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American entertainer Janet Jackson began her career through a series of acting roles, prior to releasing her self-titled debut album at the age of fifteen. She has sold over 100 million records.[1]

Jackson has received eleven American Music Awards, five Grammy Awards, nine MTV Video Music Awards, and 11 Billboard Music Awards. Her most notable accolades include the American Music Award's "Award of Merit," Billboard Award's "Artistic Achievement Award," MTV's "Video Vanguard Award," and Recording Academy's "Governor's Award," in addition to MTV's inaugural Icon tribute, and Radio Music Award's "Legend and World Music Awards' "Legend Award". Jackson holds several world records, and ranks as the most-searched person in internet history. She has received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for her musical contributions within film, while her humanitarian efforts have garnered APLA's "Commitment to Life Award," amfAR's "Award of Courage," and GLAAD's "Vanguard Award."

Academy Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1993 "Again" Best Original Song Nominated [2]

A Place Called Home Organization[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2003 Janet Jackson Angel of the Year Award Won [3]

AIDS Project Los Angeles[]

The AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by the HIV disease, reducing HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective usage of HIV-related public policy. Janet received the Commitment to Life Award for her contributions to the organization.

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1999 Janet Jackson Commitment to Life Award Won [4]

A&M Records[]

Main article: A&M Records

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1990 Rhythm Nation 1814 Quintuple International Platinum Award Won [5]

American Choreography Awards[]

Main article: American Choreography Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2000 Janet: The Velvet Rope Best Television/Variety Special Nominated [6]

American Cinema Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1988 Janet Jackson Performer of the Year; Video/Recording Field Won [7]

American Music Awards[]

The American Music Awards are an annual awards ceremony, created by Dick Clark. Janet holds the record for the most nominations from one album, with thirteen nominations for Control. Janet won eleven awards (including the Award of Merit).

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1987 Janet Jackson Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated [8]
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Video Artist Won
Control Favorite Pop/Rock Album Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Nominated
"Nasty" Favorite Soul/R&B Single Won
"When I Think of You" Favorite Pop/Rock Video Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Video Nominated
1988 Janet Jackson Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated [9]
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Nominated
"When I Think of You" Favorite Pop/Rock/Soul/R&B Video Won [10]
1990 Janet Jackson Favorite Dance Artist Nominated [11]
"Miss You Much" Favorite Soul/R&B Single Won
Favorite Dance Single Won
1991 Janet Jackson Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Won [12]
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Won
Favorite Dance Artist Won
Rhythm Nation 1814 Favorite Pop/Rock Album Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Nominated
1994 Janet Jackson Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated [13]
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Nominated
janet. Favorite Pop/Rock Album Nominated
Favorite Soul/R&B Album Nominated
"That's The Way Love Goes" Favorite Soul/R&B Single Nominated
1995 Janet Jackson Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated [14]
Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Nominated
1999 Janet Jackson Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Won [15]
2001 Janet Jackson Award of Merit Won
2002 Janet Jackson Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Won [16]
Internet Artist of the Year Nominated
All for You Favorite R&B/Soul Album Nominated
2004 Janet Jackson Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Nominated [17]
2016 Janet Jackson Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist Nominated [18]

AmfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala[]

Main article: amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2013 Janet Jackson Award of Courage Won [19]

AOL Television Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2001 All for You Tour Best Concert Won [20]

BET Awards[]

Main article: BET Awards

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2001 Janet Jackson Best Female Artist Nominated [21]
"All for You" Video of the Year Nominated
2004 Janet Jackson Best Female Artist Nominated [22]
2015 Janet Jackson Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award Won [23]

BET J Virtual Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2008 Janet Jackson Female Artist of the Year Nominated [24]

Billboard Magazine Year-End Number One Awards[]

The Billboard Magazine Year-End Number-One Awards were sponsored by Billboard magazine to honor artists based on Billboard Year-End Charts during the 1980s.[25][26]

Year Nominated work Award Result
1983
[27][28]
Janet Jackson Top Black Albums Artists - Female Won
Janet Jackson Top Black Artists of the Year (Combined LPs & Singles) Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Pop Album Artists - Female Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Pop Singles Artists - Female Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Black Singles Artists Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Black Albums Artists Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Black Albums Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Black Singles Artists - Female Nominated
1986
[29]
Janet Jackson Top Pop Album Artist – Female [30] Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Pop Singles Artist Won
Janet Jackson Top Pop Singles Artist – Female Won
Janet Jackson Top Dance Club Play Artist Won
Janet Jackson Top Dance Sales Artist Won
Janet Jackson Top Black Artist Won
Janet Jackson Top Black Singles Artist Won
Janet Jackson Top Black Album Artist Nominated
Control Top Black Album Nominated
"Nasty" Top Black Single Nominated
1987
[31]
Janet Jackson Top Pop Singles Artist - Female Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Pop Albums Artist - Female Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Dance/Club Play Artist Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Black Albums Artist Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Black Singles Artist Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Black Artist Nominated
Control Top Selling Album of the Year Nominated
Control – The Videos Top Music Video Cassettes Nominated
"Let's Wait Awhile" Top Adult Contemporary Single Nominated
"Control" Top Dance Sales 12" Singles Nominated
"Control" Top Black Single Nominated
1989 "Miss You Much" Top Hot 100 Single of the Year Nominated
"Rhythm Nation" Top Dance/Club Play Single of the Year Nominated
1993
[32][33]
Janet Jackson Top Pop Artists - Female (singles & albums) Won
Janet Jackson Top Billboard 200 Album Artists - Female Won
Janet Jackson Top R&B Artists - Female (singles & albums) Won
Janet Jackson Top R&B Album Artists - Female Won
"That's the Way Love Goes Top R&B Singles Airplay Won

Billboard Music Awards[]

According to Billboard, she has won 11 awards.[34][35]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1990 Janet Jackson Top Pop Artist of the Year Nominated [36]
Janet Jackson Top Hot 100 Singles Artist of the Year Won
Janet Jackson Top Dance Artist Won
Janet Jackson Top Dance Club Play Artist of the Year Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Hot Dance Singles Artist of the Year Won
Janet Jackson Top Selling R&B Albums Artist of the Year Won
Janet Jackson Top R&B Artist of the Year Won
Janet Jackson Top R&B Singles Artist of the Year Won
Rhythm Nation 1814 Best Pop Album Won
Rhythm Nation 1814 Best R&B Album Won
1995 Janet Jackson Artist Achievement Award Won [37]
1998 Janet Jackson Top Hot 100 Singles Artist, Female Nominated [38]
Janet Jackson Top Dance/Club Artist of the Year Nominated
Janet Jackson Top R&B Female Artist of the Year Nominated
"I Get Lonely" Top Hot R&B Airplay Single Nominated
2001 Janet Jackson Artistic Achievement Award Won [39]
"All for You" Top Hot 100 Single of the Year Nominated
Janet Jackson Top Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year Nominated
2018 Janet Jackson Icon Award Won [40]

Black Gold Awards[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1984 Janet Jackson Hottest Female Newcomer Won [41]
1986 "When I Think of You" Outstanding Music Video Won [42]

Black Reel Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2001 "Doesn't Really Matter" Best Song Nominated [43]
2011 For Colored Girls Outstanding Supporting Actress Nominated [44]
For Colored Girls Outstanding Ensemble Won

Black Girls Rock! Awards[]

Janet received the Rock Star award at the 2018 Black Girls Rock! ceremony on August 26, 2018.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2018 Janet Jackson Rock Star Award Won [45]

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards[]

The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards were an annual awards ceremony honoring the best in music, film, and video games. Janet received four awards from the event, including "Favorite Female Singer."

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1995 Janet Jackson Favorite Female Artist Won
1996 Janet Jackson Favorite Pop Female Won
1998 The Velvet Rope Favorite Female Album of the Year Won
1999 Janet Jackson Favorite Female Artist Won
2001 The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Favorite Actress – Comedy Nominated
"Doesn't Really Matter" Favorite Song from a Movie Nominated

BMI Awards[]

Main article: Broadcast Music, Inc.

