List of awards and nominations received by the Beatles

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The Beatles awards and nominations

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Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
0 1
Brit Awards
4 4
Grammy Awards
11 28
Ivor Novello Awards
15 21
NME Awards
17 17
World Music Awards
3 3
Totals
Awards won 84
Nominations 109

This is a list of awards received by the English rock 'n' roll band the Beatles.

Academy Awards[edit]

The Academy Awards (Oscars) are given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States. The Beatles have received one award.[1]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1971 Let It Be Best Music (Original Song Score) Won

American Music Awards[edit]

The American Music Awards have been awarded annually since 1973 and determined by a poll of music buyers. The Beatles have received one nomination, plus one special award determined by an Internet poll.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1997 Anthology 1 Favorite Pop/Rock Album Nominated

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

The Billboard Music Awards honor artists for commercial performance in the U.S., based on record charts published by Billboard.[2] The awards are based on sales data by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.[3] The award ceremony was held from 1990 to 2007, until its reintroduction in 2011.[4]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2001 1 Top Billboard 200 Album Won

Brit Awards[edit]

The Brit Awards, originally known as the BPI Awards, were created by the British Phonographic Industry. The Beatles have received four awards. (The initial awards covered the 25-year period from 1952 to 1977. Since 1982, the awards have been an annual event.)[5]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1977 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band British Album Won
The Beatles British Group Won
Outstanding Contribution to Music Won
1983 The Beatles Outstanding Contribution to Music Won

Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards[edit]

The Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards is an event organized and voted upon by members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association to celebrate big screen and small screen documentaries. The Beatles won an award.[6]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week Best Music Documentary Won

Echo Music Prize[edit]

The Echo Music Prize, established in 1992, are held annually and are granted by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. The Beatles have received one nomination.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2007 Love International Pop/Rock Group of the Year Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in the United States. The Beatles have received 8 competitive awards[7] out of 25 nominations. In addition, they received the Lifetime Achievement award in 2014. The Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "Michelle" in 1967 was not awarded to the Beatles as a group, but to John and Paul specifically, as the songwriters.[8]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1965 "I Want to Hold Your Hand" Record of the Year Nominated
"A Hard Day's Night" Song of the Year Nominated
Best Contemporary Song Nominated
Best Performance by a Vocal Group Won
The Beatles Best New Artist Won
1966 "Help!" Contemporary Rock & Roll Group Vocal Performance Nominated
Vocal Group Performance Nominated
Help! Album of the Year Nominated
1967 Revolver Album of the Year Nominated
"Michelle" Song of the Year Won
1968 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album of the Year Won
Best Contemporary Album Won
Group Vocal Performance Nominated
Contemporary Vocal Group Nominated
"A Day in the Life" Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) Nominated
1969 Magical Mystery Tour Album of the Year Nominated
"Hey Jude" Record of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Nominated
1970 Abbey Road Album of the Year Nominated
Contemporary Vocal Group Nominated
1971 "Let It Be" Record of the Year Nominated
Let It Be Contemporary Vocal Group Nominated
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture Won
1996 Live at the BBC Best Historical Album Nominated
1997 The Beatles Anthology Best Music Video, Long Form Won
"Free as a Bird" Best Music Video, Short Form Won
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Won

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to those who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.[9]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2014 The Beatles Lifetime Achievement Award Won

Grammy Trustees Award[edit]

The Grammy Trustees Award is presented to individuals who, during their careers in music, have made significant contributions, other than performance, to the field of recording.[10]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1972 The Beatles Trustee Award Won

Grammy Hall of Fame[edit]

The Grammy Hall of Fame was established by The Recording Academy's National Trustees in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old.[11]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1993 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Inductee Album Won
1995 Abbey Road Won
1997 "Yesterday" Inductee Song Won
1998 "I Want to Hold Your Hand" Won
1999 Revolver Inductee Album Won
"Strawberry Fields Forever" Inductee Song Won
2000 The Beatles Inductee Album Won
Rubber Soul Won
"A Hard Day's Night" Inductee Song Won
2001 "Hey Jude" Won
Meet the Beatles! Inductee Album Won
2002 "Eleanor Rigby" Inductee Song Won
2004 "Let It Be" Won
2008 "Help!" Won
2011 "Penny Lane" Won

Ivor Novello Awards[edit]

The Ivor Novello Awards are presented annually in London by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA). The Beatles' songs were awarded fourteen times, while the group has received a Special Award.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1964 "She Loves You" The Most Broadcast Work of the Year Won
The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1963 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales Won
"All My Loving" The Year’s Outstanding Song Nominated
The Beatles Special Award for Outstanding Services to British Music Won
1965 "Can't Buy Me Love" The Most Performed Work of the Year Won
"A Hard Day's Night" Nominated
"Can't Buy Me Love" The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1964 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales Won
"I Feel Fine" Nominated
"A Hard Day's Night" The Year’s Outstanding Theme from Radio, TV or Film Nominated
1966 "We Can Work It Out" The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1965 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales Won
"Help!" Nominated
"Yesterday" Outstanding Song of 1965 Won
1967 "Michelle" The Most Performed Work of the Year Won
"Yesterday" Nominated
"Yellow Submarine" The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1966 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales Won
1968 "She's Leaving Home" Best British Song, Musically and Lyrically Won
1969 "Hey Jude" The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1968 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales Won
1970 "Get Back" The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1969 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales Won
"Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da" The Most Performed Work of the Year Won
1971 "Something" The Best Song Musically and Lyrically Won

Japan Gold Disc Awards[edit]

