List of awards and nominations received by Arcade Fire

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Arcade Fire awards and nominations

Arcade Fire performing live on March 15, 2005 at Debaser, Stockholm, Sweden
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
Brit Awards
2 8
Grammy Awards
1 9
Juno Awards
10 18
Meteor Music Awards
1 5
NME Awards
3 15
PLUG Awards
5 10
Polaris Music Prizes
2 5
Totals
Awards won 24
Nominations 70

Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band was formed by the husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne in 2003, and released its first studio album Funeral on Merge Records in September 2004. The album produced five singles: "Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)" (2004), "Neighborhood #2 (Laïka)" (2005), "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" (2005), "Rebellion (Lies)" (2005), and "Wake Up" (2005). Funeral earned the band a nomination at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards. The album has sold over 320,000 copies in the United States and over 100,000 copies in Canada.[1][2][3] Funeral peaked at number 23 in Canada and number 131 in the United States.[4]

The band's second album, Neon Bible, was released on March 5, 2007 to favourable reviews.[5] The album produced four singles: "Black Mirror" (2007), "Keep the Car Running" (2007), "Intervention" (2007), and "No Cars Go" (2007). Neon Bible was nominated at the 2008 Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album,[6] and it won the Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year.[7] The album also sold 142,000 copies as of May 2008,[2][8] peaking at number one in Canada and number two in the United States.[4] Arcade Fire has received five awards from 21 nominations, including two Juno Awards from six nominations, one Meteor Music Awards from three nominations, and two PLUG Independent Music Awards from three nominations. ASCAP Vanguard Award

Brit Awards[edit]

The Brit Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Arcade Fire has received eight nominations and two won.[9][10]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Funeral International Album Nominated
Arcade Fire International Breakthrough Act Nominated
International Group Nominated
2008 Neon Bible International Album Nominated
Arcade Fire International Group Nominated
2011 The Suburbs International Album Won
Arcade Fire International Group Won
2014 Arcade Fire International Group Nominated

Grammy Award[edit]

The Grammy Award are awarded annually by The Recording Academy of the United States. Arcade Fire has received nine nominations and has won once.[6][11]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Funeral Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
"Cold Wind" (from Six Feet Under) Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated
2008 Neon Bible Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
2011 The Suburbs Album of the Year Won
Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
"Ready to Start" Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
2013 "Abraham's Daughter" (from The Hunger Games) Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated
2015 Reflektor Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
"We Exist" Best Music Video (Director: David Wilson) Nominated
2018 Everything Now Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
Technical
2012 The Suburbs (Deluxe Edition) Best Recording Package (Artwork Designer: Caroline Robert) Won
Best Recording Package (Art Director: Vincent Morisset) Nominated

iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards[edit]

The iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards are annual awards presented by the Canadian television channel Much to honour the year's best music video. Arcade Fire has won one award from twelve nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 "Rebellion (Lies)" Best Independent Video Nominated
2006 "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" Best Post-Production Nominated
2011 "The Suburbs" International Video of the Year by a Canadian Nominated
UR Fave: Artist Nominated
2012 "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)" MuchFACT Indie Video of the Year Nominated
2014 "Afterlife" Video of the Year Nominated
Director of the Year (Drector: Emily Kai Bock) Nominated
"Reflektor" Rock/Alternative Video of the Year Nominated
Your Fave Video Nominated
2015 "We Exist" Video of the Year Nominated
Best Director (Drector: David Wilson) Nominated
Best Rock/Alternative Video Won

Juno Award[edit]

The Juno Award are presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Arcade Fire has won ten awards from eighteen nominations.[7][12]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" Video of the Year Nominated
Arcade Fire Songwriter of the Year Won
2008 Neon Bible Video of the Year Nominated
Alternative Album of the Year Won
CD/DVD Artwork Design of the Year Won
Arcade Fire Group of the Year Nominated
2011 The Suburbs Album of the Year Won
Alternative Album of the Year Won
Arcade Fire Group of the Year Won
Songwriter of the Year Won
Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Nominated
2014 Reflektor Album of the Year Won
Alternative Album of the Year Won
"Reflektor" Single of the Year Nominated
Arcade Fire Group of the Year Nominated
Songwriter of the Year Nominated
Fan Choice Award Nominated
2016 Arcade Fire Allan Waters Humanitarian Award Honored
Songwriter of the Year
  • 2006: "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)", "Wake Up" and "Rebellion (Lies)"
  • 2011: "Ready to Start", "We Used to Wait" and "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)"
  • 2014: "Reflektor", "Here Comes the Night Time" and "Afterlife"
Video of the Year
  • 2006: "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" (Producer: Plates Animation)
  • 2008: Neon Bible (Producer: Vincent Morriset)
CD/DVD Artwork Design of the Year
  • 2008: Neon Bible (Album Design and Graphics: Tracy Maurice and François Miron)

