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Awards

1983

Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Presented By Drama Desk

Outstanding Music

Little Shop of Horrors

1983

Winner

Drama Desk Award

Presented By Drama Desk

Outstanding Musical

Little Shop of Horrors

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

1983

Winner

Evening Standard Award

Presented By London Evening Standard

Best Musical

Little Shop of Horrors

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

1983

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Musical Cast Show Album

Little Shop of Horrors

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman and Phil Ramone

1983

Nominee

Laurence Olivier Award

Presented By Society of West End Theatre

Musical of the year

Little Shop of Horrors

1983

Winner

New York Drama Critics Circles Award

Presented By New York Drama Critics Circle

Best Musical

Little Shop of Horrors

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

1983

Winner

Outer Critics Circle Award

Presented By Outer Critics Circle

Best Off Broadway Musical

Little Shop of Horrors

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

1983

Winner

Outer Critics Circle Award

Presented By Outer Critics Circle

Best Score

Little Shop of Horrors

1986

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Little Shop of Horrors

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Mean Green Mother From Outer Space

1987

Winner

Saturn Award

Presented By Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films

Best Music

Little Shop of Horrors

1989

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Kiss The Girl

1989

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Score

The Little Mermaid

1989

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Under The Sea

1989

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Oscar Winner-

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Under The Sea

1989

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Oscar Winner- The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

1990

Recipient

Honors Award

Presented By Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Outstanding Contribution to the success of the Academy's Anti-Drug Special for Children

Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Wonderful Ways To Say No

1990

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

The Little Mermaid

1990

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Kiss The Girl

1990

Winner

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

The Little Mermaid

1990

Winner

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Under The Sea

1990

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Instrumental Composition [Score] Written for a Motion Picture or for Television

The Little Mermaid

1990

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Kiss The Girl

1990

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Recording for Children

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Soundtrack/The Little Mermaid

1990

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Under The Sea

1991

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Be Our Guest

1991

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Belle

1991

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Score

Beauty And The Beast

1991

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Beauty And The Beast

1991

Nominee

Razzie Award

Presented By The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation

Worst Original Song

Rocky V

Measure Of A Man

1991

Recipient

Christopher Award

Presented By The Christophers

The Little Mermaid

1992

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Friend Like Me

1992

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Score

Aladdin

1992

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Tim Rice

A Whole New World

1992

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Golden Globe Winner -

Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Golden Globe Winner - Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Oscar Winner -

Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Oscar Winner - Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Be Our Guest

1992

Winner

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Winner

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Album of the Year

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Various Artists

1992

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song of the Year

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Album for Children

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

1992

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Instrumental Composition [Score] Written for a Motion Picture or for Television

Beauty And The Beast

1992

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Beauty And The Beast

1993

Winner

ASCAP Film and Television Music Award

Presented By American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Top Box Office Film

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman and Tim Rice

1993

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Academy Award Winner -

Aladdin

A Whole New World

1993

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Academy Award Winner - Aladdin

Aladdin

1993

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Golden Globe Winner -

Aladdin

A Whole New World

1993

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Golden Globe Winner - Aladdin

Aladdin

1993

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Aladdin

1993

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Friend Like Me

1993

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Prince Ali

1993

Winner

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Aladdin

1993

Winner

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Tim Rice

A Whole New World

1993

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Friend Like Me

1993

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Instrumental Composition [Score] Written for a Motion Picture or for Television

Aladdin

1993

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Musical Album for Children

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Tim Rice

1993

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song of the Year

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Tim Rice

A Whole New World

1993

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Tim Rice

A Whole New World

1993

Winner

Jeanie Golden Angel Award

Presented By Southern California Motion Picture Council

Best Original Song

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Tim Rice

A Whole New World

1993

Nominee

Saturn Award

Presented By Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films

Best Music

Aladdin

1993

Winner

ASCAP Film and Television Music Award

Presented By American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Beauty And The Beast

1993

Nominee

BAFTA Film Award

Presented By British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Original Film Music

