List of awards and nominations received by Queen
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The following is a list of awards and nominations received by Queen.
|2001||The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.|
|2002||The band was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.|
|2003||Queen became the first band, rather than individual, to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.|
|2004||The band was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame.|
|2004||"Bohemian Rhapsody" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.|
|2004||The band was inducted into the RockWalk of Fame (at Guitar Center on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard)|
|2006||The band was the first inducted into the VH1 Rock Honors.|
|2009||"We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions" were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.|
- Sounds: 3rd Best New British Band, 9th Best International Band
- Disc: 10th Brightest Hope
- NME: 2nd Most Promising New Name
- Melody Maker: 'Band of the Year'
- Record Mirror: 2nd Best British Newcomer, 2nd Best Single ("Killer Queen"), 9th International Group
- NME: 8th Best British Group, 7th Best Stage Band, 4th Most Promising Group In The World, 3rd Most Promising New Name, 17th Best World Group
- Disc: Top Live Band, Top International Group, Top British Group, Top Single ("Killer Queen"), 3rd Best Album (Sheer Heart Attack), 5th Best Album (Queen II)
- Ivor Novello Award to Mercury for "Killer Queen"
- Golden Lion Award (Belgium) to Mercury for "Killer Queen"
- Carl Allen Award for contribution to the Ballroom Dancing Industry
- NME: 1st British Stage Band, 2nd Group, 5th World Group, 3rd World Stage Band, Mercury: 7th World Singer, May: 3rd Top Guitarist, 1st British Single ("Bohemian Rhapsody"), 2nd Album ("A Night at the Opera")
- Record Mirror / Disc: 1st Best British Group, 1st World Group, No. 1 Single ("Bohemian Rhapsody"), No. 6 Album (A Night at the Opera), Mercury: 5th British Singer, 6th World Singer, 4th British Songwriter, 5th World Songwriter, May: 4th British Musician, 4th World Musician
- Sound: Best Band, Best Album (A Night at the Opera), Best Single ("Bohemian Rhapsody")
- Ivor Novello Award to Mercury for "Bohemian Rhapsody"
- Music Life, Japan: Top Group, Top Album (Jazz), Top Single, Top Singer, Top Guitarist, Top Drummer, Top Bass Player
- Juno Awards, Canada: Best Group, Best International Single ("Another One Bites the Dust"), Best International Album (The Game)
- Record World USA: Top Male Group, Top Producer, Top Disco Crossover (All awarded for "Another One Bites the Dust")
- Dick Clark Awards USA: Best Band
- Circus Magazine USA: 2nd Best Group, 1st Live Show, No. 1 Album (The Game), No. 1 Single ("Another One Bites the Dust"), No.3 Single ("Crazy Little Thing Called Love"), Mercury: 2nd Male Vocalist, 3rd Best Songwriter, 3rd Best Keyboard Player; 3rd Best Guitarist, 3rd Best Bassist, 3rd Best Drummer
- Grammy Award nominations: Producer of the Year (Non-Classical) with Mack (The Game) and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal ("Another One Bites the Dust")
- American Music Award: Favorite Pop/Rock Single ("Another One Bites the Dust") and nomination for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group (The Game)
- Music Life, Japan: Best Group, Best Vocalist, Best Bass Player, 2nd Best Guitarist, 2nd Drummer
- NARM Award USA: Biggest Selling Single of 1980 ("Another One Bites the Dust")
- Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Silver Clef Award: Outstanding Contribution to British Music
- UK Video Awards: Highly Commended in Best Compilation Category for The Works EP. Best Video award for "Radio Ga Ga"
- Sun: Best Male Vocalist for Mercury
- Capital Radio London: Best Group
- Ivor Novello Award: for Outstanding Contribution to British Music
- British Video Awards: Best Video, Music category for Live In Budapest
- Golden Rose Festival, Montreux: International Music Media Conference: Best Long Form Video worldwide (The Magic Years)
- Festerio, Rio de Janeiro,Brazil: Best video documentary (The Magic Years)
- Independent Television Awards: Best Band of the Eighties
- US Film & Video Festival: Silver Screen Award (The Magic Years)
- Diamond Awards, Antwerp: Best Special Effects Award ("The Invisible Man")
- Brit Award: Mercury received a posthumous Outstanding Contribution To Music Award, Best British Single ("These Are the Days of Our Lives") and nominations for Best British Single ("Bohemian Rhapsody") and Best British Group (Innuendo).
- Ivor Novello Award: Best Single ("These Are the Days of Our Lives"), May received a Best TV Commercial Music Award ("Driven by You")
- Golden Giraffe Award: Greatest Hits II (Award given by the Association of Hungarian Record Producers)
- MTV Awards: Best Video From A Movie (Wayne's World)
- US Film & Video Festival, Chicago: Gold Camera Awards (The Freddie Mercury Tribute), (Greatest Flix II), ("The Show Must Go On") ("These Are the Days of Our Lives")
- Ivor Novello Award: to Mercury ("Living on My Own") (posthumous)
- American Society Of Composers, Authors & Publishers: Mercury posthumously awarded for "Bohemian Rhapsody" as the Most Played Record in the U.S. of 1993
- Monitor Awards, Hollywood: "Red Couch" Awards (Greatest Flix II and "I'm Going Slightly Mad")
- Golden Rose Film Festival, Montreux: Prix de la Presse (Freddie Mercury: The Untold Story)
- Grammy Award nomination: Best Long Form Music Video for Freddie Mercury (Freddie Mercury: The Untold Story)
- New York Film Festival: Gold World Medal for the Best Television and Entertainment Program (Variety Special Section), Gold World Medal for the Best Home Video (Music Video Section) for Freddie Mercury: The Untold Story
- Capital FM Awards: Outstanding Contribution to Music
- Guinness World Records: UK’s best single of the past 50 years ("Bohemian Rhapsody")
- Annual DVD Awards: Best DVD-Audio/Non Video (A Night at the Opera)
- Surround Music Awards: "Most Adventurous Mix" and "Listener's Choice" (A Night at the Opera)
- New York City radio station Q104.3 FM WAXQ names Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" number 13 in their 2008 Top 1,043 Songs Of All Time listener-generated countdown.
- At the MTV Europe Music Awards Queen received the Global Icon award.
|Wikinews has related news: Queen voted Britain's greatest band|
- 1999 - The band was voted the 2nd greatest band in music history.
- 2005 - The band's performance at Live Aid is voted two times by a large selection of musicians and critics to be the greatest live show of all time.
- 2007 - The band was voted the 'Best British Band Of All Time.'
- 2008 - The band enters the Grammy Hall of Fame.
- Queen, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, archived from the original on 2 February 2007
- Queen honoured with Hollywood star, BBC, 18 October 2002
- Queen, Songwriters Hall of Fame, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on 6 May 2004
- UK Music Hall of Fame, Channel 4, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on 7 November 2007
- The Grammys, The Recording Academy
- Queen, Guitar Center
- VH1 Rock Honors, VH1
- Queen, Rock On The Net
- Freddie Mercury (– Scholar search), The Knitting Circle[dead link]
- Today in Music History (31 January), Sound Generator
- 'The Brit Awards, found October 7, 2007, Everyhit.com
- Freddie Mercury biography, IMDB
- Music Of The Millennium, Channel 4
- Queen win greatest live gig poll, BBC, 9 November 2005
- Queen declared 'top British band', BBC, 2 January 2007