List of awards and nominations received by Arcade Fire

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Arcade Fire awards and nominations

Arcade Fire performing live on March 15, 2005 at Debaser, Stockholm, Sweden
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
Brit Awards
2 8
Grammy Awards
2 8
Juno Awards
6 11
Meteor Music Awards
1 3
NME Awards
1 7
PLUG Awards
2 3
Polaris Music Prizes
1 3
Totals
Awards won 16
Nominations 50

Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band was formed by the husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne in 2003, and released its first studio album Funeral on Merge Records in September 2004. The album produced five singles: "Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)" (2004), "Neighborhood #2 (Laïka)" (2005), "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" (2005), "Rebellion (Lies)" (2005), and "Wake Up" (2005). Funeral earned the band a nomination at the 48th Grammy Awards. The album has sold over 320,000 copies in the United States and over 100,000 copies in Canada.[1][2][3] Funeral peaked at number 23 in Canada and number 131 in the United States.[4]

The band's second album, Neon Bible, was released on March 5, 2007 to favourable reviews.[5] The album produced four singles: "Black Mirror" (2007), "Keep the Car Running" (2007), "Intervention" (2007), and "No Cars Go" (2007). Neon Bible was nominated at the 50th Grammy Awards for Best Alternative Music Album,[6] and it won the Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year.[7] The album also sold 142,000 copies as of May 2008,[2][8] peaking at number one in Canada and number two in the United States.[4] Arcade Fire has received five awards from 21 nominations, including two Juno Awards from six nominations, one Meteor Music Award from three nominations, and two PLUG Awards from three nominations.

Academy Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2014 Her Best Original Score Nominated

BRIT Awards[edit]

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Arcade Fire has received seven nominations.[9][10]

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 Funeral Best International Album Nominated
Arcade Fire International Breakthrough Act Nominated
Best International Group Nominated
2008 Neon Bible Best International Album Nominated
Arcade Fire Best International Group Nominated
2011 The Suburbs Best International Album Won
Arcade Fire Best International Group Won
2014 Arcade Fire Best International Group Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Arcade Fire has received six nominations.[6][11]

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 Funeral Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
"Cold Wind" Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Nominated
2008 Neon Bible Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
2011 The Suburbs Album of the Year Won
Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
"Ready To Start" Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
2012 Scenes from The Suburbs Best Recording Package (awarded to the art director) Won
2013 "Abraham's Daughter" Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated

NME Awards[edit]

The NME Awards are an annual music awards show, founded by the music magazine NME. Arcade Fire has won one award from seven nominations.[12][13] [14]

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
Best Live Band Nominated
The Suburbs Best Album Won
"We Used To Wait" Best Video Nominated
2014 Reflektor Best Track Nominated
Best Music Video Nominated
Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated

Juno Awards[edit]

The Juno Awards are presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Arcade Fire has won eight awards from seventeen nominations.[7][15]

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" (with Josh Deu), "Rebellion (Lies)", "Wake Up" Songwriter of the Year Won
"Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" Video of the Year Nominated
2008 Arcade Fire Group of the Year Nominated
Neon Bible Alternative Album of the Year Won
CD/DVD Artwork Design of the Year Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
2011
Arcade Fire Group of the Year Nominated
Songwriter of the Year Nominated
Producer of the Year Nominated
The Suburbs Album of the Year Won
Alternative Album of the Year Won
2014
Arcade Fire Group of the Year Nominated
Songwriter of the Year Nominated
Fan Choice Award Nominated
Reflektor Album of the Year Won
Alternative Album of the Year Won
"Reflektor" Single of the Year Nominated

Meteor Music Awards[edit]

The Meteor Music Awards are distributed by MCD Productions. Arcade Fire has won one award from three nominations.[16]

Year Recipient Award Result
2008 Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
Best International Live Performance Nominated
Neon Bible Best International Album Won

PLUG Awards[edit]

The PLUG Awards are given in support of indie music. Arcade Fire has won two awards from three nominations.[17]

Year Recipient Award Result
2005 Arcade Fire New Artist of the Year Won
Funeral Indie Rock Album of the Year Nominated
Album Art/Packaging of the Year Won

Polaris Music Prizes[edit]

The Polaris Music Prize is awarded annually to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit. Arcade Fire has won one award from two nominations.[18]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Neon Bible Polaris Music Prize Nominated
2011 The Suburbs Polaris Music Prize Won
2014 Reflektor Polaris Music Prize Pending

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kot, Greg (2007-03-08). "Arcade Fire has become this year's hottest band". The Star. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  2. ^ a b Martens, Todd (2007-03-19). "New Arcade Fire Album Gets a Grand Opening". Billboard. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
  3. ^ "Gold & Platinum - May 2004". Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA). Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  4. ^ a b "Artist Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 
  5. ^ "Neon Bible". Metacritic. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  6. ^ a b "Grammy Awards: Main winners". BBC. 2008-02-11. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  7. ^ a b "2008 Juno Award Nominees". Juno Awards. Retrieved 2008-07-17. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Gold & Platinum - January 2005". Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA). Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  9. ^ "Brit Awards 2006: The winners". BBC. 2006-02-15. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  10. ^ "Brit Awards 2008: The winners". BBC. 2008-02-20. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  11. ^ "2006 Grammy Award nominations". The Advertiser. Retrieved 2008-07-22. [dead link]
  12. ^ "The History of the NME Awards". NME. Retrieved February 24, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Arcade Fire, Foals, Kasabian up for Shockwaves NME Awards 2011". NME. January 24, 2011. Retrieved February 24, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 – all the winners". NME. February 23, 2011. Retrieved February 24, 2011. 
  15. ^ "2006 Juno Award Nominees" (PDF). Juno Awards. Retrieved 2008-07-17. [dead link]
  16. ^ "Meteor Ireland Music Awards Past Winners". Meteor. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  17. ^ "PLUG 2005 Nominees/Winners". PLUG. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  18. ^ "Arcade Fire and John Mayer Join “Austin City Limits” Lineup". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 

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