List of awards and nominations received by the Beatles

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The Beatles awards and nominations

Trade advertisement from EMI congratulating the Beatles for their 1964 Grammys.
Awards and nominations
AwardWinsNominations
American Music Awards
01
Brit Awards
33
Grammy Awards
825
Totals
Awards won14
Nominations35
 
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The Beatles awards and nominations

Trade advertisement from EMI congratulating the Beatles for their 1964 Grammys.
Awards and nominations
AwardWinsNominations
American Music Awards
01
Brit Awards
33
Grammy Awards
825
Totals
Awards won14
Nominations35

This is a list of awards received by English rock band the Beatles. They are listed by Acclaimed Music as the greatest musical artists of all time.[1]

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.

YearRecipientAwardResult
1970Let It BeBest 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.

YearRecipientAwardResult
1997Anthology 1Favorite Pop/Rock AlbumNominated

BRIT Awards[edit]

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

YearRecipientAwardResult
1977Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandBest British AlbumWon
The BeatlesBest British GroupWon
1983The BeatlesOutstanding ContributionWon

ECHO Awards[edit]

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

YearRecipientAwardResult
2007LoveInternational Pop/Rock Group of the YearNominated

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[2] 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.[3]

YearRecipientAwardResult
1964"I Want to Hold Your Hand"Record of the YearNominated
"A Hard Day's Night"Best Contemporary SongNominated
The BeatlesBest New ArtistWon
"A Hard Day's Night"Best Performance by a Vocal GroupWon
1966"Help!"Contemporary Rock & Roll Group Vocal PerformanceNominated
Help!Album of the YearNominated
"Help!"Vocal Group PerformanceNominated
1967RevolverAlbum of the YearNominated
"Michelle"Song of the YearWon
1968Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandAlbum of the YearWon
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandBest Contemporary AlbumWon
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"Group Vocal PerformanceNominated
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"Contemporary Vocal GroupNominated
"A Day in the Life"Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)Nominated
1969Magical Mystery TourAlbum of the YearNominated
"Hey Jude"Record of the YearNominated
"Hey Jude"Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalsNominated
1970Abbey RoadAlbum of the YearNominated
Abbey RoadContemporary Vocal GroupNominated
1971"Let It Be"Record of the YearNominated
Let It BeContemporary Vocal GroupNominated
1971Let It BeBest Original Score Written for a Motion PictureWon
1996Live at the BBCBest Historical AlbumNominated
1997The Beatles AnthologyBest Music Video, Long FormWon
"Free as a Bird"Best Music Video, Short FormWon
"Free as a Bird"Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalWon

Honorary Grammy Award[edit]

YearRecipientAwardResult
2014The BeatlesLifetime Achievement AwardWon

Japan Gold Disc Awards[edit]

The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) presents the Gold Disc Awards. The Beatles have received one award.[4]

YearRecipientAwardResult
2010The BeatlesInternational Artist of the YearWon

World Music Awards[edit]

The World Music Awards, established in 1989, are held annually and honour worldwide sales figures. The Beatles have received one award.

YearRecipientAwardResult
2001The BeatlesWorld's Best Selling Pop Rock Artists/GroupWon

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 have received fifteen Ivor Novello awards.[5][6][7][8]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The Beatles". Acclaimed Music. 13 January 2010. Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Past Winners Search". GRAMMY.com. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Grammys Past Winners 1966". Grammys Official Site. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Schwartz, Rob (24 February 2010). "Beatles, Jackson Honored At Japan's Gold Disc Awards". Billboard.biz. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Harry, Bill (2000). The Beatles Encyclopedia: Revised and Updated. London: Virgin. ISBN 978-0-7535-0481-9. 
  6. ^ "The Beatles' chart records and awards". www.beatles-discography.com. Retrieved 19 February 2012. [dead link]
  7. ^ "The Beatles Inducted to the Walk of Fame". Hollywood Walk of Fame. 25 December 1998. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Interesting facts about the Beatles". Wanttoknowit.com. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2012.