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CANDIDATE INFO

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.  

VOTING METHODS

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 seven digital content creators.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ROUND OPENS ON MONDAY, JULY 29 12:00 PM ET – FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 11:59 PM ET

Call for submissions round – Fan are encouraged to write in Digital Creators they would like to see a nominee.

VOTING ROUND OPENS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 12:00 PM ET – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 @ 6PM ET

Vote – Fans will vote based on a curated list by the public.

Voting is open 24 hours a day.

All votes are meticulously counted by our official auditor. The thrilling moment when the winner will be announced is during The Legacy Awards, airing on Sunday, September 24, 2023, exclusively on CBC and CBC Gem.