List of awards and nominations for American Idol contestants

This is a list of major award wins and nominations given to American Idol contestants.

Season 1Edit

Kelly ClarksonEdit

  • ASCAP Pop Music Awards
    • 2004: Song Writer Award – "Miss Independent": won
    • 2007:
      • Song of The Year Award – "Because of You": won
      • Most Performed Songs of The Year: won
    • 2010: Most Performed Songs of The Year: won
    ACM Awards
    • 2008: Vocal Event of the Year – "Because of You" (with Reba McEntire): nominated
    • 2012:
      • Single of the Year – "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean): won
      • Vocal Event of the Year – "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean): won
    • 2013: Vocal Event of the Year – "Don't Rush" (with Vince Gill): nominated
    • 2019: Music Event of the Year – "Keeping Score" (with Dan + Shay): nominated
    American Country Awards
    • 2011:
      • Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration – "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean): won
      • Music Video: Duo, Group, or Collaboration – "Don't You Wanna Stay": won
    American Music Awards
    • 2003: Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist: nominated
    • 2005:
      • Favorite Pop/Rock Album – Breakaway: nominated
      • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist: nominated
      • T-Mobile Text-In Award (Artist of the Year): won
      • Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: won
    • 2006:
      • Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: won
      • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist: won
    • 2012:
      • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: nominated
    Billboard Awards
    • 2002:
      • Top Hot 100 Single Sales – "A Moment Like This": won
    • 2005:
      • Hot 100 Artist of the Year: nominated
      • Hot 100 Female Artist: won
      • Pop 100 Artist of the Year: won
      • Pop 100 Female Artist: won
      • Pop 100 Single – "Since U Been Gone": won
      • Pop 100 Airplay Single – "Since U Been Gone": won
      • The Billboard 200 Female Artist: nominated
      • Hot Digital Song Artist: nominated
      • Hot Digital Song – "Since U Been Gone": nominated
      • Hot Digital Track Artist" nominated
      • Hot Digital Track – "Since U Been Gone": won
      • Hot Dance Radio Airplay Artist: won
      • Hot Adult Contemporary Artist: won
      • Hot Adult Contemporary Song – "Breakaway": won
      • Top Soundtrack Single – "Breakaway": won
      • Adult Contemporary Artist: won
    BRIT Awards
    • 2006:
      • Best Pop Act: Nominated
      • Best International Female Artist: nominated
    Country Music Association Awards
    • 2007: Musical Event of the Year – "Because of You" (with Reba McEntire): nominated
    • 2011:
      • Single of the Year – "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean): nominated
      • Musical Event of the Year – "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean): won
    • 2012: Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
    • 2013:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
      • Musical Event of the Year – "Don't Rush": nominated
    CMT Music Awards
    • 2008: Collaborative Video of the Year – "Because of You" (with Reba McEntire): nominated
    • 2011: Collaborative Video of the Year – "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean): nominated
    • 2012: Collaborative Video of the Year – "Don't Rush" (with Vince Gill): nominated
    Critics' Choice Television Award
    • 2020: Best Talk Show – The Kelly Clarkson Show: nominated
    Daytime Emmy Awards
    • 2020
      • Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment – The Kelly Clarkson Show: nom
      • Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host: won
    Dorian Awards
    • 2016: TV Musical Performance of the Year – "Piece By Piece": nominated
    Echo Awards
    • 2007: Best International Pop/Rock Female Artist: nominated
    Golden Raspberry Awards
    • 2003
      • Worst Actress – From Justin to Kelly: nominated
      • Worst Screen Couple – From Justin to Kelly (with Justin Guarini): nominated
    Grammy Awards
    • 2004: Best Female Pop Vocal Performance – "Miss Independent": nominated
    • 2006:
      • Best Pop Album -Breakaway: won
      • Best Female Pop Vocal Performance – "Since U Been Gone": won
    • 2008: Best Country Collaboration – "Because of You" (with Reba McEntire): nominated
    • 2010: Best Pop Album – All I Ever Wanted: nominated
    • 2012: Best Country Duo/Group Performance – "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean): nominated
    • 2013:
      • Record of the Year – "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)": nominated
      • Best Pop Solo Vocal Performance – "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)": nominated
      • Best Pop Vocal Album – Stronger: won
    • 2014: Best Country Duo or Group Performance – "Don't Rush" (with Vince Gill): nominated
    • 2016:
      • Best Pop Solo Vocal Performance – "Heartbeat Song": nominated
      • Best Pop Vocal Album – Piece by Piece: nominated
    • 2017: Best Pop Solo Performance – "Piece by Piece (Idol Version)": nominated
    • 2018: Best Pop Solo Performance – "Love So Soft": nominated
    • 2019: Best Pop Vocal Album – Meaning of Life: nominated
    iHeartRadio Music Awards
    • 2016: Best Cover Song – "Bitch Better Have My Money": nominated
    • 2017: Best Cover Song – "Love on the Brain": nominated
    International Dance Music Awards
    • 2006: Best Pop Dance Track – "Since U Been Gone": nominated
    Juno Awards
    • 2006: International Album of the Year: "Breakaway": nominated
    LOS40 Music Awards
    • 2006: Best International New Artist: nominated
    Meteor Music Awards
    • 2006: Best International Female: nominated
    MTV Video Music Awards Latin America
    • 2005:
      • Best New International Artist: nominated
      • Best International Pop Artist: nominated
    • 2006: Best International Artist: nominated
    MTV Video Music Awards
    • 2003:
      • Best Pop Video – "Miss Independent": nominated
      • Best New Artist – "Miss Independent": nominated
      • Viewer's Choice Award – "Miss Independent": nominated
    • 2005:
      • Best Female Video – "Since U Been Gone": won
      • Best Pop Video – "Since U Been Gone": won
      • Viewer's Choice Award – "Since U Been Gone": nominated
    • 2006:
      • Best Female Video – "Because of You": won
      • Viewer's Choice Award – "Because of You": nominated
    • 2009: Best Female Video – "My Life Would Suck Without You": nominated
    • 2012: Best Video with a Message – "Dark Side": nominated
    • 2013: Best Video with a Social Message – "People Like Us": nominated
    MTV Asia Awards
    • 2006: Favorite Female Artist: won
    MuchMusic Video Awards
    • 2006:
      • Best International Video – "Behind These Hazel Eyes": nominated
    • 2009:
      • Best International Video – "My Life Would Suck Without You": nominated
    • 2011:
      • International Video of the Year – "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)": nominated
      • Most streamed Video of the Year – "Mr. Know It All": nominated
      • People's Choice: Favorite International Artist – "Because of You": won
    Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
    • 2006: Favorite Female Singer: won
    • 2019: Favorite TV Judges – The Voice: nom
    Nickelodeon HALO Awards
    • 2017: HALO Hall of Fame: won
    OFM Awards
    • 2016: International Song of the Year: – "Second Hand Heart" (with Ben Haenow): won
    People's Choice Awards
    • 2006: Favorite Female Performer: won
    • 2006: Best Smile: won
    • 2016: Favorite Pop Artist: nominated
    • 2020: The Daytime Talk Show of 2020 - The Kelly Clarkson Show: nom
    Premios Oye!
    • 2006: English Song of the Year – "Because of You": nominated
    Radio Disney Music Awards
    • 2003:
      • Best Song That Makes You Turn Up the Radio – "Miss Independent": nominated
      • Best Video That Rocks – "Miss Independent": nominated
      • Best Song to Sing Hairbrush Karaoke – "Miss Independent": won
    • 2004:
      • Best Homework Song: – "Breakaway": nominated
      • Best Song to Air Guitars – "Breakaway": nominated
      • Best Video That Rocks – "Breakaway": nominated
    • 2006:
      • Best Female Artist: nominated
      • Best Song You've Heard a Million Times and Still Love – "Since U Been Gone": won
    • 2007
      • Best Female Artist: nominated
      • Best Top 40 Artist: nominated
      • Best Song to Dance to – "Never Again": nominated
      • Best Song to Wake Up to – "Never Again": nominated
      • Best Song to Sing to an Ex – "Never Again": nominated
    • 2018
      • Icon Award: won
    Radio Music Awards
    • 2003:
      • Song Of The Year / Top 40 Radio – "Miss Independent": nominated
      • Best Driving Song – "Miss Independent": nominated
    • 2005: Song Of The Year / Adult Hit Radio – "Breakaway": nominated
      • Song Of The Year / Mainstream Hit Radio – "Since U Been Gone": nominated
      • Song Of The Year / Mainstream Hit Radio – "Behind These Hazel Eyes": nominated
      • Artist Of The Year / Mainstream Hit Radio: won
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2003:
      • Choice Love Song: "A Moment Like This": nominated
      • Choice Breakout Artist: nominated
      • Choice Female Music Artist: won
      • Choice Music Crossover: nominated
      • Choice Movie Chemistry for From Justin to Kelly: nominated
      • Choice Breakout Female Actress for From Justin to Kelly: nominated
    • 2005:
      • Choice Album – Breakaway: won
      • Choice Female Artist: won
      • Choice Single -"Since U Been Gone": won
      • Choice Summer Song – "Behind These Hazel Eyes": won
    • 2006:
      • Choice Female Artist: won
      • Choice Music Single – "Walk Away": nominated
    • 2007: Choice Payback Song – "Never Again": nominated
    • 2009: Choice Music Single – "My Life Would Suck Without You": nominated
    • 2010: Choice Idol Alum: nominated
    • 2012:
      • Choice Music Single: Female – "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)": nominated
      • Choice Break Up Song – "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)": nominated
    • 2015: Choice Music Single: Female – "Heartbeat Song: nominated
    • 2018: Choice TV Personality – The Voice: nominated
    • 2019: Choice Movie Song – "Broken & Beautiful": nominated
    TMF Awards (Belgium)
    • 2006:
      • Best Pop International: won
      • Best Female Pop International: won
    TRL Awards
    • 2006:
      • TRL's 1st Lady: nominated
      • Countdown Killer: won
    World Music Awards
    • 2003: Best New Female Artist: nominated
    • 2005: World's Best-Selling Pop Female Artist: nominated
    • 2013:
      • World's Best Female Artist: nominated
      • World's Best Entertainer of the Year: nominated
Women's World Award
    • 2009: World Entertainment Award: won

