|Hosted by|| Roman Kemp |
|First awarded||1 March 2018|
|Network|| Capital FM |
Capital TV (2018 ceremony only)
Heart TV (2018 ceremony only)
The Capital FM Website
The Global Awards are held by Global and reward music played on British radio stations including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, LBC and Gold, with the awards categories reflecting the songs, artists, programmes and news aired on each station. Some of the world’s greatest artists will take to the stage to perform for fans and stars alike at the ceremony for one night only.
Global is a British media company formed in 2007. It is the owner of the largest commercial radio company in Europe having expanded through a number of historical acquisitions, including Chrysalis Radio, GCap Media and GMG Radio. Global owns and operates seven core radio brands, all employing a national network strategy.
Capital FM is a network of thirteen independent contemporary hit radio stations in the United Kingdom, broadcasting a mix of local and networked programming. Eleven of the stations are owned and operated by Global, while the other two are owned and operated by Communicorp UK under franchise agreements.
Capital XTRA is a Global-owned radio station that began broadcasting from London on 96.9 and 107.1 MHz in the FM band in 1990; alongside DAB Digital Radio, Freesat, Sky, Virgin Media and online nowadays. It is a radio station that exclusively broadcasts contemporary Grime, Hip Hop and R'n'B music.
In December 2018, it was announced by Global would be bringing back its own national awards event in 2019 for a second year after the previous year debut.
|2018||1 March 2018||Hammersmith Apollo|| Capital FM |
The Capital FM Website
|N/A||Roman Kemp||Rochelle Humes||Myleene Klass|
|2019||7 March 2019|| Capital FM |
The Capital FM Website
The Heart FM Website
The Global Awards ceremony was held on Thursday 1 March 2018 at London's Eventim Apollo.
It started at 7:30 pm. It was shown live on Capital TV and Heart TV. It was also available to watch on the Capital FM Website, on all the socials and on the radio. The Capital FM Global Awards radio schedule was as follows: Backstage on Capital Drive Time from 4pm GMT until 7pm GMT and then JJ, live from backstage from 7pm GMT chatting to the guests.
Capital TV was a British rolling-music television channel owned by Global as a visual brand extension of radio's Capital FM. The channel played current chart hits.
Heart TV was a British 24-hour pop music television channel owned by Global as a brand extension of radio's Heart network. The channel played music videos from the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.
Performances and special appearances from Sam Smith, Rita Ora, Kasabian, Martin Garrix, Andrea Bocelli and Liam Payne.
Samuel Frederick Smith is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. His subsequent feature—on Naughty Boy's "La La La"—earned him his first number one single in May 2013. In December 2013, he was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics' Choice Award and the BBC's Sound of 2014 poll, both of which he won.
Rita Sahatçiu Ora is a British singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to prominence in February 2012 when she featured on DJ Fresh's single "Hot Right Now", which reached number one in the UK. Her debut studio album, Ora, released in August 2012, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom. The album contained the UK number-one singles "R.I.P." and "How We Do (Party)". Ora was the artist with the most number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart in 2012, with three consecutive singles reaching the top position.
Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's original members were vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chris Karloff, and bassist Chris Edwards. The band's line-up was completed by drummer Ian Matthews in 2004 after a string of session drummers. Karloff left the band in 2006 and founded a new band called Black Onassis. Jay Mehler joined as touring lead guitarist in 2006. Mehler left the band for Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye in 2013, to be replaced by Tim Carter. In 2010 and 2014, Kasabian won the Q Awards for "Best Act in the World Today", while they were also named "Best Live Act" at the 2014 Q Awards and the 2007 and 2018 NME Awards. The band's music is often described as "indie rock", but Pizzorno has said he "hates indie bands" and does not feel Kasabian fit into that category.
Roman Kemp, Rochelle Humes and Myleene Klass hosted the ceremony.
Roman Kemp, is an English radio host and presenter for international radio network Capital FM. He was also the social media correspondent for The X Factor UK 2016.
Rochelle Eulah Eileen Humes is an English singer and television presenter, best known for her work in pop groups S Club Juniors and The Saturdays. Humes has achieved six Top 10 hits with S Club 8 and thirteen Top 10 hits with girl group The Saturdays, including number-one hit "What About Us".
Myleene Angela Klass is a British singer, pianist, and model. She was a member of the pop group Hear'Say, which released two studio albums and four singles, the first two of which reached number one in the UK singles chart. Klass independently released two solo classical crossover albums in 2003 and 2007.
The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk will bring together all Global’s radio stations including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Gold and LBC to celebrate the biggest and best-loved stars of music, news and entertainment on one huge night at London’s Eventim Apollo on March 7th.
