Awards & Honors

(to name a few…)

  • Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • 2023 Liberia Icon Award
  • In 2023 Rolling Stone magazine released their 200 greatest singers of all time.  Martha ranked 151.
  • Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
  • 2011 MOJO Merit award.
  • Named one of the “30 Greatest Lead Singers of All Time” by MusicRadar Online.
  • Alabama Music Hall of Fame
  • Dinah Washington Award
  • Black Women in Publishing Legend Award
  • Rhythm n’ Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
  • Dick Clark’s Soul Award
  • Vocal Group Hall of Fame
  • The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Grammy Nomination: Heat Wave
  • Grammy Hall of Fame: Dancing in the Street
  • Gold Record: Dancing In The Street
  • Gold Record: Heat Wave
  • Named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s “Immortal” Artists