List of awards and nominations received by Ray LaMontagne

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Ray LaMontagne awards and nominations
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Ray LaMontagne in concert

Award Wins Nominations
Boston Music Awards
3 8
BRIT Awards
0 1
Esky Music Awards
1 1
Grammy Awards
1 2
MOJO Awards
0 1
New Pantheon Music Award
0 1
Pollstar Awards
0 1
XM Nation Awards
1 1
Totals
Awards won 6
Nominations 16

Ray LaMontagne is an American singer-songwriter. He has released four studio albums: Trouble (2004), Till the Sun Turns Black (2006), Gossip in the Grain (2008), and God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise (2010).[1] LaMontagne's debut album was released through RCA Records in September 2004 in the United States and the United Kingdom, peaking at #189 on the Billboard 200 and #5 on the UK Albums Chart.[2][3] Till the Sun Turns Black was released through RCA in August 2006 in the US and through 14th Floor Records in June 2007 in the UK. The album peaked at #35 in the UK, and reached a top position of #28 in the US.[2][4] Gossip in the Grain was released through the same labels in October 2008, peaking at #3 on the Billboard 200 and #23 on the UK Albums Chart.[2][5] LaMontagne has also released two EPs: Live from Bonnaroo 2005 was released through RCA in 2005 and Live Sessions was distributed via iTunes in 2009, reaching a peak position at #119 on the Billboard 200.[2] Singles that have charted include "Trouble" (#25 on the UK Singles Chart)[6] and "You Are the Best Thing" (#90 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #42 on the Hot Canadian Digital Singles chart).[7][8]

For his debut album, LaMontagne won four awards, including three Boston Music Awards (Best Male Singer/Songwriter, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year) and an XM Nation Music Award for Acoustic Rock Artist of the Year. LaMontagne has received a nomination from the Pollstar Concert Industry Awards for Best New Touring Artist, the BRIT Awards for International Breakthrough Act, the MOJO Awards for Best New Act, and was given the title of Best Voice in 2006 by Esquire. Overall, LaMontagne has received 6 awards from 16 nominations.

Boston Music Awards[edit]

The Boston Music Awards (formerly called the Kahlua Boston Music Awards) showcases talent and honors top musicians from a variety of genres in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area.[9] LaMontagne has received three awards from eight nominations.[9][10][11]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Ray LaMontagne Act of the Year Nominated
Male Vocalist of the Year Nominated
Best Male Singer/Songwriter Won
Trouble Album of the Year Won
"Trouble" Song of the Year Won
2008 Ray LaMontagne Act of the Year Nominated
Male Vocalist of the Year Nominated
Gossip in the Grain Album of the Year Nominated

BRIT Awards[edit]

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's (BPI) annual pop music awards.[12] LaMontagne has been nominated once.[13]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2007 Ray LaMontagne International Breakthrough Act Nominated

Esky Music Awards[edit]

The Esky Music Awards are awarded annually by Esquire, a men's magazine by the Hearst Corporation, to honor the best in music.[14] LaMontagne has received one award from one nomination.[15]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Ray LaMontagne Best Voice Won

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. LaMontagne has received one award from two nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2011 "Beg, Steal or Borrow" Song of the Year Nominated
God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise Best Contemporary Folk Album Won

MOJO Awards[edit]

MOJO Awards are awarded by readers of the popular British music magazine, Mojo, published monthly by Bauer Media Group.[16] LaMontagne has been nominated once.[17]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Ray LaMontagne Best New Act Nominated

New Pantheon Music Prize[edit]

The New Pantheon Music Prize is a music award given annually to an album released in the United States. The Shortlist Music Prize was first given in 2001.[18] In 2005, the Shortlist Prize was given under another name, the New Pantheon Prize. In September 2006, Shortlist co-founder Greg Spotts purchased complete ownership of the Shortlist and the New Pantheon, uniting the two prizes.[19] A panel of music industry figures chooses the nominees and winners. Records are eligible if they are released between July two years previously and October of the previous year, and if they have not been certified gold (or sold 500,000 copies) by time of nomination. LaMontagne has been nominated once.[20]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Trouble Shortlist Music Prize Nominated

Pollstar Concert Industry Awards[edit]

Established in 1984 and with ceremonies starting in 1990, the Pollstar Concert Industry Awards "honor artists, management, talent buyers, venues, support services and more for their professionalism, achievements and abilities."[21] LaMontagne has been nominated once.[22]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Ray LaMontagne Best New Touring Artist Nominated

XM Nation Music Awards[edit]

Awarded annually by XM Satellite Radio, the XM Nation Music Awards "honor some of the most talented and interesting musicians today".[23] LaMontagne has received one award from one nomination.[24]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Ray LaMontagne Acoustic Rock Artist of the Year Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ray LaMontagne - Discography". Allmusic. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Artist Chart History - Ray LaMontagne - Albums". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ray LaMontagne: Looking for trouble". The Independent. Independent News & Media. May 13, 2007. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Top 40 Albums Archive :: Week 26 : 24/06/2007–30/06/2007". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 10, 2009. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Top 40 Albums Archive :: Week 43 : 19/10/2008–25/10/2008". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 10, 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ "UK Top 40 Hit Database". everyHit.com. Retrieved February 5, 2009.  Note: User must define search parameters as "Ray LaMontagne" under the "Singles" category.
  7. ^ "Artist Chart History - Ray LaMontagne". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Ray LaMontagne - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  9. ^ a b "Boston Music Awards nominees announced September 28 at Avalon". Abington Mariner. GateHouse Media, Inc. September 1, 2005. Retrieved February 7, 2009. 
  10. ^ "Best of Boston". The Boston Globe. The New York Times Company. September 25, 2005. Retrieved February 4, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Boston Music Awards 2008 nominees". The Boston Globe. The New York Times Company. November 18, 2008. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  12. ^ "The BPI". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved March 4, 2009.  Note: User must visit the "About the BPI" section.
  13. ^ "Brit Awards 2007: List of winners". BBC News. February 13, 2007. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  14. ^ "The 2008 Esky Music Awards". Esquire. Hearst Corporation. March 18, 2008. Retrieved March 4, 2009. 
  15. ^ "Best Voice - Ray LaMontagne". Esquire. Hearst Corporation. February 9, 2007. Retrieved February 4, 2009. 
  16. ^ Singh, Anita (August 16, 2008). "Duffy wins big with Mercy at Mojo Awards". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved March 6, 2009. 
  17. ^ Milmo, Cahal (May 5, 2005). "Icons make way for more cutting-edge acts in Mojo awards". The Independent. Independent News & Media. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  18. ^ "Feist wins 2007 Shortlist Music Prize". USA Today. Gannett Company. February 5, 2008. Retrieved January 23, 2009. 
  19. ^ Montgomery, James (January 5, 2007). "Shortlist Music Prize Is Back; Short-Lived New Pantheon Is Out". MTV. Retrieved January 23, 2009. 
  20. ^ Phillips, Amy (December 8, 2005). "Exclusive: New Pantheon Award Nominees Revealed". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved January 22, 2009. 
  21. ^ "Pollstar Concert Industry Awards Winners Archives". Pollstar. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  22. ^ "17th Annual Pollstar Awards Categories". Pollstar. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  23. ^ "XM Satellite Radio Announces First Annual XM Nation Music Awards". XM Satellite Radio. Archived from the original on November 11, 2006. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  24. ^ "XM Nation Music Awards - 2005 Winners". XM Satellite Radio. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 

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