[ Madonna ] VS [ Elton John ]

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Madonna Elton John
Born Madonna Louise Ciccone
(1958-08-16) August 16, 1958 (age 63)
Bay City, Michigan, U.S.
Reginald Kenneth Dwight
(1947-03-25) 25 March 1947 (age 74)
Pinner, England
Occupation Singer-songwriter
actress
dancer
record producer
director
author
businesswoman
Singer
pianist
composer
Years active 1979–present 1962–present
Spouse(s) Sean Penn (m. 1985; div. 1989)
Guy Ritchie (m. 2000; div. 2008)
Renate Blauel (m. 1984; div. 1988)

David Furnish (cp. 2005, m. 2014)
Partner(s) Carlos Leon (1995–1997) --
Children 6 2
Origin New York City, U.S. --
Genres Pop
electronica
dance
Rock
pop rock
glam rock
soft rock
Instruments Vocals
guitar
Vocals
piano
keyboards
Labels Sire
Warner Bros.
Maverick
Interscope
Philips
Congress
DJM
Uni
Paramount
MCA
Geffen
Rocket
Island
Mercury
Island Def Jam
Associated acts Breakfast Club Kiki Dee
John Lennon
George Michael
Queen
Tim Rice
Bernie Taupin
Stevie Wonder
Pnau
Website madonna.com eltonjohn.com
Discography Madonna (1983)
Like a Virgin (1984)
True Blue (1986)
Like a Prayer (1989)
Erotica (1992)
Bedtime Stories (1994)
Ray of Light (1998)
Music (2000)
American Life (2003)
Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005)
Hard Candy (2008)
MDNA (2012)
Rebel Heart (2015)
Madame X (2019)
Empty Sky (1969)
Elton John (1970)
Tumbleweed Connection (1970)
Madman Across the Water (1971)
Honky Château (1972)
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player (1973)
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973)
Caribou (1974)
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975)
Rock of the Westies (1975)
Blue Moves (1976)
A Single Man (1978)
Victim of Love (1979)
21 at 33 (1980)
The Fox (1981)
Jump Up! (1982)
Too Low for Zero (1983)
Breaking Hearts (1984)
Ice on Fire (1985)
Leather Jackets (1986)
Reg Strikes Back (1988)
Sleeping with the Past (1989)
The One (1992)
Made in England (1995)
The Big Picture (1997)
Songs from the West Coast (2001)
Peachtree Road (2004)
The Captain & the Kid (2006)
The Diving Board (2013)
Wonderful Crazy Night (2016)
Regimental Sgt. Zippo (2021)
Live in Australia with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (1986)
Duets (1993)
The Union (with Leon Russell) (2010)
Good Morning to the Night (with Pnau) (2012)
The Lockdown Sessions (2021)
Friends (1971)
The Lion King (1994)
Aida (1998)
Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida (1999)
The Muse (1999)
The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Billy Elliot (2005)
Lestat (2005)
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
Rocketman (2019)
Filmography/Television A Certain Sacrifice (1979)
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Shanghai Surprise (1986)
Who's That Girl (1987)
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
Dick Tracy (1990)
Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)
A League of Their Own (1992)
Body of Evidence (1993)
Dangerous Game (1993)
Four Rooms (1995)
Evita (1996)
The Next Best Thing (2000)
Swept Away (2002)
I'm Going to Tell You a Secret (2005)
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Madame X (2021)
Filth and Wisdom (2008)
W.E. (2011)
Born to Boogie, US (1972) as himself with Marc Bolan and Ringo Starr
Tommy, UK (1975) as Pinball Wizard
The Muppet Show (1978) (season 2) guest appearance as himself
Totally Minnie (1988) as himself
Spice World, UK (1997) as himself
Elton John: Tantrums & Tiaras (1997) autobiography as himself
South Park (1998) (season 2) guest appearance as himself
The Simpsons (1998) (season 10) guest appearance as himself
The Road to El Dorado (2000) as the Narrator
Bob the Builder, UK (2001) episode "A Christmas to Remember" as himself
The Country Bears, US (2002) as himself
Elton John: Me, Myself & I (2007) autobiography as himself
Nashville (2016) (season 4) guest appearance as himself
The American Epic Sessions (2017) as himself
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) as himself
CBeebies Bedtime Stories (2020) as himself
Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil (2021) as himself
Awards and nominations

