How Many Awards Did the Movie a Star Is Born Win?

When it comes to award-winning movies, “A Star Is Born” is definitely one that comes to mind. The 2018 musical drama film directed by Bradley Cooper and starred by Lady Gaga and himself was a huge hit with both audiences and critics alike.

But just how many awards did it win? Let’s take a look.

Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, or Oscars, are undoubtedly the most prestigious of all film awards. “A Star Is Born” was nominated for a total of eight Academy Awards in 2019. These included Best Picture, Best Actor (Bradley Cooper), Best Actress (Lady Gaga), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Elliott), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Original Song (“Shallow”).

Out of these eight nominations, the movie won one award for Best Original Song (“Shallow”). Lady Gaga’s acceptance speech at the Oscars was particularly memorable as she tearfully dedicated the award to mental health awareness.

Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards are another highly regarded set of awards for movies and television shows. In 2019, “A Star Is Born” was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards. These included Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director (Bradley Cooper), Best Actor – Drama (Bradley Cooper), Best Actress – Drama (Lady Gaga), and Best Original Song (“Shallow”).

Out of these five nominations, the movie won one award for Best Original Song (“Shallow”). Interestingly enough, Lady Gaga tied with Glenn Close (“The Wife”) for the award of Best Actress – Drama.

Other Awards

Besides the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards, “A Star Is Born” also won several other awards in various categories. For example:

  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
  • Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Song (“Shallow”)
  • Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
  • BAFTA Award for Best Original Music (“Shallow”)


In summary, “A Star Is Born” won a total of 32 awards and was nominated for 115 more. These accolades are not just a testament to the film’s quality but also to the amazing performances of Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and the rest of the cast and crew.

If you haven’t seen this award-winning movie yet, you should definitely add it to your watchlist. It’s a touching story about love, fame, and addiction that will leave you with a heavy heart and an appreciation for great music.