BMI Pop Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result

[46][dead link]

Ref.
1990 "Alright" Most Played Songs Won [47]
"Escapade" Most Played Songs Won
"Rhythm Nation" Most Played Songs Won
1991 "Black Cat" Most Played Songs Won
"Come Back to Me" Most Played Songs Won
1992 "State of the World" Most Played Songs Won
1993 "That's the Way Love Goes" Most Played Songs Won
1994 "Again" Most Played Songs Won
"Any Time, Any Place" Most Played Songs Won
"If" Most Played Songs Won
"Because of Love" Most Played Songs Won
"You Want This" Most Played Songs Won
1995 "Scream" Most Played Songs Won
"Runaway" Most Played Songs Won
1999 "Together Again" Most Played Songs Won
"I Get Lonely" Most Played Songs Won
2002
"All for You"
Most Played Songs Won
"Doesn't Really Matter" Most Played Songs Won
"Someone to Call My Lover" Most Played Songs Won
2004 "All Nite (Don't Stop)" Most Played Songs Won

BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2018 Herself Icon Award Won [48]

Bravo Otto Awards (Germany)[]

The Bravo Otto Awards were established by Bravo, the largest teen magazinewithin the German-language sphere. It honored the top performers in film, music, television, and sports. Janet has received multiple awards in the "Female Singer" category.

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1990 Janet Jackson Female Singer – Bronze Award Won [49]
1993 Janet Jackson Female Singer – Gold Award Won
1994 Janet Jackson Female Singer – Silver Award Won
1995 Janet Jackson Female Singer – Gold Award Won
1997 Janet Jackson Female Singer – Bronze Award Won

BRIT Awards (UK)[]

The Brit Awards, also known as The BRITs, are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Janet has received multiple nominations, including "Best International Female Artist."

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1990 "Miss You Much" Best Music Video Nominated [50]
1991 Janet Jackson Best International Female Artist Nominated
1994 Janet Jackson Best International Female Artist Nominated
1998 Janet Jackson Best International Female Artist Nominated

CableACE Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1995 Janet: World Tour Special Best Variety Special or Series Nominated [51]

Capital Gold Awards (UK)[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2003 Janet Jackson New Legend Award Nominated [52][53]

Channel V Awards (Australia)[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1998 Janet Jackson Best International Female Artist Won [54]

Clio Awards[]

Main article: Clio Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1996 "Scream" Best Music Video Won [55]

C.O.R.E[]

Main article: Congress of Racial Equality

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1995 Janet Jackson Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Outstanding Achievement Won [56]

Dance Gallery Award[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1987 Janet Jackson Special Honors Award Won [57]

Dansk Grammy Awards (Danish Music Awards)[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1998 The Velvet Rope Best Foreign Album[citation needed] Won
Janet Jackson Best Foreign Artist[citation needed] Won

ECHO Awards (Germany)[]

The ECHO Awards are an annual German music awards ceremony, granted by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. It is the successor to the Deutscher Schallplattenpreis.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1996 Janet Jackson Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist Nominated [58]
1999 The Velvet Rope Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist Nominated [59]

Edison Awards (Netherlands)[]

Main article: Edison Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1987 Control Album of the Year Won [60]

Ebony awards[]

Main article: Ebony (magazine)

American Black Achievement Awards[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1988 Control Music Award Won [61]
1991 Rhythm Nation 1814 Music Award Won [62]
1993 janet. Music Award Nominated [63]
Janet Jackson American Black Achievement Award Won [64]
Janet Jackson Best Female Artist[citation needed] Won

Pre-Oscar Celebration Honors[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2007 Janet Jackson Excellence Award Won [65]

Essence Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1995 Janet Jackson Humanitarian Award Won [66]
2002 Janet Jackson Reader's Choice for Entertainer of the Year Award Won [67]

FHM Magazine[]

Main article: FHM

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2003 Janet Jackson World's Sexiest Woman Nominated [68]
2004 Nominated [69]
2005 Nominated [70]

GLAAD Media Awards[]

