Who Is The Most Awarded Female Artist Of All Time?

Taylor at the iHeart awards. She is the most decorated woman singer of all time
Taylor at the iHeart awards. She is the most decorated woman singer of all time ( Source : instagram )

Taylor Swift is the most-awarded female artist of all time. With 562 wins in 1,115 nominations, Swift has amassed a sizeable legacy at such a young age.

She is closely chased by Beyonce Knowles, who has 534 wins and 1,312 nominations.

On the other hand, Beyonce has received more Grammy awards than any singer, male or female.

Knowles is also the most nominated artist of all time. Female R&B singers are one of the most decorated singers in all music genres.

Similarly, rappers like Nicki Minaj and Cardi B are also among the few singers who are known for their unique stage presence.

Most Awarded Female Artist Of All Time

Female Artist Name:Number of Awards Received:
Taylor Swift562 wins
Beyonce534 wins
Madonna417 wins
Shakira390 wins
Britney Spears379 wins
Lady Gaga363 wins
Nicki Minaj322 wins
Alicia Keys272 wins
Celine Dion240 wins
Christina Aguilera229 wins


Grammy Awards Winners List

Grammy Awards official logo. Grammys are one of the oldest award shows.
Grammy Awards official logo. Grammys are one of the oldest award shows.( Source : facebook )

The Grammy Awards winners list includes 1. Beyonce 2. Alison Krauss 3. Aretha Franklin and many more.

Singers Name:Grammy Wins:
Beyonce32
Alison Krauss27
Aretha Franklin18
Adele16
Alicia Keys15
CeCe Winnas15
Judith Sherman14
Leontyne Price13
Ella Fitzgerald13
Lady Gaga13

The Grammy is a prestigious music award. The 1st Annual Grammy Awards took place in 1959.

The 65th Grammy Award recently took place in February 2023, where Beyonce officially became the most nominated artist of all time.

Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce captured in British Vogue with a unique couture at July 2022.
Beyonce captured in British Vogue with a unique couture at July 2022. ( Source : facebook )

Beyonce Knowles is the R&B singer with the most Grammy wins of all time. Her record is pursued by orchestral conductor George Solti with 31 wins.

Among the female artist, Knowles has distanced herself from her competition. She has secured 32 Grammy wins whereas, the second-place winner Alison has 27 wins only.

Alison Krauss

Krauss promoting her music in 2022, she also appeared in Late Night show of Stephen Colbert at last year.
Krauss promoting her music in 2022, she also appeared in Late Night show of Stephen Colbert at last year. ( Source : facebook )

Alison Krauss is a Bluegrass-country singer and fiddler. She has received 27 Grammy wins.

In total the artist has won 59 awards out of 105 nominations.

Krauss's record "Raising Sand with Robert Plant" was certified RIAA Platinum and BPI Platinum twice. Her singles have peaked in multiple countries including Norway.

American Music Awards Winners List

American music awards' official logo. It also has a black and logo.
American music awards' official logo. It also has a black and logo. ( Source : facebook )

American Music Awards female winners include 1. Taylor Swift 2. Whitney Houston 3. Carrie Underwood among others.

Singers NameAMAs Wins
Taylor Swift40
Whitney Houston22
Carrie Underwood17
Reba McEntire14
Rihanna13
Beyonce11
Janet Jackson11
Nicki Minaj8

The American Music Awards (AMAs) was founded in 1973. The winners of the award are selected from the commercial performances, sales, and airplay.

Since 2006 AMAs winners are voted by the public and fans from the website.

Taylor Swift

Swift performing at her 2023 eras concert. She is promoting her recently released album Midnights who received multiple award nominations in 2023 as well.
Swift performing at her 2023 eras concert. She is promoting her recently released album Midnights who received multiple award nominations in 2023 as well.( Source : facebook )

Taylor Swift is the most-awarded female artist of all time. She has received 40 AMAs, 12 Grammy Awards, and 34 BMI Pop Awards.

