B.B. King Awards



  • B.B. King
    • Famous as : Blues singer
    • Birth Name : Riley B. King
    • Birth Date : September 16, 1925
    • Birth Place : Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA
    • Spouse : Martha Lee Denton (Nov 11, 1944 - 1952), Sue Carol Hall (June 04, 1958 - 1966)
    • Claim to Fame : Single "Three O'Clock Blues" (1951)

Awards

  • Americana Honors & Awards

    • 2015
    • Won President's Award 
  • Grammy Awards

    • 2009
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "One Kind Favor"
    • 2006
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "80"
    • 2005
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
    • for "Sinner's Prayer"
    • shared with Ray Charles
    • 2003
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Pop Instrumental Performance
    • for "Auld Lang Syne"
    • shared with Ray Charles
    • 2003
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "A Christmas Celebration of Hope"
    • shared with Ray Charles
    • 2001
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
    • for "Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)"
    • shared with Dr. John
    • 2001
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "Riding with the King"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 2001
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "Let the Good Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 2000
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "Blues on the Bayou"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 1999
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Contemporary Blues Album
    • for "Deuces Wild"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 1997
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Rock Instrumental Performance
    • for "SRV Shuffle"
    • shared with Eric Clapton; Buddy Guy; Bonnie Raitt
    • 1994
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "Blues Summit"
    • shared with Eric Clapton; Buddy Guy; Bonnie Raitt
    • 1992
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Album
    • for "Live at the Apollo"
    • shared with Eric Clapton; Buddy Guy; Bonnie Raitt
    • 1991
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Recording
    • for "Live at San Quentin"
    • shared with Eric Clapton; Buddy Guy; Bonnie Raitt
    • 1991
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Contemporary Blues Recording
    • for "Red Hot + Blue"
    • shared with Lee Atwater
    • 1991
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Country Vocal Collaboration
    • for "Waiting on the Light to Change"
    • shared with Randy Travis
    • 1990
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Contemporary Blues Recording
    • for "King of the Blues: 1989"
    • shared with Randy Travis
    • 1990
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
    • for "When Love Comes to Town"
    • shared with U2
    • 1988
    • Got nomination for Grammy Award 
    • Best Contemporary Blues Recording (from "The Color of Money" soundtrack)
    • for "Standing on the Edge of Love"
    • shared with U2
    • 1986
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Recording
    • for "My Guitar Sings the Blues"
    • shared with U2
    • 1984
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Traditional Blues Recording
    • for "Blues 'n' Jazz"
    • shared with U2
    • 1982
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording
    • for "There Must Be a Better World Somewhere"
    • shared with U2
    • 1971
    • Won Grammy Award 
    • Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male
    • for "The Thrill Is Gone"
    • shared with U2
  • Mobo Awards

    • 1998
    • Won Mobo Lifetime Achievement Award 
    • Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male
    • for "The Thrill Is Gone"
    • shared with U2
  • MTV Video Music Awards

    • 1989
    • Won MTV Video Music Award 
    • Best Video from a Film (from film "Rattle & Hum" (1988))
    • for "When Love Comes to Town"
    • shared with U2
  • NAACP Image Awards

    • 2002
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Sesame Street (1969)
    • shared with U2
  • Polar Music Prize

    • 2004
    • Won Polar Music Prize 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Sesame Street (1969)
    • shared with U2
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    • 1987
    • Won Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 
    • Performer
    • for Sesame Street (1969)
    • shared with U2
  • W.C. Handy Awards

    • 2001
    • Won W.C. Handy Award 
    • Entertainer of the Year
    • for Sesame Street (1969)
    • shared with U2
    • 2001
    • Won W.C. Handy Award 
    • Contemporary Blues Album of the Year
    • for "Riding with the King"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 1999
    • Won W.C. Handy Award 
    • Entertainer of the Year
    • for "Riding with the King"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 1999
    • Won W.C. Handy Award 
    • Contemporary Blues Album of the Year
    • for "Blues on the Bayou"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
  • W.C. Handy Blues Awards

    • 2005
    • Won W.C. Handy Blues Award 
    • Blues Entertainer of the Year
    • for "Blues on the Bayou"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 2003
    • Won W.C. Handy Blues Award 
    • Blues Entertainer of the Year
    • for "Blues on the Bayou"
    • shared with Eric Clapton
    • 2002
    • Won W.C. Handy Blues Award 
    • Blues Entertainer of the Year
    • for "Blues on the Bayou"
    • shared with Eric Clapton


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