Grammy Award-winning superstar Chance the Rapper is set to host Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2020, the biggest and slimiest awards show where kids are in control. It will air in Asia on March 25, 2020 at 5 p.m. (WIB) and 6 p.m. (MY, PH) and will be replayed on:
- March 26, 2020 at 3 p.m. (WIB) and 4 p.m. (MY, PH)
- March 27, 2020 at 7 p.m. (WIB) and 8 p.m. (MY, PH)
- March 28, 2020 at 5.30 p.m. (WIB) and 6.30 p.m. (MY, PH)
- March 29, 2020 at 1 p.m. (WIB) and 2 p.m. (MY, PH)
The news, which also included the nominees, was announced by Annie LeBlanc and her sister Hayley LeBlanc, stars of Nickelodeon’s digital competition show “Annie vs. Hayley” during a Kids’ Choice Awards nomination event across Nick’s YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter handles and channels. 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’ favorite stars across the worlds of film, television, music, sports and more.
Viewers everywhere will be able to experience the show on all Nickelodeon screens and platforms as it offers a front-row seat to slime, stunts and celebrities. Chance the Rapper said, “I’m honored to host this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards.”
“I watched Nickelodeon growing up and now I get to slime some of my favorite people on stage,” Chance the Rapper continued. “This is going to be a party that you won’t want to miss!”
Leading into the award show, two-day family-friendly music festival Nickelodeon SlimeFest will make its west coast debut on March 21-20, 2020 at the Forum in Inglewood, California, United States. The event will feature performances by Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa, breakout pop group Why Don’t We, Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum artist French Montana, viral chart-topper Blanco Brown and singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne.
This year’s Nickelodeon SlimeFest will feature a Sunday-only VIP ticket that includes access to a special performance viewing area, plus admission to Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2020. All Sunday attendees will also have the opportunity to watch a livestream of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2020 on the festival screens.
Leading the pack with the most Kids’ Choice Awards 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. With another nomination this year, Will Smith becomes the most nominated celebrity in Kids’ Choice Awards history with a total of 29.
Starting on February 14, 2020, fans can cast votes on the official Kids’ Choice Awards website and on the Screens Up app on supported iPad, iPhone and Android devices in the U.S. International fans can cast votes through the Nick Play app in regions where it is available and they will also be able to cast their votes through social media on Twitter.
Chance the Rapper is no stranger to Nickelodeon, having made a surprise appearance at last year’s Nickelodeon SlimeFest in his hometown of Chicago. He was nominated for Favorite Song for “I’m the One” by DJ Khaled, featuring himself, Justin Bieber, Quavo and Lil Wayne in 2018 and he took home a coveted Kids’ Choice Awards orange blimp for Favorite Collaboration for “No Brainer” by DJ Khaled featuring himself, Bieber and Quavo in 2019.
Produced by Nickelodeon Productions, Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2020 is sponsored by Barbie®, Goldfish® Flavor Blasted® crackers, The LEGO® Group, Lysol® Laundry Sanitizer, milk it! and Olive Garden®.
Michael Dempsey and Jay Schmalholz serve as Executive Producers. Production of Kids’ Choice Awards 2020 for Nickelodeon is overseen by Unscripted Content executive vice president Rob Bagshaw.
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