February 12, 2012 – “I See the Light” from Tangled Wins a Grammy Award
“WOW!! Just when I’d given up getting any more Grammy awards there’s this surprising Valentine for ‘I See the Light’ and TANGLED. Yay!!” – Alan Menken
On February 12, 2012, the 54th Grammy Awards were held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The soundtrack for the Disney animated feature film Tangled was nominated for two awards, winning one: Best Song Written for Visual Media for “I See the Light,” written by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater and performed by Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi. The song won against fellow nominees “Born to Be Somebody” from Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, “Christmastime is Killing Us” from Family Guy, “So Long” from Winnie the Pooh, “Where the River Goes” from Footloose, and “You Haven’t See the Last of Me” from Burlesque. This is Menken’s 11th Grammy overall, and Glenn Slater’s first.