Awards and Achievements


American Music Awards

1987 - Soul/R&B, "Nasty"
1987 - Soul/R&B, Favorite Female Artist
1988 - Pop/Rock & Soul, "When I Think Of You"
1990 - Soul/R&B, "Miss You Much"
1990 - Dance, Favorite Single "Miss You Much"
1991 - Soul/R&B, Favorite Female Artist
1991 - Pop/Rock, Favorite Female Artist
1991 - Dance Music, Favorite Artist
1999 - Soul/R&B, Favorite Female Artist

Billboard Music Awards

1990 - #1 R&B Album, "Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814"
1990 - #1 R&B Artist
1990 - #1 R&B Albums Artist
1990 - #1 R&B Singles Artist
1990 - #1 Pop Album, "Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814"
1990 - #1 Hot 100 Singles Artist
1990 - #1 Hot 100 Singles Artist - Female
1990 - #1 Top Dance Club Play Artist
1990 - #1 Top Hot Dance 12" Singles Sales Artist
1999 - #1 R&B Artist, Female

Billboard/Tanqueray Sterling Music Video Awards

1990 - Best Female Artist, Black/Rap
1990 - Best Female Artist, Dance
1990 - Director's Award (Black/Rap), "Rhythm Nation"
1990 - Director's Award (Dance), "Alright"
1990 - Billboard/Tanqueray Sterling Music Video Award for Artistic
Achievement, "Rhythm Nation"
1995 - Pop/Rock Video of the Year, "Scream"

MTV Video Music Awards

1987 - Best Choreography in a Video, "Nasty"
1988 - Best Cinematography in a Video, "The Pleasure Principle"
1988 - Best Choreography in a Video, "The Pleasure Principle"
1990 - Best Choreography in a Video, "Rhythm Nation"
1990 - Video Vanguard
1991 - Best Female Video of the Year, "Love Will Never Do (Without You)"
1994 - Best Female Video, "If"
1995 - Best Dance Video, "Scream"
1995 - Best Choreography, "Scream"
1995 - Best Art Direction, "Scream"

MTV Movie Awards

1994 - Best Female Performance, "Poetic Justice"
1994 - Most Desirable Female, "Poetic Justice"

MTV Europe Music Awards

1997 - Best Female Artist

Soul Train Awards

Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Music Video, "Control"
Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Album, "Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814"
Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Single Female, "Miss You Much"
Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Music Video, "Rhythm Nation"
Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Music Video, "Alright"
Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Music Video, "If"

DMC DJ Award

1986 - Best Female Vocalist

Edison Award

1987 - "Control"

Radioscope

1986 - Music Award Female Vocalist

Grammy Awards

1989 - Best Music Video - Long Form, "Rhythm Nation 1814"
1993 - Best R&B Song, "That's The Way Love Goes"
1995 - Best Music Video - Short Form, "Scream"
1998 - Best Music Video - Short Form, "Got 'Til It's Gone"

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

1998 - Favorite Female - R&B, "The Velvet Rope"

Bravo

1993 - Goldene Siegerin Der Otto-Wahl

Performance Magazine

1993 - R&B Act of the Year

Playboy Magazine

1994 - Best Rock Album, "janet."
1994 - Music Video, "If"

BMI Pop Awards

1990 - Songwriter of the Year
1990 - "Alright"
1990 - "Come Back To Me"
1990 - "Escapade"
1990 - "Rhythm Nation"
1991 - "Black Cat"
1991 - "Come Back To Me"
1992 - "State of the World"
1993 - "That's The Way Love Goes"
1994 - "Again"
1994 - "Any Time, Any Place"
1994 - "Because of Love"
1994 - "If"
1999 - "Together Again"

Cosmopolitan Magazine

1997 - Best Album of the Year, "The Velvet Rope"

TMF Awards

1998 - Best International Female Singer
1999 - Best International Female Singer

VH1 Fashion Awards

1998 - Most Stylish Video, "Got 'Til It's Gone"

GLAAD Media Awards

1998 - Outstanding Music, "The Velvet Rope"

Humanitarian/Outstanding Achievement Awards

1990 - Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
1990 - Center for Population Options - Nancy Susan Reynolds Award
1990 - NAACP, The Greater Hartford - Musical and Civil Rights Efforts
1991 - Starlight Foundation - Humanitarian of the Year
1992 - 24th Annual NAACP Awards - "Chairman's Award"
1992 - Soul Train Awards - Sammy Davis, Jr. Award as "Entertainer of the Year"
1993 - Ebony - American Black Achievement Award
1994 - Friends of The Black Academy Award Nominees, Award of Recognition - Composer/Lyricist "Again"
1995 - C.O.R.E. - The Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Outstanding Achievement (Congress of Racial Equality)
1995 - Essence Award for her humanitarian efforts
1995 - International Dance Award - Outstanding Achievement in Dance Music
1997 - The National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC) Honoree Award
1997 - Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards - Lena Horne Award for Outstanding Career Achievements
1999 - World Music Award - Outstanding Contribution to Pop Music
1999 - APLA Award - Commitment to Life Award
1999 - ASCAP Award - Most Performed Song of 1998 for "Together Again"
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