Full shortlist announced for The Global Awards 2023

The nominees in all 12 categories of the Global Awards have been announced this morning.

They include Rising Star, Best Group and Mass Appeal, reflecting content aired on Global’s radio stations and on Global Player.

Shortlisted podcasts include ‘That Peter Crouch Podcast’, ‘The Wittering Whitehalls’ with Michael and Hilary Whitehall, who attempt to solve everyday problems, and ‘The News Agents’ hosted by Emily Maitlis, Jon Sopel and Lewis Goodall.

Now in its sixth year, The Global Awards brings together all of Global’s radio stations including Capital, Heart, Smooth, Classic FM, Radio X, Capital XTRA, Capital Dance, Gold, as well as Global Player.

Harry Styles leads nominations, receiving five across four categories, closely followed by Aitch, who has received four nominations. Sam Fender and George Ezra are nominated in three categories, and other shortlisted artists include Anne-Marie, Becky Hill, D-Block Europe, Mimi Webb, RAYE, Stormzy, Tom Grennan and Wet Leg.

The Classical category includes the superstar piano virtuoso Lang Lang and the most-streamed classical artist of all time, Italian composer-pianist Ludovico Einaudi.

Ashley Tabor-King OBE, Global’s Founder & Executive President, said: “I love it when all of Global’s radio brands come together for The Global Awards, to celebrate the world’s most talented artists and broadcasters, when we take a moment to recognise music’s rising stars and when we honour the achievements of our listeners’ favourite artists, bands, DJs and podcasters.”

The winners will be announced on-air on Global’s radio stations on Friday 31st March and on Global Player.

See the full list of nominees here.