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Van Halen Awards and Nominations


American Music Awards

The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Van Halen has been nominated nine times overall at the American Music Awards winning just once.

Year Nominated work Award Result
1985 Van Halen Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Nominated
1987 Van Halen Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Nominated
1987 5150 Favorite Pop/Rock Album Nominated
1989 Van Halen Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Nominated
1989 Van Halen Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Nominated
1989 OU812 Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album Nominated
1992 (For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge) Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album Won
1992 Van Halen Best Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Nominated
1996 Van Halen Best Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Nominated

Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Van Halen has received two grammy award nominations winning just Once in 1992 for For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge. Eddie Van Halen received a grammy award nomination in 1985 for Doubt City. Respect The Wind Eddie Van Halen and Alex Van Halen both received a grammy award nomination in the Best Rock Instrumental Performance

Year Nominated work Award Result
1985 Donut City (Eddie Van Halen) Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated
1992 For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge Best Hard Rock Performance Won
1996 The Seventh Seal Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated
1996 Respect The Wind (Eddie Van Halen) (Alex Van Halen) Best Rock Instrumental Performance Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Van Halen have received a number nomination overall in the Band career.

Year Nominated work Award Result
1984 Jump Best Stage Performance in a Video Won
1984 Jump Best Group Video Nominated
1984 Jump Best Overall Performance in a Video Nominated
1989 Finish What Ya Started Best Direction in a Video Nominated
1992 Right Now Best Direction in a Video Won
1992 Right Now Best Editing in a Video Won
1992 Right Now Video of the Year Won
1992 Right Now Best Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Video Nominated
1992 Right Now Viewer’s Choice Nominated
1992 Right Now Breakthrough Video Nominated
1992 Right Now Best Group Video Nominated
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