Diplo Crowned 'Best Dance Act' At The Global Awards 2022

14 April 2022, 07:00 | Updated: 14 April 2022, 07:05

The Global Award 2022 winners were announced on 14 April.
The Global Award 2022 winners were announced on 14 April. Picture: Capital Dance

Diplo fights off competition from MK, James Hype, Jodie Harsh and Kah-Lo to win 'Best Dance Act' at this year's global awards.

Now in its fifth year, The Global Awards brings together Global’s radio stations; Capital, Heart, Smooth, Classic FM, Radio X, Capital XTRA, Capital Dance and Gold, as well as Global Player, to honour the biggest stars of music, podcasting and entertainment.

Diplo crowned Best Dance Act
Diplo crowned Best Dance Act. Picture: Capital Dance

Dance music icon Diplo scooped up the 'Best Dance Act' award following an incredible run of releases including 'Don't Forget My Love' with Miguel, 'Forget About Me' with Aluna and Durante, 'Promises' with Paul Woolford and Kareen Lomax, and 'Don't Be Afraid' with Damian Lazarus.

He performed an unforgettable set during The Capital Weekender Live from Virgin Voyages in March.

Here's the complete list of Global Award winners in 2022:

Best Group

  • Biffy Clyro
  • Bts
  • Coldplay – winner
  • D-block Europe
  • Little Mix
  • Jonas Brothers

Best Male

  • Aitch
  • Arrdee
  • Dave
  • Ed Sheeran – winner
  • Joel Corry
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lil Nas X
  • The Weeknd
  • Years & Years

Best Female

  • Adele
  • Anne-Marie – winner
  • Becky Hill
  • Doja Cat
  • Mimi Webb
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Raye

Best Podcast

  • How To Fail With Elizabeth Day
  • My Therapist Ghosted Me – winner
  • Rob Beckett And Josh Widdicombe’s Parenting Hell
  • Sh**ged Married Annoyed With Chris & Rosie Ramsey
  • The High Performance Podcast

Best British Act

  • Adele
  • Anne-Marie
  • Becky Hill
  • Coldplay
  • Dave
  • Ed Sheeran – winner
  • Ksi
  • Sam Fender
  • Years & Years

Best Classical Artist

  • Freddie De Tommaso
  • Isata Kanneh-mason
  • John Williams – winner
  • Nicola Benedetti
  • Sheku Kanneh-mason

Best Hip Hop Or R&B

  • Central Cee
  • Dave – winner
  • Doja Cat
  • Russ Millions
  • Tion Wayne

Best Indie Act

  • Biffy Clyro
  • Florence + The Machine
  • Foo Fighters
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Sam Fender – winner
  • Stereophonics
  • Wolf Alice

Best Pop

  • Anne-Marie
  • Becky Hill
  • Justin Bieber – winner
  • Joel Corry
  • Mimi Webb
  • The Weeknd
  • Years & Years

Best Mass Appeal Artist

  • Adele
  • Anne-marie
  • Coldplay
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Elton John – winner

Best Dance Act

  • Diplo – winner
  • James Hype
  • Jodie Harsh
  • Kah-lo
  • Mk

Rising Star

  • A1 X J1
  • Arrdee
  • Becky Hill
  • Mimi Webb – winner
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Tate Mcrae
  • Tom Grennan

Special Award for Creativity

  • Lil Nas X

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