The Rolling Stones, Noel Gallagher, Blink-182, Nothing But Thieves & more nominated for The Global Awards 2024

4 March 2024, 06:02 | Updated: 5 March 2024, 11:56

The Rolling Stones, Noel Gallagher, Blink-182 and Nothing But Thieves are among the nominees in The Global Awards 2024
The Rolling Stones, Noel Gallagher, Blink-182 and Nothing But Thieves are among the nominees in The Global Awards 2024. Picture: Global/Press
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By Radio X

The winners will be announced on-air on Global’s radio stations and on Global Player on Friday 22nd March 2024.

Global, the Media & Entertainment group, today (Monday 4th March 2024) has revealed the shortlist for The Global Awards 2024, celebrating the biggest stars of music and entertainment across 15 exciting categories, including Best Rock & Indie, Best Song, Rising Star, Best Male, Best Female, Best Group and more.

The categories reflect the content aired on Global’s radio stations and on Global Player, and winners will be announced on-air on Global’s radio stations and on Global Player on Friday 22nd March 2024.

Find out more about Global Player here

Entering its seventh successive 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, to celebrate the biggest stars of music, podcasting and entertainment across a wide range of genres.

After a sensational year, RAYE leads the nominations for The Global Awards, receiving six nominations across six different categories. International pop superstars Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo follow, with four nominations each, as do Calvin Harris, Doja Cat, Ed Sheeran, Dave, and Tate McRae.

The Best Rock & Indie category includes bands legendary US rockers Blink 182 and Foo Fighters, alongside UK legends Blur and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, as well as our Radio X Record of the Year 2023 winners Nothing But Thieves.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Blur and Blink 182 are among the nominees in the Best Rock and Indie category
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Blur and Blink 182 are among the nominees in the Best Rock and Indie category. Picture: Press

Meanwhile Foo Fighters and Nothing But Thieves also receive a nod in the Best Group category, where they are shortlisted among Busted, Jonas Brothers, Rudimental and Take That.

Foo Fighters and Nothing But Thieves are both in the Best Rock & Indie and Best Group categories
Foo Fighters and Nothing But Thieves are both in the Best Rock & Indie and Best Group categories. Picture: Getty/Press

The Global Legend category sees the likes of The Rolling Stones, Queen, Bruce Springsteen and Elton John shortlisted alongside ABBA, Dolly Parton, Madonna, the late Tina Turner and more.

Queen, The Rolling Stones and Elton John are among the nominees for Global Legend
Queen, The Rolling Stones and Elton John are among the nominees for Global Legend award. Picture: Getty/ UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP/Rocket Entertainment/Ben Gibson

Shortlisted podcasts for the Best Podcast category include My Therapist Ghosted Me with Vogue Williams and Joanne McNally, Filthy Ritual with Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala and The News Agents hosted by Emily Maitlis, Jon Sopel and Lewis Goodall.

Ashley Tabor-King CBE, Global’s Founder & Executive President, said: “Bringing all of Global’s radio brands together and celebrating the best music, artists and entertainment content that we have to offer, is exactly what The Global Awards are all about. Not only do The Global Awards put a spotlight on some of the world’s most talented artists and broadcasters, but they also recognise the brightest new talent coming up through the industry. I am delighted to see Global honouring the achievements of our listeners’ favourite roster of artists, podcasters, DJs and broadcasters for the seventh year running.”

Listeners can vote for the Best Fans category on Global Player now!

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

THE GLOBAL AWARDS 2024 SHORTLIST NOMINEES

(Categories judged by industry panel)

  1. MOST PLAYED

    • Awarded to the artist responsible to the most played song on Global's stations in 2023.
  2. BEST ROCK & INDIE

    • Blink-182
    • Blur
    • Foo Fighters
    • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
    • Nothing But Thieves
  3. BEST GROUP

    • Busted
    • Foo Fighters
    • Jonas Brothers
    • Nothing But Thieves
    • Rudimental
    • Take That
  4. BEST BRTISH ACT

