List of media awards honoring women

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This list of media awards honoring women is an index to articles about notable awards honoring women. The list includes general, literary and music awards for women. It excludes awards for actresses, including film awards for lead actress and television awards for Best Actress, which are covered by separate lists.

General[edit]

Country Award Sponsor Notes
United States Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Woman Director Alliance of Women Film Journalists Woman director[1]
United States Women's Image Network Awards Women's Image Network |Women's Image Network Awards = Promoting outstanding media (created by both men and women), The Women's Image Awards advance the value of women and girls. Now in year 23, these awards are a production of Women's Image Network, and are also called The WIN Awards.
United Kingdom Funny Women Awards[2][3] Funny Women Women comedians
United States Gracie Awards Alliance for Women in Media Programming created for women, by women, and about women, as well as individuals who have made exemplary contributions in electronic media and affiliates[4]
Pakistan Hum Award for Best Model Female Hum Network Female model who has achieved outstanding recognition within the fashion industry[5]
Chile Lenka Franulic Award National Association of Women Journalists of Chile Career achievement in women's journalism[6]
United States The Matrix Awards New York Women in Communications Exceptional women in the fields of arts, advertising, entertainment, film, television, theater, books, broadcasting, magazines, newspapers, public relations and new media.[7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]
United States Women in Film & Video-DC Women of Vision Awards Women in Film and Television International, Women in Film & Video Women’s creative and technical achievements in media[15]
United States Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards Women in Film and Television International Women in communications and media[16]
United States Women's Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award Women's Caucus for Art Women's achievements in the arts[17][18]
United States Leading Ladies of Entertainment The Latin Recording Academy Women's achievements in the arts and science in the Latin entertainment field[19]

Literary[edit]

Country Award Sponsor Notes
Canada, United States Carol Shields Prize for Fiction Literature published in English (including translation) by North American women or non-binary writers.[20]
United Kingdom Rose Mary Crawshay Prize British Academy Female scholars[21][22]
Australia Barbara Jefferis Award Australian Society of Authors Best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society".[23]
Thailand Chommanard Book Prize Bangkok Bank, Praphansarn Publishing House Female literary talent[24]
Australia Davitt Award Sisters in Crime Australian crime fiction, by women, for both adults and young adults[25]
United States Lulu Awards Friends of Lulu Women-friendly and reader- friendly work in comics[26]
United States Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, University of Rochester Fiction by an American woman[27]
Canada Marian Engel Award Writers' Trust of Canada Female Canadian novelist in mid-career for her entire body of work[28]
Japan Murasaki Shikibu Prize City of Uji, Japan Awarded annually to an outstanding piece of literature in Japanese by a female author
Australia Nita Kibble Literary Award Kibble Literary Awards Works of women writers of fiction or non-fiction classified as 'life writing'.[29][30]
Canada Pat Lowther Award League of Canadian Poets Best book of poetry by a Canadian woman[31]
Italy Rapallo Carige Prize Municipality of Rapallo, Banca Carige New works by women writers in Italian[32]
Canada Room writing contests Room (magazine) Writers who identify as women or genderqueer[33][34][35]
Germany Roswitha Prize City of Bad Gandersheim Prize for literature that is given solely to women
United Kingdom SI Leeds Literary Prize Soroptimist International of Leeds Unpublished fiction written by Black and Asian women resident in the UK
Mexico Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize Guadalajara International Book Fair Book written in Spanish by a female author
Australia Stella Prize Stella Prize Writing by Australian women in all genres
United States, United Kingdom Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Women who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre[36]
United Kingdom Warwick Prize for Women in Translation University of Warwick Translated work by a female author published in English
United Kingdom Women's Prize for Fiction Women's Prize for Fiction Best original full-length novel written in English[37]
United Kingdom Women's Prize for Non-Fiction Women's Prize for Non-Fiction Launching in 2023 for 2024 prize[38][39]

Music[edit]

Country Award Sponsor Notes
United States American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist American Music Awards
United States American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist American Music Awards
United States American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist American Music Awards
Australia ARIA Award for Best Female Artist Australian Recording Industry Association
United States BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist BET Awards
United States BET Award for Best Female R&B Artist BET Awards
United Kingdom Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist British Phonographic Industry
United Kingdom Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist British Phonographic Industry
India Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Hindi Filmfare magazine
India Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Kannada Filmfare magazine
India Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Malayalam Filmfare magazine
India Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Tamil Filmfare magazine
India Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Telugu Filmfare magazine
India GiMA Award for Best Female Playback Singer Global Indian Music Academy Awards
Taiwan Golden Melody Award for Best Female Mandarin Singer Golden Melody Awards
United States Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance The Recording Academy
United States Grammy Award for Best Female Rap Solo Performance The Recording Academy
United States Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance The Recording Academy
United States Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Female The Recording Academy
United States Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female The Recording Academy
United States Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female The Recording Academy
United States IHeartRadio Music Award for Female Artist of the Year iHeartRadio
India IIFA Award for Best Female Playback Singer International Indian Film Academy
India ITFA Best Female Playback Award International Tamil Film Awards
United States Latin Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album The Latin Recording Academy
United States Lo Nuestro Award for Pop Female Artist of the Year Univision
United States Lo Nuestro Award for Regional Mexican Female Artist of the Year Univision
United States Lo Nuestro Award for Tropical Female Artist of the Year Univision
South Korea Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Female Artist Mnet (TV channel)
South Korea Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Female Group Mnet (TV channel)
United States MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video MTV
India Nandi Award for Best Female Dubbing Artist Nandi Awards
India Nandi Award for Best Female Playback Singer Nandi Awards
India National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer Directorate of Film Festivals
India Producers Guild Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer Producers Guild Film Awards
India Screen Award for Best Female Playback Screen (magazine)
United States Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female Soul Train Music Awards
United States Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist Soul Train Music Awards
United States Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female Soul Train Music Awards
United States Tejano Music Award for Female Entertainer of the Year Tejano Music Awards
United States Tejano Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year Tejano Music Awards
India Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Female Zee Cine Awards

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  5. ^ 1st Hum Awards Viewers Choice category, Hum, archived from the original on 2013-03-01, retrieved 2020-01-28
  6. ^ "Mónica González ganó el Premio Lenka Franulic 2016" [Mónica González Wins the 2016 Lenka Franulic Award] (in Spanish). Radio Cooperativa. 2 December 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
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  18. ^ Past WCA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients, Women's Caucus for Art 40th Anniversary Celebration: 2012 Honor Awards.
  19. ^ "Leading Ladies of Entertainment". Latin Recording Academy. Retrieved 19 September 2022.
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