Los Angeles - Multiple new categories have been added to this year’s show, including "Best Blogger" (Africa), "Favourite Collaboration" and "Favourite Cooking Show".
The new African voting category sees recognition for bloggers Sylvia Kamau (Kenya), Aisha Baker (South Africa), Uche Eze (Nigeria) & Theodora Lee (South Africa).
Selena Gomez leads the individual nominations at the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards with four.
The 23-year-old star's work on Hotel Transylvania 2 has earned her a nod for Favourite Voice From an Animated Movie, while she joins Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift in picking up another three nominations in the musical category.
Taylor's Bad Blood - which features Kendrick Lamar - is up for the award, as is Good For You, which is by Selena feat. A$AP Rocky, and Justin's track with Skrillex and Diplo, Where Are U Now will also be battling against one another in the Favourite Collaboration category.
Additionally, Bad Blood is also up for Favourite Song of the Year, as is Justin's What Do You Mean?, while Taylor and Selena will also contest alongside Adele, Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor and Nicki Minaj for the Favourite Female Singer category.
Elsewhere, in the TV categories, the stars of Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory have helped both shows pick up four nominations, including nods in the Favourite Family TV Show category.
Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki will contest for Favourite Male TV Star - Family Show alongside Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez, as well as Black-ish star Anthony Anderson, Ben McKenzie from Gotham, and The Flash actor Grant Gustin.
Avengers: Age of Ultron - which is up for Favourite Movie - scored an impressive three nods in the Favourite Movie Actor category, with its stars Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr. battling it out for the award, alongside Jurassic World actor Chris Pratt, John Boyega, who played Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Daddy's Home star Will Ferrell.
Kids Choice Awards 2016 list of nominations:
Favourite Blogger - AfricaSylvia Kamau (Kenya) – “Style by Silvia” Aisha Baker (South Africa) – “Baked the Blog” Uche Eze (Nigeria) – “Bella Naija”Theodora Lee (South Africa) – “Theodora Lee”
Favourite TV ShowAustin & AllyGirl Meets WorldHenry DangerJessieLab Rats: Bionic Island The Thundermans
Favourite Family TV ShowMarvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Modern FamilyOnce Upon a TimeThe Big Bang TheoryThe FlashThe Muppets
Favourite Male TV Star – Kids’ ShowAidan Gallagher – Nicky Harper, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & DawnCasey 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: Bionic Island
Favourite Male TV Star – Family ShowAnthony 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 TheoryRico Rodriguez – Manny Delgado, Modern Family
Favourite Female TV Star – Kids’ ShowDebby 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 & DawnZendaya – K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover
Favourite Female TV Star – Family ShowChloe 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 TheoryMing-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 ShowAmerica’s Got TalentAmerican IdolDance MomsDancing with the StarsThe Voice
Favourite Cooking ShowCake BossCake WarsChopped JuniorDiners, Drive-Ins and DivesHell’s KitchenMasterChef Junior
Favourite Cartoon ALVINNN!!! and The ChipmunksGravity FallsNinjagoPhineas & FerbSpongeBob SquarePants Steven UniverseTeen Titans Go!The Amazing World of Gumball
Favourite MovieAnt-ManAvengers: Age of UltronCinderellaDaddy’s HomeJurassic WorldPitch Perfect 2Star Wars: The Force AwakensThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2
Favourite Movie ActorChris Evans – Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Age of UltronChris Hemsworth – Thor, Avengers: Age of UltronChris Pratt – Owen, Jurassic World John Boyega – Finn, Star Wars: The Force Awakens Robert Downey Jr. – Tony Stark/Iron Man, Avengers: Age of UltronWill Ferrell – Brad Whitaker, Daddy’s Home
Favourite Movie ActressAnna Kendrick – Beca, Pitch Perfect 2Daisy Ridley – Rey, Star Wars: The Force AwakensJennifer Lawrence – Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2Lily James – Cinderella, Cinderella Rebel Wilson – Fat Amy, Pitch Perfect 2Scarlett Johansson – Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Age of Ultron
Favourite Animated MovieAlvin and the Chipmunks: The Road ChipHomeHotel Transylvania 2Inside OutMinionsThe Peanuts Movie
Favourite Voice From an Animated MovieAmy Poehler – Joy, Inside OutJennifer Lopez – Lucy, HomeJim Parsons – Oh, HomeJustin Long – Alvin, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Sandra Bullock – Scarlet Overkill, MinionsSelena Gomez- Mavis, Hotel Transylvania 2
Favourite Music GroupFall Out BoyFifth HarmonyImagine DragonsMaroon 5One DirectionPentatonix
Favourite Male SingerBlake SheltonDrakeEd SheeranJustin BieberNick JonasThe Weeknd
Favourite Female SingerAdeleAriana GrandeMeghan TrainorNicki MinajSelena GomezTaylor Swift
Favourite Song Of The YearBad Blood (feat. Kendrick Lamar) – Taylor SwiftCan’t Feel My Face – The WeekndHello – AdeleHotline Bling - DrakeThinking Out Loud – Ed SheeranWhat Do You Mean? – Justin Bieber
Favourite New ArtistAlessia CaraDNCEOMIShawn MendesSilentoWALK THE MOON
Favourite CollaborationBad Blood – Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick LamarDowntown – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster CazGood For You - Selena Gomez feat. A$AP RockyLike I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor feat. John LegendSee You Again – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie PuthWhere Are Ü Now – Skrillex, Justin Bieber & Diplo
Favourite Book Diary of a Minecraft ZombieDiary of a Wimpy Kid seriesHarry Potter seriesStar Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need To KnowThe Hunger Games seriesThe Maze Runner series
Favourite Video GameDisney Infinity 3.0Just Dance 2016Minecraft: Story ModeSkylander SuperChargersSpongeBob HeroPantsSuper Mario Maker
The awards will be handed out in a ceremony televised live on Nickelodeon on 12 March from the Forum in Inglewood, California.
Voting is now open.
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