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Coco, Wonder Woman among Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice nominees

Box-office hits Coco and Wonder Woman, YouTube star JoJo Siwa (pictured) and TV's The Thundermans are among this year's noms.
February 27, 2018

Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee Coco from Disney/Pixar, box-office sensation Wonder Woman, and YouTube star JoJo Siwa (pictured) are among the nominations for the 2018 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, which is scheduled to air on March 24.

This year’s noms across movies, TV, music and the web also include Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Beyoncé, Shawn Mendes, Zendaya, Millie Bobby Brown, Daisy Ridley and Miranda Sings.

On the TV side, The Thundermans scored three nominations, while Henry Danger, Stranger Things and Fuller House each notched a pair of noms. For toons, ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, SpongeBob SquarePants, Teen Titans Go!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Loud House and The Simpsons are all in the running for favorite cartoon.

The telecast will also feature a first-time awards ceremony performance by Nick star and YouTube phenom JoJo Siwa.

WWE star John Cena, who is partnering with Nick on three new projects this year, will return as host. New categories for 2018 include Favorite Funny YouTube Creator and Favorite Musical YouTube Creator. A brand-new, four-week voting period with new categories revealed each week will also roll out prior to this year’s show.

The 2018 Kids’ Choice nominees include:

TELEVISION:

Favorite TV Show
Fuller House
Henry Danger
K.C. Undercover
Saban’s Power Rangers Ninja Steel
Stranger Things
The Big Bang Theory
The Flash
The Thundermans

Favorite Cartoon
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks
SpongeBob SquarePants
Teen Titans Go!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Loud House
The Simpsons

Favorite TV Actor
Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead)
Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash, The Flash)
Jace Norman (Henry Hart, Henry Danger)
Jack Griffo (Max Thunderman, The Thundermans)
Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory)
William Shewfelt (Brody Romero/Red Ninja Steel Ranger, Power Rangers Ninja Steel)

Favorite TV Actress
Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House)
Kaley Cuoco (Penny, The Big Bang Theory)
Kira Kosarin (Phoebe Thunderman, The Thundermans)
Lizzy Greene (Dawn Harper, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn)
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)
Zendaya (K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover)

FILM:

Favorite Movie
Beauty and the Beast
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Pitch Perfect 3
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The Greatest Showman
Wonder Woman

Favorite Movie Actor
Ben Affleck (Batman, Justice League)
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Thor: Ragnarok)
Chris Pratt (Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2)
Dwayne Johnson (Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)
Kevin Hart (Moose Finbar, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)
Will Ferrell (Brad, Daddy’s Home 2)

Favorite Movie Actress
Anna Kendrick (Beca, Pitch Perfect 3)
Daisy Ridley (Rey, Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
Emma Watson (Belle, Beauty and the Beast)
Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman & Justice League)
Zendaya (Anne Wheeler, The Greatest Showman & Michelle, Spider-Man: Homecoming)
Zoe Saldana (Gamora, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2)

Favorite Animated Movie
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Cars 3
Coco
Despicable Me 3
Ferdinand
Smurfs: The Lost Village
The Emoji Movie
The Lego Batman Movie

MUSIC:

Favorite Music Group
Coldplay
Fifth Harmony
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Male Artist
Bruno Mars
DJ Khaled
Ed Sheeran
Luis Fonsi
Kendrick Lamar
Shawn Mendes

Favorite Female Artist
Beyoncé
Demi Lovato
Katy Perry
P!NK
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favorite Song
“Despacito (Remix)” – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, featuring Justin Bieber
“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar
“I’m The One” – DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne
“It Ain’t Me”– Selena Gomez & Kygo
“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
“Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
“Thunder” – Imagine Dragons

Favorite Breakout Artist
Alessia Cara
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Harry Styles
Khalid
Noah Cyrus

Favorite Global Music Star
Black Coffee (Africa)
BTS (Asia)
Lorde (Australia/New Zealand)
Maluma (South America)
Taylor Swift (North America)
The Vamps (UK)
Zara Larsson (Europe)

OTHER CATEGORIES:

Favorite Video Game
Just Dance 2018
Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Minecraft: Java Edition
Star Wars Battlefront II
Super Mario Odyssey

Favorite Funny YouTube Creator
Alex Wassabi
DanTDM
Dude Perfect
Liza Koshy
Markiplier
Miranda Sings

Favorite Musical YouTube Creator
Ayo & Teo
Jack & Jack
Jacob Sartorius
Johnny Orlando
JoJo Siwa
Why Don’t We

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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