Awards

  • Year   Source Award Album Song Awarded to
    2013 Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy® Winner Best Instrumental Composition Hot House Mozart Goes Dancing Chick Corea
    2013  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Improvised Jazz Solo Hot House Chick Corea, Gary Burton
    2012  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Latin Grammy Winner Best Instrumental Album Forever Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White
    2011  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Improvised Jazz Solo Forever 500 Miles High Chick Corea
    2011  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Album Forever Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White
    2011 Downbeat Magazine Electronic Keyboardist of the Year (Reader's Poll) Chick Corea
    2010 Downbeat Magazine Hall of Fame Inductee Chick Corea
    2010 Downbeat Magazine Artist of the Year Chick Corea
    2010 Downbeat Magazine "Beyond" Album of the Year Five Peace Band Live Chick Corea & John McLaughlin
    2010 Downbeat Magazine Electronic Keyboardist of the Year Chick Corea
    2010 Chamber Music America Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award   Chick Corea
    2009  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy® Award Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Album Five Peace Band Live Five Peace Band
    2009 Downbeat Magazine Electronic Keyboardist/ Synthesizer of the Year Chick Corea
    2008 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Solo The New Crystal Silence Waltz for Debby Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    2008 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Album (Individual or Group) The New Crystal Silence Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    2008 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition The New Crystal Silence Alegria Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    2008 Grammy Award Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Album The New Crystal Silence Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    2008 JazzTimes Magazine Best Reissue of the Year The Anthology Return to Forever
    2008 Swing Journal International Jazzman of the Year Chick Corea
    2008 Swing Journal Best Piano Player Chick Corea
    2008 JazzTimes Magazine Best Contemporary/ Electric Group Return to Forever
    2008 Downbeat’s 73rd Annual Reader's Poll Electronic Keyboardist/ Synthesizer of the Year Chick Corea
    2008 BBC BBC Lifetime Achievement Award Chick Corea/Return to Forever
    2008 JazzTimes Magazine JAZZ Artist of the Year Chick Corea
    2008 STATE OF UTAH RETURN TO FOREVER DAY: June 4, 2008, presented by Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Chick Corea/Return to Forever
    2008 JazzTimes Magazine Best Artist of the Year, Electronic Keyboards Chick Corea
    2007  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Latin Grammy Award Winner Best Instrumental Album The Enchantment Chick Corea & Béla Fleck
    2006  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Album The Ultimate Adventure Chick Corea, Hubert Laws, Steve Gadd, Airto Moreira
    2006  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Instrumental Arrangement The Ultimate Adventure Three Ghouls Chick Corea
    2006 AWARD OF THE PIANO FESTIVAL RUHR German lifetime achievement award previously presented to only eight musicians Chick Corea
    2006 Album of the Year Jazz Gold Disc Award, Japan Chick Corea Steve Gadd Christian McBride
    2006 National Endowment for the Arts NEA Jazz Masters Award Chick Corea
    2003 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) (An Arranger's Award) Rendezvous in New York Armando's Rhumba Chick Corea, arranger (Chick Corea & Bobby McFerrin)
    2003  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Rendezvous in New York Matrix Chick Corea, Soloist
    2003 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group Rendezvous in New York Chick Corea
    2000 Grammy Nomination Best Classical Crossover Album (Sextet & Orchestra, Piano Concerto No. 1) Corea.Concerto Spain Chick Corea, Steven Mercurio, London Philharmonic Orchestra
    2000  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Instrumental Arrangement (For Sextet and Orchestra) Corea.Concerto Spain Chick Corea
    2000 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Arrangement (For Sextet and Orchestra) Corea.Concerto Spain Chick Corea
    2000 JazzTimes Reader's Poll Best Acoustic Group Chick Corea & Origin
    2000 JazzTimes Reader's Poll Best Electric Keyboard Chick Corea
  • Year   Source Award Album Song Awarded to
    1999 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Change Little Flamenco Chick Corea & Origin
    1999 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Change Wigwam Chick Corea & Origin
    1999 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance Change Chick Corea & Origin
    1999  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Performance Like Minds Gary Burton,Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes & Dave Holland
    1999 Downbeat Critic's Poll Jazz Artist of the Year Chick Corea
    1999 Downbeat Critic's Poll Jazz Album of the Year Live At The Blue Note Chick Corea & Origin
    1999 Downbeat Critic's Poll Acoustic Jazz Group Chick Corea & Origin
    1999 Downbeat Critic's Poll Electric Keyboard Chick Corea
    1998  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Native Sense Rhumbata Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    1997 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance Remembering Bud Powell Album Chick Corea
    1995 Jazz Gold Disc Award, Japan Album of the Year Expressions Album Chick Corea
