The Global Awards 2019: Date, Venue, Performers & More

19 December 2018, 08:00 | Updated: 18 February 2019, 10:04

The Global Awards 2019
The Global Awards 2019. Picture: Global

Celebrating the stars of music, news and entertainment across a whole host of genres, The Global Awards will take over London's Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith on March 7th 2019.

Following a hugely successful inaugural year in 2018, Global – the Media & Entertainment Group – The Global Awards with are back for 2019!

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 The prestigious ceremony takes place on one huge night in London on March 7th at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo.

Stars nominated in the longlists include Lady Gaga, Drake, Cardi B, Post Malone, Jess Glynne, Cheryl, Mark Ronson, Ella Mai, Khalid, Travis Scott and Tyga.

Some of the world’s greatest artists will take to the stage to perform for fans and stars alike at the ceremony including the world’s biggest girl band (and triple winners at the inaugural Global Awards) Little Mix, the inimitable superstar pianist Lang Lang, and two of the most successful British acts of recent years - Blossoms and Anne-Marie.

See all the nominees in the shortlists by downloading Global’s world class entertainment hub - the Global Player app - and selecting ‘Global Awards’ in the bottom menu.

The Global Player allows listeners worldwide to enjoy all Global’s radio brands, Heart, Capital, Smooth, Classic FM, Radio X, LBC, Capital XTRA and Gold, all in one place and includes over 1500 premium podcasts.

It's been announced that Global presenters Roman Kemp, Myleene Klass and Rochelle Humes will return to present the star-studded event for a second year running.

Roman Kemp, Myleene Klass and Rochelle Humes will present The Global awards 2019
Roman Kemp, Myleene Klass and Rochelle Humes will present The Global awards 2019. Picture: Global


Best Song with Metro (public vote)

5 Seconds Of Summer - Youngblood

Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper - Shallow

Little Mix - Woman Like Me ft Nicki Minaj

Shawn Mendes - In My Blood

Best Group (public vote)

5 Seconds Of Summer

Arctic Monkeys

Little Mix

Maroon 5

Take That

Best Male

Calvin Harris

Liam Payne

Mark Ronson

Olly Murs

Post Malone

Best Female


Ariana Grande

Dua Lipa


Jess Glynne

Best British Artist or Group


Dua Lipa

Jess Glynne

Little Mix


The LBC Award

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

Rising Star Award (public vote)

Ava Max

Ella Mai





Best Classical Artist

Bryn Terfel

Jess Gillam

Lang Lang

Nicola Benedetti

Sheku-Kanneh Mason

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

Mass Appeal Award

Jess Glynne

Lady Gaga

Olly Murs

Sam Smith

Take That

Social Media Superstar (public vote)

Cardi B

Colleen Ballinger


Joe Sugg

Zara Larsson

Best RnB, Hip-Hop or Grime (public vote)


Ella Mai


Travis Scott


Best Indie

Arctic Monkeys


Florence + the Machine

Jade Bird


Best Pop
5 Seconds Of Summer


Dua Lipa

Liam Payne

Little Mix

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