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Rap producer, performer and social-media star DJ Khaled announced Wednesday that he, along with his co-writers and co-producers, have agreed to donate 100% of their future earnings for forthcoming collaboration “Higher” to Nipsey Hussle’s children. Just days before the Los Angeles rapper, born Ermias Davidson Asghedom, was shot on March 31, Hussle filmed a music […]
DJ Khaled had big shoes to fill, in all ways.The star DJ and music producer will take over from John Cena as host of the “Kids’ Choice Awards” next month, Nickelodeon announced on Tuesday.Khaled will bring a party atmosphere to the annual slime-filled awards show for his inaugural hosting gig on March 23, thanks to his signature catchphrases and gregarious personality.Also Read: Nickelodeon to Revive 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader' With New Host John Cena“Father of Asahd is here to let you know the biggest party of the year is about to go up! That’s right, March 23 – I’m your host, DJ Khaled for the Nickelodeon ‘Kids’ Choice Awards.’ I’ll see you soon!” the musician said in a statement.This year’s top nominees include “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Black Panther,” Cardi B and “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.”First-time nominees include Jason Momoa, Emilia Clarke, James Corden, Noah Centineo, Bebe Rexha, Tyra Banks, Neil Patrick Harris and “Riverdale.”Khaled himself is nominated for three awards: Favorite TV Judge, Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Collaboration.Also Read: John Cena on Nickelodeon Conquest Plans, From 'TMNT' Villain to Hosting 'Kids' Choice Awards'This year’s show also introduces five new categories for voting: Favorite TV Host, Favorite TV Judges, Favorite Superhero, Favorite Gamer, and Vote For A Cause.Nickelodeon’s 2019 “Kids’ Choice Awards” airs live on Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) from the Galen Center in Los Angeles.See the full list of nominees below.TELEVISION Favorite Funny TV ShowThe Big Bang TheoryBUNK’DFuller HouseHenry DangerModern FamilyRaven’s HomeFavorite TV DramaA Series of Unfortunate EventsChilling Adventures of SabrinaThe FlashRiverdaleStranger ThingsThe Walking DeadFavorite Reality ShowAmerica’s Got TalentAmerican IdolAmerican Ninja WarriorDancing with the Stars: JuniorsDouble DareThe VoiceFavorite TV Host*Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen’s Game of Games)Kevin Hart (TKO: Total Knock Out)Liza Koshy & Marc Summers (Double Dare)Nick Cannon & JoJo Siwa (Lip Sync Battle Shorties)Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)Tyra Banks (America’s Got Talent)Favorite TV Judges*Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel (America’s Got Talent)Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie (American Idol)Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba, (Dancing with the Stars)Sean “Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor (THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM)Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton (The Voice)Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO (World of Dance)Favorite CartoonALVINNN!!! and The ChipmunksThe Boss Baby: Back in BusinessThe Loud HouseRise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesSpongeBob SquarePantsTeen Titans Go!Favorite Male TV StarCaleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair, Stranger Things)Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash, The Flash)Jace Norman (Henry Hart/Kid Danger, Henry Danger)Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory)Karan Brar (Ravi Ross, BUNK’D)Neil Patrick Harris (Count Olaf, A Series of Unfortunate Events)Favorite Female TV StarCandace Cameron Bure (DJ Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House)Kaley Cuoco (Penny, The Big Bang Theory)Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)Peyton Elizabeth Lee (Andi Mack, Andi Mack)Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home)Zendaya (K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover)FILM Favorite MovieAquamanAvengers: Infinity WarBlack PantherMary Poppins ReturnsThe Kissing BoothTo All the Boys I’ve Loved BeforeFavorite Movie ActorChadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther, Black