Barbra Streisand: AWARDS

Awards By Year
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Actress/singer/director/writer/composer/producer/designer/author/photographer/activist Barbra Streisand is the only artist ever to receive Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards and France’s Legion d’Honneur as well as the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors.

Below is a comprehensive list of Barbra Streisand's awards over the years. The list is in ascending order by year. It features awards that Streisand WON or was PRESENTED (i.e. not nominations).

You can jump to a year by using the key above (“Awards By Year”). Click on the star iconblue arrow to return to the top of this page.

[Note: 9/9/16 updates made. This page is a work in progress ... email me with any corrections or additions. matt@barbra-archives.com]

A List of Barbra's Major Awards

[The years listed below are the years in which the award was presented, although the award may have been for the previous year's work.]

Awards Listed by Year

1962 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Variety New York Drama Critics Poll

Best Supporting Actress

(I Can Get It For You Wholesale)

Streisand tied for this award with actress Sandy Dennis.
1963 Go to top of page
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Cue Magazine Award

Entertainer of the Year

Elia Kazan kisses Streisand at 1963 Cue Awards

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National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Best Selling Female Vocalist  
1964 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Grammy Awards
  • Album of the Year (The Barbra Streisand Album)
  • Best Vocal Performance - Female
Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, and Eydie Gorme at 1964 Grammy Awards
Edison Award (Holland) Leading International Female Vocalist Read more >>
Billboard “#1 IN THE NATION” Award  
National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Best Selling Female Vocalist  
Radio Television Daily All-American Award / Female Vocalist of the Year Thumbnail of Radio Television Daily
Encyclopedia Britannica Fashion Trendsetter of 1964  
Mademoiselle Magazine Distinguished Merit Award  
1965 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Emmy Awards
  • Outstanding Program Achievement in Entertainment (My Name is Barbra)
  • Outstanding Individual Achievement by an Actor or Performer
Streisand and her first Emmy Award 1965
Grammy Award Best Vocal Performance — Female (People) Streisand and Louis Armstrong win 1965 Grammys
National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Best Selling Female Vocalist  
Playboy Music Poll Leading Female Vocalist Playboy 1965
Billboard College Campus Record Artists Popularity Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
Zeigfeld Organization Miss Zeigfeld of 1965 Streisand wearing Ziegfeld crown
International Best Dressed List    
1966 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Peabody Award - Broadcast Pioneers Distinguished

Achievement in Television (My Name is Barbra)

 
Variety Poll Award (Great Britain) Best Foreign Actress (Funny Girl) Variety Poll thank you ad
Grammy Award Best Vocal Performance — Female (My Name is Barbra)  
National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Best Selling Female Vocalist  
Playboy Music Poll Leading Female Vocalist Streisand illustration from Playboy
Billboard College Campus Record Artists Popularity Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
1967 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
National Association of Record Critics (ITALY)

Top Recording of 1966 — “People”

1968 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
National Association of Theater Owners (NATO)

Star of the Year

Poitier and Streisand hold NATO awards

In San Francisco, Streisand and Sidney Poitier received the Star of Year Awards. Julian S. Rifkin, president of NATO, said Miss Streisand was “uniquely qualified” for the award on the basis of her sensational motion picture debut in “Funny Girl.”

State of Israel Freedom Medal Streisand received the Israel Free dom Medal in a special ceremony luncheon at the Hollywood Palladium on Oct. 17, 1968.
Hollywood Women's Press Club Star of the Year — Golden Apple Award

Fred Astaire and Streisand

Streisand and Fred Astaire were named Stars of the Year on Dec. 15, 1968.