The GLAAD Media Awards were established by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to honor various entertainers and media organizations for their outstanding contributions regarding issues within the LGBT community. Janet was presented the Vanguard Award by Ellen DeGeneresfor her significant difference in promoting equal rights for gay, lesbian, and transgender people.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1998 The Velvet Rope Outstanding Music Won [71]
2008 Janet Jackson Vanguard Award Won [72]

Golden Globe Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1993 "Again" Best Original Song – Motion Picture Nominated [2]

Guinness Book of British Hit Singles[]

Main article: Guinness Book of British Hit Singles

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2003 Janet Jackson Best Selling Female Artists in United Kingdom – #6 Nominated [73]

Guinness Book of World Records[]

The Guinness Book of World Records is a reference book published annually. It compiles a list of world records, including human achievements and extremes of the natural world. She has nine inclusions in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2007 Janet Jackson Most Searched Person in Internet History Won [74]

[75]

Janet Jackson Most Searched News Item in Internet History Won
Janet Jackson Largest Fine Ever Imposed on Broadcaster: Super Bowl incident Won
2001 "What's It Gonna Be?!" Most Expensive Special Effects in a Music Video ($2.4 million) Won [76]
1999 janet. Top-Selling Dance Album of the Decade, Female Won [77]
"That's the Way Love Goes" Most Successful Dance Single, USA Won
Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson Most Successful Siblings in History Won
1996 "Scream" Most Expensive Short Film Won [78]
1991 Janet Jackson Largest Contract, Recording Won [79]

Grammy Awards[]

The Grammy Awards, or Grammys, are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The ceremony honors outstanding achievements in the music industry, with awards of the most popular interest presented during the live televised event.

Janet has Grammy Award nominations spanning five different genres (Pop, Rock, Dance, Rap and R&B).[80] During the 32nd Annual Grammy Awards, she became the first female artist to be nominated for Producer of the Year, following her production contributions on her fourth album, Rhythm Nation 1814.[81]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result[82] Ref.
1987 Control Album of the Year Nominated [83]
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
"What Have You Done For Me Lately" Best R&B Song Nominated
1988 Control—The Videos, Part II Concept Music Video Nominated
1990 Janet Jackson Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated
Rhythm Nation 1814 Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist Nominated
Best Music Video, Long Form Won
"Miss You Much" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
1991 "Alright" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
Best R&B Song Nominated
"Black Cat" Best Female Rock Vocal Performance Nominated
1993 "The Best Things In Life Are Free" Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Nominated
1994 "That's the Way Love Goes" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
Best R&B Song Won
1996 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I (as co-producer) Album of the Year Nominated
"Scream" Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated
Best Music Video Won
1998 "Got 'til It's Gone" Best Music Video Won
1999 "I Get Lonely" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
2000 "What's It Gonna Be?!" Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
2002 All For You Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
"All For You" Best Dance Recording Won
"Someone to Call My Lover" Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
2005 Damita Jo Best Contemporary R&B Album Nominated
"I Want You" Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Nominated
2007 20 Y.O. Best Contemporary R&B Album Nominated

Hit Awards (Norway)[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1998 Janet Jackson International Female Artist of the Year Won [84]

Human Rights Campaign[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2005 Janet Jackson Humanitarian Award Won [85]

HX Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2008 "Feedback" Best Song of the Year Nominated [86]

Image Awards[]

The Image Awards are presented annually by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding contributions within film, television, music, and literature. She has received multiple accolades from the ceremony, including the "Chairman's Award" and "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture" for her performance in Why Did I Get Married?.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1990 Janet Jackson Greater Hartford – Musical and Civil Rights Efforts Award Won [87]
1992 Janet Jackson Chairman's Award Won [88]
1995 Poetic Justice Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture Nominated [2]
1999 Janet: The Velvet Rope Outstanding Variety Series/Special Nominated [89]
Janet: The Velvet Rope Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special Nominated [89]
2000 "Doesn't Really Matter" Outstanding Music Video Nominated [90]
2002 Janet Jackson Outstanding Female Artist Nominated [91]
"All for You" Outstanding Music Video Nominated
2005 Damita Jo Outstanding Female Artist Nominated [92]
2008 Why Did I Get Married? Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Won [93]
2011 Why Did I Get Married Too? Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Nominated [94]

International Dance Music Awards[]

The International Dance Music Awards, held during the Winter Music Conference, is an annual electronic music ceremony. It honors the highest achievements by artists within the dance music genre. Janet has received multiple accolades from the event, including an award for "Outstanding Achievement in Dance Music".

