|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.
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 is a network of eleven independent contemporary hit radio stations in the United Kingdom, broadcasting a mix of local and networked programming. Nine 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.
|2018||1 March 2018||Hammersmith Apollo|| Capital FM |
|N/A||Roman Kemp||Rochelle Humes||Myleene Klass|
|2019||7 March 2019|| Capital FM |
The Global Awards 2018 ceremony was held on Thursday 1 March 2018 at London's Eventim Apollo.
It started at 7:30 pm and 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 an English 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 national radio network Capital FM.
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 where she serves as a vocalist. 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 brought 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.
There were performances and guest appearances from Little Mix, Lang Lang, Blossoms, Anne-Marie, Mark Ronson and Mabel.Roman Kemp, Rochelle Humes and Myleene Klass returned to host the ceremony.
According to the Global Awards website, the voters use a secure online website to vote.Each voter is allowed to vote up to 5 times.
Heart Kent was a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network. It broadcast to Kent from studios at John Wilson Business Park in Whitstable.
Heart London is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network.
The Classic BRIT Awards are an annual awards ceremony held in the United Kingdom covering aspects of classical and crossover music, and are the equivalent of popular music's Brit Awards.
GCap Media was a British commercial radio company formed from the merger of the Capital Radio Group and GWR Group. The merger was completed in May 2005. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. On 31 March 2008 the company agreed a takeover by Global Radio for £375 million. This was completed on 6 June 2008, and the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Radio.
James Edward O'Brien is a British radio presenter and podcaster. He is one of the presenters on talk station LBC, presenting on weekdays between 10 am and 1 pm, hosting a phone-in discussion of current affairs and news, views and real-life experiences. He hosted a weekly interview series with JOE titled Unfiltered with James O'Brien. He has previously occasionally presented Newsnight for the BBC.
Michael James Whale, known professionally as James Whale, is an English radio personality, television presenter, podcast host and author. He gained initial prominence in the 1980s as the host of The James Whale Radio Show on Radio Aire in Leeds, which was simulcast on national television. From 1995 to 2008, Whale hosted a night time radio show on talkSPORT, followed by stints on LBC 97.3 and various BBC radio stations.
Melvin O'Doom is a Ghanaian comedian, radio DJ and television presenter.
Capital Yorkshire is a regional radio station owned by Global as part of the Capital network. It broadcasts to South & West Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire from studios in Leeds, West Yorkshire, 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 Summertime Ball is a mini-festival in London, held each first or second Saturday of June by the radio station Capital. The first ball was at Emirates Stadium in 2009, and it has since been held at Wembley Stadium. It is promoted and broadcast by the Capital network. There have been four different sponsors since its first event. From 2012 until 2018, Vodafone was the sponsor. In 2009, Barclaycard sponsored the ball. In 2010 ASOS.com sponsored the event, with Starbucks sponsoring the event in 2011 and Apple Music sponsoring the event in 2019.
A timeline of notable events relating to Global Radio, a British media company founded in 2007.
The 2019 Brit Awards were held on 20 February 2019 at The O2 Arena in London. It was 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 was 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 and 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 was held on Thursday 7 March 2019 at London's Eventim Apollo and was sponsored by very.co.uk.