San Francisco International Film Festival (Samuel Goldwyn Award) Best American Picture (Funny Girl) Read More >>
Most Imaginative Woman In Current Fashion List    
1969 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Academy Awards

Best Actress (Funny Girl)

Streisand holding her Oscar

Streisand tied with Katharine Hepburn

Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards Best Motion Picture Actress — Musical/Comedy (Funny Girl) Gregory Peck and Streisand hold Golden Globes
David Didonatello Award (ITALY) Best Foreign Actress
Prix De L'Academie Charles Cros (FRANCE)  
All-American Press Associates
  • Best Actress
  • Best Musical (Funny Girl)
Friars Club Entertainer of the Year Read More >>
ASCAP Pied Piper Award The ASCAP Pied Piper Award is given to entertainers who have made significant contributions to words and music.
Custom Designers Guild Best Dressed Actress of 1968  
1970 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Antoinette Perry(Tony) Award

Star of the Decade

American Guild of Variety Artists/AGVA Georgie Award — Entertainer of the Year
Cue Magazine Entertainer of the Year Streisand receives Cue Award
Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female
Quigley Poll Top Female Box-office Star The Quigley Poll, conducted every year since 1932, is an annual survey of motion picture exhibitors, which asks them to vote for the ten stars that generated the most box-office revenue in the preceding year for their theatres.
1971 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards Henrietta Award —World Film Favorite — Female Read more >>
1972 Go to top of page
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American Guild of Variety Artists/AGVA Georgie Award — Singing Star of the Year
Quigley Poll Top Female Box-office Star The Quigley Poll, conducted every year since 1932, is an annual survey of motion picture exhibitors, which asks them to vote for the ten stars that generated the most box-office revenue in the preceding year for their theatres.
1973 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Quigley Poll Top Female Box-office Star The Quigley Poll, conducted every year since 1932, is an annual survey of motion picture exhibitors, which asks them to vote for the ten stars that generated the most box-office revenue in the preceding year for their theatres.
1974 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Quigley Poll Top Female Box-office Star The Quigley Poll, conducted every year since 1932, is an annual survey of motion picture exhibitors, which asks them to vote for the ten stars that generated the most box-office revenue in the preceding year for their theatres.
David Didonatello Award (ITALY) Best Foreign Actress (The Way We Were)  
Fifth International Film Festival of INDIA Silver Peacock Award — Best Actress  
Montreux TV Festival Silver Rose — (Barbra Streisand...and Other Musical Instruments)  
Billboard Magazine #1 Award — Top Pop Single (“The Way We Were”) Streisand's first #1 single
1975 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Quigley Poll Top Female Box-office Star The Quigley Poll, conducted every year since 1932, is an annual survey of motion picture exhibitors, which asks them to vote for the ten stars that generated the most box-office revenue in the preceding year for their theatres.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female
People's Choice Award
  • Favorite Movie Actress
  • Favorite Female Singer
Army Archerd and Barbra Streisand at Peoples Choice 1975
Photoplay "Gold Medal" Award Favorite Movie Actress Photoplay was one of the first American film fan magazines. Its yearly awards for both the film of the year and the most popular stars were determined by the Gallup Poll company.
1976 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
City of New York Crystal Apple Streisand holds Crystal Apple award in New York
1977 Go to top of page
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Academy Awards Best Song("Evergreen") Paul Williams and Streisand hold Oscars for Best Song
Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture — Musical/Comedy (A Star is Born)
  • Best Motion Picture Actress — Musical/Comedy
  • Best Original Song ("Evergreen")
Jon Peters and Streisand celebrate the Golden Globes with a kiss
People's Choice Award Favorite Motion Picture Actress  
Quigley Poll Top Female Box-office Star The Quigley Poll, conducted every year since 1932, is an annual survey of motion picture exhibitors, which asks them to vote for the ten stars that generated the most box-office revenue in the preceding year for their theatres.
American Guild of Variety Artists/AGVA Georgie Award — Singing Star of the Year
Billboard #1 Awards
  • Top Female Pop Single Artist
  • Top Easy Listening Artist
  • Top Pop Single ("Evergreen")
  • Top Soundtrack (A Star is Born)
 