Tamyra GrayEdit

Season 2Edit

Ruben StuddardEdit

Clay AikenEdit

Kimberley LockeEdit

Josh GracinEdit

Carmen RasmussenEdit

  • New Music Weekly Awards
    • 2005: Carmen Rasmusen: New Country Artist of the Year: won

Kimberly CaldwellEdit

Season 3Edit

Fantasia BarrinoEdit

  • American Music Awards
    • 2005:
      • Favorite Female R&B Artist: nominated
      • Favorite R&B/Soul Album – Free Yourself: nominated
    • 2007: Favorite Female R&B Artist: nominated
    BET Awards
    • 2005:
      • Best New Artist: nominated
      • Best Female R&B Artist: nominated
    Billboard Awards
    • 2004:
      • Top Hot 100 Single Sales – "I Believe"
      • Top R&B/Hip-Hop Sales Single – "I Believe"
    • 2005:
      • Top New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist
      • Top Hot Adult R&B Artist
    Grammy Awards
    • 2006:
      • Best Female R&B Vocal Performance – "Free Yourself": nominated
      • Best R&B Album – Free Yourself: Nominated
      • Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance – "Summertime": nominated
    • 2008:
      • Best Female R&B Vocal Performance – "When I See U": nominated
      • Best Contemporary R&B Album – Fantasia: nominated
    • 2009: Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals – "I'm His Only Woman" (with Jennifer Hudson): nominated
    • 2011:
      • Best R&B Album –Back to Me': nominated
      • Best R&B Vocal Performance – "Bittersweet": won
    • 2014:
      • Best Urban Contemporary Album – Side Effects Of You nominated
      • Best R&B Song – "Without Me" (featuring Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliott)": nominated
      • Best Traditional R&B Performance – "Get It Right": nominated
    • 2017: Best Traditional R&B Performance – "Sleeping with the One I Love": nominated
    Image Awards
    • 2005: Outstanding Female Artist: won
    • 2007:
    • 2009:
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group (with Jennifer Hudson): won
      • Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration – "I'm His Only Woman" (with Jennifer Hudson): nominated
    • 2011: NAACP Image Award for Best R&B Song – "Bittersweet": won
    Soul Train Awards
    • 2005: Best New R&B/Soul or Rap Artist – "I Believe": nominated
    • 2006: Best Female R&B/Soul Album – Free Yourself: nominated
    • 2010:
      • Record of the Year – "Bittersweet": nominated
      • Best Female R&B Soul Artist" nominated
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2004: Choice Female Reality/Variety Star for American Idol: nominated
    • 2005:
      • Choice Female Breakout Artist:: nominated
      • Choice R&B Artist: nominated
    Theatre World Award
    • 2007: Outstanding Broadway Debut Performance – "The Color Purple": won
    Vibe Music Awards
    • 2005: R&B Voice of the Year: nominated

