Awards and honors

Johnny Cash awards honors award honor hall of fame

Being an artist recognized by the people, well even loved by the people, Cash received quite a lot of awards and honors. Three Hall of Fame inductions, 9 CMA awards and 17 Grammy awards, to mention some! Here you’ll find his accomplishments:

Hall of Fame Inductions

1977    –    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
1980    –    Country Music Hall of Fame
1992    –    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1999    –    Rockabilly Hall Of Fame
2007    –    Hit Parade Hall Of Fame
2011     –    Gospel Music Hall of Fame
2013     –    Memphis Music Hall of Fame

Country Music Association

1968    –    Album of the Year    –    At Folsom Prison
1969    –    Vocal Group of the Year    –    With June Carter
1969    –    Male Vocalist of the Year
1969    –    Single of the Year    –    A Boy Named Sue
1969    –    Album of the Year    –    At San Quentin
1969    –    Entertainer of the Year
2003    –    Music Video of the Year    –    Hurt
2003    –    Single of the Year    –    Hurt
2003    –    Album of the Year    –    American IV: The Man Comes Around

Grammy Awards

1968    –    Best Country & Western Performance, Duo, Trio or Group    –    Jackson (With June Carter)
1969    –    Best Male Country Vocal    –    Folsom Prison Blues
1969    –    Best Album Notes    –    At Folsom Prison
1970    –    Best Male Country Vocal    –    A Boy Named Sue
1970    –    Best Country Song    –    A Boy Named Sue (Shel Silverstein)
1970    –    Best Album Notes    –    Nashville Skyline (Written by Cash for Bob Dylan)
1971    –    Best Country Performance by Due or Group with Vocal    –    If I Were A Carpenter (With June Carter)
1987    –    Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album    –    Interviews From The Class of ’55 Recording Sessions (With Carl Perkins, Chips Moman, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison and Sam Phillips)
1990    –    Legend Award
1995    –    Best Contemporary Folk Album    –    American Recordings
1998    –    Best Country Album    –    Unchained
1999    –    Lifetime Achievement
2001    –    Best Country Male Vocal    –    Solitary Man
2002    –    Best Country Album    –    Timeless: Hank Williams Tribute (Cash contributed with a cover of “I Dreamed About Mama Last Night)
2003    –    Best Country Male Vocal    –    Give My Love To Rose
2004    –    Best Short Form Video    –    Hurt (Directed by Mark Romanek)
2006    –    Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package    –    The Legend
2008    –    Best Short Form Video    –    God’s Gonna Cut You Down MTV Awards
2003    –    Best Cinematography    –    Hurt
2003    –    Nominated for 5 other MTV Awards

Other Awards

1985    –    Single Of The Year    –    Highwayman (With Highwaymen)    –    Academy of Country Music
1989    –    Living Legend    –    Music City News
1991    –    The Spoken Word    –    The New Testament (Cash read)    –    Angel Award
1996    –    Kennedy Center Honors    –    Kennedy Center
2002    –    Spirit of Americana Free Speech Award    –    Americana Awards
2004    –    Recorded Event of the Year    –    IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association

Johnny Cash has also recieved 19 BMI awards, 2 SESAC awards and 1 ASCAP award. More information on these to come.

Non-Musical Awards

1970    –    Man of the Year    –    Newspaper Entertainment Association
1971    –    Honorary Degree/Doctorate of Humanities    –    Garner Webb University
1972    –    Man of the Year    –    Listen Magazine
1972    –    Audie Murphy Patriotism Award    –    Sprit of America Festival
1976    –    Honorary Degree/Doctorate of Humane Letters    –    National University
1977    –    Horatio Alger Award    –    Horation Alger
1979    –    Humanitarian Award    –    United Nations
1979    –    Man of the Year    –    Youth for Christ
1981    –    President’s Award    –    National Association for Continuing Adult Education
1986    –    Shalom Peace Award    –    Jewish National Fund

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