National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Best Selling Soundtrack (A Star is Born)  
Photoplay "Gold Medal" Awards
  • Favorite Motion Picture (A Star is Born)
  • Favorite Motion Picture Actress
 
Telegatto Award The Telegatto ("gatto" or cat) is an Italian television award presented by the weekly magazine TV Sorrisi e Canzoni, and voted on by (at the time) 8.5 million readers. Telegatto Award
1978 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Grammy Awards
  • Song of the Year ("Evergreen")
  • Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female
Streisand and Paul Williams win for Song of the Year
Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards Henrietta Award —World Film Favorite — Female  
National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Award Best Selling Soundtrack (A Star is Born)  
Playboy Music Poll Leading Female Vocalist (Jazz) Playboy
People's Choice Award Favorite Motion Picture Actress  
Photoplay “Gold Medal” Award Favorite Motion Picture Actress  
Anti-Defamation League Award Woman of Achievement in the Arts

Streisand holds her Anti Defamation League award

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation, and advocacy.

1979 Go to top of page
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National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Best Selling LP by a Female Vocalist (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)  
Playboy Music Poll Leading Female Vocalist (Jazz) Playboy
Photoplay “Gold Medal” Award Favorite Motion Picture Actress  
1980 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) Star of the Decade  
American Music Award Favorite Female Vocalist (Pop/Rock)  
American Guild of Variety Artists/AGVA Georgie Award — Singing Star of the Year
People Magazine Readers Poll Favorite Female Vocalist  
1981 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Grammy Award Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (with Barry Gibb for "Guilty") Barry Gibb and Barbra Streisand
National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Best Selling LP by a Female Vocalist (Guilty)  
People Magazine Readers Poll Favorite Female Vocalist  
1982 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
People Magazine Readers Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
British Recording Industry Best Selling Album (Love Songs a.k.a. Memories)  
1983 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
  • Time Magazine
  • National Board of Review
Ten Best List (Yentl)  
United Jewish Appeal/Music Division Woman of the Year Read More >>
People Magazine Readers Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
1984 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards

 

  • Best Motion Picture — Musical/Comedy (Yentl)
  • Best Director — Motion Picture
Streisand holds her Globe Awards
La Croix D'Officier Des Arts Et Letteres (France)   Streisand touching her medal
Women In Film Crystal Award Read more >>
National Organization of Women (N.O.W.) Woman of Courage Award NOW award
American Friends of The Hebrew University Scopus Award  
1985 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
People's Choice Award Favorite All-Around Entertainer (tie)  
1986 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
People Magazine Readers Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
ASCAP Songwriter's Award To the writers of "Evergreen" for composing one of the most performed Pop Standards of the previous decade (1976-1985)

Wonder and Streisand

Streisand and Stevie Wonder at the ASCAP awards

1987 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Grammy Award Best Pop Vocal Performance — Female (The Broadway Album) Streisand holds Grammy Award
Montreux TV Festival Gold Rose (Independent Production) — Barbra Streisand: One Voice  
Video Review Award Best Pop Music Home Videos (My Name is Barbra/Color Me Barbra)  
1988 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
National Association of Record Merchandisers (NARM) Chairman's Award NARM Award 1988
NATO / ShoWest Star of Decade  
People's Choice Awards All-Time Favorite Musical Performer  
People Magazine Readers Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
ASCAP Film & Television Music Award To the writers of "Evergreen" for composing on of the Top 5 most performed Standards from a feature film (1978-1987)  
1989 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
People Magazine Readers Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
Women, Men and the Media Breakthrough Award  
1990 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
People Magazine Readers Poll — Favorite Female Vocalist  
1991 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Grammy Living Legend Award

Sondheim and Streisand

Presented to Streisand by Stephen Sondheim

1992 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) Commitment to Life Award  
American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California Bill of Rights Award

Anita Hill and Streisand

Streisand with Anita Hill at the ACLU ceremony

Women in Film Crystal Awards Dorothy Arzner Special Recognition Streisand holding certificate
The Academy of Achievement Golden Plate honoree

“These visionaries and pioneers - whose ideas and talents have influenced the world - have all participated in the annual International Achievement Summit and addressed the student delegates.”

