List of awards and nominations received by Stevie Ray Vaughan

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Stevie Ray Vaughan awards and nominations
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
Grammy Awards
6 12
Austin Music Awards
10 33
W. C. Handy Awards
5 6
Totals
Awards won 21
Nominations 51

This is a list of awards received by American blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. He debuted on the music scene in 1983 as the frontman of Double Trouble. Through his group and collaborative work, he became one of the first musicians to be inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame in 1982. He was also inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2000. Winning many magazine polls, the guitarist was honored by former Texas governor Mark White in 1985. Vaughan has won 6 Grammy Awards,[1] 10 Austin Music Awards,[2] and 5 W. C. Handy Awards, being nominated for "Best Contemporary Blues Male Artist," as well as winning awards for "Entertainer of the Year" and "Instrumentalist of the Year."

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in the United States. Vaughan received 6 awards out of 12 nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
1984 "Texas Flood" Best Traditional Blues Performance Nominated
"Rude Mood" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated
1985 "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated
Blues Explosion Best Traditional Blues Performance Won
1986 "Say What!" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated
1988 "Pipeline" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated
1990 In Step Best Contemporary Blues Performance Won
"Travis Walk" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated
1991 Family Style Best Contemporary Blues Performance Won
"D/FW" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Won
1993 The Sky Is Crying Best Contemporary Blues Album Won
"Little Wing" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Won

Austin Music Awards[edit]

The Austin Music Awards are presented annually in Austin by The Austin Chronicle. Vaughan has received 10 Austin Music Awards, along with an induction into the Austin Music Hall of Fame.

Year Recipient Award Result
1983 Texas Flood Album of the Year Won
"Love Struck Baby" Best Single Nominated
"Pride and Joy" Best Single Nominated
"Love Struck Baby" Song of the Year Nominated
"Texas Flood" Song of the Year Nominated
"Pride and Joy" Song of the Year Nominated
1984 Couldn't Stand the Weather Album of the Year Won
"Cold Shot" / "Honey Bee" Best Single Nominated
"Cold Shot" Song of the Year Nominated
"Couldn't Stand the Weather" Song of the Year Nominated
1985 Soul to Soul Album of the Year Won
"Change It" / "Look at Little Sister" Best Single Nominated
"Change It" Song of the Year Nominated
"Say What!" Song of the Year Nominated
1986 Live Alive Album of the Year Nominated
"Willie the Wimp" Song of the Year Nominated
1989 In Step Album of the Decade Nominated
In Step Album of the Year Won
"Crossfire" Best Single Won
"The House Is Rockin'" Best Single Nominated
"Crossfire" Song of the Decade Nominated
"Texas Flood" Song of the Decade Nominated
"Crossfire" Song of the Year Won
1990 Family Style Album of the Year Won
"Tick Tock" Best Single Won
"White Boots" Best Single Nominated
"Hard to Be" Best Single Nominated
"Tick Tock" Song of the Year Won
1991 The Sky Is Crying Album of the Year Won
"Life By the Drop" Best 45 Nominated
"The Sky Is Crying" Best 45 Nominated
1992 In the Beginning Album of the Year Nominated

Austin Music Hall of Fame[edit]

Vaughan was one of the first inductees into the Austin Music Hall of Fame.

Year Recipient Award Result
1982 Stevie Ray Vaughan Hall of Fame Inducted

W. C. Handy Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
1984 Stevie Ray Vaughan Best Contemporary Blues Male Artist Nominated
Stevie Ray Vaughan Entertainer of the Year Won
Stevie Ray Vaughan Instrumentalist of the Year Won
1985 Stevie Ray Vaughan Instrumentalist of the Year Won
2000 In Session Blues Album of the Year Won
In Session Contemporary Blues Album of the Year Won

Rock and Roll Hall of fame[edit]

Altough he became eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, he didn't appear on a nominations roster until 2014. He'll finally get inducted in the RRHOF alongside Double Trouble in 2015. |}

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Grammy Award Winners". National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. 2010. Retrieved January 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Austin Music Awards - All Years". The Austin Chronicle. Austin Chronicle Corporation. 2011. Retrieved January 20, 2011.