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In November, we are going to have a Kool & the Gang American Music Award auction.  Let’s look back and see what other American Music Award auctions we have had:

Madonna’s 1987 American Music Award Auction — for Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist of 1987. This piece of music memorabilia sold for $25,428.

American Music Award auction Madonna’s 1987

Madonna’s 1987 American Music Award

The American Music Award pyramid-shaped lucite statuette was presented to Madonna in 1987 at the height of her fame.n the heels of her third record ”True Blue,” the album carrying hits ”True Blue,” ”Live to Tell,” ”Papa Don’t Preach,” ”Open Your Heart” and ”La Isla Bonita.”

American Music Award auction

Unlike the Grammys, which are determined by music industry insiders, the American Music Awards are based on record sales, airplay and video viewing.

Here’s a few more AMA’s from famous bands and singers of the past 50 years —

Axl Rose’s American Music Award auction — presented to Guns N’ Roses as Favorite Heavy Metal / Hard Rock Artist at the 1992 ceremony. It sold for $19,103.

American Music Award auction Axl Rose’s

Axl Rose’s American Music Award

George Michael’s American Music Award auction — “Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist”, held on 19 January 1989 at the height of his fame surrounding his “Faith” album, which to date has sold 20 million copies worldwide. A great piece of music memorabilia that sold for $17,365.

American Music Award auction George Michael's 1989 American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist -- At the Peak of His Solo Career Success With His Chart-Breaking Faith Album

George Michael’s 1989 American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist — At the Peak of His Solo Career Success With His Chart-Breaking Faith Album

American Music Award auction — presented to drummer Dave Abbruzzese of Pearl Jam in 1996 at the height of their fame. It sold for $14,351.

American Music Award auction -- presented to drummer Dave Abbruzzese of Pearl Jam

American Music Award auction — presented to drummer Dave Abbruzzese of Pearl Jam

Damon Harris’ American Music Award Auction — From 1974 Honoring The Temptations as Favorite Group in Soul Music

American Music Award auction — presented to Damon Harris of The Temptations in 1974 for the category of Favorite Group in Soul Music. Pyramid shaped lucite award rests on a base with a plaque affixed to the front reading, ”Favorite Group / Soul Music / The Temptations / Damon Harris”. Harris replaced Ricky Owens in 1971 and its his vocals heard on the incredibly popular song, ”Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone”. Unlike the Grammys, which are determined by music industry insiders, the American Music Awards are based on record sales, airplay and video viewing. Award trophy measures 14.25” in total height on a 4.5” square base. Wear to base edges and a tiny chip to the tip of the pyramid. Very good.  It sold for $12,500.

American Music Award auction Damon Harris' American Music Award From 1974 Honoring The Temptations as Favorite Group in Soul Music

Damon Harris’ American Music Award From 1974 Honoring The Temptations as Favorite Group in Soul Music

”The Temptations” 1976 American Music Award Auction — For ”A Song For You” as Favorite Album in Soul Music

American Music Award presented to The Temptations in 1976. AMA is awarded for ”A Song For You” in the category of Favorite Album in Soul Music. The legendary Motown group won this award in 1976. Pyramid-shaped lucite award rests on a base with a plaque affixed to the front bearing the name of the award and its recipient. Unlike the Grammys, which are determined by music industry insiders, the American Music Awards are based on record sales and airplay. Award trophy measures 14.25” in total height on a 4.5” square base. Wear to base edges, else near fine.  It sold for $12,500.

American Music Award auction ''The Temptations'' 1976 American Music Award For ''A Song For You'' as Favorite Album in Soul Music

”The Temptations” 1976 American Music Award

”The Village People” 1978 American Music Award Auction — for Favorite Disco Group

American Music Award presented to Village People in 1978, in the category of Favorite Duo, Group or Chorus Disco Music. Pyramid-shaped lucite award rests on a base with a plaque affixed to the front bearing the name of the award and its recipient. Unlike the Grammys, which are determined by music industry insiders, the American Music Awards are based on record sales and airplay. Award trophy measures 14” in total height on a 4.5” square base. Glue and sharpie marks at base of pyramid and minor chipping to base, possibly as a result of a repair. Overall very good condition. Consigned by Village People member Felipe Rose, and with an LOA from him.  It sold for $12,500.

American Music Award auction ''The Village People'' 1978 American Music Award for Favorite Disco Group

”The Village People” 1978 American Music Award

Luther Vandross American Music Award Auction — Awarded in 2002 for ”Favorite Male Artist Soul/Rhythm & Blues”

R&B legend Luther Vandross 2002 American Music Award for his twelfth album released in 2001, self-titled ”Luther Vandross”. Award recognizes the best selling artist as ”Favorite Male Artist / Soul/Rhythm & Blues / Luther Vandross / 2002”. Vandross is the all-time winner in this category with seven wins stretching across three decades. Unlike the Grammys, which are determined by music industry insiders, the American Music Awards are based on record sales, airplay and video viewing. Pyramid shaped lucite award measures 15.5” in total height with a 4.75” square base. Near fine.  It sold for $11,596.

American Music Award auction Luther Vandross American Music Award -- Awarded in 2002 for ''Favorite Male Artist Soul/Rhythm & Blues''

Luther Vandross American Music Award

To auction, buy, consign or sell to our American Music Award auction, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or phone (310) 440-2982.

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