Awards, Milestones & Achievements

Since 1978, Sharon, Lois & Bram have received countless awards and recognition, as well as achieved numerous milestones.
Below is a list of all the trio's accolades since their beginning in 1978.

Awards & Nominations - Music

Gold Albums (50,000+ Units Sold)

09/01/79 - One Elephant, Deux Elephants
12/01/79 - Smorgasbord
03/01/81 - Singing & Swinging
03/01/84 - In The Schoolyard
04/29/86 - Mainly Mother Goose
10/08/87 - Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show Record
04/28/88 - One, Two, Three, Four, Live!
12/08/89 - Happy Birthday
06/15/89 - Stay Tuned
10/08/92 - Kid Bits
12/10/92 - Sing A to Z
12/29/92 - Great Big Hits
04/28/94- Candles, Snow & Mistletoe
04/18/96 -  Let's Dance!

 

Platinum Albums (100,000+ Units Sold)

12/01/80 - One Elephant, Deux Elephants
09/01/82 - Smograsbord
06/03/87 - Singing & Swinging
04/28/88 - Mainly Mother Goose
07/19/91 - In The Schoolyard
 06/15/89 - Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show Record

 

Double Platinum Albums (200,000+ Units Sold)

11/18/86 - One Elephant, Deux Elephants
01/15/92- Smorgasbord
Date Unknown - Mainly Mother Goose

 

Triple Platinum Albums (500,000+ Units Sold)

Date Unknown - One Elephant, Deux Elephants

 

Juno Awards

1978 - Best Children's Album (Nomination) - One Elephant, Deux Elephants
1979 - Best Children's Album - Smorgasbord
1980 - Best Children's Album - Singing & Swinging
1991 - Best Children's Album (Nomination) - Sing A to Z
1993 - Best Children's Album (Nomination) - Candles, Snow & Mistletoe
1998 - Best Children's Album - Skinnamarink TV

 

parent's Choice Awards

1984 - Best Children's Album - Mainly Mother Goose
1991 - Gold Award, Best Children's Album - Sing A to Z
1993 - Best Children's Album - Sing A to Z
1993 - Best Children's Album - Happy Birthday
1995 - Gold Award, Best Children's Album - Candles Long Ago
2004 - Best Children's Album (Nomination) - Great Big Hits
2004 - Best Children's Album (Nomination) - Great Big Hits 2
2007 - Best Children's Album - In the Schoolyard

 

Our choice awards

Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1979 (Photo Credit Unknown)                       

Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1979 (Photo Credit Unknown)                       

1997 - Candles Long Ago
1997 - Candles, Snow & Mistletoe
1997 - Great Big Hits
1997 - Songs For Round the Campfire
1997 - The Ultimate Party Pack (Elephant Party)
1998 - Friends Forever
1998 - Wild About Animals
2004 - Great Big Hits 2
2007 - Smorgasbord

 

American Library Association Awards

1983 - Notable Children's Recording - One, Two, Three, Four, Live!
1985 - Notable Children's Recording - Mainly Mother Goose
1988 - Notable Children's Recording - Happy Birthday
 

Awards & Nominations - Television

Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show(TV Series, 1984-1988)

1986 & 1987 - Parent's Choice Gold Award - Remarkable Home Video
1986, 1987 & 1991 - Parent's Choice Award - Best Children's Television
1987 - Silver Medal TV Children's Program
               (30th Annual International Film & TV Festival of New York)
1988 - Excellence Award in Children's Programming - National Telemedia Council Awards
1988 - Best Performance in a Variety of Performing Arts Program
               (National Telemedia Council Finalist)
1989 - Gemini Award (Nomination)
1990 - Ace Award (Nomination)
1991 - Classics Award & Silver Honors Video for Preschool to Kindergarten
               (Parent's Choice Hall of Fame)
1993 - Rated #2 on TV Guide's Top 10 Picks for Tots, Tweens & Teens List.

 

Candles, Snow & Mistletoe(TV Special, 1994)

1995 - Gemini Award (Nomination)
1995 - Columbus International Film/Video Festival (Honorable Mention)

 

Skinnamarink TV(TV Series, 1997-1998)

1997 - TV Guide USA Top 10 New Programs
1998 - Young Artist Award (Nomination)
1998 - Silver Angel Award
1998 - Top Preschool Show - NCTA

 

T: Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1984 (Photo Credit Unknown) M: Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1993 (Photo Credit Unknown) B: Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1997 (Screenshot)

T: Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1984 (Photo Credit Unknown)
M: Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1993 (Photo Credit Unknown)
B: Sharon, Lois & Bram - 1997 (Screenshot)

Other Awards

10/14/12 - Magic Penny Award, dedicated lives to empowering children through music
10/17/09 - Estelle Klein Award, significant contributions to Ontario’s folk music community
2007 - YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Award for Health, Sharon Hampson, improving the lives of women and girls
2006 - Lifetime Achievement Award
10/14/03 - Order of Canada (induction), contributed significantly to children's musical development.
July 2002 - Order of Canada (appointed), contributed significantly to children's musical development.
1998 - SOCAN Award, Children's Music
1996 - Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters - Mt. Saint Vincent University: Halifax, NS.
1992 - KIDDER Award, Toronto Children's Aid Society Foundation
1991 - For Canada's Children Award - Canadian Council on Children & Youth. Honored for "brightening the world of children through music"
1989 - Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award (UNICEF), outstanding National Support of UNICEF Canada

 

 

 

 

Achievements, Affiliations & Milestones