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Award/organization Year Nominee/work Category Result Ref.
AIDS Project Los Angeles 1990 Madonna APLA Commitment to Life Award Won
Amadeus Austrian Music Awards 2006 "Hung Up" International Single of the Year Won
Confessions on a Dance Floor International Album of the Year Nominated
American Foundation for AIDS Research 1991 Madonna Award of Courage Won
American Moviegoers Awards 1997 Evita Best Actress Won
American Music Awards 1985 Madonna Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated
1986 Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist Nominated
Like a Virgin Favorite Pop/Rock Album Nominated
1987 Madonna Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist Won
"Live to Tell" Favorite Pop/Rock Single Nominated
1988 Madonna Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated
1990 Nominated
"Like a Prayer" Favorite Dance Single Nominated
1991 Madonna Favorite Dance Artist Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated
"Vogue" Favorite Pop/Rock Single Nominated
Favorite Dance Single Won
1992 Madonna Favorite Dance Artist Nominated
1998 Evita Favorite Soundtrack Nominated
2003 Madonna International Artist of the Year Award Won
2016 Rebel Heart Tour Tour of the Year Nominated
American Video Awards 1987 "Papa Don't Preach" Best Performance, Female Won
"Open Your Heart" Nominated
AOL TV Viewer Awards 2002 Madonna Live! – Drowned World Tour 2001 Best TV Concert Won
Arion Music Awards 2006 Confessions on a Dance Floor Best Selling Foreign Album Won
"Hung Up" Best Selling Foreign Single Won
2007 Confessions on a Dance Floor Best Selling Foreign Album Won
"Hung Up" Best Selling Foreign Single Won
ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1987 "Live to Tell" Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures Won
1988 "Who's That Girl" Won
1993 "This Used to Be My Playground" Won
2000 "Beautiful Stranger" Won
ASCAP Latin Music Awards 2021 "Mamacita" Award-Winning Song Won
ASCAP Pop Music Awards 1986 "Lucky Star" Most Performed Song Won
"Into the Groove" Won
1987 "Live to Tell" Won
1988 "La Isla Bonita" Won
"Open Your Heart" Won
"True Blue" Won
"Who's That Girl" Won
1989 "Causing a Commotion" Won
1990 "Like a Prayer" Won
"Express Yourself" Won
1991 "Cherish" Won
"Vogue" Won
1992 "Justify My Love" Won
1994 "This Used to Be My Playground" Won
1995 "I'll Remember" Won
1996 "Secret" Won
"Take a Bow" Won
1997 "You'll See" Won
1999 "Frozen" Won
"Ray of Light" Won
2000 "Beautiful Stranger" Won
2002 "Music" Won
"Don't Tell Me" Won
2006 "Hung Up" Won
ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards 1996 "Human Nature" Top Dance Song Won
1999 "Ray of Light" Won
"Frozen" Award-Winning Dance Song Won
2000 "Nothing Really Matters" Won
2001 "Music" Top Dance Song Won
2002 "Don't Tell Me" Award-Winning Dance Song Won
Billboard Music Awards 1996 Madonna Artist Achievement Award Won
2004 "Me Against the Music" Top Hot Dance Single Sales Won
2013 Madonna Top Touring Artist Won
Top Dance Artist Won
MDNA Top Dance Album Won
2016 Madonna Top Touring Artist Nominated
Billboard Music of the '80s Poll Awards 1990 Madonna Pop Artist of the Decade Won
Dance Artist of the Decade Won
"Into the Groove" Dance Single of the Decade Won
Billboard Music Video Awards 1989 "Express Yourself" Best Video Won
1992 "This Used to Be My Playground" Best Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated
1999 "Beautiful Stranger" Best Pop Clip of the Year Nominated
2000 "Music" Best Pop Clip of the Year Nominated
Best Video of the Year Won
2001 "Don't Tell Me" Best Pop Clip of the Year Nominated
"What It Feels Like for a Girl" Best Dance Clip of the Year Nominated
Billboard Number One Awards 1985 Madonna Top Pop Artist of the Year Won
Top Pop Singles Artist Won
Top Pop Album Artist – Female Won
Top Pop Singles Artist – Female Won
Top Dance Sales Artist Won
Top Dance Club Play Artist Won
Madonna Top Music Videocassette Won
1986 Madonna Live: The Virgin Tour Won
1987 Madonna Top Pop Singles Artist Won
Top Pop Singles Artist – Female Won
Top Dance Sales Artist Won
1989 Top Adult Contemporary Artist Won
Billboard Touring Awards 2004 Re-Invention World Tour Top Tour Won
2006 Confessions Tour Top Boxscore Won
Top Draw Nominated
Top Tour Nominated
2009 Sticky & Sweet Tour Top Draw Won
Top Tour Won
2012 The MDNA Tour Concert Marketing and Promotion Award Nominated
Top Tour Nominated
Billboard Women in Music 2016 Madonna Woman of the Year Won
Billboard.com Mid-Year Music Awards 2012 Avicii featuring Madonna at Ultra Music Festival Best Festival Performance Won