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1995 Janet Jackson Outstanding Achievement in Dance Music Won [95]
2000 "Doesn't Really Matter" Best Dance Video Won [96]
2002 "All for You" Best Dance Video Won [97]
2005 Janet Jackson Best Dance Artist, Solo Nominated [98]
"All Nite (Don't Stop)" Best Dance Video Nominated
2009 "Feedback" Best Pop/Dance Track Nominated [99]
Best House/Garage Track Nominated
Best Urban Dance Track Nominated
2010 "Make Me" Best Urban Dance Track Nominated [100]

Japan Gold Disc Awards[]

Main article: Japan Gold Disc Award

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2001 "Doesn't Really Matter" Top Selling Song of the Year – Foreign Music Won [101]
2002 All for You Top Selling International Pop Album of the Year Won [102]

Japan Radio Popular Disks Awards[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2001 "All for You" Record of the Year Won [103]
Janet Jackson Best Female Vocalist Won

Lady of Soul Awards[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1995 "You Want This" Best Music Video of the Year Nominated [104]
"Any Time, Any Place"/"And On and On" Best Song of the Year Nominated
1997 Janet Jackson Lena Horne Award for Outstanding Career Achievement Won [105]
1998 "I Get Lonely" Best R&B Single, Solo Nominated [106]
"I Get Lonely" Best R&B Music Video Nominated
The Velvet Rope Best R&B Album of the Year Nominated
2001 "All for You" Best R&B Single, Solo Nominated [107]

Lisa Lopes Foundation[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2008 Janet Jackson Humanitarian of the Year Won [108]

LOGO's NewNowNext Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2008 Janet Jackson Always Next, Forever Now Award Won [109]

MOBO Awards (UK)[]

Main article: MOBO Awards

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2004 Janet Jackson Icon Hall of Fame Award Won [110]
2006 Janet Jackson Best International Female Artist Nominated [111]

MTV Awards[]

MTV Europe Music Awards[]

The MTV Europe Music Awards, also referred to as the EMAs, were established to honor the most popular music videos in Europe. Janet has received eight nominations, winning for "Best Female" and "Global Icon".

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1995 Janet Jackson Best Female Nominated [112]
1997 Janet Jackson Best Female Won [113]
1998 Janet Jackson Best Female Nominated [114]
2001 Janet Jackson Best Female Nominated [115]
Best R&B Nominated
2018 Janet Jackson Global Icon Won [116]

MTV Icon[]

MTV Icon was an annual ceremony which recognized an artist who made significant contributions within music, music video, and popular culture, while impacting the MTV generation. Janet was selected to receive the network's inaugural Icon tribute, and was the only pop artist chosen to receive the honor.

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2001 Janet Jackson MTV Icon Award Won [117]

MTV Japan Video Music Awards[]

Janet received the "Inspiration Award" for her influence within music video and popular culture at the event's third annual ceremony.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2002 "All for You" Best Video of the Year Nominated [118]
"All for You" Best Female Video Nominated [citation needed]
2004 Janet Jackson Inspiration Award Won [119]

MTV Movie Awards[]

The MTV Movie Awards are an annual MTV Awards ceremony honoring the best in film. Nominees are determined by a panel at Tenth Planet Productions, while the winners are decided by the general public. Janet won two awards for her film debut in Poetic Justice.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1994 Poetic Justice Best Female Performance Won [120]
Janet Jackson Most Desirable Female Won

MTV Video Music Awards[]

