Awards


South African Awards & Honours
1986 Scotty Award : Master Music Maker
1987 Communication Contribution Award
1987 The Autumn Harvest Music Personality Award
1988 OK TV Best Pop Music Award
1988 CCP Record Special Award : In recognition of exceptional achievement in promotion of South African music internationally
1989 Radio 5 - Loud & Proud Award - South African Music Ambassador of the Year
1990 FOYSA Award (Four Outstanding South Africans) Junior Chamber of Commerce
1999 Avanti Award - Best Music Video "Crocodile Love"
2012 Order of Ikhamanga : President Jacob Zuma awarded J. Clegg for for his excellent contribution to and achievement in the field of bridging African traditional music with other music forms, promoting racial understanding among racially divided groups in South Africa under difficult apartheid conditions, working for a non-racial society and being an outstanding spokesperson for the release of political prisoners.
International Awards
1988 The Mayor's Office of Los Angeles Award : For the promotion of racial harmony
1988 Le Victoire French Music Industry Award for biggest International record album sold in France between 1987 and 1988
1989 Honorary Citizen of the town of Angouleme, France
1990-1991 French Music Industry Award for the biggest selling African record album in France
1990 Humanitarian Award : Secretary of State Ohio, USA
1991 Awarded the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres (Knight of Arts and Letters) by the Government of France
1994 Billboard Music Award " Best World Music Album
1998 KORA Award : Best African Group
2004 Jules Vernes great medal : City of Nantes (France) awarded J. Clegg for its fight against the system of apartheid
2012 Doctor of Humane Letters : The University of Dartmouth (US) awarded a honorary degree to J. Clegg

Golden disk for Third World Child



- In My African Dream -
The Johnny Clegg Discography