List of awards and nominations received by Cher

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Cher awards and nominations
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
Totals
Awards won 285
Nominations 315

Cher has been honored with over 250 worldwide industry awards for her work in music, television and film. Cher has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival, making her one of few artists to have received those honors.

On the Billboard Hot 100, she has so far achieved 4 #1 singles, 12 Top 10 singles, 22 Top 40 singles and a total of 34 charted singles as a solo artist and combined with Sonny 5 #1 singles, 18 Top 10 singles, 35 Top 40 hits and a total of 53 singles which charted on the Billboard Hot 100, making her one of few women in the rock era with that many chart entries. Of those singles 6 have been certified gold and 1 platinum. Her albums have so far included: 5 gold, 2 platinum and 2 multi-platinum albums RIAA certifications.She is the only artist to date to have a number-one single on a Billboard chart in each of the past six decades.

Complete awards and nominations history:

Academy Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
1984 Silkwood Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1988 Moonstruck Best Actress Won
  • Cher was a featured vocalist on two Academy Award nominated songs ("Alfie" in 1967 and "After All" in 1989), but as the nominations are for the songwriters, not the performers, these do not count in her list of nominations.

Emmy Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
1972 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Outstanding Single Program - Variety or Musical - Variety and Popular Music Nominated
The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series Nominated
1973 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series Nominated
1974 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series Nominated
1975 Cher Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series Nominated
2000 Cher - Live In Concert from Las Vegas! Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
2003 Cher: The Farewell Tour Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Won

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
1966 Sonny & Cher Best New Artist Nominated
1972 "Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves" Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
"All I Ever Need Is You" (Sonny & Cher) Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
2000 "Believe" Best Dance Recording Won
"Believe" Record of the Year Nominated
"Believe" Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
2004 "Love One Another" Best Dance Recording Nominated

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
1974 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Won
1983 Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Nominated
1984 Silkwood Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Won
1986 Mask Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Nominated
1988 Moonstruck Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Won
1997 If These Walls Could Talk Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
  • Cher was a featured vocalist on one Golden Globe Award winning song ("You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" in 2011) and two Golden Globe Award nominated songs ("Alfie" in 1967 and "After All" in 1989), but as the nominations are for the songwriters, not the performers, these do not count in her list of nominations.

Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) Sales Awards[edit]

Gold Awards[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio:

Compilation:

Live:

Soundtrack:

Singles[edit]

Note: The number of sales required to qualify for Gold and Platinum singles was higher prior to January 1, 1989. The thresholds were previously 1,000,000 units (Gold) and 2,000,000 units (Platinum).

Platinum Awards[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio:

Singles[edit]

Videos[edit]

Multi-Platinum Awards[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio:

Compilation:

Videos[edit]

2003: "The Farewell Tour" (3x Platinum)

British Phonographic Industry (British Record Industry)[edit]

Silver Awards[edit]

Singles[edit]

Gold Awards[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio:

Compilation:

Singles[edit]

Platinum Awards[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio:

Videos[edit]

Multi-Platinum Awards[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio:

Compilation:

Singles[edit]

  • 1998: "Believe" (3x Platinum) - All-time Best Selling Single in the UK by a Female Artist -

Worldwide Awards[edit]

Gold, Platinum and Multi-Platinum Awards[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio:

  • 1987: "Cher" - Australia: Gold -
  • 1989: "Heart of Stone" - Canada: 4x Platinum - Australia: 4x Platinum - New Zealand: Platinum - Sweden: Gold -
  • 1991: "Love Hurts" - Germany: Platinum - Canada: Platinum - Australia: Platinum - Austria: Platinum - New Zealand: Platinum - Sweden: Platinum - Switzerland: Platinum -
  • 1998: "Believe" - Canada: 6x Platinum - Argentina: Platinum - Australia: 2x Platinum - Austria: Platinum - Belgium: Platinum - France: Platinum - Germany: 2x Platinum - Netherlands: Platinum - New Zealand: 2x Platinum - Norway: Platinum - Poland: Platinum - Portugal: 2x Platinum - Sweden: 2x Platinum - Switzerland: 2x Platinum - Finland: Gold - Japan: Gold - Mexico: 2x Gold -
  • 2001: "Living Proof" - Germany: Gold - Spain: Platinum - Sweden: Gold - Switzerland: Gold -
  • 2013: "Closer to the Truth" - Canada: Gold -

