It’s a Tie!

February 23, 1978 – For the first and only time, The Grammy Award for Best Song was a tie. The Grammy in this category is given to the songwriter. The tie was for “You Light Up My Life” a one hit wonder for singer Debbie Boone, daughter of Pat Boone, and awarded to Joe Brooks. The other winner was for “Love Theme from A Star Is Born (Evergreen)” which was sung by Barbara Streisand and co-written by Barbara Streisand and Paul Williams. Other contenders for 1977’s Song of the Year were Stevie Wonder’s “I Wish,” Elvis Costello’s “Allison,” Tom Petty’s “American Girl” or Bob Marley’s “Jammin'”.


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