SInger Christina Perri has been awarded with the 11th Annual Musicnotes.com Song of the Year Award for her track A Thousand Years. The song, which featured on the Twilight: Breaking Dawn soundtrack was given the award due to it being the best-selling piece of sheet music on musicnotes.com in 2012.
Perri said of writing the song, "A Thousand Years was one of my favorite songs to write, and a favorite, for sure, of mine to sing. I meant every word. I believe in love, and I believe that one day we all might find that one person that we'll love for eternity. I also adore everyone's covers and hearing everyone's spin on the song. It's special to me in every way."
Previous winners of the Award include Adele - Someone Like You, Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah, Vanessa Carlton - A Thousand Miles, Linda Perry - Christina Aguilera's Beautiful, Evanescence - My Immortal, Tom Higgenson - Hey There Delilah, Marcus Hummon, Bobby Boyd and Jeff Hanna - Bless the Broken Road, Daniel Powter - Bad Day, Jon Mabe and Jessi Alexander - The Climb and Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain and Neal Schon - Don’t Stop Believin’.
Christina Perri's A Thousand Years has recently seen a resurgence in popularity with fellow musicians, after the track appeared on an episode of the hit Fox musical television series Glee and continues to be a top seller on musicnotes.com.