Big Time Rush Revs Up for Nickelodeon's 2011 Kids' Choice Awards Performance on Saturday, April 2

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Big Time Rush, the stars of the Nickelodeon hit comedy series of the same name, will take center stage for a headline performance of their new single, "Boyfriend," live at this year's 2011 Kids' Choice Awards.

Big Time Rush has been nominated in the Favorite Music Group category while "Big Time Rush," the series, is a contender for Favorite TV Show. The 2011 Kids' Choice Awards will air live from the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles on Nickelodeon Saturday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/Tape delayed for West Coast) and a new episode of the series "Big Time Girl Group" will premiere Saturday, April 9 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

Big Time Rush's first official radio single, "Boyfriend," made its Top 40 chart debut this week. MTV has added the group's video for the track to its on-air rotation which will begin on Monday, March 28. The clip can also be seen on MTV Hits, TeenNick and Nick. The "Boyfriend" video has drawn more than three million online views while Big Time Rush clips on YouTube have drawn more than 60 million views to-date.

B.T.R., the band's debut album, was released in October 2010, rocketing to #1 on the Top Soundtracks and Top Kids albums charts while peaking at #3 on the Billboard 200. With more than 400,000 albums and nearly 2 million combined digital tracks sold so far, B.T.R. has remained in the top 100 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart since its release.