List of awards and nominations received by Kesha

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kesha awards and nominations
Kesha @ MMVA Souncheck 02 retouch.jpg
Kesha performing at the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards.
Awards won 16
Nominations 54

The American singer-songwriter Kesha has sold approximately 76 million records worldwide as of November 18.[1] As of November 2017, the singer has sold five million albums and 71 million songs.[2] That said, she topped eight charts on the 2010 Billboard Year-End Chart, including Top New Artists, Hot 100 Songs and Hot 100 Artists.[3]

Having been nominated for over 50 awards, Kesha has been nominated for three American Music Awards, five MTV Video Music Awards, and three MTV Europe Music Awards, winning the award for MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act in 2010. The singer has also been honored with the Gretchen Wyler Genesis Award, the Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award, and the Billboard Women in Music Trailblazer Award.

American Music Awards[edit]

The American Music Awards is an annual major American music award show by the American Broadcasting Company. It was established in 1973. Kesha has been nominated for 3 awards.

Year Award Nominated work Result
2010[4][5] Artist of the Year Herself Nominated
Favorite Female Artist Nominated
T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Nominated

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

The Billboard Music Award is an honor given by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business of the previous year.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2011[6] Top Pop Album Animal Nominated
Top New Artist Herself Nominated
Top Female Artist Nominated
Top Pop Artist Nominated
Top Hot 100 Artist Nominated
Top Digital Songs Artist Nominated
2014 Top Rap Song "Timber" Won

Billboard Women in Music[edit]

Established in 2007, Billboard Women in Music recognizes influential female artists and music executives who have made significant contributions to the business and who, through their work and continued success, inspire generations of women to take on increasing responsibilities within the field.[7]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2016 Trailblazer Award [8] Herself Won

Bravo Otto[edit]

Bravo Otto is a German accolade honoring excellence of performers in film, television and music. Kesha has won one award.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[citation needed] Best Female Singer Herself Won

BMI Pop Awards[edit]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2011[9] Award-winning Song "Tik Tok" Won
"Your Love Is My Drug" Won
2012 "Blow" Won
"We R Who We R" Won
"Till The World Ends" Won

Echo Awards[edit]

'Echo' (stylised as ECHO, German pronunciation: [ˈɛço]) is an accolade by the ill|de|Deutsche Phono-Akademiean association of recording companies of Germany to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The first ECHO Awards ceremony was held in 1992, and it was set up to honor musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1991, succeeding the Deutscher Schallplattenpreis which were awarded since 1963. Each year's winner is determined by the previous year's sales.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2011[10] Most Successful International Newcomer of the Year Herself Nominated

Eska Music Awards[edit]

Eska Music Awards (EMA) is a major Polish awards ceremony for national and international music launched in 2002 by Radio Eska. The ceremony is held in Łódź, Poland and takes place in April every following year.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[11] Best New Artist Herself Won

Genesis Awards[edit]

The Genesis Awards are awarded annually by the Humane Society of the United States to individuals in the major news and entertainment media for producing outstanding works which raise public awareness of animal issues. Presented by the HSUS Hollywood Outreach program, the awards show takes place every March in California

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2013 The Gretchen Wyler Award[12] Herself Won

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States for outstanding achievements in the music industry. Often considered the highest music honor, the awards were established in 1958.[13]

Year Nominee/work Award Result Ref.
2018 Rainbow Best Pop Vocal Album Pending [14]
"Praying" Best Pop Solo Performance Pending

HRC Equality Gala[edit]

The Human Rights Campaign Fund was founded by Steve Endean in 1980 as one of the first gay and lesbian political action committee in the United States. HRC's Visibility Award recognizes the outstanding efforts of those who use their incredible talent and visibility to help better the lives of LGBT people.[15]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2016 Visibility Award [16] Herself Won

iHeartRadio Music Awards[edit]

iHeartRadio Music Awards' is an international music awards show founded by iHeartRadio in 2014.[17] The awards show was broadcast live on NBC.[18] Awards were presented to the world's best-selling artists in the various categories and to the best-selling artists from each major territory.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2014[19] Best Collaboration "Timber" Won

