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. (Kebe.ca)
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’.