1994
Gold Medal and Grand-Prix at the International Ballet Competition in Lausanne

1995
Divine prize

1996
Benois de la danse prize for the role of Kitri in the ballet Don Quixote

1996
Golden Sofit prize for her solo role in George Balanchine’s ballet Symphony in C

1998
Baltika prize for “Best Duet” (Diana Vishneva and Farukh Ruzimatov)

2000
State Prize of the Russian Federation for lead roles in Mariinsky Theatre productions of The Sleeping Beauty, Manon, Le Jeune homme et la mort and Schéhérazade

2001
Golden Mask prize for the lead role in George Balanchine’s ballet Rubies

2002
Dancer of the Year prize from Dance Europe magazine

2003
Recipient of the Spirit of Dance prize in the category “Queen of Dance”, awarded on an annual basis by Ballet magazine

2007
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation for her achievements in the arts

2009
Recipient of the Golden Mask, Russia’s most prestigious theatre prize, in three categories: “Best Female Role in Ballet”, “Best Ballet” and “Critics’ Prize” for Sergei Danilian’s Russo-American project Diana Vishneva: Beauty in Motion

2010
Recipient of the Ballerina of the Decade prize from the Organizational Committee of the international ballet gala project Stars of the 21st Century

2011
Golden Sofit for the lead role in Angelin Preljocaj’s ballet Le Parc