Awards

1991 – 1999

Billboard Music Award
Top Pop Artist
Top Album Artist
Top Pop Album Artist
Top Single Artist
Top Female Singles Artist
Top Female Album Artist

BMI Pop Award
for “Love Takes Time” (Song Of The Year)
for “Vision of Love”
for “Someday”
for “I Don’t Wanna Cry”

Grammy Award
Best New Artist
Best Pop Vocal Performance,Female “Vision Of Love”

New York City Music Award
o Best Female Pop Vocalist

Rolling Stone Award
Best New Female Singer

American Music Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
Billboard Music Award
Top Female Album Artist for Emotions
Top Female Single Artist
Hot 100 Singles Female Artist

BMI Pop Award
Songwriter of the Year

American Music Award
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
Favorite Adult Contemporary Album- (“MTV Unplugged”)

BMI Pop Award
for “Emotions”
for “Emotions Vocal High Notes”
for “Can’t Let Go”
for “Make It Happen”

Australian Recording Industry Association Music Award
Most Popular Album for Music Box
Best Chart Album Performance for Music Box
Most Popular International Solo Singer

Billboard Music Award
Female Artist of the Year

Bravo Magazine Award
Gold Otto for Best Female Artist

BMI Pop Award
for “Dreamlover”

MTV Europe Music Award
o Best Female

Rockefeller Center Award
o for over twenty million sales: “Music Box”
o for sales of fifty-five million records worldwide since 1990

Smash Hits Award (UK)
Best Female Solo Singer

American Music Award
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist

Archer Awards
Best Artist
Best Album with Daydream
Best Single with “Fantasy”
Best Female Singer

Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Top Pop Female

BMI Pop Award
for “Anytime You Need a Friend”
for “Hero”
for “Dreamlover” (second award)

Echo Preis Awards
o Best Artist International

Smash Hits Award (UK)
Best Female Solo Singer

Top 10 Magazine Awards (Australia)
Supertip Singer

* World Music Award
World’s Best Selling Pop Artist of the Year
Best Selling American Recording Artist of the Year
World’s Overall Best Selling Performing Artist of the Year

American Music Awards
o Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
o Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

Billboard Music Award
Hot 100 Single Artist Of The Year
Special Award for the record sixteen weeks at number one with “One Sweet Day”
Hot 100 Airplay for “Always Be My Baby”
Hot Adult Contemporary Artist of the Year

Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Single for “Fantasy”
Favorite Adult Contemporary Single Female for “One Sweet Day”

BMI Pop Award
for “Anytime You Need a Friend” (second award)

Gold Disc Awards (Japan)
International Artist of the Year
International Pop Album of the Year (Daydream)

IFPI Platinum Europe Awards
“Merry Christmas”
“Daydream” (three awards)

National Dance Music Award
Dance Artist of the Year
Dance Record of the Year for “Fantasy”

TMF Awards (Holland)
o Best International Female Singer

Winter Music Conference National Dance Music Awards
Favorite Single (“Fantasy”)
Favorite Female Contemporary Single (“One Sweet Day”)
Dance Artist of the Year
Dance Record of the Year (“Fantasy”)

World Music Award
World’s Best Selling R&B Female Artist of the Year
World’s Best Selling Overall Recording Female Artist
World’s Best Selling Pop Artist of the Year
World’s Best Selling American Female Artist of the Year

ASCAP Pop Award
for “One Sweet Day”
for “Fantasy”
for “Forever”
for “Always Be My Baby”

BMI Pop Award
for “Always Be My Baby”
for “Fantasy”
for “One Sweet Day”
for “Forever”

Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Top Female Artist for Butterfly

IFPI Platinum Europe Awards
for “Butterfly”

VH1 Award
Artist of the Year

American Music Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

Billboard Music Awards
Special Billboard Hot 100 Award for the most number-one singles ever by a female solo artist

BMI Pop Award
for “Always Be My Baby” (second award)

Entertainer of the Year Award
For Distinguished Achievement in Music

International Achievement in Arts Award
Entertainer of the Year

Japan Gold Disc Awards
o Best International Pop Album of the Year (Butterfly)

