This year’s Global Citizen Prize will be recognized across six categories, including: Global Citizen of the year, prize for world leader, prize for business leader, artist of the year, Cisco youth leadership award and the country hero award. Additionally, three new awards will be added: prize for philanthropy, prize for culture and education and prize for activism.
The organization also launched the #My2020Hero social media campaign, asking participants to spotlight the people in their lives who have done something special during this difficult year.
The broadcast special will air on Saturday, December 19, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC in the United States and CTV in Canada. Visit globalcitizen.org/prize for a full listing of global broadcast times. The Scott Evans-hosted pre-show, will stream at 7:30 p.m. ET on Facebook and Twitter.