DAYTIME EMMY NOMINATIONS (winners in bold)

Drama Series (18 noms/2 wins): 1974,1975,1976,1977,1978,1979,1983,1984,1985,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Lifetime Achievement Award (4 honorees): creators Ted Corday & Betty Corday, 1995; original castmembers Frances Reid & John Clarke, 2004.
Lead Actor (12 noms/2 wins): Macdonald Carey (1974,1975,1976); Bill Hayes (1975,1976); Jed Allan (1979); John Clarke (1979); Stephen Nichols (1988); Thaao Penghlis (2008), Peter Reckell (2009), James Scott (2010, 2011).
Lead Actress (14 noms/2 wins): Susan Seaforth Hayes (1975,1976,1978,1979); Susan Flannery (1975); Deidre Hall (1984,1985); Peggy McCay (1986, 2013); Frances Reid (1987); Eileen Davidson (1998, 2014), Crystal Chappell (2012), Arianne Zucker (2014).
Supporting Actor (5 noms/1 win): Joseph Gallison (1979); Joseph Campanella (1989), James Reynolds (2004), Matthew Ashford (2012), Eric Martsolf (2014).
Supporting Actress (13 noms/3 wins): Frances Reid (1979); Suzanne Rogers (1979); Deidre Hall (1980); Leann Hunley (1986); Peggy McCay (1987); Arleen Sorkin (1988,1989); Jane Elliott (1989); Patrika Darbo (2000); Judi Evans (2008), Tamara Braun (2009), Arianne Zucker (2010, 2013).
Younger Actor (16 noms/5 wins): Billy Warlock (1987,1988); Darrell Utley (1989); Jensen Ackles (1998,1999,2000); Kyle Lowder (2003); Darin Brooks (2008, 2009); Blake Berris (2009); Dylan Patton (2010), Chandler Massey (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014), Freddie Smith (2013).
Younger Actress (13 noms): Kristian Alfonso (1985); Lisa Trusel (1985); Charlotte Ross (1990,1991); Melissa Reeves (1992); Christie Clark (1997,1998); Rachel Melvin (2008, 2009); Molly Burnett (2010, 2012); Shelley Hennig (2010, 2012).
Guest Appearance (1 nom/1 win): Hugh McPhillips (1980).
Writing (16 noms/2 wins): 1975,1976,1977,1978a,1978b,1979,1984,1985,1987,1994,1997,1998,1999,2011, 2012, 2014.
Directing (19 noms/1 win): 1974,1975,1977,1977,1978,1979,1985,1986,1987,1988,1993,1996,1997,1998,1999,2003,2006, 2009, 2013.
Casting Director (5 noms): 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Costume Design (9 noms/1 win): 1986,1987,1988,1990,1997,1999, 2006, 2013, 2014.
Hairstyling (16 noms/5 wins): 1986,1988,1991,1992,1993,1995,1997,1998,1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Makeup (17 noms/5 wins): 1986,1988,1989,1990,1991,1992,1993,1995,1997,1998,1999, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Lighting Direction (16 noms): 1974,1988,1989,1996,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2006,2007, 2009, 2012, 2013.
Sound Mixing (8 noms/2 wins): 1974,1986,1987,1996,1998, 2007, 2009, 2013.
Music (11 noms/2 wins): 1989,1990,1994,1995,1997,2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014.
Song (3 noms): 1994 ("Don't Make Me Too Young"); 2010 ("Captured"), 2014 ("A Love That Never Ends").
Graphics & Title Design (1 nom): 1994.
Technical Direction/Camerawork/Senior Video (9 noms): 1974,1997,1999, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design (6 noms/1 win): 1997,2001,2002, 2009, 2012, 2013.
Multiple Camera Editing (8 noms/2 wins): 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007,2012, 2013, 2014.
Stunt Coordination (2 noms/2 wins): 2012, 2013.
Achievement in Design Excellence (1 nom): 1979.
Daytime fans voted online for these special categories in 2002 and 2005:
Fan Award: Villain (1 nom/1 win): Alison Sweeney (2002).
Fan Award: Favorite Couple (1 nom/1 win): Kristian Alfonso/Peter Reckell (2002).
Fan Award: Irresistible Couple (2 noms): Kristian Alfonso/Peter Reckell (2005); Jason Cook/Martha Madison (2005).
Before breaking off as their own Emmy celebration, daytime categories were part of the primetime section. "Days" received 4 nominations in these areas:
Program Achievement in Daytime Drama: "Days of Our Lives" (1973)
Outstanding Achievement By Individuals in Daytime Drama: Macdonald Carey (performer, 1968, 1973); H. Wesley Kenney (director, 1973)

