The Global Awards are back

19 December 2018, 07:59 | Updated: 19 December 2018, 09:13

Global Awards 2019
Global Awards 2019. Picture: Global

By Woodrow Whyte

Time to cast your votes!

Following a hugely successful inaugural year in 2018, we are proud to announce the return of The Global Awards with Very.co.uk.

From today, you’ll be able to vote for your favourite artists and celebrities along with a panel of industry experts across a host of popular categories. To vote simply download the Global Player app or visit www.global.com/awards. 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 Very.co.uk.

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, Calvin Harris, Anne-Marie, Ariana Grande, Liam Payne, Arctic Monkeys, Tom Grennan and Florence + the Machine.

Several YouTubers have been nominated in the social media superstar award too, including Caspar Lee, Colleen Ballinger and Zoella.

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Homegrown breakthrough talent is also celebrated in the longlist with South London rapper Dave receiving four nominations and Gerry Cinnamon, Freya Ridings, Hardy Caprio and Jade Bird longlisted in two categories each. 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.

So, which stars and songs did you fall in love with in 2018? We want to know! To vote, simply download the Global Player app or visit https://vote.global.com