Here's our pick to win Song of the Year

of the Year

Alan Jackson

(Alan Jackson: Jason Redmond/

Here’s our pick to win Song of the Year

SURVEY SAYS Norah’s – by a nose. As three panelists say, ”it’s a timeless song.” But Springsteen’s and Jackson’s timely tunes are also in the running. ”Of the two September 11 songs it’s probably Alan Jackson,” says a major producer. One label GM agrees: ”It’s much bigger than a country song.” But one insider dissents. ”They’ll reward Bruce for being the great songwriter that he’s been throughout the years.”

Originally posted February 20 2003 — 12:00 AM EST

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