Friday, February 03, 2017

Nickelodeon Announces 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards Nominations - Aussie Favourites Delta Goodrem, Rebel Wilson And Tim Cahill All Up For Nominations

Official Nickelodeon Australia Press Release, via TwitDoc.com:

NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES 2017 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS NOMINEES


AUSSIE FAVOURITES DELTA GOODREM, REBEL WILSON AND TIM CAHILL JOIN INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTARS KEVIN HART, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, BRUNO MARS AND FIRST-TIME KCA CONTENDERS BEN AFFLECK, JOJO SIWA, FELICITY JONES, CHRIS PINE, THE CHAINSMOKERS, KRISTEN WIIG, AND MORE


VOTING BEGINS TODAY AT NICK.COM.AU/KCA



Nickelodeon today announced the nominees for the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards, the only live event where kids’ votes count and the biggest stars of the day line up to get slimed. Hosted by WWE Superstar JOHN CENA, Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards airs direct from Los Angeles on Monday, 13th March at 5pm.

Celebrating kids’ favourites from across the worlds of film, television, sport, music and pop culture, this year’s all-star list of nominations include: BEN AFFLECK, HENRY CAVILL, CHRIS EVANS, IDRIS ELBA, MEGAN FOX, KEVIN HART, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, DWAYNE JOHNSON, ANNA KENDRICK, BRUNO MARS, MELISSA MCCARTH and more.

Be prepared for an unpredictable, celebrity-filled mess-fest, as the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards features all new categories like “Favorite Frenemies”, “Most Wanted Pet” and “#Squad.”

From today, kids will be able to cast their votes not only for the 28 global categories, but also for five Aussie/Kiwi categories at nick.com.au/kca and on Twitter using their favourite nominees’ hashtag.

The Aussie/Kiwi categories will see boy band IN STEREO take on the SOCCEROOS for Favourite Squad while GUY SEBASTIAN and SLIMEFEST 2016 host DELTA GOODREM battle off against sporting royalty TIM CAHILL and Kiwi SHAUN JOHNSON for Favourite Human Eva! Likers and tweeters must unite to get behind their Favourite #Famous nominee as surfing favourites THE NORRIS FAMILY are up against JAI WAETFORD, dancer ASHLEIGH ROSS and more! Get ready to laugh as HAMISH & ANDY take on GRANT DENYER and REBEL WILSON to see who will take the ultimate title of Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Prankster.

While this will be JOHN CENA’S first time hosting the global show, he is beloved worldwide by the Nickelodeon family, having previously hosted the local Australian Kids’ Choice Awards in 2008, as well as undergoing a famous Nickelodeon sliming at the first UK Kids’ Choice Awards in 2007.
Stay up-to-date on all Kids’ Choice Awards news by liking Nickelodeon on Facebook and following @Nickelodeon_AU on Twitter and Instagram!

The nominees and categories for Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards are (*new categories):

AUSSIE AND KIWI CATEGORIES

Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Squad

Two’s company. Three’s a squad. This category gives kids the power to honour the most awesome crews, posses and gangs who share a sense of slimy solidarity in their field of excellentness.

In Stereo
5SOS
Socceroos
Women’s Rugby 7’s
All Blacks (NZ)

Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Human Eva

Animals and aliens are gonna hate this category, because this is the celebration of homosapiens! To score a blimp in this coveted category, you simply gotta be the awesomest person on the planet! Easy…

Delta Goodrem
Guy Sebastian
Shaun Johnson (NZ)
Tim Cahill
Steve Smith

Favourite Aussie/Kiwi #Famous

Swipes and likes unite the stars in this click-bait bonanza of a category.

The Norris Family - @norrisnuts
Jai Waetford - @jaiwaetford
Troye Sivan - @troyesivan
Ashleigh Ross - @ashleighmareeross
Isaiah Firebrace - @isaiahfirebrace_official

Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Pranksters

To score a blimp here, our nominees need to be 90% cheeky, 100% of the time.

Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton
Hamish & Andy
Guy Williams (NZ)
Rebel Wilson
Grant Denyer

Favourite Aussie/Kiwi Must Haves

If kids want it, we want to honour it. Seriously. We figure that if it’s a must-have, then it better have a blimp.

Nerf blasters
Polaroid Cameras
PS4
iPad
3DS

GLOBAL CATEGORIES

TELEVISON:

Favorite TV Show – Kids’ Show
Game Shakers
Girl Meets World
Henry Danger
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
The Thundermans

Favourite TV Show – Family Show
Big Bang Theory
Black-ish
Fuller House
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Supergirl
The Flash

Favourite Reality Show
America’s Funniest Home Videos
America’s Got Talent
American Ninja Warrior
Paradise Run
Shark Tank
The Voice

Favourite Cartoon
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks
SpongeBob SquarePants
Teen Titans Go!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Amazing World of Gumball
The Loud House

Favourite Male TV Star
Benjamin Flores Jr. (Triple G, Game Shakers)
Aidan Gallagher (Nicky, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Jack Griffo (Max, The Thundermans)
Jace Norman (Henry, Henry Danger)
Casey Simpson (Ricky, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Tyrel Jackson Williams (Leo, Lab Rats)

Favourite Female TV Star
Rowan Blanchard (Riley, Girl Meets World)
Dove Cameron (Liv and Maddie, Liv and Maddie)
Lizzy Greene (Dawn, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Kira Kosarin (Phoebe, The Thundermans)
Breanna Yde (Tomika, School of Rock)
Zendaya (K.C., K.C. Undercover)

FILM:

Favourite Movie
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Captain America: Civil War
Ghostbusters
Pete’s Dragon
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Favourite Movie Actor
Ben Affleck (Batman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Will Arnett (Vernon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows)
Henry Cavill (Superman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man, Captain America: Civil War)
Chris Evans (Captain America, Captain America: Civil War)
Chris Hemsworth (Kevin, Ghostbusters)

Favourite Movie Actress
Amy Adams (Lois, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Megan Fox (April, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows)
Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow, Captain America: Civil War)
Felicity Jones (Jyn, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)
Melissa McCarthy (Abby, Ghostbusters)
Kristen Wiig (Erin, Ghostbusters)

Favourite Animated Movie
Finding Dory
Moana
Sing
The Secret Life of Pets
Trolls
Zootopia

Favourite Voice From An Animated Movie
Ellen DeGeneres (Dory, Finding Dory)
Kevin Hart (Snowball, The Secret Life of Pets)
Dwayne Johnson (Maui, Moana)
Anna Kendrick (Poppy, Trolls)
Justin Timberlake (Branch, Trolls)
Reese Witherspoon (Rosita, Sing)

Favourite Villain
Helena Bonham Carter (The Red Queen, Alice Through the Looking Glass)
Idris Elba (Krall, Star Trek Beyond)
Will Ferrell (Mugatu, Zoolander 2)
Kevin Hart (Snowball, The Secret Life of Pets) *Note: animated
Charlize Theron (Ravenna, The Huntsman: Winter’s War)
Spencer Wilding (Darth Vader, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)

Favourite Butt-Kicker
Ben Affleck (Batman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Henry Cavill (Superman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Chris Evans (Captain America, Captain America: Civil War)
Chris Hemsworth (The Huntsman, The Huntsman: Winter’s War)
Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow, Captain America: Civil War)
Felicity Jones (Jyn, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)
Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique, X-Men: Apocalypse)
Zoe Saldana (Lieutenant Uhura, Star Trek Beyond)

BFF’s (Best Friends Forever)*
Ruby Barnhill & Mark Rylance (Sophie/BFG, The BFG)
Kevin Hart & Dwayne Johnson (Bob/Calvin, Central Intelligence)
Kevin Hart & Ice Cube (Ben/James, Ride Along 2)
Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto (Captain Kirk/Spock, Star Trek Beyond)
Neel Sethi & Bill Murray (Mowgli/ Baloo, Jungle Book)
Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson (Derek/Hansel, Zoolander 2)

