List of awards and nominations received by 50 Cent

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List of 50 Cent awards
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50 Cent in Bangkok, Thailand, February 26, 2006

Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
3 6
ASCAP Awards
11 0
AVN Awards
2 4
BET Awards
3 7
BET Hip Hop Awards
1 2
Billboard Music Awards
13 18
Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
16 0
Grammy Awards
1 14
MOBO Awards
3 0
MTV Video Music Awards
2 8
The Source Awards
3 0
Vibe Awards
6 8
World Music Awards
6 0
Totals
Awards won 73
Nominations 118

This is a comprehensive list of awards and nominations won by 50 Cent, an American rapper. After releasing his mixtape Guess Who's Back? in 2002, he was discovered by rapper Eminem and signed to Interscope Records.[1] His commercial debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003) earned him a Best New Artist nomination at the 46th Grammy Awards, a Billboard Music Award for Album of the Year, and the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Award. 50 Cent's second album The Massacre (2005) earned him five Grammy nominations, six Billboard Music Awards, and another ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award. His third album Curtis made him the Best-Selling Hip-Hop Artist at the 2007 World Music Awards. Currently, 50 Cent has received 83 awards from 135 nominations.

American Music Awards[edit]

50 Cent has won three awards from six nominations at the annual American Music Awards.[2][3]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 50 Cent Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist Won
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Won
50 Cent Fan's Choice Award Nominated
2005 The Massacre Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album Won
50 Cent Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Nominated
50 Cent Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist Nominated

ASCAP Awards[edit]

The ASCAP Awards are held annually by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Pop Music Awards[edit]

The annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards honors the songwriters and publishers of the most performed pop songs. 50 Cent has won four awards.[4][5][6]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2004 50 Cent Songwriter of the Year1 Won
2005 "In da Club" Most Performed Song Won
"P.I.M.P." Most Performed Song Won
2006 50 Cent Songwriter of the Year2 Won

1 Awarded for "21 Questions", "In da Club", and "Magic Stick".
2 Awarded for "Candy Shop", "Disco Inferno", "Hate It or Love It", "How We Do", and "Just a Lil Bit".

Rhythm & Soul Music Awards[edit]

The annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards honors songwriters and publishers of top R&B, hip hop, and reggae music. 50 Cent has won seven awards.[7][8][9]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2004 50 Cent Songwriter of the Year3 Won
"In da Club" Top R&B/Hip-Hop Song Won
"In da Club" Top Rap Song Won
2005 "In da Club" Top Ringtone Song of the Year Won
2006 50 Cent Songwriter of the Year4 Won
"How We Do" Top Rap Song Won
"Candy Shop" Ringtone of the Year Won

3 Awarded for "21 Questions", "In da Club", "Magic Stick", "P.I.M.P.", and "Wanksta".
4 Awarded for "Candy Shop", "Disco Inferno", "Hate It or Love It", "How We Do", and "Just a Lil Bit".

AVN Awards[edit]

The AVN Awards are movie awards sponsored and presented by the American adult video industry trade magazine AVN (Adult Video News). 50 Cent has won two awards from four nominations.[10][11]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 Groupie Love Best Interactive DVD Won
Best Music Won
Best DVD Extras Nominated
Best DVD Menus Nominated

BET Awards[edit]

The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment. The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on BET. 50 Cent has won four awards from eight nominations.[12][13][14][15]

Year award won Award Result
2003 50 Cent Best New Artist Won
50 Cent Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Won
2004 50 Cent Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
G-Unit Best Group Won
"Hate It or Love It" Best Collaboration Nominated
2005 50 Cent Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
2006 50 Cent Best Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
50 Cent Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated

BET Hip Hop Awards[edit]

The BET Hip Hop Awards are hosted annually by BET for hip hop performers, producers, and music video directors. 50 Cent has been won first, but from his second nominations.[16]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2007 "I Get Money" Best Hip Hop Video Nominated
2008 50 Cent Hustler of the Year Won

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

The Billboard Music Awards are sponsored by Billboard magazine and is held annually in December. The awards are based on sales data by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.[17] 50 Cent has won thirteen awards from eighteen nominations.[18][19][20][21]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Album of the Year Won
50 Cent Artist of the Year Won
"In Da Club" Hot 100 Single of the Year Won
50 Cent R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year Won
50 Cent Rap Artist of the Year Won
50 Cent Hot 100 Male Artist of the Year Won
2004 "In da Club" Ringtone of the Year Won
"P.I.M.P." Ringtone of the Year Nominated
2005 50 Cent Artist of the Year Won
50 Cent Hot 100 Artist of the Year Won
The Massacre Album of the Year Won
50 Cent R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year Won
50 Cent Rap Artist of the Year Won
"Candy Shop" Ringtone of the Year Won
The Massacre R&B/Hip-Hop Album of the Year Nominated
The Massacre Rap Album of the Year Nominated
"Candy Shop" Rap Song of the Year Nominated
"How We Do" Rap Song of the Year Nominated

Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards[edit]

The Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards reflect the performance of recordings on the R&B/hip-hop and rap charts.[22] 50 Cent has won all sixteen awards from the sixteen nominations.[23][24][25][26]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 50 Cent Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Won
50 Cent Top Male R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Won
50 Cent Top New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Won
50 Cent Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Artist Won
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album Won
"In da Club" Top R&B/Hip-Hop Single Won
50 Cent Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album Artist Won
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Top Rap Album Won
"In da Club" Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Airplay Won
"In da Club" Hot Rap Track of the Year Won
2005 The Massacre Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album Won
50 Cent Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album Artist Won
The Massacre Top Rap Album Won
50 Cent Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Won
50 Cent Top Male R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Won
50 Cent Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Artist Won

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BRIT Awards[edit]

The BRIT Awards are an annual awards ceremony presented by the British Phonographic Industry, related to popular music. 50 Cent has been nominated for a total of three Brit Awards and has won one of them.[27]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2004 50 Cent International Breakthrough Artist Won
Best International Breakthrough Act Nominated
Best International Male Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. 50 Cent has been nominated 14 times and won 1.[28][29][30]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2004 50 Cent Best New Artist Nominated
"In da Club" Best Male Rap Solo Performance Nominated
Best Rap Song Nominated
"Magic Stick" (with Lil' Kim) Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Best Rap Album Nominated
2006 "Disco Inferno" Best Male Rap Solo Performance Nominated
"Encore" (with Eminem & Dr. Dre) Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
"Hate It or Love It" (with The Game) Nominated
Best Rap Song Nominated
"Candy Shop" Nominated
The Massacre Best Rap Album Nominated
2008 "I Get Money" Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated
"Ayo Technology" (with Justin Timberlake & Timbaland) Best Rap Song Nominated
2010 "Crack A Bottle"(with Eminem & Dr. Dre) Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group Won

Latin Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2009 Mujeres In The Club Best Urban Song Nominated

MOBO Awards[edit]

The MOBO Awards (an acronym for "Music of Black Origin") were established in 1996 by Kanya King. They are held annually in the United Kingdom to recognize artists of any race or nationality performing music of black origin. 50 Cent has won three awards.[31]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 50 Cent Best Hip-Hop Act Won
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Best Album Won
"In da Club" Best Single Won

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. 50 Cent has won two awards from eight nominations.[32]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 "In da Club" Best Rap Video Won
"In da Club" Best New Artist In a Video Won
"In da Club" Best Video of the Year Nominated
"In da Club" Best Male Video Nominated
"In da Club" Viewer's Choice Nominated
2004 "P.I.M.P." Best Rap Video Nominated
2005 "Candy Shop" Best Male Video Nominated
2006 "Window Shopper" Best Rap Video Nominated

NRJ Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2006 50 cent International Male Artist Of The Year Nominated
2008 50 cent and Justin Timberlake Best Collaboration Nominated
2008 Ayo Technology Video of the Year Won

The Source Awards[edit]

The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards Show are hosted annually by The Source magazine. 50 Cent has won three awards.[33]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Album of the Year Won
"In da Club" Single of the Year Won
50 Cent Breakthrough Artist of the Year Won

Vibe Awards[edit]

The Vibe Awards are hosted annually by Vibe magazine. 50 Cent has won six awards from eight nominations.[34][35][36]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 50 Cent Artist of the Year Won
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Dopest Album Won
"In da Club" Hottest Hook Won
2004 G-Unit Best Group Won
2005 "Hate It or Love It" Hottest Hook Won
50 Cent Artist of the Year Nominated
50 Cent Best Rapper Won
"So Seductive" Club Banger Nominated

World Music Awards[edit]

The annual World Music Awards, founded in 1989, is an international awards show that honors recording artists based on their worldwide sales figures, which are provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. 50 Cent has won six awards.[37][38]

Year Nominated work Award Result
2003 50 Cent Best Artist of the Year Won
Best New Artist Won
Best R&B Act Won
Best Hip-Hop Act Won
Best Pop Act Won
2007 Best-Selling Hip-Hop Artist Won
2012 Best Male Artist Nominated
Best Artist Entertainer of The Year Nominated
"My Life" (with Eminem and Adam Levine) Best Song Nominated
Best Video Nominated

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