Taylor Swift, Tim Tebow, Johnny Depp Land Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award Noms

5. Taylor Swift

The Speak Now tour traveled to Europe, Asia and North America where, over 89 shows (87 of them sell-outs), it grossed $97 million. A highlight: Swift would often feature surprise guests, like when Justin Bieber joined the country superstar for his hit "Baby" at Los Angeles' Staples Center.  

The 25th annual awards show, hosted by Will Smith, will air live on Saturday, March 31.

Hollywood’s brightest stars, including Tom Cruise, Lady Gaga, Johnny Depp and Taylor Swift, will battle it out for a chance to get their hands on a coveted orange blimp at the milestone 25th annual Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.

PHOTOS: 20 Best and Worst Music to Movie Crossovers

The slime-filled show will air live from USC’s Galen Center on Saturday, March 31 at 8 p.m. with Will Smith slated to host. The network announced it’s star-studded nominations list on Thursday, with Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Sofia Vergara and Tim Tebow all earning honors.

Kids can cast their votes beginning on March 1 via Nick.com, the Nick Mobile app and Nickelodeon’s Facebook and Twitter pages.  Winners will be selected in 20 different categories spanning all facets of entertainment, from movies to music to TV to sports and more.

STORY: Will Smith to Host Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

Last year, the Jack Black-hosted ceremony raked in 7.3 million total viewers and scored a record number of 200 million votes. The show is produced by Nickelodeon Productions in association with Bob Bain Productions.

Find the complete list of nominees below.


Favorite TV Show
Good Luck Charlie
Wizards of Waverly Place

Favorite Reality Show
American Idol
America’s Funniest Home Videos
America’s Got Talent

Favorite TV Actor
Tim Allen
Ty Burrell
Alex Heartman
Jake Short

Favorite TV Actress
Miranda Cosgrove
Selena Gomez
Victoria Justice
Bridgit Mendler

Funniest TV Sidekick
Nathan Kress
Jennette McCurdy
Jennifer Stone
Jerry Trainor

Favorite Cartoon
Kung Fu Panda
Phineas & Ferb
Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated
SpongeBob SquarePants


Favorite Male Athlete
Derek Jeter
Michael Phelps
Tim Tebow
Shaun White

Favorite Female Athlete
Kelly Clark
Danica Patrick
Serena Williams
Venus Williams


Favorite Movie
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
The Muppets
The Smurfs

Favorite Movie Actor
Jim Carrey (Mr. Popper’s Penguins)
Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2)
Adam Sandler (Jack & Jill)

Favorite Movie Actress
Amy Adams (The Muppets)
Kristen Stewart (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1)
Sofia Vergara (The Smurfs)
Emma Watson (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2)

Favorite Animated Movie
Cars 2
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Antonio Banderas (Puss in Boots)
Jack Black (Kung Fu Panda 2)
Johnny Depp (Rango)
Katy Perry (The Smurfs)


Favorite Music Group
Big Time Rush
Black Eyed Peas
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Male Singer
Justin Bieber
Toby Keith
Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Singer
Lady Gaga
Selena Gomez
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

Favorite Song
Born this Way (by Lady Gaga)
Firework (by Katy Perry)
Party Rock Anthem (by LMFAO)
Sparks Fly (by Taylor Swift)


Favorite Book
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Harry Potter series
Hunger Games series
Twilight series

Favorite Videogame
Just Dance 3
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Mario Kart 7
Super Mario Galaxy

Favorite Buttkicker
Jessica Alba
Tom Cruise
Kelly Kelly
Taylor Lautner