The Kids Choice Awards was totally back this year with a goo-fest to remember -- before a live audience!
Another KCA presentation went full throttle up this year on Saturday, April 9, 2022 airing on Nickolodeon beginning at 7:30PM ET live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA.
2022 Kids Choice Awards nominees (also see WINNERS, below) included four nods each for Taylor Swift, Adele, Danger Force, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, iCarly, Cobra Kai, and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.
Hosting on the big night were iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove and football great Rob Gronkowski, along with appearances by Charli D’Amelio, Dixie D’Amelio, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Terry Crews, Isaiah Crews, the cast of iCarly reboot, Kevin Hart, Samuel L. Jackson, Jace Norman, Peyton List, Ralph Macchio, Charlie Puth, Unspeakable, Sofía Vergara, and Xavier Woods.
The audience was also treated to a special appearance by First Lady Jill Biden.
Just up ahead, be sure to check out the complete list of 2022 Kids' Choice Award nominess and WINNERS along with Kids' Choice Awards trivia and fun facts ....
Sean Cosgrave is a frequent editorial contributor to Chiff.com.
DID YOU KNOW? Kids' Choice Awards fun facts
In 2010, Michelle Obama became
First Lady ever
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• Will Smith is the most nominated star in Kids’ Choice Awards history, with a total of 29.
• In 2002, singer Pink became the first person in the history of the awards to be slimed with non-green goo. It was pink, of course!
• Rosie O'Donnell has hosted the show a record eight times, followed by Jack Black with three.
• By winning the Big Help Award in 2010, Michelle Obama made history by becoming the first First Lady to receive a Blimp.
• Orlando Bloom and Jack Black are record holders for the longest sliming, getting showered with green goo for one whole minute at the 2008 Awards.
2022 Kids Choice Awards Nominees & WINNERS
Favorite Kids TV Show
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Danger Force WINNER: High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
That Girl Lay Lay
The Baby-Sitters Club
Favorite Family TV Show
Cobra Kai WINNER: iCarly
Marvel Studios’ Loki
Marvel Studios’ WandaVision
Favorite Reality Show
Kids Baking Championship
LEGO Masters WINNER: America’s Got Talent
The Masked Singer
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
Looney Tunes Cartoons WINNER: SpongeBob SquarePants
Teen Titans Go!
The Loud House
Favorite Female TV Star (Kids)
Havan Flores (Chapa / Volt, Danger Force)
Malia Baker (Mary Anne Spier, The Baby-Sitters Club | Gabby Lewis, Are You Afraid of the Dark?) WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo (Nini, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home)
Sofia Wylie (Gina, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
That Girl Lay Lay (Lay Lay, That Girl Lay Lay)
Favorite Male TV Star (Kids)
Bryce Gheisar (Elliott Combes, The Astronauts | Luke McCoy, Are You Afraid of the Dark?)
Cooper Barnes (Ray Manchester / Captain Man, Danger Force) WINNER: Joshua Bassett (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
Luca Luhan (Bose / Brainstorm, Danger Force)
Raphael Alejandro (Matteo Silva, Bunk’d)
Young Dylan (Young Dylan, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan)
Iain Armitage (Sheldon Cooper, Young Sheldon)
Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton / Hawkeye, Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye)
Jerry Trainor (Spencer Shay, iCarly)
Nathan Kress (Freddie Benson, iCarly)
Ralph Macchio (Daniel LaRusso, Cobra Kai) WINNER: Tom Hiddleston (Loki, Marvel Studios’ Loki)
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Disney’s Jungle Cruise
Space Jam: A New Legacy WINNER: Spider-Man: No Way Home
Tom & Jerry: The Movie
Favorite Movie Actress
Angelina Jolie (Thena, Marvel Studios’ Eternals)
Camila Cabello (Cinderella, Cinderella)
Emily Blunt (Lily Houghton, Disney’s Jungle Cruise)
Emma Stone (Estella / Cruella, Disney’s Cruella)
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Marvel Studios’ Black Widow) WINNER: Zendaya (MJ, Spider-Man: No Way Home | Chani, Dune)
Favorite Movie Actor
Dwayne Johnson (Frank Wolff, Disney’s Jungle Cruise | John Hartley, Red Notice)
John Cena (Jakob Toretto, F9: The Fast Saga)
LeBron James (LeBron James, Space Jam: A New Legacy)
Ryan Reynolds (Guy, Free Guy | Nolan Booth, Red Notice) WINNER: Tom Holland (Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Spider-Man: No Way Home)
Vin Diesel (Dominic Toretto, F9: The Fast Saga)
Favorite Animated Movie
Disney and Pixar’s Luca WINNER: Disney’s Encanto
PAW Patrol: The Movie
The Boss Baby: Family Business
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Awkwafina (Otto, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run | Sisu, Raya and the Last Dragon)
Charlize Theron (Morticia Addams, The Addams Family 2)
Keanu Reeves (Sage, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run)
Reese Witherspoon (Rosita, Sing 2) WINNER: Scarlett Johansson (Ash, Sing 2)
Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run)
“All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)” — Taylor Swift
“Bad Habits” — Ed Sheeran
“Easy on Me” — Adele WINNER: “Happier Than Ever” — Billie Eilish
“Take My Breath” — The Weeknd
“Up” — Cardi B
Favorite album 30 — Adele Certified Lover Boy — Drake Fearless (Taylor’s Version) — Taylor Swift WINNER: Happier Than Ever — Billie Eilish Justice — Justin Bieber Red (Taylor’s version) — Taylor Swift
Favorite female artist
Adele WINNER: Ariana Grande
Favorite male artist
Drake WINNER: Ed Sheeran
Favorite music group
Black Eyed Peas WINNER: BTS
Florida Georgia Line
Favorite music collaboration
“Beautiful Mistakes” — Maroon 5 featuring Megan Thee Stallion
“Best Friend” — Saweetie featuring Doja Cat
“Leave Before You Love Me” — Marshmello & Jonas Brothers
“Rumors” — Lizzo featuring Cardi B
“Save Your Tears” — The Weeknd & Ariana Grande WINNER: “Stay” — The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
Favorite breakout artist Chlöe
Jack Harlow WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo
Favorite global music star WINNER: Adele (U.K.)
Camilo (Latin America)
Tones and I (Australia)
Olivia Rodrigo (North America)
Favorite social music star
That Girl Lay Lay
Addison Rae WINNER: Dixie D’Amelio
Favorite Male Creator
Austin Creed WINNER: MrBeast
Favorite Female Creator
Addison Rae WINNER: Charli D’Amelio
Kids Diana Show
Favorite Female Sports Star
Candace Parker WINNER: Chloe Kim
Favorite Male Sports Star
Patrick Mahomes II
Stephen Curry WINNER: Tom Brady
Favorite Video Game
Brookhaven WINNER: Minecraft
Just Dance 2022
Mario Party Superstars
KCA on the Web
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