Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (2003)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Chicago (2002)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2016)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Bessie (2015)

Golden Globe [Winner] (2008)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Life Support (2007)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2003)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Chicago (2002)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Television Movie

Flint (2017)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (2015)

Outstanding Television Movie

Bessie (2015)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
For playing: "Bessie Smith".

Bessie (2015)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2007)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
For playing: "Ana".

Life Support (2007)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Chicago (2002)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

Black Film Award [Winner] (1997)

Best Actress

Set It Off (1996)

All Def Movie Awards

All Def Movie Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Smash in a Motion Picture

Bessie (2015)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2002)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Chicago (2002)

ACCA [Nominee] (2002)

Best Cast Ensemble

Chicago (2002)

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film

Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

BET Awards

BET Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actress

The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Hairspray (2007)
Mad Money (2008)

BET Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Actress

Last Holiday (2006)
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)

BET Award [Nominee] (2005)

Best Actress

Taxi (2004)
The Cookout (2004)
Beauty Shop (2005)

BET Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Actress

Bringing Down the House (2003)
Chicago (2002)
Brown Sugar (2002)

BET Comedy Awards

BET Comedy Award [Nominee] (2005)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Theatrical Film

Beauty Shop (2005)

BET Comedy Award [Nominee] (2005)

Outstanding Writing for a Theatrical Film

The Cookout (2004)

BET Comedy Award [Winner] (2004)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie

Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

BET Comedy Award [Nominee] (2004)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Box Office Movie

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Black Movie Awards

Black Movie Award [Nominee] (2006)

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Last Holiday (2006)

Black Movie Award [Nominee] (2005)

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Beauty Shop (2005)

Black Reel Awards

Black Reel [Winner] (2016)

Outstanding Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series

Bessie (2015)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2013)

Best Voice Performance

Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2013)

Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Performance, Female

Steel Magnolias (2012)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2011)

Best Actress

Just Wright (2010)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2011)

Best Song
For the song "Champion"

Just Wright (2010)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film

Just Wright (2010)

Black Reel [Winner] (2008)

Best Actress

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2006)

Best Actress

Beauty Shop (2005)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2004)

Film: Best Actress

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Black Reel [Winner] (2003)

Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress

Chicago (2002)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2000)

Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress

The Bone Collector (1999)

Black Reel Awards for Television

Black Reel [Nominee] (2020)

Outstanding TV Movie/Limited Series

The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel (2020)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series

Flint (2017)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding TV Movie/Limited Series

Flint (2017)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Acting Ensemble

Hairspray (2007)

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Song
For the song "Come So Far".

Hairspray (2007)

Critics Choice Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Acting Ensemble

Chicago (2002)

Critics Choice Television Awards

Critics' Choice TV Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actress in a Movie/Limited Series

Bessie (2015)

Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

Icon Award [Winner] (2004)


Essence Black Women in Hollywood

Honoree [Winner] (2010)


Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (1997)

Best Supporting Female

Set It Off (1996)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2015)

TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress

Bessie (2015)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2008)

Ensemble Cast

Hairspray (2007)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2007)

TV Movie/Mini Actress

Life Support (2007)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2003)

Ensemble Cast

Chicago (2002)

Gracie Allen Awards

Gracie [Winner] (2008)

Outstanding Female Lead - Drama Series or Special

Life Support (2007)

Grammy Awards

Grammy [Nominee] (2012)

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
For "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)"

Grammy [Winner] (2008)

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
For "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die"

Grammy [Nominee] (2008)

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For "Trav'lin' Light"

Grammy [Nominee] (2005)

Best Jazz Vocal Album
For "The Dana Owens Album"

Grammy [Nominee] (2004)

Best Female Rap Solo Performance
For the song "Go Head"

Grammy [Winner] (1995)

Best Rap Solo Performance
for "U.N.I.T.Y."

