Why Global Citizens Should Care
As the world faces COVID-19, climate change, and a reckoning on racial justice, it couldn’t be more important to recognize and celebrate inspirational leaders and activists around the world, leading us all in the effort to shape a world that is fair, just, and equal. Join the movement by taking action here to help achieve the UN’s Global Goals to end extreme poverty, and click here to find out all you need to know about Global Citizen Prize — and how you can get involved! 

Global Citizen Prize is nearly here, and we’re so excited for Global Citizens around the world to join us in celebrating some of this year’s most inspiring leaders and activists. 

The award ceremony — hosted for a second year by John Legend — honors leaders across government, business, philanthropy, the arts and entertainment, and more, as well as among Global Citizens and young people globally. 

As well as shining a light on extraordinary individuals leading the way in the fight to end extreme poverty and its systemic causes, Global Citizen Prize will see performances from Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, and Tori Kelly; and appearances from John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. 

The broadcast special will air on Dec. 19, 2020, at 8 p.m. ET / 7:30 pm PT on NBC in the United States and CTV in Canada; as well as Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, SABC, Sky Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa, Viacom, and Vodafone, in Africa, Asia, Canada, Central America, India, Europe, and the UK. 

You can find out more about Global Citizen Prize here — and read on to find out how, wherever in the world you are, you’ll be able to join us to celebrate strong leadership and inspiring activism, reminding us all that, together, we’ll come out of this year stronger than ever.

Digital 

Twitter

When: Tune in to watch the Countdown to the Prize pre-show on Global Citizen’s Twitter, on Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Tune in to watch the Global Citizen Prize ceremony on Twitter on Dec. 20, 11:30 p.m. ET.

Facebook

When: Tune in to watch the Countdown to the Prize pre-show on Global Citizen’s Facebook, on Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Tune in to watch the Global Citizen Prize ceremony on Facebook on Dec. 20, 11:30 p.m. ET.

YouTube

When: Tune in to watch the Countdown to the Prize pre-show on Global Citizen’s YouTube, on Dec. 19, at 11 p.m. ET. Tune in to watch the Global Citizen Prize ceremony on YouTube on Dec. 20, 11:30 p.m. ET.

There will be a further digital premiere for Global Citizens in Europe and Africa, on Dec. 20. You can join us from across Europe on our UK Facebook here at 6 p.m. GMT. You can join our Facebook Watch Party here in Germany at 7 p.m. CET. And you can join us across Africa on Facebook here, at 8 p.m. SAST. 


Multi-region 

Insight TV 

Where: Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, North America

When:To find out how and when to tune in where you are, click here.

Digicel

Where: Caribbean, South Pacific, Central America 

When: Tune in on TV WAN at 8:15 p.m. ET; and Catch, PlayGO Live, Loop, and D'Music at 8 p.m. ET.

Viacom

Where: Europe, Asia, Middle East, Central, and Latin America

How: Tune in on MTV channels globally, and VH1 in India. 

When: To find out when to tune in where you are, click here.


Africa 

SABC 

Where: South Africa 

When: Dec. 20, 9:30 p.m. SAST

TRACE Anglophone West & East Africa 

Where: Nigeria, Ghana, and East Africa 

When: Tune in on Dec. 21, at 9 p.m. local time on TRACE Mziki; on TRACE Naija; and on TRACE Jama.


Asia 

Mediacorp

Where: Singapore

When: Tune in on Channel 5 on Dec. 31, at 9:30 p.m. SST; on meWATCH on Dec. 20, at 9 a.m. SST; or on meListen on Dec. 20, at 9 a.m. SST. 


Europe 

Sky Media

Where: UK 

When: Tune in on Sky One on Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. GMT


Latin America

Albavision

Where: Central & Latin America

When: To find out when and how to tune in where you are, click here.

Multimedios Televisión

Where: Mexico 

When: Jan. 1, 2021, at 10:30 p.m. CST

How: Channel 6 Mexico


North America

NBC 

When: Dec. 19, 8 p.m. ET

MSNBC

When: Dec. 20, 10 p.m. ET; and again on Jan 1, 12 a.m. ET (New Year's Eve) 

Bell Media (CTV) 

Where: Canada

When: Dec. 19, 8 p.m. ET 


Join Global Citizen on December 19, 2020, to celebrate the leaders among us who have stepped up against a backdrop of unprecedented global challenges to take action for the world we want — a world that is fair, just, and equal.

The broadcast and digitally streamed award ceremony will also feature inspirational stories of human strength and unforgettable performances that will bring together artists, activists, and global leaders to remind each of us that, together, we will come out of this year stronger. Find out more about the Global Citizen Prize here.

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