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06 April 2022

Ed Sheeran, Adele Among Acts Nominated For 2022 Global Awards

Ed Sheeran Global Awards 2022
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Ed Sheeran and Adele are among the acts nominated at the 2022 Global Awards.

The annual ceremony is returning on April 14 and will see the biggest names in music go head-to-head. The winners will be revealed on-air, online and on Global Player.

Adele is set to contest Anne-Marie, Becky Hill, Doja Cat, Mimi Webb, Olivia Rodrigo, and Raye for Best Female, while the pop superstar is also up for Best British Act and Best Mass Appeal Artist. Anne-Marie and Becky Hill have earned the most nominations, with four nods apiece.

As well as both being shortlisted for Best Female, Best Pop and Best British Act, Anne-Marie is up for Best Mass Appeal Artist and Becky Hill is nominated for the Rising Star prize. She is up against Mimi Webb, Olivia Rodrigo, Tate McRae, Tom Grennan, A1 X J1, and Arrdee for the latter prize.

As for Ed Sheeran, the chart-topper will contest Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X, The Weeknd, Years Years, Joel Corry, Dave, Aitch and Arrdee for Best Male. Sheeran could also be crowned Best British Act and Best Mass Appeal Artist.

Little Mix are among the nominees for Best Group alongside Biffy Clyro, BTS, Coldplay, D-block Europe and Jonas Brothers.

Sam Fender is up for Best British Act and Best Indie Act. Coldplay, Dave, KSI, and Years Years are also among the contenders for Best British Act.

Sir Elton John received a nod for Best Mass Appeal Artist, which will see the music legend go head-to-head with Adele, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran and Anne-Marie.

The awards will also see the recipient of the Most Played Song on Global’s radio stations in 2022 announced.

Ashley Tabor-King OBE, Global’s Founder and Executive President, commented: “The Global Awards brings together all Global’s radio brands in celebration of the world’s most talented artists and broadcasters. We’ll be honouring the achievements of some of our listeners’ favourite artists, bands, DJs, podcasters and some of music’s brightest rising stars, across a whole host of genres.”

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