Madonna First-Half MVP Won
Madonna at Super Bowl XLVI Best TV Performance Won
Madonna vs. Lady Gaga Most Memorable Feud Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1998 Madonna Favorite Actress – Drama Nominated
Bravo Otto Awards 1985 Madonna Gold Award – Female Singer Won
1986 Gold Award – Female Singer Won
1987 Gold Award – Female Singer Won
1989 Silver Award – Female Singer Won
1992 Silver Award – Female Singer Won
1993 Bronze Award – Female Singer Won
1994 Bronze Award – Female Singer Won
Brit Awards 1986 Madonna International Solo Artist Nominated
1987 International Solo Artist Nominated
1988 International Solo Artist Nominated
1991 International Female Solo Artist Nominated
1992 International Solo Artist Nominated
1993 International Solo Artist Nominated
1995 International Female Solo Artist Nominated
1999 International Female Solo Artist Nominated
2001 International Female Solo Artist Won
2006 International Female Solo Artist Won
Best Pop Act Nominated
Confessions on a Dance Floor International Album Nominated
British LGBT Awards 2017 Madonna Viacom Top 10 Music Awards Nominated
CableACE Awards 1994 The Girlie Show: Live Down Under Best Musical Special Nominated
Danish Music Awards 1999 Madonna Best International Female Vocalist Won
Ray of Light Best International Album Won
2001 Music Best International Album Won
"Music" Best International Hit Won
Echo Awards 1996 Madonna Best International Female Artist Won
2001 Best International Female Artist Nominated
2004 Best International Female Artist Nominated
2006 Best International Female Artist Won
"Hung Up" Hit of the Year Won
2009 Madonna Best International Female Artist Nominated
2016 Madonna Best International Female Artist Nominated
Edison Award 1999 Madonna Best International Female Artist Won
2001 Best International Female Artist Won
Elle Style Awards 2007 Madonna Style Icon Award Won
Emma-gaala 2009 Madonna Emma Award for Foreign Artist of the Year Nominated
Fryderyk 1998 Ray of Light Best Foreign Album Won
2000 Music Best Foreign Album Nominated
GAFFA Awards 1992 Madonna Most Overrated Won
1998 Ray Of Light Best Foreign Album Nominated
"Frozen" Best Foreign Music Video Nominated
Madonna Best Foreign Female Act Won
2000 Won
"Music" Best Foreign Single Nominated
2003 Madonna Best Foreign Female Act Nominated
2005 Won
2006 Nominated
Gaygalan Awards 2006 "Hung Up" International Song of the Year Won
GLAAD Media Awards 1991 Madonna GLAAD for Raising Gay Awareness Won
2019 Madonna GLAAD Advocate for Change Award Won
Glamour Awards 1990 Madonna Woman of the Year Won
Golden Apple Awards 1992 Madonna Sour Apple Award Won
Golden Globe Awards 1988 "Who's That Girl" Best Original Song Nominated
1993 "This Used to Be My Playground" Best Original Song Nominated
1995 "I'll Remember" Best Original Song Nominated
1997 Evita Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Won
2000 "Beautiful Stranger" Best Original Song Nominated
2003 "Die Another Day" Best Original Song Nominated
2012 "Masterpiece" Best Original Song Won
Golden Raspberry Awards 1987 Shanghai Surprise Worst Actress Won
1988 Who's That Girl Worst Actress Won
1990 Bloodhounds of Broadway Worst Supporting Actress Nominated
Madonna Worst Actress of the Decade Nominated
Worst New Star of the Decade Nominated
1992 Madonna: Truth or Dare Worst Actress Nominated
1994 Body of Evidence Worst Actress Won
1996 Four Rooms Worst Supporting Actress Won
2000 Madonna Worst Actress of the Century Won
2001 The Next Best Thing Worst Actress Won
Worst Screen Couple Nominated
2003 Swept Away Worst Actress Won
Worst Screen Couple Won
Die Another Day Worst Supporting Actress Won
"Die Another Day" Worst Original Song Nominated
2010 Madonna Worst Actress of the Decade Nominated
Goldmine Hall of Fame 2012 Madonna Hall of Fame inductee (Performer) Won
2016 Hall of Fame inductee (Songwriter) Won
Grammy Awards 1986 "Crazy for You" Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Nominated
1987 "Papa Don't Preach" Nominated
1988 "Who's That Girl" Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television Nominated
1991 "Oh Father" Best Music Video, Short Form Nominated
1992 Blond Ambition World Tour Live Best Music Video, Long Form Won
1995 The Girlie Show: Live Down Under Nominated
"I'll Remember" Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television Nominated
1996 Bedtime Stories Best Pop Album Nominated
1999 Ray of Light Album of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Album Won
