In its nearly 40 years of operation, Opus 40 has presented a range of remarkable performers. These performers have, in total, earned 93 Grammy Awards, 271 Grammy nominations, 23 Down Beat Awards for best performer, 8 NEA Awards, 3 W. C. Handy Awards, 1 Grammy Lifetime Award, 1 ASCAP Lifetime Award, 1 Kennedy Center Honors, 1 Academy Award, 3 Academy Award nominations, 1 National Medal of Arts and 1 McArthur Genius Grant. They include 2 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees and 3 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees…and counting.