The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Nominations: Lady Gaga, Big Time Rush, Johnny Depp and Others!


Nickelodeon announced today the nominees for the milestone 25thAnnual Kids’ Choice Awards, helmed by international superstar Will Smith and airing live from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 31, at 8 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast).  A star-studded line-up will be vying for the coveted Kids’ Choice Blimps at this year’s show, as kids honor their favorites spanning the worlds of film, music, TV and sports, including Jessica Alba, Antonio Banderas, Justin Bieber, Big Time Rush, Jack Black, Ty Burrell, Jim Carrey, Miranda Cosgrove, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Victoria Justice, Bruno Mars, Taylor Lautner, Danica Patrick, Katy Perry, Michael Phelps, Daniel Radcliffe, Adam Sandler and Kristen Stewart. Beginning March 1, kids will be able to cast their votes in 20 total categories across all of Nickelodeon’s digital outlets, including Nick.com, Nick Mobile app as well as Nickelodeon’s Facebook page and Twitter feed.
 
Wizards, Smurfs and a martial arts panda dominated the movie categories, with the Harry Potter franchise conjuring up top nods with four nominations for Favorite Movie, Favorite Book (the Harry Potter series), Daniel Radcliffe for Favorite Movie Actor and Emma Watson for Favorite Movie Actress.   The Smurfs nabbed three nominations, including Favorite Movie, Sofia Vergara for Favorite Movie Actress and Katy Perry for Favorite Voice in an Animated Movie.  The mega-hit Kung Fu Panda franchise ate up nominations for Favorite Movie, Favorite Cartoon and Jack Black for Favorite Voice in an Animated Movie.
 
This year’s dual nods include The Muppets for Favorite Movie and Amy Adams for Favorite Movie Actress and theTwilight franchise for Favorite Book (the Twilight series) and Kristen Stewart for Favorite Movie Actress.  In the music categories, international superstars LMFAO, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift go head-to-head all receiving two nods for Favorite Group/Female Singer and Favorite Song.
 
In television, the stars of Nickelodeon’s hit comedy iCarly - Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress and Jerry Trainor - duke it out as they dominate the Funniest TV Sidekick category.  Additionally, American Idol grabs its eighth nomination for Favorite Reality Show up against returning contenders, America’s Funniest Home Videos, America’s Got Talent and Wipeout.
 
The complete list of nominees for Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards is as follows:
 
TELEVISION
 
Favorite TV Show
  • Good Luck Charlie
  • iCarly
  • Victorious
  • Wizards of Waverly Place
 
Favorite Reality Show
  • American Idol
  • America’s Funniest Home Videos
  • America’s Got Talent
  • Wipeout
 
Favorite TV Actor
  • Tim Allen
  • Ty Burrell
  • Alex Heartman
  • Jake Short
 
Favorite TV Actress
  • Miranda Cosgrove
  • Selena Gomez
  • Victoria Justice
  • Bridgit Mendler
 
Funniest TV Sidekick
  • Nathan Kress
  • Jennette McCurdy
  • Jennifer Stone
  • Jerry Trainor
 
Favorite Cartoon
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Phineas & Ferb
  • Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
 
 
SPORTS
 
Favorite Male Athlete
  • Derek Jeter
  • Michael Phelps
  • Tim Tebow
  • Shaun White
 
Favorite Female Athlete
  • Kelly Clark
  • Danica Patrick
  • Serena Williams
  • Venus Williams
 
 
FILM
 
Favorite Movie
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
  • The Muppets
  • The Smurfs
 
Favorite Movie Actor
  • Jim Carrey (Mr. Popper’s Penguins)
  • Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
  • Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2)
  • Adam Sandler (Jack & Jill)
 
Favorite Movie Actress
  • Amy Adams (The Muppets)
  • Kristen Stewart (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1)
  • Sofia Vergara (The Smurfs)
  • Emma Watson (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2)
 
Favorite Animated Movie
  • Cars 2
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Puss in Boots
  • Rio
 
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
  • Antonio Banderas (Puss in Boots)
  • Jack Black (Kung Fu Panda 2)
  • Johnny Depp (Rango)
  • Katy Perry (The Smurfs)
 
 
MUSIC
 
Favorite Music Group
  • Big Time Rush
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Lady Antebellum
  • LMFAO
 
 
Favorite Male Singer
  • Justin Bieber
  • Toby Keith
  • Bruno Mars
  • Usher
 
 
Favorite Female Singer
  • Lady Gaga
  • Selena Gomez
  • Katy Perry
  • Taylor Swift
 
 
Favorite Song
  • Born this Way (by Lady Gaga)
  • Firework (by Katy Perry)
  • Party Rock Anthem (by LMFAO)
  • Sparks Fly (by Taylor Swift)
 
 
OTHER CATEGORIES
 
Favorite Book
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
  • Harry Potter series
  • Hunger Games series
  • Twilight series
 
Favorite Videogame
  • Just Dance 3
  • Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Mario Kart 7
  • Super Mario Galaxy
 
Favorite Buttkicker
  • Jessica Alba
  • Tom Cruise
  • Kelly Kelly
  • Taylor Lautner