"Ray of Light" Best Dance Recording Won
Best Short Form Music Video Won
Record of the Year Nominated
2000 "Beautiful Stranger" Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Won
2001 Music Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
"Music" Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
Record of the Year Nominated
2002 "Don't Tell Me" Best Short Form Music Video Nominated
2004 "Die Another Day" Best Dance Recording Nominated
Best Short Form Music Video Nominated
2007 Confessions on a Dance Floor Best Electronic/Dance Album Won
"Get Together" Best Dance Recording Nominated
I'm Going to Tell You a Secret Best Long Form Music Video Nominated
2008 The Confessions Tour Best Long Form Music Video Won
2009 "4 Minutes" Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Nominated
"Give It 2 Me" Best Dance Recording Nominated
2010 "Celebration" Best Dance Recording Nominated
Hollywood Walk of Fame 1990 Madonna Walk of Fame star Nominated
Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards 2001 Music Top Ten Best Selling Foreign Albums of the Year Won
2005 Confessions on a Dance Floor Top Ten Best Selling Foreign Albums of the Year Won
2007 The Confessions Tour Top Ten Best Selling Foreign Albums of the Year Won
Hungarian Music Awards 1999 Ray of Light International Pop Album of the Year Won
2001 Music Won
2004 American Life Nominated
2005 Nominated
2006 Confessions on a Dance Floor Nominated
2009 Hard Candy Nominated
International Dance Music Awards 1999 Madonna Best Dance Solo Artist Won
"Ray of Light" Best Dance Video Won
2001 Madonna Best Dance Solo Artist Won
"Music" Best Dance Video Won
Best Pop 12" Dance Record Won
2002 Madonna Best Dance Solo Artist Won
2006 Best Dance Solo Artist Won
"Hung Up" Best Dance Video Won
Best Pop Dance Track Won
2007 Madonna Best Dance Solo Artist Won
"Jump" Best Dance Music Video Won
2009 Madonna Best Solo Artist Nominated
"4 Minutes" Best Pop Dance Track Nominated
2010 Madonna Best Solo Artist Nominated
"Celebration" Best Pop Dance Track Nominated
2013 Madonna Best Dance Solo Artist Nominated
"Girl Gone Wild" Best Dance Music Video Nominated
Best Pop Dance Track Nominated
2015 "Bitch I'm Madonna" Best Commercial/Pop Dance Track Nominated
Best Dance Music Video Nominated
Rebel Heart Best Full Length Studio Recording Nominated
International Rock Awards 1989 Madonna Best Female Vocalist Won
1991 People's Choice Award Won
Ivor Novello Awards 2000 "Beautiful Stranger" Best Contemporary Song Nominated
Most Performed Work Won
"Ray of Light" International Hit of the Year Nominated
2007 "Sorry" International Hit of the Year Won
Most Performed Work Nominated
Japan Gold Disc Awards 1987 Madonna Artist of the Year Won
True Blue Grand Prix Album of the Year Won
Best Album of the Year – Pops Solo Won
1990 Madonna Artist of the Year Won
Like a Prayer Grand Prix Album of the Year Won
Best Album of the Year – Pops Solo Won
1991 Madonna Artist of the Year Won
I'm Breathless Grand Prix Album of the Year Won
Best Album of the Year – Pop Female Won
1993 Madonna Artist of the Year Won
Erotica Best Album of the Year – Pop Won
2009 Madonna Artist of the Year Won
Hard Candy The Best 3 Albums Won
"Miles Away" Mastertone of the Year Won
Single Track of the Year (mobile) Won
Single Track of the Year (online) Won
2018 Rebel Heart Tour Best Music Video Won
Japan Record Awards 1990 Madonna Best Foreign Artist Won
Juno Awards 1985 Like a Virgin International Album of the Year Nominated
1987 True Blue International Album of the Year Won
"Papa Don't Preach" International Single of the Year Nominated
1990 "Like a Prayer" International Single of the Year Nominated
1991 Madonna International Entertainer of the Year Nominated
"Vogue" Best Selling International Single Won
1999 Ray of Light Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic) Nominated
2007 Confessions on a Dance Floor International Album of the Year Nominated
Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica 2003 Madonna Best Pop Artist — International Nominated
2006 Nominated
"Hung Up" Song of the Year Nominated
2008 Madonna Best Pop Artist — International Nominated
"4 Minutes" Best Ringtone Nominated
Lunas del Auditorio 2009 Madonna Best Foreign Language Pop Artist Won
2013 Won
2016 Nominated
Meteor Music Awards 2005 Madonna Best Live Performance Visiting Act Nominated
MTV Artist of the Decade Award 1989 Madonna Artist of the Decade: Mega Artist Won
MTV Asia Awards 2006 Madonna Favourite Female Artist Nominated
MTV Australia Awards 2006 Madonna Best Female Artist Nominated
