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1955
award
20th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec, 1955
Miles Davis (himself)
Best Trumpeter
Won
1957
award
22nd Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 26, 1957
Miles Davis (himself)
Best Trumpeter
Won
1960
award
25th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 22, 1960
Miles Davis (himself)
Best Trumpeter
Won
1961
award
3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Apr 13, 1961
*Sketches Of Spain*
Best Jazz Composition Of More Than Five Minutes Duration
Won
award
3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Apr 13, 1961
*Jazz Track*
Best Jazz Performance Solo Or Small Group
Nominated
award
3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Apr 13, 1961
*Sketches Of Spain*
Best Jazz Performance Large Group
Nominated
1962
award
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame
Jan 1, 1962
Miles Davis (himself)
Inductee
Won
1963
award
5th Annual GRAMMY Awards
May 15, 1963
*Miles Davis At Carnegie Hall*
Best Jazz Performance - Large Group (Instrumental)
Nominated
1964
award
6th Annual GRAMMY Awards
May 12, 1964
*Seven Steps To Heaven*
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Soloist Or Small Group
Nominated
award
6th Annual GRAMMY Awards
May 12, 1964
*Seven Steps To Heaven*
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Large Group
Nominated
1965
award
7th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Apr 13, 1965
*Miles Davis In Europe*
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Small Group Or Soloist With Small Group
Nominated
award
7th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Apr 13, 1965
*Quiet Nights*
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Large Group Or Soloist With Large Group
Nominated
1968
award
10th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 29, 1968
*Miles Smiles*
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Small Group Or Soloist With Small Group
Nominated
1969
award
11th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 12, 1969
*Miles In The Sky*
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Small Group Or Soloist With Small Group
Nominated
1970
award
12th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 11, 1970
*In A Silent Way*
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Small Group Or Soloist With Small Group
Nominated
award
35th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 24, 1970
Miles Davis (himself)
Jazzman Of The Year
Won
award
35th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 24, 1970
Miles Davis (himself)
Best Trumpeter
Won
award
35th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 24, 1970
Miles Davis (himself)
Best Jazz Combo
Won
award
35th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 24, 1970
*Bitches Brew*
Jazz Album Of The Year
Won
1971
award
13th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 16, 1971
*Bitches Brew*
Best Jazz Performance - Large Group Or Soloist With Large Group
Won
award
13th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 16, 1971
“Bitches Brew”
Best Instrumental Arrangement
Nominated
award
13th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 16, 1971
*Bitches Brew*
Best Instrumental Composition
Nominated
award
36th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 23, 1971
Miles Davis (himself)
Jazzman Of The Year
Won
1972
award
14th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 14, 1972
*Miles Davis At Fillmore*
Best Jazz Performance By A Group
Nominated
1982
award
24th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 24, 1982
*The Man With The Horn*
Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal Or Instrumental
Nominated
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 24, 1982
*Birth Of The Cool*
Inductee
Won
1983
award
25th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 23, 1983
*We Want Miles*
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Won
1984
award
26th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 28, 1984
*Star People*
Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal Or Instrumental
Nominated
award
Sonning Awards
Dec 14, 1984
Miles Davis (himself)
Léonie Sonning Music Prize
Won
1985
award
27th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 26, 1985
*Decoy*
Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal Or Instrumental
Nominated
award
Edison Award
Nov, 1985
*Decoy*
Jazz
Won
1986
award
28th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 25, 1986
*You’re Under Arrest*
Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal Or Instrumental
Nominated
award
28th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 25, 1986
“Human Nature”
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Nominated
award
New England Conservatory
May, 1986
Miles Davis (himself)
Honorary Doctor of Music
Won
1987
award
29th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 24, 1987
*Tutu*
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Won
1988
award
Knights Hospitaller
Nov, 1988
Miles Davis (himself)
Order of Malta
Won
1989
award
31st Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 22, 1989
*Music From Siesta*
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist (On A Jazz Recording)
Nominated
award
New York State Council on the Arts
Jun 8, 1989
Miles Davis (himself)
Governor’s Award
Won
1990
award
American Book Award
1990
Miles: The Autobiography
American Book Award
Won
award
32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 21, 1990
Miles Davis (himself)
Lifetime Achievement Award
Won
award
32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 21, 1990
*Aura*
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist (On A Jazz Recording)
Won
award
32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 21, 1990
*Aura*
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Won
award
32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 21, 1990
*Amandla*
Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Nominated
award
St. Louis Walk of Fame
May 20, 1990
Miles Davis (himself)
Inductee
Won
1991
award
33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 20, 1991
*The Hot Spot*
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Nominated
award
33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 20, 1991
"Coming To Town"
Best Traditional Blues Recording
Nominated
award
French Légion d’Honneur
Jul 16, 1991
Miles Davis (himself)
Chevalier
Won
award
Australian Film Institute Awards
Oct, 1991
*Dingo*
Best Original Music Score
Won
1992
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 25, 1992
*Kind Of Blue*
Inductee
Won
1993
award
35th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 24, 1993
"Doo-Bop"
Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Won
award
35th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 24, 1993
"Fantasy"
Best Jazz Insrumental Solo
Nominated
1994
award
36th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 1, 1994
*Miles & Quincy Live At Montreux*
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance
Won
award
36th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Mar 1, 1994
Miles & Quincy Live At Montreux
Best Music Video - Long Form
Nominated
