Kemp, Klass and Humes to host Global Awards

Global presenters Roman Kemp, Myleene Klass and Rochelle Humes have been announced as hosts of The Global Awards.

All of Global’s stations, Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Gold and LBC are heavily promoting the event, which will also broadcast live on Capital TV and Heartv. It will also be in the Global Player app and on station websites.

The three radio presenters – Capital Breakfast’s Roman Kemp, Heart’s Rochelle Humes and Classic FM and Smooth presenter Myleene Klass – will take to the stage on Thursday night for the first ever public awards ceremony by Global, taking place at London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.

The Global Awards will feature performances from Rita Ora, Sam Smith, Kasabian, Andrea Bocelli, Martin Garrix and Liam Payne.

Here are the nominations:

1. Best Song (public vote)

Camila Cabello, Havana (feat. Young Thug)

Ed Sheeran, Shape Of You

Little Mix, Power (feat. Stormzy)

Niall Horan, Slow Hands

Shawn Mendes, There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back

2. Best Group (public vote)

Clean Bandit


Little Mix

Take That

The Chainsmokers

3. Best Male (public vote)

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Liam Payne

Niall Horan

Shawn Mendes

4. Best Female (public vote)

Ariana Grande

Camila Cabello

Dua Lipa

Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

5. Best British Artist or Group (public vote)

Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran

Liam Gallagher

Liam Payne

Little Mix

6. Best News Moment, Interview or Debate (public nomination)

This category recognises the best in news reporting and journalism, nominated by the public. The winner will be revealed on the night of The Global Awards.

7. Rising Star Award

Dua Lipa

Jax Jones


Stefflon Don


8. Best Classical Artist

Andrea Bocelli

André Rieu

Ji Liu

Nicola Benedetti

The Ayoub Sisters

9. 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 2016 to December 11th 2017. The big winner will be revealed on the night of The Global Awards.

10. Mass Appeal Award

Ed Sheeran

James Arthur


Paloma Faith

Sam Smith

11. Social Media Superstar

Cameron Dallas

Caspar Lee


Oli White


12. Best RnB, Hip-Hop or Grime


J Hus


Post Malone


13. Best Pop Dance

Calvin Harris

Craig David

David Guetta

Martin Garrix


14. Best Indie


Florence + The Machine


Liam Gallagher

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

15. Best Pop

Charlie Puth

Liam Payne

Little Mix

Rita Ora

Shawn Mendes

16. The Global Special Award

This award recognises someone who has made a special contribution to music, news or entertainment. This could be someone who has had an outstanding year, someone who has made a remarkable contribution over a longer period of time.

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  1. Joe Smith says

    Meaningless awards.

  2. Charlie Reynolds says

    Aw. I wanted Jamie and Emma from Heart to host this! GRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!

  3. David says

    So true Joe

  4. Lee says

    Rubbish and totally meaningless awards. Full of self promotion and way for global to make money.

  5. Radio Producer says

    Nothing to see here….
    Move along……

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