Premios Humanitarios:

Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Gender Equality.
Octubre de 2013.

C.O.R.E. Award – Enero de 1996.

Special Service Award, New York Benevolence Council. 1995.

Golden Plate, American Academy of Achievement. 1995.

ITT Humanitarian Award. 1995.

Lewis Hine Award – National Child Labor Committee. 1994.

Herndon Fellow, Berkeley College – Yale University. 1994.

VH-1 Honors Show. 1994.

Singer Michael Bolton (L) is presented his lifetime achievement award by singer Kumar Sanu during the Bollywood Music Awards in Atlantic City, New Jersey. November, 5th. 2006 // El cantante Michael Bolton (izda.) recibe su premio a los Logros de una Vida de manos del cantante Kumar Sanu durante los Bollywood Music Awards en Atlantic City, Nueva Jersey. 5 de noviembre de 2006.

Premios de la Industria Discográfica:

BMI 2013 NAB honoree Michael Bolton.

Frances Williams Preston Lifetime Music Industry Award. March, 22nd 2010.

Bollywood Music Award, November 5th. 2006

BMI Pop Award for «When A Man Loves A Woman». 1998.

BMI Pop Award for «Can I Touch You… There?» y «When A Man Loves A Woman». 1997.

BMI Pop Award for «Ain’t Got Nothing If You Ain’t Got Love», «Once In A Lifetime» y «When A Man Loves A Woman». 1996.

BMI-NARAS Heroes Award. 1996.

Connecticut Artist Award. Distinguished Achievement Award. 1995.

Hitmaker’s Award, Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, National Academy of Popular Music. 1995.

AMA Favorite Male Artist, Pop Rock. 1995.

AMA Favorite Male Artist, Adult Contemporary. 1995.

BMI Pop Award for «Said III Loved You… But I Lied».  1994.

AMA Favorite Male Artist, Pop Rock. 1993.

AMA Favorite Male Artist, Adult Contemporary. 1993.

BMI Pop Award for «By The Time This Night Is Over». 1993.

Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. 1992.

BMI Songwriter of the Year Award. 1992.

New York Music Awards. 1991.

ASCAP Awards -1991. Por «How Am I Supposed To Live Without You».

New York Music Awards. 1990.

Creative Achievement Award. 1990.

Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. 1990.

ASCAP Awards -1989. Por «That’s What Love Is All About» y «I Found Someone».

New York Music Awards. 1988.

Michael ha obtenido un total de seis American Music Awards.

Michael también ha sido premiado por BMI con el premio «Million Performance Song» por las canciones: «How Am I Supposed To Live Without You», «By The Time This Night Is Over», «How Can We Be Lovers», «Love Is A Wonderful Thing», «Missing You Now», «Said I Loved You… But I Lied», «Soul Provider» y «Steel Bars».

Una canción «million performance» es aquélla que ha sido escuchada durante al menos 50.000 horas, ¡equivaliendo a más de 5,7 años de continua escucha!.

 Otras Distinciones:

«Connecticut’s Finest Award». March, 15th 2006.

Nomination to the Emmy Awards for the song: «Tears Of The Angels». September 2005.

First Bruce Edwards Spirit Award. August 2005.

Ellis Island Medal of Honor. May, 17th, 2003.

Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. August, 27th, 2002.

Board of Directors, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. 1995.

Board of Directors, One to One. 1995.

Board of Directors, City Kids. 1995.

Martin Luther King Center for Non-Violence. 1995.

Essence Awards. 1995.

Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree – University of Connecticut. 1995.

Dreams Awards. 1994.