Michael Jackson Awards

Michael Jackson Awards List

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Major Awards Wins
American Music Awards 22
Billboard Awards 40
BRIT Awards 7
Golden Globe Awards 1
Grammy Awards 19
Guinness World Records 13
MTV Awards 13
NAACP Image Awards 14
RIAA Awards 56
World Music Awards 12
Totals
Major awards won 197

Billboard Music Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1972 Top Singles Artist of the Year  
Top Male Singles Artist of the Year  
1983 Pop Artist of the Year  
Black Artist of the Year  
Pop Album Artist  
Pop Male Album Artist  
Pop Male Singles Artist  
Black Album Artist  
Black Singles Artist  
Pop Singles Artist  
Dance/Disco Artist  
Thriller Pop Album of the Year
Thriller Black Album
"Beat It" Dance/Disco 12" LP
"Billie Jean" Dance/Disco 12" LP
1984 Thriller Top Album
1988 Top Black Artist  
Blues & Soul  
Outstanding Artist of the Year  
Best Live Show of 1988  
1989 Bad #1 Album (Pop/R&B)
1992 1992 World Artist Award  
Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of Thriller  
Hot 100 Singles Artist (Male)  
Hot R&B Singles Artist  
Hot Dance Music Club Play Artist  
Hot Dance Music Maxi-Single Sales Artist  
1995 Special Hot 100 Award  
"Scream" Video of the Year (Pop/Rock)

RIAA Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1979 Off the Wall Gold & Platinum Certification
"Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" Gold Certification
1980 "Rock with You" Gold Certification
1983 Thriller Gold & Platinum Certification
"Beat It" Gold Certification
"Billie Jean" Gold Certification
1984 Thriller Platinum 20x Certification
1987 Bad Gold, Platinum & Platinum 3x Certification
Bad Platinum 4x Certification
"I Just Can't Stop Loving You" Gold Certification
1988 Bad Platinum 5x Certification
Bad Platinum 6x Certification
1989 "She's Out of My Life" Gold Certification
"Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" Platinum Certification
"Rock with You" Platinum Certification
"Beat It" Platinum Certification
"Billie Jean" Platinum Certification
"Thriller" Gold & Platinum Certification
1990 Thriller Platinum 21x Certification
1992 Dangerous Gold, Platinum & Platinum 4x Certification
"Black or White" Gold & Platinum Certification
"Remember the Time" Gold Certification
"In the Closet" Gold Certification
1993 Dangerous Platinum 5x Certification
Thriller Platinum 22x Certification
Bad Platinum 7x Certification
"Will You Be There" Gold Certification
1994 Thriller Platinum 24x Certification
Bad Platinum 8x Certification
Dangerous Platinum 6x Certification
1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Gold, Platinum & Platinum 5x Certification
"Scream" Gold & Platinum Certification
"You Are Not Alone" Gold & Platinum Certification
1996 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Platinum 6x Certification
1997 Thriller Platinum 25x Certification
Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Gold Certification
1999 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Platinum 7x Certification
2000 Thriller Platinum 26x Certification
Dangerous Platinum 7x Certification
Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Platinum Certification
2001 Invincible Gold & Platinum Certification
2002 Invincible Platinum 2x Certification
2003 Number Ones Gold Certification
HIStory on Film, Volume II Gold Certification
HIStory on Film, Volume II Platinum Certification
HIStory on Film, Volume II Platinum 3x Certification
Video Greatest Hits - HIStory Platinum 5x Certification
2004 Number Ones Gold Certification
Number Ones Platinum Certification
The One Gold Certification
2005 Thriller Platinum 27x Certification
Number Ones Platinum 4x Certification
Number Ones Platinum Certification
"Billie Jean" Gold Certification
"Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough Gold Certification
"Thriller" Gold Certification
Video Greatest Hits - HIStory Gold Certification
Live in Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour Gold Certification
2009 Thriller Platinum 28x Certification

