I Will Be Genuinely Surprised If You Can Pick 10 Out Of 30 Of The "Record Of The Year" Winners For The Past 30 Years

by Ricardo Johnson

  • What was the Record of the Year in 1992?

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    • "Baby Baby" by Amy Grant

      "Baby Baby" by Amy Grant

    • "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole

      "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole

    • "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" by Bryan Adams

      "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" by Bryan Adams

    • "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M.

      "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M.

    • "Something to Talk About" by Bonnie Raitt

      "Something to Talk About" by Bonnie Raitt

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 1993?

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    • "Beauty and the Beast" by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson

      "Beauty and the Beast" by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson

    • "Constant Craving" by k.d. lang

      "Constant Craving" by k.d. lang

    • "Save the Best for Last" by Vanessa Williams

      "Save the Best for Last" by Vanessa Williams

    • "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton

      "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton

    • "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus

      "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 1994?

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    • "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

      "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

    • "Harvest Moon" by Neil Young

      "Harvest Moon" by Neil Young

    • "The River of Dreams" by Billy Joel

      "The River of Dreams" by Billy Joel

    • "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" by Sting

      "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" by Sting

    • "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson Regina Belle

      "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson Regina Belle

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 1995?

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    • "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen

      "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen

    • "Love Sneakin' Up On You" by Bonnie Raitt

      "Love Sneakin' Up On You" by Bonnie Raitt

    • "I'll Make Love to You" by Boyz II Men

      "I'll Make Love to You" by Boyz II Men

    • "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" by Mary Chapin Carpenter

      "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" by Mary Chapin Carpenter

    • "All I Wanna Do" by Sheryl Crow

      "All I Wanna Do" by Sheryl Crow

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 1996?

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    • "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey Boyz II Men

      "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey Boyz II Men

    • "Waterfalls" by TLC

      "Waterfalls" by TLC

    • "One of Us" by Joan Osborne

      "One of Us" by Joan Osborne

    • "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal

      "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal

    • "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio

      "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 1997?

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    • "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion

      "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion

    • "1979" by The Smashing Pumpkins

      "1979" by The Smashing Pumpkins

    • "Change the World" by Eric Clapton

      "Change the World" by Eric Clapton

    • "Give Me One Reason" by Tracy Chapman

      "Give Me One Reason" by Tracy Chapman

    • "Ironic" by Alanis Morissette

      "Ironic" by Alanis Morissette

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 1998?

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    • "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly

      "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly

    • "MMMBop" by Hanson

      "MMMBop" by Hanson

    • "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" by Paula Cole

      "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" by Paula Cole

    • "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin

      "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin

    • "Everyday Is a Winding Road" by Sheryl Crow

      "Everyday Is a Winding Road" by Sheryl Crow

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 1999?

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    • "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica

      "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica

    • "Iris"by the Goo Goo Dolls

      "Iris"by the Goo Goo Dolls

    • "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion

      "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion

    • "Ray of Light"by Madonna

      "Ray of Light"by Madonna

    • "You're Still the One" by Shania Twain

      "You're Still the One" by Shania Twain

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  • What was the Record of the Year in the year 2000?

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    • "Livin' la Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin

      "Livin' la Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin

    • "No Scrubs" by TLC

      "No Scrubs" by TLC

    • "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys

      "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys

    • "Believe"by Cher

      "Believe"by Cher

    • "Smooth" by Santana featuring Rob Thomas

      "Smooth" by Santana featuring Rob Thomas

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2001?

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    • "Beautiful Day" by U2

      "Beautiful Day" by U2

    • "Bye Bye Bye" by *NSYNC

      "Bye Bye Bye" by *NSYNC

    • "Music" by Madonna

      "Music" by Madonna

    • "Say My Name" by Destiny's Child

      "Say My Name" by Destiny's Child

    • "I Try" by Macy Gray

      "I Try" by Macy Gray

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2002?

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    • "Walk On" by U2

      "Walk On" by U2

    • "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys

      "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys

    • "Ms. Jackson" by Outkast

      "Ms. Jackson" by Outkast

    • "Drops of Jupiter" by Train

      "Drops of Jupiter" by Train

    • "Video" by India.Arie

      "Video" by India.Arie

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2003?

