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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1995 Won
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
1986 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
The Color Purple (1985)
Shared with:
Best Music, Original Song
The Color Purple (1985)
Shared with:
For the song "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)".
Best Music, Original Score
The Color Purple (1985)
Shared with:
1979 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
The Wiz (1978)
1969 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
For Love of Ivy (1968)
Shared with:
For the song "For Love of Ivy".
1968 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Banning (1967)
Shared with:
For the song "The Eyes of Love".
Best Music, Original Music Score
In Cold Blood (1967)

Golden Globes, USA

1986 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Color Purple (1985)
1973 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Getaway (1972)
1972 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Honky (1971)
Shared with:
Song: "Something More"
1970 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song
Cactus Flower (1969)
Shared with:
Song: "The Time for Love Is Any Time"

Primetime Emmy Awards

1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996)
Shared with:
1995 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Series
Punk (1995)
Shared with:
1977 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Roots (1977)
Shared with:
For part I.
1970 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series (In Its First Year Only)
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

1999 Won
Henry Mancini Award
1987 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Color Purple (1985)
Shared with:

BET Awards

2008 Won
BET Award
Humanitarian Award

Black Movie Awards

2005 Nominated
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Television Movie
Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)
Shared with:

Grammy Awards

1994 Nominated
Grammy
Best Music Video - Long Form
Shared with:
1986 Won
Grammy
Best Music Video, Short Form
We Are the World (1985)
Shared with:

For the music video "We Are The World - The Video Event." The artist USA for Africa did not receive... More

For the music video "We Are The World - The Video Event." The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for this win.

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

For the album "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for this... More

For the album "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for this win.

Record of the Year

For the record "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for ... More

For the record "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for this win.

Nominated
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
For the album "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy nomination.
1984 Won
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Shared with:
For the "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial album".
1973 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Special
$ (1971)
1970 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
The Lost Man (1969)
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
Mackenna's Gold (1969)
1968 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Image Awards

1996 Won
Entertainer of the Year Award

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2016 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Compilation
Shared with:

for the compilation album "The Cinema of Quincy Jones"; album art direction by Jerome Witz-Gilles ... More

for the compilation album "The Cinema of Quincy Jones"; album art direction by Jerome Witz-Gilles Guerlet


Laurel Awards

1970 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Music Man
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
4th place.

MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

1984 Won
Special Recognition Award

PGA Oscar Micheaux Award

1999 Won
Oscar Micheaux Award

Razzie Awards

1986 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Musical Score
Fever Pitch (1985)
Shared with:

Shanghai International Film Festival

2009 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Walk of Fame

1980 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Recording
Awarded on March 14, 1980 at 1500 Vine Street

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1986 Won
Humanitarian Award

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