The Global Awards are back!

19 December 2018, 07:58 | Updated: 19 December 2018, 09:15

The Global Awards
The Global Awards. Picture: Global

Following a hugely successful inaugural year in 2018, we are proud to announce the return of The Global Awards with Very.co.uk.

From today, you’ll be able to vote for your favourite artists and celebrities along with a panel of industry experts across a host of popular categories. 

To vote simply download the Global Player app or visit https://vote.global.com

All Global’s radio stations including Capital, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Capital XTRA, Gold and LBC will come together to celebrate the biggest stars of music, news and entertainment at The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk. The prestigious ceremony takes place on one huge night in London on 7 March at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo.

Lang Lang
Lang Lang. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Archive/PA Images

Stars nominated in the longlists include Yo-Yo Ma, Lady Gaga, Jess Glynne, Cheryl, Mark Ronson, Calvin Harris, Ariana Grande, Florence + the Machine, Simon Rattle and John Williams

Some of the world’s greatest artists will take to the stage to perform for fans and stars alike at the ceremony including the inimitable superstar pianist Lang Lang, and the world’s biggest girl band (and triple winners at the inaugural Global Awards) Little Mix.

Have your say in The Global Awards 2019.

THE GLOBAL AWARDS 2019 WITH VERY.CO.UK LONGLIST NOMINEES


1. Best Song with Metro (public vote)
5 Seconds Of Summer - Youngblood
Anne-Marie - 2002
Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry
Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid - Eastside
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa - One Kiss
Calvin Harris & Sam Smith - Promises
Clean Bandit - Solo (feat. Demi Lovato)
Drake - In My Feelings
Dua Lipa - IDGAF
Keala Settle - This Is Me
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper - Shallow
Little Mix - Woman Like Me ft Nicki Minaj
Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
Rudimental ft Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplin - These Days
Shawn Mendes - In My Blood

2. Best Group (public vote)
5 Seconds Of Summer
Arctic Monkeys
Blossoms
Clean Bandit
Florence + the Machine
Little Mix
Maroon 5
Muse
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Rak-Su
Rudimental
Silk City
Snow Patrol
Take That
Years & Years

3. Best Male
Calvin Harris
Dave
David Guetta
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Jason Derulo
Jonas Blue
Liam Gallagher
Liam Payne
Mark Ronson
Olly Murs
Post Malone
Sam Smith
Shawn Mendes
Sigala

4. Best Female
Anne-Marie
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Cheryl
Dua Lipa
Ellie Goulding
Freya Ridings
Halsey
Jess Glynne
Lady Gaga
Nicki Minaj
Rita Ora
Selena Gomez
Zara Larsson

5. Best British Artist or Group
Anne-Marie
Arctic Monkeys
Blossoms
Calvin Harris
Clean Bandit
Dave
Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Ellie Goulding
Jess Glynne
Little Mix
Rita Ora
Rudimental
Sam Smith
Years & Years

6. The LBC Award
This category recognises the best in news reporting or a news moment that really stood out in 2018.

7. Rising Star Award (public vote)
Alice Merton
Ava Max
B Young
Dave
Ella Mai
Freya Ridings
Gerry Cinnamon
Halsey
Hardy Caprio
Jade Bird
Keala Settle
Loud Luxury
Rak-Su
Steel Banglez
Tom Grennan

8. Best Classical Artist
Aled Jones
Alison Balsom
André Rieu
Andrea Bocelli
Bryn Terfel
Hans Zimmer
Jess Gillam
John Williams
Joyce DiDonato
Lang Lang
Nicola Benedetti
Renée Fleming
Sheku-Kanneh Mason
Simon Rattle
Yo-Yo Ma

9. Most Played Song

This is the song that has enjoyed the most airplay across the Global group of stations in the period from December 12th 2017 – December 11th 2018. The winner will be revealed on the night of The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk.

10. Mass Appeal Award
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Ellie Goulding
Freya Ridings
Jess Glynne
Justin Timberlake
Keala Settle
Lady Gaga
Maroon 5
Olly Murs
Paloma Faith
Sam Smith
Sia
Take That

11. Social Media Superstar (public vote)
AJ Pritchard
Cardi B
Caspar Lee
Colleen Ballinger
Conor Maynard
Esther Abrami
Halsey
Jameela Jamil
Joe Sugg
Oli White
Olly Alexander
The Try Guys
Tyler Oakley
Zara Larsson
Zoella

12. Best RnB, Hip-Hop or Grime (public vote)
B Young
Chip
Dappy
Dave
Drake
Ella Mai
French Montana
Giggs
Hardy Caprio
Khalid
Not3s
Steel Banglez
Travis Scott
Tyga
Yxng Bane

13. Best Indie
Arctic Monkeys
Biffy Clyro
Blossoms
Florence + the Machine
Gerry Cinnamon
Jade Bird
Liam Gallagher
Mumford & Sons
Muse
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Richard Ashcroft
Sam Fender
Stereophonics
The Vaccines
Tom Grennan

14. Best Pop
5 Seconds Of Summer
Anne-Marie
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Cheryl
Dua Lipa
Jason Derulo
Justin Bieber
Liam Payne
Little Mix
Rak-Su
Rita Ora
Selena Gomez
Shawn Mendes
Zara Larsson