December 19, 2010

Honors

  • Named #8 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s “100 Greatest Singers Of All Time list, 2008
  • The Original Mogul Award, presented by Usher, 2008
  • Induction; Hollywood’s Rock Walk, Hollywood, CA, 2007
  • Induction; Atlanta Tribune The Magazine Hall Of Fame, 2007
  • Inception of the “Otis Redding Excellence Award by Billboard Magazine (First award recipient, Jermaine Dupri), 2006
  • Received the Legacy Award from the Rhythm & Blues Foundation, 2006
  • BMI Citation, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay,” 8 million airplay performances, 2006
  • Platinum Album, The Very Best of Otis Redding, 2004
  • Statue, Bronze 7 ft. tall. Dedicated in Gateway Park, Macon, GA, 2002
  • Gold Album, The Very Best of Otis Redding, 2002
  • Otis Redding Memorial Park, Memphis, TN, Dedicated 2001
  • BMI Citation “Respect, airplay performances, 2001
  • BMI Citation, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay,” 7 million airplay performances, 2001
  • BMI Citation, “Sweet Soul Music,” airplay performances, Otis Redding, Songwriter, 2001
  • Grammy, Lifetime Achievement Award, 1999
  • Road named in Otis’ honor, Otis Redding Drive; Jones County, GA, 1995
  • Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Inductee, National Academy of Poplar Music, 1994
  • Commemorative Postage Stamp with his portrait issued by The United States Postal Service, Black Heritage
  • Series, Legends of American Music, 1993
  • Governor’s Award, State of Tennessee, 1993
  • Gold Album, The Best of Otis Redding, 1992
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, 1989
  • Gold Album for “History of Otis Redding,” RIAA, 1988
  • Georgia Music Hall of Fame Inductee, 1988. Posthumous
  • Black Gold Legend Award, 1986
  • Otis Redding Memorial Bridge named in his honor by City of Macon Mayor Ronnie Thompson, 1976
  • The Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Inductee, Britain, 1969
  • Grammy Award, Best R&B Song Songwriter for “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay,” NARAS, 1968
  • Annual R&B Award, Record World Magazine, 1968
  • #1 Hot 100 Singles Chart “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay,” Billboard Magazine, March 16, 1968
  • #1 Record for “History of Otis Redding. Billboard Magazine, 1968
  • Proclamation expressed deep regrets for loss. Georgia State House of Representatives, 1968
  • Gold Single for “Sweet Soul Music,” RIAA, 1967
  • International Male Vocalist of the Year. Melody Maker Magazine, London, 1966. Previously awarded to Elvis
  • Presley for ten (10) consecutive years
  • Home of The Blues Award, London, 1966
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, NAACP, 1966