|1972||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Actress||Lady Sings the Blues||Nominated|
|1972||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama||Lady Sings the Blues||Nominated|
|1972||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||New Star of the Year - Female||Lady Sings the Blues||Won|
by Christopher Campbell
Since its beginnings on Broadway in 1981, Dreamgirls has been widely known to be loosely based on the story of The Supremes. Of course, it isn't actually about The Supremes, as should be obvious from the names of the characters...