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John Legend To Host Global Citizen Prize Special

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International advocacy organization Global Citizen has announced that John Legend will serve as the host of the Global Citizen Prize award special 2020. The award ceremony will honor this year's most inspiring leaders and activists.

The Global Citizen Prize will be presented in the following categories: Global Citizen of the Year, Global Citizen Artist of the Year, Global Citizen Prize for World Leader, Global Citizen Prize for Business Leader, Global Citizen Prize for Philanthropy, Global Citizen Prize for Culture & Education, Global Citizen Prize for Activism and Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award.

"I'm so excited to be returning as host of Global Citizen Prize for the second year," said Legend. "2020 has challenged all of us in many ways, and I'm proud to be celebrating leaders who are supporting vulnerable communities, working to end extreme poverty, and inspiring others to take action for change."

The Global Citizen Prize broadcast special will air on December 19, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC in the United States and on CTV in Canada.

The Countdown to the Prize digital pre-show, hosted by Access Hollywood's Scott Evans, will stream at 7:30 p.m. ET on Facebook and Twitter.

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