List of awards and nominations received by Ludacris

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Ludacris awards and nominations

Ludacris signs autographs at the MTV Music Video Awards in 2004
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
0 2
BET Awards
9 12
Grammy Awards
3 17
MTV Video Music Awards
1 6
MTV Movie Awards
0 1
Screen Actors Guild Awards
1 2
Awards won 16
Nominations 41

Ludacris is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor from Atlanta, Georgia.[1] He has released eight studio albums, all which have been released on the Def Jam Recordings record label: Back for the First Time (2000), Word of Mouf (2001), Chicken-n-Beer (2003), The Red Light District (2004), Release Therapy (2006), Theater of the Mind (2008), Battle of the Sexes (2010) and Ludaversal (2015).[2] His first five albums have all achieved multi-platinum status, and his next 2 albums achieved gold status. In addition, he has 4 albums that peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 charts.[3]

Ludacris has received seventeen Grammy Award nominations, and has won three: "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration" for the song "Yeah!" in 2005, and both "Best Rap Song" for "Money Maker" and "Best Rap Album" for the album Release Therapy in 2007. He has also received twelve nominations from the BET Awards, winning two: "Viewer's Choice" for "Yeah!" in 2004 and "Best Collaboration" for "Runaway Love" in 2007. Ludacris has also acted in several films; the Screen Actors Guild presented him the award for "Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture" for his performance in the film Crash. Overall, Ludacris has received 12 awards from 41 nominations.

American Music Awards

The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Ludacris has received two nominations.[4]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2002 Word of Mouf Favorite Album – R&B/Hip-Hop Nominated
2005 Ludacris Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated

BET Awards

BET Awards

The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network. Ludacris has received nine awards from twelve nominations.[5][6]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2002 "One Minute Man" Video of the Year Won
Ludacris Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Won
2003 "Gossip Folks" Best Collaboration Nominated
2004 "Yeah!" Viewer's Choice Won
Best Collaboration Won
Video of the Year Won
Ludacris Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
2005 Ludacris Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Won
2006 "Unpredictable" Best Collaboration Nominated
Ludacris Best Actor Won
2007 Ludacris Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
"Runaway Love" Best Collaboration Won
2008 "I'm So Hood" Best Collaboration Won

BET Hip Hop Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2008 "I'm So Hood (Remix)" (with DJ Khaled, Young Jeezy, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Birdman & Rick Ross) Best Hip Hop Video Nominated
Best Hip Hop Collaboration Won
2010 "All I Do Is Win" (with DJ Khaled, T-Pain, Ludacris, Rick Ross & Snoop Dogg) Best Club Banger Nominated
2011 "Country Sh*t (Remix)" (with Big K.R.I.T. & Bun B) Reese’s Perfect Combo Award Nominated
2012 "Same Damn Time (Remix)" Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse Nominated

Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States. Ludacris has received three awards from seventeen nominations.[7][8]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2002 "One Minute Man" (with Missy Elliott & Trina) Best Short-Form Music Video Nominated
"Area Codes" (featuring Nate Dogg) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
Back for the First Time Best Rap Album Nominated
2003 Word of Mouf Nominated
"Rollout (My Business)" Best Male Rap Solo Performance Nominated
2004 "Stand Up" Nominated
"Act a Fool" Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Nominated
"Gossip Folks" (with Missy Elliott) Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
2005 "Yeah!" (with Usher & Lil Jon) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Won
Best R&B Song Nominated
Record of the Year Nominated
2006 "Number One Spot" Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated
2007 "Money Maker" (featuring Pharrell) Best Rap Song Won
Release Therapy Best Rap Album Won
"Unpredictable" (with Jamie Foxx) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
"Georgia" (with Field Mob featuring Jamie Foxx) Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
2009 "Wish You Would" (featuring T.I.) Nominated
2011 "My Chick Bad" (featuring Nicki Minaj) Nominated
"How Low" Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated
2013 "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)" (with John Legend) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated

MTV Movie Awards

The MTV Movie Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1992 by the MTV television network. Ludacris has received one nomination.[9]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2004 2 Fast 2 Furious Best Male Breakthrough Performance Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Ludacris has received one awards from six nominations.[10][11]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2002 "Saturday (Oooh Oooh!)" Best Rap Video Nominated
"Area Codes" Best Video from a Film Nominated
2003 "Move" Best Rap Video Nominated
2004 "Stand Up" Best Rap Video Nominated
2005 "Number One Spot" Best Rap Video Won
Best Special Effects in a Video Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1995 by the Screen Actors Guild. Ludacris has received one award from two nominations.[12]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 Crash Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Won
Hustle & Flow Nominated

World Music Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2014 Ludacris World's Best Male Artist Nominated
World's Best Live Act Nominated
World's Best Entertainer of the Year Nominated


  1. ^ "Ludacris – Main". MTV. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 
  2. ^ "Ludacris Discography". allmusic. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 
  3. ^ "Ludacris – Billboard Albums". allmusic. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 
  4. ^ Hall, Sarah (2005-09-20). "Mariah Carey Tops AMA Noms". Yahoo!. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  5. ^ Susman, Gary (2004-05-13). "Kodak Moments". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  6. ^ "Dream Night for BET Awards". Yahoo!. 2007-06-27. Retrieved 2008-09-18. 
  7. ^ "Grammy Awards: Who's Up for What". The Washington Post. 2005-02-13. p. Y.08. 
  8. ^ "Grammy Awards 2005: Key winners". BBC. 2005-02-14. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  9. ^ "Murphy is MTV Movie Awards nominee". RTÉ Entertainment. 2004-04-22. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  10. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards – 2004". MTV. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  11. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards – 2005". MTV. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  12. ^ "Nominations announced for the 12th annual screen actors guild awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. 2006-01-05. Archived from the original on October 15, 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 

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