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December 11, 2020

Global Citizen Prize Awards 2020

Global Citizen Prize

Global Citizen Prize

Global Citizen Prize

Photo: Guests pose in the audience during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Image copyright © 2018 Getty Images. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Image provided by Global Citizen.

Global Citizen Prize

Photo: Jennifer Hudson performs during the Global Goal: Unite For Our Future - Summit & Concert on June 27, 2020. Photo by Getty Images for Global Citizen. Image provided by & copyright © 2020 Global Citizen.

New York, NY, December 10, 2020 — International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, and Tori Kelly would perform at the Global Citizen Prize award special on December 19, 2020. There would be appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. John Legend will also serve as host of the broadcast event, which will celebrate and honor leaders who shape the world we want and do pivotal work to help end extreme poverty.

The Global Citizen Prize honors those making extraordinary efforts to lift the world’s most vulnerable and make the world a better place, and who inspire others to stand up and take action. The broadcast special will premiere on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 8:00 P.M. ET on NBC in the United States and CTV in Canada. The Global Citizen Prize will also air on MSNBC on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 10:00 P.M. ET, with a second airing on New Year’s Eve at midnight. Albavision in Central and Latin America, Digicel in The Caribbean, South Pacific and Central America, Insight TV in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Mediacorp in Singapore, SABC in South Africa, and SKY Media in the United Kingdom would also air the award. TRACE Anglophone West Africa in Nigeria, Ghana and East Africa, MTV International on select channels in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Vodafone in Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Asia would also broadcast the awards. The Global Citizen Prize show will also be available digitally on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube following its airing on NBC.

The Countdown to the Prize digital pre-show, hosted by Access Hollywood’s Scott Evans, will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the artists, special packages on the Prize winners, and a virtual red carpet, streaming at 7:30 P.M. ET on Facebook and Twitter.

Partners of the Global Citizen Prize include Cisco, P&G, and Citi. Global Citizen would present this year’s Global Citizen Prize across six categories:

  1. Global Citizen of the Year
  2. Global Citizen Prize for World Leader
  3. Global Citizen Prize for Business Leader
  4. Global Citizen Artist of the Year
  5. Cisco Youth Leadership Award and the
  6. Global Citizen Country Hero Award.


Also, the Global Citizen Prize is introducing three other awards to recognize individuals or organizations who have demonstrated extraordinary impact over the preceding year, creating positive change and inspiring others through compassion, innovation, and unwavering dedication in their respective fields.

They include:

Since the first Global Citizen Festival in New York in 2012, Global Citizen has grown into one of the largest, most visible platforms for people worldwide. It calls on world leaders to honor their responsibilities in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and ending extreme poverty by 2030. Global Citizens have mobilized $48.5 billion in commitments and policy announcements from leaders, and it has impacted the lives of 880 million people living in extreme poverty.

Source: Global Citizen

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