Confessions on a Dance Floor Album of the Year Nominated
"Hung Up" Best Dance Video Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
2009 "4 Minutes" Best Moves Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards 1995 Madonna Best Female Nominated
1996 "I Want You" MTV Amour Nominated
1997 Madonna Best Female Nominated
1998 Best Dance Nominated
Best Female Won
Ray of Light Best Album Won
1999 Madonna Best Female Nominated
"Beautiful Stranger" Best Song Nominated
2000 Madonna Best Dance Won
Best Female Won
"Music" Best Song Nominated
2001 Madonna Best Female Nominated
Music Best Album Nominated
2003 Madonna Best Female Nominated
www.madonna.com Web Award Nominated
2006 Madonna Best Female Nominated
Best Pop Nominated
Confessions on a Dance Floor Best Album Nominated
2008 "4 Minutes" Best Video Nominated
MTV Millennial Awards 2015 Madonna's fall (at the 2015 Brit Awards) #Epic Fail Won
MTV Movie Awards 1993 Body of Evidence Most Desirable Female Nominated
1995 "I'll Remember" Best Song from a Movie Nominated
1997 Evita Best Female Performance Nominated
"Don't Cry for Me Argentina" Best Song from a Movie Nominated
MTV TRL Awards 2006 Madonna Lifetime Achievement Award Won
MTV Video Music Awards 1984 "Borderline" Best New Artist Nominated
1985 "Like a Virgin" Best Art Direction Nominated
Best Choreography Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
"Material Girl" Best Choreography Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
1986 Madonna Video Vanguard Award Won
"Dress You Up" Best Choreography Nominated
"Like a Virgin" (live) Best Choreography Nominated
1987 "Open Your Heart" Best Choreography Nominated
Best Art Direction Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
"Papa Don't Preach" Best Cinematography Nominated
Best Female Video Won
Best Overall Performance Nominated
1989 "Express Yourself" Best Art Direction Won
Best Cinematography Won
Best Direction Won
Best Editing Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
"Like a Prayer" Video of the Year Nominated
Viewer's Choice Won
1990 "Vogue" Best Art Direction Nominated
Best Choreography Nominated
Best Cinematography Won
Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Direction Won
Best Editing Won
Best Female Video Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
Viewer's Choice Nominated
1991 "Like a Virgin" (live) Best Choreography Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
The Immaculate Collection Best Long Form Video Won
1992 "Holiday" (live) Best Choreography Nominated
Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
1993 "Rain" Best Art Direction Won
Best Cinematography Won
1994 "I'll Remember" Best Video from a Film Nominated
1995 "Human Nature" Best Choreography Nominated
Best Dance Video Nominated
"Take a Bow" Best Art Direction Nominated
Best Female Video Won
1996 "You'll See" Best Cinematography Nominated
1998 "Frozen" Best Special Effects Won
"Ray of Light" Best Choreography Won
Best Cinematography Nominated
Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Direction Won
Best Editing Won
Best Female Video Won
Breakthrough Video Nominated
Video of the Year Won
1999 "Beautiful Stranger" Best Cinematography Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
Best Video from a Film Won
"Nothing Really Matters" Best Special Effects Nominated
2000 "American Pie" Best Cinematography Nominated
2001 "Don't Tell Me" Best Choreography Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
2003 "Die Another Day" Best Video from a Film Nominated
2006 "Hung Up" Best Choreography Nominated
Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
Best Pop Video Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
2008 "4 Minutes" Best Dance Video Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2003 "Die Another Day" Best Video from a Film Nominated
2004 "Me Against the Music" Best Female Video Nominated
Best Collaboration Nominated
2006 "Hung Up" Best Dance Video Nominated
Best Female Video Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
2009 "4 Minutes" Best Video from a Film Nominated
Best Collaboration Nominated
2015 "Bitch I'm Madonna" Best Female Video Nominated
Much Music Video Awards 1998 "Ray of Light" Best International Video Won
1999 Madonna Favourite International Artist Nominated
2006 "Hung Up" Best International Video Nominated
2008 "4 Minutes" Best International Video Nominated
Musica e Dischi Year-End Awards 1987 Madonna Singles Selling Artist of the Year Won
Albums Selling Female Artist of the Year Won
Artist of the Year Won


