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The 2023 Legacy Awards returns on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 8 p.m. ET
Only on CBC and CBC Gem

Shamier Anderson

Stephan James

Shamier Anderson and Stephan James, Scarborough, ON, natives and co- founders of The Black Academy, alongside CBCInsight Productions, and Bay Mills Studios today announced that award-winning TV host and singer Keshia Chanté is set to anchor the second edition of The Black Academy’s award show, The Legacy Awards. The live 90-minute special will broadcast on CBC and CBC Gem on SundaySeptember 242023 at 8 p.m. (9 p.m. AT/9:30 p.m. NT). The Legacy Awards returns for the second year to Live Nation Canada’s HISTORY, the Official Venue of the 2023 Legacy Awards. The show features performances, award presentations, and tributes honouring both established and emerging Black Canadian talent. 

The Legacy Awards 2022 Partners

Founding Legacy

Founding Lead

Founding Major

Founding Contributor

Gifting Partners

Community Partners

Advance Music

Black Mens Style

CEE Toronto

Hungry Eyes Media


Nia Centre for the Arts

OYA Media Group


Reel World

TikTok Canada

Toronto Black Media Association

The Black Canadian Standard

The Canadian Academy

Universal Music