Nickelodeon Unveils 2013 ‘Kids Choice Awards’ Nominees



via press release:

NICKELODEON UNVEILS 2013 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS NOMINEES

 

Roster of Nods Includes Adele, Justin Bieber, Big Time Rush, Bon Jovi, Miranda Cosgrove, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Vanessa Hudgens, Victoria Justice, Jennifer Lawrence, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, One Direction, Katy Perry, Michael Phelps, Julia Roberts, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Kristen Stewart, Ben Stiller, Taylor Swift, Tim Tebow, Venus and Serena Williams, and More

 

Beginning Feb. 14, Kids Can Cast Their Vote in 22 Categories on Nick.com

 

Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, Hosted by Josh Duhamel,

Airs Live Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)

 

LOS ANGELES – February 13, 2013 – Nickelodeon fans have spoken! Voting for their favorites in television, sports, music and film, kids everywhere have made their voices heard as the network announces the nominees for Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, airing Saturday, March 23.  Vying for the sought-after blimp award are mega-stars Adele, Justin Bieber, Big Time Rush, Bon Jovi, Miranda Cosgrove, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Vanessa Hudgens, Victoria Justice, Jennifer Lawrence, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, One Direction, Katy Perry, Michael Phelps, Julia Roberts, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Kristen Stewart, Ben Stiller, Taylor Swift, Tim Tebow, and Venus and Serena Williams.  Hollywood’s biggest kid, Josh Duhamel, will be hosting the slime-fest, telecast live from USC’s Galen Center from 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

 

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 14, kids will be able to cast their votes in 22 categories, including the newly introduced nominations for Favorite App and Favorite Villain, across all of Nickelodeon’s digital outlets: Nick.com, all desktop and mobile devices, and Nickelodeon’s Facebook page and Twitter feed. On Facebook, users will be able to vote from a tab on the page and the entire voting experience can be embedded directly into wall posts, and on Twitter users be able to vote using custom KCA hashtags.

 

It’s a fight to the cinematic finish as Kids’ Choice Awards former host and winner Will Smith, Johnny Depp¸ Zachary Gordon and newcomer Andrew Garfield nabbed nominations for Favorite Movie Actor: Smith for Men in Black 3, Depp for Dark Shadows, Gordon for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days and Garfield for The Amazing Spider-Man.  Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart and Scarlett Johansson kicked butt with dual nominations for Favorite Movie Actress and Favorite Female Buttkicker, while The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Hunger Games and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days are all up for Favorite Movie.

In television, Miranda Cosgrove, Bridgit Mendler, Selena Gomez and Victoria Justice round out the Favorite TV Actress nominees, with iCarly, Good Luck Charlie, Wizards of Waverly Place and 2012 KCA winner Victorious also competing for Favorite TV Show. First time nominees Carlos Pena (Big Time Rush), Lucas Cruikshank (Marvin Marvin), Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place) and Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) were tapped for Favorite TV Actor.

Taylor Swift scored three nominations: one for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie (The Lorax), Favorite Song (“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”) and Favorite Female Singer.  Last year’s Favorite Music Group Big Time Rush made the list again and are up against Maroon 5, Bon Jovi and One Direction whose single “What Makes You Beautiful” is also nominated for Favorite Song.

Presenting sponsors of Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are General Mills, Hasbro Twister Rave Games and Target.  Associate sponsors are Bounty™, McDonald’s®, nabi, Wii U from Nintendo and Skechers.

The nominees for Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are:

 

TELEVISION:

 

Favorite TV Show

Good Luck Charlie

iCarly

Victorious

Wizards of Waverly Place

 

Favorite Reality Show

America’s Got Talent

American Idol

The Voice

Wipeout

 

Favorite Cartoon

The Fairly OddParents

Phineas and Ferb

SpongeBob SquarePants

Tom and Jerry

 

Favorite TV Actor

Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place)

Lucas Cruikshank (Marvin Marvin)

Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally)

Carlos Pena (Big Time Rush)

 

Favorite TV Actress

Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly)

Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place)

Victoria Justice (Victorious)

Bridgit Mendler (Good Luck Charlie)

 

FILM:

 

Favorite Movie

The Amazing Spider-Man

The Avengers

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

The Hunger Games

 

Favorite Movie Actor

Johnny Depp (Dark Shadows)

Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man)

Zachary Gordon (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days)

Will Smith (Men in Black 3)

 

Favorite Movie Actress

Vanessa Hudgens (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island)

Scarlett Johansson (The Avengers)

Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games)

Kristen Stewart (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2)

 

Favorite Animated Movie

Brave

Ice Age: Continental Drift

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Wreck-It Ralph

 

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Chris Rock (Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted)

Adam Sandler (Hotel Transylvania)

Ben Stiller (Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted)

Taylor Swift (The Lorax)

 

Favorite Male Buttkicker

Robert Downey Jr. (The Avengers)

Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man)

Chris Hemsworth (The Avengers)

Dwayne Johnson (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island)

 

Favorite Female Buttkicker

Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises)

Scarlett Johansson (The Avengers)

Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games)

Kristen Stewart (Snow White and the Huntsman)

 

MUSIC:

 

Favorite Music Group

Big Time Rush

Bon Jovi

Maroon 5

One Direction

 

Favorite Male Singer

Justin Bieber

Bruno Mars

Blake Shelton

Usher

 

Favorite Female Singer

Adele

Katy Perry

P!nk

Taylor Swift

 

Favorite Song

“Call Me Maybe” (Carly Rae Jepsen)

“Gangnam Style” (PSY)

“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (Taylor Swift)

“What Makes You Beautiful” (One Direction)

 

 

SPORTS:

 

Favorite Male Athlete

LeBron James

Michael Phelps

Tim Tebow

Shaun White

 

Favorite Female Athlete

Gabrielle Douglas

Danica Patrick

Serena Williams
Venus Williams

 

OTHER CATEGORIES:

 

Favorite Villain

Reed Alexander (iCarly)

Simon Cowell (The X Factor)

Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers)

Julia Roberts (Mirror Mirror)

 

Favorite Book

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

Harry Potter series

The Hunger Games series

Magic Tree House series

 

Favorite Videogame

Just Dance 4

Mario Kart 7

Skylanders Giants

Wii Sports

 

Favorite App

Angry Birds

Fruit Ninja

Minecraft

Temple Run

 

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