Davido, Emanuella nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards alongside international superstars

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Davido, Emanuella nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards alongside international superstars

Nigerian singer, Davido, and 7-year-old comedienne, Emanuella, have been nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards alongside a host of African and international stars.


Just in case you don’t know, The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (also known as the KCAs, Kids’ Choice, or Kids’ Choice Awards) is an American 90-minute-long annual awards show that airs on Nickelodeon. The show features numerous celebrity guests and musical acts.

Three South Africans got the nod from the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards alongside big international names like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Harry Styles, while one of the Nigerian stars, Davido, also was nominated for the award alongside his Nigerian sister, Emmanuella. Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Ugandan singer, Eddy Kenzo, Tanzanian Bongo Flava act, Diamond Platnumz and kid comedian from Nigeria, Emanuella, in the Favourite African Star category.

More categories are expected to be announced soon. Let’s celebrate the African flag-bearers for the event which will be held on Saturday, the 24th of March in California, USA.

Find the full list of nominees below:

Favourite African Star (Voting begins Monday 19 March)

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Caster Semenya (South Africa)
Davido (Nigeria)
Emmanuella (Nigeria)
Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Music (Voting for the music categories begins Monday 5 March)

Favourite 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)

Favourite Music Group

Fifth Harmony
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots

Favourite Male Artist

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

Favourite Female Artist

Demi Lovato
Katy Perry
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favourite 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

Favourite Breakout Artist

Alessia Cara
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Harry Styles
Noah Cyrus

Film (Voting already in progress)

Favourite 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

Favourite 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)

Favourite 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/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)

Favourite Animated Movie

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

Television (Voting for the TV categories begins Monday 12 March)

Favourite TV Show

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

Favourite Cartoon

Alvin!!! And the Chipmunks
SpongeBob SquarePants
Teen Titans Go!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Loud House
The Simpsons

Favourite 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 Ranger, Power Rangers Ninja Steel)

Which of your favourite stars missed out?

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