List of awards and nominations received by Tupac Shakur
This is a list of awards and nominations received by the late American rapper and actor Tupac Shakur.
American Music Awards
The American Music Awards is an annual American music awards show. Shakur has been nominated – first in 1994 then in 1997 – for Favorite R&B/Hip-Hop Artist. He won in 1997.
|1994||Tupac Shakur||Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist||Nominated|
ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
|2005||Runnin' (Dying to Live)
(featuring The Notorious B.I.G)
|Top Soundtrack Song of the Year||Won|
The Grammy Awards is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual awards ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely viewed televised ceremony. Shakur has been nominated 7 times.
|1996||"Dear Mama"||Best Rap Solo Performance||Nominated|
|Me Against the World||Best Rap Album||Nominated|
|1997||All Eyez on Me||Nominated|
|"How Do U Want It" (featuring K-Ci & JoJo)||Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group||Nominated|
|"California Love" (featuring Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman)||Nominated|
|2000||"Changes"||Best Rap Solo Performance||Nominated|
The MOBO Awards are awards in "Music of Black Origin", established in 1996 by Kanya King and Andy Ruffell. It is held annually in the United Kingdom to recognise artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music. Shakur was nominated and won for Best Video in 1996 for California Love.
|1996||California Love||Best Video||Won|
MTV Video Music Awards
The MTV Video Music Award or abbreviated as the VMA, is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in music videos. Shakur has been nominated 4 times - first being in 1996 and lastly in 2003 - for Best Rap Video.
(featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman)
|Best Rap Video||Nominated|
|1999||"Changes"||Best Rap Video||Nominated|
|Best Editing in a Video||Nominated|
|Best Rap Video||Nominated|
NAACP Image Award
The NAACP Image Award is an accolade presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature. Shakur has been nominated only 1 time - first being in 1994.
|1994||Tupac Shakur in Poetic Justice||Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture||Nominated|
Soul Train Awards
The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show which honors the best in Black music and entertainment. Shakur has been nominated first in 1996- for Best Rap Album and in 1997- for R&B/Soul or Rap Album of the Year and Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video. He has won 2 awards out of 3 nominations.
|1996||Me Against the World||Best Rap Album||Won|
|1997||All Eyez on Me||R&B/Soul or Rap Album of the Year||Won|
|"How Do You Want It" / "California Love"||Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video||Nominated|
The Source Awards is an annual award show created by The Source Magazine which honors both hip-hop and R&B performers for their contributions to hip-hop. Shakur has been nominated in 2003 for Single of the Year (Male Solo Artist).
(Featuring Anthony Hamilton)
|Single of the Year (Male Solo Artist)||Nominated|
- "21st American Music Awards (presented in 1994)". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
- "24th American Music Awards (presented in 1994)". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
- "2005 Rhythm & Soul Awards". ASCAP. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
- "List of Grammy Nominees". CNN. CBS Interactive. January 4, 1996. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
- "39th Annual Grammy Awards – 1997". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
- "42nd Annual Grammy Awards – 2000". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011.