Get ready for another celebrity slime-fest as the Kids Choice Awards returns this year in March on Nickelodeon!
Although the official date and time have yet to be announced, look forward to all your favorites stars to be there, with awards to be given out and goo to be dropped on the unexpected!
Meanwhile, watch for a complete list of KCA nominations to be unveiled at the end of January followed by who will host, performers and presenters, along with the announcement of big winners on awards night!
2023 Kids' Choice Awards rewind
The KCAs went full-throttle in 2023 when it was televised on March 4th on Nickelodeon at 7PM live from the Microsoft Theater with simulcasts on TeenNick, Nicktoons, the Nick Jr. channel, TVLand, CMT and MTV2.
TikTok star Charli D’Amelio and Nate Burleson, co-host of CBS Mornings and CBS Sports analyst, co-hosted the show.
Leading the 2023 Kids Choice nominees (also see WINNERS, below) in the music categories was Taylor Swift with five nods including two for favorite song, “Anti-Hero” and “Bejeweled.”
In television categories, Stranger Things led the pack with six nominations, followed by That Girl Lay Lay, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and The Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder with four nominations each.
New this year in special awards, funnyman Adam Sandler was on hand to accept the the inaugural King of Comedy Award on the big night.
Bebe Rexha was the headlining performer with her latest hit “I’m Good (Blue).”
Also appearing was The Little Mermaid‘s Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy and Awkwafina, Pete Davidson, Dungeons & Dragons’ Chris Pine and Michelle Rodriguez, Transformers’ Anthony Ramos, plus Seth Rogen, Lil Baby and more.
Nickelodeon stars That Girl Lay Lay also hit the stage, and Young Dylan Dylan perfomed his new single “I Just Wanna.”
Just up ahead, be sure to check out the complete list of 2023 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
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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.
2023 Kids Choice Awards Nominees & WINNERS
“About Damn Time”- Lizzo
“Anti-Hero”- Taylor Swift WINNER: “As It Was”- Harry Styles
“Bejeweled”- Taylor Swift
“Break My Soul” – Beyoncé
“First Class”- Jack Harlow
“I Ain’t Worried”- OneRepublic
“Lift Me Up”- Rihanna
Dawn FM– The Weeknd GOD DID – DJ Khaled Harry’s House– Harry Styles WINNER: Midnights (3am Edition)- Taylor Swift Renaissance– Beyoncé Special – Lizzo
Favorite Female Artist
Rihanna WINNER: Taylor Swift
Favorite Male Artist
Ed Sheeran WINNER: Harry Styles
Favorite Music Group
5 Seconds of Summer
Black Eyed Peas
BLACKPINK WINNER: BTS
Panic! At the Disco
Favorite Music Collaboration
“Bam Bam”- Camila Cabello featuring Ed Sheeran
“Don’t You Worry” – Black Eyed Peas, David Guetta, Shakira
“I Like You (A Happier Song)”- Post Malone, featuring Doja Cat
“Numb”- Marshmello, featuring Khalid
“Stay With Me”- Calvin Harris, featuring Justin Timberlake, Halsey, Pharrell WINNER: “Sweetest Pie”- Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa
Bad Bunny (Latin America)
BLACKPINK (Asia) WINNER: Harry Styles (UK)
Taylor Swift (North America)
Tones and I (Australia)
Favorite Social Music Star
WINNER: Bella Poarch
That Girl Lay Lay
Avatar: The Way of Water Black Adam Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Hocus Pocus 2 Jurassic World Dominion Monster High The Movie WINNER: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Top Gun: Maverick
Favorite Movie Actor
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Thor: Love and Thunder)
Chris Pratt (Owen Grady, Jurassic World: Dominion) WINNER: Dwayne Johnson (Black Adam/Teth-Adam, Black Adam)
Jim Carrey (Dr. Robotnik, Sonic the Hedgehog 2)
Ryan Reynolds (Big Adam, The Adam Project)
Tom Cruise (Capt. Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell, Top Gun: Maverick)
Favorite Movie Actress
Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/The Scarlet Witch, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness)
Letitia Wright (Shuri, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) WINNER: Millie Bobby Brown (Enola Holmes, Enola Holmes 2)
Natalie Portman (Jane Foster/The Mighty Thor, Thor: Love and Thunder)
Sarah Jessica Parker (Sarah Sanderson, Hocus Pocus 2)
Favorite Animated Movie
DC League of Super-Pets Hotel Transylvania: Transformania Lightyear WINNER: Minions: The Rise of Gru The Bad Guys Turning Red
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie (Male)
Andy Samberg (Dale, Chip N’ Dale: Rescue Rangers)
Andy Samberg (Jonathan, Hotel Transylvania: Transformania)
Chris Evans (Buzz Lightyear, Lightyear) WINNER: Dwayne Johnson (Krypto, DC League of Super-Pets)
Kevin Hart (Ace, DC League of Super-Pets)
Steve Carell (Gru, Minions: The Rise of Gru)
Favorite Voice From an Animated Movie (Female)
Awkwafina (Tarantula, The Bad Guys)
Keke Palmer (Izzy Hawthorne, Lightyear)
Salma Hayek (Kitty Softpaws, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish)
Sandra Oh (Ming, Turning Red) WINNER: Selena Gomez (Mavis, Hotel Transylvania: Transformania)
Taraji P. Henson (Belle Bottom, Minions: The Rise of Gru)
Favorite Kids TV Show
Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Ghost Island High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Ms. Marvel Raven’s Home That Girl Lay Lay WINNER: The Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers The Really Loud House
Favorite Family TV Show
Cobra Kai iCarly Obi-Wan Kenobi She-Hulk: Attorney at Law Stranger Things WINNER: Wednesday Young Rock Young Sheldon
Favorite Reality Show
America’s Funniest Home Videos America’s Got Talent American Ninja Warrior Floor Is Lava WINNER: MasterChef Junior The Masked Singer
Favorite Animated Show
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous Rugrats WINNER: SpongeBob SquarePants Teen Titans Go! The Loud House The Smurfs
Favorite Female TV Star (Kids)
Audrey Grace Marshall (Vivian Turner, The Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder)
Imogen Cohen (Zina, The Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder) 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)
Brady Noon (Evan Morrow, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers)
Israel Johnson (Noah Lambert, Bunk’d) WINNER: Joshua Bassett (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
Tyler Wladis (Roy, The Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder)
Wolfgang Schaeffer (Lincoln Loud, The Really Loud House)
Young Dylan (Young Dylan, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan)
Favorite Female TV Star (Family)
Hilary Duff (Sophie, How I Met Your Father) WINNER: Jenna Ortega (Wednesday Addams, Wednesday)
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)
Miranda Cosgrove (Carly Shay, iCarly)
Sadie Sink (Max Mayfield, Stranger Things)
Tracee Ellis Ross (Bow Johnson, Black-ish)
Austin Creed WINNER: MrBeast
Favorite Female Creator
Addison Rae WINNER: Charli D’Amelio
Kids Diana Show
Favorite Social Media Family
FGTeeV WINNER: Ninja Kidz TV
Ohana Adventure Family
The Bucket List Family
The Royalty Family
The Williams Family
Favorite Female Sports Star
Naomi Osaka WINNER: Serena Williams
Favorite Male Sports Star
WINNER: LeBron James
Favorite Celebrity Pet
Gino Chopra Jonas
Noon Coleman WINNER: Olivia Benson Swift
Piggy Lou Bieber
Cat Kid Comic Club Book Series Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Series Five Nights at Freddy’s Book Series WINNER: Harry Potter Book Series The Adventures of Captain Underpants Books Series The Bad Guys Book Series
Favorite Video Game
Adopt Me! Brookhaven Just Dance 2023 Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope WINNER: Minecraft Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
KCA on the Web
Kids' Choice Awards 2023- The official site jam-packed with photos, video clips, winner and nominee lists, KCA history, downloads, message boards, trivia and fun facts.