Meteor Music Awards[edit]

The Meteor Music Awards are distributed by MCD Productions. Arcade Fire has won one award from five nominations.[13]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Funeral Best International Album Nominated
Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
2008 Neon Bible Best International Album Won
Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
Best International Live Performance Nominated

Mojo Awards[edit]

The Mojo Awards was an awards ceremony that began in 2004 and ended in 2010 by Mojo, a popular music magazine published monthly by Bauer Media Group in the United Kingdom. Arcade Fire has won one award from two nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Arcade Fire Best New Act Nominated
2007 Arcade Fire Best Live Act Won

MTV Europe Music Award[edit]

The MTV Europe Music Award is an event presented by Viacom International Media Networks Europe which awards prizes to musicians and performers. Arcade Fire nominated six awards.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2010 Arcade Fire Best Alternative Nominated
2011 Arcade Fire Best Alternative Nominated
Best World Stage Performance Nominated
2012 Arcade Fire Best World Stage Performance Nominated
2014 "We Exist" Best Song with a Social Message Nominated
Arcade Fire Best Canadian Act Nominated

MTV Video Music Award[edit]

The MTV Video Music Award is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium. Arcade Fire has won one award from two nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2014 "Reflektor" Best Art Direction (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro) Won
"Afterlife" Best Cinematography (Cinematographer: Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt) Nominated

MTVU Woodie Awards[edit]

The MTVU Woodie Awards is an annual music show presented by MTVU with awards voted on by fans.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" Best Video Woodie - Animated Nominated
Arcade Fire Woodie of the Year Nominated
Left Field Woodie Nominated
International Woodie Nominated
2011 "The Suburbs" Woodie of the Year Nominated
2014 "Afterlife" Best Video Woodie Nominated
Arcade Fire Performing Woodie Nominated
Did It My Way Woodie Nominated

NME Awards[edit]

The NME Awards are an annual music awards show, founded by the music magazine NME. Arcade Fire has been nominated 15 times, and won 3 awards.[14][15] [16]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
2008 Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
2008
(US)
Neon Bible Best International Alternative/Indie Album Nominated
"Intervention" Best International Alternative/Indie Track Nominated
Arcade Fire Best International Alternative/Indie Band Won
Best International Alternative/Indie Live Act Won
2011 The Suburbs Best Album Won
"We Used to Wait" Best Music Video Nominated
Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
Best Live Band Nominated
2012 Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
2014 "Reflektor" Best Music Video Nominated
Best Track Nominated
Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated
2015 Arcade Fire Best International Band Nominated

PLUG Independent Music Awards[edit]

The PLUG Independent Music Awards are given in support of independent musician. Arcade Fire has won five awards from ten nominations.[17]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Funeral Indie Rock Album of the Year Nominated
Album Art/Packaging of the Year Won
Arcade Fire New Artist of the Year Won
2006 Arcade Fire Live Act of the Year Won
2008 Neon Bible Album of the Year Won
Indie Rock Album of the Year Nominated
Album Art/Packaging of the Year Nominated
"Keep the Car Running" Song of the Year Nominated
Arcade Fire Artist of the Year Nominated
Live Act of the Year Won

Polaris Music Prize[edit]

The Polaris Music Prize is awarded annually to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit. Arcade Fire has won two award from five nominations.[18]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2007 Neon Bible Polaris Music Prize Shortlisted
2011 The Suburbs Polaris Music Prize Won
2014 Reflektor Polaris Music Prize Shortlisted
Polaris Heritage Prize
2015 Funeral Polaris Heritage Prize (2000~2005) Nominated
2016 Funeral Polaris Heritage Prize (1996~2005) Public

Prism Prize[edit]

The Prism Prize is a national juried award recognizing the artistry of the modern music video in Canada. Arcade Fire has won two awards from three nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2013 "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)" Audience Award (Director: Vincent Morisset) Won
2014 "Afterlife" Prism Prize (Director: Emily Kai Bock) Won
"Reflektor" Prism Prize (Director: Anton Corbijn) Nominated

Q Awards[edit]

The Q Awards are the United Kingdom annual music awards run by the music magazine Q. Arcade Fire has been nominated for nine awards.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2007 Neon Bible Best Album Nominated
Arcade Fire Best Live Act Nominated
2010 The Suburbs Best Album Nominated
"We Used to Wait" Best Video Nominated
Arcade Fire Best Act in the World Nominated
2011 Arcade Fire Best Act in the World Nominated
Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years Nominated
2014 Arcade Fire Best Act in the World Nominated
Best Live Act Nominated

Shortlist Music Prize[edit]

The Shortlist Music Prize was an annual music award for the best album released in the United States that had sold fewer than 500,000 copies at the time of nomination. Arcade Fire was nominated for two awards.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Funeral Shortlist Music Prize Shortlisted
2007 Neon Bible Shortlist Music Prize Shortlisted

References[edit]

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