SOUTH African stars are taking over the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards this year.
They are dominating on the African categories of the awards.
The nominees for this year’s awards were announced on Tuesday, 31 January, and stars such as Trevor Noah, Msaki, DJ Arch Junior, and Scorpion Kings are nominated.
Trevor, Scorpion Kings, Msaki and soccer team, Banyana Banyana, are up for Favourite African Star.
Alakhe Mdoda, Lethukuthula Bhengu, Rethabile Mokgatla, Siba Bogopa and DJ Arch JNR have been nominated for Favourite African Kidfluencers, alongside popular Nigerian twins, Olianna and Olivia.
The Face of Nickelodeon Africa, Lerai Rakoditsoe, will be heading out to Los Angeles, USA to host the official 2023 KCA Nickelodeon Africa Special.
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Speaking about the awards, Dillon Khan, vice president of Paramount Africa for Comedy Central Africa, Nickelodeon & Creative Services, said he’s glad to see African talent being recognised abroad.
“The evolution of the African creative industry is being felt across all spheres of global entertainment. These nominations resonate with all of Africa. We’re glad to see so much African talent being recognised for all the hard work they put into the global entertainment industry. This is just the start,” he said.
Georginah Machiridza, the executive head content strategy at MultiChoice, said they’re excited to see Lerai going abroad and growing her career.
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“Lerai has been making waves since she became the first African host on NickMusic. It is incredible to see her soaring to even greater heights as the host of the Africa leg of the Kid’s Choice Awards on NickToons. As a platform partner to NickToons, MultiChoice is proud to be associated with a brand that nurtures and recognises talent, especially that of young artists on the African continent,” she said.
See the list of more nominees below.
FAVOURITE FAMILY TV SHOW
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
FAVOURITE REALITY SHOW
America’s Funniest Home Videos
America’s Got Talent
American Ninja Warrior
Floor Is Lava
The Masked Singer
FAVOURITE ANIMATED SHOW
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous
Teen Titans Go!
The Loud House
Avatar: The Way of Water
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Hocus Pocus 2
Jurassic World Dominion
Monster High The Movie
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Top Gun: Maverick
FAVOURITE ANIMATED MOVIE
DC League of Super-Pets
Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
Minions: The Rise of Gru
The Bad Guys
FAVOURITE FEMALE ARTIST
FAVOURITE MALE ARTIST