Thursday, May 09, 2019

Nickelodeon UK to Premiere 'JoJo's Dream Birthday' on Monday 20th May 2019

JoJo Siwa is celebrating her Sweet 16 early, and we’re all invited!

The 15-year-old Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation – who's just released her latest EP “Celebrate” – recently teamed up with Nickelodeon for her upcoming birthday special, JoJo’s Dream Birthday, which is set to give viewers an inside look at the 24 hours surrounding the superstar's Sweet 16 birthday, held at the The W Hotel in Hollywood! There was no shortage of famous faces in attendance, including North West, Penelope Disick, fellow YouTuber Colleen Ballinger and Dance Mom Abby Lee Miller!

JoJo’s Dream Birthday will make its world premiere on Nickelodeon USA and YTV in Canada on Saturday, May 18, at 8:30 PM (ET/PT). Following its debut, the special will roll out onto Nickelodeon channels around the globe, giving Siwanators everywhere the chance to join in with JoJo's birthday celebrations!

JoJo’s Dream Birthday will premiere on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland on Monday 20th May 2019 at 6:00pm!

Fans can visit and the free Nick Play app to watch more video clips featuring JoJo Siwa. Fans can also like the official Nickelodeon UK Facebook page, follow Nickelodeon on Twitter and Instagram, and subscribe to the official Nickelodeon UK YouTube channel for the latest Nick news, highlights, The Scoop about their favourite stars, and videos.

JoJo's Dream Birthday will mark JoJo's second Nickelodeon special, following JoJo Siwa: My World in summer 2017.

JoJo is about to embark on her first North American tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Presented by Party City and produced by Nickelodeon and AEG Presents, JoJo will be visiting over 70 cities. For tickets, visit

Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer, The New York Times bestselling author and star on Nickelodeon’s Lip Sync Battle Shorties. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media she has over 9.4 million subscribers with over 2.1 billion views on YouTube, she has over 8.1 million followers on Instagram, over 425,000 Twitter followers, over 17.4 million followers on TikTok (formerly, and over 534,000 likes on Facebook; through her SIWANATOR club, which stands against negativity and bullying; through her global reach of consumer products including her signature bows, accessories, apparel, arts and crafts, cosmetics, home goods and party supplies; and with her hugely popular singles, “Boomerang,” which has been viewed over 682 million times and is RIAA certified platinum, “Kid in a Candy Store,” “Hold The Drama,” and “High Top Shoes”

Siwa will also take the stage at this year’s Nickelodeon SlimeFest--a two-day family-friendly music festival held in Chicago, Ill., at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on June 8 and 9--along with Pitbull, Bebe Rexha and T-Pain. Siwa helped kick off Nickelodeon’s inaugural U.S. SlimeFest last year, where she performed in front of over 24,000 fans.

Siwa recently won her third Kids’ Choice Award for “Favorite Social Music Star.” Her previous Choice Awards include “Favorite Viral Music Artist” in 2017 and “Favorite Musical YouTube Creator” in 2018. She also performed at Kids’ Choice Mexico 2018.

In November, Siwa released her first EP, D.R.E.A.M. The Music, featuring four new songs: “D.R.E.A.M,” “My Story,” “Everyday Popstars” and “Only Getting Better.” The music video for “D.R.E.A.M.” was released on Siwa’s YouTube channel and to date has garnered over 40 million views. Just last month, Siwa dropped her latest single, “Bop.” The accompanying music video has already accumulated over 4.4 million views on her YouTube channel.

In 2016, Nickelodeon and Siwa entered an exclusive licensing partnership to develop a line of consumer products inspired by Siwa. Categories span toys, apparel, accessories, consumer electronics, Halloween costumes and more. To date, over 50 million JoJo Bows have been sold. Siwa’s consumer products are available internationally, including the UK, Canada, Australia and Mexico.

Siwa launched her first animated shorts series, The JoJo & BowBow Show Show starring Siwa and her furry best friend BowBow, during Fall 2018, and a second season is now in development, slated to debut later this year. She also works alongside Nick Cannon in Nickelodeon’s hit competition series Lip Sync Battle Shorties. She has also appeared on various Nickelodeon live-action series including School of Rock and The Thundermans. Siwa performed a medley of hits at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, including her triple-platinum smash “Boomerang.” She also won two blimps for Favorite Viral Music Artist in 2017 and Musical YouTube Creator in 2018. Last summer, she performed at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards Mexico.

More Nick: Diversity, Max & Harvey, Jess Folley and Roadtrip Join Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST UK 2019 as Resident Acts!

Originally published: Thursday, May 9, 2019.

Schedule source: Radio Times TV Guide and Listings.
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