Jasmine TriasEdit

  • MTV Pilipinas
    • 2006: Favorite Hip-Hop/R&B Video – "Lose Control": nominated

LaToya LondonEdit

  • NAACP Theater Awards
    • 2008: Best Supporting Female – Equity, The Color Purple: nominated

Jennifer HudsonEdit

  • Academy Awards
    BAFTA
    • 2007: Actress in a Supporting Role – Dreamgirls: won
    BET Awards
    • 2007:
      • Best New Artist: won
      • Best Actress: won
      • Best Female R&B Artist: nominated
    • 2009:
      • Best Actress: nominated
      • Best Female R&B Artist: nominated
    • 2011: Best Female R&B Artist: nominated
    Billboard Awards
    • 2012: Top R&B Album – I Remember Me: nominated
    Black Reel Awards
    • 2006:
      • Best Supporting Actress: Dreamgirls: won
      • Best Breakthrough Performance: Dreamgirls: won
    • 2008:
      • Best Ensemble – The Secret Life of Bees: nominated
      • Best Actress – The Secret Life of Bees: nominated
    Golden Globes
    • 2007:
      • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Dreamgirls: won
      • Best Motion Picture (starring role) – Dreamgirls: won
    Grammy Awards
    • 2008: Best Original Soundtrack – Dreamgirls: nominated
    • 2009:
      • Best Female R&B Vocal Performance – "Spotlight": nominated
      • Best R&B Album – Jennifer Hudson: won
      • Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals – "I'm His Only Woman" (with Fantasia): nominated
    • 2015: Best R&B Performance – "It's Your World": nominated
    • 2017: Best Musical Theater Album – The Color Purple: won
    Image Awards
    • 2007: Best Supporting Actress in a Movie – Dreamgirls: won
    • 2009:
      • Outstanding New Artist: won
      • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Movie – "The Secret Life of Bees": nominated
      • Outstanding Female Artist: Nominated
      • Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration – "I'm His Only Woman" (with Fantasia Barrino): nominated
      • Outstanding Music Video – "Spotlight": nominated
      • Outstanding Song – "Spotlight": nominated
      • Outstanding Album: Jennifer Hudson: won
    • 2012:
      • Outstanding Female Artist: Nominated
      • Outstanding Album – I Remember Me: won
      • Outstanding Music Video – "Where You At": won
      • Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture – Winnie Mandela: nominated
    • 2015: Outstanding Female Artist: nominated
    • 2015: Outstanding Album – J-Hud: nominated
    • 2016: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – "Chi-Raq": nominated
    MTV Movie Awards
    • 2007: Best Performance – Dreamgirls: nominated
    Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
    • 2019: Favorite TV Judges – The Voice: nom
    People's Choice Awards
    • 2010: Choice R&B Artist: nominated
    • 2014: Favorite Humanitarian: won
    • 2015: Choice R&B Artist: nominated
    Satellite Awards
    • 2007: Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Dreamgirls: won
    Screen Actors Guild Awards
    • 2007:
      • Outstanding Ensemble in a Motion Picture – Dreamgirls: nominated
      • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Dreamgirls: won
    Soul Train Awards
    • 2009:
      • Best R&B/Soul Female: nominated
      • Song of the Year – "Spotlight": nominated
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2007:
      • Choice Breakout Film Actress -Dreamgirls: nominated
      • Choice Film Actress Drama/Adventure – Dreamgirls: won
    • 2009:
      • Choice Music R&B Artist: nominated
      • Choice Music R&B Single – "If It Isn't Love": nominated
    • 2010: Choice American Idol Alum: nominated