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Mar 1, 1994
*Miles Ahead*
Inductee
Won
1997
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 26, 1997
*Sketches Of Spain*
Inductee
Won
1998
award
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Feb 19, 1998
Miles Davis (himself)
Inductee
Won
1999
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 24, 1999
*Bitches Brew*
Inductee
Won
2000
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 23, 2000
*Porgy And Bess*
Inductee
Won
2001
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 21, 2001
*In A Silent Way*
Inductee
Won
award
Edison Award
Nov, 2001
*The Complete Miles Davis Featuring John Coltrane*
Bijzondere Uitgaven Van Historische Aard
Won
2004
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 8, 2004
*Milestones*
Inductee
Won
award
Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame
Sep 30, 2004
Miles Davis (himself)
Inductee
Won
award
69th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec, 2004
*The Complete Jack Johnson Sessions*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
2006
award
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Mar 13, 2006
Miles Davis (himself)
Inductee
Won
2008
award
73rd Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 1, 2008
*The Complete On The Corner Sessions*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
2009
award
2009 Mojo Awards
Jun 11, 2009
*Kind Of Blue Deluxe 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition*
Catalogue Award
Won
award
Edison Award
Nov 18, 2009
*Kind Of Blue Deluxe 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition*
Bijzondere Uitgave Van Historische Aard Jazz/World
Won
award
74th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 1, 2009
*Kind Of Blue Deluxe 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
2011
award
Edison Award
Nov 16, 2011
*Bitches Brew: 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition*
Bijzondere Uitgave van Historische Aard
Won
award
76th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 1, 2011
*Bitches Brew: 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
2012
award
JazzTimes 2011 Critics’ Poll
Jan, 2012
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1*
Best Historical/Vault/Reissue
Won
award
JazzTimes 2011 Readers’ Poll
Jan, 2012
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1*
Best Historical/Vault/Reissue
Won
award
U.S. Postal Service
Jun 12, 2012
Miles Davis (himself)
U.S. Postage Stamp
Won
award
2012 JJA Jazz Awards
Jun 20, 2012
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1*
Best Historical or Boxed Set
Won
award
60th Annual DownBeat International Critics Poll
Aug 1, 2012
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
award
77th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 1, 2012
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
2013
award
61st Annual DownBeat International Critics Poll
Aug 1, 2013
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
award
78th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 1, 2013
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
award
Jazzwise Albums of the Year 2013 Critics Poll
Dec 1, 2013
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2*
Reissues/Archive Album of the Year
Won
award
2013 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll
Dec 18, 2013
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2*
Best Reissue
Won
2014
award
JazzTimes 2013 Readers’ Poll
Jan, 2014
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2*
Best Historical/Vault/Reissue
Won
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Jan 26, 2014
*Relaxin' With The Miles Davis Quintet*
Inductee
Won
award
New York City Street Sign
May 26, 2014
Miles Davis (himself)
Miles Davis Way
Won
award
2014 JJA Jazz Awards
Jun 11, 2014
*Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2*
Historical Record of the Year
Won
award
62nd Annual DownBeat International Critics Poll
Aug 1, 2014
*Miles At The Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
award
79th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 1, 2014
*Miles At The Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
award
Jazzwise Albums of the Year 2014 Critics Poll
Dec 1, 2014
*Miles At The Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3*
Reissues/Archive Album of the Year
Won
2015
award
JazzTimes 2014 Readers’ Poll
Jan, 2015
*Miles At The Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3*
Best Historical/Vault/Reissue
Won
award
2015 JJA Jazz Awards
May 15, 2015
*Miles At The Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3*
Historical Record of the Year
Won
award
Jazzwise Albums of the Year 2015 Critics Poll
Dec, 2015
*Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4*
Reissues/Archive Album of the Year
Won
award
2015 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll
Dec 21, 2015
*Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4*
Best Reissue
Won
2016
award
JazzTimes 2015 Readers’ Poll
Jan, 2016
*Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4*
Best Historical/Vault/Reissue
Won
award
The 47th NAACP Image Awards
Feb 5, 2016
*Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4*
Outstanding Jazz Album
Won
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 15, 2016
*Miles Smiles*
Inductee
Won
award
64th Annual DownBeat International Critics Poll
Aug 1, 2016
*Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
2017
award
The 48th NAACP Image Awards
Feb 11, 2017
*Everything’s Beautiful*
Outstanding Jazz Album
Nominated
award
The 48th NAACP Image Awards
Feb 11, 2017
*Everything’s Beautiful*
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
Nominated
award
The 48th NAACP Image Awards
Feb 11, 2017
Miles Ahead
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Nominated
award
59th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Feb 12, 2017
*Miles Ahead Original Motion Picture Soundtrack*
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Won
2018
award
66th Annual DownBeat International Critics Poll
Aug 1, 2018
*Miles Davis & John Coltrane - The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
award
83rd Annual DownBeat Readers Poll
Dec 1, 2018
*Miles Davis & John Coltrane - The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6*
Historical Album of the Year
Won
2019
award
GRAMMY Hall of Fame
Feb 10, 2019
*’Round About Midnight*
Inductee
Won
award
2019 JJA Jazz Awards
May 1, 2019
*Miles Davis & John Coltrane - The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6*
Historical Record of the Year
Nominated
2020
award
62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Jan 26, 2020
Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool
Best Music Film
Nominated
award
The 51st NAACP Image Awards
Feb 22, 2020
Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool
Outstanding Documentary Film
Nominated
2021
award
2021 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
Sep 29, 2021
Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool
Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary
Won
award
2021 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
Sep 29, 2021
Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool
Outstanding Sound
Won
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