The 59th annual Grammy Awards are only a few days away, and as we gear up for music’s biggest night, we’re taking a look back at the past ― 1987, to be exact.
It was the year Paul Simon took home the coveted Album of the Year award for “Graceland,” and Steve Winwood (and producer Russ Titelman) won Record of the Year for the oh-so-catchy “Higher Love.” Meanwhile, Song of the Year went to Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager for the tune “That’s What Friends Are For,” performed by music icons Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder, and Bruce Hornsby and the Range was the year’s Best New Artist.
For more from the 1987 ceremony, join us on a trip down memory lane, won’t you?
To find out who wins big this year, watch the Grammys ― hosted by James Corden ― on Feb. 12 on CBS.
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