Season 4Edit

Carrie UnderwoodEdit

  • ACM Awards
    • 2006:
      • Top Female Vocalist: nominated
      • Top New Female Vocalist: won
      • Single Record of the Year – "Jesus, Take the Wheel": won
    • 2007:
      • Single Record of the Year – "Before He Cheats": nominated
      • Song of the Year – "Before He Cheats": nominated
      • Album of the Year – Some Hearts: won
      • Top Female Vocalist: won
      • Video of the Year – "Before He Cheats": won
    • 2008:
      • Top Female Vocalist: won
    • 2009:
      • Entertainer of the Year: won
      • Top Female Vocalist: won
      • Video of the Year – "Just a Dream": nominated
      • Album of the Year – Carnival Ride: nominated
    • 2010:
      • Entertainer of the Year: won
      • Triple Crown Award: won
      • Top Female Vocalist: nominated
      • Song of the Year (as artist and composer) – "Cowboy Casanova": nominated
      • Album of the Year – Play On, nominated
      • Vocal Event of the Year – "I Told You So (feat. Randy Travis): nominated
    • 2012:
      • Top Female Vocalist: nominated
      • Vocal Event of the Year – "Remind Me" (with Brad Paisley): nominated
    • 2013:
      • Top Female Vocalist: nominated
      • Album of the Year: Blown Away: nominated
    • 2014:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
      • Gene Weed Special Achievement Award: won
      • Video of the Year – "Two Black Cadillacs": nominated
    • 2015:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
      • Vocal Event of the Year – "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert): nominated
      • Video of the Year – "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert): nominated
    • 2016:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
    • 2017:
      • Entertainer of the Year: nom
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nom
    • 2018:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nom
      • Vocal Event of the Year – “The Fighter” (with Keith Urban): won
    • 2019:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nom
    • 2020:
      • Entertainer of the Year: Pending
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: Pending
    American Country Awards
    • 2010:
      • Artist of the Year: won
      • Female Artist of the Year: won
      • Touring Artist of the Year – Play On Tour: won
      • Female Single of the Year – "Cowboy Casanova": won
      • Female Video of the Year – "Cowboy Casanova": won
      • Album of the Year – Play On: won
    • 2011:
      • Female Artist of the Year: won
      • Touring Artist of the Year: nominated
      • Female Single of the Year – "Mama's Song": won
      • Female Music Video of the Year – "Mama's Song": won
    • 2012:
      • Female Artist of the Year: won
      • Single by a Female Artist – "Good Girl": nominated
      • Single by a Vocal Collaboration – "Remind Me" (with Brad Paisley): won
      • Music Video by a Female Artist – "Good Girl": nominated
    • 2013:
      • Female Artist of the Year: nominated
      • Touring Artist of the Year – Blown Away Tour: nominated
      • Female Single of the Year – "Two Black Cadillacs: nominated
      • Female Music Video of the Year – "Blown Away": won
    American Music Awards
    • 2006:
      • Favorite Female Country Artist: nominated
      • Breakthrough Artist Award: won
    • 2007:
      • Artist of the Year: won
      • Favorite Female Country Artist: won
      • Favorite Country Album – Some Hearts: won
    • 2008:
      • Favorite Female Country Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Country Album – Carnival Ride: won
    • 2009:
      • Favorite Female Country Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Female Country Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Country Album – Play On: won
    • 2012:
      • Favorite Female Country Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Country Album – Blown Away: won
    • 2013: Favorite Female Country Artist: nominated
    • 2014: Favorite Female Country Artist: won
    • 2015: Favorite Female Country Artist: won
    • 2016:
      • Artist of the Year: nominated
      • Favorite Female Country Artist: won
      • Favorite Country Album – Storyteller: won
    • 2017: Favorite Female Country Artist: won
    • 2018: Favorite Female Country Artist: won
    Billboard Music Award
    • 2005: Top Hot 100 Single Sales – "Independence Day/Inside Your Heaven": won
    • 2006:
      • Top Billboard 200 Album – Some Hearts: won
      • Top Country Album – Some Hearts: won
      • Top Country Album Artist (Female): won
      • Top New Country Artist: won
      • Top Hot Country Sales Artist: won
      • Top Country Artist – Female (Singles & Albums): won
      • Top Billboard 200 Album Artist: won
    • 2007:
      • Top Billboard 200 Artist- Female: won
      • Top Country Album – Some Hearts: won
      • Top Country Album Artist (Female): won
      • Top Country Artist- Female (Singles & Albums): won'
      • Top Country Artist: won
    • 2008: Top Hot Country Songs Artist: won
    • 2013:
      • Top Country Artist: nominated
      • Top Country Album – Blown Away: nominated
    • 2014, Milestone Award": won
    • 2015, Top Christian Song – "Something in the Water": won
    • 2016, Top Country Artist: nominated
    • 2016, Top Country Album - Storyteller: nominated
    CMT Music Awards
    • 2006:
      • Breakthrough Video of the Year – "Jesus Take the Wheel": won
      • Female Video of the Year -"Jesus Take the Wheel": won
      • Most Inspiring Video – "Jesus Take the Wheel": nominated
    • 2007:
      • Video of the Year – "Before He Cheats": won
      • Female Video of the Year – "Before He Cheats": won
    • 2008:
      • Video of the Year – "Wasted": nominated
      • Female Video of the Year – "Wasted": nominated
    • 2009:
      • Video of the Year – "Just A Dream": nominated
    • 2010:
      • Video of the Year – "Cowboy Casanova": won
      • CMT Performance of the Year – "Temporary Home" from CMT: Invitational Only: won
      • Female Video of the Year – "Cowboy Casanova": nominated
    • 2011:
      • Video of the Year – "Undo It" nominated
      • Female Video of the Year – "Undo It": nominated
    • 2012:
      • Video of the Year – "Good Girl": won
      • Video of the Year – "Remind Me" (with Brad Paisley): nominated
      • Female Video of the Year – "Good Girl": nominated
      • Collaborative Video of the Year – "Remind Me" (with Brad Paisley): won
      • CMT Performance of the Year – "Just a Dream"/"Dream On" (with Steven Tyler): nominated
    • 2013:
      • Video of the Year: – "Blown Away": won
      • Female Video of the Year – "Two Black Cadillacs": nominated
    • 2014:
      • Video of the Year – "See You Again": won
      • Female Video of the Year – "See You Again": nominated
    • 2015:
      • Video of the Year – "Something' in the Water": won
      • Video of the Year – "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert): nominated
      • Female Video of the Year – "Something in the Water": won
      • Female Video of the Year – "Little Toy Guns": nominated
      • Collaborative Video of the Year – "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert): won
    • 2016:
      • Video of the Year – "Smoke Break": nominated
      • Female Video of the Year: – "Smoke Break": won
    • 2017:
      • Video of the Year – "Church Bells": nominated
      • Female Video of the Year – "Church Bells": won
      • Collaborative Video of the Year – "The Fighter" (with Keith Urban): won
    • 2018:
      • Video of the Year – "The Champion" (with Ludacris): nominated
      • Female Video of the Year – "The Champion" (with Ludacris): won
      • Collaborative Video of the Year – "The Champion" (with Ludacris): nominated
      • CMT Performance of the Year – "The Fighter" (with Keith from the 2017 CMT Music Awards): nominated
    • 2019:
      • Video of the Year – "Cry Pretty": won
      • Female Video of the Year – "Love Wins": won
    Canadian Country Music Awards
    • 2006: SOCAN Song of the Year – "Jesus Take The Wheel" won
    Country Music Association Awards
    • 2006:
      • Horizon Award: won
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: won
    • 2007:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: won
      • Single of the Year – "Before He Cheats": won
      • Music Video of the Year – "Before He Cheats": nominated
      • Song Of The Year – "Before He Cheats": nominated
    • 2008:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: won
      • Album of the Year – Carnival Ride: nominated
    • 2009:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
      • Musical Event of the Year for – "I Told You So" (feat. Randy Travis): nominated
    • 2011: Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
    • 2012: Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
    • 2013:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
      • Album of the Year – Blown Away: nominated
      • Music Video of the Year – "Blown Away": nominated
    • 2014:
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
      • Vocal Event of the Year – "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert): nominated
      • Music Video of the Year – "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert): nominated
    • 2015: Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
    • 2016
      • Entertainer of the Year: nominated
      • Female Vocaliat of the Year: won
      • Album of the Year – Storyteller: nominated
    • 2017
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nominated
    • 2018
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: won
      • Music Video of the a Year: "Cry Pretty": nominated
    • 2019
      • Entertainer of the Year: nom
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: nom
      • Album of the Year – Cry Pretty: nom
    • 2020
      • Entertainer of the Year: pending
      • Female Vocalist of the Year: pending
    Dove Awards
    • 2006: Country Recorded Song of the Year – "Jesus, Take the Wheel": won
    Golden Globes
    • 2011: Best Original Song – "There's a Place for Us" (with David Hodges & Hillary Lindsey): nominated
    Grammy Awards
    • 2007:
      • Best New Artist: won
      • Best Female Country Vocal Performance – "Jesus, Take the Wheel": won
    • 2008:
      • Best Female Country Vocal Performance – "Before He Cheats": won
      • Best Country Collaboration – "Oh Love": nominated
    • 2009: Best Female Country Vocal Performance – "Last Name": won
    • 2010:
      • Best Female Country Vocal Performance – "Just A Dream": nominated
      • Best Country Collaboration with Vocals – "I Told You So" (with Randy Travis): won
    • 2011: Best Female Country Vocal Performance – "Temporary Home": nominated
    • 2012: Best Country Solo Performance – "Mama's Song": nominated
    • 2013: Best Country Solo Performance – "Blown Away": won
    • 2015:
      • Best Country Solo Performance – "Something in the Water": won
      • Best Country Duo/Group Performance – "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert): nominated
    • 2016: Best Country Solo Performance – "Little Toy Guns": nominated
    • 2017: Best Country Solo Performance – "Church Bells": nominated
    iHeartRadio Music Awards
    • 2016:
      • Country Artist of the Year: nominated
    • 2017:
      • Country Artist of the Year: nominated
      • Country Song of the Year – "Church Bells": nominated
    MTV Video Music Awards
    • 2007: Best New Artist – "Before He Cheats": nominated
    People's Choice Awards
    • 2007:
      • Favorite Female Performer: won
      • Favorite Country Song – "Before He Cheats", won
    • 2009:
      • Favorite Female Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Country Artist: won
      • Favorite Star – 35 Under: won
      • Favorite Female Performer: won
      • Favorite Country Song – "Last Name": won
    • 2010:
      • Favorite Female Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Country Artist: won
    • 2013:
      • Favorite Country Artist: nominated
      • Favorite Album – Blown Away: nominated
      • Favorite Female Artist: nominated
    • 2014: Favorite Female Country Artist: nominated
    • 2015: Favorite Female Country Artist: won
    • 2016: Favorite Female Country Artist: won
    • 2017: Favorite Female Country Artist: won
    • 2018: Female Artist: nominated
    • 2018: Country Artist: nominated
    • 2019: Country Artist: pending
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2005: Choice Summer Song – "Inside Your Heaven": nominated
    • 2006:
      • Choice Female Breakout Artist: nominated
      • Choice Female Artist: nominated
    • 2007
      • Choice Music Payback – "Before He Cheats": nominated
      • Choice Female Artist: nominated
    • 2008: Carrie Underwood Choice Red Carpet Female Icon: won
    • 2009: Choice Female Artist Album – Carnival Ride: nominated
    • 2010:
      • Choice American Idol Alum: nominated
      • Choice Music: Country Song – "Undo It": nominated
      • Choice Music: Country Album – Play On: nominated
      • Choice Female Country Artist: nominated
    • 2012: Choice Female Country Artist: nominated
    • 2013: Choice Female Country Artist: nominated
    • 2014:
      • Choice Female Country Artist: nominated
      • Choice Music: Country Song – "Somethin' Bad" (with/Miranda Lambert): nominated
    • 2015:
      • Choice Music: Country Artist: won
      • Choice Music: Country Song – "Little Toy Guns": won'
    • 2016: Choice Music: Country Artist: won
    • 2017: Choice Music: Country Artist: won
    • 2017: Choice Music: Country Song – "The Fighter" (with/Keith Urban): nominated
    • 2018: Choice Music: Country Artist: won
    • 2018: Choice Music: County Song – "Cry Pretty": nominated
    World Music Awards
    • 2006: World's Best-Selling New Artist: nominated

