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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