List of awards and nominations received by George Michael

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George Michael awards and nominations

Michael performing in the late 1980s
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
3 5
Brit Awards
3 8
Grammy Awards
2 8
Juno Awards
0 3
MTV Europe Music Awards
1 4
MTV Video Music Awards
4 16
GLAAD Media Awards
0 1
Ivor Novello Awards
6 11
Totals
Awards won 19
Nominations 56

George Michael (1963–2016)[1] was an English singer, songwriter, and record producer, who was in the pop duo Wham! before starting a career as a solo pop musician.[2] He sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, and had ten albums reach the Billboard 200.[3] During his career as a solo musician, Michael released five studio albums: Faith (1987), Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990), Older (1996), Songs from the Last Century (1999), and Patience (2004).

Michael received recognition in the United Kingdom, winning three awards from five nominations at the BRIT Awards; two of those awards were for "Best British Male" in 1988 and again in 1997. He also found success at the MTV Video Music Awards, receiving four awards from 15 nominations, including "Best Direction in a Video" for the song "Father Figure" in 1988. Michael's debut album Faith won multiple awards, including "Favorite Album (Soul/R&B)" from the American Music Awards and "Album of the Year" from the Grammy Awards. Overall, Michael received 19 awards from 56 nominations.

On 20 October 2016, it was announced that Michael was nominated for induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2017.[4]

American Music Awards

The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Michael received three awards from five nominations.[5]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1988 George Michael Favorite Male Artist Nominated
1989 Faith Favorite Album (Pop/Rock) Nominated
1989 George Michael Favorite Male Vocalist (Pop/Rock) Won
Favorite Male Vocalist (Soul/R&B) Won
Faith Favorite Album (Soul/R&B) Won

Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards honor artists for commercial performance in the U.S., based on record charts published by Billboard.[6] The awards are based on sales data by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.[7] The award ceremony was held from 1990 to 2007, until its reintroduction in 2011.[8]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1989 Faith Top Billboard 200 Album Won
2004 "Amazing" Top Hot Dance Sales Single of the Year Nominated

BRIT Awards

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Michael received three awards from eight nominations.[9][10][11][12][13]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1988 George Michael Best British Male Won
1991 Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 Best British Album Won
1997 George Michael Best British Male Won
"Fastlove" Best British Single Nominated
Best British Video Nominated
Older MasterCard British Album Nominated
2005 "Amazing" Best British Single Nominated
2007 George Michael Best British Live Act Nominated

GLAAD Media Awards

The GLAAD Media Awards were formed in 1990 by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Michael received one nomination.[14]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Patience Outstanding Music Artist Nominated

Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Michael received two awards from eight nominations.[5][15][16][17][18]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1987 "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Duo or Group Won
1989 "Father Figure" Pop Male Vocalist Nominated
Faith Album of the Year Won
1992 "Freedom! '90" Pop Male Vocalist Nominated
1993 "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" Best Pop Vocal Group Nominated
2000 Songs from the Last Century Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Nominated
2005 "Amazing" Best Remixed Recording (Non classical) Nominated
"Flawless (Go to the City)" Best Short Form Music Video Nominated

International Dance Music Awards

The International Dance Music Award was established in 1985. It is a part of the Winter Music Conference, a weeklong electronic music event held annually.[19]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 "Flawless (Go to the City)" Best Dance Video Nominated

Ivor Novello Awards

The Ivor Novello Awards are presented annually in London by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. Michael received six awards.[20]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1985 "Careless Whisper" Best Song Musically and Lyrically Nominated
"Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" International Hit of the Year Nominated
George Michael Songwriter of the Year Won
"Careless Whisper" Most Performed Work Won
1987 "The Edge Of Heaven" International Hit of the Year Nominated
1989 "Faith" International Hit of the Year Won
"Father Figure" Best Contemporary Song Nominated
George Michael Songwriter of the Year Won
1997 Won
"Fastlove " Most Performed Work Won
2005 "Amazing" PRS Most Performed Work Nominated

Juno Awards

The Juno Awards is a Canadian awards ceremony presented annually by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Michael received three nominations.[21]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1989 Faith International Album of the Year Nominated
George Michael International Entertainer of the Year Nominated
"Faith" International Single of the Year Nominated

MTV Europe Music Awards

The MTV Europe Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1994 by MTV Europe. Michael received one award from four nominations.[22]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1996 George Michael Best Male Won
1999 "As" Best Song Nominated
Best Video Nominated
George Michael Best Male Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Michael received four awards from sixteen nominations.[5][23]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1988 "Father Figure" Best Direction in a Video Won
Best Cinematography in a Video Nominated
"Faith" Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated
1989 George Michael Video Vanguard (Career Achievement) Won
1991 "Freedom! '90" Best Cinematography in a Video Nominated
Best Direction in a Video Nominated
Best Male Video Nominated
Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated
Best Editing in a Video Nominated
1993 "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" International Viewer's Choice Award—MTV Europe Won
Best Male Video Nominated
Breakthrough Video Nominated
1996 "Fastlove" International Viewer's Choice Award—MTV Europe Won
Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
2009 "Freedom! '90" Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman) Nominated

UK Music Video Awards

The UK Music Video Awards is an annual award ceremony founded in 2008 to recognise creativity, technical excellence and innovation in music videos and moving images for music.[24]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2012 " White Light" Best Pop Video - UK Nominated

References

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  14. ^ "Nominees for the 16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards". GLAAD. 2005-01-19. Archived from the original on 2008-06-28. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  15. ^ Grein, Paul (1988-01-10). "Grammy Forecast: U2 Faces Stiff Competition". Los Angeles Times. 
  16. ^ Hunt, Dennis (1989-01-13). "Chapman, McFerrin Lead Grammy Race Baker, Sting, Michael, Winwood Also Capture Multiple Nominations". Los Angeles Times. 
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  23. ^ "Winners By Category". MTV. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  24. ^ "About us". UK Music Video Awards. Archived from the original on 6 July 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 

External links

  • George Michael's official website
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