Wednesday, March 27, 2019

African Favorites AKA and Stonebwoy Win Big in Nickelodeon's Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 | Nickelodeon Africa

Official Nickelodeon Africa Press Release via BHM on Medium:


Hosted by music mogul DJ Khaled, the unpredictable and always messy awards show were aired fresh from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles, where kids celebrated their favorites in pop culture, television, music, social media and movies. The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 were simulcast on Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) and Nick Toons (DStv channel 308) on Sunday, 24 March 2019.

The Fela in Versace, AKA, who travelled independently to the awards, walked the orange carpet at the Los Angeles event and won the award for Favourite South African Star. Ghanaian reggae dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, scooped the coveted orange blimp for Favourite African Star.

Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director for VIMN Africa and BET International said: “Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 unites children across the globe by providing them with a powerful platform to vote for and celebrate their favourite personalities. Congratulations to Stonebwoy and AKA for their respective wins and for representing Africa.”

Showing his appreciation for his award, Stonebwoy said: “I feel so good and grateful for winning the Favourite Africa Star category of the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019. Guess what? I couldn’t have done it without your votes, so thank you very much for voting for me and I hope you guys enjoy the rest of the slime at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019.”

AKA also thanked those who voted for him after his win, saying: “I would like to thank Nickelodeon Africa and Nickelodeon International for honouring me with this award. Thank you to the fans who voted and of course thank you to the kids. The kids are the most important thing we have right now in the planet because the kids are the future, the kids keep me relevant and the kids keep me on top of my game. Thank you very much and I am very happy to bring this award back to South Africa”

This year’s party kicked off with DJ Khaled making his way to the Kids’ Choice Awards in style, with an assist from friends Kylie Jenner and the Jonas Brothers. His next-level arrival began with a ride in a Rolls Royce Phantom, followed by a cruise on a luxury yacht, and a trip on board the “Kids’ Force One” helicopter before landing at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019.

The awards also saw some winners including Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Sandler, Robert Downey Jr., Shawn Mendes, Zendaya, Noah Centineo, Selena Gomez, Joey King, Jace Norman, JoJo Siwa, David Dobrik, Avengers: Infinity War, Riverdale and DJ Khaled.

Following are Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 winners:


Favourite African Star


Favourite South African Star


Favourite Music Group

Maroon 5

Favourite Male Artist

Shawn Mendes

Favourite Female Artist

Ariana Grande

Favourite Song

thank u, next (Ariana Grande)

Favourite Breakout Artist

Billie Eilish

Favourite Collaboration

“No Brainer” (DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo)

Favourite Social Music Star

JoJo Siwa

Favourite Global Music Star

North America: Taylor Swift


Favourite Funny TV Show

Fuller House

Favourite TV Drama


Favourite Reality Show

America’s Got Talent

Favourite TV Host

Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen’s Game of Games)

Favourite TV Judges

Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel (America’s Got Talent)

Favourite Cartoon

SpongeBob SquarePants

Favourite Male TV Star

Jace Norman (Henry Hart/Kid Danger, Henry Danger)

Favourite Female TV Star

Zendaya (K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover)


Favourite Movie

Avengers: Infinity War

Favourite Movie Actor

Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)

Favourite Movie Actress

Joey King (Shelly “Elle” Evans, The Kissing Booth)

Favourite Superhero

Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man, Avengers: Infinity War)

Favourite Butt-Kicker

Chris Pratt (Owen Grady, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom)

Favourite Animated Movie

Incredibles 2

Favourite Male Voice from an Animated Movie

Adam Sandler (Dracula, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)

Favourite Female Voice from an Animated Movie

Selena Gomez (Mavis, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)


Favourite Video Game

Just Dance 2019

Favourite Social Star

David Dobrik

Favourite Gamer


How Do You Want to Help?

Help Animals (rescue, wildlife and more)

Watch the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 on Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) at the indicated days/dates and times (WAT):-

Day and Date / Time - WAT

Tue 26/03/2019 at 5:25:00
Tue 26/03/2019 at 14:25:00
Wed 27/03/2019 at 9:20:00
Thu 28/03/2019 at 13:35:00
Fri 29/03/2019 at 12:25:00
Fri 29/03/2019 at 19:45:00
Sat 30/03/2019 at 6:35:00
Sat 30/03/2019 at 18:30:00

For more information on the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019, please log on to, like Nickelodeon on Facebook or follow Nickelodeon on Twitter @NickAfrica using the hashtag #KCA.


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Also, from

American Embassy Congratulates Stonebwoy For Winning ‘Favourite African Star’ At 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

The American Embassy [in Ghana] has congratulated the boss of Bhim Nation, Stonebwoy for winning the “Favourite African Star” award at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.

The American Embassy in a tweet said:

“Join us in congratulating @stonebwoyb for receiving the Favorite African Star at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards yesterday in Los Angeles, California! Send him your best wishes in the comments below. #BHIMNATIONGLOBAL”.

Stonebwoy beats Nigeria’s Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Kenya’s Sauti Sol and IK Osakioduwa to win the prestigious award.


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