Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Nickelodeon Arabia Announces Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 Host, Local Nominees

Below is a selection of articles about the Middle Eastern edition of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021, which will air on Nickelodeon Arabia's (جَزِيرَةُ الْعَرَب) on Tuesday 15th March at 6:00 p.m. UAE. For the U.S.-English version of the following press release, click here. For a list of Nickelodeon's international KCA 2021 nominees, click here.



Justin Bieber & Favourite Arab Star Nominees Announced at Nickelodeon's KCAs 2021

Show Host Kenan Thompson Kicks Off First-Ever KCA Blimp World Tour on Saturday, March 13th

Grammy® Award-winning global superstar Justin Bieber has been tapped as the headline performer for this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021. A celebration of fan- favorite stars across the worlds of film, television, music, sports and more, Bieber will hit the “KCA” main stage for epic, show-stopping performances of his chart-topping hits “Intentions,” joined by Quavo, and his latest single “Anyone.” The Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 will air March 15 TH at 6:00 p.m. UAE time on Nickelodeon on OSN.

Hosted by actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live legend Kenan Thompson, Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 will air March 15 TH at 6:00 p.m. UAE time on Nickelodeon on OSN, as Nickelodeon’s Orange Blimp takes fans on a virtual ride around the world and beyond. The show will also be simulcast live across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons and, the Nick Jr. channel.

“The Kids’ Choice Awards was my first awards show and returning to share my new music is a full-circle moment,” said Bieber. “Although the show may look different this year, the KCA’s are always a ton of fun and there will definitely be no shortage of slime!”

With over a dozen Kids’ Choice Awards wins, Bieber leads the pack with five nominations this year: three in the category of “Favorite Music Collaboration” for his songs “Holy” featuring Chance the Rapper, “Lonely” with benny blanco, and “Stuck with U” with Ariana Grande; one for “Favorite Song” for “Yummy;” and one for “Favorite Male Artist.”

After closing out 2020 with three smash singles - “Holy” with Chance the Rapper, “Lonely” with benny blanco, and “Monster” with Shawn Mendes-Bieber rang in the new year with a brand-new single “Anyone,” and his return to the live stage in a blow-out NYE livestreamed concert. He continues to reign as one of the biggest artists in the world: the #1 artist on YouTube with 60+ million subscribers, the #2 artist on Spotify global with over 65 million monthly listeners, over 200 million in combined U.S. radio audience per week, three tracks in the Billboard Top 40, and three Grammy nominations and an American Music Award for his 2020 album Changes.

See below the nominees for the “Favourite Arab Star” Award:

ARAB NOMINEES

Nickelodeon Arabia fans can choose a “FAVOURITE ARAB STAR” by voting through the Nickelodeon Arabia Kids Choice Award website: kca.nickelodeonarabia.com

FAVOURITE ARAB STAR NOMINEES:

The Saudi Reporters @TheSaudiReporters

Abdulla and Abdulaziz are twin brothers from Saudi Arabia and they’re known as The Saudi Reporters, their weekly show consists of comedic sketches, challenges, food tasting, science experiments, travel vlogs, and Q&A sessions.

Omar Farooq @OmarFarooq

Omar Farooq is a youthful Bahraini filmmaker; he is one of the region's top YouTube stars. He's figured out a way to combine vlogging with storytelling, creating educational and stirring content for his viewers. Omar’s online series "Omar Tries" chronicles his journeys as he experiences different vocations and situations.

Azza Zarour @AzzaZarour

Azza Zarour is a creative television show host and content maker on both, Auetob and musical Palestinian. She has a great following of Instagram of 3.3m followers and is regarded as a fashionista. She is also known for presenting shows for Television channels like MBC 3.

Bessan Ismail @BassemIsmail

Bessan Ismail is a Social media celebrity who has built a reputation for her self-titled YouTube channel. Through documenting her everyday life which often has challenges and original singing clips, she has grossed more than 320 million views for her lifestyle and adventure vlogging from.

Fans can currently cast votes on the official Kids’ Choice Awards website, www.KidsChoiceAwards.com, and on the Screens Up app on supported iPad, iPhone and Android devices in the U.S. International fans can cast votes through the Nick Play app in regions where it is available. Fans will also be able to cast their votes through social media on Twitter.  Fans can also stay up to date on all the news by liking Nickelodeon on Facebook and following @Nickelodeon on Twitter and Instagram.

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 is produced by Nickelodeon Productions and overseen by Rob Bagshaw, Executive Vice President, Unscripted Content. Michael Dempsey serves as executive producer, with Amy Johnson and Magda Liolis serving as co-executive producers. Nickelodeon’s Unscripted Content executives Rob Bagshaw and Paul J Medford also serve as executive producers. The ceremony is directed by Glenn Weiss.

Nickelodeon, now in its 41 st  year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com/. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).

@Nickelodeon #KCA

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Justin Bieber to headline at Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2021

Kenan Thompson will host and Arab nominees are announced

We love the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, all those orange blimps and copious amounts of slime...

The next awards is due to take place on Saturday March 13 and global superstar, Justin Bieber, has been announced as the headline act.

Great news for Beliebers who will get to watch the Grammy Award-winning global superstar take to the stage to sing all his mega hits including Beauty and a Beat, Love Yourself and Intentions.

“The Kids’ Choice Awards was my first awards show and returning to share my new music is a full-circle moment,” said Bieber.

“Although the show may look different this year, the KCA’s are always a ton of fun and there will definitely be no shortage of slime!”

Bieber already has a dozen Kids’ Choice Awards wins, and this year leads the pack with five nominations: three in the category of Favorite Music Collaboration for his songs Holy featuring Chance the Rapper, Lonely with benny blanco, and Stuck with U with Ariana Grande; one for Favorite Song for Yummy; and one for Favorite Male Artist.

Plus, the nominations are in for Favourite Arab Star and the Nickelodeon Arabia fans can vote for their favourites at www.kca.nickelodeonarabia.com.

Nominations include Bahraini filmmaker Omar Farooq, TV host Azza Zarour and social media celebrity Bessan Ismail.

The popular show will be hosted by actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live legend Kenan Thompson and kids in the UAE will be able to catch it on Nickelodeon on OSN at 6pm.

Mar 13, 6pm. Nickelodeon on OSN, www.kca.nickelodeonarabia.com.

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Originally published: Monday, February 08, 2021.

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