Performances and special appearances from Little Mix, Lang Lang, Blossoms, Anne-Marie, Mark Ronson and Mabel.
According to The Global Awards website, the voters use a secure online website to vote.
LBC is a London-based national phone-in and talk radio station. It was the UK's first licensed commercial radio station, beginning broadcasting on Monday 8 October 1973, a week ahead of Capital Radio. The launch of LBC also saw the beginning of IRN's broadcasting, as LBC provided the service to independent local radio stations nationwide.
Free Radio Birmingham is an Independent Local Radio station serving Birmingham and surrounding areas. It is owned and operated by Bauer Radio and broadcasts on 96.4 FM and DAB Digital Radio, as well as online. The station is part of the Hits Radio Network, which broadcasts a mix of chart and contemporary hits alongside local news and information.
Trevor Ricardo Nelson, MBE is a British DJ and presenter.
Richard Park, is Group Executive Director and Director of Broadcasting at Global Media and Entertainment where he overseas all Global Brands including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, LBC, Classic FM, Smooth and Radio X. He was previously a media consultant and broadcaster in the UK.
Heart is a radio network of 22 adult contemporary local stations operated by Global in the United Kingdom, broadcasting a mix of local and networked programming. Nineteen of the Heart stations are owned by Global, while the other three are operated under franchise agreements.
Melvin Odoom is a British-Ghanaian comedian, radio DJ and television presenter.
Charlie Sloth is an English DJ, producer and TV presenter who was born in Camden Town and raised in Somers Town, North West London, England.
Marvin Richard James Humes is an English singer, disc jockey, television presenter and radio host who currently presents the Monday-Thursday late night show across the Capital Network. He previously hosted The Official Vodafone Big Top 40 chart show across UK commercial radio stations on a Sunday afternoon, between 2014 & 2018. He is best known as a former member of the boyband JLS, the runner-up boyband to Alexandra Burke in the fifth series of The X Factor. After a successful five years, JLS split in December 2013.
The Hum Award is a Pakistani accolade bestowed by the Hum Network Limited in recognition of excellence in television programming of Hum Television Entertainment, fashion and music industry of Pakistan. Winners are awarded the golden statue that represents the channel's logo, which is an Urdu character called 'Hum' and thus officially named the Hum Award of Merit. The awards were first presented in 2013 at a ceremony held at the Karachi Expo Centre. The Awards are the effort of the channel's CEO, Sultana Siddiqui, who announced the awards of her own channel dramas and for fashion and music industry in late 2012 and officially announced in front of the media on 12 February 2013.
Abrantee Boateng is a radio and television presenter, club DJ and event promoter. He is known professionally as DJ Abrantee and is one of the voices of urban radio station Capital Xtra in the United Kingdom.
A timeline of notable events relating to Global Radio, a British media company founded in 2007.
Victoria Nwayawu Nwosu-Hope, known as Vick Hope, is a television and radio presenter. She is best known for working on the Capital FM radio station where she hosts the Capital Breakfast Show. She also presents Carnage on Sky One, Trending Live on 4Music, FYI Daily on ITV2 and became the digital reporter for The Voice UK in 2018. As well as presenting, Hope works as a print and broadcast journalist for ITN and publications including The Argentina Independent and Marie Claire. In 2017 Hope won the Broadcasting Powerhouse Award at the Marie Claire Future Shapers Awards. She is a human rights activist and Amnesty International ambassador, having worked with the organisation since she was 16.
The 2019 Brit Awards will be held on 20 February 2019 at The O2 Arena in London. It will be the 39th edition of the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. On 26 November 2018, Jack Whitehall was announced as the host for the second year running. Sir David Adjaye was announced as the official designer of the BRIT statuette. In December 2018, it was announced that BBC Radio 1, Live Lounge and Top of the Pops host Clara Amfo hosted the BRITs Are Coming Nominations Launch Show on 12 January 2019. Clara Amfo and Alice Levine will be live from the Red Carpet before the Main Show on ITV2.
The 2018 Global Awards ceremony was held on Thursday 1 March 2018 at London's Eventim Apollo. It started at 7:30 pm. It was shown live on Capital TV and Heart TV. It was also available to watch on the Capital FM Website, on all the socials and on the radio. The Capital FM Global Awards radio schedule was as follows: Backstage on Capital Drive Time from 4pm GMT until 7pm GMT and then JJ, live from backstage from 7pm GMT chatting to the guests.
The 2019 Global Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 7 March 2019 at London's Eventim Apollo. This year's event will be sponsored by very.co.uk.