List of awards and nominations received by Erykah Badu

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Erykah Badu awards and nominations

Erykah performing at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards in April 2004
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
1 2
BET Awards
2 7
Grammy Awards
4 19
MTV Video Music Awards
2 7
NAACP Image Awards
2 6
Soul Train Music Awards
3 3
BETJ Virtual Awards
0 4
Black Reel Awards
0 2
Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards
3 7
Virgin Media Music Awards
0 1
Totals
Awards won 16
Nominations 57

Erykah Badu is an American recording artist and actress. After opening a show for D'Angelo in 1994 in her hometown, Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance and signed her to Kedar Entertainment.[1] Her first album, Baduizm, was released on February 11, 1997.[2] It spawned three singles: "On & On", "Next Lifetime" and "Otherside of the Game". The album was certified triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[3] Badu's first live album (second overall), Live, was released on November 18, 1997.[4] It produced two singles: "Apple Tree" and "Tyrone". The album was certified double Platinum by the RIAA.[3] Badu's second album (third overall), Mama's Gun, was released on October 31, 2000.[5] It spawned three singles: "Bag Lady", "Didn't Cha Know?" and "Cleva". The album was certified Platinum by the RIAA.[3] Badu's third album (fourth overall), Worldwide Underground, was released on September 16, 2003.[6] It generated two singles: "Danger" and "Back in the Day (Puff)". The album was certified Gold by the RIAA.[3] Badu's fourth album (fifth overall), New Amerykah Part One (4th World War), was released on February 26, 2008.[7] It spawned two singles: "Honey" and "Soldier".

In 1997, Badu received six nominations and won three, Favorite Female Solo Single for "On & On", Favorite Female Solo Album for Baduizm and Best R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the Year for "On & On" at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards. In 1998, Badu received fourteen nominations and won eight, including Favorite R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist at the American Music Awards; Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "On & On" and Best R&B Album for Baduizm at the Grammy Awards; Outstanding New Artist and Outstanding Female Artist at the NAACP Image Awards; Favorite Female Soul/R&B Single for "On & On", Favorite Female Soul/R&B Album for Baduizm and Favorite New R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist for "On & On" at the Soul Train Music Awards. In 2000, Badu received two nominations and won one, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group at the Grammy Awards. In 2003, Badu received twelve nominations and won two, including Video of the Year for "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" at the BET Awards and Best Urban/Alternative Performance for "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" at the Grammy Awards. In 2008, Badu received eleven nominations and won two, including Best Director for "Honey" at the BET Awards and Best Direction in a Video for "Honey" at the MTV Video Music Awards. Overall, Badu has won 16 awards from 57 nominations.

American Music Awards[edit]

The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Badu has won one award from two nominations.[8][9]

Year Recipient Award Result
1998 Baduizm Favorite Soul/R&B Album Nominated
Erykah Badu Favorite R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist Won

BET Awards[edit]

The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network. Badu has won two awards from seven nominations.[10][11][12][13][14]

Year Recipient Award Result
2001 Erykah Badu Best Female R&B Artist Nominated
2003 Best Female R&B Artist Nominated
"Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" Best Collaboration Nominated
Video of the Year Won
Viewer's Choice Nominated
2008 "Honey" Video of the Year Nominated
Erykah Badu Best Video Director Won

BETJ Virtual Awards[edit]

The BETJ Virtual Awards is an annual awards ceremony to recognize jazz musicians. Badu has been nominated four times.[15][16][17][18]

Year Recipient Award Result
2008 New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) Album of the Year Nominated
"Honey" Song of the Year Nominated
Virtual Video of the Year Nominated
Erykah Badu Live Performer of the Year Nominated

Black Reel Awards[edit]

The Black Reel Awards is an annual awards ceremony to recognize African Americans in feature, independent and television films. Badu has been nominated two times.

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 The Cider House Rules Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2003 "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" Best Film Song Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Badu has won four awards from nineteen nominations.[19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28]

Year Recipient Award Result
1998 "On & On" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Won
Baduizm Best R&B Album Won
Erykah Badu Best New Artist Nominated
"On & On" Best R&B Song Nominated
1999 "Tyrone" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
Live Best R&B Album Nominated
2000 "You Got Me" Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Won
2001 "Bag Lady" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
Best R&B Song Nominated
2002 "Didn't Cha Know?" Best R&B Song Nominated
2003 "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" Best R&B Song Won
Best Urban/Alternative Performance Nominated
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Nominated
2004 "Back in the Day" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
"Danger" Best Urban/Alternative Performance Nominated
Best R&B Song Nominated
Worldwide Underground Best R&B Album Nominated
2007 "That Heat" Best Urban/Alternative Performance Nominated
2009 "Honey" Best Short Form Music Video Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Badu has two awards from seven nominations.[29][30][31][32]

Year Recipient Award Result
1997 "On & On" Best Female Video Nominated
Best R&B Video Nominated
2008 "Honey" Best Direction Won
Best Editing Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
Best Special Effects Nominated
2013 "Q.U.E.E.N." (with Janelle Monáe) Best Art Direction Won

NAACP Image Awards[edit]

The NAACP Image Awards is an award presented annually by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music and literature. Badu has won two awards from six nominations.[33][34]

Year Recipient Award Result
1998 Erykah Badu Outstanding New Artist Won
Outstanding Female Artist Won
2003 "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" Outstanding Song Nominated
Erykah Badu featuring Common Outstanding Duo or Group Nominated
Erykah Badu Outstanding Female Artist Nominated
"Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" Outstanding Music Video Nominated

Soul Train Music Awards[edit]

The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual awards show that honors black musicians and entertainers. Badu has won three awards from five nominations.[35]

Year Recipient Award Result
1998 "On & On" Favorite Female Soul/R&B Single Won
Baduizm Favorite Female Soul/R&B Album Won
"On & On" Favorite New R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist Won
2010 Erykah Badu Best Female R&B/Soul Artist Nominated
New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) Album of the Year Nominated

Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards[edit]

The Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards is an awards show that honors the accomplishments of women in the music industry. Badu has won three awards from seven nominations.[36][37]

Year Recipient Award Result
1997 "On & On" Favorite Female Solo Single Won
Baduizm Favorite Female Solo Album Won
"On & On" Best R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the Year Won
"Next Lifetime" Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video Nominated
1998 "Tyrone" Favorite Female Solo Single Nominated
Live R&B/Soul Album of the Year Nominated
"Tyrone" Best R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the Year Nominated

Virgin Media Music Awards[edit]

Badu has been nominated once.[38]

Year Recipient Award Result
2008 New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) Best Album Cover Nominated

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