Kids' Choice Sports Awards Nominations 2016: The Complete List

11:00 AM 5/19/2016

by Farnoush Amiri

Tune in on Sunday, July 17 to see which sports star walks away with the most orange, mohawked blimps.

Stephen Curry attends the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2-Getty-H 2016
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On Sunday, July 17, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will put away his helmet and football gear to take the stage at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion to host the Kids' Choice Sports Awards for the second year in a row.

The quarterback will be among the many star-studded athletes in attendance including NBA All-Star Stephen Curry, soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo and UFC champion Ronda Rousey.

Fans can vote for their favorite sports star through the use of online voting on both and the Nick app starting Monday, May 23. Some of the categories that will be voted on include "Sickest Moves," the "Don't Try This At Home" award and "King and Queen of Swag."

Tune in on July 17 at 8 p.m. ET, 9:30 p.m. PT on Nickelodeon to find out which sports star takes home the most orange, mohawked blimps. 

  • Best Male Athlete

    LeBron James (NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Bryce Harper (MLB, Washington Nationals)
    Cam Newton (NFL, Carolina Panthers)
    Cristiano Ronaldo (Soccer, Real Madrid C.F.)
    Kyle Busch (NASCAR)
    Stephen Curry (NBA, Golden State Warriors)

  • Best Female Athlete

    Alex Morgan (NWSL, Orlando Pride) **WINNER
    Elena Delle Donne (WNBA, Chicago Sky)
    Jamie Anderson (Professional Snowboarder)
    Katie Ledecky (Competitive Swimmer)
    Lydia Ko (Professional Golfer)
    Serena Williams (WTA)

  • Favorite Newcomer

    Simone Biles (Professional Artistic Gymnast) **WINNER
    Loyd (WNBA, Seattle Storm)
    Karl-Anthony Towns (NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves)
    Kristaps Porzingis (NBA, New York Knicks)
    Taylor Fritz (WTA)
    Todd Gurley (NFL, Los Angeles Rams)

  • Hands of Gold

    Odell Beckham Jr. (NFL, New York Giants) **WINNER
    Simmons (MLB, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)
    Antonio Brown (NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers)
    Corey Crawford (NHL, Chicago Blackhawks)
    Rob Gronkowski (NFL, New England Patriots)
    Salvador Perez (MLB, Kansas City Royals)

  • Clutch Player of the Year

    Stephen Curry (NBA, Golden State Warriors) **WINNER
    Lloyd (NWSL, Houston Dash)
    James Harden (NBA, Houston Rockets)
    Kevin Durant (NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder)
    Patrick Kane (NHL, Chicago Blackhawks)
    Peyton Manning (NFL, Denver Broncos)

  • Sickest Moves

    Stephen Curry (NBA, Golden State Warriors) **WINNER
    Ovechkin (NHL, Washington Capitals)
    Kyrie Irving (NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona and the Argentina Men’s National Team)
    Odell Beckham Jr. (NFL, New York Giants)
    Russell Westbrook (NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder)

  • Don't Try This At Home Award

    Ronda Rousey (UFC, MMA Fighter) **WINNER
    Alise Post (Professional BMX Racer)
    Ashley Caldwell (Professional Aerial Skier)
    Danny Davis (Professional Snowboarder)
    Nyjah Huston (Professional Skateboarder)
    Satoko Miyahara (Professional Figure Skater)

  • King of Swag

    Cam Newton (NFL, Carolina Panthers) **WINNER
    Iguodala (NBA, Golden State Warriors)
    Antonio Brown (NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers)
    Cristiano Ronaldo (Soccer, Real Madrid C.F.)
    Russell Westbrook (NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder)
    Von Miller (NFL, Denver Broncos)

  • Queen of Swag

    Leticia Bufoni (Professional Skateboarder) **WINNER
    Wozniacki (WTA)
    Elena Delle Donne (WNBA, Chicago Sky)
    Misty Copeland (Professional Ballet Dancer)
    Skylar Diggins (WNBA, Dallas Wings)
    Swintayla “Swin” Cash (WNBA, New York Liberty)

  • Best Cannon

    Russell Wilson (NFL, Seattle Seahawks) **WINNER
    Aaron Rodgers (NFL, Green Bay Packers)
    Bryce Harper (MLB, Washington Nationals)
    Novak Djokovic (ATP)
    Serena Williams (WTA)
    Tom Brady (NFL, New England Patriots)

  • Biggest Powerhouse

    Rob Gronkowski (NFL, New England Patriots) **WINNER
    Draymond Green (NBA, Golden State Warriors)
    Holly Holm (UFC, MMA Fighter)
    J.J. Watt (NFL, Houston Texans)
    Prince Fielder (MLB, Texas Rangers)
    Von Miller (NFL, Denver Broncos)

  • Need for Speed

    Usain Bolt (Professional Track and Field Athlete) **WINNER
    Candace Hill (Professional Track and Field Athlete)
    Billy Hamilton (MLB, Cincinnati Reds)
    Jimmie Johnson (NASCAR)
    Ted Ligety (Alpine Ski Racer)
    Chloe Kim (Professional Snowboarder)