Six Juno awards

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Order of Canada award

BURTON CUMMINGS

RECOGNITION

Two stars, Canada's Walk of

Fame (individual and group)

Order of Canada award ceremony, with

Governor General Michaelle Jean

 

By The Numbers

 

  • 50 Albums Recorded

  • 47 Singles Released

  • 23 Canadian Gold Singles

  • 22 SOCAN Awards

  • 22 Canadian Gold Albums

  •   8 Canadian Multi-Platinum Albums

  •   6 American Gold Singles

  •   6 Juno Awards

  •   5 RPM Awards

  •   3 BMI America Awards

  •   2 Stars on Canada’s Walk of Fame (individual and group)

  •   1 American Platinum Album

  •   1 Genie Award

  •   1 Nellie Award

  •   1 Order of Manitoba Award

  •   1 Order of Canada Award

  •   1 Governor General’s Performing Arts Award

  •   1 Honorary Doctorate of Music Degree

  •   1 Induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame

  •   1 Induction into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame

  •   1 Induction into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

  •   1 Induction into the Prairie Music Hall of Fame

 

 

 

Awards

 

RPM Awards, by RPM Magazine, Canada

1966 RPM Award for Best Vocal, Instrumental Group – The Guess Who

1967 RPM Award for Best Vocal, Instrumental Group – The Guess Who

1968 RPM Award for Best Vocal, Instrumental Group – The Guess Who

1969 RPM Award for Best Vocal, Instrumental Group – The Guess Who

1970 RPM Award for Best Vocal, Instrumental Group – The Guess Who

 

Juno Awards, recognizing achievement in Canada’s music industry

1971 Juno Award for Best Vocal, Instrumental Group – The Guess Who

1977 Juno Award for Best Vocal, Instrumental Group – The Guess Who

1977 Top New Male Vocalist – Burton Cummings

1979 Juno Award for Top Selling album (Dream Of A Child) – Burton Cummings

1980 Juno Award for male Vocalist of the Year – Burton Cummings

1987 Juno Hall of Fame Award – The Guess Who

 

SOCAN Awards, by Canada’s Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers

1989 Harold Moon Lifetime Achievement Award – Burton Cummings

1993 SOCAN Classic Awards: These Eyes, Break It To Them Gently, Stand Tall – Burton Cummings

1997 SOCAN Classic Awards: Albert Flasher, American Woman, Clap For The Wolfman, Laughing, No Time – Burton Cummings

1998 SOCAN Classic Awards: I Will Play A Rhapsody, I’m Scared, Fine State Of Affairs, Timeless Love, Your Backyard, Share The Land – Burton Cummings

2001 SOCAN Classic Awards: Follow Your Daughter Home, My Own Way To Rock, You Saved My Soul –       Burton Cummings

2010 SOCAN Classic Awards: Sour Suite, Star Baby, Rain Dance, Dancin’ Fool – Burton Cummings

 

Genie Awards, recognizing achievement in Canada’s film industry

1983 Best Original Song, You Saved My Soul from the film Melanie – Burton Cummings

 

Additional Awards and Honours

1971 Keys to the city of Indianapolis, IN presented by Mayor Richard Luger – The Guess Who

1983 Nellie Award, Top Musical Television Special, Going For Gold – Burton Cummings

1987 BMI America “Million-Airs” Scrolls (1,000,000 airplays) for These Eyes and Stand Tall – Burton Cummings

1987 Appointed to the Order of the Buffalo Hunt by the Manitoba Government – Burton Cummings

1990 Burton Cummings Community Centre, Winnipeg, named in honour of Burton Cummings

1999 First inductees into the Prairie Music Hall of Fame – The Guess Who

2001 Appointed to the Order of Manitoba by the Manitoba Government – Burton Cummings

2001 Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts, Winnipeg, named in honour of Burton Cummings

2001 Star on Canada’s Walk Of Fame (Toronto) – The Guess Who

2001 Honorary Doctorates of Music from Brandon University – The Guess Who

2001 Appointed to the Order of Manitoba by the Manitoba Government – Burton Cummings

2002 Governor General’s Performing Arts Award – The Guess Who

2002 First inductees into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame – The Guess Who

2003 BMI America Award for Outstanding Achievement (Airplay, Television, Film) – Burton Cummings

2005 Inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame – Burton Cummings

2009 Appointed to the Order of Canada – Burton Cummings

2011 Star on Canada’s Walk Of Fame (Toronto) – Burton Cummings

 

 

Eighty gold and platinum

records  (source: SOCAN)