African Entertainment Awards, also known as AEA is an annual award show that recognizes individuals who have positively impacted the African Canadian entertainment industry. It is also aimed at showcasing rich African-Canadian culture, arts, and entertainment. This luxurious event features a red carpet gala reception, live entertainment, comedy and an awards ceremony graced by elite guests, celebrities, performing artists and business professionals.

According to information posted on the official AEAC website, the AE Awards “celebrates cutting edge developments and forward thinkers shaping the future of African entertainment industry. Thereby honoring, innovations, entrepreneurship and brand development.”


Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building

255 Front Street West

Toronto, ON M5V 2W6


Red Carpet starts at 4:00 pm
Awards Presentation & Performances starts at 7:00 pm
After Party starts at 10:00 pm