Minnelli has won two Tony awards, both as Best Leading Actress in a Musical. The first was in 1965 for Flora, the Red Menace and the second in 1978 for The Act. She was nominated for a third time in the same category in 1984 for The Rink. Her one-woman tribute to her godmother Kay Thompson, Liza's at the Palace ... ! won the Tony for Best Special Theatrical Event in 2009 and Liza received a special Tony in 1974 for “adding lustre to the Broadway season”.
Liza had similar success on screens big and small. She was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar in 1970 for The Sterile Cuckoo and won in the same category in 1973 for Cabaret. Minnelli was also nominated for 5 Golden Globes for Best Actress (4 for comedy/musical and 1 for drama) for 1970's The Sterile Cuckoo, 1973's Cabaret (for which she won), 1976's Lucky Lady, 1978's New York, New York, and 1982's Arthur. She also won a Golden Globe on her 6th nomination for Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for A Time to Live.
Minnelli has 5 Emmy nominations to her credit, including one win in 1973 in the category of Outstanding Single Program – Variety and Popular Music for her Bob Fosse-directed concert Liza With a 'Z'. She also won a Grammy Living Legend Award for Contributions and Influence in the Recording Field in 1990 and was nominated for two competitive awards for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album -- for 1997's Gently and for 2010's Liza's at the Palace ... !. In 2008, she was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.