Music & Media European Year-End Awards 1985 Madonna Singles Selling Artist of the Year Won
1986 Madonna Albums Selling Artist of the Year Won
Singles Selling Artist of the Year Won
1987 Top Selling Albums Artist of the Year Won
Top Selling Singles Artist of the Year Won
1989 Like a Prayer 1989 Album Chart Toppers Tie
Musician Awards 1989 Madonna Artist of the Decade Won
NARM Awards 1986 Madonna Best Selling Video Cassette Merchandised as Music Video Won
Like a Virgin Best-selling Album by a Female Artist Won
NetSounds Awards 2001 Brixton Academy concert webcast Best Music Web Event Won
New York Music Awards 1986 Madonna Best Dance Music Vocalist Won
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 1987 Madonna Favorite Female Vocalist Won
1988 Won
1990 Nominated
"Like a Prayer" Favorite Song Nominated
1991 Madonna Favorite Female Vocalist Nominated
2000 "Beautiful Stranger" Favorite Song From a Movie Nominated
NME Awards 1986 Madonna Worst Dressed Person Won
1992 Sex Hype of the Year Won
1996 Madonna Best Solo Artist Nominated
1999 "Ray of Light" Best Dance Record Nominated
2001 Madonna Best Pop Act Nominated
2002 Nominated
2006 Sexiest Woman Won
NRJ Music Awards 2001 Madonna International Female Artist of the Year Won
Music International Album of the Year Won
"Music" International Song of the Year Nominated
2004 Madonna NRJ Award of Honor Won
International Female Artist of the Year Nominated
Music Website of the Year Nominated
American Life International Album of the Year Nominated
2006 Madonna International Female Artist of the Year Won
2007 International Female Artist of the Year Nominated
Confessions on a Dance Floor International Album of the Year Nominated
2015 Madonna International Female Artist of the Year Nominated
Online Music Awards 2001 Brixton Academy concert webcast Top Live Online Music Event Won
Orville H. Gibson Guitar Awards 2002 Madonna Les Paul Horizon Award Nominated
People's Choice Awards 1986 Madonna Favorite Female Musical Performer Won
1987 Madonna Favorite Female Musical Performer Won
2009 "4 Minutes" Favorite Combined Forces Nominated
2016 Madonna Favorite Music Icon Won
Favorite Female Artist Nominated
Pollstar Awards 1984 Madonna Which Artist is Most Likely to Successfully Headline Arenas for the First Time in 1985? Nominated
1987 Who's That Girl World Tour Most Creative Stage Set Nominated
1990 Blond Ambition World Tour Major Tour Of The Year Nominated
Most Creative Stage Production Won
1993 The Girlie Show World Tour Most Creative Stage Production Nominated
2001 Drowned World Tour Major Tour of the Year Nominated
Most Creative Stage Production Nominated
2004 Re-Invention World Tour Major Tour Of The Year Nominated
Most Creative Stage Production Nominated
2006 Confessions Tour Major Tour of the Year Nominated
Most Creative Stage Production Won
2008 Sticky & Sweet Tour Major Tour of the Year Nominated
Most Creative Stage Production Nominated
2013 The MDNA Tour Most Creative Stage Production Nominated
Porin Awards 1999 "Frozen" Best International Video Won
Ray of Light Best International Album Won
Premios Amigo 2000 Madonna Best International Female Solo Artist Won
Music Best International Album Nominated
Premios MTV Latino 1996 "Verás" Best female video Won
Best cinematography Won
Premios Oye! 2003 Madonna Best English Female Artist Nominated
2006 "Hung Up" English Song of the Year Nominated
2008 "4 Minutes" Record of the Year Won
Hard Candy Album of the Year Won
2010 Sticky & Sweet Tour Album of the Year Nominated
Q Awards 2004 Madonna Best Live Act Nominated
2011 Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years Nominated
RIAA Artists of the Century 1999 Madonna Top Selling Female Rock Artist of the Century Won
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008 Madonna Hall of Fame inductee Won
Rockbjörnen 1989 Madonna Best International Artist Won
Like a Prayer Best International Album Won
1992 Madonna Best International Artist Won
1998 Best International Artist Won
Ray of Light Best International Album Won
2005 Confessions on a Dance Floor Best International Album Won
Rockopop 1991 Madonna Best International Artist Won
Saturn Awards 1991 Madonna in Dick Tracy Best Actress Nominated
SER FM Awards 1991 "Vogue" Best Disco Single Won
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1989 "Like a Prayer" Best Pop Video Nominated
"Express Yourself" Nominated
1990 Madonna Best Female Solo Singer Won
Most Fanciable Female Won
1991 Best Female Solo Singer Won
Most Fanciable Female Won
1992 Best Female Solo Singer Won
Most Fanciable Female Won
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2014 Madonna Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Nominated
2016 Madonna Nominated
2017 Madonna Nominated
Space Shower Music Video Awards 2006 "Hung Up" Best International Video Won
TEC Awards 2001 Music Outstanding Creative Achievement – Record Production/Album Nominated
"Music" Outstanding Creative Achievement – Record Production/Single Won
2002 Madonna Outstanding Creative Achievement – Tour Production Nominated
Drowned World Tour Outstanding Creative Achievement – Remote Production/Recording or Broadcast Nominated
Telegatto Awards 1992 Madonna Best International Artist Won
Theatregoers' Choice Awards 2003 Up for Grabs Theatre Event of the Year Won
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 Madonna Hall of Fame inductee Won
Urban Music Awards (Latin America) 2019 "Medellín" Best Collaboration Nominated
VH1 Do Something! Awards 2010 I Am Because We Are Docu Style Award Won
VH1 Fashion Awards 1995 Madonna Most Fashionable Artist Won
Viewer's Choice: Most Fashionable Artist Won
1998 Most Fashionable Artist Won
Most Stylish Music Artist Won
The Versace Award Won
1999 Most Fashionable Artist Nominated
"Beautiful Stranger" Most Stylish Video Nominated
2000 "Music" Visionary Video Nominated
VIVA Comet Awards 1998 Madonna International Act Won
2001 International Act Nominated
"Don't Tell Me" International Video Nominated
Wembley Arena Square of Fame 2006 Madonna Square of Fame bronze Won
World Music Awards 2006 Madonna World's Best Pop Artist Won
2008 Madonna Best Selling American Artist Won
2014 Madonna Best Female Artist Nominated
Madonna Best Entertainer Nominated
Madonna Best World's Live Act Nominated
MDNA Best World Album Nominated
"Give Me All Your Luvin'" Best World Song Nominated
Best World Video Nominated
World Soundtrack Awards 2012 "Masterpiece" Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film Nominated
ZD Awards 2015 Madonna Best Foreign Act Nominated

