Awards and nominations received by Akon

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Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
1 3
World Music Awards
5 8
BET Awards
0 3
BET Hip Hop Awards
1 2
Billboard Awards
1 3
Grammy Awards
0 5
MOBO Awards
0 4
MTV Europe Music Awards
0 3
MTV Video Music Awards

0

5
Channel O Music Video Awards
1 1
Teen Choice Awards
1 4
Vibe Awards
0 2
Totals
Awards won 36
Nominations 95

American Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Akon Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Won
Artist of the Year Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 "Smack That" (with Eminem) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
2008 "The Sweet Escape" (with Gwen Stefani) Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated
"Bartender" (with T-Pain) Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
Konvicted Best Contemporary R&B Album Nominated
"I Wanna Fuck You" (with Snoop Dogg) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated

Billboard Legacy[edit]

Made the Top Artists of the Year Chart in: 2009, 2011

Made the Billboard 200 Albums of the Year Chart in: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Made the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Year Chart in: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 Soul Survivor Hot Rap Track Nominated
2007 Akon Artist of the Year awards Won
2011 Akon Top Social Artist Nominated
Top Digital Media Artist Nominated

Billboard Latin Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 All Up 2 You Hot Latin Song of the Year Nominated

World Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2005 Akon World's Best Selling New Male Artist Nominated
2007 Akon World's Best Selling Internet Artist Won
World's Best Selling African Artist Won
World's Best Selling R&B Artist Won
2008 Akon World's Best Selling African Artist Won
2010 Akon World's Best R&B Artist Nominated
World's Best Selling African Artist Won
Sexy Chick World's Best Single Nominated

BET Hip Hop Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2008 Akon Producer of the Year Won
2008 We Takin' Over Best Hip Hop Collaboration Nominated

BET Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Akon Best Male R&B Artist Nominated
I Wanna Love You Best Collaboration Nominated
I Wanna Love You Video of the Year Nominated

Filmfare Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2012 Akon – Chammak Challo Playback singer Nominated

Teen Choice Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Akon Breakout Artist – Male Won
R&B Artist Nominated
Don't Matter Love Song Nominated
The Sweet Escape Single Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Akon has the record for most nominations in the Most Earthshattering Collaboration category.

Year Recipient Award Result
2005 "Locked Up" MTV2 Award Nominated
2007 Akon Male Artist of the Year Nominated
"Smack That" (with Eminem) Most Earthshattering Collaboration Nominated
"The Sweet Escape" (with Gwen Stefani) Most Earthshattering Collaboration Nominated
2010 "Sexy Chick" Best Dance Video Nominated

MTV Europe Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2005 Akon Best Hip Hop Act Nominated
2007 Konvicted Album Nominated

MTV Video Music Award Japan[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Smack That Best Collaboration Video Nominated

MTV Australia Video Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Smack That Best Hip Hop Act Nominated
Smack That Best Hip Hop Video Nominated
Smack That Best Hook Up Nominated

MOBO Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Akon Best International Act Nominated
Best R&B Nominated
2008 Best International Act Nominated
2009 Best International Act Nominated

Juno Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2009 Dangerous Single of the Year Won

ASCAP Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Bartender Most Performed Songs Won
Don't Matter Won
I Wanna Love You Won
Smack That (Shared with Eminem) Won
2008 The Sweet Escape Won
The Sweet Escape Song of the Year Won
2009 Dangerous Most Performed Songs Won
What You Got Won
2010 Just Dance Won
What You Got Won
Right Now (Na Na Na) Won
2011 Sexy Chick Won

Urban Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Konvicted Best Album Nominated
2009 Akon Artist of the Year 2009 (USA) Won
Artist of the Year 2009 (UK) Won
Freedom Best Album 2009 (USA) Nominated
Best Album 2009 (UK) Nominated
Akon Best Music Video 2009 (USA) Nominated
Best Music Video 2009 (UK) Nominated

Ozone Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 We Takin' Over Best video Won
I Wanna Love You Best Rap/R&B Collaboration Nominated
Konvicted Best R&B Album Won
2009 Akon Artist of the Year 2009 (USA & UK) Won
Freedom Best Album 2009 (USA & UK) Nominated
Akon Best Music Video 2009 (USA & UK) Nominated

ECHO Award[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 Lonely National/International Hit of the Year Won
Akon International Hip-Hop/R&B Artist Won

MuchMusic Video Award[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Lonely Best International Artist Nominated
Akon People's Choice: Favorite International Artist Nominated
The Sweet Escape Best International Video Nominated
People's Choice: Favourite International Artist Nominated

Premios Lo Nuestro[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 "All Up 2 You" (with Aventura and Wisin & Yandel) Urban Song of the Year Nominated
"All Up 2 You" (with Aventura and Wisin & Yandel) Video Collaboration of the Year Nominated

Vibe Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2005 Soul Survivor Hottest Hook Nominated
2007 Locked Up Hottest Hook Nominated
2008 We Takin' Over Best Collabobation Nominated

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Sweet Escape MTV Hits Best Music Video Nominated
2008 Don't Matter Favorite Song Nominated

NRJ Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 Lonely Best International Song Nominated
2006 Akon New International Artist of The Year Nominated
2008 Akon International Male Artist of the Year Nominated
2009 Akon International Male Artist of the Year Nominated

Channel O Music Video Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2012 Chop My Money Most Gifted Duo,Group or Featuring Video Won

mtvU Woodie Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Don't Matter Viral Woodie Nominated
2012 Locked Up International Woodie (Favorite International Artist Award) Nominated

BMI Pop Songs Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2008 The Sweet Escape Pop Songs Won

O Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 I Just Had Sex Funniest Music Short Nominated