American Music Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1980 Favourite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)  
Off the Wall Favourite Album (Soul/R&B)
"Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" Favourite Single (Soul/R&B)
1981 Favourite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)  
Off the Wall Favourite Album (Soul/R&B)
1984 Award of Merit  
Favourite Male Artist (Pop/Rock)  
Favourite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)  
Thriller Favourite Album (Pop/Rock)
Thriller Favourite Album (Soul/R&B)
"Thriller" Favourite Single (Pop/Rock)
"Beat It" Favourite Video (Pop/Rock)
"Beat It" Favourite Video (Soul/R&B)
1986 Award of Appreciation  
"We Are the World" (with Lionel Richie) Song of the Year
1988 "Bad" Favourite Single (Soul/R&B)
1989 Award of Achievement  
1993 International Artist Award  
Dangerous Favourite Album (Pop/Rock)
"Remember the Time" Favourite Single (Soul/R&B)
1996 Favourite Male Artist (Pop/Rock)  
2002 Artist of the Century  

Grammy Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1971 "ABC" (with The Jackson 5) Best Pop Song
1980 "Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" Best Male Vocal Performance (R&B)
1984 Thriller Album of the Year
"Beat It" Record of the Year
Thriller (with Quincy Jones) Producer of the Year
"Billie Jean" Best R&B Song
"E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial" Best Recording for Children (Narration)
"Thriller" Best Male Vocal Performance (Pop)
"Billie Jean" Best Male Vocal Performance (R&B)
"Beat It" Best Male Vocal Performance (Rock)
1985 The Making of Thriller Best Long Form Video
1986 "We Are the World" Song of the Year
"We Are the World" Record of the Year
"We Are the World" Best Pop Performance (Duo/Group)
"We Are the World" Best Short Form Music Video
1990 "Leave Me Alone" Best Short Form Music Video
1993 "Michael Jackson" Living Legend Award
1996 "Scream" Best Short Form Music Video

NAACP Image Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1970 The Jackson 5 Best Singing Group of the Year
1971 Best Singing Group of the Year
1972 Best Singing Group of the Year
1980 The Jacksons Best Singing Group of the Year
1981 Best Singing Group of the Year
1984 H. Claude Hodson Medal of Freedom  
1988 Best Male Artist  
Bad Best Album
Humanitarian endeavors Leonard Carter Humanitarian Award
1993 25th Anniversary Entertainer of the Year Award  
"Black or White" Outstanding Music Video
2002 "You Rock My World" Outstanding Music Video
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special Outstanding Performance Variety Series/Special
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special

Guinness Book of World Records

Year Nominated work Award
1984 Thriller The Best Selling Album of All Time
1993 Lifetime Achievement Award  
2002 Ghosts Longest Music Video
The Making of Thriller Best Selling Music Video
The Jackson family Most Successful Pop Family
2006 Most Successful Entertainer of All Time  
Youngest Vocalist to Top the US Singles Chart  
Highest Paid Entertainer of all Time  
First Entertainer to Earn More Than 100 million Dollars in a Year  
First Entertainer to Sell More Than 100 Million Albums outside the US  
Most Weeks at the Top of the US Album Charts  
Thriller Most Successful Music Video
"You Are Not Alone" First Vocalist to Enter the US Single Chart at Number One

MTV Awards

Year Nominated work Award

MTV European Music Awards

1995 Best Male Artist of the Year  
Best Male Performer  

MTV Japan Award

2006   Legend Award
MTV Movie Awards
1994 "Will You Be There" Best Song in a Movie
MTV Video Music Awards
1984 Thriller Best Overall Performance Video
Thriller Best Choreography
Thriller Viewer's Choice Award
1989 "Leave Me Alone" Best Special Effects
1995 "Scream" Best Choreography
"Scream" Best Art Direction
"Scream" Best Dance Video
MTV Video Vanguard Awards
1988   Video Vanguard Award
1989 Thriller The Greatest Video in the History of the World
MTV Artist of the Millennium Award
2002  
Artist of the Millennium Award
     

World Music Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1989 Lifetime Achievement in Video  
1993 Best Selling U.S. Artist of the Year  
World's Best Selling Pop Artist  
World's Best Selling Artist of the Era  
1996 Best Selling Male Artist of 1996  
Best Selling American Artist  
Best Selling Artist Ever  
Best Selling R&B Artist  
Thriller Best Selling Record of All Time
2000 Best Selling Male Pop Artist of the Millennium  
2006 Diamond Award  

BRIT Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1984 Best International Solo Artist  
Thriller Best British Album
1988 Best International Solo Artist  
1989 Best International Solo Artist  
Best International Artist (Male)  
"Smooth Criminal" Best Music Video
1996 Artist of a Generation Award  

Golden Globe Awards

Year Nominated work Award
1972 "Ben" Best Original Song