List of awards and nominations received by Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Franklin awards and nominations
Aretha Franklin honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.jpg
Franklin at the White House after being honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, November 9, 2005 (alongside Robert Conquest, left, and Alan Greenspan)
Totals
Awards won 28
Nominations 32

Singer Aretha Franklin has been honored with many awards and nominations. These include 18 Grammy Awards and an additional 26 Grammy nominations for her recordings.[1]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Franklin was nominated for a Grammy Award 44 times and was the award winner 18 times. Eleven of her albums were nominated, winning four times.

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1968 Best Rhythm & Blues Solo Vocal Performance, Female "Respect" Won [2][1]
Best Rhythm & Blues Recording Won [1]
Best Vocal Performance, Female "Respect" (single) Nominated
Best Contemporary Female Solo Vocal Performance "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (single) Nominated
1969 Best Contemporary–Pop Vocal Performance, Female "I Say A Little Prayer" (single) Nominated [1]
Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance, Female "Chain of Fools" Won [3][1]
1970 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female "Share Your Love with Me"
(track from the This Girl's in Love with You album)
Won [4][1]
1971 "Don't Play That Song"
(track from the Spirit in the Dark album)
Won [5][1]
1972 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" Won [6][1]
1973 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female Young, Gifted and Black (album) Won [7][8][1]
Best Soul Gospel Performance Amazing Grace (album) Won [1][9]
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female "Day Dreaming"
(track from the Young, Gifted and Black album)
Nominated [1]
Best Soul Gospel Performance "Precious Memories"
(track from the Amazing Grace album)
Nominated [1]
1974 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female "Master of Eyes (The Deepness of Your Eyes)"
(track from the Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky) album)
Won [10][1]
1975 "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing"
(track from the Let Me in Your Life album)
Won [3][1]
1977 "Something He Can Feel"
(track from the Music from the Warner Bros. Picture "Sparkle" album)
Nominated [11][1]
1978 "Break It to Me Gently"
(track from the Sweet Passion album)
Nominated [12][1]
1979 Almighty Fire (album) Nominated [13][1]
1981 "I Can't Turn You Loose"
(track from the Aretha album)
Nominated [14][1]
1982 "Hold On! I'm Comin'"
(track from the Love All the Hurt Away album)
Won [15][1]
1983 Jump to It (album) Nominated [16][1]
1984 Get It Right (album) Nominated [17][1]
1986 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female "Freeway of Love"
(track from the Who's Zoomin' Who? album)
Won [18][1]
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals "Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves"
(duet with Eurythmics)
(track from the Who's Zoomin' Who? album)
Nominated [1]
1987 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
(track from the Aretha album)
Nominated [19][1]
1988 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female Aretha (album) Won [20][1]
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)"
(duet with George Michael)
(track from the Aretha album)
Won [1]
1989 Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism (album) Won [1]
Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo, Group, Choir or Chorus "Oh Happy Day"
(track from the One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism album)
Nominated [1]
1990 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female Through the Storm (album) Nominated [21][1]
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal "Gimme Your Love"
(duet with James Brown on her Through the Storm album)
Nominated [1]
"It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be"
(duet with Whitney Houston on Franklin's Through the Storm album)
Nominated [1]
1992 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female What You See Is What You Sweat (album) Nominated [22][1]
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal "Doctor's Orders"
(duet with Luther Vandross on her What You See Is What You Sweat album)
Nominated [1]
1994 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female "Someday We'll All Be Free"
(from the Malcolm X film's soundtrack)
Nominated [23][1]
1995 "A Deeper Love"
(track from the Greatest Hits: 1980–1994 album)
Nominated [24][1]
1999 Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female "A Rose Is Still a Rose"
(track from the A Rose Is Still A Rose album)
Nominated [25][1]
Best R&B Album
(first awarded in 1995)
A Rose Is Still a Rose Nominated [26][1]
2000 Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal "Don't Waste Your Time"
(duet with Mary J. Blige on the latter's Mary album)
Nominated [1]
2004 Best R&B Album So Damn Happy Nominated [1]
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance "Wonderful"
(track from the So Damn Happy album)
Won [27][1]
2006 Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance "A House Is Not a Home"
(track from the So Amazing: An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross album)
Won [28][1]
2008 Best Gospel Performance "Never Gonna Break My Faith"
(duet with Mary J. Blige)
(track from the Bobby film's soundtrack)
(tied with The Clark Sisters for "Blessed & Highly Favored")
Won [29][1]
2011 Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals "You've Got a Friend"
(duet with Ronald Isley on his Mr. I album)
Nominated [1]

Grammy Special Awards[edit]

Year Award Result Ref.
1991 Legend Award Won [30]
1994 Lifetime Achievement Award Won [31]
2008 MusiCares Person of the Year Won [32]

American Music Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1983 Favorite Soul/R&B Album "Jump to It" Won
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Aretha Franklin Nominated
1984 Won
1986 Won
1987 Favorite Soul/R&B Female Video Artist Nominated

Critics' Choice Movie Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2007 Best Song "Never Gonna Break My Faith" Nominated

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2006 Best Original Song "Never Gonna Break My Faith" Nominated [33]

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1986 Best Female Video "Freeway of Love" Nominated
1987 Best Video from a Film "Jumpin' Jack Flash" Nominated

NAACP Image Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1997 Hall of Fame Award Aretha Franklin Won
2008 Vanguard Award Won [34]
2015 Outstanding Album "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" Won [35]

TV Land Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2012 Music Icon Aretha Franklin Won [36]

Other honors[edit]

Year Association Category/Award Notes
1981 Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Hollywood Walk of Fame star This was postponed following the shooting of Aretha's father, Reverend C. L. Franklin
1987 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction – Performer category The first woman to be inducted
1994 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Kennedy Center Honors At the time, the youngest to receive the honor (Stevie Wonder passed the record five years later)
1999 President of the United States National Arts Medal
2005 President of the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom
2005 UK Music Hall of Fame Induction
2012 GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Induction
2015 Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame Induction
2018 YouGov US Poll Voted The Most Popular Female Artist in America[37]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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