Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Nickelodeon UK Unveils UK-Specific Nominations For Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland have announced in the following press release, from VIMN's official Nickelodeon UK & Ireland Press Centre, the UK-specific categories and nominees which will be part of Nick UK's version of the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2016. Get your vote on now at kca2016.com, on Nick Play and on Twitter!


One Direction, Adele, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez lead the 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards with three nominations each across UK and international categories

The competition is on in the UK music categories as One Direction, Little Mix, Rixton and Fleur East all receive two nominations

Taylor Swift's first-class felines Meredith and Olivia Benson receive nominations for UK's Favourite Celebrity Cat

Last year kids cast a record-breaking 500 million votes globally

London, 2nd February 2016 - One Direction, Adele, Little Mix, Andy Murray and Lewis Hamilton are a few UK celebrities who have been nominated for the 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards. From today, kids can vote across seven UK-specific and 22 international categories online at kca.nick.co.uk/vote, on Nick Play and via Twitter using the hashtag #KCA. Winners will be announced during the super-sized ceremony which airs in the UK on Sunday 13th March from 5:00pm.

The 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards sees a battle of the bands for UK Favourite Music Act and UK Favourite Music Video as Little Mix, The Vamps, Rixton and One Direction go up against each other with nominations in both categories. Meanwhile, powerhouse singers Adele and Jess Glynne compete to win UK Favourite Music Video for the first time.

Reigning UK Favourite Celebrity Animal champion Prince Essex (Joey Essex's cat) returns, but against his own kind this year in brand-new category UK Favourite Famous Cat. The claws will be out as he rivals A-Listers Meredith and Olivia Benson (Taylor Swift's cats) and world-renowned Grumpy Cat.

Up-and-coming vloggers are smashing onto the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards scene with newbies including MyNamesChai, Raphael Gomes and Noodlerella vying to win UK Favourite Breakthrough Vlogger. All the while, Swifties and Directioners return to beat new fan-bases Beliebers and Mixers in UK Favourite Fan Family.

Masters of gaming Mr. Stampy Cat, The Diamond Mine Cart and Spencer FC return for a second year with nominations for UK Favourite Tipster. They face tough competition from new entrants AliA, iBallisticSquid and Ethan Gamer TV.

UK Favourite Sports Star marks its return in 2016 with sporting talent Andy Murray, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Lewis Hamilton, Steph Houghton, Ellie Simmonds and Harry Kane all receiving nominations.

UK viewers can tune-in from 5:00pm on Sunday 13th March where UK hosts Jordan and Perri will bring a bit of Britain to LA as they interview the world's biggest celebrities and Nickelodeon stars on the orange carpet and gather all of the gossip from this year's awards. From Friday 12th February Nickelodeon viewers can catch a weekly web-show every Friday on kca.nick.co.uk with Jordan and Perri direct from their top-secret Kids' Choice Awards HQ.

The UK nominees for the 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards are:

UK Favourite Music Act
Little Mix #VoteLittleMixUK
The Vamps #VoteTheVampsUK
Fleur East #VoteFleurUK
Rixton #VoteRixtonUK
Nathan Sykes #VoteNathanUK
One Direction #Vote1DirectionUK

UK Favourite Music Video
Black Magic – Little Mix #VoteBlackMagicUK
Drag Me Down – One Direction #VoteDragMeDownUK
Hello – Adele #VoteHelloUK
Sax – Fleur East #VoteSaxUK
Hold My Hand – Jess Glynne #VoteHoldMyHandUK
We All Want The Same Thing – Rixton #VoteWeAllWantUK

UK Favourite Sports Star
Harry Kane #VoteHarrySportUK
Steph Houghton #VoteStephSportUK
Jessica Ennis-Hill #VoteJessicaSportUK
Andy Murray #VoteAndySportUK
Ellie Simmonds #VoteEllieSportUK
Lewis Hamilton #VoteLewisSportUK

UK Favourite Tipster
The Diamond Mine Cart #VoteDiamondUK
Spencer FC #VoteSpencerUK
AliA #VoteAliaUK
Mr. Stampy Cat #VoteMrStampyCatUK
iBallisticSquid #VoteiBallisticSquidUK
Ethan Gamer TV #VoteEthanGamerUK

