About the 2018 Global awards

The Global Awards will bring together the UK’s best loved radio stations including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, LBC and Gold with the awards categories reflecting the music, programmes and news aired on each station.

After a huge year in music and entertainment, we want to give YOU the chance to vote for your favourites of 2017. From Wednesday 20th December you will be able to look at this year’s categories and nominees on our ‘Categories’ page, before casting your all-important votes.

The Global Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday March 1st, 2018, at London’s Eventim Apollo. Join us for an extraordinary night with performances and special appearances from Sam Smith, Rita Ora, Kasabian, Martin Garrix, Andrea Bocelli and more.


Who is Global?

Global is one of the world’s leading media & entertainment groups, reaching more than 31 million people every week across the UK.

We’ve built some of the UK’s biggest radio stations and media brands including Heart, Capital, Smooth, Classic FM, LBC, Capital XTRA, Radio X and Gold - more than half the UK population tune in every single week!

Global runs hundreds of the UK’s biggest and best music events and festivals every year, including Capital’s Summertime Ball at Wembley Stadium and The Jingle Bell Ball at London’s O2.

All Global’s brands are now available in its new world class app, the Global Player, available in the App store for iOS and Apple TV, and Google Play store for Android. Simply put, we're obsessed with radio, music and entertainment!