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Academy Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1994 Best Original Song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight", The Lion King Won
"Circle of Life", The Lion King Nominated
"Hakuna Matata", The Lion King Nominated
2019 "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again", Rocketman Won

Grammy Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1971 Best New Artist Himself Nominated
Album of the Year Elton John
Best Contemporary Male Vocalist
1972 Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture Friends
1974 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "Daniel"
1975 "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"
Record of the Year
Album of the Year Caribou
1976 Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
1977 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" with Kiki Dee
1980 Best R&B Vocal Performance – Male "Mama Can't Buy You Love"
1983 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "Blue Eyes"
1985 "Restless"
1987 Record of the Year "That's What Friends Are For"
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Won
1988 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "Candle in the Wind" (live) Nominated
1992 Best Instrumental Composition "Basque" Won
1993 Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" with George Michael Nominated
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "The One"
1995 Song of the Year "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Won
Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated
"Circle of Life"
Song of the Year
1996 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "Believe"
1998 "Candle in the Wind 1997" Won
1999 Grammy Legend Award Himself
2001 Best Musical Show Album Elton John & Tim Rice's Aida
2002 Best Pop Vocal Album Songs from the West Coast Nominated
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance "I Want Love"
2003 "Original Sin"
2005 Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" with Ray Charles
2011 "If It Wasn't for Bad" with Leon Russell
2021 Album of the Year Montero (as featured artist) Pending

