The Gala Dynastie has been held in Montréal since 2017 as the culmination of Black History Month. This one-of-a-kind gala in Québec aims at rewarding personalities from the Black communities who distinguish themselves in the fields of music, arts, and culture, and whose achievements and accomplishments deserve to be recognized. The sixth annual edition will be held in Montréal’s Théâtre Maisonneuve on Mar. 5, 2022.
The nominees, in 13 categories, were announced on Feb. 2, 2022, and here are the music-related ones:
Video of the Year
Dominique Fils Aimé—Love Take Over
Zach Zoya— In Da Way
“World Music” Artist or Act of the Year
Joyce N’ Sana
Anglophone Artist or Act of the Year
Francophone Artist or Act of the Year
Artist or Act of the Year Having Achieved the Most Success Internationally
For the full list of nominations, visit the Gala Dynastie website.
The event will be hosted by stand-up comedian Preach, and musical entertainment will be provided by DJ Sweet La Rock. The gala will also feature performances from Lost, Djely Tapa, Alan Prater, Kelly Krow, and Yama Laurent. This year’s edition will also pay homage to Don Karnage and Karim Ouellet, both of whom passed away in January of 2022.