Kids' Choice Awards: Chance the Rapper Set as Host; 'Avengers: Endgame' Leads Nominees

7:40 AM 2/13/2020

by Kimberly Nordyke

Taylor Swift, 'Frozen 2,' 'Henry Danger' and Lil Nas X also scored multiple nominations.

Chance the Rapper Kids Choice Awards Host - H Publicity 2020
Courtesy of Nickelodeon

Chance the Rapper has been tapped to host the 2020 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, where Avengers: Endgame leads the nominations with a total of 11.

Taylor Swift also was among the nominees, with five, followed by Frozen 2, Henry Danger and Lil Nas X, with four each. First-time nominees include John Cena, DaBaby, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland, Brie Larson, Lizzo and Megan Thee Stallion.

Meanwhile, Will Smith — nominated for favorite movie actor — becomes the most nominated star in Kids’ Choice Awards history, with a total of 29.

Also among the nominees are Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, Chris Evans, Ariana Grande, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson and Patrick Mahomes.

The show will air live March 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET (tape delayed for West Coast). from the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Chance the Rapper is a past KCA winner, taking home the orange blimp for favorite collaboration in 2019 for "No Brainer" by DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper and Quavo. He also was nominated for favorite song “I'm the One" by DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo and Lil Wayne in 2018.

"I'm honored to host this year's Kids' Choice Awards. I watched Nickelodeon growing up and now I get to slime some of my favorite people onstage," Chance the Rapper said Thursday in a statement. "This is going to be a party that you won't want to miss."
Beginning Thursday, fans can cast votes on the official Kids’ Choice Awards website and on the Screens Up app on supported iPad, iPhone and Android devices in the U.S. International fans can cast votes through the Nick Play app in regions where it is available. Fans will also be able to cast their votes through social media on Twitter.
A full list of nominees follows.

  • Favorite Kids TV Show

    A Series of Unfortunate Events
    All That
    Henry Danger
    Power Rangers Beast Morphers
    Raven’s Home

  • Favorite Family TV Show

    Fuller House
    Modern Family
    Stranger Things
    The Big Bang Theory
    The Flash
    Young Sheldon

  • Favorite Reality Show

    America’s Got Talent
    American Ninja Warrior
    America’s Funniest Home Videos
    MasterChef Junior
    The Masked Singer
    The Voice

  • Favorite TV Host

    Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen’s Game of Games)
    John Cena (Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader)
    Nick Cannon (The Masked Singer)
    Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)
    Terry Crews (America’s Got Talent)
    Tiffany Haddish (Kids Say the Darndest Things)

  • Favorite Animated Series

    ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks
    SpongeBob SquarePants
    Teen Titans Go!
    The Amazing World of Gumball
    The Loud House
    The Simpsons

  • Favorite Female TV Star

    Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House)
    Ella Anderson (Piper Hart, Henry Danger)
    Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)
    Peyton List (Emma Ross, Bunk'd)
    Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home)
    Riele Downs (Charlotte Page, Henry Danger)

  • Favorite Male TV Star

    Abraham Rodriguez (Nate Silv /Gold Ranger, Power Rangers Beast Morphers)
    Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair, Stranger Things)
    Jace Norman (Henry Hart/Kid Danger, Henry Danger)
    Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory)
    Joshua Bassett (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
    Karan Brar (Ravi Ross, Bunk'd)

  • Favorite Movie

    Avengers: Endgame
    Captain Marvel
    Jumanji: The Next Level
    Spider-Man: Far From Home
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

  • Favorite Movie Actress

    Angelina Jolie (Maleficent, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil)
    Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel; Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame)
    Dove Cameron (Mal, Descendants 3)
    Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Endgame)
    Taylor Swift (Bombalurina, Cats)
    Zendaya (MJ, Spider-Man: Far From Home)

  • Favorite Movie Actor

    Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Endgame)
    Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Endgame; Agent H, Men In Black: International)
    Dwayne Johnson (Hobbs, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw; Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Jumanji: The Next Level)
    Kevin Hart (Franklin ‘Mouse’ Finbar, Jumanji: The Next Level)
    Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Far From Home)
    Will Smith (Genie, Aladdin)

  • Favorite Superhero

    Brie Larson (Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel; Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame)
    Chris Evans (Captain America, Avengers: Endgame)
    Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Endgame)
    Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man, Avengers: Endgame)
    Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow, Avengers: Endgame)
    Tom Holland (Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Far From Home; Spider-Man, Avengers: Endgame)

  • Favorite Animated Movie

    Frozen 2
    The Angry Birds Movie 2
    The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
    The Lion King
    The Secret Life of Pets 2
    Toy Story 4

  • Favorite Female Voice From An Animated Movie

    Beyoncé (Nala, The Lion King)
    Idina Menzel (Elsa, Frozen 2)
    Kristen Bell (Anna, Frozen 2)
    Tiffany Haddish (Daisy, The Secret Life of Pets 2; Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part)

  • Favorite Male Voice From An Animated Movie

    Chris Pratt (Emmet Brickowski/Rex Dangervest, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part)
    Josh Gad (Olaf, Frozen 2)
    Kevin Hart (Snowball, The Secret Life of Pets 2)
    Tom Hanks (Woody, Toy Story 4)

  • Favorite Female Artist

    Ariana Grande
    Billie Eilish
    Katy Perry
    Selena Gomez
    Taylor Swift

  • Favorite Male Artist

    Ed Sheeran
    Justin Bieber
    Lil Nas X
    Post Malone
    Shawn Mendes

  • Favorite Music Group

    Fall Out Boy
    Jonas Brothers
    Maroon 5
    Panic! At the Disco
    The Chainsmokers

  • Favorite Song

    “7 rings” – Ariana Grande
    “bad guy” – Billie Eilish
    “Memories” – Maroon 5
    “Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X
    “Sucker” – Jonas Brothers
    “You Need to Calm Down” – Taylor Swift

  • Favorite Music Collaboration

    "10,000 Hours" – Justin Bieber & Dan + Shay
    "I Don't Care" – Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
    "ME!" – Taylor Swift, featuring Brendon Urie
    "Old Town Road (Remix)" – Lil Nas X, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
    "Señorita" – Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
    "Sunflower" – Post Malone & Swae Lee

  • Favorite Breakout New Artist

    City Girls
    Lewis Capaldi
    Lil Nas X
    Megan Thee Stallion

  • Favorite Global Music Star

    BTS (Asia)
    Dua Lipa (U.K.)
    J Balvin (Latin America)
    Rosalía (Europe)
    Sho Madjozi (Africa)
    Taylor Swift (North America)
    Tones and I (Australia)

  • Favorite Male Social Star

    Coyote Peterson
    David Dobrik
    Dolan Twins
    Dude Perfect
    Ryan’s World

  • Favorite Female Social Star

    Annie LeBlanc
    Emma Chamberlain
    Lilly Singh
    Liza Koshy
    Miranda Sings
    Merrell Twins

  • Favorite Gamer


  • Favorite Video Game

    Mario Kart Tour
    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Favorite Social Music Star

    Asher Angel
    Blanco Brown
    Johnny Orlando
    JoJo Siwa
    Mackenzie Ziegler
    Max and Harvey

  • Favorite Female Sports Star

    Alex Morgan
    Lindsey Vonn
    Megan Rapinoe
    Naomi Osaka
    Serena Williams
    Simone Biles

  • Favorite Male Sports Star

    Cristiano Ronaldo
    LeBron James
    Patrick Mahomes
    Shaun White
    Stephen Curry
    Tom Brady