List of awards and nominations received by George Michael

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George Michael awards and nominations

George Michael performing in the late 1980s
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
3 5
Brit Awards
3 5
Grammy Awards
2 8
Juno Awards
0 3
MTV Europe Music Awards
1 4
MTV Video Music Awards
4 15
GLAAD Media Awards
0 1
Ivor Novello Awards
4 4
Totals
Awards won 17
Nominations 45

George Michael is a Grammy Award-winning English singer who was in the pop band Wham! before starting a career as a solo pop musician.[1] He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide,[2] and has had ten albums reach the Billboard 200.[3] During his career as a solo musician, Michael has released five studio albums: Faith (1987), Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990), Older (1996), Songs from the Last Century (1999), and Patience (2004). All of his albums have been released with the Epic Records record label, with the exception of Older and Songs from the Last Century, which were both released with the Virgin Records record label.[4]

Michael has received recognition in the United Kingdom, winning three awards from five nominations at the BRIT Awards; two of those awards were for "Best British Male" in 1988 and again in 1997. He has also found success at the MTV Video Music Awards, receiving four awards from 15 nominations, including "Best Direction in a Video" for the song "Father Figure" in 1988. Michael's debut album Faith won multiple awards, including "Favourite Album (Soul/R&B)" from the American Music Awards and "Album of the Year" from the Grammy Awards. Overall, Michael has received 21 awards from 49 nominations.

American Music Awards[edit]

The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Michael has received three awards from five nominations.[5]

Year Recipient Award Result
1988 George Michael Favourite Male Artist Nominated
1989 Faith Favourite Album (Pop/Rock) Nominated
1989 George Michael Favourite Male Vocalist (Pop/Rock) Won
Favourite Male Vocalist (Soul/R&B) Won
Faith Favourite Album (Soul/R&B) Won

BRIT Awards[edit]

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Michael has received three awards from five nominations.[6][7][8]

Year Recipient Award Result
1988 George Michael Best British Male Won
1991 Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 Best British Album Won
1997 George Michael Best British Male Won
2005 "Amazing" Best British Single Nominated
2007 George Michael Best British Live Act Nominated

GLAAD Media Awards[edit]

The GLAAD Media Awards were formed in 1990 by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Michael has received one nomination.[9]

Year Recipient Award Result
2005 Patience Outstanding Music Artist Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Michael has received two awards from eight nominations.[5][10][11][12][13]

Year Recipient Award Result
1987 "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Duo or Group Won
1989 "Father Figure" Pop Male Vocalist Nominated
1988 Faith Album of the Year Won
1992 "Freedom! '90" Pop Male Vocalist Nominated
1993 "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" Best Pop Vocal Group Nominated
2000 Songs from the Last Century Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Nominated
2005 "Amazing" Best Remixed Recording (Non classical) Nominated
"Flawless (Go to the City)" Best Short Form Music Video Nominated

Ivor Novello Awards[edit]

The Ivor Novello Awards are presented annually in London by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. Michael has received four awards.[14]

Year Recipient Award Result
1985 George Michael Songwriter of the Year Won
1989 "Faith" International Hit of the Year Won
George Michael Songwriter of the Year Won
1996 George Michael Songwriter of the Year Won

Juno Awards[edit]

The Juno Awards is a Canadian awards ceremony presented annually by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Michael has received three nominations.[15]

Year Recipient Award Result
1989 Faith International Album of the Year Nominated
George Michael International Entertainer of the Year Nominated
"Faith" International Single of the Year Nominated

MTV Europe Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Europe Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1994 by MTV Europe. Michael received one award from four nominations.[16]

Year Recipient Award Result
1996 George Michael Best Male Won
1999 "As" Best Song Nominated
Best Video Nominated
George Michael Best Male Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Michael has received four awards from fifteen nominations.[5][17]

Year Recipient Award Result
1988 "Father Figure" Best Direction in a Video Won
Best Cinematography in a Video Nominated
"Faith" Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated
1989 George Michael Video Vanguard (Career Achievement) Won
1991 "Freedom! '90" Best Cinematography in a Video Nominated
Best Direction in a Video Nominated
Best Male Video Nominated
Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated
Best Editing in a Video Nominated
1993 "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" International Viewer's Choice Award—MTV Europe Won
Best Male Video Nominated
Breakthrough Video Nominated
1996 "Fastlove" International Viewer's Choice Award—MTV Europe Won
Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
2009 "Freedom! '90" Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman) Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ McAllister, Sue (1998-04-09). "Pop Singer George Michael Arrested in Restroom of Beverly Hills Park". Los Angeles Times. 
  2. ^ "Michael seeking 'a quieter life'". BBC. 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  3. ^ "Billboard albums". allmusic. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  4. ^ "George Michael's Discography". allmusic. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  5. ^ a b c "George Michael". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  6. ^ "1988". BRIT Awards. Retrieved 2008-09-12. [dead link]
  7. ^ "1991". BRIT Awards. Retrieved 2008-09-12. [dead link]
  8. ^ "1997". BRIT Awards. Retrieved 2008-09-12. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Nominees for the 16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards". GLAAD. 2005-01-19. Archived from the original on 2008-06-28. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  10. ^ Grein, Paul (1988-01-10). "Grammy Forecast: U2 Faces Stiff Competition". Los Angeles Times. 
  11. ^ Hunt, Dennis (1989-01-13). "Chapman, McFerrin Lead Grammy Race Baker, Sting, Michael, Winwood Also Capture Multiple Nominations". Los Angeles Times. 
  12. ^ "30th Grammy Awards - 1988". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  13. ^ "31st Grammy Awards - 1989". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  14. ^ Brown, Mark (2006-04-21). "He is the last transcendent world pop star, and it's a shame his problems have restrained his musical output". The Guardian. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  15. ^ "George Michael". Juno Awards. Retrieved 2008-09-12. [dead link]
  16. ^ "George Michael". RCA Label Group. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  17. ^ "Winners By Category". MTV. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 

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