- The two Nigerians are entering into the nominations for the first time and would be hoping to cause an upset by winning.
- The award in its 40th year has featured several celebrities around the globe.
- Envelopes are not used to announce award winners.
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Two Nigerian music superstars, Teni and DJ Cuppy have enjoyed nomination for the Social media star and African Star respectively by Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards for 2020.
American rapper, Chance will be hosting the event slated to take place in Inglewood, California and can be watched live on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and channel on DSTV 305, Nickelodeon and Nick Toons, channel 308 on DSTV. The date for the event has been fixed for Sunday 22nd, 2020.
Others also nominated for the prestigious awards are world-acclaimed superstars like Beyonce, Dwayne Johnson, Will Smith, Angelina Jolie, Ed Sheeran, Lil Nas X, and several other stars.
Avengers lead the numbers nomination with 11 nominations, Frozen with 2 nominations while Lil Nas X and Henry Danger both enjoy four nominations each.
Those entering the nomination for the first time are DJ Cuppy, Teni, DaBaby, Tiffany Haddish, John Cena, Tom Holland, Lizzo, Brie Larson, and Megan Thee Stallion. Will Smith, nominated in the Favourite Movie Star Category makes history as the most nominated star in Kids’ Choice Awards bringing his nomination to a total of 29 nominations.
Recall that last year, Nigeria superstar, Davido got nominated in the Favourite Global Music Star category while IK Osakioduwa and Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington got nominated in the Favourite African Star category.
This year’s award is going to be simulcasted live across, Nicktoons, TeenNick, and Nick Jr. channel. Nickelodeon is the leading global entertainment brand for kids in its last year 40-years of existence.
In its 2009 awards, the Kids’ Choice Awards introduced a new set of a category called “The Big Green Help Award”. This award is given to the celebrity who renders help to the earth. The first winner of the award went Leonardo DiCaprio. The award was later renamed “The Big Help Award” in 2010 and the former First Lady of the United States of America; Michelle Obama went home with the award.
The Kids’ Choice Awards makes use of items like balloons, T-shirts, models, stickers, giant letters, and foot to announce award winner making it different from other conventional envelope types.
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