The 16 categories for The Global Awards have been unveiled with a line-up that reflects its range of radio stations. The longlist has also been revealed for the awards, which range from classical music to grime.
Sam Smith, Rita Ora, Kasabian, Andrea Bocelli and Martin Garrix have already been confirmed to perform at the inaugural event at Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo on March 1.
The Global Awards brings together all Global’s radio stations, including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Gold and LBC. The public and a panel of industry experts will get to vote for the winners.
The awards categories are below and the longlist is available to view when voting via Global’s website.
Best Song (public vote)
Best Group (public vote)
Best Male (public vote)
Best Female (public vote)
Best British Artist or Group (public vote)
Best News Moment, Interview or Debate (public entry to determine shortlist)
Rising Star Award
Best Classical Artist
Most Played Song
Mass Appeal Award
Social Media Superstar
Best RnB, Hip Hop or Grime
Best Pop Dance
The Global Special Award