List of awards and nominations received by Billy Talent

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Billy Talent awards and nominations

Billy Talent at the 2007 MuchMusic Video Awards. From left to right: Jonathan Gallant, Ian D'Sa, Aaron Solowoniuk, and Benjamin Kowalewicz
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
Echo Awards
2 2
Juno Awards
7 20
MuchMusic Video Awards
10 32
CASBY Awards
2 2
Totals
Awards won 21
Nominations 56

Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band formed in 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario. The band consists of Benjamin Kowalewicz (vocals), Ian D'Sa (guitar and vocals), Jonathan Gallant (bass and vocals), and Aaron Solowoniuk (drums and percussion).[1] Billy Talent has released five studio albums, all with Atlantic Records: Watoosh! (1998), Billy Talent (2003), Billy Talent II (2006), Billy Talent III (2009), and Dead Silence (2012). Billy Talent and Billy Talent II have been certified by the Canadian Recording Industry Association as triple platinum and double platinum respectively.[2]

Two of the band's albums have reached the top 10 on the Canadian Albums Chart: Billy Talent peaked at number six and Billy Talent II peaked at number one.[3] Billy Talent has received a significant amount of recognition in Canada, winning ten awards from 32 nominations at the MuchMusic Video Awards and seven awards from twenty nominations at the Juno Awards. The band has also been nominated at the MuchMusic Video Awards every year since 2004. Overall, Billy Talent has received twenty-one awards from 56 nominations.

CASBY Awards[edit]

The CASBY Awards are awarded for independent and alternative music, and are presented annually by CFNY, a Toronto radio station. Billy Talent has received two awards from two nominations.[4]

Year Recipient Award Result
2004 "River Below" Favorite New Single Won
Billy Talent Favorite New Album Won

ECHO Awards[edit]

The ECHO Awards is a German annual music awards ceremony established by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. Billy Talent has received two awards from two nominations.[5]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Billy Talent Best Newcomer International Won
Best Rock/Alternative International Won

Juno Awards[edit]

The Juno Awards are presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Billy Talent has received seven awards from twenty nominations.[6][7][8][9][10]

Year Recipient Award Result
2004 Billy Talent Best New Group of the Year Won
Billy Talent Rock Album of the Year Nominated
"Try Honesty" Single of the Year Nominated
2005 Billy Talent Group of the Year Won
Billy Talent Best Album of the Year Won
"River Below" Single of the Year Nominated
2007 Billy Talent Group of the Year Won
Billy Talent II Rock Album of the Year Won
Album of the Year Nominated
"Devil in a Midnight Mass" Video of the Year Nominated
Single of the Year Nominated
2008 666 Music DVD of the Year Won
2010 Billy Talent Group of the Year Nominated
Billy Talent III Rock Album of the Year Won
Album of the Year Nominated
"Rusted from the Rain" Single of the Year Nominated
2011 "Saint Veronika" Video of the Year Nominated
2013 Billy Talent Group of the Year Nominated
Dead Silence Rock Album of the Year Nominated
"Viking Death March" Single of the Year Nominated

MuchMusic Video Awards[edit]

The MuchMusic Video Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic. Billy Talent has received ten awards from 32 nominations. They have also made history by having more nominations than any other artist[11][12][13][14][15]

Year Recipient Award Result
2004 "Try Honesty" Best Rock Video Won
Best Video Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
Best Post-Production Nominated
Best Director Nominated
Billy Talent People's Choice: Favourite Canadian Group Nominated
2005 "River Below" Best Video Won
Best Rock Video Won
Best Post-Production Nominated
"Nothing to Lose" Best Video Nominated
Best Rock Video Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
"River Below", "Nothing to Lose" Best Director Nominated
Billy Talent People’s Choice: Favourite Canadian Group Nominated
2006 "Devil In A Midnight Mass" Best Video Nominated
Best Director Nominated
Best Post-Production Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
Best Rock Video Nominated
2007 "Fallen Leaves" Best Video Won
MuchLoud Best Rock Video Won
"Devil In A Midnight Mass" People's Choice: Favorite Canadian Group Won
"Red Flag" Best Director Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
2008 "Surrender" People's Choice: Favorite Canadian Group Nominated
2009 "Rusted From the Rain" International Video of the Year by a Canadian Won
2010 "Saint Veronika" Director of the Year Won
Devil on My Shoulder MuchLOUD Rock Video of the Year Won
Video of the Year Nominated
2011 "Diamond on a Landmine" MuchLOUD Rock Video of the Year Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stout, Gene (2004-02-27). "Punk band's road to success is filled with non-stop touring". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Audio Certifications". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Billy Talent awards". allmusic. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Billy Talent Big Winners At 2004 Casby Awards". Soul Shine Magazine. 2004-11-24. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  5. ^ Bliss, Karen (2007-06-15). "75,000 sing Billy Talent". Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  6. ^ "Roberts Wins Big At Canada's Junos". Billboard. 2004-04-04. 
  7. ^ "Billy Talent, Avril, k-os win big at Junos". CBC. 2005-04-04. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  8. ^ Rayner, Ben (2007-04-01). "Furtado wins top Juno prizes". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  9. ^ "2008 Juno Award Winners!". CBS. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  10. ^ "Juno Award Artist Summary - Billy Talent". The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences ("CARAS"). Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  11. ^ "Roberts Leads MuchMusic Nominees". Billboard. 2004-05-25. 
  12. ^ "K-os, Billy Talent win at MuchMusic Video Awards". CBC. 2005-06-26. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  13. ^ "MMVA06". MuchMusic. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  14. ^ Mudhar, Raju (2007-06-18). "MMVAs take it to the street". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  15. ^ "MMVA08". MuchMusic. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 

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