Johannesburg, 19 December 2019: MTV AFRICA DStv Channel 130 is excited to bring viewers highlights from the Global Citizen Prize  #GCPrize2019  which is set to premiere on the continent on Saturday 28th December at 23:30 CAT on MTV Africa DStv  Channel 130.

WHAT: “MTV World Stage Presents: Global Citizen Prize” will offer viewers a unique music special capturing the performances from Global Citizen Prize award ceremony, filmed at London’s Royal Albert Hall, including never-before-seen musical collaborations from some of the world’s leading artists.


The special will also feature several of the awards presentations and honourees who achieved meaningful impact, as well as “MTV Generation Change” interstitials featuring young activists recently honoured with the “MTV EMA Generation Change”award. MTV Generation Change elevates and empowers fearless, original activists and youth leaders who are changing the world through music, storytelling and innovation. 


WHO:  Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Raphael Saadiq, Sting, Stormzy and special guests Chris Martin, H.E.R. and Jorja Smith.


WHEN: “MTV World Stage Presents: Global Citizen Prize” will air across MTV’s international network of channels and platforms in more than 180 territories on December 27th.


About World Stage:

MTV World Stage is a global series that showcases the hottest performers from around the world. Recorded live at the most exclusive gigs, world-renowned music festivals and unique concert locations, MTV World Stage is the front row seat for music lovers to experience the biggest artists on the globe without leaving the comfort of their sofas.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries, reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV operations span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios. Outside of the United States, MTV is part of ViacomCBS Networks International, a division of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).


About Global Citizen Prize:

Global Citizen Prize is the first major event of Global Citizen’s 2020 campaign, Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream. Global Citizen, in partnership with Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, is conducting a year-long campaign to get the world back on track to achieve the United Nations Global Goals by 2030. Working alongside, and in support of the United Nations, this campaign will call on governments, philanthropists, and the private sector to step forward, take responsibility for the goals, and provide the $350 billion needed annually for people and the planet to achieve the Global Goals in the 59 poorest countries

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