Tony Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1998 Best Original Score The Lion King Nominated
2000 Aida Won
2009 Billy Elliot the Musical Nominated

ASCAP Pop Music Awards
Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
1987 "Nikita" Most Performed Songs Won
1989 "I Don't Wanna Go on with You Like That" Won
1991 "Sacrifice" Won
1994 Himself Songwriter of the Year Won
"The One" Most Performed Songs Won
"The Last Song" Won
"Simple Life" Won
1996 "Believe" Won
1999 "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" Won

BMI Pop Awards
Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
1996 "Circle of Life" Award-Winning Song Won
"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Won
1999 "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" Won
"Candle in the Wind 1997" Won

Brit Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1977 Best British Male Himself Nominated
Best British Album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
1984 Best British Male Himself
1986
Outstanding Contribution to Music Won
1991 Best British Male
Best British Album Sleeping with the Past Nominated
1993 The One
Best British Male Himself
1995 Outstanding Contribution to Music Won
1998 Freddie Mercury Award
Best British Male Nominated
"Candle in the Wind 1997" Best British Single
2002 "I Want Love" Best British Video
Best British Male Himself
2013 Brits Icon Won

British LGBT Awards
Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2015 Himself Global Icon Nominated
2017 Music Artist Nominated
2020 Elton John AIDS Foundation Global Impact Won

Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards
Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2016 Wonderful Crazy Night Album of the Year Nominated

Golden Globe Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1994 Best Original Song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight", with Tim Rice Won
2003 "The Heart of Every Girl" Nominated
2011 "Hello, Hello", with Lady Gaga Nominated
2019 "I'm Gonna Love Me Again", with Bernie Taupin Won

Ivor Novello Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1974 Best Song Musically and Lyrically "Daniel" Won
1977 The Best Pop Song "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
International Hit of the Year Nominated
Most Performed Work
1979 Best Instrumental or Popular Orchestral Work "Song for Guy" Won
1986 Outstanding Contribution to British Music Himself
International Hit of the Year "Nikita" Nominated
Best Song Musically and Lyrically Won
1991 "Sacrifice"
Best Selling A-Side
1995 Best Song Included in Film "Circle of Life"
1998 Best Selling UK Single "Candle in the Wind 1997"
2000 International Achievement in Musical Theater Himself
2007 Most Performed Work "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'"
International Hit of the Year Nominated

Juno Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1986 International Single of the Year "Nikita" Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1984 Best Choreography "I'm Still Standing" Nominated
Best Editing
1985 Best Choreography "Sad Songs (Say So Much)"
1987 Special Recognition Award Himself Won
1995 Best Male Video "Believe" Nominated
2002 Best Direction "This Train Don't Stop There Anymore"
Best Male Video

MVPA Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2002 Best Hair "This Train Don't Stop There Anymore" Won
2003 Best Adult Contemporary Video "Original Sin"

NRJ Music Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2003 International Song of the Year "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" with Blue Won

Žebřík Music Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2005 Best International Personality Himself Nominated

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