You can download Barbra's speech for free over at iTunes.

1994 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
ASCAP Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award Marilyn Bergman presents Streisand with Harry Chapin Award
1995 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Cable ACE Awards Best Performance in a Music Special or Series — Barbra Streisand: The Concert, 1994  
Directors Guild of America Award Musical/Variety Special, Barbra Streisand: The Concert (shared with Dwight Hemion), 1994  
Grammy Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award  
Emmy Awards
  • Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, Barbra Streisand: The Concert
  • Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program, Barbra Streisand: The Concert
Streisand with her two Emmy Awards
Peabody Award  

Streisand accepts Peabody Award

For Barbra Streisand: The Concert

Brandeis University Honorary Doctorate in Arts and Humanities May 21, 1995
1996 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
ShowEast George Eastman Kodak Award  
Peabody Award   Streisand (producer) won for Barwood Film's TV production of Serving in Silence
1998 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Christopher Awards Rescuers: Stories of Courage - Two Women The Christopher Awards honors writers and producers of books, motion pictures, and TV specials for displaying the highest values of the human spirit, as well as artistic and technical proficiency. Streisand served as Executive Producer on Rescuers.
ASCAP 15th Annual Pop Music Awards On May 18, 1998 ASCAP honored Barbra and her co-songwriters and music publishers for the song "I Finally Found Someone" — which was among the most performed songs in the ASCAP catalog for the 1997 ASCAP survey year (October 1, 1996 through September 30, 1997). Over 700 leading songwriters, recording artists, and music industry notables gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to salute the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP's most performed songs of the year at the black-tie gala, hosted by ASCAP President and Chairman Marilyn Bergman.
ASCAP 13th Annual Film and Television Awards Held April 28, 1998 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, ASCAP honored Barbra Streisand and other songwriters, composers, and publishers responsible for the most-performed ASCAP music in film and TV. Along with her "I Finally Found Someone" colleagues, Barbra received recognition for the song's high number of performance credits during ASCAP's survey year (see above). In addition, Marilyn Bergman (ASCAP chairman and president), Alan Bergman, Quincy Jones, and Norman Jewison presented Oscar and Grammy-winner Michel Legrand with the Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement to honor his extensive musical contributions and outstanding achievements as a composer.
UK's Mojo magazine 100 All-Time Family Favourites Barbra Streisand ranked 30th on this list, which was reported by London's The Times newspaper on 8/15/98. The survey of 5,000 music fans of all ages and tastes was conducted by the British Market Research Bureau, which compiles England's pop charts, between April 23 and May 23, 1998.
Harris Poll Most Popular Singer Among Adult Americans of All Ages

In November 1997, a nationwide cross section of 1,010 people were asked to name their favorite singer or musical group. In April 1998, the new Harris poll announced Streisand as #1. The top 10 artists were:

1. Barbra Streisand
2. Garth Brooks
3/4. Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra (tie)
5. Alan Jackson
6/7. The Beatles, Alabama (tie)
8. George Strait
9. Reba McEntire
10. Boyz II Men

Grammy Hall of Fame Single (Traditional Pop): “People” To qualify for the Hall of Fame, a recording must be at least 25 years old and of lasting qualitative or historical significance.
1999 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Reuters/Zogby Century's Best Female Singer

Barbra Streisand was named the century's best female singer in a Reuters/Zogby poll of 916 Americans. Conducted between April 5 and 7, 1999, the poll placed no particular weight on a single age group. Participants were at least 18 years old. The top ten responses in the female category are as follows.