The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) presents the Japan Gold Disc Awards, honoring music sales in the country. The Beatles have received twelve awards.[23][24][25][26][27]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1994 The Beatles International Artist of the Year Won
1997 Anthology Vol.1 & 2 International Album of the Year Won
2001 The Beatles International Artist of the Year Won
1 Best 4 Albums Won
1994 The Beatles International Artist of the Year Won
1962–1966 Best International Rock Album Won
2010 The Beatles International Artist of the Year Won
2016 Won
1 International Album of the Year Won
Best 3 Albums Won
Best Music Video Won

MOJO Awards[edit]

The MOJO Awards was a British award show given by music magazine Mojo.[28]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2010 The Beatles Remastered Catalogue Release Of The Year Won

Meteor Music Awards[edit]

Launched in 2001, the Meteor Music Awards are awarded for achievements in the Irish and international record industry.[29] The Beatles has received one award.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2001 1 Best Selling International Group Album Won

NME Awards[edit]

The NME Awards is an annual British award show given by music magazine NME. The Beatles have won seventeen times.[30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1963 The Beatles World Vocal Group Won
British Vocal Group Won
"She Loves You" Best British Disc Of The Year Won
1964 The Beatles Outstanding Vocal Group Won
British Vocal Group Won
1965 The Beatles World Vocal Group Won
British Vocal Group Won
1966 "Eleanor Rigby" Best British Disc This Year Won
The Beatles British Vocal Group Won
1968 The Beatles World Vocal Group Won
British Vocal Group Won
"Hey Jude" Best British Disc Of The Year Won
1970 Let It Be 1970s Best British LP Won
The Beatles Top British Group Won
1971 Let It Be 1970s Best British LP Won
The Beatles Top British Group Won
2000 Best Band Ever Won

Q Awards[edit]

The Q Awards are a British annual awards held by music magazine Q. The Beatles have won one time.[38]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1996 Anthology 1 Best Reissue/Compilation Won

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame[edit]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, established in 1983 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. The Beatles were inducted in 1988.[39]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1988 The Beatles Honored Artist Won

UK Music Hall of Fame[edit]

The UK Music Hall of Fame was an awards ceremony to honour musicians for their lifetime contributions to music in the United Kingdom. The first ceremony induced five founder members selected by committee of music experts, one for every decade since the 1950s. The Beatles were awarded for the 1960s.[40]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2004 The Beatles Founding member Won

Vocal Group Hall of Fame[edit]

The Vocal Group Hall Of Fame was founded in 1997 to honor the greatest vocal groups of all time who have achieved worldwide recognition by way of their recordings, television appearances and other entertainment media. The Beatles were inducted in 2004.[41]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2004 The Beatles Honored Artist Won

World Music Awards[edit]

The World Music Awards, established in 1989, are held annually and honour worldwide sales figures. The Beatles have received two competitive awards and the Diamond Award, given to recording artists who have sold over 100 million albums throughout their career.[42]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2001 The Beatles World's Best Selling Pop Rock Artists/Group Won
World's Best Selling British Artist Won
2008 The Beatles Chopard Diamond award Won

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ "About | Billboard Music Awards". Billboard Music Award. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2015. 
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  5. ^ "Brit awards winners list 2013: every winner since 1977". The Guardian. February 21, 2013. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
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  8. ^ "Grammys Past Winners 1966". Grammys Official Site. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
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  10. ^ "Trustees Award". Grammy.org. The Recording Academy. Archived from the original on 2 October 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  11. ^ "GRAMMY Hall Of Fame". Grammy.org. The Recording Academy. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
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  16. ^ "The 9th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain". The Ivors. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  17. ^ "The 10th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain and the Variety Club of Great Britain. They were sponsored by Sir Billy Butlin and took place on 13th July 1965 at the Savoy Hotel, London". The Ivors. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  18. ^ "The 11th Ivor Novello Awards were sponsored by Sir Billy Butlin and presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain at the Hammersmith Palais, London". The Ivors. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  19. ^ "The 12th Ivor Novello Awards were sponsored by Sir Billy Butlin and presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain at the Lyceum Ballroom, London". The Ivors. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  20. ^ "The 13th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain". The Ivors. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  21. ^ "The 14th Ivor Novello Awards were sponsored by the BBC and presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain on 22nd May 1969". The Ivors. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  22. ^ "The 15th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain on 10th May 1970 at Talk of The Town; broadcast on TVR". The Ivors. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
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  25. ^ "The Japan Gold Disc Award 1994". Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  26. ^ "The Japan Gold Disc Award 1997". Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  27. ^ "The Japan Gold Disc Award 2001". Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  28. ^ "MOJO Honours List 2010: The Winners Revealed!". Mojo Music. Archived from the original on June 13, 2010. 
  29. ^ "Meteor Awards cancelled for 2011". Raidió Teilifís Éireann. January 10, 2011. Archived from the original on November 2, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2015. 
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  32. ^ "Awards History - 1965". NME. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  33. ^ "Awards History - 1966". NME. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  34. ^ "Awards History - 1968". NME. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  35. ^ "Awards History - 1970". NME. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  36. ^ "Awards History - 1971". NME. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  37. ^ "Awards History - 2000". NME. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  38. ^ "The Q Awards". EveryHit.com. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  39. ^ "Revisiting The Beatles' 1988 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction". Cleveland.com. The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  40. ^ "UK Music Hall Of Fame". EveryHit.com. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  41. ^ "The Vocal Group Hall Of Fame - The Beatles". VocalGroup.org. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  42. ^ "The World Music Awards". World Music Awards. Retrieved 2017-02-28.