List of awards and nominations received by Frank Sinatra

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This page contains a list of awards and accolades won by and awarded to Frank Sinatra.

Awards, citations and honors[edit]

Presidential Medal of Freedom
Sinatra's music star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Sidewalk star in front of Sinatra's birthplace.

The asteroid 7934 Sinatra was named after him.

Film industry awards[edit]

Year Nomination Work Won?
Academy Awards
1946 Honorary Award The House I Live In Yes
1954 Best Supporting Actor From Here to Eternity Yes
1955 Best Actor The Man with the Golden Arm No
1970 The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Humanitarian Award Yes
American Cinema Awards
1992 Lifetime Achievement Yes
BAFTA Awards
1955 Best Foreign Actor The Man With the Golden Arm No
1956 Best Foreign Actor Not as a Stranger No
Golden Apple Award
1946 Least Cooperative Actor Yes
1951 Least Cooperative Actor Yes
1974 Least Cooperative Actor Yes
1977 Male Star of the Year Yes
Golden Globes
1946 Special Award for film that "Promoted Good Will" The House I Live In Yes
1954 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture From Here to Eternity Yes
1958 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Pal Joey Yes
1963 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Come Blow Your Horn No
1971 Cecil B. DeMille Award Lifetime Achievement Yes
Laurel Award
1958 Golden Laurel for Top Male Musical Performance Pal Joey Yes
1958 Top Male Star 3rd place
1959 Golden Laurel for Top Male Dramatic Performance Some Came Running Yes
1959 Top Male Star 2nd place
1960 Golden Laurel for Top Male Musical Performance Can-Can Yes
1960 Top Male Star 3rd place
1961 Top Male Star 13th place
1962 Golden Laurel for Top Action Performance The Devil at 4 O'Clock 2nd place
1962 Top Male Star 13th place
1963 Golden Laurel for Top Action Performance The Manchurian Candidate 2nd place
1963 Top Male Star 6th place
1964 Top Male Star 10th place
1966 Golden Laurel for Top Action Performance Von Ryan's Express 5th place
1967 Top Male Star 11th place
NYFCCs
1955 Best Actor The Man With the Golden Arm No
Palm Springs International Film Festival
1992 The Desert Palm Lifetime Achievement Yes
Screen Actors Guild Awards
1973 Lifetime Achievement Lifetime Achievement Yes

Academy Awards[edit]

Preceded by
Anthony Quinn
for Viva Zapata!
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
1953
for From Here to Eternity
Succeeded by
Edmond O'Brien
for The Barefoot Contessa
Preceded by
George Jessel
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
1970
Succeeded by
Rosalind Russell
Preceded by
Bob Hope
34th Academy Awards
"Oscars" host
35th Academy Awards
Succeeded by
Jack Lemmon
36th Academy Awards
Preceded by
John Huston, David Niven, Burt Reynolds, and Diana Ross
46th Academy Awards
"Oscars" host
47th Academy Awards (with Sammy Davis, Jr., Bob Hope, and Shirley MacLaine)
Succeeded by
Goldie Hawn, Gene Kelly, Walter Matthau, George Segal, and Robert Shaw
48th Academy Awards

Nominated - Academy Award for Best Original Song

Nominated - Academy Award for Best Original Song

Academy Award for Best Original Song

Nominated - Academy Award for Best Original Song

Academy Award for Best Original Song

  • "All the Way" from the motion picture The Joker Is Wild
  • Composed by Sammy Cahn with lyrics by Jimmy Van Heusen (sung by Frank Sinatra) (1957)

Academy Award for Best Original Song

  • "High Hopes" from the motion picture A Hole in the Head
  • Composed by Sammy Cahn with lyrics by Jimmy Van Heusen (sung by Frank Sinatra) (1959)

Nominated - Academy Award for Best Original Song

Television industry awards[edit]

Year Nomination Work Won?
Emmy Awards
1956 Best Male Singer No
1969 Outstanding Variety or Musical Program Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing No
1970 Outstanding Variety or Musical Program - Variety and Popular Music Sinatra No
1973 Outstanding Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music Special Ol' Blue Eyes is Back No
Peabody Awards
1966 A Man and His Music Yes

Down Beat Polls[edit]

  • Readers' poll Male Singer of the Year sixteen times between 1941 and 1966
  • Readers' poll Personality of the Year six times between 1954 and 1959
  • Critics' poll Male Singer of the Year twice, in 1955 and 1957.

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards began in 1958, after two peaks of Sinatra's recording career had already happened, but Sinatra still won eleven Grammy Awards - his work was nominated over 30 times - in his career and has been presented with the Grammy Hall of Fame Award along with the Academy's highest honours, their Lifetime, and Legend Awards.

Year Nominated work Award Result
1959 "Witchcraft" Record of the Year Nominated
Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely Album of the Year Nominated
"Come Fly with Me" and "Witchcraft" Vocal Performance, Male Nominated
Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely Best Recording Package Won
1959 (2) "High Hopes" Record of the Year Nominated
Come Dance with Me! Album of the Year Won
Come Dance with Me! Vocal Performance, Male Won
Come Dance with Me! Special Award: Artists & Repertoire Contribution Won
1961 Nice 'n' Easy Record of the Year Nominated
Nice 'n' Easy Album of the Year Nominated
Nice 'n' Easy Best Vocal Performance Album, Male Nominated
"Nice and Easy" Best Vocal Performance Single Record or Track, Male Nominated
"Nice and Easy" Best Performance by a Pop Single Artist Nominated
1962 "The Second Time Around" Record of the Year Nominated
1966 September of My Years Album of the Year Won
"It Was a Very Good Year" Best Vocal Performance, Male Won
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Won
1967 "Strangers in the Night" Record of the Year Won
A Man and His Music Album of the Year Won
Strangers in the Night Best Vocal Performance, Male Won
1968 "Somethin' Stupid" (with Nancy Sinatra) Record of the Year Nominated
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim Album of the Year Nominated
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim Best Vocal Performance, Male Nominated
1970 "My Way" Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male Nominated
1979 Grammy Trustees Award Won
1981 "Theme from New York, New York" Record of the Year Nominated
Trilogy: Past Present Future Album of the Year Nominated
Theme from New York, New York Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male Nominated
1987 Portrait of an Album Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video Nominated
1995 Duets Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
Grammy Legend Award Won
1996 Duets II Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance Won
1997 "My Way" (with Luciano Pavarotti) Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated
2001 "All the Way" (with Celine Dion) Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated

Playboy Awards[edit]

  • Jazz All-Star Poll Male Vocalist of the Year seven times between 1957 and 1963.[2] jpb3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greatest
  2. ^ Seven