Ed Sheeran, Dave, Becky Hill and Anne-Marie among stars nominated for Global Awards 2022

The shortlisted artists and podcasters for The Global Awards 2022, across a range of categories have been unveiled on air, online and on Global Player today.

Two of the biggest British breakthrough stars in recent years, Anne-Marie and Becky Hill lead in receiving the most Global Awards nominations with nods in four categories each, closely followed by Ed Sheeran, Joel Corry, Dave, Adele, Coldplay and Mimi Webb, who are nominated in three categories. Other shortlisted artists include Sam Fender, Doja Cat, Years & Years, Aitch, The Weeknd, Olivia Rodrigo, Jodie Harsh and ArrDee.

Short-listed podcasts include ‘How to Fail with Elizabeth Day’, Rob Beckett and Josh Widdecombe’s ‘Parenting Hell’, and ‘My Therapist Ghosted Me’, hosted by Vogue Williams and Joanne McNally. The Classical category features nods for the legendary composer John Williams in his 90th year, as well as Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who goes head to head with his sister Isata.

Now in its fifth year, The Global Awards brings together Global’s radio stations including Capital, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Capital XTRA, Capital Dance, Gold, as well as Global Player, to celebrate the biggest stars of music, podcasting and entertainment across a wide range of genres.

The categories reflect the content aired on these radio stations and the winners will be revealed on-air, online and on Global Player on Thursday 14 April 2022.

Ashley Tabor-King OBE, Global’s Founder & Executive President, said: “The Global Awards brings together all Global’s radio brands in celebration of the world’s most talented artists and broadcasters. We’ll be honouring the achievements of some of our listeners’ favourite artists, bands, DJs, podcasters and some of music’s brightest rising stars, across a whole host of genres.”

THE GLOBAL AWARDS 2022

SHORTLIST NOMINEES (categories judged by industry panel)

BEST GROUP 

BIFFY CLYRO
BTS
COLDPLAY
D-BLOCK EUROPE
LITTLE MIX
JONAS BROTHERS

 BEST MALE

AITCH
ARRDEE
DAVE
ED SHEERAN
JOEL CORRY
JUSTIN BIEBER
LIL NAS X
THE WEEKND
YEARS & YEARS

 BEST FEMALE

ADELE
ANNE-MARIE
BECKY HILL
DOJA CAT
MIMI WEBB
OLIVIA RODRIGO
RAYE

BEST PODCAST 

HOW TO FAIL WITH ELIZABETH DAY
MY THERAPIST GHOSTED ME
ROB BECKETT AND JOSH WIDDICOMBE’S PARENTING HELL
SH**GED MARRIED ANNOYED WITH CHRIS & ROSIE RAMSEY
THE HIGH PERFORMANCE PODCAST

 BEST BRITISH ACT

ADELE
ANNE-MARIE
BECKY HILL
COLDPLAY
DAVE
ED SHEERAN
KSI
SAM FENDER
YEARS & YEARS

BEST CLASSICAL ARTIST 

FREDDIE DE TOMMASO
ISATA KANNEH-MASON
JOHN WILLIAMS
NICOLA BENEDETTI
SHEKU KANNEH-MASON

 BEST HIP HOP OR R&B 

CENTRAL CEE
DAVE
DOJA CAT
RUSS MILLIONS
TION WAYNE

 BEST INDIE ACT 

BIFFY CLYRO
FLORENCE + THE MACHINE
FOO FIGHTERS
LIAM GALLAGHER
SAM FENDER
STEREOPHONICS
WOLF ALICE

 BEST POP

ANNE-MARIE
BECKY HILL
JUSTIN BIEBER
JOEL CORRY
MIMI WEBB
THE WEEKND
YEARS & YEARS

 BEST MASS APPEAL ARTIST

ADELE
ANNE-MARIE
COLDPLAY
ED SHEERAN
ELTON JOHN

BEST DANCE ACT

DIPLO
JAMES HYPE
JODIE HARSH
KAH-LO
MK

 RISING STAR

A1 x J1
ARRDEE
BECKY HILL
MIMI WEBB
OLIVIA RODRIGO
TATE MCRAE
TOM GRENNAN

 MOST PLAYED SONG

Awarded to the artist responsible for the Most Played Song on Global’s radio stations in 2021.

 

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