Compilation:

  • 1992: "Greatest Hits: 1965-1992" - New Zealand: 4x Platinum - Austria: Gold - Germany: Gold - Norway: Gold - Switzerland: Gold - Sweden: Platinum -
  • 1999: "The Greatest Hits" - Australia: 3x Platinum - Austria: Platinum - Canada: Platinum - Germany: Platinum - Netherlands: Platinum - New Zealand: Platinum - Argentina: Gold - Finland: Gold - France: Gold - Hungary: Gold - Spain: Platinum - Switzerland: Platinum - Sweden: 3x Platinum
  • 2003: "The Very Best of Cher" - Australia: 2x Platinum - Canada: Platinum - Sweden: Platinum -

Soundtrack:

  • 2010: "Burlesque" - Taiwan: 2x Platinum - Canada: Gold - Australia: Gold -

Singles[edit]

  • 1989: "If I Could Turn Back Time" - Australia: 2x Platinum -
  • 1990: "Just Like Jesse James" - Australia: Gold -
  • 1990: "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" - Australia: Platinum - Austria: Gold - France: Silver - Germany: Gold - New Zealand: Gold -
  • 1998: "Believe" - Australia: 3x Platinum - Austria: Platinum - Belgium: 3x Platinum - France: Diamond - Germany: 5x Gold - New Zealand: Gold - Norway: 2x Platinum - Netherlands: Platinum - Switzerland: Platinum - Sweden: 2x Platinum -
  • 1999: "Strong Enough" - Australia: Gold - Belgium: Platinum - France: Gold - Germany: Gold -
  • 2013: "Woman's World" - Venezuela: Gold

Other Awards[edit]

1982

  • 2nd place, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, Best Supporting Actress for: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

1983

  • Winner, CableACE Award, Actress in a Variety Program: Cher: A Celebration at Caesars
  • 2nd place, New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Best Supporting Actress for: Silkwood
  • 2nd place, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, Best Supporting Actress for: Silkwood
  • 2nd place, Utah Film Critics Association Awards, USA - UFCA Award, Best Supporting Actress for: Silkwood

1984

1985

1987

  • Winner, Kansas City Critics Film Circle, Best Actress: Moonstruck

1988

  • Nominated, MTV Video Music Award, Best Female Video: I Found Someone
  • Winner, Utah Film Critics Association Awards, USA - UFCA Award, Best Actress for: Moonstruck
  • Nominated, American Comedy Awards, Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role): Moonstruck
  • Winner, David di Donatello Award, Best Foreign Actress: Moonstruck (Italy)
  • Winner, Silver Ribbon Award, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists: Best Actress in a Foreign Film: Moonstruck (Italy)

1989

  • Winner, People’s Choice Award, Favorite All-Around Female Star
  • Nominated, BAFTA Film Award, Best Actress: Moonstruck
  • Nominated, Sant Jordi Awards, Best Foreign Actress: Moonstruck (Spain)

1990

  • Nominated, People’s Choice Award, Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer

1991

  • #45 Singles Artist of the Year, Billboard Magazine

1992

  • Winner, ECHO Award: Best International Female Artist (Germany)
  • Winner, BRAVO Silver Indian: Favourite Artist, BRAVO Magazine (Germany)
  • #145 Singles Artist of the Year, Billboard Magazine

1993

  • Nominated, ECHO Award: Best International Female Artist (Germany)

1996

  • #149 Singles Artist of the Year, Billboard Magazine

1997

  • Nominated, Golden Globe Award, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television: If These Walls Could Talk
  • Nominated, Golden Satellite Award, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television: If These Walls Could Talk

1998

  • The Vanguard Award: GLAAD Media Award (USA)
  • #181 Singles Artist of the Year, Billboard Magazine
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame, Television:Sonny and Cher

1999

  • Winner, Billboard Music Award, Single of the Year: Believe
  • World Music Award, Lifelong Contribution to the Music Industry
  • Winner, ECHO Award: Best International Female Artist (Germany)
  • American Fashion Award, Influence on Fashion
  • Winner, Midem's Dance d'Or (France)
  • #11 Singles Artist of the Year, Billboard Magazine
  • Top Hot Dance/Club Play Artist, Top Hot Dance Maxi-Singles Singles Sales Artist, Top Hot 100 Single, Top Hot 100 Singles Sales, Top Hot Dance/Club Play Single, Top Hot Dance Maxi Single Sales Artist, Billboard Magazine: Believe
  • Nominated, MTV Video Music Award, Best Dance Video: Believe

