List of awards and nominations received by Santana

Santana awards and nominations
Barcelona, 1984
Totals
Awards won 36
Nominations 42

Santana is a Latin-influenced rock band, formed in 1967 in San Francisco by its one constant member, Carlos Santana. Their album Supernatural (2000) and its subsequent singles "Maria Maria" and "Smooth" were particularly successful.

The group has won numerous awards, including ten Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Santana's works entered the Grammy Hall of Fame and Latin Grammy Hall of Fame. Carlos Santana was inducted into the NAACP Image Hall of Fame, and was dedicated a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has also received accolades not related to his musical work, including the UCLA Cesar E. Chavez Spirit Award and Patrick Lippert Award, both for his social engagements.

According to its official website, Santana has sold more than 100 million records to date.[1] Arista records Shaman and Supernatural as selling a combined total of 30 million.[2] The band's best-selling album to date is Supernatural, which sold over 27 million copies worldwide.[3] According to the British fact book Guinness Book of World Records, Supernatural is the best-selling album of all time by a Latin artist.

American Music Awards

The American Music Awards are awarded annually. Santana has received one award from two nominations.[4][5]

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 Supernatural Favorite Pop/Rock Album Won
Santana Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Nominated

Amigo Awards

The Amigo Awards honor the best advertising supporters of each member publication during the National Association of Hispanic Publication's Annual Convention. Santana has won two awards.[6]

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 Santana Best International Band Won
2000 Supernatural Best International Album Won

APRA Awards

The APRA Awards are presented annually from 1982 by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA).[7] Santana has received one award.[8]

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 "Just Feel Better" Most Performed Foreign Work Won

Billboard Century Awards

The Billboard Century Award is a special award sponsored by Billboard, that honors musicians with distinct music genres. Carlos Santana has received one award.[9]

Year Recipient Award Result
1996 Carlos Santana Billboard Century Award Won

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards were distributed by Blockbuster Inc. between 1994 and 2001. Santana has received one award.[10]

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 Santana Favorite Artist or Group, Rock Won

Brit Awards

The Brit Awards are annually given by the British Phonographic Industry to British and non-British musicians. Santana has received one nomination.[11]

Year Recipient Award Result
2001 Santana Best International Group Nominated

CBS Record's Crystal Globe Award

CBS Record's Crystal Globe Award is given to musicians who whose albums have sold over 5 million times worldwide. Santana has received one award.[12][13]

Year Recipient Award Result
1977 Santana First band with over 5 million record sales worldwide Won

CHCI Medallions of Excellence

The CHCI Medallions of Excellence is given to "recognize leadership and community service at their highest influence within the Latino community and in U.S. society at all levels."[14] Carlos Santana won one award.

Year Recipient Award Result
1999 Carlos Santana Medallion of Excellence for Community Service Won

Chicano Music Awards

The Chicano Music Awards are annually given to Mexican musicians. Carlos Santana has received one award.[12]

Year Recipient Award Result
1997 Carlos Santana Latino Music Legend of the Year Won

Echo

The Echo is awarded to national and international music acts by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. Carlos Santana has received one award.[15]

Year Recipient Award Result
2001 Carlos Santana Best International Rock/Pop Male Artist Won

Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States for outstanding achievements in the music industry. Santana has received ten awards and four nominations.[16][17]

Year Nominated work Award Result Ref.
1973 "Caravanserai" Best Pop Instrumental Performance with Vocal Coloring Nominated [18]
1988 "Blues for Salvador" Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group Or Soloist) Won [19]
1993 "Gypsy/Grajonca" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated [20]
1996 "Every Now and Then" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated [21]
2000 "Smooth" Record of the Year Won [19]
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Won [19]
Supernatural Album of the Year Won [19]
Best Rock Album Won [19]
"Maria Maria" Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Won [19]
"El Farol" Best Pop Instrumental Performance Won [19]
"The Calling" Best Rock Instrumental Performance Won [19]
"Put Your Lights On" Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group Won [19]
"Love of My Life" Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated [22]
2002 "The Game of Love" Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Won [19]

Grammy Hall of Fame

The Grammy Hall of Fame Award is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings, that are at least twenty-five years old and that have "qualitative or historical significance".[23] One album by Santana was inducted.

Year Recipient Award Result
1999 Abraxas Grammy Hall of Fame Inducted

Guinness Book of World Records

The Guinness Book of World Records is a reference book published annually, containing a collection of world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. Santana has been mentioned four times in the Guinness Book of World Records.[24]

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 Santana Most Grammy Awards won in a single year by a group (8 Grammys) Mentioned
Supernatural Best selling album by a Latin artist (more than 27 million records) Mentioned
Santana Longest gap between first chart entry and first no.1 single (30 years) Mentioned
Santana Longest gap between U.S. chart album hits (28 years) Mentioned

Hollywood Walk of Fame Award

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a permanent public monument to achievement in the entertainment industry. Each June, a committee selects approximately 20 celebrities to receive stars on the Walk of Fame during the following year. Carlos Santana has received a star on the walk in 1997.[25]

Year Recipient Award Result
1997 Carlos Santana A star located at 7080 Hollywood Blvd Inducted

Latin Grammy Award

The Latin Grammy Award is an award given to musicians who have contributed to Latin music. It was established by National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences in 1991. Santana has received three awards.[26]

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 "Corazón Espinado" Record of the Year Won
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Duo or Group Won
"El Farol" Best Pop Instrumental Performance Won

Latin Grammy Hall of Fame Award

The Latin Grammy Hall of Fame Award is given to Latin musicians or their works. One song by Santana has been inducted.[27]

Year Recipient Award Result
2001 "Oye Como Va" Induction into the Latin Grammy Hall of Fame Inducted

NAACP Image Award

The NAACP Image Award is an accolade that honors outstanding achievements and performances of people in film, television, music and literature, as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors. Carlos Santana has been inducted into the Hall of Fame.[28]

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 Carlos Santana NAACP Image Hall of Fame Inducted

Patrick Lippert Award

The Patrick Lippert Award is an award by Rock the Vote, a foundation that helps young people to promote their political statements. The award honors artists and other public figures that have made contributions to activism, volunteerism and political involvement. Carlos Santana has received one award for his work with the Milagro Foundation.[29][30]

Year Recipient Award Result
2001 Carlos Santana Patrick Lippert Award Won

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Santana has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, among other influential musicians.[31]

Year Recipient Award Result
1998 Santana
(Jose Chepito Areas, David Brown, Mike Carabello,
Gregg Rolie, Carlos Santana, and Michael Shrieve)
Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducted

UCLA Cesar E. Chavez Spirit Award

Carlos Santana and his wife Deborah have been awarded the UCLA Cesar E. Chavez Spirit Award, an award named after Cesar E. Chavez and given to people for their social engagement.[32]

Year Recipient Award Result
2001 Carlos Santana and Deborah Santana Award for social engagement Won

VH1 awards

VH1, an American cable television network based in New York City, gives out annually the VHI Awards. Santana has won two awards.[33][34]

Year Recipient Award Result
2000 Carlos Santana Man of the Year Won
"Smooth" Your Song Kicked Ass But Was Played Too Damn Much Won

References

General

Further Reading

External links

Santana portal
  • Grammy Awards official site
  • Latin Grammy Awards official site