List of awards and nominations received by Will Smith

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Will Smith awards and nominations
Totals
Awards won 45
Nominations 85

This article is an incomplete list of the award nominations and wins by American rapper and actorWill Smith. Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards and has won four Grammy Awards.

Music[edit]

American Music Awards[edit]

Will Smith has received six American Music awards out of seven nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
1999 Will Smith Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Won
Big Willie Style Favorite Pop/Rock Album Won
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Won
2000 Will Smith Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Won
Wild Wild West Favorite Soundtrack Won
2005 Will Smith Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Won

Grammy Awards[edit]

Will Smith has won four Grammys out of eight nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
1988 "Parents Just Don't Understand" (with DJ Jazzy Jeff) Best Rap Performance Won[1]
1990 "I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson" (with DJ Jazzy Jeff) "Summertime" Nominated
1991 "And In This Corner..." Nominated
1992 Best Rap Performance By A Duo or Group Won
1998 "Men In Black" Best Rap Solo Performance Won
1999 "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" Won
2000 "Wild, Wild, West" Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated
2001 "Will 2K" Best Music Video, Short Form Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

Will Smith has won four Moonmen out of twenty two nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Year Recipient Award Result
1989 "Parents Just Don't Understand" Best Rap Video Won
Best Direction in a Video Nominated
Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated
1991 "Summertime" Best Rap Video Nominated
1997 "Men in Black" Best Male Video Nominated
Best Video from a Film Won
Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
Best Special Effects in a Video Nominated
1998 "Just the Two of Us" Best Male Video Won
"Gettin' Jiggy wit It" Video of the Year Nominated
Best Rap Video Won
Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
Viewer's Choice Nominated
1999 "Wild Wild West" Video of the Year Nominated
Best Video from a Film Nominated
Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
"Miami" Best Male Video Won
Best Special Effects in a Video Nominated
Best Cinematography in a Video Nominated
2002 "Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head)" Best Video from a Film Nominated
Best Special Effects in a Video Nominated

Soul Train Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2000 "Will 2K" Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video Nominated

World Music Awards[edit]

Will Smith has four World Music awards from four nominations.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2000 Will Smith World's Best-Selling Male Dance Artist Won
World's Best-Selling Male Pop Artist Won
World's Best-Selling Male R&B Artist Won
World's Best-Selling Male Rap Artist Won

Film[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Will Smith has been nominated for two Oscars.

Year Nominated work Category Result Lost to
2001 Ali Best Actor Nominated Denzel Washington for Training Day
2006 The Pursuit of Happyness Best Actor Nominated Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland

Golden Globes[edit]

Will Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globes.

Year Nominated work Category Result Lost to
1993 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series Nominated John Goodman for Roseanne
1994 Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series Nominated Jerry Seinfeld for Seinfeld
2002 Ali Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated Russell Crowe for A Beautiful Mind
2007 The Pursuit of Happyness Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland

Golden Raspberry Awards[edit]

Will Smith has won four Golden Raspberry Awards out of six nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 "Wild Wild West" Worst Screen Combo (with Kevin Kline)[2] Won
2000 "Wild Wild West" Worst Original Song (with Stevie Wonder and Kool Moe Dee) Won
2014 "After Earth" Worst Picture (with James Lassiter, Caleeb Pinkett, Jada Pinkett Smith und M. Night Shyamalan)[3] Nominated
Worst Supporting Actor Won
Worst Screen Combo (with Jaden Smith) Won
Worst Screenplay (with M. Night Shyamalan and Gary Whitta) Nominated

Saturn Awards[edit]

Will Smith has won one Saturn Award out of five nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
1997 Independence Day Best Actor Nominated
1998 Men in Black Nominated
2001 The Legend of Bagger Vance Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2008 Best Actor Won
2009 Hancock Best Actor Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2007 The Pursuit of Happyness Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Nominated

Teen Choice Awards[edit]

Will Smith has won four Teen Choice awards from thirteen nominations.

Year Nominated work Category Result
1999 Enemy of the State Choice Actor Nominated
2002 Men In Black II Choice Actor, Drama/Action Adventure Nominated
2005 Hitch Choice Movie Liplock (with Kevin James) Nominated
Choice Movie Dance Scene (with Kevin James) Nominated
Choice Movie Rockstar Moment Nominated
Choice Movie Love Scene (with Eva Mendes) Nominated
Choice Movie Blush Scene Nominated
Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Won
2007 The Pursuit of Happyness Choice Movie Actor: Drama Won
Choice Movie: Chemistry (with Jaden Smith) Won
2008 I Am Legend Choice Movie Actor: Horror/Thriller Won
2012 Men In Black 3 Choice Summer Movie Star: Male Nominated
Choice Movie Chemistry (with Josh Brolin) Nominated


Visual Effects Society Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2003 Men In Black II Best Performance by an Actor in an Effects Film Nominated

Young Artist Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2007 The Pursuit of Happyness Jackie Coogan Award - Contribution to Youth Through Motion Pictures Won

Miscellaneous[edit]

NAACP Image Awards[edit]

Will Smith won three Image Awards from 13 nominations.

Year Recipient Award Result
1996 "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1997 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1999 Enemy of the State Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
1999 Just the Two of Us Outstanding Music Video Won
2000 Wild Wild West Outstanding Music Video Won
2001 The Legend of Bagger Vance Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2002 Ali Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2004 Bad Boys II Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2005 I, Robot Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2006 Hitch Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2007 The Pursuit of Happyness Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2008 I am Legend Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2009 Seven Pounds Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Won

Premios 40 Principales[edit]

Smith won a special award in the 2007 edition of Spain's Premios 40 Principales for his contribution to music through movies.

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