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List of awards and nominations received by Prince

Prince (1958–2016) was an American singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

Prince awards and nominations
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Prince performing in 2008
Totals
Awards won 32
Nominations 48

Contents

Academy AwardsEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1985 "Purple Rain" Best Original Song Score Won

[1]

American Music AwardEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1984 Prince Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominated
1999 Favorite Soul/R&B Album Nominated
1985 Prince Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Video Artist Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Video Artist Nominated
"When Doves Cry" Favorite Pop/Rock Single Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Video Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Single Won
Favorite Soul/R&B Video Nominated
Purple Rain Favorite Pop/Rock Album Won
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Won
1986 Prince Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Video Artist Nominated
1987 "Kiss" Favorite Soul/R&B Single Nominated
1990 Prince Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominated
Achievement Honored
1992 Prince Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominated
1995 Prince Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominated
Merit Honored
2004 Prince Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist Nominated
Musicology Favorite Soul/R&B Album Nominated
2016 Purple Rain Favorite Soundtrack Won

[2]

American Society of Composers, Authors and PublishersEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1990 Partyman (from Batman) Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures Won
1991 Thieves in the Temple (from Graffiti Bridge) Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures Won

BET AwardsEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Prince Best Male R&B Artist Nominated
2006 Prince Best Male R&B Artist Won
2010 Prince Lifetime Achievement Award Honored

Billboard Music AwardEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2013 Prince Icon Award Honored
2017 Prince Top Billboard 200 Artist Nominated
Top Song Sales Artist Nominated
Purple Rain Top Soundtrack/Cast Album Nominated

Brit AwardsEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1985 Prince & The Revolution Best International Artist Won
Purple Rain Best Soundtrack/Cast Recording Won
1989 Prince Best International Male Solo Artist Nominated
1990 Prince Best International Solo Artist Nominated
"Batdance" Best British Video Nominated
Batman Best Soundtrack/Cast Recording Won
1991 Prince Best International Male Solo Artist Nominated
1992 Prince Best International Solo Artist Won
1993 Prince Best International Solo Artist Won
1995 Prince Best International Male Solo Artist Won
1996 Prince Best International Male Solo Artist Won
1997 Prince Best International Male Solo Artist Nominated

[3] [4]

Boston Society of Film Critics AwardsEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Sign 'o' the Times Best Rediscoveries Won

Golden Globe AwardEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1985 "When Doves Cry" (from Purple Rain) Best Original Song Nominated
2007 "The Song of the Heart" (from Happy Feet) Best Original Song Won

[5]

Golden Raspberry AwardsEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1985 "Sex Shooter" Worst Original Song Nominated
1987 Under the Cherry Moon Worst Actor Won
Worst Director Won
"Love or Money" Worst Original Song Won
1990 Under the Cherry Moon Worst Actor of the Decade Nominated
Worst New Star of the Decade Nominated
1991 Graffiti Bridge Worst Actor Nominated
Worst Director Nominated
Worst Screenplay Nominated
2000 Prince Worst Actor of the Century Nominated

Grammy AwardEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1984 "International Lover" Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
1999 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
1985 Purple Rain Album of the Year Nominated
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Won
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Won
"I Feel for You" Best R&B Song Won
Prince & The Revolution Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated
1987 "Kiss" Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Won
Best R&B Song Nominated
1988 Sign o' the Times Album of the Year Nominated
"U Got the Look" Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Nominated
Best R&B Song Nominated
1990 Batman Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
"Batdance" Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
Prince Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated
1991 "Nothing Compares 2 U" Song of the Year Nominated
1992 "Gett Off" Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Nominated
1993 "Diamonds and Pearls" Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Nominated
1995 "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
1996 "I Hate U" Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
The Gold Experience Best R&B Album Nominated
2004 N·E·W·S Best Contemporary Instrumental Album Nominated
2005 "Cinnamon Girl" Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
"Call My Name" Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Won
Best R&B Song Nominated
"Musicology" Best Traditional R&B Performance Won
Musicology Best R&B Album Nominated
2007 "Black Sweat" Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
Best R&B Song Nominated
"Beautiful, Loved and Blessed" Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Nominated
"3121" Best Urban/Alternative Performance Nominated
3121 Best R&B Album Nominated
2008 "Future Baby Mama" Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Won
"The Song of the Heart" (from Happy Feet) Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated
1999 (Prince album) Hall of Fame Inducted
2010 "Dreamer" Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance Nominated
2011 Purple Rain (album) Hall of Fame Inducted
2017 Hit n Run Phase Two Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Nominated
Sign o' the Times Hall of Fame Inducted

MTV Video Music AwardEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1985 "When Doves Cry" Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
1986 "Raspberry Beret" Best Choreography in a Video Won
1988 "U Got the Look" Best Male Video Won
Best Stage Performance in a Video Won
Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
Best Editing in a Video Nominated
1989 "I Wish U Heaven" Best Special Effects in a Video Nominated
1990 "Batdance" (from Batman) Best Video from a Film Nominated
1992 "Cream" Best Dance Video Won
1993 "7" Best R&B Video Nominated
2004 "Musicology" Best Male Video Nominated
2006 "Black Sweat" Best Cinematography in a Video Nominated

NAACP Image AwardsEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1984 Purple Rain Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Won

Music Video Production AwardsEdit

The MVPA Awards are annually presented by a Los Angeles-based music trade organization to honor the year's best music videos.[6]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 "Call My Name" Best R&B Video Nominated

Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of FameEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Prince Singer Songwriter Inducted

Rock and Roll Hall of FameEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2004 Prince Performer Inducted

Soul Train Music AwardsEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1987 "Kiss" Best R&B/Soul Single – Male Nominated
1988 "U Got the Look" Best R&B/Soul Single – Male Nominated
Sign o' the Times Best R&B/Soul Album – Male Nominated
1990 "Batdance" Best Video of the Year Nominated
1992 Diamonds and Pearls Best R&B/Soul Album – Group, Band or Duo Nominated
Prince Heritage Award – Career Achievement Honored
1993 Love Symbol Album Best R&B/Soul Album – Group, Band or Duo Nominated
1994 The Hits/The B-Sides Best R&B/Soul Album – Male Nominated
1998 Emancipation Best R&B/Soul Album – Male Nominated
2000 Prince Artist of the Decade for Extraordinary Artistic Achievements – Male Honored
2005 "Call My Name" Best R&B/Soul Single – Male Nominated
Musicology Best R&B/Soul Album – Male Nominated

UK Music Hall of FameEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Prince Lifetime Contribution to Music Inducted

World Soundtrack AcademyEdit

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2004 Purple Rain Major Contribution to the Art of Film Music and Sound Honored

Honorary degreesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 57th Academy Awards (1985) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  2. ^ "AMAs on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.brits.co.uk/history/shows/1992#
  4. ^ Ro, Ronin (2011). Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks. St. Martin's Press. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-312-38300-8. 
  5. ^ Celada, Luca (April 21, 2016). "Farewell, Prince 1958 -2016". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ "2013 MVPA Award Winners". VideoStatic. 
  7. ^ Lerner, Maura (June 10, 2016). "To the U, he's Dr. Prince now". Minneapolis Star Tribune. Retrieved June 10, 2016.