Monday, August 05, 2013

Nickelodeon UK Announces Union J and The Luminites To Perform At Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013; "House of Anubis" Star Brad Kavanagh To Also Attend

The entertainment news website EntertainmentWise is reporting the very exciting Nick UK News in the following article that Nickelodeon UK has announced that the British four-piece boy band Union J and the band The Luminites are to headline the Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013, the awards show which recognises and celebrates talented young people from across the UK with serious skills, in September 2013, which promises to be bigger and better, packed with more skills, more awards, and more slime than ever before!

EntertainmentWise is also reporting the fantastic Nick news that Nickelodeon Star Brad Kavanagh, who plays the character Fabian Rutter in Nickelodeon's hit mystery drama series "House of Anubis", will also be a guest at Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013, which will be hosted by British diver, London 2012 Summer Olympic Games medalist and Kids' Choice Awards winner Tom Daley at London's O2 Indigo Arena, situated on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, England, UK, on Saturday 7th September 2013, and shown the very next day (Sunday 8th September 2013) at 5.00pm (repeated from 6:00pm on Nick UK's plus-one timeshift channel, Nick+1)!

UPDATE (5/8/2013) - Brad Kavanagh has announced in a series of Tweets (posts) on his official Twitter feed (@BradKavanagh) that he will be performing at the Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013!:
It's official, I'm performing at the @NickelodeonUK fruit shoot skill awards at the indigO2 Along with @UnionJworld and other great artists! - 5/8/2013

And that is all thanks to you guys! Full details soon! This is my first TV performance in music guys and I owe it to your support! - Monday 5th August 2013

So the only question is can you guess what song I'm doing? ...hmmmmm? - 5/8/2013

What if I said I was performing kind of a new one? - Monday 5th August 2013
Remember to give Brad a follow to help him reach 1 million YouTube followers! #GetBKto1mil*

(* Thanks to @DaGrandeSibuna & @SibunASeason34 for letting me know that the campaign was to get Brad Kavanagh 1,000,000 YouTube followers!)

Tickets for this years Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards are now on sale and can be bought here on the official Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards website,!

The awards honour kids from across the UK with seriously impressive skills such as street dancing, skateboarding, BMXing and a host of active skills in-between. Nickelodeon's Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013 will be even bigger and better with kids being honoured in seven cool Skills Awards categories. The individual awards will be presented by some of the biggest names in sport, film and television, alongside live music performances. Tickets cost just £1 (an Admin fee (for printing & postage)) and will let you be there person to see the Skills, the Stars and the Slime! The Age Recommendation to attend the 2013 Skillies Awards are 6 - 15 years, and all children attending must be accompanied by at least one adult. Disabled tickets include one free carer (One ticket admits two people). Please note: All persons entering the venue, must have a valid ticket.

Plus, don't forget to vote who YOU want to win a coveted Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Award by visiting the official Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013 voting website at, watching videos of each nominee, and clicking the vote button for who you think deserves to win! Voting closes Saturday 31st August 2013.

Nominees for the awards have been selected by a panel of experts who have been mega busy over the past three months travelling across the country to find the UK's most skilled children in a range of activities, from Breakdancing and Skateboarding to BMXing and Soccer Freestyling, and Nick has now created 6 cool Skills Award categories featuring 4 nominees in each: Best Baller, Best Biker, Best Boarder, Best Skater, Best Dancer and Best Rider!

Union J are a British four-piece boy band consisting of members George Shelley, Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett and Jaymi Hensley. The group were formed through the ninth series of British television music competition "The X Factor" in 2012, in which they finished in fourth position. They subsequently signed a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment's subsidiary label, RCA Records and are due to release their debut studio album in October 2013.

"Britain's Got Talent" finalists The Luminites are a band which finished fifth place with 6.8% of the vote in the seventh (2013) series of the popular talent contest show. The band consists of members JJ, Corey, R-Tizt and Steph. They were described as Britain's answer to the Black Eyed Peas by BGT judge Simon Cowell. During the show, they also revealed that they had been bullied at school because people deemed their musical aspirations as uncool, but mentioned that they intend to be role models.

From EntertainmentWise:
Will Union J’s Talent Be Up To Scratch As They Perform At Nickelodeon’s Fruit Shoot Skills Awards

The boy band are set to headline

It has been revealed that Union J are all set to headline Nickelodeon’s Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013 which celebrates children with impressive talents all across Britain.

JJ, Josh, George and Jaymi will be performing at the awards ceremony in September, surrounded by some of the most skilled kids in the UK.

The band that came fourth in last years X Factor will join the awards host Tom Daley as they celebrate young talent.

Union J are more than excited to have this opportunity: “With Nickelodeon’s Fruit Shoot Skills Awards this year taking place on our doorstep, how could we not get involved”, exclaimed George.

Adding: “We can’t wait to perform on the day- let’s just hope the talented award winners don’t put our skills to the test!”

Union J will headline the awards (WENN)

Honouring a range of talents from, street dancing, skateboarding and BMXing, among others the awards will be hosted live from London’s IndigO2 on Saturday 7th September.

As well as an Olympian and a boy band, Brad Kavanagh, from House of Anubis will also be there along with Britain’s Got Talent, hit act The Luminites.

The top talents have been selected from a panel of experts who travelled all over on their hunt for the stars with amazing skills, and the best of the best will be presented awards from some of the biggest names in sport, film and TV, alongside live music.

Catch the awards ceremony on Sunday 8th September on Nickelodeon.

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Also, Tweeted (posted) by the Nickelodeon UK Press Office on their official Twitter profile page (@NickelodeonUKPR):
NEWS: Union J and The Luminites are set to perform at Nickelodeon's Fruit Shoot Skills Awards on Saturday 7th September