Barbra Streisand - 14 %
Celine Dion - 8.6 %
Whitney Houston - 7.5 %
Reba McEntire - 4.5 %
Dolly Parton - 3.5 %
Shania Twain - 3.2 %
Ella Fitzgerald - 2.8 %
Aretha Franklin - 2.5 %
Mariah Carey - 2.5 %
Loretta Lynn - 2.4 %

Frank Sinatra topped the male category with 21.2 percent, followed by Elvis Presley with 8.7 percent, Garth Brooks, Luciano Pavarotti, Elton John, Bing Crosby, George Strait, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, and Luthor Vandross.

Peabody Award   Streisand (producer) won for Barwood Film's TV production of Serving in Silence
2000 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association — Golden Globe Awards 2000 Cecil B. DeMille Award Streisand onstage with DeMille Award
Library of Congress Living Legend Award Streisand did not attend the Washington, D.C. ceremony.
National Medal of Arts  

Clinton hugs Streisand

President Clinton presented Barbra Streisand with the prestigious National Medal of Arts in Washington, D.C. on December 20, 2000 at D.A.R. Constitution Hall. First Lady and Senator-elect Hillary Rodham Clinton offered introductory remarks and introduced her husband, who followed with a brief speech and then presented the individual medals to 12 recipients of the National Medal of Arts, all of whom he selected.

2001 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
American Film Institute Life Achievement Award

Streisand holds AFI Award

The trustees of the American Film Institute selected Barbra Streisand to receive AFI's 29th Life Achievement Award.

Emmy Awards
  • Outstanding Special Class Special: Reel Women [Daytime Emmy Awards]
  • Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program: Timeless - Live In Concert

Streisand poses for press at 2001 Emmy Awards

Streisand did not appear on stage to accept the award; she, instead, performed “You'll Never Walk Alone” to close the show and talked to the press afterwards.

American Women of Radio & Television (AWRT) Gracie Allen Award: Reel Women  
Women In Cable and Telecommunications (WICT) A Tribute Accolade: Reel Women  
Rainbow/PUSH Coalition 2001 Liberty and Justice Award

Streisand with Liberty and Justice Award

Read Streisand's speech >>

First Annual Jewish Image Awards   Streisand received the award for co-executive producing the April 2001 Showtime film Varian's War starring William Hurt. She was also one of the financial underwriters of the first awards ceremony held in Los Angeles on October 30, 2001.
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Songs of the Century

March 7, 2001: RIAA and NEA compiled a list of the 20th century's 365 most historically significant recordings, including Barbra Streisand's 1973 rendition of "The Way We Were" at #298.

The Songs of the Century project is a nationwide education initiative intended to promote a better understanding of America's musical and cultural heritage in our schools.

2004 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Grammy Grammy Hall of Fame: Funny Girl: Original Broadway Cast Album (1964)

To qualify for the Hall of Fame, a recording must be at least 25 years old and of lasting qualitative or historical significance.

Human Rights Campaign Humanitarian Award

Streisand at HRC Awards

Barbra Streisand, the Craig Zadan and Neil Meron producing team, and the Latino organization Bienestar were honored by HRC at their annual L.A. dinner March 6, 2004 at the Century City Plaza Hotel. Streisand received the Humanitarian Award "for her years of leadership, vision, and activism in the fight for civil liberties, including religion, race, gender equality and freedom of speech, as well as all aspects of gay rights."

2004 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Grammy Grammy Hall of Fame: Funny Girl: Original Broadway Cast Album (1964)

To qualify for the Hall of Fame, a recording must be at least 25 years old and of lasting qualitative or historical significance.

Human Rights Campaign Humanitarian Award

Streisand at HRC Awards

Barbra Streisand, the Craig Zadan and Neil Meron producing team, and the Latino organization Bienestar were honored by HRC at their annual L.A. dinner March 6, 2004 at the Century City Plaza Hotel. Streisand received the Humanitarian Award "for her years of leadership, vision, and activism in the fight for civil liberties, including religion, race, gender equality and freedom of speech, as well as all aspects of gay rights."

