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During his distinguished career Paul Simon has been the recipient of many honuors and awards including 12 Grammy Awards, three of which were albums of the year (‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Still Crazy After All These Years’ and ‘Graceland’). In 2003 he was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as half of the duo Simon and Garfunkel. He is a member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame, a recipient of their Johnny Mercer Award and is in the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Simon and Garfunkel and as a solo artist. His song ‘Mrs. Robinson’ from the motion picture ‘The Graduate’ was named in the top ten of The American Film Institute's 100 Years 100 Songs.
Paul Simon was a recipient of The Kennedy Centre Honours in 2002 and was named as one of Time Magazine's ‘100 People Who Shape Our World’ in 2006. In 2007, he was awarded the first annual Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Named in honour of the legendary George and Ira Gershwin, this award recognizes the profound and positive effect of popular music on the world’s culture, and is given annually to a composer or performer whose lifetime contributions exemplify the standard of excellence associated with the Gershwin’s. In 2011 Paul Simon was elected to The American Academy of Arts and Sciences.