According to its official website, Santana has sold more than 100 million records to date.Arista records Shaman and Supernatural as selling a combined total of 30 million. The band's best-selling album to date is Supernatural, which sold over 27 million copies worldwide. According to the British fact book Guinness Book of World Records, Supernatural is the best-selling album of all time by a Latin artist.
The CHCI Medallions of Excellence is given to "recognize leadership and community service at their highest influence within the Latino community and in U.S. society at all levels." Carlos Santana won one award.
The Grammy Hall of Fame Award is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings, that are at least twenty-five years old and that have "qualitative or historical significance". One album by Santana was inducted.
The Guinness Book of World Records is a reference book published annually, containing a collection of world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. Santana has been mentioned four times in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Most Grammy Awards won in a single year by a group (8 Grammys)
Best-selling album by a Latin artist (more than 27 million records)
Longest gap between first chart entry and first no.1 single (30 years)
Longest gap between U.S. chart album hits (28 years)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a permanent public monument to achievement in the entertainment industry. Each June, a committee selects approximately 20 celebrities to receive stars on the Walk of Fame during the following year. Carlos Santana has received a star on the walk in 1997.
The NAACP Image Award is an accolade that honors outstanding achievements and performances of people in film, television, music and literature, as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors. Carlos Santana has been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The Patrick Lippert Award is an award by Rock the Vote, a foundation that helps young people to promote their political statements. The award honors artists and other public figures that have made contributions to activism, volunteerism and political involvement. Carlos Santana has received one award for his work with the Milagro Foundation.