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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

2010 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Brothers (2009)
Shared with:
Song: "Winter"

20/20 Awards

2012 Winner
Felix
Best Original Song
Bis ans Ende der Welt (1991)
"Until the End of the World."

Bambi Awards

2014 Winner
Bambi
Pop - International

Brit Awards

2016 Nominee
Brit
Best International Group
2006 Nominee
Brit
Best International Album
For the album "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb"

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Song
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Song: "Ordinary Love"

Gold Derby Awards

2003 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
Gangs of New York (2002)
"The Hands That Built America"

Grammy Awards

2015 Nominee
Grammy
Best Rock Album
For the album "Songs of Innocence."
2013 Nominee
Grammy
Best Long Form Music Video
From the Sky Down (2011)
Shared with:
2010 Nominee
Grammy
Best Rock Album
For the album "No Line On the Horizon."
2008 Nominee
Grammy
Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
For the song "Instant Karma."
2007 Nominee
Grammy
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
Shared with:
For the song "One."
2006 Winner
Grammy
Song of the Year
For the song "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own."
Best Rock Album
For the album "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb."
Album of the Year
Shared with:
For the album "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb."
Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
For the song "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own."
2005 Winner
Grammy
Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
For the song "Vertigo."
Best Short Form Music Video
U2: Vertigo (2004)
Shared with:
2004 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Gangs of New York (2002)
For the song "The Hands That Built America".
2002 Nominee
Grammy
Album of the Year
For the album "All That You Can't Leave Behind."
Song of the Year
For the song "Stuck In a Moment You Can't Get Out Of."
1990 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)
For the song "Angel of Harlem".

MTV TRL Awards

2003 Nominee
MTV TRL Award
Rock The Mic Award
Shared with:
For 'Beautiful Day'

MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

2009 Nominee
VMA
Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman)
U2: Where the Streets Have No Name (1987)
2007 Nominee
VMA
Most Earthshattering Collaboration
U2 Feat. Green Day: The Saints Are Coming (2006)
Shared with:
2005 Nominee
VMA
Best Group Video
U2: Vertigo (2004)
Breakthrough Video
U2: Vertigo (2004)
2001 Winner
Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award
Nominee
VMA
Video of the Year
U2: Beautiful Day, Version 1 (2001)
Best Group Video
U2: Elevation (2001)
Best Video from a Film
U2: Elevation (2001)
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
1995 Nominee
VMA
Best Video from a Film
U2: Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me (1995)
Batman Forever (1995)
1992 Winner
VMA
Best Group Video
U2: Even Better Than the Real Thing, Version 2 (1992)
1989 Winner
VMA
Best Video from a Film
U2 & B. B. King: When Love Comes to Town (1989)
U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)
Shared with:
1988 Nominee
VMA
Video of the Year
U2: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (1987)
Video of the Year
U2: Where the Streets Have No Name (1987)
Best Group Video
U2: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (1987)
Best Group Video
U2: Where the Streets Have No Name (1987)
Best Concept Video
U2: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (1987)
Viewer's Choice
U2: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (1987)
Viewer's Choice
U2: Where the Streets Have No Name (1987)
Best Stage Performance in a Video
U2: Where the Streets Have No Name (1987)
1987 Winner
VMA
Viewer's Choice
U2: With or Without You (1987)
Nominee
VMA
Video of the Year
U2: With or Without You (1987)
Best Group Video
U2: With or Without You (1987)
Best Overall Performance in a Video
U2: With or Without You (1987)
1985 Nominee
VMA
Best Group Video
U2: Pride (In the Name of Love), Version 1 (1984)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Sonny Bono Visionary Award
For their unparalleled humanitarian work against extreme poverty, disease, and social injustice.

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