GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Rock Song

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Best Rock Song

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
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Stay High

Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)

Track From: Jaime

nominees

Phoebe Bridgers

Kyoto

Lost In Yesterday

Not

Fiona Apple

Shameika

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
Gary Clark Jr.

This Land

Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)

nominees

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History Repeats

Maynard James Keenan

Fear Inoculum

Adam Hann
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Matthew Healy

Give Yourself A Try

Harmony Hall

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
GRAMMYs, St. Vincent

Masseduction

Jack Antonoff & Annie Clark, songwriters (St. Vincent)

nominees

Black Smoke Rising

Tyler Joseph

Jumpsuit

Lee Malia
,
Matthew Nicholls
,
Oliver Sykes

MANTRA

Rats

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
Foo Fighters

Run

Foo Fighters (Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett & Pat Smear), songwriters (Foo Fighters)

nominees

Brian Haner
,
Matthew Sanders
,
Brooks Wackerman

The Stage

Lars Ulrich

Atlas, Rise!

Blood In The Cut

Jonny Hawkins
,
Daniel Oliver
,
Mark Vollelunga

Go To War

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
David Bowie

Blackstar

David Bowie, songwriter (David Bowie)

nominees

Radiohead

Burn The Witch

Lars Ulrich

Hardwired

Tyler Joseph

Heathens

My Name Is Human

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Alabama Shakes

Don't Wanna Fight

Alabama Shakes (Zac Cockrell, Heath Fogg, Brittany Howard & Steve Johnson), songwriters (Alabama Shakes)

nominees

Lydia

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Tom Hull

What Kind Of Man

Elle King

Ex's & Oh's

Iain Archer
,
James Bay

Hold Back The River

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Hayley Williams, Taylor York

Ain't It Fun

Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters (Paramore)

nominees

Beck

Blue Moon

Dan Auerbach
,
Danger Mouse
,
Patrick Carney

Fever

Ryan Adams

Gimme Something Good

Jack White

Lazaretto

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
David Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear

Cut Me Some Slack

Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)

nominees

Matthew Bellamy

Panic Station

Gary Clark Jr.

Ain't Messin 'Round

Mick Jagger
,
Keith Richards

Doom And Gloom

Geezer Butler
,
Tony Iommi
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Ozzy Osbourne

God Is Dead?

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Dan Auerbach, Danger Mouse, Patrick Carney

Lonely Boy

Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, songwriters (The Black Keys)

nominees

Jack White

Freedom At 21

Ben Lovett

I Will Wait

Matthew Bellamy

Madness

Bruce Springsteen

We Take Care Of Our Own

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
David Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear

Walk

nominees

Ben Lovett

The Cave

Colin Meloy

Down By The Water

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GRAMMYs
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Will Champion
,
Chris Martin

Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall

Jonny Greenwood
,
Philip Selway
,
GRAMMYs

Lotus Flower

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Neil Young

Angry World

Neil Young, songwriter (Neil Young)

nominees

Ben Lovett

Little Lion Man

Matthew Followill
,
Nathan Followill

Radioactive

Matthew Bellamy

Resistance

Dan Auerbach
,
Patrick Carney

Tighten Up

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Matthew Followill, Nathan Followill

Use Somebody

nominees

Bruce Springsteen

Working On A Dream

Stone Gossard
,
Mike McCready
,
Eddie Vedder

The Fixer

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The Edge
,
Larry Mullen Jr.

I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight

Billie Joe Armstrong
,
Tre Cool

21 Guns

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Bruce Springsteen

Girls In Their Summer Clothes

Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

nominees

Jonny Greenwood
,
Philip Selway
,
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House Of Cards

Benjamin Gibbard
,
Chris Walla

I Will Possess Your Heart

Matthew Followill
,
Nathan Followill

Sex On Fire

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Will Champion
,
Chris Martin

Violet Hill

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Bruce Springsteen

Radio Nowhere

Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

nominees

Brett Young

It's Not Over

David Grohl
,
Taylor Hawkins
,
Chris Shiflett

The Pretender

Lucinda Williams

Come On

Jack White

Icky Thump

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
Flea, John Frusciante, Chad Smith

Dani California

Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis & Chad Smith, songwriters (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

nominees

Chasing Cars

Neil Young

Lookin' For A Leader

Bob Dylan

Someday Baby

Brandon Flowers
,
Mark Stoermer

When You Were Young

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
U2

City Of Blinding Lights

U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, Edge & Larry Mullen Jr.), songwriters (U2)

nominees

Bruce Springsteen

Devils & Dust

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GRAMMYs
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Will Champion
,
Chris Martin

