Keonté Beals -accomplished singer, songwriter, piano player, and dancer. 

Keonté triumphs among the East Coast music scene as a multi-talented, award-winning R&B/Pop artist. Born and raised in North Preston, Keonté started singing at the age of seven.

In 2016, Keonté released “Man Down” from his self-titled EP, followed by a second single “4 Ever” in 2017.

Keonté, is a natural-born entertainer who has collected accolades from Music Nova Scotia, African Nova Scotian Music Association (including Artist of the Year 2020), Coast Halifax, East Coast Music Association; Challenge AIDS and Malaria in Africa and recognised by the Honorable Keith Colwell with an MLA Rising Star award.

 In 2020, CBC produced a special “Keonte Beals: Christmas in North Preston” which was rated number one story in Canada and earned a feature in “Being Black in Canada”. CBC produced a Christmas CD stemming from the special, entitled “December”, which was well received.

2020 also saw the birth of Keonte Beals Entertainment. (

Keonte launched project ‘King’ in 2020 under his own company name, which, received the ANSMA song of the year for 2021.

Keonte also received acclaimed ECMA status in 2021 for R&B album of the year for ‘King’.


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