How to enjoy the Jazz FM Awards

The fifth edition of the ceremony takes place on Monday 30th April evening at Shoreditch Town Hall in the centre of London.

On the night, our hosts Jez Nelson and Chris Philips along with a star studded line up of award’s presenters will announce the winners of all 11 categories including the three public vote categories.   We’ll also have over the PPL Lifetime Acheivement Award to Dame Cleo Laine, the Impact Award to George Benson and the PRS For Music Award to Pat Metheny.   Performing on the night with be Cecile McLorin Salvant, Nubya Garcia and Esperanza Spalding under the Musical Directosrship of Ashley Henry and the Jazz FM Award’s House Band.

There are various ways for you to enjoy the Jazz FM Awards 2018, depending on the level of what you want.

You can see the event and the excitement unfolds on our Facebook page with Nigel Williams providing the commentary. Click here.

If you want to embrace the entire evening, then from 7pm, Nigel Williams will host an exclusive pop-up stream here (link to player link).  He’ll be backstage before the event, hearing from the performers, guests, nominees and hosts before the ceremony starts at 7.30, which will continue for you to hear until the end.  The great news is that we’ll keep this full programme available until 7th May for you to enjoy again and again.

However, if you just want the highlights, Nigel will hot foot to our purpose built studio at Shoreditch Town Hall at 9 to present a special highlights show with winners interviews and those performances recorded live on stage. Listen here from 7.30pm on Monday 30th April.