Panther)Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War)Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Infinity War)Dwayne Johnson (Will Sawyer, Skyscraper)Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Aquaman)Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)Favorite Movie ActressEmily Blunt (Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Returns)Joey King (Elle Evans, The Kissing Booth)Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia, Black Panther)Rihanna (Nine Ball, Ocean’s 8)Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Infinity War)Zoe Saldana (Gamora, Avengers: Infinity War)Favorite Superhero*Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther, Black Panther)Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War)Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Infinity War)Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Aquaman)Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man, Avengers: Infinity War)Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Infinity War)Favorite Butt-KickerChris Pratt (Owen Grady, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom)Danai Gurira (Okoye, Black Panther)Dwayne Johnson (Will Sawyer, Skyscraper)Emilia Clarke (Qi’ra, Solo: A Star Wars Story)Michael B. Jordan (Adonis Johnson, Creed II)Zoe Saldana (Gamora, Avengers: Infinity War)Favorite Animated MovieThe GrinchHotel Transylvania 3: Summer VacationIncredibles 2Peter RabbitRalph Breaks the InternetSpider-Man: Into the Spider-VerseFavorite Male Voice from an Animated MovieAdam Sandler (Dracula, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)Andy Samberg (Johnny, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)Benedict Cumberbatch (Grinch, The Grinch)Channing Tatum (Migo, Smallfoot)James Corden (Peter Rabbit, Peter Rabbit)Shameik Moore (Miles Morales/Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)Favorite Female Voice from an Animated MovieGal Gadot (Shank, Ralph Breaks the Internet)Hailee Steinfeld (Gwen Stacy/Spider-Gwen, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)Kristen Bell (Jade Wilson, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies)Selena Gomez (Mavis, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)Yara Shahidi (Brenda, Smallfoot)Zendaya (Meechee, Smallfoot)MUSIC Favorite Music GroupThe ChainsmokersFall Out BoyImagine DragonsMaroon 5Migostwenty one pilotsFavorite Male ArtistBruno MarsDJ KhaledDrakeJustin TimberlakeLuke BryanShawn MendesFavorite Female ArtistAriana GrandeBeyoncéCamila CabelloCardi BSelena GomezTaylor SwiftFavorite SongDelicate (Taylor Swift)In My Blood (Shawn Mendes)In My Feelings (Drake)Natural (Imagine Dragons)thank u, next (Ariana Grande)Youngblood (5 Seconds of Summer)Favorite Breakout ArtistBillie EilishCardi BDan + ShayJuice WRLDKane BrownPost MaloneFavorite CollaborationGirls Like You (Maroon 5, featuring Cardi B)Happier (Marshmello, featuring Bastille)I Like It (Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin)Meant to Be (Bebe Rexha, featuring Florida Georgia Line)No Brainer (DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo)SICKO MODE (Travis Scott, featuring Drake)Favorite Social Music StarBaby ArielChloe x HalleJack & JackJoJo SiwaMax & HarveyWhy Don’t WeFavorite Global Music StarAfrica: DavidoAsia: BLACKPINKAustralia/New Zealand: Troye SivanEurope: David GuettaNorth America: Taylor SwiftLatin America: J BalvinUnited Kingdom: HRVYOTHER CATEGORIES Favorite Video GameJust Dance 2019LEGO The IncrediblesSpider-ManSuper Smash Bros. UltimateSuper Mario PartyFavorite Social StarDavid DobrikEmma ChamberlainGuava JuiceLilly SinghMiranda SingsRyan ToysReviewFavorite Gamer*DanTDMJacksepticeyeMarkiplierNinjaPopularMMOsSSSniperWolfHow Do You Want to Help?Help Animals (pet rescue, wildlife preservation, service animals, and more)Help the Environment (disaster relief, clean water, recycling, and more)Help People in Need (homes, food, care, and more)Help Prevent Bullying (positivity, emotional support, respect, and more)Help Schools (supplies, after-school activities, arts/gym/STEM, and more)Read original story DJ Khaled Set to Host Nickelodeon’s 2019 ‘Kids’ Choice Awards’ At TheWrap
Cardi B, John Legend, Snoop Dogg, DJ Khaled and Cher also read from Michael Wolff's book in the political sketch.