Santana awards and nominations
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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. Arista records Shaman and Supernatural as selling a combined total of 30 million. The band's best-selling album to date is Supernatural, which sold over 27 million copies worldwide. 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.
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.
The APRA Awards are presented annually from 1982 by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Santana has received one award.
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.
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards were distributed by Blockbuster Inc. between 1994 and 2001. Santana has received one award.
The Brit Awards are annually given by the British Phonographic Industry to British and non-British musicians. Santana has received one nomination.
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.
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." Carlos Santana won one award.
Chicano Music Awards
The Chicano Music Awards are annually given to Mexican musicians. Carlos Santana has received one award.
The Echo is awarded to national and international music acts by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. Carlos Santana has received one award.
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.
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". One album by Santana was 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Santana has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, among other influential musicians.
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.
VH1, an American cable television network based in New York City, gives out annually the VHI Awards. Santana has won two awards.
- Grammy Awards official site
- Latin Grammy Awards official site