List of awards and nominations received by the Beatles

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The Beatles awards and nominations

Trade advertisement from EMI congratulating the Beatles for their 1964 Grammys.
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
0 1
Brit Awards
3 3
Grammy Awards
10 26
Totals
Awards won 14
Nominations 35

This is a list of awards received by English rock band the Beatles. They are listed by Acclaimed Music as the greatest musical artists of all time.[1]

Academy Awards[edit]

The Academy Awards (Oscars) are given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States. The Beatles have received one award.

Year Recipient Award Result
1970 Let It Be Best Music (Original Song Score) Won

American Music Awards[edit]

The American Music Awards have been awarded annually since 1973 and determined by a poll of music buyers. The Beatles have received one nomination, plus one special award determined by an Internet poll.

Year Recipient Award Result
1997 Anthology 1 Favorite Pop/Rock Album Nominated

BRIT Awards[edit]

The Brit Awards, originally known as the BPI Awards, were created by the British Phonographic Industry. The Beatles have received three awards. (The initial awards covered the 25-year period from 1952 to 1977. Since 1982, the awards have been an annual event.)

Year Recipient Award Result
1977 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Best British Album Won
The Beatles Best British Group Won
1983 The Beatles Outstanding Contribution Won

ECHO Awards[edit]

The ECHO Music Awards, established in 1992, are held annually and are granted by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. The Beatles have received one nomination.

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Love International Pop/Rock Group of the Year Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in the United States. The Beatles have received 8 competitive awards[2] out of 25 nominations. In addition, they received the Lifetime Achievement award in 2014. The Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "Michelle" in 1967 was not awarded to the Beatles as a group, but to John and Paul specifically, as the songwriters.[3]

Year Recipient Award Result
1965 "I Want to Hold Your Hand" Record of the Year Nominated
"A Hard Day's Night" Best Contemporary Song Nominated
The Beatles Best New Artist Won
"A Hard Day's Night" Best Performance by a Vocal Group Won
1966 "Help!" Contemporary Rock & Roll Group Vocal Performance Nominated
Help! Album of the Year Nominated
"Help!" Vocal Group Performance Nominated
1967 Revolver Album of the Year Nominated
"Michelle" Song of the Year Won
1968 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album of the Year Won
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Best Contemporary Album Won
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Group Vocal Performance Nominated
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Contemporary Vocal Group Nominated
"A Day in the Life" Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) Nominated
1969 Magical Mystery Tour Album of the Year Nominated
"Hey Jude" Record of the Year Nominated
"Hey Jude" Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Nominated
1970 Abbey Road Album of the Year Nominated
Abbey Road Contemporary Vocal Group Nominated
1971 "Let It Be" Record of the Year Nominated
Let It Be Contemporary Vocal Group Nominated
1971 Let It Be Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture Won
1996 Live at the BBC Best Historical Album Nominated
1997 The Beatles Anthology Best Music Video, Long Form Won
"Free as a Bird" Best Music Video, Short Form Won
"Free as a Bird" Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Won

Honorary Grammy Award[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2014 The Beatles Lifetime Achievement Award Won

Japan Gold Disc Awards[edit]

The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) presents the Gold Disc Awards. The Beatles have received one award.[4]

Year Recipient Award Result
2010 The Beatles International Artist of the Year Won

World Music Awards[edit]

The World Music Awards, established in 1989, are held annually and honour worldwide sales figures. The Beatles have received one award.

Year Recipient Award Result
2001 The Beatles World's Best Selling Pop Rock Artists/Group Won

Ivor Novello Awards[edit]

The Ivor Novello Awards are presented annually in London by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA). The Beatles have received fifteen Ivor Novello awards.[5][6][7][8]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The Beatles". Acclaimed Music. 13 January 2010. Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Past Winners Search". GRAMMY.com. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Grammys Past Winners 1966". Grammys Official Site. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Schwartz, Rob (24 February 2010). "Beatles, Jackson Honored At Japan's Gold Disc Awards". Billboard.biz. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Harry, Bill (2000). The Beatles Encyclopedia: Revised and Updated. London: Virgin. ISBN 978-0-7535-0481-9. 
  6. ^ "The Beatles' chart records and awards". www.beatles-discography.com. Retrieved 19 February 2012. [dead link]
  7. ^ "The Beatles Inducted to the Walk of Fame". Hollywood Walk of Fame. 25 December 1998. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Interesting facts about the Beatles". Wanttoknowit.com. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2012.