Arcade Fire awards and nominations
Arcade Fire performing live on March 15, 2005 at Debaser, Stockholm, Sweden
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 on Funeral 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.    Funeral peaked at number 23 in Canada and number 131 in the United States. 
The band's second album,
, was released on March 5, 2007 to favourable reviews. Neon Bible 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 50th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Alternative Music Album, and it won the  Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year. The album also sold 142,000 copies as of May 2008,   peaking at number one in Canada and number two in the United States.  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
Best Art Vinyl [ edit ]
Best Art Vinyl is an annual award that first began in 2005. It celebrates artists and designers of gramophone record cover art.
Art Design: Caroline Robert, Vincent Morriset and Gabriel Jones
Brit Awards [ edit ]
Brit Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Arcade Fire has received eight nominations and two won.  
Grammy Award [ edit ]
Grammy Award are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Arcade Fire has received nine nominations and has won once.  
iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards [ edit ]
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.
Juno Award [ edit ]
Juno Award are presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Arcade Fire has won ten awards from eighteen nominations.  
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)
Neon Bible (Producer: Vincent Morriset)
CD/DVD Artwork Design of the Year
Neon Bible (Album Design and Graphics: Tracy Maurice and François Miron)
Meteor Music Awards [ edit ]
Meteor Music Awards are distributed by MCD Productions. Arcade Fire has won one award from five nominations. 
MOJO Awards [ edit ]
MOJO Awards was an awards ceremony that began in 2004 and ended in 2010 by , a popular music magazine published monthly by Mojo Bauer in the United Kingdom. Arcade Fire has won one award from two nominations.
MTV Europe Music Awards [ edit ]
MTV Europe Music Awards is an event presented by Viacom International Media Networks Europe which awards prizes to musicians and performers. Arcade Fire nominated six awards.
MTV Video Music Award [ edit ]
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.
Best Art Direction
"Reflektor" (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro)
"Afterlife" (Directors of Photography: Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt)
NME Awards [ edit ]
NME Awards are an annual music awards show, founded by the music magazine . Arcade Fire has won three award from fifteen nominations (four awards from United States of America edition of 2008 NME Awards). NME   
PLUG Independent Music Awards [ edit ]
PLUG Independent Music Awards are given in support of indie music. Arcade Fire has won five awards from ten nominations. 
Polaris Music Prize [ edit ]
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. 
Prism Prize [ edit ]
Prism Prize is a national juried award recognizing the artistry of the modern music video in Canada. Arcade Fire has won two award from three nominations.
Q Awards [ edit ]
Q Awards are the United Kingdom annual music awards run by the music magazine . Arcade Fire nominated nine awards. Q
Shortlist Music Prize [ edit ]
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 nominated two awards.
References [ edit ]
^ Kot, Greg (2007-03-08). "Arcade Fire has become this year's hottest band". The Star . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ a b Martens, Todd (2007-03-19). "New Arcade Fire Album Gets a Grand Opening". Billboard . Retrieved . 2007-08-01
^ "Gold & Platinum - May 2004". Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) . Retrieved . 2008-05-14
^ a b "Artist Chart History". Billboard . Retrieved . 2008-07-21
^ "Neon Bible". Metacritic . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ a b "Grammy Awards: Main winners". BBC. 2008-02-11 . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ a b "2008 Juno Award Nominees". Juno Awards. Archived from the original on September 2, 2008 . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ "Gold & Platinum - January 2005". Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) . Retrieved . 2008-05-14
^ "Brit Awards 2006: The winners". BBC. 2006-02-15 . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ "Brit Awards 2008: The winners". BBC. 2008-02-20 . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ "2006 Grammy Award nominations". The Advertiser . Retrieved . 2008-07-22
^ "2006 Juno Award Nominees" (PDF). Juno Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 9, 2006 . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ "Meteor Ireland Music Awards Past Winners". Meteor . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ "The History of the NME Awards". NME . Retrieved . February 24, 2011
^ "Arcade Fire, Foals, Kasabian up for Shockwaves NME Awards 2011". NME. January 24, 2011 . Retrieved . February 24, 2011
^ "Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 – all the winners". NME. February 23, 2011 . Retrieved . February 24, 2011
^ "PLUG 2005 Nominees/Winners". PLUG . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
^ "Arcade Fire and John Mayer Join "Austin City Limits" Lineup". Rolling Stone . Retrieved . 2008-07-17
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