Speed Of Sound

Foo Fighters

Best Of You

Rivers Cuomo

Beverly Hills

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
U2

Vertigo

U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge & Larry Mullen, Jr.), songwriters (U2)

nominees

Billie Joe Armstrong
,
Tre Cool

American Idiot

Duff
,
Slash
,
Matt Sorum
,
Scott Weiland

Fall To Pieces

Isaac Brock
,
Eric Judy

Float On

Brandon Flowers
,
Mark Stoermer

Somebody Told Me

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Jack White

Seven Nation Army

Jack White, songwriter (The White Stripes)

nominees

Jimmy Stafford

Calling All Angels

Jorge Calderón
,
Warren Zevon

Disorder In The House

Chad Kroeger

Someday

David Hodges
,
Amy Lee

Bring Me To Life

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Bruce Springsteen

The Rising

Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

nominees

Foo Fighters

All My Life

Chad Kroeger

Hero

Sully Erna

I Stand Alone

Brad Arnold
,
Chris Henderson

When I'm Gone

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Rob Hotchkiss, Jimmy Stafford

Drops Of Jupiter

nominees

U2

Elevation

Marti Frederiksen
,
Steven Tyler

Jaded

U2

Walk On

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GRAMMYs
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Will Champion
,
Chris Martin

Yellow

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti

With Arms Wide Open

Scott Stapp & Mark Tremonti, songwriters (Creed)

nominees

Lenny Kravitz

Again (Single)

Rob Thomas

Bent (Track)

Flea
,
John Frusciante
,
Chad Smith

Californication (Track)

Brad Arnold

Kryptonite (Track)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Flea, John Frusciante, Chad Smith

Scar Tissue

Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis & Chad Smith, songwriters (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

nominees

Melissa Etheridge

Angels Would Fall (Track)

Tom Petty

Room At The Top (Track)

Shirley Manson
,
Butch Vig

Special (Single)

Bruce Springsteen

The Promise (Track)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Alanis Morissette

Uninvited

Alanis Morissette, songwriter (Alanis Morissette)

nominees

Richard Ashcroft
,
Mick Jagger
,
Keith Richards

Bitter Sweet Symphony (Single)

Eric Erlandson
,
Courtney Love

Celebrity Skin (Track)

Dan Wilson

Closing Time (Track)

John Hiatt

Have A Little Faith In Me (Track)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Jakob Dylan

One Headlight

Jakob Dylan, songwriter (The Wallflowers)

nominees

Meredith Brooks
,
Shelly Peiken

Bitch (Single)

Crash Into Me (Track)

Fiona Apple

Criminal (Single)

Jakob Dylan

The Difference (Track)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Give Me One Reason

Tracy Chapman, songwriter (Tracy Chapman)

nominees

Noel Gallagher

Wonderwall (Track)

Jakob Dylan

6th Avenue Heartache (Track)

John Hiatt

Cry Love (Track)

Garbage

Stupid Girl (Track)

Dave Matthews Band

Too Much (Track)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Glen Ballard, Alanis Morissette

You Oughta Know

Glen Ballard & Alanis Morissette, songwriters (Alanis Morissette)

nominees

Bob Dylan

Dignity (Track)

Neil Young

Downtown (Single)

U2

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me (Single)

Hurt (Track)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Bruce Springsteen

Streets Of Philadelphia

Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

nominees

Kurt Cobain

All Apologies (Track)

Chris Cornell

Black Hole Sun (Track)

Melissa Etheridge

Come To My Window (Single)

Melissa Etheridge

I'm The Only One (Single)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner

Runaway Train

David Pirner, songwriter (Soul Asylum)

nominees

Lenny Kravitz
,
Craig Ross

Are You Gonna Go My Way (Single)

Joe Perry
,
Taylor Rhodes
,
Steven Tyler

Cryin' (Single)

I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

Mark Hudson
,
Joe Perry
,
Steven Tyler

Livin' On The Edge (Single)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Eric Clapton

Layla

Eric Clapton & Jim Gordon, songwriters (Eric Clapton)

nominees

Nirvana

Smells Like Teen Spirit (Single)

Peter Gabriel

Digging In The Dirt (Single)

Bruce Springsteen

Human Touch (Single)

Eddie Vedder

Jeremy (Single)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
Sting

Soul Cages

Sting, songwriter (Sting)

nominees

Jane's Addiction

Been Caught Stealing (Single)

Bryan Adams

Can't Stop This Thing We Started

Lars Ulrich

Enter Sandman

Jeff Lynne
,
Tom Petty

Learning To Fly (Single)

Silent Lucidity (Single)