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2016-02-03 09:18
 

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:

Blogging:

Favourite Blogger - Africa
Sylvia Kamau (Kenya) – “Style by Silvia” 
Aisha Baker (South Africa) – “Baked the Blog” 
Uche Eze (Nigeria) – “Bella Naija”
Theodora Lee (South Africa) – “Theodora Lee” 

Televison:

Favourite TV Show
Austin & Ally
Girl Meets World
Henry Danger
Jessie
Lab Rats: Bionic Island 
The Thundermans

Favourite Family TV Show
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Modern Family
Once Upon a Time
The Big Bang Theory
The Flash
The Muppets

Favourite Male TV Star – Kids’ Show
Aidan Gallagher – Nicky Harper, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Casey 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 Show
Anthony 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 Theory
Rico Rodriguez – Manny Delgado, Modern Family 

Favourite Female TV Star – Kids’ Show
Debby 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 & Dawn
Zendaya – K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover 

Favourite Female TV Star – Family Show
Chloe 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 Theory
Ming-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 Show
America’s Got Talent
American Idol
Dance Moms
Dancing with the Stars
The Voice

Favourite Cooking Show
Cake Boss
Cake Wars
Chopped Junior
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Hell’s Kitchen
MasterChef Junior

Favourite Cartoon 
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks
Gravity Falls
Ninjago
Phineas & Ferb
SpongeBob SquarePants 
Steven Universe
Teen Titans Go!
The Amazing World of Gumball

Film:

Favourite Movie
Ant-Man
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Cinderella
Daddy’s Home
Jurassic World
Pitch Perfect 2
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

Favourite Movie Actor
Chris Evans – Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Age of Ultron
Chris Hemsworth – Thor, Avengers: Age of Ultron
Chris Pratt – Owen, Jurassic World 
John Boyega – Finn, Star Wars: The Force Awakens 
Robert Downey Jr. – Tony Stark/Iron Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron
Will Ferrell – Brad Whitaker, Daddy’s Home 

Favourite Movie Actress
Anna Kendrick – Beca, Pitch Perfect 2
Daisy Ridley – Rey, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Jennifer Lawrence – Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2
Lily James – Cinderella, Cinderella 
Rebel Wilson – Fat Amy, Pitch Perfect 2
Scarlett Johansson – Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Favourite Animated Movie
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Home
Hotel Transylvania 2
Inside Out
Minions
The Peanuts Movie

Favourite Voice From an Animated Movie
Amy Poehler – Joy, Inside Out
Jennifer Lopez – Lucy, Home
Jim Parsons – Oh, Home
Justin Long – Alvin, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip 
Sandra Bullock – Scarlet Overkill, Minions
Selena Gomez- Mavis, Hotel Transylvania 2

Music:

Favourite Music Group
Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction
Pentatonix

Favourite Male Singer
Blake Shelton
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Nick Jonas
The Weeknd

Favourite Female Singer
Adele
Ariana Grande
Meghan Trainor
Nicki Minaj
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favourite Song Of The Year
Bad Blood (feat. Kendrick Lamar) – Taylor Swift
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Hello – Adele
Hotline Bling - Drake
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
What Do You Mean? – Justin Bieber

Favourite New Artist
Alessia Cara
DNCE
OMI
Shawn Mendes
Silento
WALK THE MOON

Favourite Collaboration
Bad Blood – Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar
Downtown – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz
Good For You - Selena Gomez feat. A$AP Rocky
Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend
See You Again – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
Where Are Ü Now – Skrillex, Justin Bieber & Diplo  

Other Categories:

Favourite Book 
Diary of a Minecraft Zombie
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Harry Potter series
Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know
The Hunger Games series
The Maze Runner series

Favourite Video Game
Disney Infinity 3.0
Just Dance 2016
Minecraft: Story Mode
Skylander SuperChargers
SpongeBob HeroPants
Super 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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