Awards - Music Industry

Updated: 12/20/2020

Juno awards

  • 1975 Most promising group of the year
  • 1978 Group of the year
  • 1979 Group of the year
  • 1990 Artist of the Decade (80's)
  • 1991 Best HardRock/Metal album - Presto
  • 1992 Hard Rock album of the year - Roll the Bones
  • 2004 Music DVD of the year - Rush in Rio
  • 2011 Music DVD of the year - Beyond The Lighted Stage
  • 2012 Rock Album of the Year - Clockwork Angels

Grammy nominations

  • 1981 nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance
    • "YYZ" — lost to The Police's "Behind My Camel"
  • 1992 nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance
    • "Where's My Thing?" — lost to Eric Johnson's "Cliffs of Dover"
  • 1995 nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance
    • "Leave That Thing Alone" — lost to Pink Floyd's "Marooned"
  • 2004 nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance
    • "O Baterista" from Rush In Rio — lost to Brian Wilson's "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow"
  • 2008 nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance
    • "Malignant Narcissism" from Snakes & Arrows — lost to Bruce Springsteen's "Once Upon a Time in the West"
  • 2009 nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance
    • "Hope (Live For The Art Of Peace)" from Songs for Tibet: The Art of Peace — lost to Zappa Plays Zappa's "Peaches en Regalia" (featuring Steve Vai and Napoleon Murphy Brock)
  • 2011 nomination for Best Music Video Long Form
    • "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage" — lost to The Doors "When You're Strange" documentary

Misc industry

  • October 1992 - Rush is a recipient of the Harold Moon Award by the Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN).
  • March 1994 - Rush inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame
  • December 1996 - Performance magazine, a publication for the touring industry, nominated Rush as "Rock Act of the Year" for their 1996 Performance Readers Poll Awards.
  • May 1997 - The Foundation Forum and F Musicfest have announced Rush this year's recipient of the "Concrete/Foundations Outstanding Contribution to Music Award.. Rush joins a distinguished list of receipts including Van Halen, Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne and Alice Cooper.
  • January 2000 - Rush has topped JAM! Music's online poll, which determines them "Best Canadian Musicians of All Time".
  • 2003 - Inducted into the CMW Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame.
  • 2010 - Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • 2010 - Inducted into the Canadian Songwriter's Hall of Fame
  • 2012 - Revolver Golden Gods Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement award
  • 2012 - Classic Rock Magazine: Band of the Year, and Album of the Year (Clockwork Angels)
  • 2013 - Sennheiser Music Express Awards: Top Group, Top Live Act (Arena), and Top CD release for Clockwork Angels.
  • 2013 - Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame