List of awards and nominations received by George Michael
George Michael performing in the late 1980s
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. He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, and has had ten albums reach the Billboard 200. 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.
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
|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|
|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
|2005||Patience||Outstanding Music Artist||Nominated|
|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
|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|
|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
|1996||George Michael||Best Male||Won|
|George Michael||Best Male||Nominated|
MTV Video Music Awards
|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|
|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|
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