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    • "Without Me" by Eminem

      "Without Me" by Eminem

    • "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton

      "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton

    • "How You Remind Me" by Nickelback

      "How You Remind Me" by Nickelback

    • "Don't Know Why" by Norah Jones

      "Don't Know Why" by Norah Jones

    • "Dilemma" by Nelly and Kelly Rowland

      "Dilemma" by Nelly and Kelly Rowland

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2004?

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    • "Lose Yourself" by Eminem

      "Lose Yourself" by Eminem

    • "Where Is the Love?" by the Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake

      "Where Is the Love?" by the Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake

    • "Clocks" by Coldplay

      "Clocks" by Coldplay

    • "Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé and Jay-Z

      "Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé and Jay-Z

    • "Hey Ya!" by Outkast

      "Hey Ya!" by Outkast

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2005?

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    • "Here We Go Again" by Ray Charles Norah Jones

      "Here We Go Again" by Ray Charles Norah Jones

    • "American Idiot" by Green Day

      "American Idiot" by Green Day

    • "Heaven" by Los Lonely Boys

      "Heaven" by Los Lonely Boys

    • "Let's Get It Started" by the Black Eyed Peas

      "Let's Get It Started" by the Black Eyed Peas

    • "Yeah" by Usher, Lil Jon, and Ludacris

      "Yeah" by Usher, Lil Jon, and Ludacris

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2006?

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    • "Gold Digger" by Kanye West

      "Gold Digger" by Kanye West

    • "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" by Green Day

      "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" by Green Day

    • "Feel Good Inc." by Gorillaz and De La Soul

      "Feel Good Inc." by Gorillaz and De La Soul

    • "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani

      "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani

    • "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey

      "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2007?

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    • "You're Beautiful" by James Blunt

      "You're Beautiful" by James Blunt

    • "Not Ready to Make Nice" by the Chicks

      "Not Ready to Make Nice" by the Chicks

    • "Be Without You" by Mary J. Blige

      "Be Without You" by Mary J. Blige

    • "Put Your Records On" by Corinne Bailey Rae

      "Put Your Records On" by Corinne Bailey Rae

    • "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley

      "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2008?

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    • "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse

      "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse

    • "Irreplaceable" by Beyoncé

      "Irreplaceable" by Beyoncé

    • "What Goes Around... Comes Around" by Justin Timberlake

      "What Goes Around... Comes Around" by Justin Timberlake

    • "Umbrella" by Rihanna and Jay-Z

      "Umbrella" by Rihanna and Jay-Z

    • "The Pretender" by Foo Fighters

      "The Pretender" by Foo Fighters

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2009?

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    • "Viva la Vida" by Coldplay

      "Viva la Vida" by Coldplay

    • "Please Read the Letter" by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

      "Please Read the Letter" by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

    • "Paper Planes" by M.I.A.

      "Paper Planes" by M.I.A.

    • "Chasing Pavements" by Adele

      "Chasing Pavements" by Adele

    • "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis

      "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2010?

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    • "You Belong with Me" by Taylor Swift

      "You Belong with Me" by Taylor Swift

    • "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga

      "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga

    • "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon

      "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon

    • "Halo" by Beyoncé

      "Halo" by Beyoncé

    • "I Gotta Feeling" by the Black Eyed Peas

      "I Gotta Feeling" by the Black Eyed Peas

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2011?

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    • "F**** You" by CeeLo Green

      "F**** You" by CeeLo Green

    • "Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

      "Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

    • "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem and Rihanna

      "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem and Rihanna

    • "Need You Now" by Lady A

      "Need You Now" by Lady A

    • "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B and Bruno Mars

      "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B and Bruno Mars

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2012?

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    • "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele

      "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele

    • "Firework" by Katy Perry

      "Firework" by Katy Perry

    • "Grenade" by Bruno Mars

      "Grenade" by Bruno Mars

    • "Holocene" by Bon Iver

      "Holocene" by Bon Iver

    • "The Cave" by Mumford Sons

      "The Cave" by Mumford Sons

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2013?