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

1993

Nominee

Saturn Award

Presented By Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films

Best Music

Beauty And The Beast

1993

Winner

Razzie Award

Presented By The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation

Worst Original Song

Newsies

Co-recipient: Jack Feldman

High Times, Hard Times

1993

Winner

Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented By Kaufman Cultural Center

1993

Winner

Spirit Of American Creativity Award

Presented By U.S. Patents & Copyrights / Creative America

For exemplifying the fire of genius spirit of American creativity under the United States patent and copyright laws

1994

Nominee

BAFTA Film Award

Presented By British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Score for Film

Aladdin

1994

Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Presented By Drama Desk

Outstanding Music

Beauty And The Beast

1994

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Musical Show Album

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Bruce Botnick

1994

Nominee

Tony Award

Presented By American Theatre Wing

Best Original Score

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman and Tim Rice

1995

Winner

ASCAP Film and Television Music Award

Presented By American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Tim Rice

A Whole New World

1995

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score

Pocahontas

1995

Winner

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Pocahontas

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

Colors Of The Wind

1995

Winner

Annie Award

Presented By International Animated Film Society

Best Individual Achievement for Music in the Field of Animation

Pocahontas

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

1995

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Musical Album for Children

Pocahontas

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

Pocahontas Sing-a-long

1995

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television

Pocahontas

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

Colors Of The Wind

1996

Winner

ASCAP Film and Television Music Award

Presented By American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture

Pocahontas

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

Colors Of The Wind

1996

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Academy Award Winner -

Pocahontas

Colors Of The Wind

1996

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Academy Award Winner - Pocahontas

Pocahontas

1996

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Golden Globe Winner -

Pocahontas

Colors Of The Wind

1996

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Pocahontas

1996

Winner

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Pocahontas

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

Colors Of The Wind

1996

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1996

Nominee

Annie Award

Presented By International Animated Film Society

Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in the Field of Animation

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

1997

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Hercules

Co-recipient: David Zippel

Go The Distance

1997

Recipient

The Golden Reel Award

Presented By Motion Picture Sound Editors

Outstanding Achievement in the Motion Picture and Television Industries

Hercules

1997

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1997

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1998

Winner

Laurence Olivier Award

Presented By Society of West End Theatre

The American Express Award for Best New Musical

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Linda Woolverton

1998

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Hercules

1998

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Hercules

Co-recipient: David Zippel

Go The Distance

1998

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Richard Kirk Career Achievement Award

1998

Winner

Colleen Dewhurst Award

Presented By Northern Westchester Center For The Arts

In Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts

1998

Winner

Kol Zimrah Award

Presented By Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion

1998

Winner

Richard Kirk Career Achievement Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Presented to a composer in recognition for outstanding career achievement

2000

Winner

Presidential Medal

Presented By New York University

2001

Inductee

Disney Legend

Presented By Walt Disney Company

2004

Recipient

AFI's 100 Years… 100 Songs

Presented By American Film Institute

Recognized as one of America's Greatest Movie songs

Beauty And The Beast

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman

Beauty And The Beast

2007

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Enchanted

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

Happy Working Song

2007

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Enchanted

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

So Close

2007

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Enchanted

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

That's How You'll Know

2007

Nominee

Critics Choice Award

Presented By Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Best Composer

Enchanted

2008

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Enchanted

2008

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion PIcture

Enchanted

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

That's How You'll Know

2008

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song written for a Motion Picture , Television or other Visual Media

Enchanted

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

Ever, Ever After

2008

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song written for a Motion Picture , Television or other Visual Media

Enchanted

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

That's How You'll Know

2008

Winner

Saturn Award

Presented By Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films

Best Music

Enchanted

2008

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Musical Show Album

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Bruce Botnick, Michael Kosarin, Chris Montan