UK Favourite Famous Cat
Meredith (Taylor Swift's cat) #VoteMeredithCatUK
Olivia Benson (Taylor Swift's cat) #VoteOliviaBensonUK
Prince Essex (Joey Essex's cat) #VotePrinceEssexUK
Grumpy Cat #VoteGrumpyCatUK
Venus #VoteVenusCatUK
Sam #VoteSamEyebrowsUK

UK Favourite Breakthrough Vlogger
Raphael Gomes #VoteRaphaelUK
Noodlerella #VoteNoodlerellaUK
Sam King ftw #VoteSamKingUK
Cherry Wallis #VoteCherryUK
Jazzybum #VoteJazzyUK
MyNamesChai #VoteChaiUK

UK Favourite Fan Family
Beliebers #VoteBeliebersUK
Directioners #VoteDirectionersUK
Arianators #VoteArianatorsUK
Swifties #VoteSwiftiesUK
Mixers #VoteMixersUK
Vampettes #VoteVampettesUK

The international music categories are also battling it out this year with Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd and Drake all nominated for Favourite Male Singer and Favourite Song of the Year.

Brit sensation Adele sees more awards on the horizon with two international nominations for Favourite Female Singer and Favourite Song of the Year, along with One Direction who vie to win Favourite Music Group for the fourth year in a row.

Meanwhile, it's not just Taylor Swift's cats getting the cream this year as their owner is up for three international nominations for Favourite Female Singer, Favourite Song of the Year and Favourite Collaboration, rivalling Selena Gomez who's been nominated for Favourite Voice from an Animated Movie, Favourite Female Singer and Favourite Collaboration.

The international nominees and categories for the 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards are:

Favourite TV Show
Austin & Ally
Girl Meets World
Henry Danger
Lab Rats
The Thundermans

Favourite Family TV Show
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Modern Family
Once Upon a Time
The Big Bang Theory
The Flash
The Muppets

Favourite Male TV Star - Kids' Show
Aidan Gallagher - Nicky Harper (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Casey Simpson - Ricky Harper (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Jace Norman - Henry Hart (Henry Danger)
Jack Griffo - Max Thunderman (The Thundermans)
Ross Lynch - Austin Moon (Austin & Ally)
Tyrel Jackson Williams - Leo Dooley (Lab Rats)

Favourite Male TV Star - Family Show
Anthony Anderson - Andre 'Dre' Johnson (Black-ish)
Ben McKenzie - James Gordon (Gotham)
Grant Gustin - Barry Allen (The Flash)
Jim Parsons - Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
Johnny Galecki - Leonard Hofstadter (The Big Bang Theory)
Rico Rodriguez - Manny Delgado (Modern Family)

Favourite Female TV Star - Kids' Show
Debby Ryan - Jessie Prescott (Jessie)
Dove Cameron - Liv Rooney (Liv and Maddie)
Kira Kosarin - Phoebe Thunderman (The Thundermans)
Laura Marano - Ally Dawson (Austin & Ally)
Lizzy Greene - Dawn Harper (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Zendaya - K.C. Cooper (K.C. Undercover)

Favourite Female TV Star - Family Show
Chloe Bennet - Daisy "Skye" Johnson (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
Jennifer Morrison - Emma Swan (Once Upon a Time)
Kaley Cuoco - Penny Hofstadter (The Big Bang Theory)
Ming-Na Wen - Melinda May (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
Sarah Hyland - Haley Dunphy (Modern Family)
Sofia Vergara - Gloria Delgado-Pritchett (Modern Family)

Favourite Talent Competition Show
America's Got Talent
American Idol
Dance Moms
Dancing with the Stars
The Voice

Favourite Cooking Show
Cake Boss
Cake Wars
Chopped Junior
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Hell's Kitchen
MasterChef Junior

Favourite Cartoon
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks
Gravity Falls
Phineas & Ferb
SpongeBob SquarePants
Steven Universe
Teen Titans Go!
The Amazing World of Gumball

