Kids' Choice ceremony airs March 29th
Jack Black is back as the host of this year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.Black, who emceed the event in 2006, will lead the 21st annual event — dubbed the “mini-Oscars” by the cabler — on March 29. The kudofest, which will be held this year at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, gives the channel’s young viewers a chance to award their favorite film, music, TV and sports stars. “Kids adore Jack, and his energy and unpredictability are a perfect fit for the KCA,” said Marjorie Cohn, exec VP of development and original programming at Nickelodeon. Black stars in the upcoming feature “Be Kind, Rewind.” “Shrek the Third” leads all Kids Choice Awards nominees with four, including Favorite Animated Movie and three in the Favorite Animated Movie Voice category (Mike Meyers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy). Favorite movie nominees include “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” “Are We Done Yet?,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” and “Transformers,” while TV show nominees include “Drake & Josh,” “Hannah Montana,” “iCarly” and “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.” MOVIES: Favorite Movie Alvin and the Chipmunks Are We Done Yet? The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End The Transformers Favorite Animated Movie Bee Movie Ratatouille Shrek the Third The Simpsons Movie Favorite Male Movie Star Ice Cube (Are We Done Yet?) Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End) Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (The Game Plan) Eddie Murphy (Norbit) Favorite Female Movie Star Jessica Alba (Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer) Drew Barrymore (Music and Lyrics) Kirsten Dunst (Spiderman 3) Keira Knightley (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End) Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Cameron Diaz (Princess Fiona, Shrek the Third) Mike Meyers (Shrek, Shrek the Third) Eddie Murphy (Donkey, Shrek the Third) Jerry Seinfeld, (Barry B. Benson, Bee Movie) MUSIC: Favorite Song Beautiful Girls (Sean Kingston) Big Girls Don’t Cry (Fergie) Don’t Matter (Akon) Girlfriend (Avril Lavigne) Favorite Music Group Boys Like Girls Fall Out Boy Jonas Brothers Linkin Park Favorite Female Singer Beyonce Fergie Miley Cyrus Alicia Keys TELEVISION: Favorite TV Show Drake & Josh Hannah Montana iCarly The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Favorite Reality Show America’s Next Top Model American Idol Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? Deal or no Deal? Favorite Television Actress Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana Emma Roberts/Unfabulous Jamie Lynn Spears/Zoey 101 Raven-Symone/That’s So Raven Favorite Television Actor Drake Bell/ Drake & Josh Josh Peck/ Drake & Josh Dylan Sprouse/ The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Cole Sprouse/ The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Favorite Cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender Ed, Edd and Eddy The Simpsons SpongeBob SquarePants SPORTS: Favorite Male Athlete Tony Hawk Shaquille O’Neal Alex Rodriguez Tiger Woods Favorite Female Athlete Cheryl Ford Danica Patrick Serena Williams Venus Williams OTHER CATEGORIES: Favorite Video Game Dance Dance Revolution Guitar Hero High School Musical: Sing It! Madden NFL ‘08 Favorite Book Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume One: The Long Way Home Diary of a Wimpy Kid Harry Potter series How to Eat Fried Worms
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