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    • "Lonely Boy" by the Black Keys

      "Lonely Boy" by the Black Keys

    • "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" by Kelly Clarkson

      "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" by Kelly Clarkson

    • "Thinkin Bout You" by Frank Ocean

      "Thinkin Bout You" by Frank Ocean

    • "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye and Kimbra

      "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye and Kimbra

    • "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift

      "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift

    • "We Are Young" by Fun. and Janelle Monáe

      "We Are Young" by Fun. and Janelle Monáe

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2014?

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    • "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk, Pharrell, and Nile Rodgers

      "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk, Pharrell, and Nile Rodgers

    • "Blurred Lines" byRobin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell

      "Blurred Lines" byRobin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell

    • "Locked Out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars

      "Locked Out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars

    • "Royals" by Lorde

      "Royals" by Lorde

    • "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons

      "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2015?

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    • "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor

      "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor

    • "Stay with Me" by Sam Smith

      "Stay with Me" by Sam Smith

    • "Chandelier" by Sia

      "Chandelier" by Sia

    • "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX

      "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX

    • "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift

      "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2016?

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    • "Can't Feel My Face" by the Weeknd

      "Can't Feel My Face" by the Weeknd

    • "Really Love" by D'Angelo and the Vanguard

      "Really Love" by D'Angelo and the Vanguard

    • "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

      "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

    • "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift

      "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift

    • "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

      "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2017?

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    • "7 Years"by Lukas Graham

      "7 Years"by Lukas Graham

    • "Formation" by Beyoncé

      "Formation" by Beyoncé

    • "Hello" by Adele

      "Hello" by Adele

    • "Work" by Rihanna and Drake

      "Work" by Rihanna and Drake

    • "Stressed Out" by Twenty One Pilots

      "Stressed Out" by Twenty One Pilots

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2018?

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    • "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber

      "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber

    • "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars

      "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars

    • "HUMBLE." by Kendrick Lamar

      "HUMBLE." by Kendrick Lamar

    • "Redbone" by Childish Gambino

      "Redbone" by Childish Gambino

    • "The Story of O.J." by Jay-Z

      "The Story of O.J." by Jay-Z

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2019?

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    • "God's Plan" by Drake

      "God's Plan" by Drake

    • "I Like It"by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin

      "I Like It"by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin

    • "The Middle" by Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey

      "The Middle" by Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey

    • "All the Stars"by Kendrick Lamar and SZA

      "All the Stars"by Kendrick Lamar and SZA

    • "This Is America" by Childish Gambino

      "This Is America" by Childish Gambino

    • "The Joke" by Brandi Carlile

      "The Joke" by Brandi Carlile

    • "Shallow" by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

      "Shallow" by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

    • "Rockstar" by Post Malone and 21 Savage

      "Rockstar" by Post Malone and 21 Savage

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2020?

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    • "7 Rings" by Ariana Grande

      "7 Rings" by Ariana Grande

    • "Hey, Ma" by Bon Iver

      "Hey, Ma" by Bon Iver

    • "Hard Place" by H.E.R.

      "Hard Place" by H.E.R.

    • "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus

      "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus

    • "Sunflower” by Post Malone and Swae Lee

      "Sunflower” by Post Malone and Swae Lee

    • "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish

      "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish

    • "Talk" by Khalid

      "Talk" by Khalid

    • "Truth Hurts" by Lizzo

      "Truth Hurts" by Lizzo

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  • What was the Record of the Year in 2021?

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    • "Black Parade" by Beyoncé

      "Black Parade" by Beyoncé

    • "Colors" by Black Pumas

      "Colors" by Black Pumas

    • "Circles" by Post Malone

      "Circles" by Post Malone

    • "Don't Start Now" by Dua Lipa

      "Don't Start Now" by Dua Lipa

    • "Everything I Wanted" by Billie Eilish

      "Everything I Wanted" by Billie Eilish

    • "Rockstar" by DaBaby and Roddy Ricch

      "Rockstar" by DaBaby and Roddy Ricch

    • "Savage"by Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé

      "Savage"by Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé

    • "Say So" by Doja Cat

      "Say So" by Doja Cat