Global Awards with Very 2020: Hosts and nominees announced!
5 February 2020, 09:04 | Updated: 5 March 2020, 19:07
Ellie Goulding, Tones & I, Camilla Cabello and more big name acts are all confirmed to perform on the night... don't miss it!
We have already revealed the shortlists for The Global Awards 2020 with Very.co.uk, and now we are proud to announce who will be hosting the big night.
Global presenters Roman Kemp, Kate Garraway and Myleene Klass will be overseeing the proceedings at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on the 5th March 2020... and they're just as excited as we are!
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The Global Awards isn’t on TV but you can watch right here with our live online stream from 7:30pm. We’ll be covering all the best moments from the blue carpet and the stage, don’t miss out!
The awards bring together all Global’s radio stations including Capital, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Capital XTRA, Gold and LBC, to celebrate the biggest stars of music, news and entertainment across a wide range of genres.
The categories reflect the music, programmes, podcasts and news aired on Global’s radio stations and the Global Player app.
After a huge year, 23-year-old Scottish superstar Lewis Capaldi joins one of the biggest selling artists on the planet, Ed Sheeran in receiving the most Global Awards nominations.
The pair go head to head in four categories, Best Male, Best British Act, Best Mass Appeal Artist and Best Song of 2019.
After winning two gongs at last year’s awards, chart-topping sensation Dua Lipa will hope to retain her Best Female and Best British Act titles this year and add Best Pop to her Global Awards accolades.
Manchester Rapper, Aitch will also look to do the hat-trick at The Global Awards 2020 with Very.co.uk, after receiving nominations for the Rising Star Award and Best Song of 2019 for his top ten track, Taste (Make it Shake). The 20-year-old also faces one of UK's most successful and celebrated artists Stormzy - who also receives three nominations - in the Best Hip Hop or R&B category.
Canadian singer-songwriter, Shawn Mendes is also amongst the second most nominated artists. He receives nominations for Best Male, Best Pop and Best Song of 2019 for ‘Senorita’ with Camila Cabello.
Best Song of 2019 and Best Female nominee Camila Cabello joins an incredible line-up of performers for The Global Awards 2020 with Very.co.uk on March 5th which also includes Ellie Goulding, Tones and I, Aitch and Stereophonics, Aled Jones and Russell Watson.
Ashley Tabor-King OBE, Global’s Founder & Executive President, said: “Today is one of the most exciting days in the awards season calendar, as we reveal who’s made the shortlist for this year’s Global Awards with Very.co.uk.
"This unique event gives us an opportunity to celebrate the world’s most talented artists and honour the nation’s favourite stars across a whole host of genres.
"With the hottest stars from across the globe including Camila Cabello,Tones and Iand Ellie Gouldingset to perform, the ceremony on 5th March promises to be a night like no other!”
The winners will be crowned in front of stars and fans of music, news and entertainment alike on Thursday March 5th 2020.
For access requirements, please contact the venue directly on 020 8563 3800.
The prestigious ceremony takes place on one huge night in London on March 5th at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo.
Ed Sheeran leads the charge with the greatest number of nominations at six, closely followed by Lewis Capaldi and Sam Smith each have four to their names.
THE GLOBAL AWARDS 2020 WITH VERY.CO.UK SHORTLISTED NOMINEES
BEST GROUP (category judged by committee)
BEST MALE (category judged by committee)
BEST FEMALE (category judged by committee)
BEST PODCAST (category judged by public vote)
My Dad Wrote A Porno
Sh**ged Married Annoyed
The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X Podcast
BEST BRITISH ACT (judged by committee)
BEST CLASSICAL ARTIST (category judged by public vote)
BEST HIP HOP OR RNB (category judged by public vote)
BEST INDIE ACT (judged by public vote)
Twenty One Pilots
Florence & The Machine
BEST POP (category judged by committee)
Tones & I
BEST MASS APPEAL ARTIST (category judged by committee)
BEST SONG OF 2019 with METRO (category judged by public vote)
P!nk - Walk Me Home
Harry Styles - Lights Up
Panic! At The Disco - High Hopes
Aitch - Taste (Make It Shake)
Billie Eilish - bad guy
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care
Tones & I – Dance Monkey
Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Senorita
Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
RISING STAR (category judged by committee)
Young T & Bugsey
Tones & I
THE LBC AWARD
This category recognises the best in news reporting or a news moment that really stood out in 2019, as suggested by LBC listeners.
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 2018 – December 11th 2019. The winner will be revealed on the night of The Global Awards 2020 with Very.co.uk.