    1995 Jazz Gold Disc Award, Japan Artist of the Year Chick Corea
    1995 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Time Warp New Life Chick Corea
    1994 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Jazz Player Chick Corea
    1994 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Expressions Lush Life Chick Corea
    1993 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Paint The World Blue Miles Chick Corea
    1993 Grammy Nomination Best Contemporary Jazz Performance Paint The World Chick Corea Elektric Band II
    1992 Keyboard Magazine Best Jazz Pianist Chick Corea
    1991 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Performance, Group Alive Chick Corea Akoustic Band
    1991 Keyboard Magazine Best Jazz Keyboard Chick Corea
    1990 JazzTimes Reader's Poll #1 Best Acoustic Piano Chick Corea
    1990 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Top Jazz Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1990 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Overall Best Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1990 JazzTimes Reader's Poll #1 Best Keyboard Synthesizer Chick Corea
    1990 JazzTimes Reader's Poll #1 Best Electric Piano Chick Corea
    1990 Gold Record Award For Sales in Excess of 500,000 Units in the USA Romantic Warrior Return To Forever
    1990 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Fusion Performance Inside Out Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1990 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Arrangement Inside Out Tale Of Daring, Chapters 1-4 Chick Corea
    1990 Downbeat Reader's Poll #2 Best Synthesizer Chick Corea
    1990 Downbeat Reader's Poll #1 Best Electric Jazz Group Chick Corea
    1990 Swing Journal Critic's Poll (Japan) Best Keyboard Player Chick Corea
    1990 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) #3 Jazzman of the Year Chick Corea
    1990 Swing Journal Reader's Poll (Japan) Best Keyboard Player Chick Corea
    1990 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Top Jazz Pianist Chick Corea
    1990 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll (Japan) #2 Best Keyboard Player Chick Corea
    1990 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll (Japan) #1 In Jazz Field Chick Corea
  • Year   Source Award Album Song Awarded to
    1989 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Overall Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1989 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Jazz Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1989  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group Akoustic Band Chick Corea Akoustic Band
    1989 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) #2 Album of the Year Chick Corea
    1989 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) #1 Best Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1989 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) #3 Best Acoustic Piano Chick Corea
    1989 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) #3 Jazzman of the Year Chick Corea
    1989 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Akoustic Band Morning Sprite Chick Corea
    1989 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Solo Akoustic Band Sophisticated Lady Chick Corea
    1989 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Jazz Piano Chick Corea
    1988 AD LIB Magazine (Japan) Best Engineered Album Eye Of The Beholder Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1988 Downbeat Reader's Poll Best Electric Group Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1988 Downbeat Reader's Poll Best Electric Piano Chick Corea
    1988 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Eye Of The Beholder Eternal Child Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1988 Keyboard Magazine Best Keyboard Album Eye Of The Beholder Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1988 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group Eye Of The Beholder Amnesia Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1988 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Jazz Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1988 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Overall Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1988 Jazz Life Magazine Reader's Poll (Japan) Musician of the Year Chick Corea
    1988 AD LIB Magazine (Japan) Best Album Eye Of The Beholder Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1988  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best R&B Instrumental Performance GRP Super Live in Concert Light Years Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1987 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Jazz Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1987 Downbeat Critic's Poll International Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1987 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Overall Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1987 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group Trio Music, Live In Europe Elektric City Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1987 Downbeat Critic's & Reader's Poll Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1987 Grammy Nomination Best Pop Instrumental Performance, Group Light Years Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1986 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Overall Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1986 Downbeat Reader's Poll Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1986 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Lead Synthesist Chick Corea
