Thursday, February 28, 2019

Aussie & Kiwi Favourites Nominated In Nickelodeon's Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 | Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand

Official Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand press release:

NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES 2019 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS NOMINEES & NEW HOST – DJ KHALED


In breaking news, Double Dare host Liza Koshy has revealed DJ Khaled as the new superstar host of the highly anticipated 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, which will be fast-tracked from Los Angeles, to premiere in Australia on Monday, March 25 at 5.30pm (AEDT) on Nickelodeon.

Liza announced the news, which also included this year’s nominees, via a first-time Kids’ Choice Awards nomination livestream event across Nickelodeon’s YouTube and social channels.

This year, DJ Khaled will bring his music, signature catch phrases and larger-than-life personality to the Kids’ Choice Awards stage. Kids across the globe will have a front-row seat to the next big things in kid culture from the hottest upcoming movies, music, gaming and rising talent, while continuing to celebrate their favorites from the past year. Kids everywhere will be able to experience the show across all Nickelodeon screens and platforms, as Nick brings the slime and surprises they love.

“Father of Asahd is here to let you know the biggest party of the year is about to go up! That’s right, March 25th I’m your host, DJ Khaled for the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. I’ll see you soon!” said DJ Khaled.

From the set of Double Dare, Koshy introduces five new categories for voting including; Favorite TV Host, Favorite TV Judges, Favorite Superhero and Favorite Gamer, and, for the first time, kids will get to decide how they want to help the world in a new category called How Do You Want to Help?


Celebrating kids’ favourites across movies, television, music and digital, this year’s Australian and New Zealand nominees include: KJ APA, SAM KERR, AMY SHARK, DEAN LEWIS, COOPER CRONK, SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN and JED HOCKIN, among others.


Kids across Australia and New Zealand can vote for their favourite local celebrities in categories such as Favourite Sports Star which sees Aussie football player Sam Kerr up against 2018 Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin, while Amy Shark and Dean Lewis battle it out for Favourite Music Maker. Over in the world of YouTube and all things social media, online gamer and Twitch streamer Lachlan Power takes on football trickster Jed Hockin as well as full-time actor, part-time social media star and musician KJ Apa for Favourite Content Creator.


Aussies nominated for international categories include Troye Sivan for Favourite Global Music Star, 5 Seconds of Summer for Favourite Song with Youngblood, and Chris Hemsworth for Favourite Movie Actor and Favourite Superhero. (See full list of nominees both local and international below.)


Beginning today (27th February), kids can cast their votes at nick.com.au/KCA, the official destination everything 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, including hilarious videos and photos – the place for the latest news about this year’s show, nominees and attendees.

Stay up to date on all Kids’ Choice Awards news on Nickelodeon’s Facebook and Instagram.

The nominees and categories for Nickelodeon’s 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards are:

AUSSIE AND KIWI CATEGORIES

Favourite Sports Star
Alyssa Healy
Cooper Cronk
Moana Hope
Sam Kerr
Scott McLaughlin (NZ)
Steven Adams (NZ)

Favourite Music Maker
Amy Shark
Broods (NZ)
Dean Lewis
Mitch James (NZ)
Robinson (NZ)
Ruel

Favourite Content Creator

Jed Hockin – 19 YO Toowoomba trickshot legend whose videos have gone viral being share by Real Madrid (60M).

Jamie Curry from Jamie’s World (NZ) – 22 YO from Mangawhai, New Zealand, is a YouTube personality, vlogger, and comedian with over 1.3M subscribers.

KJ Apa (NZ) – 21YO Auckland born actor/musician/comedian who’s rise to fame came from his leading role in Riverdale. He has over 13M social fans.

Lachlan Power – 23 YO Brisbane based gamer with over 10M subscribers.

Meika Woollard – 14 YO Melbourne based model/actor with over 400k social followers.

Remy Tidy – 17 YO Central Coast based dancer who’s contemporary routines have reached 1.6M views on YouTube .

INTERNATIONAL CATEGORIES

*New categories

TELEVISION:

Favourite Funny TV Show
The Big Bang Theory
BUNK’D
Fuller House
Henry Danger
Modern Family
Raven’s Home

Favourite TV Drama
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
The Flash
Riverdale
Stranger Things
The Walking Dead

Favourite Reality Show
America’s Got Talent
American Idol
American Ninja Warrior
Dancing with the Stars: Juniors
Double Dare
The Voice

Favourite TV Host*
Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen’s Game of Games)
Kevin Hart (TKO: Total Knock Out)
Liza Koshy & Marc Summers (Double Dare)
Nick Cannon & JoJo Siwa (Lip Sync Battle Shorties)
Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)
Tyra Banks (America’s Got Talent)

Favourite TV Judges*
Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel (America’s Got Talent)
Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie (American Idol)
Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba, (Dancing with the Stars)
Sean “Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor (THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM)
Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton (The Voice)
Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO (World of Dance)

Favourite Cartoon
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks
The Boss Baby: Back in Business
The Loud House
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
SpongeBob SquarePants
Teen Titans Go!

