February 7, 2017
By Thanussha Priyah
Singapore – Nickelodeon announced the nominees for the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards, the only event where kids’ votes count and the biggest stars of the day line up to get slimed. Celebrating kids’ favourites from across the worlds of film, television, music and pop culture, this year’s all-star list of nominations include, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Daya, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Megan Fox, Lukas Graham, Kevin Hart, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, Leslie Jones, Anna Kendrick, Bruno Mars, Melissa McCarthy, JoJo Siwa, The Chainsmokers, Justin Timberlake, Twenty One Pilots and more.
Highly regarded as an unpredictable, celebrity-filled mess-fest, Kids’ Choice Awards this year features nine new categories guaranteed to be unique to this awards season, like “Favourite Frenemies,” “Most Wanted Pet” and “#Squad.” Hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena, Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards takes place at USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles and airs in Asia on Monday, 13 March at 10.30am (TH/WIB) and 11.30am (HK/MY/PH/SG), with a same-day encore at 4pm (TH/WIB) and 5pm (HK/MY/PH/SG).
In television, kids will have the opportunity to vote for first-time nominees Black-ish, Fuller House, Supergirl, Paradise Run and The Loud House, along with their choice between America’s Got Talent, Shark Tank, The Voice, America’s Funniest Home Videos and American Ninja Warrior for “Favourite Reality Show.” Nickelodeon’s Jace Norman was nominated for “Favourite Male TV Star” in Henry Danger and Breanna Yde is up for “Favourite Female TV Star” in School of Rock. Additionally, in the “Favourite Cartoon” category, kids will choose between ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, SpongeBob SquarePants, Teen Titans Go!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Loud House.