Grammy [Nominee] (1993)

Best Rap Solo Performance
For "Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here"

Grammy [Nominee] (1992)

Best Rap Solo Performance
For "Fly Girl"

Grammy [Nominee] (1991)

Best Rap Solo Performance
For "All Hail The Queen"

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

GMS Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Song/Recording Created for Television
Song: "Long Old Road"

Bessie (2015)

Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood Film Award [Winner] (2008)

Ensemble Acting of the Year

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Hollywood Film Award [Winner] (2007)

Ensemble of the Year

Hairspray (2007)

Image Awards (NAACP)

Image Award [Winner] (2018)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special

Flint (2017)

Image Award [Winner] (2016)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Bessie (2015)

Image Award [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/Information or Variety Series

The Queen Latifah Show (2013)

Image Award [Nominee] (2013)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Steel Magnolias (2012)

Image Award [Nominee] (2011)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Just Wright (2010)

Image Award [Nominee] (2009)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Image Award [Winner] (2008)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Life Support (2007)

Image Award [Nominee] (2008)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Hairspray (2007)

Image Award [Nominee] (2007)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Last Holiday (2006)

Image Award [Nominee] (2006)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Beauty Shop (2005)

Image Award [Winner] (2004)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Image Award [Nominee] (2003)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Brown Sugar (2002)

Image Award [Nominee] (2000)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

The Bone Collector (1999)

Image Award [Nominee] (1999)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Living Out Loud (1998)

Image Award [Nominee] (1999)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series

Mama Flora's Family (1998)

Image Award [Nominee] (1998)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Living Single (1993)

Image Award [Nominee] (1997)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture

Set It Off (1996)

Image Award [Nominee] (1997)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Living Single (1993)

Image Award [Nominee] (1996)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Living Single (1993)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

Blimp Award [Winner] (2007)

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)

Wannabe Award [Winner] (2005)


Blimp Award [Nominee] (2004)

Favorite Movie Actress

Bringing Down the House (2003)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)

Blimp Award [Nominee] (1996)

Favorite Television Actress

Living Single (1993)

Blimp Award [Nominee] (1995)

Favorite Television Actress

Living Single (1993)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Female Performance

Bringing Down the House (2003)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Fight

Bringing Down the House (2003)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Female Performance

Chicago (2002)

NAMIC Vision Awards

Vision Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Performance - Drama

Bessie (2015)

Vision Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Performance - Drama

Steel Magnolias (2012)

Vision Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Performance - Drama

Life Support (2007)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Bessie (2015)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Music, Original Song
For the song "Come So Far (Got So Far to Go)".

Hairspray (2007)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Music, Adapted Song
For the song "You Can't Stop the Beat".

Hairspray (2007)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Life Support (2007)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Music, Adapted Song
For the song "When You're Good to Mama".

Chicago (2002)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Ensemble Cast Award [Winner] (2008)


Hairspray (2007)

People's Choice Awards, USA

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2015)

Favorite Daytime TV Host(s)

People's Choice Award [Winner] (2014)

Favorite New Talk Show Host

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2009)

Favorite Leading Lady

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2008)

Favorite Leading Lady

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2007)

Favorite Funny Female Star

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2006)

Favorite Funny Female Star

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Acting Ensemble

Chicago (2002)

Prism Awards

Prism Award [Nominee] (2008)

Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries

Life Support (2007)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Bessie (2015)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Life Support (2007)

Golden Satellite Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Living with the Dead (2002)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Winner] (2016)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Bessie (2015)

Actor [Winner] (2008)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Life Support (2007)

Actor [Nominee] (2008)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Hairspray (2007)

Actor [Winner] (2003)

Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture

Chicago (2002)

Actor [Nominee] (2003)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Chicago (2002)

Soul Train Awards

Soul Train Award [Winner] (1995)

Sammy Davis Jr. Award for Entertainer of the Year
For the year 1995.

Teen Choice Awards

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2010)

Choice Movie Actress: Romantic Comedy

Valentine's Day (2010)
Just Wright (2010)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2006)

Movies - Choice Actress: Comedy

Last Holiday (2006)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2006)

Movies - Choice Liplock

Last Holiday (2006)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2005)

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy

Beauty Shop (2005)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2005)

Choice Movie Hissy Fit

Beauty Shop (2005)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2005)

Choice Rap Artist in a Movie

Beauty Shop (2005)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2004)

Choice Movie Actress - Comedy

Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

Teen Choice Award [Winner] (2003)

Choice Movie Actress - Comedy

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2003)

Choice Movie Actress - Drama/Action Adventure

Chicago (2002)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2003)

Choice Movie Chemistry

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2003)

Choice Movie Breakout Star - Female

Bringing Down the House (2003)
Chicago (2002)

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

Stinker Award [Winner] (2004)

Worst On-Screen Couple

Taxi (2004)

Walk of Fame

Star on the Walk of Fame [Winner] (2006)

Motion Picture
On 4 January 2006. At 6915 Hollywood Blvd.

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

WFCC Award [Winner] (2007)

Best Music

Hairspray (2007)

Special Mention Award [Winner] (2004)


Taxi (2004)