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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1995 Winner
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
1986 Nominee
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 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
The Wiz (1978)
1969 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
For Love of Ivy (1968)
Shared with:
For the song "For Love of Ivy".
1968 Nominee
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 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Color Purple (1985)
1973 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Getaway (1972)
1972 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Honky (1971)
Shared with:
Song: "Something More"
1970 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song
Cactus Flower (1969)
Shared with:
Song: "The Time for Love Is Any Time"

Primetime Emmy Awards

1996 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996)
Shared with:
1995 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Series
Punk (1995)
Shared with:
1977 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Roots (1977)
Shared with:
For part I.
1970 Nominee
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 Winner
Henry Mancini Award
1987 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Color Purple (1985)
Shared with:

BET Awards

2008 Winner
BET Award
Humanitarian Award

Black Movie Awards

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

Critics' Choice Documentary Awards

2018 Winner
Critics' Choice Documentary Award
Most Compelling Living Subject of a Documentary
Quincy (2018)

Grammy Awards

2019 Nominee
Grammy
Best Music Film
Quincy (2018)
Shared with:
1994 Nominee
Grammy
Best Music Video - Long Form
Shared with:
1986 Winner
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.

Nominee
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
For the album "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy nomination.
1984 Winner
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Shared with:
For the "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial album".
1973 Nominee
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Special
$ (1971)
Best Instrumental Arrangement
$ (1971)
For "Money Runner".
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
$ (1971)
For "Money Runner".
1970 Nominee
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 Nominee
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)

2018 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Song - Documentary
Quincy (2018)
Shared with:
Song: "Keep Reachin'"

Image Awards

1996 Winner
Entertainer of the Year Award

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2017 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Film Music Compilation Album
Shared with:
The Cinema of Quincy Jones

Laurel Awards

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

MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

1984 Winner
Special Recognition Award

PGA Oscar Micheaux Award

1999 Winner
Oscar Micheaux Award

Razzie Awards

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

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2013 Winner
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Trophy
Ahmet Ertegun Award

Shanghai International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Soul Train Awards

1997 Nominee
Soul Train Award
Best Jazz Album
For the album "Q's Jook Joint"
1996 Nominee
Soul Train Award
R&B/Soul Album of the Year - Male
For the album "Q's Jook Joint"
1991 Nominee
Soul Train Award
Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Single - Group, Band or Duo
Shared with:
For the song: "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)"
1990 Winner
Soul Train Award
Heritage Award for Career Achievement
Award for career achievements.
Best Jazz Album
For the album: "Back on the Block"
Nominee
Soul Train Award
Best Music Video
For the music video: "I'll Be Good to You"
Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Album - Male
For the album: "Back on the Block"

Walk of Fame

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

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1986 Winner
Humanitarian Award

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