The Global Awards 2018: Coming 1st March

20 December 2017, 05:32 | Updated: 23 February 2018, 07:20

The Global Awards
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Voting has closed... now it's time to see if your favourite artist has won a Global Award.

For weeks, the public has been voting for the key categories in The Global Awards, a brand new event on one huge night, celebrating the biggest and best loved stars of music, news and entertainment in the UK.

LBC is joining with all Global’s radio stations including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X and Gold, with the categories reflecting the music, programmes and news aired on the stations.

Ed Sheeran, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Stormzy and André Rieu are among the nominees for the Global Awards.

The 16 categories are:

- Best Song (public vote)

- Best Group (public vote)

- Best Male (public vote)

- Best Female (public vote)

- Best British Artist or Group (public vote)

- Best News Moment, Interview or Debate (public entry to determine shortlist)

- Rising Star Award

- Best Classical Artist

- Most Played Song

- Mass Appeal Award

- Social Media Superstar

- Best RnB, Hip Hop or Grime

- Best Pop Dance

- Best Indie

- Best Pop

- The Global Special Award

The first ever star-studded Global Awards show will take place in front of fans and stars alike on 1st March 2018 at London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith and promises to be an extraordinary night with performances and special appearances from some of the world’s greatest artists including Sam Smith, Rita Ora, Kasabian, Andrea Bocelli and Martin Garrix.

Ashley Tabor OBE, Global’s Founder & Executive President, said: “We’ve created The Global Awards to celebrate stars of music, news & entertainment in the UK and around the world and we’re delighted to share the details of the categories and the long lists, and open the public vote, today. Some of the world’s greatest artists, bands and songs have been selected and I can’t wait to see who the public decide to honour on the big night. Don’t let your favourite artist miss out – get voting now!”

For more details on The Global Awards 2018, visit