List of awards and nominations received by Guns N' Roses

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Guns N' Roses awards and nominations
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
4 8
Brit Awards
0 4
Grammy Awards
0 3
MTV Video Music Awards
4 8
World Music Awards
2 2
Totals
Awards won 10
Nominations 25

Guns N' Roses are an American hard rock band formed 1985 in Los Angeles, California. They are led by frontman and co-founder Axl Rose, and also include Dizzy Reed (keyboards), Tommy Stinson (bass), Chris Pitman (keyboards), Richard Fortus (rhythm guitar), Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (lead guitar), Frank Ferrer (drums) and DJ Ashba (lead guitar).[1] Guns N' Roses have released six studio albums, all on the Geffen Records label: Appetite for Destruction (1987), G N' R Lies (1988), Use Your Illusion I (1991), Use Your Illusion II (1991), "The Spaghetti Incident?" (1993), and Chinese Democracy (2008).[2] Guns N' Roses have sold more than 45 million albums in the United States.[3]

The band have won four American Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Single for "Sweet Child o' Mine" in 1989, both Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist and Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album for Appetite For Destruction in 1990, and Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist for the second time in 1992. Guns N' Roses have received three Grammy Awards nominations, but has yet to win. The band was nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance three times, in 1990, 1992, and 1993. Overall, Guns N' Roses has received 10 awards from 25 nominations.

American Music Awards[edit]

The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Guns N' Roses have received four awards from eight nominations.[4][5][6]

Year Recipient Award Result
1989 "Sweet Child o' Mine" Favorite Pop/Rock Single Won
Guns N' Roses Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Nominated
Appetite for Destruction Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album Nominated
1990 Guns N' Roses Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Won
Appetite for Destruction Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album Won
1992 Guns N' Roses Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Won
Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Nominated
Use Your Illusion I Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album Nominated

BRIT Awards[edit]

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Guns N' Roses have received four nominations.[7]

Year Recipient Award Result
1990 Guns N' Roses Best International Newcomer Nominated
1990 Guns N' Roses Best Music Video Nominated
1990 Guns N' Roses Best International Group Nominated
1992 Guns N' Roses Best International Group Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Guns N' Roses have received three nominations.[4][8][9][10]

Year Recipient Award Result
1990 G N' R Lies Best Hard Rock Performance Nominated
1992 Use Your Illusion I Best Hard Rock Performance Nominated
1993 "Live and Let Die" Best Hard Rock Performance Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Guns N' Roses have received four awards from nine nominations.[4][11][12][13][14]

Year Recipient Award Result
1988 "Welcome to the Jungle" Best New Artist in a Video Won
1989 "Sweet Child O' Mine" Best Heavy Metal Video Won
Best Group Video Nominated
"Paradise City" Best Stage Performance in a Video Nominated
1991 "You Could Be Mine" Best Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Video Nominated
Best Video from a Film Nominated
1992 Guns N' Roses Video Vanguard Award Won
"November Rain" Best Cinematography in a Video Won
Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated

World Music Awards[edit]

The World Music Awards honors recording artists based on worldwide sales figures provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Guns N' Roses have received two awards.[4]

Year Recipient Award Result
1993 Guns N' Roses World's Best-Selling Hard Rock Artist of the Year Won
World's Best-Selling Hard Rock Artist of the Year Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hilburn, Robert (1991-03-21). "Run N' Gun". Los Angeles Times. 
  2. ^ "Main Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  3. ^ "RIAA - Gold And Platinum Best Sellers". RIAA. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  4. ^ a b c d "16th American Music Awards". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  5. ^ "17th American Music Awards". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  6. ^ "19th American Music Awards". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  7. ^ "BRIT Awards". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  8. ^ "32nd Grammy Awards - 1990". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  9. ^ "34th Grammy Awards - 1992". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  10. ^ "35th Grammy Awards - 1993". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  11. ^ "1988 Video Music Awards". MTV. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  12. ^ "1989 Video Music Awards". MTV. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  13. ^ "1991 Video Music Awards". MTV. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  14. ^ "1992 Video Music Awards". MTV. Retrieved 2008-10-16.