Blues Hall of Fame
MOJO Merit award.
one of the "30 Greatest Lead Singers of All Time" by MusicRadar Online.
Alabama Music Hall of Fame
- Dinah Washington Award
Women in Publishing Legend Award
n' Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
- Dick Clark's
- Vocal Group Hall of Fame
- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- Grammy Nomination: Heat Wave
- Grammy Hall of Fame: Dancing in the Street
- Gold Record: Dancing In The Street
- Gold Record: Heat Wave
- Named one of Rolling Stone magazine's "Immortal" Artists