Long Island Music Award
Best Female Singer

Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards
Aretha Franklin Award for Entertainer of the Year

World Music Award
World’s Best Selling Female R&B Artist
Legend Award for World’s Best Selling Recording Artist of the 90s

Billboard Music Award
Artist of the Decade

Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Pop Female for #1′s

Broadcast Film Critics Association Award
Best Film song for “When You Believe”

BMI Pop Award
Pop Songwriter Of The Year
for “Butterfly”
for “My All”
for “Honey”

Congressional Award Foundation
Howard Humanitarian Award
Horizon Award

IFPI Platinum Europe Awards
Rainbow

NAACP Image Award
Outstanding Duo or Group “When You Believe” (duet with Whitney Houston)

NABOB Awards
Entertainer of the Year

Oscar Awards
The best song for a Movie for “When You Believe”

2000 – NOW

BMI Urban Songwriter Award
for “Thank God I Found You”

Make-A-Wish Foundation’s 2000 Chris Grecius Award for Celebrity Wish Granter of the Year

Radio Music Award
Most Requested Artist (1993-2001)

One of People magazine’s “25 Most Intriguing People of 2001

Billboard Music Award
Top R&B/Hip-Hop single — Sales for “Loverboy”

Recording Industry Association of America commemorative award (“Blue Diamond Award”) for more than 100 gold, platinum, and multi-platinum certifications throughout her professional career..

Special NRJ Radio Award (Sweden)
Most Played Artist (1993–2003)

MTV TRL Award
The Free Ride Award – Best Vehicle Hook-Up (“Loverboy” Hot Rod)

“Wild Writings” Online-Magazine, Wild Awards
Best Unreleased Album Track — ‘My Saving Grace’

IFPI Platinum Europe Awards
for #1s (two awards/first award was given in 1998)

Voted as having the greatest voice on MTV’s 22 Greatest Voices in Music

Soul Train Music Awards
Quincy Jones Award for Outstanding Career Achievements in the Field of Entertainment (female)

Z100 Achievement in New York Music Award

The Fresh Air Fund’s Salute to American Heroes Awards
American Heroes Award for ongoing contribution to the Fresh Air Fund

World Music Award
Chopard Diamond Award
+ first female ever to receive the award

Cove Magazine
Placed No. 1 on 100 Outstanding Pop Vocalists chart

Female First Poll
Best Dressed Celebrity of 2004

Groovevolt Music Award
Best Album Female for Charmbracelet
Best Pop Song Performance — Female (“Through the Rain”)
Best Pop Deep Cut (unreleased album track) for “My Saving Grace”
Best Hip-Hop Collaboration for “I Know What You Want” with Busta Rhymes

MTV Asia Award
Lifetime Achievement Award

2005 Recording Academy Honors
Outstanding achievements

American Heroes Award for ongoing contribution to the Fresh Air Fund

American Music Awards
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

Billboard Music Awards
Billboard 200 album artist of the year —Female
R&B/Hip-Hop artist of the year —Female
Rhythmic Top 40 Title of the Year: “We Belong Together”
Hot 100 song of the Year for “We Belong Together”
Hot 100 Airplay of the Year for “We Belong Together”

BAMBI
Best Pop International Artist

Shangay Music Awards (España)
International Artist Of The Year

Capital FM Awards
London’s Outstanding Contribution to Music (Biggest-Selling Female Artist of All Time)

Groovevolt Music Awards
Best Song Collaboration Duo or Group for “U Make Me Wanna” with Jadakiss

KISS 100
o Best Female Artist

MTV India Award
Best International Female Pop Act

MTV Video Music Awards Japan
International Video Icon

Radio Music Awards
Artist of the Year/Urban and Rhythmic Radio
Song of the Year/Mainstream Hit Radio: “We Belong Together”
Song of the Year/Urban and Rhythmic Radio: “We Belong Together”
Radio Legend Award

Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards
Best R&B/Soul Single, Solo for “We Belong Together”
Best R&B/Soul Album, Solo for The Emancipation of Mimi

Teen Choice Awards
Choice Music R&B Artist
Choice Love Song for “We Belong Together”

Teen People Awards
Artist of the Year

The Reign Award
Outstanding Achievement Award

Vibe Awards
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year for The Emancipation of Mimi
Best R&B Song for “We Belong Together”
R&B Voice of the Year

World Music Awards
World’s Best-Selling Pop Female Artist
World’s Best-Selling R&B Artist
World’s Most-played Single for “We Belong Together”
Female Entertainer Of The Year
+ made sixteen lifetime WMAs, the most for any artist.

