List of awards and nominations received by Foo Fighters

List of Foo Fighters awards and nominations

Foo Fighters performing in Milwaukee in December 2006.

Award Won Nominated
American Music Awards 1 2
Billboard Music Awards 0 3
Brit Awards 3 3
Grammy Awards 11 25
Kerrang! Awards 3 3
MTV Australia Music Awards 0 5
MTV Europe Music Awards 0 10
MTV Video Music Awards 2 16
MTV Video Music Awards Japan 0 3
NME Awards 4 6
People's Choice Awards 0 1
Q Awards 0 2
Radio Music Awards 0 3
Teen Choice Awards 0 3
Total
Awards won 24 85
Footnotes

This is a comprehensive list of major music awards and nominations received by Foo Fighters, an American alternative rock band. Foo Fighters were formed in 1995 by lead singer Dave Grohl.[1] Foo Fighters has received twenty-four awards from eighty-five nominations.

American Music Awards

The American Music Awards is an annual award created by Dick Clark. The awards show is similar to the Grammy Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards.

Year Award Work Result
2008 Favorite Alternative Artist Foo Fighters Nominated
2011 Won

Billboard Music Awards

Year Award Work Result
2012 Top Rock Artist Foo Fighters Nominated
Top Alternative Artist Nominated
Top Rock Album "Wasting Light" Nominated

Brit Awards

The Brit Awards are awarded annually in the United Kingdom. Foo Fighters has received three awards from three nominations.[2]

Year Award Work Results
2008 International Group Foo Fighters Won
International Album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace Won
2012 International Group Foo Fighters Won

Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in the United States. Foo Fighters has received eleven awards from twenty-five nominations.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11] They have won Best Rock Album four times, more than any other band.

Year Work Award Result
1996 Foo Fighters Best Alternative Music Performance Nominated
1998 The Colour and the Shape Best Rock Album Nominated
"Monkey Wrench" Best Hard Rock Performance Nominated
2001 There Is Nothing Left to Lose Best Rock Album Won
"Learn to Fly" Best Short Form Music Video Won
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
2003 "All My Life" Best Hard Rock Performance Won
Best Rock Song Nominated
2004 One by One Best Rock Album Won
2006 In Your Honor Best Rock Album Nominated
Best Surround Sound Album Nominated
"Best of You" Best Rock Song Nominated
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Nominated
"Virginia Moon" Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated
2008 Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace Best Rock Album Won
Album of the Year Nominated
"The Pretender" Best Hard Rock Performance Won
Record of the Year Nominated
Best Rock Song Nominated
2012 Wasting Light Album of the Year Nominated
Best Rock Album Won
"Walk" Best Rock Performance Won
Best Rock Song Won
"White Limo" Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Won
Back and Forth Best Long Form Music Video Won

Kerrang! Awards

The Kerrang! Awards is an award show from Kerrang! Magazine. Foo Fighters received Three Awards.

Year Award Work Results
2000 Classic Songwriters Foo Fighters Won
2002 Hall Of Fame Foo Fighters Won
2005 Best Single "Best of You" Won

MTV Awards

MTV Australia Music Awards

The MTV Australia Music Awards is the Australian version of the MTV Video Music Awards. Foo Fighters received five nominations.

Year Award Work Results
2006 Best Album "In Your Honour" Nominated
"Best of You" Best Group Video Nominated
Best Rock Video Nominated
2008 Video of the Year "The Pretender" Nominated
Best Live Performer Echoes, Silence, Patience, and Grace Tour Nominated

MTV Europe Music Awards

The MTV Europe Music Awards is an annuel award show from MTV Europe. Foo Fighters received ten nominations.

Year Award Work Results
2000 Best Video "Learn to Fly" Nominated
Best Rock Foo Fighters Nominated
2005 Best Rock Foo Fighters Nominated
2007 Best Headliner Foo Fighters Nominated
Best Video "The Pretender" Nominated
2008 Best Headliner Foo Fighters Nominated
2009 Best Rock Foo Fighters Nominated
2011 Best Rock Foo Fighters Nominated
Best Live Act Nominated
Best North American act Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. Foo Fighters has received two awards from sixteen nominations.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19]

Year Award Video Results
1996 Best Group Video "Big Me" Won
Video of the Year Nominated
Best Alternative Video Nominated
Best Direction Nominated
1997 Best Rock Video "Monkey Wrench" Nominated
Best Alternative Video Nominated
1998 Best Rock Video "Everlong" Nominated
Best Special Effects Nominated
Best Art Direction Nominated
2000 Best Group Video "Learn to Fly" Nominated
Best Direction Nominated
2005 Best Rock Video "Best of You" Nominated
Best Editing Nominated
2008 Best Rock Video "The Pretender" Nominated
2009 Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman) "Everlong" Nominated
2011 Best Rock Video "Walk" Won

MTV Video Music Awards Japan

The MTV Video Music Awards Japan is the Japanese version of the MTV Video Music Awards. Foo Fighters were nominated twice.

Year Award Work Results
2003 Best Rock Video "All My Life" Nominated
2008 "The Pretender" Nominated
2012 Best Video From a Film "Walk" from Thor Nominated

NME Awards

The NME Awards is an annual award show from NME Magazine in the UK. Foo Fighters received four awards.

Year Award Work Results
2008 Best Album of the Year Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace Won
2011 Godlike Genius Award Dave Grohl Won
2012 Best International Band Foo Fighters Won
Best Music Film Back and Forth Won
2013 Best International Band Foo Fighters Nominated
Hero of the Year Dave Grohl Nominated

People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards is an annual award show from CBS television. People vote for their favorite movies, TV shows, and music. Foo Fighters are nominated for one award.

Year Award Work Results
2012 Favorite Band Foo Fighters Nominated

Radio Music Awards

The Radio Music Awards is an annuel award show for the best radio music. Foo Fighters received three nominations.

Year Award Work Results
2005 Artist of the Year/Alternative and Active Rock Radio Foo Fighters Nominated
Song of the Year/Alternative and Active Rock Radio "Best of You" Nominated
Song of the Year/Rock Radio Nominated

Q Awards

The Q Awards is an annuel awards show from Q Magazine. Foo Fighters received two nominations.

Year Award Work Results
2003 Best Act in the World Today Foo Fighters Nominated
2007 Nominated

Teen Choice Awards

The Teen Choice Awards is an annual award show which first aired in 1999 by Fox Broadcasting Company. Foo Fighters were nominated twice in 2011.

Year Award Work Results
2011 Choice Rock Band Foo Fighters Nominated
Choice Rock Track "Rope" Nominated
2012 Choice Rock Band Foo Fighters Nominated

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