Awards & Winners

Frankie Knuckles

Date of Birth 18-January-1955
Place of Birth The Bronx
(United States of America, New York City, New York)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Francis Nicholls, Knuckles, Frankie, The Night Writers, The Nightwriters, Nightwriters, Frankie Warren Knuckles, Jr., The Godfather of House Music, פרנסיס ניקולס, פרנקי וורן נקלס ג'וניור, Franky Knuckles
Profession Disc jockey, Record producer, Remixer
Frankie Warren Knuckles, Jr. is an American DJ, record producer, and remixer. He was born in the Bronx borough of New York City and later moved to Chicago. He played an important role in developing and popularizing house music in Chicago during the 1980s when the genre was being created. In 2005, Knuckles was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame for his achievements. Due to his importance in the development of the genre, he is often known as "The Godfather of House Music".

Awards by Frankie Knuckles

Check all the awards nominated and won by Frankie Knuckles.


Nominations 2008 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
World Music Award for World’s Best DJ


Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

Nominations 1997 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical