List of awards and nominations received by Queen

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The following is a list of awards and nominations received by the British rock band Queen.

Accolades[edit]

Inductions[edit]

Year Induction
2001 Queen were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.[1]
2002 Queen were given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[2]
2003 Queen was the first band, rather than just individual, to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.[3]
2004 The band was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame.[4]
2004 "Bohemian Rhapsody" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.[5]
2004 Queen were inducted into the RockWalk of Fame (at Guitar Center on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard)[6]
2006 Queen was the first band inducted into the VH1 Rock Honors.[7]
2009 "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions" were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.[5]

Awards[edit]

Brit Awards
Year Nominee/work Award Result
1977 "Bohemian Rhapsody" British Single Won
1982 Greatest Hits British Album Nominated
1985 The Works British Album Nominated
Queen British Group Nominated
1990 "The Invisible Man" British Video Nominated
Queen Outstanding Contribution to Music Won
1992 "These Are the Days of Our Lives" British Single Won
Queen British Group Nominated
Freddie Mercury Outstanding Contribution to Music Won
2005 "We Are the Champions" British Song of Twenty Five Year Nominated
Ivor Novello Awards
Year Nominee/work Award Result
1976 "Bohemian Rhapsody" Best Selling British Record Won
1981 "Flash" The Best Film Song, Theme or Score Nominated
"Another One Bites the Dust" International Hit of the Year Nominated
1987 Themselves Outstanding Contribution to British Music Won
1992 "These Are the Days of Our Lives" Best Selling A-Side Won
"The Show Must Go On" Best Song Musically And Lyrically Nominated
2005 Themselves Outstanding Song Collection Won

Pollas[edit]

  • 1999 - The band was voted the 2nd greatest band in music history.[13]
  • 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.[14]
  • 2007 - The band was voted the 'Best British Band Of All Time.'[15]
  • 2008 - The band enters the Grammy Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queen, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, archived from the original on 2 February 2007 
  2. ^ Queen honoured with Hollywood star, BBC, 18 October 2002 
  3. ^ Queen, Songwriters Hall of Fame, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on 6 May 2004 
  4. ^ UK Music Hall of Fame, Channel 4, archived from the original (– Scholar search) on 7 November 2007 
  5. ^ a b The Grammys, The Recording Academy, archived from the original on 18 June 2009 
  6. ^ Queen, Guitar Center 
  7. ^ VH1 Rock Honors, VH1 
  8. ^ a b Queen, Rock On The Net 
  9. ^ a b c Freddie Mercury (– Scholar search), The Knitting Circle [dead link]
  10. ^ Today in Music History (31 January), Sound Generator [permanent dead link]
  11. ^ 'The Brit Awards, found October 7, 2007, Everyhit.com 
  12. ^ Freddie Mercury biography, IMDB 
  13. ^ Music Of The Millennium, Channel 4, archived from the original on 25 August 2011 
  14. ^ Queen win greatest live gig poll, BBC, 9 November 2005 
  15. ^ Queen declared 'top British band', BBC, 2 January 2007