Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song

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Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song
Awarded forThe songwriter of the best movie's song
LocationUnited States
Presented byHollywood Foreign Press Association
Currently held byChandrabose (lyricist), M. M. Keeravani, Kaala Bhairava & Rahul Sipligunj for "Naatu Naatu" from RRR (2022)

The Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song is a Golden Globe Award that was awarded for the first time in 1962 and has been awarded annually since 1965 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The award is presented to the songwriters of a song written specifically for a motion picture.[1] The performers of the song are not credited, unless they also have a writing or co-writing credit.

Winners and nominees[edit]


1961: "Town Without Pity" Lyrics by Ned Washington, Music by Dimitri TiomkinTown Without Pity

1964: "Circus World" Lyrics by Ned Washington, Music by Dimitri TiomkinCircus World

1965: "Forget Domani" Lyrics by Norman Newell, Music by Riz OrtolaniThe Yellow Rolls-Royce

1966: "Strangers in the Night" Lyrics by Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder, Music by Bert KaempfertA Man Could Get Killed

1967: "If Ever I Would Leave You" Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick LoeweCamelot

1968: "The Windmills of Your Mind" Lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Music by Michel LegrandThe Thomas Crown Affair

1969: "Jean" Music & Lyrics by Rod McKuenThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie


1970: "Whistling Away the Dark" Lyrics by Johnny Mercer, Music by Henry ManciniDarling Lili

1971: "Life Is What You Make It" Lyrics by Johnny Mercer, Music by Marvin HamlischKotch

1972: "Ben" Lyrics by Don Black, Music by Walter Scharfm performed by Michael JacksonBen

1973: "The Way We Were" Lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, performed by Barbra StreisandThe Way We Were

1974: "I Feel Love" Lyrics by Betty Box, Music by Euel BoxBenji

1975: "I'm Easy" Music & Lyrics by Keith Carradine, performed by Keith CarradineNashville

1976: "Evergreen" Lyrics by Paul Williams, Music by Barbra Streisand, performed by Barbra StreisandA Star Is Born

1977: "You Light Up My Life" Music & Lyrics by Joseph Brooks, performed by Kasey CisykYou Light Up My Life

1978: "Last Dance" Music & Lyrics by Paul Jabara, performed by Donna SummerThank God It's Friday

1979: "The Rose" Music & Lyrics by Amanda McBroom, performed by Bette MidlerThe Rose


1980: "Fame" Lyrics by Dean Pitchford, Music by Michael Gore, performed by Irene CaraFame

1981: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" Music & Lyrics by Peter Allen, Burt Bacharach, Chris Cross, & Carole Bayer Sager, performed by Chris CrossArthur

1982: "Up Where We Belong" Lyrics by Will Jennings, Music by Jack Nitzsche & Buffy Sainte-Marie, performed by Joe Cocker and Jennifer WarnesAn Officer and a Gentleman

1983: "Flashdance... What a Feeling" Lyrics by Irene Cara, Keith Forsey, Music by Giorgio Moroder, performed by Irene CaraFlashdance

1984: "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Music & Lyrics by Stevie Wonder, performed by Stevie WonderThe Woman in Red

1985: "Say You, Say Me" Music & Lyrics by Lionel Richie, performed by Lionel RichieWhite Nights

1986: "Take My Breath Away" Lyrics by Tom Whitlock, Music by Giorgio Moroder, performed by BerlinTop Gun

1987: "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" Lyrics by Franke Previte, Music by John DeNicola & Donald Markowitz, performed by Bill Medley and Jennifer WarnesDirty Dancing

1988 (TIE): "Let the River Run" Music & Lyrics by Carly Simon, performed by Carly SimonWorking Girl / "Two Hearts" Lyrics by Phil Collins, Music by Lamont DozierBuster

1989: "Under the Sea" Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken, performed by Samuel E. WrightThe Little Mermaid


1990: "Blaze of Glory" Music & Lyrics by Jon Bon Jovi, performed by Jon Bon JoviYoung Guns II

1991: "Beauty and the Beast" Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken, performed by Peabo Bryson and Céline DionBeauty and the Beast

1992: "A Whole New World" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Alan Menken, performed by Peabo Bryson and Regina BelleAladdin

1993: "Streets of Philadelphia" Music & Lyrics by Bruce Springsteen, performed by Bruce SpringsteenPhiladelphia

1994: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Elton John, performed by Elton JohnThe Lion King

1995: "Colors of the Wind" Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Music by Alan Menken, performed by Vanessa WilliamsPocahontas

1996: "You Must Love Me" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, performed by MadonnaEvita

1997: "My Heart Will Go On" Lyrics by Wilbur Jennings, Music by James Horner, performed by Céline DionTitanic

1998: "The Prayer" Music & Lyrics by David Foster, Tony Renis, Carole Bayer Sager, Alberto Testa, performed by Céline Dion and Andrea BocelliQuest for Camelot

1999: "You'll Be in My Heart" Music & Lyrics by Phil Collins, performed by Phil CollinsTarzan


2000: "Things Have Changed" Music & Lyrics by Bob Dylan, performed by Bob DylanWonder Boys

2001: "Until..." Music & Lyrics by Sting, performed by StingKate & Leopold

2002: "The Hands That Built America" Music & Lyrics by Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, & Larry Mullen, performed by U2Gangs of New York

2003: "Into the West" Music & Lyrics by Annie Lennox, Howard Shore, Frances Walsh, performed by Annie LennoxThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2004: "Old Habits Die Hard" Music & Lyrics by Mick Jagger, David A. Stewart, performed by Mick JaggerAlfie

2005: "A Love That Will Never Grow Old" Lyrics by Bernie Taupin, Music by Gustavo Santaolalla, performed by Emmylou HarrisBrokeback Mountain

2006: "Song of the Heart" Music & Lyrics by Prince Rogers Nelson, performed by PrinceHappy Feet

2007: "Guaranteed" Music & Lyrics by Eddie Vedder, performed by Eddie VedderInto the Wild

2008: "The Wrestler" Music & Lyrics by Bruce Springsteen, performed by Bruce SpringsteenThe Wrestler

2009: "The Weary Kind" Music & Lyrics by Ryan Bingham, T Bone Burnett, performed by Ryan BinghamCrazy Heart


2010: "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" Music & Lyrics by Diane Warren, performed by CherBurlesque

2011: "Masterpiece" Music & Lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, and Jimmy Harry, performed by MadonnaW.E.

2012: "Skyfall" Music & Lyrics by Adele and Paul Epworth, performed by AdeleSkyfall

2013: "Ordinary Love" Music & Lyrics by Bono, U2 and Danger Mouse, performed by U2Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

2014: "Glory" Music & Lyrics by Common, John LegendSelma

2015: "Writing's on the Wall" Music & Lyrics by Sam Smith, Jimmy NapesSpectre

2016: "City of Stars" Lyrics by: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Music by: Justin HurwitzLa La Land[2]

2017: "This Is Me" Music & Lyrics by: Benj Pasek & Justin PaulThe Greatest Showman[3]

2018: "Shallow" Music & Lyrics by: Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew WyattA Star Is Born[4]

2019: "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" Lyrics by: Bernie Taupin, Music by: Elton JohnRocketman[5]


2020: "Io sì (Seen)" Music & Lyrics by: Niccolò Agliardi, Laura Pausini & Diane WarrenThe Life Ahead

2021: "No Time to Die" Music & Lyrics by: Billie Eilish & Finneas O'ConnellNo Time to Die

2022: "Naatu Naatu" Music by: M. M. Keeravani, Lyrics by: Chandrabose - RRR

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