List of awards received by Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams performing at the White House in February 2007.
Background information
Birth name Yolanda Yvette Adams
Born (1961-08-27) August 27, 1961
Origin Houston, Texas,
United States
Genres Gospel, R&B, Pop,
Adult Contemporary
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1979 – present
Labels Sound of Gospel (1988),
Tribute/Benson (1991-1996),
Verity (1996-1998),
Elektra (1998-2004),
Atlantic (2004-2007),
Columbia (2007-2009),
N-House Music Group (present)

Yolanda Adams is American gospel music singer and radio show host. In total, Adams has won four Grammy Awards, four of the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards, one American Music Award, seven NAACP Image Awards, one Soul Train Music Award and four BET Awards.

YearAwardCategoryAlbum, song, or event
1992Dove AwardsTraditional Gospel Album of the YearThrough The Storm
Traditional Gospel Song of the YearThrough The Storm
2000Grammy AwardsBest Contemporary Soul Gospel AlbumMountain High... Valley Low
Dove AwardsTraditional Gospel Song of the Year"Is Your All on the Altar"
2000NAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Gospel Artist, Contemporary
2001NAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Song"Open My Heart"
Outstanding Gospel Artist, Contemporary
Outstanding Female Artist
Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series or SpecialSoul Train Awards
American Music AwardContemporary/Inspirational Artist
Noted: first artist to win in this category
BET AwardsBest Gospel Artist
Grammy AwardsBest Contemporary Soul Gospel AlbumThe Experience
Soul Train Music AwardBest R&B Soul Single, Female"Open My Heart"
2002NAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Gospel Artist, Contemporary
BET AwardsBest Gospel Artist
2003BET AwardsBest Gospel Artist
2005Grammy AwardsBest Gospel Song"Be Blessed" from Day By Day
Dove AwardsSpecial Event CD of the YearThe Passion of the Christ (song: "How Many Lashes")
2006Grammy AwardsBest Gospel Performance"Victory" from Day By Day & The Gospel Soundtrack
NAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Gospel Artist
2012BET AwardsBest Gospel Artist


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