Her eighth studio album "Midnights" released in 2022 was the recipient of 11 awards, including six Guinness world records awards.

Whitney Houston

Houston's social media team promoting the late singer's
Houston's social media team promoting the late singer's "Just Whitney" album released in 2002( Source : facebook )

Whitney Houston has won 22 awards. She is the third artist with the most AMAs, second after Michael Jackson.

Houston is one of the best-selling artists of all time, she has been awarded 124 awards and more than 200 nominations throughout her career.

Billboard Music Awards Winners List

Billboard music award logo. The award show is also popularly known as The BBMAs
Billboard music award logo. The award show is also popularly known as The BBMAs( Source : facebook )

Billboard Music Award winners list includes 1. Taylor Swift 2. Adele 3. Whitney Houston 4. Mariah Carey among others.

Singers NameBillboard Music Awards Wins
Taylor Swift29
Adele18
Whitney Houston16
Mariah Carey15
Beyonce13
Carrie Underwood12
Rihanna12
Janet Jackson11
Mary J. Blige11
Lady Gaga10

Taylor Swift has 29 wins from Billboard Awards. The singer is only topped by R&B rapper Drake who has 34 wins.

Originally, the music award began in 1990.  The Billboard Awards recipients are determined through digital sales of albums and songs.

Adele

Adele performing in the 13th week of 2023. The British singer is in tour throughout U.S
Adele performing in the 13th week of 2023. The British singer is in tour throughout U.S( Source : instagram )

Adele has won 18 Billboard awards. She is also the recipient of sixteen Grammy Awards.

The musician is awarded 173 wins out of 366 nominations. The singer's debut album 19 was an international hit.

Adele received her first Grammy award in 2009. The singer also received multiple nominations for her album singles as well.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey looking gorgeous in her 2022 picture. The singer was married to Wild N Out star Nick Cannon in early 2000s.
Mariah Carey looking gorgeous in her 2022 picture. The singer was married to Wild N Out star Nick Cannon in early 2000s. ( Source : facebook )

Mariah Carey has won 15 Billboard Awards. She has been awarded Guinness World Record for having a five-octave vocal range.

Carey has a total of 170 awards and has received 252 nominations. She has won 5 Grammy awards throughout her career.

The singer-songwriter is still active, her latest album was Caution released in 2018.

iHeartRadio Music Awards Winners

iHeart giant glittery music award logo in Shrine Auditorium at Expo Hall in 2014
iHeart giant glittery music award logo in Shrine Auditorium at Expo Hall in 2014( Source : facebook )

iHeartRadio Music Awards winners include 1. Taylor Swift 2. Rihanna 3. Ariana Grande and many more.

Singers NameiHeartRadio award wins
Taylor Swift19
Rihanna8
Ariana Grande5
Adele5
Cardi B4
Billie Eilish2

The winners of this award are decided through feedback from the audience, performance data, airplay, and digital streaming.

Likewise, public voting also plays a big role in deciding the winner of the iHeart Award.

Rihanna

Rihanna promoting her beauty product Fenty Makeup in 2022, the singer also promoted her makeup in her 2023 performance at SuperBowl
Rihanna promoting her beauty product Fenty Makeup in 2022, the singer also promoted her makeup in her 2023 performance at SuperBowl( Source : instagram )

Rihanna is a celebrated artist who has won the iHeart Award 9 times. The singer's total career wins are 230 over 625 nominations.

The singer is nearly active for two decades. She is among the most popular singers with one name.

Rihanna recently performed in the NFL Super Bowl halftime show despite being pregnant.

Ariana Grande

Grande promoting her beauty product rem beauty, Arianna and Rihanna are among the few artist who have their own product line.
Grande promoting her beauty product rem beauty, Arianna and Rihanna are among the few artist who have their own product line. ( Source : instagram )

Ariana Grande has 5 wins at the iHeart Awards. She is one of the most nominated artists besides Taylor Swift.

The singer holds 35 nominations from the iHeart. Grande's total wins are 222 out of 597 nominations.

