Global Citizen announced on Tuesday (Nov. 17) that John Legend will return as host for its second Global Citizen Prize awards special.
The event, which honors those who help the most vulnerable and make the world a better place, will feature a number of musical performances, collaborations and inspirational videos of action and impact.
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 broadcast special will air on Saturday, December 19, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC in the United States and Bell Media in Canada. The Scott Evans-hosted pre-show, will stream at 7:30 p.m. ET on Facebook and Twitter.