Each year, institutions from various fields of human endeavor, award recognitions to the most outstanding individuals or groups of their respective areas in the world.
Awards are presented in almost every area of achievement. The ones that receive the most attention in newspapers and on televisions are those given to famous film stars, writers, artists, scientists, and singers. Among the best known, we present here the 10 most popular awards in the world.
It is the recognition of cinema with greater diffusion in the world, although it rewards fundamentally, in diverse categories, to the industry of Hollywood. It is granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of the United States, in a ceremony that takes place each year, since 1929, in Los Angeles California.
2. FIFA Ballon d’Or (“Golden Ball”)
The Ballon d’Or (“Golden Ball”) is an annual football award presented by France Football. It has been awarded since 1956, although between 2010 and 2015, an agreement was made with FIFA and the award was temporarily merged with the FIFA World Player of the Year, and known as the FIFA Ballon d’Or. However, the partnership ended in 2016 and the award was reversed back to Ballon d’Or, while FIFA also reverted to its own separate annual award (now named The Best FIFA Men’s Player).
3. Emmy Award
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
The Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest.
6. MTV Music Video Awards
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium. Originally conceived as an alternative to the Grammy Awards (in the video category), the annual MTV Video Music Awards ceremony has often been called the “Super Bowl for youth”, an acknowledgment of the VMA ceremony’s ability to draw millions of youth from teens to 20-somethings each year. By 2001, the VMA had become a coveted award.
7. The British Academy Television Awards
The British Academy Television Awards, also known as the BAFTA TV Awards, are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). They have been awarded annually since 1955.
8. Nobel Prize
The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
These international awards are named after Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, and were first presented in 1901. There are now six categories – Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics.
9. People’s Choice Award
The E! People’s Choice Awards, formerly known as the People’s Choice Awards, is an American awards show, recognizing people in entertainment, voted online by the general public and fans. The show has been held annually since 1975.
10. Billboard Music Awards
The Billboard Music Award is an honor given out annually by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business. The Billboard Music Awards show had been held annually since 1990 and the event was formerly held in December until it went dormant in 2006. The awards returned in 2011 and are now held annually in May.