Antiguan descendant and Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason wins Best Classical Artist at The Global Awards 2020
March 5, 2020
(Classicfm) – The chart-topping cellist picked up the award at the glitzy ceremony, which took place at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo in London on Thursday 5 March.
“It’s such an honour,” Sheku said in his acceptance speech. “I’d firstly like to thank my teacher, Hannah Roberts, for always inspiring me. And everyone at the Royal Academy of Music where I study. I want to thank everyone at Decca Classics and my management.
“But most importantly, I want to thank my family. My dad’s here and I want to thank my mum as well, and my brother, and all my sisters.”
Classic FM presenter Myleene Klass co-hosted the annual awards show, which recognises some of the most exciting names in music.
They joined artists from all Global’s radio stations including Smooth, Gold, Heart, Radio X, Capital, Capital XTRA and LBC to celebrate the biggest stars of news and entertainment.
Source: Daily Observer