2006 Go to top of page
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Grammy Grammy Hall of Fame: The Barbra Streisand Album (1963)

To qualify for the Hall of Fame, a recording must be at least 25 years old and of lasting qualitative or historical significance.

2007 Go to top of page
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France Officer de la Legion d'Honneur (a.k.a. the Legion of Honor)

French President President Nicolas Sarkozy presented Streisand with the medal of the Legion of Honor.

Streisand and Sarkozy

“I am deeply honored to be joining the playwrights, heads of state, artists and leaders who have accepted this honor before me. I leave with a sense of inspiration and responsibility as an artist to always reflect the truth and as a citizen to try and create a world of justice, compassion, equality and peace — one with a little more music and a little more joy.”

2008 Go to top of page
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Grammy Hall of Fame Single (Traditional Pop): “The Way We Were” (1974)

To qualify for the Hall of Fame, a recording must be at least 25 years old and of lasting qualitative or historical significance.

Kennedy Center Kennedy Center Honor

Presented in Washington, D.C. on December 6, 2008.

Streisand and Freeman wear their Kennedy Center Honors medals

At the State Department banquet, Barbra summed up the whole experience: “It's just great to be honored by one's own country.”

2010 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
The National Museum of American Jewish History "Only In America Hall of Fame."

Jewish Hall of Fame

Streisand's statement about being inducted: "The museum tells an important Jewish story, but it also underscores the fact that our country affords Americans, regardless of their religion, creed or ethnicity, the freedom to live, achieve and contribute in their own way to the culture and spirit of America."

State of California California Hall of Fame

"The California Hall of Fame is a great way to honor amazing Californians whose dedication, determination and courage have helped shape this state," said Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. "What they have accomplished reminds us all that we live in the greatest state, one of opportunity and prosperity. They make me proud to call California home, and proud that they are this year's inductees."

Streisand and Schwarzenegger

"California is known for its beauty, diversity and creative community," said Barbra Streisand. " It's respected for its leadership in scientific research, environmental awareness and regulation. But to me, for most of my adult life, California is simply home. Thank you to the State of California for honoring me as an artist and a citizen."

2011 Go to top of page
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Grammy 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year Awarded with an all-star concert on February 11, 2011 in Los Angeles.
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Board of Governors Humanitarian Award

Barbra was given the award for her efforts on behalf of women's heart health and her many other philanthropic activities.

"Barbra Streisand's leadership allows us to dedicate significant resources to women's heart healthcare education and research," said Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the Mark S. Siegel Family Professor. "With heart disease the No. 1 killer of women, we need this level of significant investment to find innovative solutions."

18th Elle Magazine Women in Hollywood L'Oréal Paris Legend Award The event, held by the fashion magazine to honor women's achievements in film, was held October 17, 2011 at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills Hotel.
2013 Go to top of page
Organization Award Photos, Notes, etc.
Lincoln Center Film Society Chaplin Award

Awarded at Avery Fisher Hall, New York on April 22, 2013, and presented to Barbra by President Bill Clinton.

Read more here >>

Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year Lifetime Achievement Winner

The 23rd annual Women of the Year Awards were held at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Nov. 11, 2013.

   

 

2015 Go to top of page
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American Society of Cinematographers ASC Board of Governors Award

 

Streisand accepted the honor at the 29th Annual ASC Awards gala, Feb. 15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

President Barack Obama Presidential Medal of Freedom

“Born in Brooklyn to middle class Jewish family—I didn’t know you were Jewish, Barbra,” Obama joked to Streisand, as he presented her with her award. “Barbra Streisand attended her first Broadway show at 14 and remembers thinking, ‘I could go up on that stage and play any role without any trouble at all.’ That’s what’s called chutzpah,” Obama added.

Watch the entire ceremony on YouTube >>

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