The MTV Video Music Awards were established by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. Janet received the Video Vanguard Award, the ceremony's highest honor, and has been nominated for Video of the Yearmultiple times. "Scream" is the most nominated video in the show's history.[121]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1987 "Nasty" Best Female Video Nominated [122]
"Nasty" Best Overall Performance in a Video Nominated
"Nasty" Best Choreography in a Video Won
"When I Think of You" Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
1988 "The Pleasure Principle" Best Female Video Nominated [123]
"The Pleasure Principle" Best Choreography in a Video Won
1990 Janet Jackson Video Vanguard Award Won [124]
"Rhythm Nation" Best Choreography in a Video Won
"Rhythm Nation" Best Dance Video Nominated
1991 "Love Will Never Do (Without You)" Best Female Video Won [125]
"Love Will Never Do (Without You)" Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
"Love Will Never Do (Without You)" Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated
1993 "That's the Way Love Goes" Best Female Video Nominated [126]
"That's the Way Love Goes" Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
"That's the Way Love Goes" Best Dance Video Nominated
1994 "If" Best Female Video Won [127]
"If" Best Choreography in a Video Nominated
"If" Best Dance Video Nominated
1995 "Scream" Video of the Year Nominated [128]
"Scream" Best Dance Video Won
"Scream" Best Choreography in a Video Won
"Scream" Best Art Direction in a Video Won
"Scream" Viewer's Choice Nominated
"Scream" Best R&B Video Nominated
"Scream" Breakthrough Video Nominated
"Scream" Best Direction in a Video Nominated
"Scream" Best Special Effects in a Video Nominated
"Scream" Best Editing in a Video Nominated
"Scream" Best Cinematography in a Video Nominated
1996 "Runaway" Best Choreography in a Video Nominated [129]
1998 "Together Again" Best Dance Video Nominated [130]
1999 "What's It Gonna Be?" Best Hip-Hop Video Nominated [131]
"What's It Gonna Be?" Best Direction in a Video Nominated
"What's It Gonna Be?" Best Art Direction in a Video Nominated
"What's It Gonna Be?" Best Special Effects in a Video Nominated
2001 "All for You" Video of the Year Nominated [132]
"All for You" Best Female Video Nominated
"All for You" Best Dance Video Nominated
"All for You" Best Choreography in a Video Nominated

Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy[]

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, also known as the Recording Academy, is an organization of recording professionals, including musicians, producers, and sound engineers. During its 2002 Membership Awards, Janet was awarded a special award of merit; the Recording Academy's Governor's Award.

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2002 Janet Jackson Governor's Award Won [133]

National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2002 Janet Jackson Entertainer of the Year Won [134]

National Association of Recording Merchandisers[]

The National Association of Recording Merchandisers is a not-for-profit trade Award which serves music retailing businesses. Janet has received four accolades from the NARM Awards, including "Best-Selling Recording of the Year" for her fifth album, janet.

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1989–90 Rhythm Nation 1814 Best-Selling R&B Recording, Female[citation needed] Won
1993–94 janet. Best-Selling Recording of the Year Won [135]
janet. Best-Selling Pop Recording Won
janet. Best-Selling R&B Recording Won

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards[]

Main article: Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1994 Janet Jackson Favorite Singer Won [136]
"Again" Favorite Song Nominated
1995 Janet Jackson Favorite Singer Won [137]
2001 The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Favorite Movie Actress Nominated [138]
2002 Janet Jackson "Wannabe" Role Model Award Won [139]
Janet Jackson Favorite Female Singer Nominated

NRJ Awards (France)[]

Main article: NRJ Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2001 "Doesn't Really Matter" Best Song from a Movie Nominated [140]

One Hundred Black Men Honors[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2004 Janet Jackson Honoree Won [141]

People's Choice Awards[]

The People's Choice Awards recognizes particular figures within popular culture. The annual ceremony is described to be determined by the opinion of the general public. Janet has received several nominations, including "Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer".

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1990 Janet Jackson Favorite Female Musical Performer Nominated [142]
2001 The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Nominated [143]
2016 Janet Jackson Favorite R&B Artist Nominated [144]

Radio Disney Music Awards[]

Janet received the inaugural impact award at the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards ceremony on June 22, 2018.

