Content creators must be Black-identifying and Canadian.
The Black Academy defines a digital creator as a Canadian Black-identifying individual, duo, or group who creates entertaining and/or educational material publicly accessible on social media.
Fans may submit as many write ins as they would like in Round One. No write in candidates are allowed in Round Two.
Each voter is allowed 100 votes per day through here. The voting period is open 24 hours everyday.
Voting is open worldwide – there are no geo restrictions.
As part of the Digital Content Creator Fan Choice Award, The Black Academy will select five digital content creators.
Round One to determine the final top 6 nominees will be open from August 9, 2022 11:59 PM – August 27, 2022 11:59 PM ET EASTERN TIME ZONE
Round Two to determine the winner will run from September 6, 2022 11:59 PM to September 23, 2022 11:59 PM ET EASTERN TIME ZONE
VOTING ROUND ONE: AUGUST 9, 2022 11:59 PM – AUGUST 27, 2022 11:59 PM ET EASTERN TIME ZONE
Nominee round – Fans vote on a curated list of digital creators and are encouraged to submit Digital Creators they would like to see nominated.
VOTING ROUND TWO: SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 11:59 PM TO SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 11:59 PM ET EASTERN TIME ZONE
Final Vote – Fans will vote based on a curated list by the public.
Note : Voting totals reset at the start of this Voting Period, so that nominees from the Original 8 and write-in contenders all start off on the same position.
Votes are tallied by KMPG. The winner announcement will be made on air during The Legacy Awards, on Sunday, September 25, 2022 on CBC and CBC Gem.