Sam Smith, Rita Ora Kasbian, Andrea Bocelli and Martin Garrix are all set to perform at the first ever Global Awards

Global has launched something brand new – The Global Awards –  to celebrate the biggest and best-loved stars of music, news & entertainment in the UK and around the world, across a whole host of genres.

 The Global Awards will bring together all Global’s radio stations including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Gold and LBC with the categories reflecting the music, programmes, and news aired on the stations.  The public and a panel of industry experts will vote for The Global Awards.  The categories and long lists for the public vote will be announced this coming Wednesday (December 20th) and categories will cover the very best in music, entertainment, and news.

The first-ever star-studded Global Awards show will take place on March 1st, 2018 at London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo, with live performances and special appearances from Sam Smith, Rita Ora, Kasabian, Andrea Bocelli and Martin Garrix.

Ashley Tabor OBE, Global’s Founder & Executive President, said:

“At Global, we’ve built some of the UK’s biggest radio stations and media brands.  Through their reach, we’re in the privileged position of entertaining and engaging more than half the UK population every single week.  This means we’re perfectly placed to create the biggest and best music and entertainment awards the UK has ever seen, supported by Global’s incredible listeners who will be voting for some of their favorite artists in popular categories.”

He continued: “Global also has a great reputation for on putting on world-class events, and The Global Awards will be no exception!”

Tickets for the event go on sale in January 2018 from

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Written by Kelly McFarland

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