Doors - Awards, Accolades, Critical Appraisal, and Legacy

Awards, Accolades, Critical Appraisal, and Legacy

  • In 1993, The Doors were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • In 1998, "Light My Fire" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame under the category Rock (track).
  • In 2000, The Doors were ranked number 32 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists, and "Light My Fire" was ranked number seven on VH1's Greatest Rock Songs.
  • In 2002, The Doors was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame under the category Rock (Album).
  • In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked The Doors number 41 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
  • In 2007, The Doors received a lifetime achievement award at the 2007 Grammy Awards.
  • In 2007, The Doors received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • In 2009, "Riders On The Storm" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame under the category Rock (track).
  • The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine includes three studio albums by The Doors; The Doors at number 42, L.A. Woman at number 362 and Strange Days at number 407.
  • The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine includes two songs by The Doors: "Light My Fire" at number 35 and "The End" at number 328.
  • The Doors were ranked number 20 on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Artists of Rock and Roll.
  • They would become the first American band to accumulate eight consecutive gold and platinum LPs.
  • The Recording Academy announced the 2010 Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees, including The Doors' Riders On The Storm.
  • In 2011, The Doors received a Grammy Award in Best Long Form Music Video for the film, When You're Strange, directed by Tom DiCillo.

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