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Which Awards Would It Be Coolest To Win?

Updated July 27, 2019 6.6k votes 536 voters 10.5k 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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  • Nobel Peace Prize1
    305
    51

    Nobel Peace Prize

  • Medal Of Honor2
    221
    58

    Medal Of Honor

  • Olympic Medal3
    208
    54

    Olympic Medal

  • Academy Award4
    216
    77

    Academy Award

  • Presidential Medal Of Freedom5
    153
    50

    Presidential Medal Of Freedom

  • Pulitzer Prize6
    170
    62

    Pulitzer Prize

  • Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star7
    164
    67

    Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

  • Grammy Award8
    163
    70

    Grammy Award

  • Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction9
    117
    64

    Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

  • Emmy Award10
    110
    59

    Emmy Award

  • MVP Award11
    96
    61

    MVP Award

  • National Book Award12
    94
    62

    National Book Award

  • MacArthur Genius Grant13
    87
    55

    MacArthur Genius Grant

  • FIFA World Cup14
    92
    74

    FIFA World Cup

  • Billboard Music Award15
    75
    56

    Billboard Music Award

  • Profile In Courage Award16
    68
    50

    Profile In Courage Award

  • Tony Award17
    86
    70
  • Young Artist Award18
    53
    48

    Young Artist Award

  • NFL Championship Ring19
    58
    55

    NFL Championship Ring

  • Peabody Award20
    66
    66

    Peabody Award

  • NBA Championship Ring21
    71
    73

    NBA Championship Ring

  • People's Choice Award22
    55
    55

    People's Choice Award

  • Kennedy Center Award23
    47
    54

    Kennedy Center Award

  • Critics' Choice Award24
    56
    67

    Critics' Choice Award

  • Wimbledon Championship25
    54
    67

    Wimbledon Championship