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Shekhinah and Sho Madjozi nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award

2020-02-15 09:48
Sho Madjozi
Sho Madjozi (Photo: Donald Chipumha)

Singer-songwriter from Durban Shekhinah and Tsonga rapper Sho Madjozi have been nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award in the category Favourite African Star. 

Sho Madjozi is also nominated in the Global Music Star category, representing African music alongside fellow nominees: BTS (Asia), Dua Lipa (UK), J Balvin (Latin America), Rosalía (Europe), Taylor Swift (North America) &Tones and I (Australia).

Grammy Award-winning superstar, Chance the Rapper is set to host Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2020, from The Forum in Inglewood, California - the biggest and slimiest awards show where kids are in control!  

With surprises at every turn, Chance the Rapper will bring his charisma and upbeat energy to the Kids' Choice Awards, an epic celebration of kids' favourite stars across the worlds of film, TV, music, sports and more.  

Locally, the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2020 will broadcast on Nick Toons (DStv Channel 308) on Monday, 23 March 2020 at 17:30 CAT, 24 hours after the event in the USA. The show will also be repeated on Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) on Wednesday, 25 March at 18:00 CAT. 

Leading the pack with the most nominations are Avengers: Endgame, with 11 nominations; Taylor Swift, with five nominations; and Frozen 2, Henry Danger and Lil Nas X, with four nominations each.

First-time nominees include John Cena, DaBaby, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland, Brie Larson, Lizzo and Megan Thee Stallion. Will Smith becomes the most nominated celebrity in Kids' Choice Awards history, with another nomination this year bringing him to a total of 29.  

South African fans can cast their votes on the official Kids' Choice Awards website here

Compiled by Graye Morkel