Tom Petty Won't Win a Grammy for Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

January 27, 2015 12:28 AM

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How will the news of Sam Smith giving Tom Petty co-writing credit on the smash hit "Stay With Me" impact the upcoming Grammy Awards? As it turns out, only a little bit -- but certainly enough to make awards analysts take note.

Smith is currently in the running for six Grammy Awards, including song of the year for "Stay With Me." That particular category recognizes the songwriters of a track, and the song's nominated writers (as announced in December) are Smith, James Napier and William Phillips.

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