Johnny Cash - Awards and Honors

 


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!



Hall of Fame Inductions


1977    -    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

1980    -    Country Music Hall of Fame

1992    -    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


20xx    -    Rockabilly Hall Of Fame

2007    -    Hit Parade 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


  1. 1968    -    Best Country & Western Performance, Duo, Trio or Group    -    Jackson (With

  2.                  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