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2018 Janet Jackson Impact Award Won [145]

Radio Music Awards[]

Janet received the "Legend Award" at the Radio Music Awards' fifth annual ceremony. |-

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2001 "All for You" Best Party Song Nominated [citation needed]
2004 Janet Jackson Legend Award Won [146]

Starlight Foundation Awards[]

Year Recipient / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1991 Janet Jackson Humanitarian of the Year Won [147]

Soul Train Music Awards[]

The Soul Train Music Awards are an annual ceremony which honor the best in Black music and entertainment. It is produced by the makers of Soul Train, the program from which it takes its name. Janet has the second most wins of any artist in the ceremony's history.[148]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1987 Control Album of the Year, Female Won [149]
"What Have You Done for Me Lately" Music Video of the Year Won
1988 "Control" Music Video of the Year Won [150]
1990 Rhythm Nation 1814 Album of the Year, Female Won [151]
"Miss You Much" Single of the Year, Female Won
"Rhythm Nation" Music Video of the Year Won
1991 "Alright" Music Video of the Year Won [152]
1992 Janet Jackson Sammy Davis, Jr. Entertainer of the Year Award Won [153]
1994 "If" Music Video of the Year Won [154]
janet. Album of the Year, Female Nominated
"That's the Way Love Goes" Single of the Year, Female Won
"That's the Way Love Goes" Song of the Year Nominated
1998 The Velvet Rope Album of the Year, Female Nominated [155]
2000 "What's It Gonna Be?!" Music Video of the Year Won [156]
2001 "Doesn't Really Matter" Best Song from a Movie Won [citation needed]
2004 Janet Jackson Quincy Jones Award for Outstanding Career Achievements: Lifetime Achievement Award[citation needed] Won
2015 Janet Jackson Best R&B/Soul Female Artist Nominated [157]
2018 "Made for Now" Best Dance Performance Nominated

The Source Music Awards[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1999 "What's It Gonna Be?!" Music Video of the Year Won [158]
2004 Janet Jackson Female Artist of the Year Nominated [159]

TEC Awards[]

Main article: TEC Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2002 All for You Tour Outstanding Creative Achievement, Tour Production Nominated [160]

Teen Choice Award[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2001 "All for You" Best Single[citation needed] Won [161]
All for You Best Album Won
2002 Janet Jackson Best Female Nominated [162]

Telly Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2005 "History: Pass it On" Campaign Silver Telly Award in Education category Won [163]

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TMF Awards (Netherlands)[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1998 Janet Jackson Best International Female Singer[citation needed] Won
1999 Janet Jackson Best International Female Singer[citation needed] Won
2001 Janet Jackson Lifetime Achievement Award Won [165]
Janet Jackson Best International Female Singer Nominated

TV Land Awards[]

Main article: TV Land Award

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
2006 Cast of Good Times Impact Award Won [166]

TVZ Video Awards (Brazil)[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1995 "Scream" International Video of the Year Won [167]

VH1 awards[]

VH1 Big in '04 Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2004 Janet Jackson Big Banned Award Nominated [168]

VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards[]

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
1998 "Got 'til It's Gone" Most Stylish Music Video[citation needed] Won
2000 "Doesn't Really Matter" Most Stylish Music Video Won [169]
Janet Jackson Most Fashionable Female Artist Nominated [170]

VH1 Video Music Awards[]

Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1998 "I Get Lonely" Sexiest Music Video of the Year Nominated [171]

VH1 My Music Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
2000 Janet Jackson Double Threat (Musician-Actors) Nominated [citation needed]
Janet Jackson Woman of the Year Nominated
2001 Janet Jackson My Favorite Female Nominated [172]
Janet Jackson Hottest Live Show: All for You Tour Nominated

World Music Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1999 Janet Jackson Legend Award Won [173]

World Music Video Awards[]

Year Recipient Category Result Ref.
1987 Janet Jackson World's Top Music Video Nominated [174]

ZAZ Awards (South Africa)[]

Main article: ZAZ Awards

Year Nominated work / Recipient Category Result Ref.
2001 Janet Jackson Artist of the Year Nominated
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Janet Jackson Female of the Year Nominated
All for You Album of the Year Nominated
"All for You" Song of the Year Nominated
"All for You" Video of the Year Nominated
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