Bobby Darin

Awards, Achievements & Tributes

A list of the many awards and honors that Bobby
received in his lifetime and posthumously.

Photo courtesy of Su Cote.

Gold Records
Awarded, by Atlantic Records, two gold records for
"Splish Splash" and "Queen of the Hop."
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

November 29, 1959:
Two Time Grammy Award Winner

Record of the Year "Mack the Knife" and "Best New Artist of the Year."

Gold Records
Awarded, by Atlantic Records, two gold records for
"Mack the Knife" and "Dream Lover."
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

Heart Fund Ambassador (King of Hearts)

Variety Club of America
Award for "Personality of the Year."
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

Won Golden Globe
New Star of the Year Come September.

Nominated for Grammy Award
Best Rhythm & Blues recording, "What'd I'd Say."

Nominated Golden Globe
Actor in a Leading Role Pressure Point.

March 5, 1962:
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
"Most Promising Newcomer."

September 26, 1962:
Golden Laurel
Nomination for "Top Male New Personality."
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

Nominated Golden Globe
Actor in a Supporting Role Captain Newman, M.D.

Cannes French Film Critics
Won Best Foreign Actor for Captain Newman, M.D.
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

April 13, 1964:
Nominated for an Oscar
36th Annual Academy Awards.

September 30, 1964:
Golden Laurel
Nomination for Top Male Supporting Actor for Captain Newman M.D.
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

Nominated Golden Globe
Original Song: "That Funny Feeling."

Nominated for Grammy Award
Best Contemporary (Rock & Roll) Solo Performance.

May 26, 1982:
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Darin receives his STAR.

May 14, 1988:
Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary party at Madison Square Garden
Bobby Darin and Otis Redding honored
as two of Atlantic's most important stars.
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

January 17, 1990:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Induction category: Performer.
Bobby's Acoustic Guitar

"Heaven Swings...when Mr. Darin sings"

A tribute to BD.

January 1996:
Bobby Darin Day in Las Vegas

August 7, 1997:
This website was launched

December 7, 1998:
PBS American Masters Series
"Bobby Darin: Beyond the Song" airs.
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

Grammy Hall of Fame
Bobby's "Mack the Knife" receives the honor.

January 9, 1999:
New York Sheet Music Society Tribute

May 14, 1999:
The Bobby Darin Award
Scholarship in Bobby's name is revived.

May 14, 1999:
Bobby Darin Day in the Bronx

June 9, 1999:
Songwriters' Hall of Fame
Dodd Darin accepts award for his Dad.

The DVD Entertainment Awards
Questar's "Bobby Darin: "Mack is Back" is honored with a
Certificate of Excellence as Best Music DVD.
(Thanks to Jamie Ney and Connie Jeffrey)

February 13, 2001:
Jump Rope for Heart in memory of BD

August 29, 2001:
BD A&E Biography to air

June 26, 2004:
Bronx Walk of Fame

September 23, 2004:
Feast of San Gennaro LA
Bobby is honored as "an inspiration and a great performer."

December 17, 2004:
Beyond the Sea
Premiere of the Bobby Darin movie.

May 2006-2009:
Darin Lifetime Events
Fans gather to honor Bobby's achievements
and to raise funds for the Children's Heart Foundation of Nevada.
(Thanks to Laura Rice & Maura Pape)

May 14, 2007:
Las Vegas Walk of Stars
Bobby receives his STAR.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame
Bobby is honored.

January 31, 2010:
Bobby is honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award!
Dodd Darin accepts the award for his dad.

October 24, 2010:
Fans' Entertainment Hall of Fame
Bobby is honored for his excellence in entertainment.
Bobby's "Whatta band!" members Tommy Amato and Billy McCubbin
accepted the award for Bobby.
(Thanks to Jamie Ney)

March 15, 2013
America's Pop Music Hall of Fame.
Bobby is inducted.

March 23, 2016
Library of Congress National Recording Registry .
"Mack the Knife" is inducted.

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