Ludovico Einaudi wins Best Classical Artist at the Global Awards 2023
31 March 2023, 07:00 | Updated: 31 March 2023, 09:38
The Italian composer-pianist said it was an “honour” to receive the prize, which has previously been scooped by Andrea Bocelli, Nicola Benedetti and Lang Lang.
Ludovico Einaudi has been crowned Best Classical Artist at the Global Awards 2023.
One of the most streamed classical artists of all time, Einaudi was nominated in the category alongside fellow pianists Lang Lang and Isata Kanneh-Mason, trumpeter Alison Balsom, violinist Nicola Benedetti, and cellists Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Abel Selaocoe.
The Italian composer and pianist said: “Thank you Global and Classic FM for playing my music and my records, it’s an honour to receive this prize.”
Now in its sixth year, The Global Awards brings together all of Global’s radio stations including Classic FM, Smooth, Capital, Heart, Radio X, Capital XTRA, Capital Dance, Gold, as well as Global Player, to celebrate the biggest stars of entertainment, podcasting and music.
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Ludovico Einaudi named Best Classical Artist at The Global Awards 2023
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