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Which Awards Would It Be Coolest To Win?

Updated July 27, 2019 6.4k votes 545 voters 10.6k views50 items

List RulesVote up the awards you think it would be most fun and fulfilling to win.

No matter what your particular passion in life, odds are you're eyeing at least one of the world's most prestigious awards. After all, who among us doesn't want a little fame - or at least some recognition - for our achievements? Whether it be a Nobel Peace Prize or an Academy Award, you likely wouldn't turn down a little prestige to prominently display on a mantel or in a cabinet. Regardless of how awesome you know you are at any particular activity, a trophy, medal, or other physical accolade proves you're kinda the best at it. 

Here, you'll have a chance to vote on the best awards to win, from a selection of some of the most coveted trophies, medals, rings, and more from around the globe. Dream of a plaque welcoming you to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Have an Oscar acceptance speech ready for a screenplay you've yet to write? Want a MacArthur Genius Grant to both definitively prove your intellect and ensure your financial stability for the coming future? Which awards do you wish you had? 

While you may think the choice is easy, you may not realize the sheer magnitude of awards are out there. Browse this list closely and vote up the coolest awards! 

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  • 1
    295
    48

    Nobel Peace Prize

  • 2
    218
    55

    Medal Of Honor

  • 3
    199
    56

    Olympic Medal

  • 4
    207
    75

    Academy Award

  • 5
    150
    48

    Presidential Medal Of Freedom

  • 6
    163
    59

    Pulitzer Prize

  • 7
    155
    66

    Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

  • 8
    156
    68

    Grammy Award

  • 9
    105
    58

    Emmy Award

  • 10
    111
    63

    Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

  • 11
    92
    57

    National Book Award

  • 12
    91
    59

    MVP Award

  • 13
    83
    53

    MacArthur Genius Grant

  • 14
    67
    48

    Profile In Courage Award

  • 15
    87
    72

    FIFA World Cup

  • 16
    81
    68
  • 17
    70
    57

    Billboard Music Award

  • 18
    57
    55

    NFL Championship Ring

  • 19
    63
    64

    Peabody Award

  • 20
    50
    49

    Young Artist Award

  • 21
    66
    72

    NBA Championship Ring

  • 22
    51
    54

    People's Choice Award

  • 23
    50
    56

    ESPY Award

  • 24
    46
    51

    Kennedy Center Award

  • 25
    51
    63

    Heavyweight World Championship Belt