2008

Nominee

Tony Award

Presented By American Theatre Wing

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

The Little Mermaid

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater

2008

Inductee

Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction

Presented By Songwriters Hall of Fame

2009

Recipient

John Kraaijkamp Musical Award

Presented By

Lifetime Achievement Award

2010

Nominee

Laurence Olivier Award

Presented By Society of West End Theatre

Best New Musical

Sister Act

2010

Nominee

Academy Award

Presented By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Music, Original Song

Tangled

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

I See The Light

2010

Nominee

PFCS Award

Presented By Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

Best Original Song

Tangled

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

I See The Light

2010

Winner

Sierra Award

Presented By Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Best Song

Tangled

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

I See The Light

2010

Recipient

Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Presented By Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

2011

Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Presented By Drama Desk

Outstanding Music

Sister Act

2011

Nominee

Outer Critics Circle Award

Presented By Outer Critics Circle

Outstanding New Score

Sister Act

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

2011

Nominee

Tony Award

Presented By American Theatre Wing

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

Sister Act

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

2011

Nominee

Critics Choice Award

Presented By Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Best Song

Tangled

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

I See The Light

2011

Nominee

Golden Globe

Presented By Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Tangled

Co-recipient: Stephen Schwartz

I See The Light

2011

Winner

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Song Written for a Visual Media

Tangled

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

I See The Light

2011

Nominee

World Soundtrack Award

Presented By World Soundtrack Academy

Best Original Song Written for a Film

Tangled

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

I See The Light

2011

Recipient

Maestro Award

Presented By Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Magazines

2012

Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Presented By Drama Desk

Outstanding Music

Leap of Faith

2012

Recipient

Drama League Award

Presented By Drama League

Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

2012

Nominee

Audience Choice Award

Presented By Broadway.com

Favorite Song Award

Newsies

Co-recipient: Jack Feldman

Brooklyn's Here

2012

Nominee

Audience Choice Award

Presented By Broadway.com

Favorite Song Award

Newsies

Co-recipient: Jack Feldman

Don't Come Knocking At My Door

2012

Nominee

Audience Choice Award

Presented By Broadway.com

Favorite Song Award

Newsies

Co-recipient: Jack Feldman

Watch What Happens

2012

Winner

Audience Choice Award

Presented By Broadway.com

Favorite Song Award

Newsies

Co-recipient: Jack Feldman

Something to Believe In

2012

Winner

Drama Desk Award

Presented By Drama Desk

Outstanding Music

Newsies

2012

Nominee

Grammy Award

Presented By National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.

Best Musical Theatre Album

Newsies

Co-recipient: Frank Filipetti, Michael Kosarin, Chris Montan

2012

Winner

Tony Award

Presented By American Theatre Wing

Best Original (Music and/or Lyrics) written for the Theatre

Newsies

Co-recipient: Jack Feldman

2012

Recipient

Honors

Presented By Encompass New Opera Theatre

Alan Menken Legendary Composer of Film, Musical Theatre, and Recording for Extraordinary Life Achievement

2013

Recipient

BMI Film Music Award

Presented By Broadcast Music Inc.

Mirror Mirror

2013

Winner

The Frederick Loewe Award

Presented By The Dramatist Guild of America

Best Musical Score during the 2011 season

Newsies

2013

Nominee

Emmy Award

Presented By Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics

The Neighbors

Co-recipient: Glenn Slater

More Or Less The Kind Of Thing You May Or May Not Possibly See On Broadway

2013

Recipient

Broadway Junior Award

Presented By Jr. Theater Group at Jr. Theatre Festival in conjunction with Walt Disney Theatrical and Music Theatre International

In recognition for his contribution towards the advancement of musical theatre for young people

2013

Recipient

The Oscar Hammerstein Award

For Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre

Presented by The York Theatre Company

2014

Nominee

Outer Critics Circle Award

Presented By Outer Critics Circle

Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off Broadway)

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin

2014

Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Presented By Drama Desk

Outstanding Music

Aladdin

2014

Nominee

Tony Award

Presented By American Theatre Wing

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

Aladdin

Co-recipient: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin