List of awards and nominations received by Drake

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awards and nominations

Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
0 5
BET Awards
8 32
BET Hip Hop Awards
10 39
Grammy Awards
1 18
Juno Awards
5 20
MOBO Awards
0 4
MTV Video Music Awards
1 9
MuchMusic Video Awards
6 17
Soul Train Music Awards
2 8
Teen Choice Awards
2 13
Young Artist Award
1 5
Totals
Awards won 36
Nominations 170

Drake is a Canadian recording artist and actor. He began his acting career in 2001 under his legal name, Aubrey Graham. During his acting career, Graham has received five Young Artist Award nominations for playing the role of Jimmy Brooks in Degrassi: The Next Generation, winning Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) in the 2002 Young Artist Awards with the rest of the Degrassi cast.[1]

Graham began his singing career under the name Drake, his middle name, in 2006[2] and signed with Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.[3] He released his first extended play So Far Gone on September 15, 2009,[4] followed by his debut album, Thank Me Later, on June 15, 2010.[5] Both albums combined spawned six singles that reached the Billboard Hot 100: "Best I Ever Had", "Successful", "Over", "Find Your Love", "Miss Me" and "Fancy".[6] Thank Me Later was certified Platinum by the both the Canadian Recording Industry Association and the Recording Industry Association of America.[7][8] His second studio album, Take Care, was released the following year and spawned four consecutive US chart hits including "Headlines", "Make Me Proud", "The Motto", and "Take Care". The album was certified Platinum in both the US and Canada within a month of release.

During his singing career, Drake has won forty-five awards from one hundred seventy-seven nominations. In 2009, Drake received eleven nominations, winning two, including Track of the Year for "Every Girl" and Rookie of the Year at the BET Hip Hop Awards. He received forty-one nominations in 2010, in which he won 8, including Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Best Group with Young Money at the BET Awards; Best New Artist and Rap Recording of the Year for So Far Gone at the Juno Awards; Cinematographer of the Year and MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year for "Successful" at the MuchMusic Video 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. Drake has received 5 nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 Drake Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
Thank Me Later Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Nominated
2012 Drake Artist of the Year Nominated
Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
Take Care Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Nominated
2014 Drake Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
Nothing Was the Same Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Nominated

ASCAP Awards[edit]

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a not-for-profit performance rights organization that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly. Drake has received five awards from the company.[9]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 "Best I Ever Had" Most Performed Songs Won
"Every Girl" (with Young Money) Most Performed Songs Won
2011 "Forever" Most Performed Songs Won
2012 "I'm On One" (with DJ Khaled) Most Performed Songs Won
"What's My Name?" (with Rihanna) Most Performed Songs Won

BET Awards[edit]

The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports and other fields of entertainment. The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on BET.[10] Drake has won eight awards from thirty two nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
2010
Himself Best Male Hip-Hop Artist[11] Won
"Successful" (with Trey Songz) Best Collaboration[12] Nominated
"Forever" (with Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem) Nominated
"BedRock" (with Young Money and Lloyd) Viewer's Choice[13] Nominated
Young Money Best Group[14] Won
Best New Artist[15] Nominated
2011 Himself Best Male Hip Hop Artist Nominated
"What's My Name?" (with Rihanna) Best Collaboration Nominated
Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Nominated
"Moment 4 Life" (with Nicki Minaj) Nominated
2012
"I'm on One" (with DJ Khaled, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne) Best Collaboration Nominated
"The Motto" (with Lil Wayne and Tyga) Nominated
Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Nominated
Himself FANdemonium Award Nominated
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Won
2013 "No Lie" (with 2 Chainz) Best Collaboration Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
"Problems" (with ASAP Rocky, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar) Nominated
Best Collaboration Won
Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Nominated
"Poetic Justice" (with Kendrick Lamar) Best Collaboration Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
"Started from the Bottom" Won
Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Won
"Pop That" (with French Montana, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne) Best Collaboration Nominated
"HYFR" (with Lil Wayne) Video of the Year Nominated
Himself Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
2014 "Hold On, We're Going Home" (with Majid Jordan) Best Collaboration Nominated
"Worst Behavior" Video of the Year Nominated
Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Nominated
Young Money Best Group Won
Himself Best Male Hip Hop Artist Won

BET Hip Hop Awards[edit]

The BET Hip Hop Awards are hosted annually by BET for hip hop performers, producers and music video directors. Drake has won ten awards from thirty-nine nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
2009 "Every Girl" (with Young Money) Track of the Year[16] Won
Himself Lyricist of the Year[17] Nominated
Rookie of the Year[18] Won
MVP of the Year[19] Nominated
Hustler of the Year[20] Nominated
2010 "Over" People's Champ Award[21] Nominated
"Forever" (with Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem) Perfect Combo Award[22] Nominated
"Find Your Love" Best Hip Hop Video[23] Nominated
Thank Me Later CD Of The Year[24] Nominated
"BedRock" (with Young Money and Lloyd) Track Of The Year[25] Nominated
Himself Best Live Performer[26] Nominated
Hustler Of The Year[27] Nominated
Lyricist Of The Year[28] Nominated
MVP Of The Year[29] Won
2012
HYFR (with Lil Wayne) Best Hip-Hop Video Won
The Motto (with Lil Wayne & Tyga) Track Of The Year Nominated
Reese's Perfect Combo Award Nominated
Best Club Banger Nominated
Stay Schemin' Sweetest Sixteen (Best Featured Verse) Nominated
No Lie (with 2 Chainz) Track Of The Year Nominated
People's Champ Award Won
Best Hip-Hop Video Nominated
Reese's Perfect Combo Award Nominated
Take Care CD Of The Year Nominated
Himself Best Live Performer Nominated
2014 "Worst Behavior" Best Hip Hop Video Won
People's Champ Award Won
"Who Do You Love?" Sweet 16 (Best Featured Verse) Nominated
Nothing Was the Same Album of the Year Won
Himself Best Live Performer Nominated
Lyricist of the Year Nominated
MVP of the Year Nominated
Hustler of the Year Nominated

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

The Billboard Music Award has been discontinued since 2007, but returned in 2011. Drake has received 17 nominations but has accumulated 0 wins.

Year Nominated Work Award Result
2011 "Himself" Top Radio Songs Artist Nominated
Top Rap Artist Nominated
Top Male Artist Nominated
Thank Me Later Top Rap Album Nominated
"What's My Name" (with Rihanna) Top R&B Song Nominated
2012 "Himself" Top Male Artist Nominated
Top Rap Artist Nominated
Take Care Billboard 200 Album Nominated
Top Rap Album Nominated
2013 "Himself" Top Male Artist Nominated
Top Streaming Artist Nominated
Top Rap Artist Nominated
2014 Top Male Artist Nominated
Top Rap Artist Nominated
Nothing Was the Same Billboard 200 Album Nominated
Top Rap Album Nominated
"Hold On, We're Going Home" (with Majid Jordan) Top R&B Song Nominated

BRIT Awards[edit]

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards, and the British equivalent to the American Grammy Award. Drake received one nomination.

Year Recipient Award Result
2014 Himself International Male Solo Artist Nominated

People's Choice Awards[edit]

The Peoples Choice Awards are an annual awards show from CBS to regonize the best of pop culture, Drake received two nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 Himself Favorite Hip Hop Artist[16] Nominated
2013 Nominated
2014 Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Drake has been nominated eighteen times, and in a result of one win.[30]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 "Best I Ever Had" Best Rap Song Nominated
Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated
2011 "Over" Nominated
"Fancy" (with Swizz Beatz & T.I.) Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
Thank Me Later Best Rap Album Nominated
Himself Best New Artist Nominated
2012 "Moment 4 Life" (with Nicki Minaj) Best Rap Performance Nominated
"I'm on One" (with DJ Khaled, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
"What's My Name?" (with Rihanna) Nominated
Loud (as featured artist) Album of the Year Nominated
2013 "HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)" (with Lil Wayne) Best Rap Performance Nominated
"The Motto" (with Lil Wayne) Best Rap Song Nominated
Take Care Best Rap Album Won
2014 "Started from the Bottom" Best Rap Performance Nominated
Best Rap Song Nominated
"Fuckin' Problems" (with ASAP Rocky, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar) Nominated
Nothing Was the Same Best Rap Album Nominated
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (as featured artist) Album of the Year Nominated

GQ Awards[edit]

The GQ Awards is an annual awards ceremony founded by the men's magazine GQ. Drake has received one award from one nomination.[31]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 Himself Man Of The Year Nominated

Juno Awards[edit]