    1986 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Keyboard Album The Chick Corea Elektric Band Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1986 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Jazz & Pop Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1986 JAZZIZ Reader's Poll Best Electric Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1986 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition The Chick Corea Elektric Band Elektric City Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1986 Grammy Nomination Best Contemporary Composition Septet Chick Corea
    1986 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Fusion Performance The Chick Corea Elektric Band Chick Corea Elektric Band
    1985 Keyboard Magazine Reader's Poll Best Jazz Pianist Chick Corea
    1985 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) Best Acoustic Pianist Chick Corea
    1985 Keyboard Magazine GALLERY OF THE GREATS Best Electric Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1985 Europe Jazz Forum Reader Poll Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1985 Yamaha Music Awards for Pop/ Jazz Outstanding Achievement Light as a Feather Spain Return To Forever
    1985 Europe Jazz Forum Reader Poll Composer of the Year Chick Corea
    1985 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance Group Voyage Chick Corea w/ Steve Kujala
    1984 Grammy Nomination Best Chamber Music Performance Lyric Suite for Sextet Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    1983 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist Trio Music Chick Corea
    1983 WBFO/FM 88 /Radio, Buffalo, NY Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1982 Downbeat Critic's Poll Best Electric Piano Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1981  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979 Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    1980 Playboy Reader's Poll Best Jazz Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1980 Contemporary Keyboards Reader's Poll Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1980 Contemporary Keyboard Magazine Gallery of the Greats Chick Corea
    1980 Downbeat Critic's Poll International Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1980 Swing Journal Critic's Poll Jazz Album of the Year In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979 Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    1980 Downbeat Critic's & Reader's Poll Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
  • Year   Source Award Album Song Awarded to
    1979 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) Jazzman of the Year Chick Corea
    1979 Downbeat Reader's Poll Best Jazz Electric Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1979 The Drummer Best Jazz Instrumentalist Chick Corea
    1979  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group Duet Chick Corea & Gary Burton
    1979 Contemporary Keyboards Best Keyboard Album Chick Corea
    1979 Pelo Newspaper, Amsterdam Record of the Year Chick Corea
    1979 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Secret Agent Central Park Chick Corea
    1979 Playboy Music Poll Best Jazz Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1979 Contemporary Keyboards Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1978  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group Friends Friends Chick Corea
    1978 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Friends Friends Chick Corea
    1978 Grammy Nomination Best Arrangement on an Instrumental Recording The Mad Hatter Mad Hatter Rhapsody Chick Corea
    1978 Contemporary Keyboards Best Electric Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1978 Downbeat Reader's Poll Best Electric Pianist Chick Corea
    1978 Swing Journal Magazine (Japan) Jazzman of the Year Chick Corea
    1978 Downbeat Reader's Poll Composer of the Year Chick Corea
    1977 Playboy Reader's Poll Best Jazz Composer Chick Corea
    1977 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Composition Musicmagic Musicmagic Return To Forever
    1977 Record World Best Pianist Chick Corea
    1977 Playboy Reader's Poll Best Jazz Group Return To Forever
    1977 Playboy Reader's Poll Best Jazz Keyboardist Chick Corea
    1976 Downbeat Critic's Poll Electric Pianist of the Year Chick Corea
    1976  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Arrangement of an Instrumental Recording The Leprechaun Leprechaun's Dream Chick Corea
    1976  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Performance of a Group The Leprechaun Chick Corea
    1975  Grammy AWARD CHICK COREA Grammy Winner Best Jazz Instrumental Performance Group No Mystery Return To Forever
    1975 Performance Magazine Music Poll Best Jazz Act of 1975 Return To Forever
    1975 Triad Magazine Rock/Jazz Poll Keyboardist of the Year Chick Corea
    1975 Top People, Jazz Forum Magazine Composer of the World Chick Corea
    1975 Downbeat Critic's & Reader's Poll Composer of the Year Chick Corea
    1974 Melody Maker Jazz Poll (England) Pianist of the Year Chick Corea
    1974 Jazz Forum Magazine Music Poll Jazz Musician of the World Chick Corea
    1974 Downbeat Critic's & Reader's Poll Composer of the Year Chick Corea
    1973 Downbeat Reader's Poll International Jazzman of the Year Chick Corea
    1973 Playboy Reader's Poll Best Instrumental Group Return to Forever
    1973 Downbeat Reader's Poll International Pianist of the Year Chick Corea
    1973 Grammy Nomination Best Instrumental Arrangement Light as a Feather Spain Return To Forever
    1973 Downbeat Critic's & Reader's Poll Composer of the Year Chick Corea
    1973 Concert Magazine Music Best New Group Return To Forever
    1973 Grammy Nomination Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group Light as a Feather Spain Return To Forever