Honors and Awards

2013 - HUMANITARIAN AWARD:

  • HONOREE BARRY MANILOW (Dream Foundation - October 26, 2013)

2013 - MANILOW WAY:

  • BARRY MANILOW was honored by the City of New York with the unveiling of a new street sign on West 44th Street at 7th Avenue dubbed "MANILOW WAY"! (January 22, 2013)

2012 - HEART OF HOLLYWOOD AWARD:

  • RECIPIENT BARRY MANILOW (honored by Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors - November 1, 2012)

2011 - 53RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (February 13, 2011):

  • NOMINATION: BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM: BARRY MANILOW: THE GREATEST LOVE SONGS OF ALL TIME (Arista)

2009 - 50TH ANNIVERSARY CLIO AWARDS:

2009 - 15TH ANNUAL STEVE CHASE HUMANITARIAN AWARDS:

  • Silver Anniversary Community Service Award (February 21, 2009) (for contributions to Coachella Valley and beyond)

2009 - FRIARS CLUB:

  • Barry Manilow inducted as an honorary Friar (February 14, 2009)

2009 - 51ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (February 8, 2009):

  • NOMINATION: BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM: BARRY MANILOW: IN THE SWING OF CHRISTMAS (Hallmark/Arista)

2008 - 60TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS (September 1, 2008)

  • NOMINATION: OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION: BARRY MANILOW: SONGS FROM THE SEVENTIES (PBS/Stiletto Entertainment) - Ron Walters, Jr. Music Director, Conductor, Keyboards

2007 - BARRY HONORED FOR 75 MILLION ALBUM SALES

  • BMG Record Executives from around the globe recently met at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for their annual Global Conference. Barry was honored during the event with a plaque to commemorate 75 million career album sales! (Clive Davis is pictured below presenting the plaque to Barry.)

2007 - AMBASSADOR OF HOPE AWARD

  • RECIPIENT BARRY MANILOW (honored by City of Hope - April 13, 2007)

2007 - 3RD ANNUAL MUSIC DVD AWARDS (March 6, 2007)

  • SPECIAL AWARD for BARRY MANILOW and RHINO ENTERTAINMENT for series of concert video DVDs ("Music and Passion" and "First and Farewell" each surpassed platinum level)

2006 - 58TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS

  • WINNER! OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE in a VARIETY or MUSIC PROGRAM:
    BARRY MANILOW, "BARRY MANILOW: MUSIC AND PASSION" (PBS)
  • NOMINATION: SOUND MIXING for a VARIETY or MUSIC SERIES or SPECIAL or ANIMATION: BARRY MANILOW: MUSIC AND PASSION (PBS)

2003 - ELLA AWARD

  • RECIPIENT: BARRY MANILOW (honored by Society of Singers; Spring 2003)
2002 - 54TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS

  • NOMINATION: OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION: ULTIMATE MANILOW! (CBS - Ken Ehrlich Productions) Steve Welch (Music Director)

2002 - SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME

  • INDUCTEE: BARRY MANILOW (Ceremony - June 13, 2002)

19TH GRAMMY AWARDS (February 19, 1977):

  • WINNER! SONG OF THE YEAR - 1976:
    Bruce Johnston, Songwriter for "I WRITE THE SONGS"
    (Artist: Barry Manilow)
21ST GRAMMY AWARDS (February 15, 1979):

  • WINNER! BEST POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE, MALE - 1978:
    Artist - BARRY MANILOW
    for "COPACABANA (AT THE COPA)"

42ND GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS (February 23, 2000):

  • BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE - 1999:
    "MANILOW SINGS SINATRA" by Barry Manilow
  • BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT ACCOMPANYING VOCALIST(S) - 1999:
    "IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS OF THE MORNING" (Arranger: Johnny Mandel) by Barry Manilow (from "MANILOW SINGS SINATRA")

MORE GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS:

  • RECORD OF THE YEAR - 1975:  "MANDY" - Barry Manilow (Bell/Arista)

  • RECORD OF THE YEAR - 1976:  "I WRITE THE SONGS" - Barry Manilow (Arista)

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR - 1978:  "EVEN NOW" - Barry Manilow (Arista)

  • BEST ARRANGEMENT ACCOMPANYING VOCALIST(S) - 1979:  Barry Manilow and Artie Butler, for "I KNOW I'LL NEVER LOVE THIS WAY AGAIN" (Artist: Dionne Warwick)

  • BEST JAZZ VOCAL PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP - 1985:  Barry Manilow and Sarah Vaughan, for "BLUE" (from 2:00 A.M. PARADISE CAFE)

EMMY AWARDS:

  • OUTSTANDING SPECIAL
    COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC - 1977
    :
    "THE BARRY MANILOW SPECIAL"
    Miles Lourie (executive producer)
    Steve Binder (producer)
    The TV Special earned
    Five Emmy Award Nominations!

photo from BMIFC Membership Kit
  • OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1986:
    Waris Hussein, Director for "COPACABANA" (CBS TV MOVIE)

  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHOREOGRAPHY - 1986: Grover Dale, Choreographer for "COPACABANA" (CBS TV MOVIE)

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS:

  • FAVORITE MALE ARTIST-POP/ROCK OF 1977:  BARRY MANILOW
  • FAVORITE MALE ARTIST-POP/ROCK OF 1978:  BARRY MANILOW
  • FAVORITE MALE ARTIST-POP/ROCK OF 1979:  BARRY MANILOW

STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK-OF-FAME:


photo from BMIFC Membership Kit
Located outside the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood

TONY AWARD:

  • BARRY MANILOW ON BROADWAY - 1977
    for Barry's Sell-Out Broadway engagement!

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION:

  • BEST SONG FROM A MOTION PICTURE - 1978:
    "READY TO TAKE A CHANCE AGAIN (from "FOUL PLAY") by Barry Manilow

AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS (AGVA) GEORGY AWARDS:

  • TOP VOCALIST OF THE YEAR - 1976:  BARRY MANILOW
  • TOP VOCALIST OF THE YEAR - 1978:  BARRY MANILOW

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE:

  • #1 VOCALIST/SINGLES - 1976
  • #1 POP MALE ARTIST/ALBUMS - 1978
  • #1 EASY LISTENING ARTIST - 1978

CASHBOX:

  • TOP NEW MALE VOCALIST/SINGLES - 1975
  • TOP NEW MALE VOCALIST/ALBUMS - 1975
  • TOP VOCALIST/SINGLES - 1976

RECORD WORLD:

  • TOP NEW MALE VOCALIST/SINGLES -
    1975
  • TOP NEW MALE VOCALIST/ALBUMS -
    1975
  • TOP MALE VOCALIST/SINGLES -
    1976

RADIO AND RECORDS:

  • #1 POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR - 1975
MUSIC RETAILER:

  • TOP NEW MALE ARTIST - 1975

RUBY AWARD:

  • PERFORMER OF THE YEAR - 1976

CLIO AWARDS:

  • BEST TELEVISION/CINEMA - 1976
    (Co-recipient: Composer for "Stuck On Me" (Band Aids, Young & Rubicam, New York)
  • BEST RADIO (INTERNATIONAL) - 1976
    (Co-recipient: Performer/Voice for "Countdown" (Tab, McCann-Erickson, Toronto)

SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE:

  • FAVORITE MALE VOCALIST - 1978

FRONT PAGE MUSIC AWARD:

  • TOP MALE ARTIST - POP/ROCK - 1979

DEE JAY AWARD:

  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR - 1980:
    "DIONNE" - Barry Manilow (producer), Dionne Warwick (artist)

BMI AWARDS:

  • "MANDY" passes 1,000,000 performances - 1978
  • "EVEN NOW" passes 1,000,000 performances - 1979
  • "COPACABANA" passes 1,000,000 performances - 1979

GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS:

  • BROADWAY GOLD TICKET ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
    Barry Manilow's 1983 SRO Engagement at the Uris Theatre (fastest sellout and largest one day box office gross on Broadway)

PHOTOPLAY:

  • FAVORITE POP MUSIC STAR - 1977
  • FAVORITE POP MUSIC STAR - 1978
  • FAVORITE VARIETY STAR - 1978

AD EXPO:

  • Marketing and Music Award - 1978: for significant contributions to advertising jingles

STARLIGHT FOUNDATION:

  • Honored as Humanitarian of the Year - 1988

UNITED WAY:

  • Named National Chairman for Youth and Voluntarism

BETTY CLOONEY FOUNDATION FOR PERSONS WITH BRAIN INJURY:

  • Joined the Board of Directors

B'NAI BRITH:

  • Creative Achievement Award - 1978

photo from BMIFC BarryGram (Spring 1988)
Barry with Carol Bayer Sager, Burt Bacharach, and hostess Dionne Warwick at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles (February 19, 1988), where Barry was honored by the Starlight Foundation.
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF JAZZ:

  • Board of Governors Inductee

NATIONAL HERO AWARD:

  • Honoree in 1992

MUSIC CENTER OF LOS ANGELES:

  • Voted onto Board of Governors

LOS ANGELES COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS:

  • Honored as Artist of the Year (at the first commencement)

PRINCE CHARLES' THE PRINCE'S TRUST:

  • Appointed First American Ambassador- 1996

CANADIAN MUSIC PROGRAMMERS:

  • TOP INTERNATIONAL ARTIST - 1978

CANADIAN DISCO AWARD:

  • INTERNATIONAL MALE ARTIST - 1979

SHEBA MEDICAL CENTER:

  • Honored with Humanitarian Award - 1999

ONBOARD SERVICES MAGAZINE:

  • 1999 Entertainment Award - BARRY MANILOW'S COPACABANA

MANHATTAN ASSOCIATION OF CABARETS & CLUBS (MAC) AWARDS (April 9, 2000):

  • Board of Directors Award

OH YEAH... AND A BUNCH OF THESE...


photo from BMIFC's BarryGram (Fall 1990)

Special Thanks to Daunna Becker and the Heart of Ohio for the Awards information!

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