Favourite Movie
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Daddy's Home
Jurassic World
Pitch Perfect 2
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

Favourite Movie Actor
Chris Evans - Steve Rogers/Captain America (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Chris Hemsworth - Thor (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Chris Pratt - Owen (Jurassic World)
John Boyega - Finn (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Robert Downey Jr. - Tony Stark/Iron Man (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Will Ferrell - Brad Whitaker (Daddy's Home)

Favourite Movie Actress
Anna Kendrick - Beca (Pitch Perfect 2)
Daisy Ridley - Rey (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Jennifer Lawrence - Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2)
Lily James - Cinderella (Cinderella)
Rebel Wilson - Fat Amy (Pitch Perfect 2)
Scarlett Johansson - Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow (Avengers: Age of Ultron)

Favourite Animated Movie
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Hotel Transylvania 2
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie

Favourite Voice from an Animated Movie
Amy Poehler - Joy (Inside Out)
Jennifer Lopez - Lucy (Home)
Jim Parsons - Oh (Home)
Justin Long - Alvin (Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip)
Sandra Bullock - Scarlet Overkill (Minions)
Selena Gomez - Mavis (Hotel Transylvania 2)

Favourite Music Group
Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction

Favourite Male Singer
Blake Shelton
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Nick Jonas
The Weeknd

Favourite Female Singer
Ariana Grande
Meghan Trainor
Nicki Minaj
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favourite Song of The Year
Bad Blood (feat. Kendrick Lamar) - Taylor Swift
Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Hello - Adele
Hotline Bling - Drake
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber

Favourite New Artists
Alessia Cara
Shawn Mendes

Favourite Collaboration
Bad Blood - Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar
Downtown - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz
Good For You - Selena Gomez feat. A$AP Rocky
Like I'm Gonna Lose You - Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend
See You Again - Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
Where Are Ü Now - Skrillex, Justin Bieber & Diplo

Favourite Book
Diary of a Minecraft Zombie
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Harry Potter series
Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know
The Hunger Games series
The Maze Runner series

Favourite Video Game
Disney Infinity 3.0
Just Dance 2016
Minecraft: Story Mode
Skylander SuperChargers
SpongeBob HeroPants
Super Mario Maker

The 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards will take place The "Fabulous" Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, 12th March. Hosted by Country Music star and coach on the Emmy winning NBC's The Voice, Blake Shelton, the awards will honour favourites from the worlds of film, music and television, giving kids a front-row seat to slime, stunts and celebrities. The show will be seen by kids around the globe on Nickelodeon channels in more than 180+ countries and territories. Fans can join in on the slime-fest by going to kca.nick.co.uk, the official destination for everything Kids' Choice Awards, for hilarious videos, quizzes, photo galleries and get the latest KCA news on this year's show and nominees. International sponsors of the 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards include Heelys and the brand new comedy blockbuster 'KUNG FU PANDA 3.' The 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards is produced by Nickelodeon Productions. Executive producers are Elizabeth Kelly, Michael Dempsey, Shelly Sumpter Gillyard and Jay Schmalholz.

Available in over 13 million homes, Nickelodeon is the place where kids rule and features top shows such as Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards, Bella and the Bulldogs, Game Shakers, SpongeBob SquarePants and Sam & Cat. Launched in 1993, Nickelodeon brings hit international and locally-produced entertainment content to audiences in the UK and Ireland. Viewers can also watch Nickelodeon in high definition through Nickelodeon HD and have the opportunity to catch up with the schedule through Nickelodeon +1. Exclusive games, behind the scenes clips, show information and more are available on nick.co.uk and Nick Play where viewers can find exclusive content updated daily. Viewers can watch Nickelodeon on Sky, Virgin, TalkTalk, BT Vision, YouView, VUTV on Freeview and on UPC in the Republic of Ireland.

The Nickelodeon Network brings the best in kids' content to the UK and Ireland with Nickelodeon channels available in over 13 million cable and satellite homes. Having launched in 1993 Nickelodeon UK comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families, and is a joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and BSkyB.

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