Favourite Male TV Star
Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair, Stranger Things)
Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash, The Flash)
Jace Norman (Henry Hart/Kid Danger, Henry Danger)
Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory)
Karan Brar (Ravi Ross, BUNK’D)
Neil Patrick Harris (Count Olaf, A Series of Unfortunate Events)

Favourite Female TV Star
Candace Cameron Bure (DJ Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House)
Kaley Cuoco (Penny, The Big Bang Theory)
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)
Peyton Elizabeth Lee (Andi Mack, Andi Mack)
Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home)
Zendaya (K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover)

FILM:

Favourite Movie
Aquaman
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
Mary Poppins Returns
The Kissing Booth
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Favourite Movie Actor
Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther, Black Panther)
Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War)
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Infinity War)
Dwayne Johnson (Will Sawyer, Skyscraper)
Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Aquaman)
Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)

Favourite Movie Actress
Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Returns)
Joey King (Shelly “Elle” Evans, The Kissing Booth)
Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia, Black Panther)
Rihanna (Nine Ball, Ocean’s 8)
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Infinity War)
Zoe Saldana (Gamora, Avengers: Infinity War)

Favourite Superhero*
Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther, Black Panther)
Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War)
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Infinity War)
Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Aquaman)
Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man, Avengers: Infinity War)
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Infinity War)

Favourite Butt-Kicker
Chris Pratt (Owen Grady, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom)
Danai Gurira (Okoye, Black Panther)
Dwayne Johnson (Will Sawyer, Skyscraper)
Emilia Clarke (Qi’ra, Solo: A Star Wars Story)
Michael B. Jordan (Adonis Johnson, Creed II)
Zoe Saldana (Gamora, Avengers: Infinity War)

Favourite Animated Movie
The Grinch
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Incredibles 2
Peter Rabbit
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Favourite Male Voice from an Animated Movie
Adam Sandler (Dracula, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)
Andy Samberg (Johnny, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)
Benedict Cumberbatch (Grinch, The Grinch)
Channing Tatum (Migo, Smallfoot)
James Corden (Peter Rabbit, Peter Rabbit)
Shameik Moore (Miles Morales/Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)

Favourite Female Voice from an Animated Movie
Gal Gadot (Shank, Ralph Breaks the Internet)
Hailee Steinfeld (Gwen Stacy/Spider-Gwen, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)
Kristen Bell (Jade Wilson, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies)
Selena Gomez (Mavis, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)
Yara Shahidi (Brenda, Smallfoot)
Zendaya (Meechee, Smallfoot)

MUSIC:

Favourite Music Group
The Chainsmokers
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos
twenty one pilots

Favourite Male Artist
Bruno Mars
DJ Khaled
Drake
Justin Timberlake
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes

Favourite Female Artist
Ariana Grande
Beyoncé
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favourite Song
Delicate (Taylor Swift)
In My Blood (Shawn Mendes)
In My Feelings (Drake)
Natural (Imagine Dragons)
thank u, next (Ariana Grande)
Youngblood (5 Seconds of Summer)

Favourite Breakout Artist
Billie Eilish
Cardi B
Dan + Shay
Juice WRLD
Kane Brown
Post Malone

Favourite Collaboration
Girls Like You (Maroon 5, featuring Cardi B)
Happier (Marshmello, featuring Bastille)
I Like It (Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin)
Meant to Be (Bebe Rexha, featuring Florida Georgia Line)
No Brainer (DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo)
SICKO MODE (Travis Scott, featuring Drake)

Favourite Social Music Star
Baby Ariel
Chloe x Halle
Jack & Jack
JoJo Siwa
Max & Harvey
Why Don’t We

Favourite Global Music Star
Africa: Davido
Asia: BLACKPINK
Australia/New Zealand: Troye Sivan
Europe: David Guetta
North America: Taylor Swift
Latin America: J Balvin
United Kingdom: HRVY

OTHER CATEGORIES:

Favourite Video Game
Just Dance 2019
LEGO® The Incredibles
Marvel’s Spider-Man
Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate
Super Mario Party™

Favourite Social Star
David Dobrik
Emma Chamberlain
Guava Juice
Lilly Singh
Miranda Sings
Ryan ToysReview

Favourite Gamer*
DanTDM
Jacksepticeye
Markiplier
Ninja
PopularMMOs
SSSniperWolf

How Do You Want to Help? *
Help People in Need (homes, food, care and more)
Help Schools (supplies, after-school activities, arts, gym, STEM and more)
Help the Environment (disaster relief, clean water, recycling and more)
Help Animals (pet rescue, wildlife preservation, service animals and more)
Help Prevent Bullying (positivity, emotional support, respect and more)

Kids can vote for their favourite nominees at nick.com.au/KCA

The 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards will premiere on Nickelodeon
(Foxtel channel 701) on Monday, March 25 at 5.30pm.

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Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 is produced by Nickelodeon Productions. Production of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 for Nickelodeon is overseen by Rob Bagshaw, Executive Vice President, Unscripted Content.

Media outlets can access photos and video for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019, as well as request media credentials, by visiting nickkcapress.com.

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