2018 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards Nominees

2018 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards Nominees

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Nickelodeon have announced the superstar nominees and a one-of-a-kind performance for the highly-anticipated 2018 Kids' Choice Awards. Celebrating kids' favourites across movies, television, music and digital, this year's Australian and New Zealand nominees include: Chris Hemsworth, Lorde, Steve Smith, SIA, Guy Sebastian, The Matildas, Jessica Mauboy, Taika Waititi, Julia Morris and Chris Brown, among others.

WWE Superstar John Cena returns as host of the 2018 Kids' Choice Awards airing on Nickelodeon on Monday, March 26th at 5pm, fast-tracked from Los Angeles.

Global nominees for the slimiest award show on the planet include: Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Beyoncé, Kevin Hart, Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Zendaya, Chris Pratt, Selena Gomez, Millie Bobby Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Bieber, Harry Styles, Chris Hemsworth, Ed Sheeran and more.v

Nickelodeon star and social media sensation Jojo Siwa will perform a medley of hits, including her triple-platinum smash 'Boomerang," with has garnered over 500 million views on YouTube.

Said Siwa, "I am so excited about this year's Kids' Choice Awards. Not only will I be performing for the first time at the KCA's, but I am also super excited about my nomination for Favourite Musical YouTube Creator. Bring on the slime, I am soooooo ready!"

Kids across Australia and New Zealand can also vote for their favourite local celebrities in categories including Favourite Ultimate Icon which sees Aussie actor Chris Hemsworth taking on his Kiwi friend and director of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi, while SIA and Guy Sebastian battle it out for Favourite Streaming Sensation. Over in the world of TV, YouTube and other iconic duos, Bindi And Robert Irwin will go up against the reality TV hosts Julia Morris and Chris Brown for Favourite Duo.

Beginning today, kids can cast their votes at nick.com.au/KCA, the official destination everything Kids' Choice Awards including hilarious videos and photos – the place for the latest news about this year's show, nominees and attendees.

Stay up to date on all Kids' Choice Awards news by liking Nickelodeon on Facebook and following @Nickelodeon on Twitter and Instagram.

The nominees and categories for Nickelodeon's 2018 Kids' Choice Awards are (*new categories):

Aussie and Kiwi Categories:

Favourite Ultimate Icon:
Chris Hemsworth
Steve Smith
Taika Waititi

Favourite Streaming Sensation:
Jessica Mauboy
Guy Sebastian

Favourite Duo:
Bindi & Robert Irwin
Julia Morris & Chris Brown
Sarah Jane Betts & Kane Foster
Jono & Ben

Favourite Squad:
5 Seconds of Summer
Bondi Rescue
The Matildas
Parri$ Goebel & The Royal Family

Favourite Rising Star:
Isabella Clarke
Julian Dennison
Olivia Deeble
Poppy Starr Olsen

Global Nominees


Favorite Movie
Beauty and the Beast
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Pitch Perfect 3
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The Greatest Showman
Wonder Woman

Favorite Movie Actor
Ben Affleck (Batman, Justice League)
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Thor: Ragnarok)
Chris Pratt (Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2)
Dwayne Johnson (Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)
Kevin Hart (Moose Finbar, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)
Will Ferrell (Brad, Daddy's Home 2)

Favorite Movie Actress
Anna Kendrick (Beca, Pitch Perfect 3)
Daisy Ridley (Rey, Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
Emma Watson (Belle, Beauty and the Beast)
Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman & Justice League)
Zendaya (Anne Wheeler, The Greatest Showman & Michelle, Spider-Man: Homecoming)
Zoe Saldana (Gamora, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2)

Favorite Animated Movie
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Cars 3
Despicable Me 3
Smurfs: The Lost Village
The Emoji Movie
The Lego Batman Movie


Favorite Music Group

Fifth Harmony
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Male Artist
Bruno Mars
DJ Khaled
Ed Sheeran
Luis Fonsi
Kendrick Lamar
Shawn Mendes

Favorite Female Artist
Demi Lovato
Katy Perry
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favorite Song
Despacito (Remix) – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, featuring Justin Bieber
HUMBLE. – Kendrick Lamar
I'm The One – DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne
It Ain't Me – Selena Gomez & Kygo
Look What You Made Me Do – Taylor Swift
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
That's What I Like – Bruno Mars
Thunder – Imagine Dragons

Favorite Breakout Artist
Alessia Cara
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Harry Styles
Noah Cyrus

Favorite Global Music Star
Black Coffee (Africa)
BTS (Asia)
Lorde (Australia/New Zealand)
Maluma (South America)
Taylor Swift (North America)
The Vamps (UK)
Zara Larsson (Europe)


Favorite TV Show

Fuller House
Henry Danger
K.C. Undercover
Saban's Power Rangers Ninja Steel
Stranger Things
The Big Bang Theory
The Flash
The Thundermans

Favorite Cartoon
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks
SpongeBob SquarePants
Teen Titans Go!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Loud House
The Simpsons

Favorite TV Actor
Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead)
Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash, The Flash)
Jace Norman (Henry Hart, Henry Danger)
Jack Griffo (Max Thunderman, The Thundermans)
Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory)
William Shewfelt (Brody Romero/Red Ninja Steel Ranger)

Favorite TV Actress
Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House)
Kaley Cuoco (Penny, The Big Bang Theory)
Kira Kosarin (Phoebe Thunderman, The Thundermans)
Lizzy Greene (Dawn Harper, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)
Zendaya (K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover)

Other Categories: (Voting begins Monday, March 19th)

Favorite Video Game

Just Dance 2018
Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Minecraft: Java Edition
Star Wars Battlefront II
Super Mario Odyssey

Favorite Funny YouTube Creator
Alex Wassabi
Dude Perfect
Liza Koshy
Miranda Sings

Favorite Musical YouTube Creator
Ayo & Teo
Jack & Jack
Jacob Sartorius
Johnny Orlando
JoJo Siwa
Why Don't We