The Emmy Awards, or simply Emmys, recognize excellence in the television industry, and corresponds to the Academy Awards (for film), the Tony Award (for theatre), and the Grammy Awards (for music). The Emmy Awards are given and presented in different annual ceremonies held throughout the year. The two events that receive the most media coverage are the Primetime Emmys and the Daytime Emmys, which recognize outstanding work in American primetime and daytime entertainment programming, respectively.
Adele was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2016 for her appearance on The Today Show, where she performed "Million Years Ago." Her 2015 television special, Adele Live in New York City, also received four Primetime Emmy nominations in 2016.
Daytime Emmy Awards[edit | edit source]
The Daytime Emmy Award is an American accolade bestowed by the New York–based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. Adele was nominated for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Talk Show/Morning Program in 2016 for her performance of "Million Years Ago" on The Today Show.
|2016||"ADELE in Today Show (NBC)"||
Outstanding Musical Performance in a Talk Show/Morning Program
Primetime Emmy Awards[edit | edit source]
The Primetime Emmy Award is an American accolade bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. Although Adele herself was not nominated, her television special, Adele Live in New York City, received four nominations in 2016.
|2016||Beth McCarthy-Miller||Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special||Nominated|
|Allen Branton (lighting designer), Patrick Woodroffe (lighting director), Tom Beck (lighting director), Eric Marchwinski (moving light programmer)||Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special||Nominated|
|Adele Live in New York City||Outstanding Variety Special||Nominated|
|Steve Cimino (technical director), Jerry Cancél (camera), Joseph DeBonis (camera), Eric Eisenstein (camera), Rick Fox (camera), Rich Freedman (camera), Chuck Goslin (camera), Ernie Jew (camera), Jay Kulick (camera), Jeff Latonero (camera), Brian Phraner (camera), John Pinto (camera), Tim Quigley (camera), Mark Renaudin (camera), Carlos Rios (camera), Claus Stuhlweissenburg (camera), William Steinberg (video control), Susan Noll (video control), Tami Ruddy (video control)||Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special||Nominated|