International Dance Music Awards[edit]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2011[20] Best Pop Dance Track "Your Love Is My Drug" Nominated

Japan Gold Disc Awards[edit]

The Japan Gold Disc Awards are an annual ceremony hosted in Japan. The winner are based by sales provided by The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2011[21] International Artist of The Year Herself Nominated
International New Artist of The Year Won
Three Best New Artists Won

Juno Awards[edit]

The Juno Awards are presented annually to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music. New members of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame are also inducted as part of the awards ceremonies.mWinners are currently chosen by either members of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences or a panel of experts depending on the award. In almost all of the main general categories, nominees are determined by sales during the qualifying period; in genre-specific categories, they are determined by panel.[22]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2011[23] International Album of the Year Animal Nominated

MTV Awards[edit]

MTV Europe Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) were established in 1994 by MTV Networks Europe to celebrate the most popular music videos in Europe.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[24] Best New Act Herself Won
Best Push Act Nominated
2012 Best World Stage Performance Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[25] Best New Artist Herself Nominated
Best Female Video "Tik Tok" Nominated
Best Pop Video Nominated
Best Collaboration "My First Kiss" Nominated
2014 "Timber" Nominated

MuchMusic Video Awards[edit]

The MuchMusic Video Awards (also known as (the) MMVA or MMVAs) are annual awards presented by the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic to honor the year's best music videos.[26][27]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[28] International Video of the Year – Artist "Tik Tok" Nominated
UR FAVE: International Video Won
2011 MuchMUSIC.COM Most Watched Video "Take it Off" Nominated
"Your Love Is My Drug" Nominated

NewNowNext Awards[edit]

The NewNowNext-Awards is an American annual entertainment awards show, presented by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-themed channel Logo. Launched in 2008, awards are presented both for LGBT-specific and general interest achievements in entertainment and pop culture.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2013[29] That's My Jam "C'Mon" Won

Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards[edit]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[30] Fave Song "Tik Tok" Nominated

NME Awards[edit]

The NME Awards is an annual music awards show in the United Kingdom, founded by the music magazine, NME (New Musical Express). Though the accolades given are entirely genuine, the ceremony itself is usually carried out in a humorous and jovial manner, and have included categories in the past like "Villain of the year" and "Worst Record". The trophies given to the winners resemble an extended middle finger.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2011[31] Least Stylish Herself Nominated

People's Choice Awards[edit]

The People's Choice Awards are a venue for the American public to honor their favorite actors and actresses, musical performers, television shows, and motion pictures. It is fans who voted. [32]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010 Favorite Breakout Artist Herself Nominated

PETA Libby Awards[edit]

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2012[33] Most Animal Friendly Pop/Hip-Hop Artist Herself Won
Best peta2 Ad Nominated

Premios 40 Principales[edit]

Los Premios 40 Principales were created in 2006 by Spanish music radio station Los 40 Principales to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[34] Best International Artist Herself Nominated
Best International Song "Tik Tok" Nominated

Teen Choice Awards[edit]

The Teen Choice Awards is an annual fan voted awards show established in 1999 by the Fox Broadcasting Company.

Year Award Nominated Work Result
2010[35] Choice Music: Female Artist Herself Nominated
Choice Music: Breakout Artist – Female Nominated
Choice Summer Music Star: Female Nominated
Choice Music: Album – Pop Animal Nominated
Choice Music: Single "Your Love Is My Drug" Nominated
Choice Summer Music: Single Nominated
2016 [36] Choice Style: Female Herself Nominated


