeen, Scotland. ... Howard Shore Howard Leslie Shore (born October 18, 1946) is a film composer. ... Frances Walsh is an Academy Award-winning screenwriter and film producer and also a musician. ... Into the West is a song written by Howard Shore and Fran Walsh and sung by Annie Lennox during the closing credits of the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. ... The 46th Grammy Awards were held on the February 8, 2004. ... Christopher Guest as Nigel Tufnel in This is Spinal Tap. ... Eugene Levy Eugene Levy was (born in Hamilton Ontario on December 17, 1946) He is a Jewish-Canadian actor, television director, producer and writer who is best known for his work in Canadian television series and American movies and television series. ... Michael McKean Michael McKean (born October 17, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, composer and musician, best known for his portrayal of Leonard Lenny Kosnowski on the sitcom Laverne and Shirley. ... A Mighty Wind was a movie released in 2003. ... A Mighty Wind was a movie released in 2003. ... A Mighty Wind was a movie released in 2003. ... The 45th Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2003. ... Randy Newman Randy Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American songwriter, arranger, singer and pianist who is notable for his mordant, immaculately written pop songs and for his many film scores. ... The 44th Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 2002. ... John Flansburgh (b. ... Linnell is known for his reserved stage personality, especially compared to bandmate Flansburgh. ... Boss of Me is a single released by the band They Might Be Giants. ... Malcolm in the Middle is an American situation comedy on the Fox Network. ... They Might Be Giants (commonly abbreviated to TMBG) is an American pop/rock duo consisting of John Linnell and John Flansburgh, collectively known as the two Johns or John and John. Known for their experimental / pop music, they have been popular on college campuses and earned a reputation as intellectual... The 43rd Grammy Awards were held on February 21, 2001. ... Randy Newman Randy Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American songwriter, arranger, singer and pianist who is notable for his mordant, immaculately written pop songs and for his many film scores. ... Sarah McLachlan Sarah Ann McLachlan, O.C., O.B.C. (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... The 42nd Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000. ... Madonna on her Ray of Light album cover Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (b. ... William Orbit 1999 William Orbit (born 1956 as William Wainwright) is a British musician and record producer, best known to the public for producing Madonnas album Ray of Light. ...

1990s

The 41st Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999. ... James Horner (born August 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer of film scores. ... Will Jennings (born 1948 in Texas) is a prolific and highly successful American songwriter. ... My Heart Will Go On is the theme song to the highly popular 1997 blockbuster Titanic. ... Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion OC, OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a popular vocalist from Québec, Canada. ... The 40th Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998. ... Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois), who goes by the stage name of R. Kelly, is a successful R&B singer-songwriter and record producer who came to dominate the R&B music scene throughout the 1990s and in the current decade. ... Space Jam is a 1996 American animated/live action film starring Michael Jordan opposite Bugs Bunny (voiced by Billy West) and the rest of the Looney Tunes characters. ... The 39th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1997. ... Diane Warren (born September 7, 1956 in Van Nuys, California) is an American pop music songwriter. ... Up Close & Personal is a 1996 American motion picture drama/romance that tells the story of Jessica Savitch who, in the 1970s, became the First Woman Anchor on American television. ... Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion OC, OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a popular vocalist from Québec, Canada. ... The 38th Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1996. ... Alan Menken Alanis Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American Broadway and film music composer. ... Stephen Schwartz Stephen Schwartz (born March 6, 1948) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Colors of the Wind is a song by singer/actress Vanessa Williams. ... Judy Kuhn is an American actress and singer. ... Vanessa Lynn Williams Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963 in Bronx, New York) is a pop/R&B singer and actress who began her career as the first Black Miss America in 1984. ... The 37th Grammy Awards were held in 1995. ... Bruce Springsteen on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. ... The 36th Grammy Awards were held in 1994. ... Alan Menken Alanis Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American Broadway and film music composer. ... Sir Tim Rice (born November 10, 1944, in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, and educated at St Albans School and Lancing College) is a lyricist for musical theater, a radio presenter, television gameshow panelist and an author. ... Aladdin (first released on November 11, 1992) is an animated Disney movie telling a version of the story of Aladdin and the magic lamp from The Arabian Nights. ... Peabo Bryson (born April 13, 1951) is an African-American R&B and soul singer, born in Greenville, South Carolina. ... The 35th Grammy Awards were held in 1993. ... Howard Ashman (May 3, 1950 – March 14, 1991), born Howard Elliott Gershman in Baltimore, Maryland, was an American playwright and movie music lyricist. ... Alan Menken Alanis Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American Broadway and film music composer. ... Peabo Bryson (born April 13, 1951) is an African-American R&B and soul singer, born in Greenville, South Carolina. ... Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion OC, OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a popular vocalist from Québec, Canada. ... The 34th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1992. ... Bryan Adams Bryan Adams, OC, OBC (born November 5, 1959) is a successful Canadian singer and songwriter. ... Michael Kamen Michael Kamen (April 15, 1948 - November 18, 2003) was an American composer (especially of film scores), orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, song writer, and session musician. ... General Robert John Mutt Lange (born November 16, 1948, Mufilira, southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)), is an extremely successful record producer of popular music. ... The 33rd Grammy Awards were held on February 20, 1991. ... Alan Menken Alanis Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American Broadway and film music composer. ... Howard Ashman (May 3, 1950 – March 14, 1991), born Howard Elliott Gershman in Baltimore, Maryland, was an American playwright and movie music lyricist. ... The 32nd Grammy Awards were held in 1990. ... Carly Elizabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter boom. ...

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Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Wikipedia, the free ... (464 words)
The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988.
From 1988 to 1999 it was called the Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television.
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.
Grammy Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1307 words)
Prior to the first live Grammys telecast in 1971 on ABC (CBS bought the rights in 1973 after moving the ceremony to Nashville, Tennessee; the American Music Awards were created for ABC as a result), a series of taped annual specials in the 1960s called The Best on Record were broadcast on NBC.
Christopher Cross (Grammy Awards of 1981) is the only artist to receive the "Big Four" (Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist) in a single ceremony.
Although Norah sang the song, she did not receive the Song of the Year Grammy because it is a songwriter's award.
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