Constantine MaroulisEdit

Season 5Edit

Taylor HicksEdit

Katharine McPheeEdit

Chris Daughtry/DaughtryEdit

  • American Music Awards
    • 2007: Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: won
      • Favorite Pop/Rock Album – Daughtry: Won
      • Favorite Breakthrough Artist: won
      • Fan Choice Award: nominated
    • 2008: Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group: Winner
      • Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: nominated
    • 2009: Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: nominated
    Billboard Awards
    • 2007: Top Pop Duo or Group: won
      • Top Pop New Artist: won
      • Hot 100 Duo or Group: won
      • Top Billboard 200 Album – Daughtry (album): won
      • Top Billboard 200 Artist: won
      • Top Billboard 200 Duo or Group: won
  • Kids Choice Awards
    • 2009: Favorite Band: nominated
    Grammy Awards
    • 2008: Best Rock Album – Daughtry: nominated
      • Best Rock Song – "It's Not Over": nominated
      • Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group – "It's Not Over": nominated
      • Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group – "Home": nominated
    MTV Video Music Awards
    • 2007: Monster Single of the Year – "Home": nominated
    People's Choice Awards
    • 2007: Best Rock Song – "Home": won
    • 2010: Best Rock Group: nominated
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2007: Choice Breakout Group: nominated
      • Choice Rock Track – "It's Not Over": nominated
  • World Music Awards
    • 2007, Worlds Best Selling Rock Group Of 2007: won
      • Worlds Best Selling New Artist Of 2007: won

Kellie PicklerEdit

  • Academy of Country Music
    • 2007: New Female Vocalist: nominated
    • 2008: New Female Vocalist: nominated
    American Country Awards
    • 2013: Female Video of the Year – "Someone Somewhere Tonight": nominated
    ASCAP Awards
    • 2007: Songwriter Award – "Red High Heels": won
    • 2008: Songwriter Award – "I Wonder": won
    CMT Music Awards
    • 2007: Breakthrough Video of the Year – "Red High Heels": nominated
    • 2008: Best Performance – "I Wonder" CMT Music Awards USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year: won
      • Best Tearjerker Video – "I Wonder": won
      • Best Performance – "I Wonder" @ CMA Awards: won
    • 2009: Female Video of the Year – "Don't You Know You're Beautiful": nominated
    Country Music Association Awards
    • 2007: Horizon Award: nominated
    • 2008: New Artist of the Year: nominated
    ASCAP Awards
    • 2007: Songwriter Award – "Red High Heels": won
    • 2008: Songwriter Award – "I Wonder": won
    Daytime Emmy Award
    • 2018: Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host – Picker & Ben: nominated
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2011: Choice Female Country Artist: nominated
    • 2012: Choice Female Country Artist: nominated