The Juno Awards are presented annually to musicians to acknowledge artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of Canadian music. Drake has won five awards from twenty nominations.[32]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 Himself New Artist of the Year Won
"Best I Ever Had" Single of the Year Nominated
"Still Fly" Rap Recording of the Year Nominated
So Far Gone Won
2011 Himself Artist of the Year Nominated
Himself Fan Choice Award Nominated
Himself Songwriter of the Year Nominated
Thank Me Later Album of the Year Nominated
Rap Recording of the Year Nominated
"Find Your Love" Single of the Year Nominated
2012 Himself Artist of the Year Nominated
Himself Fan Choice Award Nominated
Take Care Album of the Year Nominated
Rap Recording of the Year Won
2013 Himself Fan Choice Award Nominated
"HYFR" (with Lil Wayne) Video of the Year Won
2014 Himself Artist of the Year Nominated
Fan Choice Award Nominated
Nothing Was the Same Album of the Year Nominated
Rap Recording of the Year Won

MOBO Awards[edit]

The Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards were established in 1996 by Kanya King. They are held annually in the United Kingdom to recognize artists of any race or nationality performing music of black origin. Drake was nominated for three awards.[33]

Year Recipient Award Result
2009 Himself Best Hip-Hop Act Nominated
Best International Act Nominated
2010 Himself Nominated
2012 Himself Nominated

2014

MTV Africa Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2014 Himself Best International Act[34] Nominated

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. Drake has won two awards from twelve nominations.[35][36]

Year Recipient Award Result
2009 "Best I Ever Had" Best New Artist Nominated
2010 "Find Your Love" Best Male Video Nominated
"Forever" (with Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem) Best Hip-Hop Video Nominated
2011 "Moment 4 Life" (with Nicki Minaj) Best Collaboration Nominated
2012 "Take Care" (with Rihanna) Video of the Year Nominated
Best Male Video Nominated
Best Art Direction Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
"HYFR" (with Lil Wayne) Best Hip-Hop Video Won
2013 "Started from the Bottom" Nominated
Best Direction Nominated
2014 "Hold On, We're Going Home" (with Majid Jordan) Best Hip-Hop Video Won

MTV Europe Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Europe Music Awards are an annual awards show from MTV Europe established in 1994. Drake is received two nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
2012 Himself Best Hip-Hop Nominated
Best North American Act Nominated
2013 Best Hip-Hop Act Nominated
Best Canadian Act Nominated
2014 Best Hip-Hop Nominated
Best Canadian Act Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards Japan[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards Japan is the Japan version of the American VMA. Drake received one nomination.

Year Recipient Award Result
2012 "Headlines" Best Hip-Hop Video Nominated
2013 "Fuckin' Problems" Best Hip-Hop Video Won

MuchMusic Video Awards[edit]

The MuchMusic Video Awards are annual awards presented by the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic to honor the year's best music videos. In 2010, Drake had seven nominations, the most of any artist, winning two of them.[37][38]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 "Successful" (with Trey Songz) Cinematographer of the Year Won
MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year Won
"BedRock" (with Young Money and Lloyd) International Video of the Year – Group Nominated
"Over" International Video of the Year by a Canadian Nominated
"Forever" (with Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem) Nominated
UR Fave: Canadian Video Nominated
UR Fave: New Artist Nominated
2011
Himself UR Fave: Artist Nominated
"Find Your Love" International Video of the Year by a Canadian Won
2012
Himself UR: Fave Artist Nominated
"Headlines" Video Of The Year Nominated
UR Fave: Video Nominated
"Take Care" (with Rihanna) International Video of the Year by a Canadian Nominated
"The Motto" (with Lil Wayne and Tyga) MuchVibe Best Rap Video Won
2013 "Started from the Bottom" Video of the Year Nominated
Director of the Year Won
Hip-Hop Video of the Year Won
Your Fave Video Nominated
Himself Your Fave Artist/Group Nominated
2014 "Worst Behavior" Video of the Year Nominated
Director of the Year Nominated
Hip-Hop Video of the Year Won
Your Fave Video Nominated
"Live For" (with The Weekend) Video of the Year Nominated
"Hold On, We're Going Home" (with Majid Jordan) International Video of the Year By a Canadian Won
Himself Your Fave Artist/Group Nominated

NAACP Image Awards[edit]

The NAACP Image Awards is an award ceremony from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Drake received one award.

