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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2018 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)
Marshall (2017)
Shared with:
For song "Stand Up for Something"
2015 Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Golden Globes, USA

2015 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Primetime Emmy Awards

2017 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
13th (2016)
Shared with:
For song "Letter to the Free"

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2014 Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Music
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2014 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
"Glory"

BET Awards

2015 Winner
BET Award
Best Collaboration
Shared with:
For the song "Glory."
Nominee
BET Award
Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Video of the Year
Shared with:
For the video "Glory."
2013 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Hell on Wheels (2011)
LUV (2012)
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
2012 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
New Year's Eve (2011)
Hell on Wheels (2011)
2009 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Wanted (2008)
Street Kings (2008)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2014 Winner
BFCC Award
Best Ensemble
Selma (2014)
Shared with:

Black Reel Awards

2018 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Original Song
Marshall (2017)
Shared with:
For the song "Stand Up for Something"
2017 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Original Song
13th (2016)
Shared with:
Song: "A Letter to the Free"
2015 Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"
2003 Winner
Black Reel
Best Song
Brown Sugar (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Love of My Life (Ode to Hip-Hop)"

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards

2016 Nominee
Critics’ Choice Documentary Award
Best Song in a Documentary
13th (2016)
Shared with:
Song: "Letter to the Free"

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2016 Nominee
Dorian Award
TV Musical Moment of the Year
The Oscars (2015)
Shared with:
"Glory"

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2015 Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"
Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Selma (2014)
Shared with:

Gold Derby Awards

2015 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
for "Glory"

Grammy Awards

2018 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for Visual Media
Marshall (2017)
Shared with:
For the song "Stand Up for Something"
2016 Winner
Grammy
Best Song Written for Visual Media
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
For the song "Glory."
Nominee
Grammy
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Shared with:
For the song "Glory."
Best Rap Song
Shared with:
For the song "Glory."
2015 Nominee
Grammy
Best Rap Album
For the album "Nobody's Smiling."
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Shared with:
For the song "Blak Majik."
2011 Nominee
Grammy
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Shared with:
For the song "Wake Up Everybody."
2010 Nominee
Grammy
Best Rap Album
For the album "Universal Mind Control."
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Shared with:
For the song "Make Her Say."
2008 Winner
Grammy
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Shared with:
For the song "Southside."
Nominee
Grammy
Best Rap Album
For the album "Finding Forever."
Best Rap Solo Performance
For the song "The People."
2006 Nominee
Grammy
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Shared with:
For the song "They Say."
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Shared with:
For the song "The Last Corner."
Best Rap Album
For the album "Be."
Best Rap Solo Performance
For the song "Testify."
2003 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Brown Sugar (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Love Of My Life - An Ode To Hip Hop".

Hollywood Film Awards

2017 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Song of the Year
Marshall (2017)
Shared with:
For the song "Stand Up for Something".

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)

2016 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Song - Documentary
13th (2016)
For the song "Letter to the Free".

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Image Awards

2018 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
Shared with:
2017 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Song - Contemporary
Shared with:
Song: "Letter to the Free"
2015 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Selma (2014)
2011 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Just Wright (2010)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2015 Winner
INOCA
Best Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2015 Nominee
IFC Award
Best Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Online Film & Television Association

2015 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
For the song "Glory".

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2014 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Ensemble
Selma (2014)
Shared with:

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2015 Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Music, Original Song
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
Song: "Glory"

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Acting Ensemble
Selma (2014)
Shared with:

World Soundtrack Awards

2015 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film
Selma (2014)
Shared with:
For the song "Glory".

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