Ace YoungEdit

  • Grammy Awards
    • 2008: Best Rock Song – "It's Not Over" (as a songwriter): nominated

MandisaEdit

  • Grammy Awards
    • 2008: Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album – True Beauty: nominated
    • 2010: Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album – Freedom: nominated
    • 2012: Best Contemporary Christian Music Album – What If We Were Real: nominated
    • 2014: Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance – Overcomer: won
      • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album – Overcomer: won

Season 6Edit

Jordin SparksEdit

  • American Music Awards
    • 2008: Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist: won
    BET Awards
    • 2008: Viewer's Choice – "No Air": nominated
      • Best Heartbreak Video – "No Air" (with Chris Brown): Won
    Grammy Awards
    • 2009: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals – "No Air" (with Chris Brown): nominated
    Image Awards
    • 2008: Outstanding New Artist: won
    • 2009: Outstanding Duo or Group/ Collaboration: nominated
    MTV Video Music Awards
    • 2008: Best Female Video – "No Air": nominated
      • Best New Artist – "No Air": nominated
    MTV Australia Awards
    • 2009: Best Collaboration for "No Air": nominated
    People's Choice Awards
    • 2008: Favorite Combined Forces for "No Air" (with Chris Brown): won
      • Favorite Pop Song for "No Air": nominated
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2007: Choice Female Reality/Variety Star for American Idol: nominated
    • 2008: Choice Hook Up Song – "No Air": won
      • Choice Breakthrough Artist: nominated
      • Choice Love Song – "No Air": nominated

Sanjaya MalakarEdit

Season 7Edit

David CookEdit

  • ASCAP Pop Awards
    • 2010: Most Performed Songs of The Year Award: "Light On": won
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2008: Choice Male Reality/Variety Star for American Idol: won
    • 2009: Choice Male Artist Album – David Cook: nominated
      • Choice Breakout Artist: nominated
    The New Music Awards
    • 2008: Top 40 Male Artist of the Year: won[1]
    Nashville Music Awards
    • 2009: Song of the Year – "Time of My Life": won

David ArchuletaEdit

  • Alma Awards
    • 2009: Music Rising Star: won
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2008: Choice Summer Most Fanatic Fan: won
      • Choice Best Smile: won
    • 2009: Choice Music Tour: won
      • Choice Breakout Artist: won
      • Choice Love Song – "Crush": won
    • 2010: Choice American Idol Alum: won
      • Choice Most Fanatic Fan: nominated

Season 8Edit

Kris AllenEdit

Adam LambertEdit

  • All Headline News
    • 2010: Top Live Act of 2010, 7th on list
    Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People
    • 2009: Barbara Walters 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009, 7th on list
    Billboard Year-End Chart Awards
    • 2009:
      • Top Artist: nominated
      • Top 200 Album – For Your Entertainment: nominated
      • Top Hot 100 Song – "Whataya Want From Me": nominated
      • Top Radio Song – "Whataya Want From Me": nominated
      • Top Digital Song – "Whataya Want From Me": nominated
      • Top Adult Contemporary Song – "Whataya Want From Me": nominated
      • Top Canadian Hot 100 Song – "Whataya Want From Me": nominated
    Billboard Japan Music Awards
    • 2009: Top Pop Artist: nominated
    BMI Pop Music Award
    • 2011: Award-Winning Songs – "Whataya Want From Me": won
    Bravo Otto Awards Germany
    • 2011: Best International Artist: nominated
    BT Digital Music Awards
    • 2011" People's Choice Award for Best Fan Site for an Artist: nominated
    CMA Wild and Young Awards Germany
    • 2010: Best International Male Singer, won
    • 2010: Best International Single – "Whataya Want From Me": won
    CMT Music Awards
      • 2016: CMT Peforamnce of the Year – "Girl Crush" (with Leona Lewis): nominated
    EMMA Award Finland
    • 2010: People's Choice: nominated
    EQCA Equality Awards
    • 2011: Equality Idol Award: won
    Flecking Records, UK
    • 2010:
      • Entertainer of the Year: won
      • Sexiest Male Celebrity: won
    • 2011:
      • Male Style Icon Of The Year: won
      • Male Twitterer Of The Year, won
      • Male Musician Of The Year, won
      • Male Star Of The Year, won
      • Good News Of The Year ("Whataya Want from Me" Grammy nomination): Winner
    Fonogram Hungarian Music Awards
    • 2011: International Modern Pop.Rock Album of the Year – For Your Entertainment: Winner
    GLAAD Media Awards
    • 2010: Outstanding Music Artist: nominated
    Grammy Awards
    • 2011: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance – "Whataya Want From Me": nominated
    Mashable Awards (Social Media)
    • 2011: Must-Follow Musician on Social Media: nominated
    MTV O Music Awards
    • 2011:
      • Must Follow Artist on Twitter: won
      • Fan Army FTW: nominated
    • 2012:
      • Must Follow Artist on Twitter: nominated
      • Fan Army FTW: nominated
    MuchMusic Video Awards
    • 2010:
      • UR Fave International Video – "Whataya Want From Me"" Winner
      • International Video Of The Year – Artist: nominated
    NewNowNext Awards
    • 2012: Super Fan Site www.adam-lambert.org: nominated
    [NRJ Radio]] Germany
    • 2010: Best Song of 2010 – "Whataya Want from Me": Winner
    People's Choice Awards
    • 2009: Breakthrough Artist: nominated
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2009:
    • 2010: Choice Music: Male Artist: nominated
    Time Top 100 Poll of Most Influential People in the World
    • 2009: Time Top 100 Poll, 90th on list
    VH1 Do Something Awards
    • 2011: Do Something Music Artist: nominated
    Young Hollywood Awards
    • 2009: Artist of the Year: won

Danny GokeyEdit

Allison IrahetaEdit

Matt GiraudEdit

Anoop DesaiEdit

Lil RoundsEdit

Scott MacIntyreEdit

Megan JoyEdit

Michael SarverEdit

Season 9Edit

Lee DeWyzeEdit

  • Teen Choice Awards
    • 2010: Choice Male Reality TV Star for American Idol: won
  • Malibu Music Awards
    • 2012: Best Album Award: won
      • Rock Alternative Award: won

