Special Report

Song of the Year at the Grammys the Year You Were Born

Source: Curb Records / AllCDCovers

1978 (tie)
> Song: You Light Up My Life
> Artist: Debby Boone
> Songwriters: Joe Brooks
> Weeks on Top 40: 20

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1979
> Song: Just The Way You Are
> Artist: Billy Joel
> Songwriters: Billy Joel
> Weeks on Top 40: 17

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc. / AllCDCovers

1980
> Song: What A Fool Believes
> Artist: The Doobie Brothers
> Songwriters: Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald
> Weeks on Top 40: 14

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1981
> Song: Sailing
> Artist: Christopher Cross
> Songwriters: Christopher Cross
> Weeks on Top 40: 13

Source: Courtesy of EMI America / Discogs

1982
> Song: Bette Davis Eyes
> Artist: Kim Carnes
> Songwriters: Donna Weiss, Jackie DeShannon
> Weeks on Top 40: 20

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