Favourite Frenemies*
Ben Affleck & Henry Cavill (Batman/Superman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Chris Evans & Robert Downey Jr. (Captain America/Iron Man, Captain America: Civil War)
Ginnifer Goodwin & Jason Bateman (Judy/Nick, Zootopia)
Dwayne Johnson & Auli’I Cravalho (Moana/Maui, Moana)
Anna Kendrick & Justin Timberlake (Poppy/Branch, Trolls)
Charlize Theron & Emily Blunt (Ravenna/Freya, The Huntsman: Winter’s War)

Most Wanted Pet*
Baloo from The Jungle Book (Bill Murray)
Dory from Finding Dory (Ellen DeGeneres)
Po from Kung Fu Panda 3 (Jack Black)
Red from The Angry Birds Movie (Jason Sudeikis)
Rosita from Sing (Reese Witherspoon)
Snowball from The Secret Life of Pets (Kevin Hart)

#Squad*
Captain America: Civil War - Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman
Finding Dory – Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Kaitlin Olson, Hayden Rolence, Willem Dafoe, Ed O’Neill, Ty Burrell, Eugene Levy
Ghostbusters – Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Felicity Jones, Forest Whitaker, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Alan Ritchson
X-Men: Apocalypse – James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan, Ben Hardy, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Sophie Turner, Alexandra Shipp, Olivia Munn

MUSIC:

Favourite Music Group
The Chainsmokers
Fifth Harmony
Maroon 5
OneRepublic
Pentatonix
Twenty One Pilots

Favourite Male Singer
Drake
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Shawn Mendes
Justin Timberlake
The Weeknd

Favourite Female Singer
Adele
Beyoncé
Ariana Grande
Selena Gomez
Rihanna
Meghan Trainor

Favourite Song
24K Magic – Bruno Mars
Can’t Stop the Feeling! – Justin Timberlake
Heathens – Twenty One Pilots
Send My Love (To Your New Lover) – Adele
Side to Side – Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj
Work from Home – Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign

Favourite New Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Daya
Lukas Graham
Solange
Rae Sremmurd
Hailee Steinfeld
Twenty One Pilots

Favourite Music Video*
24K Magic – Bruno Mars
Can’t Stop The Feeling! – Justin Timberlake
Formation – Beyoncé
Juju On That Beat – Zay Hilfigerrr and Zayion McCall
Me Too – Meghan Trainor
Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots

Favourite DJ/EDM Artist*
Martin Garrix
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
Skrillex
DJ Snake
Zedd

Favourite Soundtrack*
Hamilton
Me Before You
Moana
Sing
Suicide Squad
Trolls

Favourite Viral Music Artist*
Tiffany Alvord
Matty B
Carson Lueders
Johnny Orlando
Jacob Sartorius
JoJo Siwa

Favourite Global Music Star*
5 Seconds of Summer (Australia/New Zealand)
BIGBANG (Asia)
Bruno Mars (North America)
Little Mix (UK)
Shakira (South America)
Zara Larsson (Europe)

OTHER CATEGORIES:

Favourite Video Game
Just Dance 2017
Lego Marvel’s Avengers
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Minecraft: Story Mode
Paper Mario: Color Splash
Pokémon Moon

Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards is produced by Nickelodeon Productions. Elizabeth Kelly, Michael Dempsey, Shelly Sumpter Gillyard and Jay Schmalholz are executive producers.

About Nickelodeon Networks
Nickelodeon, now in its 37th globally and 21st year in Australia, is a globally recognised and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brand for kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes both locally produced and global television programming plus consumer products, digital applications, theme parks, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon Australia has been named Channel of The Year twice by ASTRA and won numerous industry awards. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels air 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are seen in over 2.3 million households via Foxtel. Both channels are also available on Fetch TV. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. www.nickelodeon.com.au

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