Crystal BowersoxEdit

  • Teen Choice Awards
    • 2010: Choice TV: Female Reality/Variety Star for American Idol: nominated

Season 10Edit

Scotty McCreeryEdit

Lauren AlainaEdit

  • ACM Awards
    • 2018:
      • New Female Vocalist of the Year: won
      • Vocal Event of the Year – "What If’s" (with Kane Brown): nom
    American Country Awards
    • 2012: New Artist of the Year: won
    Billboard Music Award
    • 2018: Top Country Song – "What If’s" (with Kane Brown): nominated
    CMT Music Awards
    • 2012: USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year – "Like My Mother Does": nominated
    • 2017: Breakthrough Video of the Year – "Road Less Traveled": won
    • 2018:
      • Video of the Year – "What If’s" (with Kane Brown): Nominated
      • Female Video of the Year – "Doin’ Fine": nominated
      • Collaborative Video of the Year – "What If’s" (with Kane Brown): won
    Country Music Association Awards
    • 2017: New Artist of the Year: nominated
    • 2018: New Artist of the Year: nominated
    Golden Mic Awards
    • 2018: Best Club Act: nominated
    Music Row Awards
    • 2017: Breakthrough Artist Writ of the Year: won
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2012:
      • Choice Female Country Artist: nominated
      • Choice Female Reality TV Star: nominated
    Inspirational Country Music Awards
    • 2011: Inspirational Video – "Like My Mother Does": nominated
    Radio Disney Music Awards
    • 2017: Country Best New Artist: nominated

Season 11Edit

Phillip PhillipsEdit

  • American Music Awards
    • 2013: New Artist of the Year: nominated
    Billboard Music Awards
    • 2013: Top Rock Album – "The World From the Side of the Moon": nominated
      • Top Rock Song – "Home": nominated
    World Music Awards
    • 2012: World's Best Song "Home": nominated
    • 2012: World's Best Male Artist: nominated
    Teen Choice Awards
    • 2012: Choice Love Song – "Home": nominated
      • Choice Breakout Artist: nominated
    • 2013: Choice Male Artist: nominated
    BMI Pop Music Award
    • 2014: Award-Winning Songs – "Raging Fire": won

Colton DixonEdit

  • GMA Dove Awards
    • 2013: New Artist of the Year: nominated
      • Best Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year – "A Messenger" : won
      • Best Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year – "You Are": nominated
    • 2015: Best Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year – "Anchor": nominated

Season 14Edit

Clark BeckhamEdit

Season 16Edit

Maddie PoppeEdit

Gabby BarrettEdit

By major awardsEdit

Grammy AwardsEdit

Grammy Award notes:

  • Kelly Clarkson became the first American Idol alum and winner to win a Grammy
  • Kelly Clarkson & Ruben Studdard became the first American Idol alums and winners to be nominated for a Grammy
  • Most Grammy nominations: Kelly Clarkson with 15 nominations.
  • Most Grammy wins: Carrie Underwood with seven awards
  • Most Grammy-nominated season: season 5 (Chris Daughtry, Mandisa & Ace Young)
  • Clarkson, Studdard, Barrino, Underwood and Sparks are the only winners to be nominated for a Grammy
  • Adam Lambert is the only runner-up to be nominated for a Grammy.
  • Clarkson, Hudson and Mandisa are the only contestants to win a Grammy for an album
  • Clarkson was the first to have an album nominated for a Grammy and to win it
  • Clarkson is the first to win a Grammy for an album more than once
  • Clarkson is the first and only to have a song nominated for Record of the Year
  • Underwood is the first and only to be nominated for Best New Artist
  • Underwood is the first and only alum to win a Big Four Grammy category – Best New Artist in 2007
  • Underwood became the first alum to have a song nominated for Song of the Year
  • Clarkson and Underwood are the only alums to have a song nominated for Song of the Year, though they themselves were not nominated, not being the songwriters.
  • Underwood is also the fastest alum to win a Grammy Award, 1 year and 4 months since the release of her debut album, Some Hearts
  • Five of Clarkson's eight albums have been nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album
  • Clarkson, Hudson, and Underwood are the only Idol winners to win one or more Grammys
  • Fantasia Barrino, Mandisa, and Chris Daughtry, Jennifer Hudson earned Grammy nominations for their debut albums
  • Daughtry, Jordin Sparks, Ruben Studdard, Ace Young, Danny Gokey, and Adam Lambert have never won, though each has been nominated at least once.
  • Eleven Idol alums have been nominated for Grammys.
  • Total Grammy nominations earned by Idol finalists: sixty-one nominations, fourteen wins.
Fantasia Barrino (1 win, 12 nominations)
Year Category Track / Album Result
2006 Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance "Summertime" Nominated
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance "Free Yourself" Nominated
Best R&B Album Free Yourself Nominated
2008 Best Contemporary R&B Album Fantasia Nominated
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance "When I See U" Nominated
2009 Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals "I'm His Only Woman" (with Jennifer Hudson) Nominated
2011 Best Female R&B Vocal Performance "Bittersweet" Won
Best R&B Album Back to Me Nominated
2014 Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance "Get It Right" Nominated
Best R&B Song "Without Me" Nominated
Best Urban Contemporary Album Side Effects of You Nominated
2017 Best Traditional R&B Performance "Sleeping with the One I Love" Nominated
Kelly Clarkson (3 wins, 15 nominations)
2004 Best Female Pop Vocal Performance "Miss Independent" Nominated
2006 "Since U Been Gone" Won
Best Pop Vocal Album Breakaway Won
2008 Best Country Collaboration "Because of You" (with Reba McEntire) Nominated
2010 Best Pop Vocal Album All I Ever Wanted Nominated
2012 Best Country Duo or Group Performance "Don't You Wanna Stay" (with Jason Aldean) Nominated
2013 Best Pop Solo Performance "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" Nominated
Record of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Vocal Album Stronger Won
2014 Best Country Duo or Group Performance "Don't Rush" (with Vince Gill) Nominated
2016 Best Pop Solo Performance "Heartbeat Song" Nominated
Best Pop Vocal Album Piece by Piece Nominated
2017 Best Pop Solo Performance "Piece by Piece (Idol Version)" Nominated
2018 "Love So Soft" Nominated
2019 Best Pop Vocal Album Meaning of Life Nominated
Chris Daughtry/Daughtry (4 nominations)
2008 Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals "Home" Nominated
Best Rock Album Daughtry Nominated
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals "It's Not Over" Nominated
Best Rock Song Nominated
Danny Gokey (2 nominations)
2018 Best Contemporary Christian Album Rise Nominated
2020 Haven't Seen It Yet Nominated
Jennifer Hudson (2 wins, 6 nominations)
2008 Best Motion Picture Soundtrack or Compilation Dreamgirls Soundtrack Nominated
2009 Best Female R&B Vocal Performance "Spotlight" Nominated
Best R&B Album Jennifer Hudson Won
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals "I'm His Only Woman" (with Fantasia) Nominated
2015 Best R&B Performance "It's Your World" (feat. R. Kelly) Nominated
2017 Best Music Theater Album The Color Purple Won
Adam Lambert (1 nomination)
2011 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "Whataya Want From Me" Nominated
Mandisa (1 win, 5 nominations)
2008 Best Contemporary Pop Gospel Album True Beauty Nominated
2010 Freedom Nominated
2012 Best Contemporary Christian Music Album What If We Were Real Nominated
2014 Best Christian/Gospel Performance "Overcomer" Nominated
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album Overcomer Won
Jordin Sparks (1 nomination)
2009 Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals "No Air" (with Chris Brown) Nominated
Ruben Studdard (1 nomination)
2004 Best Male R&B Vocal Performance "Superstar" Nominated
Carrie Underwood (7 wins, 14 nominations)
2007 Best New Artist N/A Won
Best Female Country Vocal Performance "Jesus, Take the Wheel" Won
2008 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals "Oh Love" Nominated
Best Female Country Vocal Performance "Before He Cheats" Won
2009 "Last Name" Won
2010 "Just a Dream" Nominated
Best Country Collaboration with Vocals "I Told You So" Won
2011 Best Female Country Vocal Performance "Temporary Home" Nominated
2012 Best Country Solo Performance "Mama's Song" Nominated
2013 "Blown Away" Won
2015 "Something in the Water" Won
Best Country Duo or Group Performance "Somethin' Bad" (with Miranda Lambert) Nominated
2016 Best Country Solo Performance "Little Toy Guns" Nominated
2017 "Church Bells" Nominated
Ace Young (1 nomination)
2008 Best Rock Song "It's Not Over" (Daughtry) as songwriter Nominated