  1. ^ Bibel, Sara (May 16, 2014). "Josh Groban to Host With Brad Paisley, Kesha & Ludacris as the Panel of Experts on ABC's 'Rising Star'". Zap 2 It. Retrieved May 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Trust, Gary (March 6, 2016). "Ask Billboard: Rihanna's Record Streak of Seven Studio Albums With Hot 100 No. 1s". Billboard. Retrieved March 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lady Gaga is Billboards 2010 artist of the year". Retrieved 15 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Greenblatt, Lead. "Eminem, Lady Antebellum lead American Music Awards music nominations". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2010-10-12. 
  5. ^ dick clark productions, inc. (October 12, 2010). "'2010 American Music Awards®' Nominees Announced". 
  6. ^ "Full 2011 Billboard Music Awards Finalists List". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  7. ^ "McEntire Named Billboard's Woman Of The Year". Billboard. September 17, 2007. Retrieved January 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Kesha to Receive Trailblazer Award at Billboard Women in Music 2016". Retrieved 8 January 2018. 
  9. ^ "2011 BMI Pop Music Award List". 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2012-12-15. 
  10. ^ Spahr, Wolfgang (March 10, 2011). "Adele, Bruno Mars, Black Eyed Peas Among Nominees for Germany's Echo Awards". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  11. ^ "ESKA MUSIC AWARDS 2010 – WINS NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR!". Retrieved 2010-05-04. 
  12. ^ Sager, Jessica. "Kesha Nabs Wyler Award From Humane Society of the United States". Pop Crush. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  13. ^ "Overview". National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on August 18, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Grammy Nominations 2018". Recording Academy. November 28, 2017. Retrieved November 28, 2017. 
  15. ^ Campaign, Human Rights. "About Us - Human Rights Campaign". Human Rights Campaign. 
  16. ^ Campaign, Human Rights. "Kesha to be Honored at HRC Nashville Equality Dinner - Human Rights Campaign". Human Rights Campaign. 
  17. ^ "iHeartRadio Music Awards: 5 things you need to know". USA TODAY. May 2, 2014. 
  18. ^ "IHeartRadio Music Awards 2014's 10 Best and Worst Moments". Rolling Stone. 
  19. ^ "iHeartRadio Music Awards 2014". Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  20. ^ DJ Ron Slomowicz. "2011 International Dance Music Awards". Entertainment. 
  21. ^ "一般社団法人 日本レコード協会". 
  22. ^ 2007 Juno Awards Submission Info Archived August 13, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  23. ^ Thompson, Ciaran. "Nominees announced for 2011 Juno Awards". AUX. Glassbox Television Inc. Archived from the original on May 12, 2013. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  24. ^ "Katy Perry & Lady GaGa Lead EMAs Nominations". September 20, 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  25. ^ "Ke$ha Is 'So Grateful' For VMA Nominations". August 3, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  26. ^ "2013 MMVA Winners: Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Drake And More Make The List". The Huffington Post. 
  27. ^ "2015 MMVA Nominees". Archived from the original on May 20, 2011. 
  28. ^ Satherley, Jessica (2010-06-20). "Animalistic Ke$ha goes primal in leopard print during MMVA rehearsal". Daily Mail. London: Associated Newspapers. Retrieved 2012-09-18. 
  29. ^ "2013 Logo NewNowNext Awards - That's My Jam: Ke$ha". LOGOTV. 
  30. ^ "Nickelodeon Shows - Kids Shows on Nickelodeon - Nick Shows". Nick Australia. 
  31. ^ NME.COM. "Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 – all the winners". NME.COM. 
  32. ^ "Ke$ha To Be Considered for 2011 People's Choice Awards | The Official Ke$ha Site". Archived from the original on November 29, 2010. Retrieved November 5, 2011. 
  33. ^ "Libby Award Winners 2011 " Full List". PETA. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  34. ^ "Nominados a los Premios 40 Principales 2010– en los 40 principales". Archived from the original on October 6, 2012. Retrieved December 15, 2012. 
  35. ^ Vena, Jocelyn. "'New Moon,' Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber Lead Teen Choice Nominees". MTV. Viacom. Retrieved 2012-09-18. 
  36. ^ "Teen Choice Awards 2016: All the Nominees and Winners!". August 1, 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2018.