1980: Kurtis Blow – The Breaks Composed by Kurtis Blow, Robert Ford Jr. James B. Moore, Russell Simmons, and Larry Moore.

1981: The Gap Band – Yearning for Your Love Composed by Oliver Scott and Ronnie Wilson.

1982: Michael Jackson – Lady in my Life Composed by Rod Temperton

1983: Anita Baker – Angel Composed by Anita Baker, Patrick Moten, Sandra Sully

1984: New Edition – Mr. Telephone Man Composed by Ray Parker Jr.