American Music AwardsEdit

Notes:

  • Kelly Clarkson was the first Idol alumni to be nominated for an AMA.
  • Carrie Underwood has won the most AMA's with thirteen.
  • Underwood has been nominated the most with twenty-one.
  • Clarkson and Underwood are the only nominees and/or winners for Artist of the Year.
  • Clarkson, Underwood and Daughtry are the only ones who have has albums nominated.
  • All six of Underwood's albums have won Favorite Country Album.

Academy AwardsEdit

  • Jennifer Hudson is the only alum to be nominated for and win an Oscar.
Jennifer Hudson
Year Category Work Result
2007 Best Supporting Actress Dreamgirls Won

BAFTAEdit

  • Jennifer Hudson is the only alum to be nominated for and win a BAFTA.
Jennifer Hudson
Year Category Work Result
2007 Best Supporting Actress Dreamgirls Won

Brit AwardsEdit

  • Kelly Clarkson is the only alum to be nominated for a Brit Award.
Kelly Clarkson
Year Category Work Result
2006 Best Pop Act Herself Nominated
Best International Female Artist Nominated

Emmy AwardEdit

Emmy Awards notes:

  • Kellie Pickler and Kelly Clarkson are the only alums to be nominated for an Emmy.
  • Kellie Pickler was the first to be nominated for an Emmy.
  • Kelly Clarkson is the first and only winner to be nominated for an Emmy.
  • Clarkson is the first winner and alum to win an Emmy.

Daytime Emmy AwardEdit

Kelly Clarkson
Year Category Work Result
2020 Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment The Kelly Clarkson Show Nominated
Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host Won
Kellie Pickler
2018 Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host Pickler & Ben Nominated

Golden Globe AwardsEdit

  • Jennifer Hudson is the first alum to be nominated for a Golden Globe
  • Hudson and Carrie Underwood are the only alums to be nominated for a Golden Globe
  • Hudson is the only alum to win a Golden Globe.
Jennifer Hudson
Year Category Work Result
2007 Best Supporting Actress Dreamgirls Won
Carrie Underwood
2011 Best Original Song "There's a Place for Us" Nominated

NAACP Image AwardsEdit

  • Ruben Studdard is the first winner and alum to be nominated for and win an Image Award.
  • Ruben Studdard and Fantasia Barrino are the only winners to win an Image Award.
  • Studdard, Barrino and Sparks are the only winners to win an Image Award.
  • Jennifer Hudson has won the most Image Awards with six.
  • Hudson has the most nominations with sixteen.
Fantasia Barrino
Year Category Work Result
2005 Outstanding Female Artist Herself Won
2007 Outstanding Female Artist Nominated
Outstanding Actress in a Mini-Series/TV Movie Life Is Not a Fairy Tale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Nominated
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration "Put You Up on Game" Won
2009 Outstanding Duo or Group Herself, Jennifer Hudson Won
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration "I'm His Only Woman" (w/Jennifer Hudson) Nominated
2011 Best R&B Song "Bittersweet" Won
Jennifer Hudson
Year Category Work Result
2007 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Movie Dreamgirls Won
2009 Outstanding New Artist Herself Won
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Movie The Secret Life of Bees Nominated
Outstanding Female Artist Herself Nominated
Outstanding Duo or Group Herself, Fantasia Barrino Won
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration "I'm His Only Woman" (w/Fantasia Barrino) Nominated
Outstanding Music Video "Spotlight" Nominated
Outstanding Song Nominated
Outstanding Album Jennifer Hudson Won
2012 Outstanding Female Artist Herself Nominated
Outstanding Album I Remember Me Won
Outstanding Music Video "Where You At" Won
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Winnie Mandela Nominated
2015 Outstanding Female Artist Herself Nominated
Outstanding Album J-Hud Nominated
2016 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Chi-Raq Nominated
Jordan Sparks
Year Category Work Result
2008 Outstanding New Artist Herself Won
2009 Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration Herself, Chris Brown Nominated
Ruben Studdard
Year Category Work Result
2004 Outstanding Male Artist Himself Nominated
Outstanding New Artist Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The New Music Awards". Archived from the original on 2009-01-16. Retrieved 2009-06-16.