List of awards and nominations received by The Killers

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List of The Killers awards
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The Killers in concert October 14, 2006

Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
0 1
ASCAP Awards
1 1
Billboard Music Awards
0 3
BRIT Awards
2 7
Grammy Awards
0 7
International Dance Music Awards
1 7
Meteor Music Awards
1 9
MTV Video Music Awards
1 4
MTV Europe Music Awards
1 2
MTV Australia Awards
0 2
mtvU Woodie Awards
1 1
MuchMusic Video Awards
1 5
MVPA Awards
1 1
NARM Awards
1 1
NME Awards
7 24
NME Awards USA
2 5
NRJ Music Awards
0 1
People's Choice Awards
0 1
Q Awards
1 5
Shortlist Music Prize
0 1
TEC Awards
0 1
World Music Awards
1 2
Totals
Awards won 22
Nominations 94
Pending 3

These are the awards and nominations received by the American rock band, The Killers. The Killers have won twenty awards from ninety-four nominations, with one nominations pending. Their 2004 debut album Hot Fuss, earned them five nominations at the 47th Grammy Awards.[1]

Their second album, Sam's Town, won Best International Album at the 2007 BRIT Awards where The Killers also won Best International Band. Their compilation album, Sawdust, received a nomination for Best Album at the 2008 NME Awards USA. The band's third studio album, Day & Age, was nominated for Best International Album at the 2009 BRIT Awards and was twice nominated at the 2009 NME Awards. Following the released of fourth studio album, Battle Born (2012) the band won its forth NME Award for Best International Band. To date, the band has received six nominations for Best International Band at the NME Awards and three nominations for Best International Group at the BRIT Awards.

American Music Awards[edit]

Created by Dick Clark in 1973, the American Music Awards is an annual music awards ceremony and one of several major annual American music awards shows.[2]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers Favorite Breakthrough New Artist Nominated

ASCAP Awards[edit]

The annual ASCAP Awards honor its top members and songwriters. ASCAP is US based performance rights organization. The Killers received their highest honor for a group for their musical genre's "impact on the future of American music".[3]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2010 The Killers Vanguard Award Won

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

The Billboard Music Awards are an annual awards show from Billboard Magazine. The awards are based on sales data by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.[4][5][6]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers Group of the Year Nominated
"Mr. Brightside" Digital Song of the Year Nominated
The Killers Modern Rock Artist of the Year Nominated

BRIT Awards[edit]

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. The Killers have won two awards from seven nominations.[7][8][9][10][11]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers International Breakthrough Act Nominated
Hot Fuss Best International Album Nominated
2007 The Killers Best International Group Won
Sam's Town Best International Album Won
2009 The Killers Best International Group Nominated
Day & Age Best International Album Nominated
2013 The Killers Best International Group Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The Killers have received seven nominations.[12][13][14]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 Hot Fuss Best Rock Album Nominated
"Somebody Told Me" Best Rock Song Nominated
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
2006 "Mr. Brightside" Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
"All These Things That I've Done" Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
2007 "When You Were Young" Best Rock Song Nominated
Best Short Form Music Video Nominated

The Jacques Lu Cont's Thin White Duke Remix of "Mr. Brightside" also received a nomination in 2006 for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical.[13]

International Dance Music Awards[edit]

The International Dance Music Awards are an annual awards show honoring dance and electronic artists and are distributed by the Winter Music Conference.[15][16][17]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 "Somebody Told Me" Best Alternative/Rock Dance Track Nominated
2006 "Mr. Brightside" Best Alternative/Rock Dance Track Nominated
The Killers Best Dance Artist (Group) Nominated
2008 "Read My Mind" Best Alternative/Rock Dance Track Nominated
The Killers Best Dance Artist (Group) Nominated
2009 "Human" Best Alternative/Rock Dance Track Won
2010 Day & Age Best Artist Album Nominated

Meteor Ireland Music Awards[edit]

The Meteor Music Awards are Ireland's national music awards. The Killers have won one award from nine nominations.[18][19]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers Best International Group Nominated
Best Live Performance Visiting Act Won
Hot Fuss Best International Album Nominated
2007 The Killers Best International Group Nominated
Sam's Town Best International Album Nominated
2008 The Killers Best International Group Nominated
2009 The Killers Best International Group Nominated
Best International Live Performance Nominated
Day & Age Best International Album Nominated

MTV[edit]

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. The Killers have won one award from four nominations.[20]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers Best New Artist Won
"Mr. Brightside" Best Rock Video Nominated
Best Group Video Nominated
Best Art Direction Nominated

MTV Australia Awards[edit]

The MTV Australia Awards (previously known as the MTV Australia Video Music Awards or AVMAs) started in 2005, where Australia celebrates both local and international acts.[21]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2007 Sam's Town Album of the Year Nominated
2009 Human Best Rock Video Nominated

