List of awards and nominations received by Tupac Shakur

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Tupac Shakur awards and nominations
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
1 2
Grammy Awards
0 7
MTV Video Music Awards
0 3
NAACP Image Awards
0 1
Soul Train Music Awards
2 3
ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
1 1
Source Awards
0 1
Totals
Awards won 5
Nominations 19

This is a list of awards and nominations received by the late American rapper and actor Tupac Shakur.

American Music Awards[edit]

The American Music Awards is an annual American music awards show. Shakur has been nominated – first in 1994 then in 1997 – for Favorite R&B/Hip-Hop Artist. He won in 1997.

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
1994 Tupac Shakur Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Nominated[1]
1997 Won[2]

ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2005 Runnin' (Dying to Live)
(featuring The Notorious B.I.G)
Top Soundtrack Song of the Year Won[3]

Grammy Award[edit]

The Grammy Awards is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual awards ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely viewed televised ceremony. Shakur has been nominated 7 times.

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
1996 "Dear Mama" Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated[4]
Me Against the World Best Rap Album Nominated[4]
1997 All Eyez on Me Nominated[5]
"How Do U Want It" (featuring K-Ci & JoJo) Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated[5]
"California Love" (featuring Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman) Nominated[5]
2000 "Changes" Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated[6]

MOBO Awards[edit]

The MOBO Awards are awards in "Music of Black Origin", established in 1996 by Kanya King and Andy Ruffell. It is held annually in the United Kingdom to recognise artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music. Shakur was nominated and won for Best Video in 1996 for California Love.

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
1996 California Love Best Video Won

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Video Music Award or abbreviated as the VMA, is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in music videos. Shakur has been nominated 4 times - first being in 1996 and lastly in 2003 - for Best Rap Video.

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
1996 "California Love"
(featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman)
Best Rap Video Nominated
1999 "Changes" Best Rap Video Nominated
Best Editing in a Video Nominated
2003 "Thugz Mansion"
(featuring Nas)
Best Rap Video Nominated

NAACP Image Award[edit]

The NAACP Image Award is an accolade presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature. Shakur has been nominated only 1 time - first being in 1994.

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
1994 Tupac Shakur in Poetic Justice Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated

Soul Train Awards[edit]

The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show which honors the best in Black music and entertainment. Shakur has been nominated first in 1996- for Best Rap Album and in 1997- for R&B/Soul or Rap Album of the Year and Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video. He has won 2 awards out of 3 nominations.

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
1996 Me Against the World Best Rap Album Won
1997 All Eyez on Me R&B/Soul or Rap Album of the Year Won
"How Do You Want It" / "California Love" Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video Nominated

Source Awards[edit]

The Source Awards is an annual award show created by The Source Magazine which honors both hip-hop and R&B performers for their contributions to hip-hop. Shakur has been nominated in 2003 for Single of the Year (Male Solo Artist).

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2003 "Thugz Mansion"
(Featuring Anthony Hamilton)
Single of the Year (Male Solo Artist) Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "21st American Music Awards (presented in 1994)". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ "24th American Music Awards (presented in 1994)". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 
  3. ^ "2005 Rhythm & Soul Awards". ASCAP. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "List of Grammy Nominees". CNN. CBS Interactive. January 4, 1996. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c "39th Annual Grammy Awards – 1997". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 
  6. ^ "42nd Annual Grammy Awards – 2000". Rock on the Net. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 

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