Ed Sheeran & Lewis Capaldi Lead Global Awards Nominations 2020

5 February 2020, 09:00 | Updated: 5 March 2020, 14:38

Who is nominated at this year's The Global Awards?
Who is nominated at this year's The Global Awards? Picture: Capital

The Global Awards shortlist has just just been announced, and huge names including Stormzy, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes and Ed Sheeran are nominated, and you can vote for your winners now!

The biggest stars of music, news and entertainment will be crowned the winners of the Global Awards 2020 With Very.co.uk on March 5th at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, and the shortlist has just been announced, with Ed Sheeran and Lewis Capaldi taking the leads with nominations!

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After a huge year, 23-year-old Scottish superstar Lewis Capaldi joins one of the biggest selling artists on the planet, Ed Sheeran in receiving the most Global Awards nominations- the pair go head to head in four categories, Best Male, Best British Act, Best Mass Appeal Artist and Best Song of 2019!

After winning two gongs at last year’s awards, chart-topping sensation Dua Lipa will hope to retain her Best Female and Best British Act titles this year and add Best Pop to her Global Awards accolades.

After a phenomenal year, Aitch will also look to do the hat-trick after receiving nominations for the Rising Star Award and Best Song of 2019 for his top ten track, Taste (Make it Shake).

The 20-year-old also faces one of UK's most successful and celebrated artists Stormzy - who also receives three nominations - in the Best Hip Hop or R&B category.

Shawn Mendes is also amongst the second most nominated artists, up for Best Male, Best Pop and Best Song of 2019 for ‘Senorita’ with Camila Cabello- who is performing on the night!


BEST GROUP (category judged by committee)

Jonas Brothers


Maroon 5


Little Mix

BEST MALE (category judged by committee)

Ed Sheeran

Shawn Mendes

Lewis Capaldi


Harry Styles

BEST FEMALE (category judged by committee)

Dua Lipa

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande


Camila Cabello

BEST PODCAST (category judged by public vote)

My Dad Wrote A Porno

Sh**ged Married Annoyed

Off Menu

YouTuber News

The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X Podcast

BEST BRITISH ACT (judged by committee) Ed Sheeran Lewis Capaldi Sam Smith Stormzy Dua Lipa

BEST CLASSICAL ARTIST (category judged by public vote)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Gareth Malone
Alma Deutscher
Russell Watson

BEST HIP HOP OR R&B (category judged by public vote)
Post Malone
Chris Brown

BEST INDIE ACT (judged by public vote)
Sam Fender
The 1975
Twenty One Pilots
Florence & The Machine

BEST POP (category judged by committee)
Shawn Mendes
Dua Lipa
Jax Jones
Tones & I
Rita Ora

BEST MASS APPEAL ARTIST (category judged by committee)
Ed Sheeran
Tom Walker
Lewis Capaldi
Taylor Swift
Freya Ridings

(category judged by public vote) includes the five most played songs of 2019 from The Official Big Top 40, the UK’s biggest chart show.
P!nk - Walk Me Home
Harry Styles - Lights Up
Panic! At The Disco - High Hopes
Aitch - Taste (Make It Shake)
Billie Eilish - bad guy
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care
Tones & I – Dance Monkey
Kygo x Whitney Houston – Higher Love
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Senorita
Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved

RISING STAR (category judged by committee)
Young T & Bugsey
Lauv Tones & I Aitch Lizzo

This category recognises the best in news reporting or a news moment that really stood out in 2019, as suggested by LBC listeners.

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 2018 – December 11th 2019. The winner will be revealed on the night of The Global Awards 2020 with Very.co.uk

You can grab your tickets to the big night right now from global.com priced at £49.99 (plus booking fees)!

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