Kevin James to host Kids' Choice Awards

Nominees include Jonas Bros., 'Up,' Wii and 'iCarly'

Kevin James has been tapped as host of Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards, which will air March 27 live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.

He succeeds last year's host Dwayne Johnson.

"The Twilight Saga: New Moon" expectedly led the nominations with five noms, followed by "Monsters vs. Aliens" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" with three.

The best movie field includes "Twilight," "Transformers," "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" and "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

Three-time Kids' Choice winner Miley Cyrus scored four nominations: one each for Favorite TV Actress ("Hannah Montana"), Favorite Movie Actress ("Hannah Montana: The Movie"), Favorite Female Singer and Favorite Song ("Party in the USA").
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Brother acts Sprouse and Jonas are television category favorites, each with three nominations for Favorite TV Show ("The Suite Life on Deck") and TV Actor (Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse) and Favorite Music Group (Jonas Brothers) and TV Actor (Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas), respectively.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama became first-time KCA nominees, competing in the brand new category for "Cutest Couple" against "Twilight" love triangle heart throbs Rob Pattinson/Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner/Kristen Stewart and "Avatar'"s Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana.

Full list of KCA's nominees follows on the next page.



MOVIES
Favorite Movie
"Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel"
"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"
"The Twilight Saga: New Moon"
"X-Men Origins: Wolverine"

Favorite Movie Actor
Zac Efron ("17 Again")
Taylor Lautner ("The Twilight Saga: New Moon")
Shia LeBeouf ("Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen")
Tyler Perry ("Madea Goes to Jail")

Favorite Animated Movie
"A Christmas Carol"
"Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"
"Monsters vs. Aliens"
"Up"

Favorite Movie Actress
Sandra Bullock ("The Proposal," "The Blind Side")
Miley Cyrus ("Hanna Montana: The Movie")
Megan Fox ("Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen")
Zoe Saldana ("Avatar")

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Jim Carrey ("A Christmas Carol")
Seth Rogen ("Monsters vs. Aliens")
Ray Romano ("Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs")
Reese Witherspoon ("Monsters vs. Aliens")

MUSIC
Favorite Song
"I Gotta Feeling" (Black Eyed Peas)
"Paparazzi" (Lady Gaga)
"Party in the USA" (Miley Cyrus)
"You Belong With Me" (Taylor Swift)

Favorite Male Singer
Jay-Z
Sean Kingston
Mario
Ne-Yo

Favorite Music Group
Black Eyed Peas
Coldplay
Jonas Brothers
Linkin Park

Favorite Female Singer
Beyonce
Miley Cyrus
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

TELEVISION
Favorite TV Show
"iCarly"
"Sonny with a Chance"
"The Suite Life on Deck"
"Wizards of Waverly Place"

Favorite Reality Show
"American Idol"
"Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"
"So You Think You Can Dance?"
"Wipeout "

Favorite Television Actress
Miranda Cosgrove
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Keke Palmer

Favorite Television Actor
Joe Jonas
Nick Jonas
Cole Sprouse
Dylan Sprouse

Favorite Cartoon
"The Penguins of Madagascar"
"Phineas & Ferb"
"The Simpsons"
"SpongeBob SquarePants"

SPORTS
Favorite Male Athlete
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Ryan Sheckler
Shaun White

Favorite Female Athlete
Danica Patrick
Misty May Treanor
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

OTHER CATEGORIES
Favorite Video Game
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
Mario Kart
Wii Fit
Wii Sports Resort

Favorite Book
"Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series
"Twilight" series
"Vampire Diaries" series
"Where the Sidewalk Ends"

Cutest Couple:
Edward & Bella (Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart), "The Twilight Saga: New Moon"
Jacob & Bella (Taylor Lautner & Kristen Stewart), "The Twilight Saga: New Moon"
Neytiri & Jake (Zoe Saldana & Sam Worthington), "Avatar"
President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama
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