There are various awards given to top achievers in different fields. These include politics, science, literature, sports, and more. Trophy manufacturers create awards in various forms. There are prestigious awards that are famous for their physical design. There are also those known for their influential power.
The Golden Globes
The Golden Globes honor achievements in the film industry. It is usually considered as the party girl sister of the more reserved Academy Awards. Many actors, directors, and other film professionals gather for this award. They dine and drink as they recognize each other. Meryl Streep has the most competitive Golden Globes with 8 in acting categories.
The Nobel Prize
Named after Alfred Nobel, the dynamite creator, the Nobel Prize is a prestigious award. Winners in each category receive a diploma, a gold medal, and a monetary prize. The presentation of the first Nobel Prize was in 1901. The fields for this award include economics, chemistry, physics, medicine, literature, and peace. Marie Curie amassed 5 remarkable Nobel Prizes.
The Academy Awards
The Academy Awards is more known as the Oscars. It is the most well-known and prestigious award in the entertainment industry. There is an annual presentation of the Oscars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Oscars are for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. The inauguration of the Academy Awards ceremony was in 1929. Katharine Hepburn won the most Oscars for acting. She has 4 Academy Awards and 12 nominations.
The Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prize is America’s premier prize in journalism, literature, and musical composition. There is an annual presentation of the award in 21 categories. Winners receive a certificate and a medal. They also get a $10,000 monetary prize. The Pulitzer Prize has been existing since 1917. Categories have expanded to accommodate online journalism. Steve Coll is the only winner for both arts and letters as well as journalism.
The Grammy Awards, launched in 1959, involve a variety of music categories. These include jazz, classical, country, popular music, and more. One of the most notable winners of this award is Stevie Wonder. He won a total of more than 20 Grammys.