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 & M. M. Keeravani 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]

Songs without writers in parentheses are written by the artist provided.


1961: "Town Without Pity" by Gene Pitney (Dimitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington) – Town Without Pity

1964: "Circus World" (Dimitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington) – Circus World

1965: "Forget Domani" (Riz Ortolani & Norman Newell) – The Yellow Rolls-Royce

1966: "Strangers in the Night" by Frank Sinatra (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton & Eddie Snyder) – A Man Could Get Killed

1967: "If Ever I Would Leave You" by Richard Harris (Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner) – Camelot

1968: "The Windmills of Your Mind" by Noel Harrison – (Michel Legrand, Alan and Marilyn Bergman) – The Thomas Crown Affair

1969: "Jean" by Rod McKuenThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie


1970: "Whistling Away the Dark" by Julie Andrews (Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer) – Darling Lili

1971: "Life Is What You Make It" by Percy Faith & His Orchestra (Marvin Hamlisch & Johnny Mercer) – Kotch

1972: "Ben" by Michael Jackson (Walter Scharf & Don Black) – Ben

1973: "The Way We Were" by Barbra Streisand (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan and Marilyn Bergman) – The Way We Were

1974: "I Feel Love" by Claude Rich (Euel Box & Betty Box) – Benji

1975: "I'm Easy" by Keith CarradineNashville

1976: "Evergreen" by Barbra Streisand (Streisand & Paul Williams) – A Star Is Born

1977: "You Light Up My Life" by Kasey Cisyk (Joseph Brooks) – You Light Up My Life

1978: "Last Dance" by Donna Summer (Paul Jabara) – Thank God It's Friday

1979: "The Rose" by Bette Midler (Amanda McBroom) – The Rose


1980: "Fame" by Irene Cara (Michael Gore & Dean Pitchford) – Fame

1981: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" by Christopher Cross (Peter Allen, Burt Bacharach, Christopher Cross & Carole Bayer Sager) – Arthur

1982: "Up Where We Belong" by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes (Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie & Will Jennings) – An Officer and a Gentleman

1983: "Flashdance... What a Feeling" by Irene Cara *Giorgio Moroder, Cara & Keith Forsey) – Flashdance

1984: "I Just Called to Say I Love You" by Stevie WonderThe Woman in Red

1985: "Say You, Say Me" by Lionel RichieWhite Nights

1986: "Take My Breath Away" by Berlin (Giorgio Moroder & Tom Whitlock) – Top Gun

1987: "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (John DeNicola, Donald Markowitz & Franke Previte) – Dirty Dancing

1988 (TIE): "Let the River Run" by Carly SimonWorking Girl / "Two Hearts" by Phil Collins (Lamont Dozier & Collins) – Buster

1989: "Under the Sea" by Samuel E. Wright (Alan Menken & Howard Ashman) – The Little Mermaid


1990: "Blaze of Glory" by Jon Bon JoviYoung Guns II

1991: "Beauty and the Beast" by Peabo Bryson & Céline Dion (Alan Menken & Howard Ashman) – Beauty and the Beast

1992: "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle (Alan Menken & Tim Rice) – Aladdin

1993: "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce SpringsteenPhiladelphia

1994: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" by Elton John (John & Tim Rice) – The Lion King

1995: "Colors of the Wind" by Vanessa Williams (Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz) – Pocahontas

1996: "You Must Love Me" by Madonna (Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice) – Evita

1997: "My Heart Will Go On" by Céline Dion (James Horner & Will Jennings) – Titanic

1998: "The Prayer" by Céline Dion and Andrea Bocelli (David Foster & Carole Bayer Sager; Italian translation by Alberto Testa & Tony Renis) – Quest for Camelot

1999: "You'll Be in My Heart" by Phil CollinsTarzan


2000: "Things Have Changed" by Bob DylanWonder Boys

2001: "Until..." by StingKate & Leopold

2002: "The Hands That Built America" by U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge & Larry Mullen, Jr.) – Gangs of New York

2003: "Into the West" by Annie Lennox (Howard Shore, Fran Walsh & Lennox) – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2004: "Old Habits Die Hard" by Mick Jagger (Jagger & David A. Stewart) – Alfie

2005: "A Love That Will Never Grow Old" by Emmylou Harris (Gustavo Santaolalla & Bernie Taupin) – Brokeback Mountain

2006: "Song of the Heart" by PrinceHappy Feet

2007: "Guaranteed" by Eddie VedderInto the Wild

2008: "The Wrestler" by Bruce SpringsteenThe Wrestler

2009: "The Weary Kind" by Ryan Bingham (Bingham & T Bone Burnett) – Crazy Heart


2010: "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" by Cher (Diane Warren) – Burlesque

2011: "Masterpiece" by Madonna (Madonna, Julie Frost & Jimmy Harry) – W.E.

2012: "Skyfall" by Adele (Adele & Paul Epworth) – Skyfall

2013: "Ordinary Love" by U2 (Paul Hewson, U2 & Brian Burton) – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

2014: "Glory" by Common featuring John LegendSelma

2015: "Writing's on the Wall" by Sam Smith (Smith & Jimmy Napes) – Spectre

2016: "City of Stars" (Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul) – La La Land[2]

2017: "This Is Me" by Keala Settle (Benj Pasek & Justin Paul) – The Greatest Showman[3]

2018: "Shallow" by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (Stefani Germanotta, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt) – A Star Is Born[4]

2019: "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" by Elton John and Taron Egerton (John & Bernie Taupin) – Rocketman[5]


2020: "Io sì (Seen)" by Laura Pausini (Niccolò Agliardi, Pausini & Diane Warren) The Life Ahead

2021: "No Time to Die" by Billie Eilish (Eilish & Finneas O'Connell) – No Time to Die

2022: "Naatu Naatu" by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava (M. M. Keeravani & Chandrabose) - RRR

Multiple wins[edit]

4 wins:

3 wins:

2 wins:

See also[edit]