2000

2001

  • Winner, Bambi Awards, Best International Pop Act (Germany)
  • Winner, Onda Music Awards, (Spain)

2002

  • Winner, Billboard Music Award, Artist Achievement Award
  • Winner, Billboard Music Award, Dance/Club Play Artist of the Year
  • #45 Singles Artist of the Year*
  • Top Hot Dance/Club Play Artist, Top Hot Dance Maxi-Singles Singles Sales Artist, Top Hot Dance/Club Play Single, Top Hot Dance Maxi Single Sales Artist, Billboard Magazine

2003

  • Nominated, American Music Award, Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
  • Nominated, American Music Award, Michael Jackson International Artist of the Year Award
  • Nominated, TV Land Award, Favorite Variety Show: The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour

2005

2006

  • Nominated, TV Land Award, TV’s Greatest Music Moment: Sonny & Cher on Late Night with David Letterman

2007

2008

  • Winner, Armenian Music Awards, Legend Award

2010

  • Winner, Glamour Woman of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Winner, Premios Los 40 Principales, Lifetime Achievement Award (Spain)
  • Winner, 29th Annual Las Vegas Review Journal's "Best of Las Vegas", Best All-Around Performer
  • Winner, Handprints and footprints in cement in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre
  • Nominated, Alliance of Women Film Journalists - EDA Female Focus Award, Perseverance Award
  • Winner, Satellite Awards - Best Original Song for You Haven't Seen the Last of Me
  • Winner, Critics' Choice Award - Best Original Song for You Haven't Seen the Last of Me
  • Winner, World Soundtrack Awards - Best Original Song for You Haven't Seen the Last of Me
  • Nominated, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress for Burlesque

2011

  • Winner, Broadway Worlds Las Vegas Awards, Best Resident Show
  • Winner, 30th Annual Las Vegas Review Journal's "Best of Las Vegas", Best Singer
  • Nominated, MTV O Music Award, Must Follow Artist on Twitter

2013

  • Winner, Attitude Awards, Legend Award
  • Winner, BMI London Award, Believe - 4 Million Performance Award
  • Winner, Women's Image Awards, TV Show Produced by a Woman: Dear Mom, Love Cher

2014

  • Nominated, Armenian Music Awards, Legend Award
  • Winner, White Party Palm Springs, Icon Award

Recognition & Records[edit]

  • Featured twice on "The 25 Most Intriguing People of the Year" list compiled by People, in 1975 and 1987.[1][2]
  • Is the oldest woman to have a U.S #1 hit with "Believe" at 52 years of age.
  • The largest gap between U.S #1 hits Dark Lady (1974) to Believe (1999), 25 Years.
  • Longest span of U.S #1's I Got You Babe (1965) to Believe (1999), 34 Years.
  • Appeared on the cover of People magazine a record of 13 times.
  • 4 #1 Movies at the Box Office 1983: Silkwood, 1985: Mask, 1987: Moonstruck, and Witches of Eastwick
  • Successful artist worldwide with 200 million records sold (As a solo artist 120 million records and as a part of the duo Sonny & Cher 80 million records)
  • Cher was ranked #39 on The Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists.
  • Ranked #17 on VH1's 50 Greatest Women Of The Video Era.
  • Ranked #43 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women Of Rock and Roll (1999).
  • Ranked #31 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women Of Rock and Roll (2012).
  • Ranked #26 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists of All Time.
  • Ranked #10 on VH1's All Time Top Ten Favorite Female Singers.
  • Nominated for 2 Academy Awards with 1 win: Best Actress for Moonstruck
  • One of few artists to win a Grammy, an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award.
  • Worldwide Tours Total Gross: $885,000,000.00
  • Holds the record of having #1 records in every decade since the 1960s on the Billboard charts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Intriguing Gypsy". People. Time Warner. December 29, 197. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Princess Diana Tests The Limits". People. Time Warner. December 28, 1987. Retrieved October 30, 2012.