1997: My Heart Will Go On By Celine Dion

Composed by by James Horner (music) and Will Jennings (lyrics). Recorded by Celine Dion for the soundtrack of the film Titanic. The song reached No.1 in nearly every country it was released in, with the exception of Japan and New Zealand. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and also four Grammy Awards (one of these being Record of the Year), making this the first time this award was won by a Canadian. Other awards were a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, a Japanese Gold Disc Award for Song of the Year, and a Billboard Music Award for Soundtrack Single of the Year. The film starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. James Horner was an American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores.  During his life, he won eleven awards and was nominated for many more. James died in a plane accident in 2015, aged 61.