Thursday, February 25, 2016

DNCE To Perform At Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards

Billboard has announced the exciting news that Joe Jonas' new rock band DNCE will be performing live at Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards!

DNCE. Photo by Meredith Truax.

DNCE are the first act confirmed to perform at the 2016 event, which, hosted by country music superstar Blake Shelton, will air live on Nickelodeon USA, Nickelodeon Canada and Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand on Saturday, March 12, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) and on Nickelodeon channels around the world within hours of the live show, including Sunday 13th March 2016 from 5:00pm on Nickelodeon UK and Ireland/HD.

Brother Nick Jonas hosted last year and performed two songs. This year country star and winning-est Voice mentor Blake Shelton steps in for hosting duties.

DNCE, nominated this year for favorite new artist, will deliver their new single "Cake by the Ocean" - which recently entered the Billboard Hot 100's top 10 - in a performance that promises to extend into the audience and culminate in an epic slime dousing!

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Check out DNCE's video announcement, and Jonas' pink hair, below!:

Nickelodeon announces its first 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards performance from pop rock band DNCE, with lead singer Joe Jonas singing their hit single “Cake by the Ocean.” The high-energy performance will extend beyond the stage and into the audience, giving fans a 360 surprise slime dousing. Blake Shelton, country music superstar and coach panelist on NBC's The Voice, hosts the show that will air live on Saturday, March 12th, at 8pm!

UPDATE: Below is Nickelodeon's official press release announcing the news, via


Nickelodeon announced that Los Angeles quartet DNCE will take the stage at the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards, performing their hit single "Cake by the Ocean." The high-energy performance will extend beyond the stage, into the audience, culminating in an epic slime dousing. Hosted by Country music superstar and coach panelist on NBC's The Voice Blake Shelton, the show will air live from the "Fabulous" Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Saturday, March 12, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

Nominated for their first time for "Favorite New Artist," DNCE's debut single, "Cake by the Ocean," is now a top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, and recently broke into the top 10 at Top 40 radio. The song is also currently in the top 10 on the iTunes Top Songs Chart and Shazam's Top 100 US Chart and Top 20 on Spotify's US Top 50 Chart. To date, overall streams exceed 70 million, while video views are over 17 million and counting. The band's debut EP, SWAAY (Republic Records), entered the Top 10 on the iTunes Pop Chart upon its release last October. DNCE will be the opening act for multi-platinum singer and actress Selena Gomez' 2016 "Revival Tour" this summer, which kicks off on May 6th.

Additional presenters for the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards will be announced at a later date.


Thanks to Nickelodeon Fans for the link to the video!
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