SOAP OPERA DIGEST AWARD NOMINATIONS (winners in bold)

Best Show: 77,78,79,84,85,86,88,89,91,92,93,94,95,96,97,98,99,00,01,03,05.
Lead Actor: Bill Hayes, 77; Jed Allan, 78,79; Peter Reckell, 84,85; John Aniston, 86; Stephen Nichols, 88; Robert Kelker-Kelly, 94.
Lead Actress: Susan Seaforth Hayes, 77; Deidre Hall, 82,83,84,85,95,99,05; Patsy Pease, 86; Eileen Davidson, 97,98.
Supporting Actor: John de Lancie, 84,85; Stephen Nichols 86; Richard Biggs 93; John Aniston, 01.
Supporting Actress: Lisa Trusel, 84; Arleen Sorkin, 85; Joy Garrett 89; Deborah Adair, 94; Louise Sorel, 96; Lauren Koslow, 00, Alison Sweeney, 03, 05.
Mature Actor: MacDonald Carey, 78,79,84,85.
Mature Actress: Frances Reid, 78,79,84,85.
Male Newcomer: Josh Taylor, 78; Michael Leon, 84; Charles Shaughnessy, 85; Patrick Muldoon, 94; Jensen Ackles, 98.
Female Newcomer: Andrea Hall, 78; Tracey Bregman, 79; Kristian Alfonso, 84;
Lisa Rinna, 94; Patrika Darbo 99; Heather Lindell, 05.
Younger Actor: Brian Autenrieth, 85; Peter Reckell, 86; Scott Groff, 94; Bryan Dattilo, 00; Jason Cook, 01, 05; Kyle Lowder, 03.
Younger Actress: Andrea Barber, 84,85; Alison Sweeney, 00, 01; Kirsten Storms, 03.
Child Actor Kirsten Storms, 01.
Hero: Stephen Nichols, 89.
Heroine: Susan Seaforth Hayes, 77.
Villian: Quinn Redeker, 83; Joseph Mascolo, 84,85,97; John Aniston, 86; Matthew Ashford, 89; Jason Brooks, 95; Kevin Spirtas, 00; Thaao Penghlis, 05.
Villianess: Cheryl-Ann Wilson, 85; Jane Elliott, 90; Louise Sorel, 94; Alison Sweeney, 96,98,99; Arianne Zuker, 01, 05.
Comic Performance: Arleen Sorkin, 86,88; Michael Weiss, 88; Robert Mailhouse, 92; Matthew Ashford, 93.
Hottest Male: Drake Hogestyn, 94,95,97; Peter Reckell, 96.
Hottest Female: Crystal Chappell, 93; Melissa Reeves, 94; Kristian Alfonso, 99.
Supercouple: Charles Shaughnessy/Patsy Pease, 86,88; Stephen Nichols/Mary Beth Evans, 89, 90; Matthew Ashford/Melissa Reeves, 91; Robert Kelker-Kelly/Lisa Rinna, 95.
Couple: Peter Reckell/Kristian Alfonso, 01, 03; Drake Hogestyn/Deidre Hall, 05.
New Couple: Bryan Dattilo/Alison Sweeney 05.
Wedding: Matthew Ashford/Melissa Reeves, 92.
Love Story: Matthew Ashford/Melissa Reeves, 92.
Song: "One Dream", 93.
Music: 94.
Storyline: 94 (Who Fathered Marlena's Baby?), 01 (The Baby Switch), 03 (Tony Is Alive).
Female Scene Stealer: Louise Sorel, 95,97,99.
Male Scene Stealer: Ivan G'Vera, 98.
Hottest Romance: Austin Peck/Christie Clark, 97; Drake Hogestyn/Deidre Hall, 98.
Favorite Actress: Kristian Alfonso, 00.
Favorite Return: Thaao Penghlis, 03; Judi Evans, 05.
Favorite Triangle: Kyle Brandt/Jason Cook/Martha Madison, 05.

SOAP OPERA UPDATE MVP AWARD WINNERS

Best Show: 92,94,96,97.
Best Actor: Drake Hogestyn, 92,93,94,95,96,97.
Best Days Actor: Stephen Nichols, 90,91; Drake Hogestyn, 92,93,94,95,96,97.
Best Days Actress: Mary Beth Evans, 90,91; Melissa Reeves, 92,93; Deidre Hall, 94,95; Kristian Alfonso, 96,97.
Best Couple: Stephen Nichols/Mary Beth Evans, 91; Matthew Ashford/Melissa Reeves, 92,93; Peter Reckell/Kristian Alfonso 97.