The Song of the Year GRAMMY is awarded to the actual songwriters of a popular, beautiful single, and while that's not always the stars who turn it into a platinum smash, this time around, all of those in front of the piece also worked behind the scenes. 2018 promises to be a big year for songwriters at the GRAMMYs, and one of these five tunes might see those who actually came up with the words receive a golden gramophone. Click through to see our predictions of who can win!
Real Kesha fans know that she has been one of the most talented songwriters in the game for years now, and that she can craft a hit like nobody else. Her previous electron-pop style never impressed GRAMMY voters much, but in 2017 she’s got a different sound and she’s got something to say. “Praying” was touching, and it’s truly one of the best examples of powerful songwriting released this year.