    • Becky Hill
    • Calvin Harris
    • Central Cee
    • Dave
    • Dua Lipa
    • Ed Sheeran
    • Leigh-Anne
    • Lewis Capaldi
    • RAYE
    • Tom Grennan
  5. BEST MALE

    • Calvin Harris
    • Dave
    • David Guetta
    • Drake
    • Ed Sheeran
    • Harry Styles
    • Jax Jones
    • Joel Corry
    • Stormzy
    • The Weeknd
    • Tom Grennan
  6. BEST FEMALE

    • Anne-Marie
    • Beyoncé
    • Doja Cat
    • Dua Lipa
    • Leigh-Anne
    • Miley Cyrus
    • Olivia Rodrigo
    • RAYE
    • Tate McRae
    • Taylor Swift
    • Zara Larsson
  7. RISING STAR

    • AntsLive
    • Caity Baser
    • Jazzy
    • Kenya Grace
    • Madison Beer
    • Noah Kahan
    • Paul Russell
    • Reneé Rapp
    • Sabrina Carpenter
    • Tate McRae
    • Teddy Swims
    • Tyla
    • Venbee
  8. BEST CLASSICAL ARTIST

    • Abel Selaocoe
    • Anna Lapwood
    • Malakai Bayoh
    • Lise Davidsen
  9. BEST SONG

    • Anne-Marie – UNHEALTHY (feat. Shania Twain)
    • Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding - Miracle
    • cassö, RAYE, D-Block Europe - Prada
    • Dave & Central Cee - Sprinter
    • Doja Cat - Paint The Town Red
    • Dua Lipa - Dance The Night
    • Ed Sheeran - Eyes Closed
    • J Hus - Who Told You
    • Jack Harlow - Lovin On Me
    • Jazzy - Giving Me
    • Kenya Grace - Strangers
    • Kylie Minogue - Padam Padam
    • Lewis Capaldi - Wish You The Best
    • Miley Cyrus - Flowers
    • Olivia Rodrigo - Vampire
    • PinkPantheress - Boy’s A Liar
    • Rudimental - Dancing Is Healing
    • Tate McRae - Greedy
    • Taylor Swift - Karma
    • Tom Grennan - How Does It Feel
    • Zara Larsson - Can't Tame Her
  10. BEST HIP HOP AND RNB

    • Beyoncé
    • Central Cee
    • Chris Brown
    • D-Block Europe
    • Dave
    • Doja Cat
    • Drake
    • J Hus
    • RAYE
    • SZA
  11. BEST POP

    • Anne-Marie
    • Ed Sheeran
    • Harry Styles
    • Jonas Brothers
    • Leigh-Anne
    • Miley Cyrus
    • Olivia Rodrigo
    • RAYE
    • Tate McRae
    • Taylor Swift
    • Zara Larsson
  12. BEST DANCE

    • Becky Hill
    • Calvin Harris
    • Chase & Status
    • David Guetta
    • Fred again..
    • James Hype
    • Jazzy
    • Rudimental
    • Venbee
  13. BEST PODCAST

    • The News Agents
    • The News Agents - USA
    • Filthy Ritual
    • Rachel Johnson’s Difficult Women
    • My Therapist Ghosted Me
    • For The Many
    • Full Disclosure
    • The Rest Is Politics
    • Big Fish with Spencer Matthews
    • ZOE Science & Nutrition
    • The Wittering Whitehalls
    • We Can Be Weirdos
  14. GLOBAL LEGEND

    • ABBA
    • Barry Manilow
    • Billy Joel
    • Bruce Springsteen
    • Cher
    • Dolly Parton
    • Elton John
    • Elvis
    • George Michael
    • Lionel Richie
    • Madonna
    • Michael Jackson
    • Queen
    • Rod Stewart
    • Take That
    • The Rolling Stones
    • Tina Turner
  15. BEST FANS (PUBLIC VOTE)

    • Ariana Grande
    • Beyoncé
    • Billie Eilish
    • Doja Cat
    • Harry Styles
    • Ice Spice
    • Jung Kook
    • Olivia Rodrigo
    • RAYE
    • Sabrina Carpenter
    • Taylor Swift

Read the full list of nominees for The Global Awards 2024 here

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