Year Recipient Award Result
2012 Drake and Mary J. Blige Outstanding Duo or Group Won

Soul Train Music Awards[edit]

The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show aired in national broadcast syndication that honors the best in African American music and entertainment established in 1987. Drake has won two awards from eight nominations.[39][40]

Year Recipient Award Result
2009 Himself Best New Artist[41] Nominated
"Best I Ever Had" Record of the Year[42] Nominated
"Successful"(with Trey Songz) Best Collaboration[43] Nominated
2010 "Thank Me Later" Album Of The Year Nominated
"Find Your Love" Record Of The Year Nominated
Best Hip-Hop Song Nominated
"Unthinkable"(with Alicia Keys) Record Of The Year Won
2011 "Moment 4 Life"(with Nicki Minaj) Best Hip-Hop Song Won
2014 "Hold On, We're Going Home" Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year Pending
Song of the Year Pending
Nothing Was the Same Album of the Year Pending

Sucker Free Award[edit]

The Sucker Free Awards are an awards show hosted by MTV. Drake has received one award out of two nominations.[44]

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 "Headlines" Club Banger: Song of the Year Nominated
Young Money Best Crew Won

Teen Choice Awards[edit]

The Teen Choice Awards were established in 1999 to honor the year's biggest achievements in music, movies, sports and television, as voted for by young people aged between 13 and 19. Drake has been nominated for 13 awards, winning 2 with the Degrassi cast in 2005 and 2007, respectively.

Year Recipient Award Result
2005 Degrassi: The Next Generation Choice Summer Series Won
2007 Degrassi: The Next Generation Choice Summer TV Show Won
2008 Degrassi: The Next Generation Choice Summer TV Show Nominated
2010 So Far Gone Album – Rap Nominated
"Find Your Love" Best Rap/Hip-Hop Track Nominated
Himself Breakout Artist Male Nominated
Male Artist Nominated
Rap Artist Nominated
Summer Music Star – Male Nominated
2012 Himself Choice Music Male Artist Nominated
"Take Care" Choice Music Single by a Male Artist Nominated
Choice Music R&B/Hip-Hop Track Nominated
2013 Himself Choice Music: Rap Artist Nominated
"Started from The Bottom" Choice Music: R&B/Hip-Hop Track Nominated

World Music Awards[edit]

The annual World Music Awards, founded in 1989, is an international awards show that honors recording artists based on their worldwide sales figures, which are provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.

Year Nominated work Award Result
2014 Drake Best Male Artist Nominated
World's Best Entertainer of The Year
World's Best Live Act
"Hold On We're Going Home" (ft Majid Jordan) World's Best Song
"All Me" (ft 2 Chainz & Big Sean) World's Best Song
World's Best Video
"Started From The Bottom" World's Best Song
World's Best Video
"Take Care" ft (Rihanna) Worlds'Best Song
World's Best Video
Nothing Was the Same World's Best Album

Young Artist Award[edit]

The Young Artist Awards is an annual award show aired in national broadcast syndication that honors the best in African American music and entertainment established in 1987. As Aubrey Graham, Drake has won one award from five nominations.[1]

Year Recipient Award Result
2002 Degrassi: The Next Generation Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) Won
2003 Nominated
2005 Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Supporting Young Actor Nominated
Outstanding Young Performers in a TV Series Nominated
2006 Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) Nominated

Songwriters Hall of Fame[edit]

The Hal David Starlight Award is an award given yearly to a gifted songwriter. Drake was the recipient in 2011.[45]

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 Himself Hal David Starlight Award Won

Other Honors[edit]

  • Ranked #3 Hottest MC by MTV (2009)
  • Ranked #4 Hottest MC by MTV (2010)
  • Ranked #2 Hottest MC by MTV (2011)
  • MTV's Hottest Mixtape of The Year for "So Far Gone" (2009)
  • Complex's #3 Best Albums of 2009 for "So Far Gone"
  • Complex's #5 Best Mixtape Album of The Decade for "So Far Gone" (2009)
  • Ranked #4 Hottest MC by MTV (2010)
  • GQ Man of The Year (2010)
  • Named #4 Man of The Year by MTV (2010)
  • Thank Me Later #6 Top-Selling Album Of 2010 on iTunes
  • "Thank Me Later" ranked #5 on Top TIME LP List (2010)
  • "Thank Me Later" A #1 album at one point during 2010.
  • "Thank Me Later" ranked 7th in Rolling Stone Magazine which was ahead of Eminem's "Recovery" and Taylor Swift's "Speak Now." (Only Rock CD's were higher in rank.)
  • Nominated for 68 Awards in 1 year.
  • Take Care #8 Top-Selling Album of 2011 on iTunes[46]
  • Ranked #2 Hottest MC by MTV (2012)
  • Take Care #3 Most Sales of his album in 2011. (Lil Wayne and Lady Gaga were the only two ahead of him.)
  • Take Care nominated #1 Album by New York Times and Los Angeles Times newspapers.
  • The "Club Paradise Tour" was the most successful tour by any hip-hop artist in 2012 with a grossing of 42 million.

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