Ariana is one of the most sought-after artists and is one of the most listened-to artists on Spotify in 2023.

MTV Video Music Awards

MTV also known as VMAs music award logo, their trophy is also similar to their logo which features an astronaut.
MTV also known as VMAs music award logo, their trophy is also similar to their logo which features an astronaut. ( Source : facebook )

MTV Video Music Awards winners are 1. Beyonce 2. Madonna 3. Lady Gaga. and many more. The list of female singers with the most wins is as follows:

Singers NameMTV Video Music Awards wins
Beyonce25
Madonna20
Lady Gaga18
Taylor Swift14
Ariana Grande9
Janet Jackson9
Rihanna7
Pink7
Nicki Minaj7

MTV video music awards are also known as VMAs. They started out as an alternative for Grammy. The award show is surrounded by controversy for being scripted and for its lack of musical diversity.

However, is one of the most popular awards shows millions of youths tune into the show.

Madonna

Madonna posing alongside a Vespa scooter in a white and black dotted dress.
Madonna posing alongside a Vespa scooter in a white and black dotted dress. ( Source : facebook )

Madonna is one of the best-selling female artists of all time. She has won a total of 20 VMAs.

During the course of her career, the artist has won 417 awards out of 800 nominations.

The American singer is a global star who is still active despite being in her 60s. The artist's latest single is "Back That Up To The Beat" released on Jan 7, 2023.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga looking stunning in the picture with the sleeveless dress. She also has her own makeup brand as well.
Lady Gaga looking stunning in the picture with the sleeveless dress. She also has her own makeup brand as well. ( Source : facebook )

Lady Gaga is a singer-turned-actor who has won 20 VMAs. The Star is Born actress has also won an academy award for best performance in the same movie.

The singer has won 363 awards out of 858 nominations. Gaga is a top-five female pop singer with multiple Grammy awards.

At present, Gaga has acted in dozens of movies, her latest work is "House of Gucci," released in 2021.

People's Choice Awards Winner

People's Choice Awards official logo. People's choice award's most wins goes to a female TV host
People's Choice Awards official logo. People's choice award's most wins goes to a female TV host( Source : facebook )

People's Choice awards winners include 1. Reba McEntire 2. Whitney Houston 3. Taylor Swift 4. Katy Perry and many more.

Singers NamePeople's Choice Awards
Reba McEntire6
Whitney Houston5
Taylor Swift4
Katy Perry3
Olivia Newton-John3
Barbara Mandrell2
Paula Abdul2

The award show is voted on by the general public and fans online. People's choice awards over all forms of entertainment including movies, TV shows, music, and reality show.

The most awarded person is Ellen DeGeneres, she has received 20 awards.

Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire in the Voice season 23 as a guest mentee to the contestants.
Reba McEntire in the Voice season 23 as a guest mentee to the contestants. ( Source : instagram )

Reba McEntire is a female country singer. She has won the award six times from 1992-1998.

The artist won the award consecutively from 1994 to 1998.

Throughout McEntire's career, the artist has won 91 awards out of 221 nominations. She is a beloved country singer who is also dubbed "The Queen of Country Music" by fans.

Katy Perry

Perry with a fabulous black dress performing at the 90th birthday of Carol Burnett in NBC
Perry with a fabulous black dress performing at the 90th birthday of Carol Burnett in NBC( Source : instagram )

Katy Perry is one of the best-selling pop artists. Perry is a mentor on American Idol alongside Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

Perry has won the award three times, and she has been nominated for the award 5 times, which is second only to Taylor Swift.

During the course of her career, Katy has been awarded 106 awards and nominated 349 times.

Some FAQs

How Many Awards Has Taylor Swift Won?

Taylor Swift has won 562 awards and has been nominated 1,115 times. After her, Beyonce has won 534 awards with 1,312 nominations.

Who Is The Most Awarded Female Artist Of All Time?

Taylor Swift is the most-awarded female artist of all time. She is closely followed by Beyonce.

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