Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards News

Depp, Cyrus Win but Avoid Slime at Kids' Choice Awards

By Derrik J. Lang on April 3, 2011

Miley Cyrus, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Johnny Depp showed his appreciation for his Kids' Choice Award with a sliming.

After earning the blimp-shaped favorite movie actor trophy for his Mad Hatter role in "Alice in Wonderland," Depp manned a hose and unleashed waves of green goop on the screaming crowd of more than 10,000 kids — and a few adults.

Taylor Lautner and Taylor Swift Among Kids' Choice Awards Winners

By Amber Sterling on March 28, 2010

LOS ANGELES — Taylor Lautner and Taylor Swift were among the young stars winning top honors Saturday at Nickelodeon's 23rd annual Kids' Choice Awards.

Lautner won favorite movie actor for his New Moon role as hunky werewolf Jacob Black, in addition to taking home the inaugural cutest couple award with his Twilight co-star Kristin Stewart.

Swift also had a big night, winning favorite female singer and favorite song for "You Belong With Me." Fellow winners in the music categories were the Black Eyed Peas for favorite music group and Jay-Z for favorite male singer.

Miley Cyrus also scored an orange blimp trophy for favorite movie actress, receiving the award from singer Katy Perry.

Other notable individual winners included Dylan Sprouse for favorite TV actor and Selena Gomez for favorite TV actress.

In the television and movie categories, winners included Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel for movie, Up for animated movie, iCarly for TV show, American Idol for reality show and SpongeBob SquarePants for cartoon.

Miranda Cosgrove and Keke Palmer presented First Lady Michelle Obama with Nickelodeon's first-ever Big Help Award for inspiring families to be healthy and active through her recently launched Let's Move! initiative. In a taped acceptance, the First Lady acknowledged it was an honor to receive the award and she encouraged kids to be active and take control of their lives and health.

Comedian Kevin James hosted the annual slime fest, held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

Also see:

Kids' Choice Awards 2010 Red Carpet Photos

Kids' Choice Awards 2010 Winners List

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Kevin James to Host Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards

By Rich King on February 17, 2010

LOS ANGELES — Kevin James is ready for the slime.

The 44-year-old actor and comedian will host Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards, the network announced Wednesday.

"I have been lucky enough to live more than my share of dreams — a hit TV show, a hit movie, a beautiful family, and, of course, that prize-winning watermelon I grew last summer," said James. "Yet throughout it all, I've had this nagging feeling that my journey wasn't complete. Oh, sure, it's been quite a ride, but it lacked something... something green, slimy, oozing, slippery and dangerous! That's right — there's been no slime... until today! In short, I guess you could say hosting the Kids' Choice Awards completes me."

"Simply put, Kevin James is hilarious," added Marjorie Cohn, Executive Vice President, Development and Original Programming, Nickelodeon and an Executive Producer of the telecast. "Kids love his willingness to play and be outrageous and with Kevin as our host, we're looking forward to our funniest show ever."

Miley Cyrus topped this year's list of nominees for the annual slime fest that honors the best in film, music, sports and television. The 17-year-old star is up for four nominations: Favorite Female Singer, Favorite Movie Actress, Favorite TV Actress and Favorite Song (for "Party in the U.S.A.").

This year's ceremony will air live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on March 27.

Also see: Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2009 Red Carpet Photos

Photo credit: Tracy Bennet /Nickelodeon

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Miley Cyrus, 'New Moon' Top 2010 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Nominations

By Rich King on February 15, 2010

Miley Cyrus, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2010HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Miley Cyrus scored four nominations to lead the field of contenders at the 2010 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, organizers announced Monday.

The 17-year-old star is up for four nominations: Favorite Female Singer, Favorite Movie Actress, Favorite TV Actress and Favorite Song (for "Party in the U.S.A.").

'High School Musical,' Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus Win at Kids' Choice Awards

By Rich King on March 29, 2009

LOS ANGELES — It was Nickelodeon's night, but Disney may have stolen the show.

Disney's hit franchise"High School Musical 3" took home top movie honors, while its top young stars, Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers, were also among the winners at Saturday night's 22nd annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

"I really thought I was gonna lose, so thank you, guys," said the 16-year-old Cyrus, who won favorite female singer.

The Jonas Brothers won for favorite music group, while Jesse McCartney took home favorite male singer honors.

Other Disney winners included Vanessa Hudgens for favorite movie actress, "Wizards of Waverly" star Selena Gomez for favorite TV actress and "Suite Life of Zack and Cody" star Cole Sprouse for favorite TV actor.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio was awarded the first-ever Big Green Help Award for his environmental efforts.

"Right now, our mother — our mother — all of our mothers, Mother Earth is hurting," said DiCaprio. "And she needs a generation of thoughtful, caring and active kids like all of you to protect her for the future. You can help us win the battle to clean up our air, our water, our land, to protect our forests, our oceans and our wildlife."

Former WWE wrestler and "Race to Witch Mountain" star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson hosted the slime-filled show, which was held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.

Check out red carpet pictures from the 2009 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

22nd Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Winners List:

Favorite Movie: "High School Musical 3: Senior Year"
Favorite Movie Actor: Will Smith, "Hancock"
Favorite Movie Actress: Vanessa Hudgens, "High School Musical 3: Senior Year"
Favorite Animated Movie: "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa"
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie: Jack Black, "Kung Fu Panda"
Favorite Song: Beyonce, "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)"
Favorite Male Singer: Jesse McCartney
Favorite Female Singer: Miley Cyrus
Favorite Music Group: Jonas Brothers
Favorite TV Show: "iCarly"
Favorite Reality Show: "American Idol"
Favorite TV Actress: Selena Gomez, "Wizards of Waverly"
Favorite TV Actor: Cole Sprouse, "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody"
Favorite Cartoon: "SpongeBob SquarePants"
Favorite Male Athlete: Peyton Manning
Favorite Female Athlete: Candace Parke
Favorite Video Game: "Guitar Hero World Tour"
Favorite Book: "Twilight" series