IFPI Platinum Europe Award
for The Emancipation Of Mimi 

XM Nation Music Award
Comeback of the Year

ASCAP Awards
“Song of the Year” for “We Belong Together” (tied with “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” by Green Day)

Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album: Mariah Carey, “The Emancipation Of Mimi” (Island/IDJMG)
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist: Mariah Carey (Island/IDJMG)
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Female Artist: Mariah Carey (Island/DJMG)
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist: Mariah Carey (Island/IDJMG)
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Artist: Mariah Carey (Island/IDJMG)

BMI Urban Awards
Song of the Year: “We Belong Together”
Songwriter of the Year
Songwriter of the Year for placing three songs on the ‘most-performed’ list: “Don’t Forget About Us,” “Shake It Off” and “We Belong Together”.
Number-one Billboard song: “We Belong Together”

CHV Thailand Video Music Awards
o Best International Female Artist

Gillette Venus Awards
Celebrity Legs of A Goddess

Grammy Award
Best Contemporary R&B Album: The Emancipation of Mimi
Best R&B Song: “We Belong Together”
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: “We Belong Together”

WPGC Music Awards
Best Female Vocal
Best Slow Song (We Belong Together)
Best Album (The Emancipation Of Mimi)
Best Song (We Belong Together)

Groovevolt Music Awards
Album of the Year: The Emancipation of Mimi
Song of the Year: “We Belong Together”
Best Pop Female Album: The Emancipation of Mimi
Best Pop Female Song Performance: “We Belong Together”
Best Pop Unreleased Album Track: “Circles”
Best R&B/Soul Female Song Performance: “We Belong Together”

NAACP Image Award
Outstanding Album: The Emancipation of Mimi

TRL Awards
First Lady of TRL.
Retired Videos Award for “We Belong Together”, “Shake It Off”, & “Don’t Forget About Us”.

Soul Train Music Awards
Best R&B/Soul Album; Female for The Emancipation of Mimi
Best R&B/Soul Single; Female for “We Belong Together.

Make-a-Wish Foundation Award
Wish Icon Award for her “extraordinary generosity and her many wish granting achievements”.
BMI Pop Award

for “Shake It Off”
for “Don’t Forget About Us”

VH1 Awards
Award for her Contribution to VH1 Save The Music Foundation
Operation Smile Award
2007 Smile Ambassador
Hollywood Walk Of Fame Awards
Recording Stars 

American Music Awards
Honorary Achievement Award for her record-breaking accomplishments of 18 #1 singles and most weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100

Basenotes Award
Best Celebrity Women’s Fragrance for M by Mariah Carey
BET Awards
Best Comedic Video “Touch My Body”
MTV Video Music Awards Japan
Video Vanguard
Bet Awards
Beautiful Healthy Smile
Inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame
World Music Awards
o Special Achievement Award for most # 1 singles (18) achieved by any female solo recording artist 

VIRGIN MEDIA RECORDS
Comeback of the year “E=MC²”

MTV Cribs Awards
Best Closet Awards

21st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival
Breakthrough Performance Award – Precious

2009 Billboard Music Awards Decade-End Charts
Hot-100 Song of the Decade for “We Belong Together”
Radio Song of the Decade for “We Belong Together”

Capri Awards
Supporting Actress of the Year “Precious”

People’s Choice Awards
Favorite R&B Artist

Black Reel Awards
Best Supporting Actress- Precious
Best Ensemble- Precious

Screen Actors Guild Awards
Best Cast in a Motion Picture: Precious

Keepers Of The Dream Awards
James Brown Cultural Excellence Award

ASCAP Awards
Song of the Decade: “We Belong Together”

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