MTV Europe Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Europe Music Awards were established in 1994 by MTV Europe to celebrate the most popular music videos in Europe.[22][23]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2006 The Killers Best Rock Group Won
2009 Best Alternative Nominated
2012 Best Rock Nominated
2013 Best Rock Nominated
Best World Stage (WS Big Day Out 2013) Nominated

mtvU Woodie Awards[edit]

The mtvU Woodie Awards are awarded annually in recognition of "the music voted best by college students". The Killers have won one award.[24]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2004 The Killers The Breaking Woodie (Best Emerging Artist) Won

MuchMusic Video Awards[edit]

The MuchMusic Video Awards is an annual awards ceremony honoring the best music video's of Canadian artists. The Killers have won one award from five nominations.[25][26]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers - "Mr. Brightside" People’s Choice: Favorite International Group Nominated
Best International Video - Group Won
2007 The Killers - "When You Were Young" People's Choice: Favorite International Group Nominated
Best International Video - Group Nominated
2009 The Killers - "Human" Best International Video - Group Nominated

Music Video Production Awards[edit]

The MVPA Awards are annually presented by a Los Angeles-based music trade organization to honor the year's best music videos. The Killers have won one award from one nominations.[27]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2013 The Killers - "Miss Atomic Bomb" Best Animated Video Won

NARM Awards[edit]

The NARM Awards are presented annually by the National Association of Recording Merchandisers. The Killers have won one award.[28]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers Pop/Rock Breakout Artist of the Year Won

NME[edit]

NME Awards UK[edit]

Founded by the music magazine NME, the NME Awards are awarded annually. The Killers have won seven awards from twenty-four nominations.[29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers Best New Band Nominated
Best International Band Won
Brandon Flowers Sexiest Man Won
Best Dressed Man Won
2006 The Killers Best International Band Nominated
Brandon Flowers Best Dressed Man Nominated
2007 The Killers Best International Band Nominated
Sam's Town Best Album Nominated
"When You Were Young" Best Track Nominated
"Bones" Best Video Won
Brandon Flowers Sexiest Man Nominated
Best Dressed Man Nominated
2008 The Killers Best International Band Won
Sawdust Best Album Artwork Nominated
2009 The Killers Best International Band Won
Best Live Band Nominated
Day & Age Best Album Nominated
Best Album Artwork Nominated
Brandon Flowers Best Dressed Nominated
Worst Dressed Nominated
Hero of the Year Nominated
2010 Live From The Royal Albert Hall Best DVD Nominated
2013 The Killers Best International Band Won
Best Fan Community Nominated

NME Awards USA[edit]

The Killers were the main winners at the 2008 inaugural NME Awards USA,[37] winning two awards from five nominations.[38]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2008 The Killers Best Live Band Nominated
Best Band Won
"Tranquilize" Best Track Won
Best Video Nominated
Sawdust Best Album Nominated

NRJ Music Awards[edit]

Created by the radio station NRJ, the NRJ Music Awards are awarded annually, in partnership with the television network TF1 in Cannes, France as the opening of MIDEM.[39][40]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2007 The Killers Best International Group/Duo of the Year Nominated

People's Choice Awards[edit]

The People's Choice Awards is an annual awards show created in 1975 recognizing the people and the work of popular culture.[41]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2008 "Read My Mind" (Friday Night Lights) Favorite Song from a Soundtrack Nominated

Premios 40 Principales[edit]

The Premios 40 Principales is an annual Spanish awards show that recognizes the people and works of pop musicians.

Year Recipient Award Result
2009 The Killers Best International Artist Nominated

Q Awards[edit]

The Q Awards were established in 1985 are the UK's annual music awards run by the music magazine Q. The Killers have won one award from seven nominations.[42][43][44][45][46][47]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2004 The Killers Best New Act Nominated
2006 "When You Were Young" Best Video Won
2007 "Bones" Best Video Nominated
The Killers Best Live Act Nominated
Best Act in the World Today Nominated
2012 "Runaways" Best Video Nominated
2013 The Killers at Wembley Stadium & The Garage Best Event Nominated

Shortlist Music Prize[edit]

The Shortlist Music Prize is awarded annually to an album released in the United States within the last year, as chosen by a panel of musicians, producers and journalists, known as the "Listmakers".[48]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2004 Hot Fuss Shortlist Music Prize Nominated

TEC Awards[edit]

The Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards are distributed annually by The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio.[49][50]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 "Mr. Brightside" Outstanding Record Production Single or Track Nominated

World Music Awards[edit]

The international World Music Awards annually honors recording artists based on their worldwide sales figures, which are provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The Killers have won one award from two nominations.[51]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 The Killers World's Best Selling New Group Won
World's Best Selling Rock Act Nominated

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