Grammy Award for Best Country Song
The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriter's Award) has been awarded since 1965. The award is given to the writer(s) of the song, not to the artist, except if the artist is also the songwriter.
|Grammy Award for Best Country Song|
|Awarded for||quality Country songs|
|Presented by||National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences|
|Currently held by||Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, “Space Cowboy” (2019)|
There have been several minor changes to the name of the award:
- From 1965 to 1968 it was known as "'Best Country & Western Song"'
- From 1969 to 1983 it was awarded as "'Best Country Song"'
- In 1984 it was awarded as "'Best New Country Song "'
- From 1985 to the present it has again been awarded as "'Best Country Song"'
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for music released in the previous year.
(Performer(s) in parentheses)
|1969||Bobby Russell||"Little Green Apples"||Roger Miller|
|1968||John Hartford||"Gentle on My Mind"||Glen Campbell|
|1967||Billy Sherrill & Glenn Sutton||"Almost Persuaded"||David Houston|
|1966||Roger Miller||"King of the Road"||Roger Miller|
|1965||Roger Miller||"Dang Me"||Roger Miller|