Fans of celebrity humiliation got their money’s worth at the 2022 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, which emanated live tonight from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
A record 1,000 slimings were poured out at the event, hosted by Miranda Cosgrove and NFL tight end Rob Gronkowski. That, plus music from Kid Cudi and Jack Harlow, a trip to the metaverse with the orange Nick airship, and the usual celebrity appearances were among the highlights.
The event also had an appearance by the First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden, who spoke about the resilience of today’s younger generation, especially the children of military and veterans, and encouraged America’s youth to continue to grow, learn, and give back to their communities;
Excerpts from action-adventure animated films were also on display. DC League of Super Pets, presented by voice cast members Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson; and martial arts animated comedy Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hankpresented by voice actor Samuel L. Jackson;
Celebrity appearances included Olivia Rodrigo, Gabrielle Union, Heidi Klum, Terry Crews, Sofia Vergara, Chloe x Halle, Charlie Puth, Chance the Rapper, Charli D’Amelio, Dixie D’Amelio, Jace Norman, MrBeast, Joshua Bassett, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Jordan Fisher, Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson, Josh Peck, Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Isla Fisher, Peyton List, Xavier Woods, Ralph Macchio, Unspeakable and Karl Jacobs.
Also in the house were Nickelodeon stars: That Girl Lay Lay, Gabrielle Nevaeh Green (This girl is lying); Havan Flores, Dana Heath, Terrence Little Gardenhigh, Luca Luhan, Michael D. Cohen and Cooper Barnes (dangerous force); Jerry Trainor, Laci Mosley, Nathan Kress and Jaidyn Triplett (iCarly); Kate Godfrey, Anton Starkman, Ariana Molkara, Christopher Martinez and Milan Carter (Veil!); Jules LeBlanc, Jayden Bartels and Isaiah Crews (Side Hustle); and young Dylan (Young Dylan by Tyler Perry).
the 2022 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards winners:
- FAVORITE KIDS TV SHOW High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
- FAVORITE FAMILY TV SHOW iCarly
- FAVORITE REALITY SHOW America’s Got Talent
- FAVORITE ANIMATED DRAWING Sponge Bob SquarePants
- FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR (KIDS) Olivia Rodrigo (Nini, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
- FAVORITE MALE TV STAR (KIDS) Joshua Basset (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
- FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR (FAMILY) Miranda CosgroveCarly Shay iCarly)
- FAVORITE MALE TV STAR (FAMILY) Tom Hiddleston (Loki, Loki from Marvel Studios)
- FAVORITE MOVIE Spider-Man: No Coming Home
- FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS Zendaya (GM, Spider-Man: No Coming Home | Chani, Dunes)
- FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spiderman, Spider-Man: No Coming Home)
- FAVORITE ANIMATED FILM Disney’s Encanto
- FAVORITE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE Scarlett Johansson (Ash, Sing 2)
- FAVORITE ALBUM “Happier Than Ever” – Billie Eilish
- FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST Ariana Grande
- FAVORITE MALE ARTIST Ed Sheeran
- FAVORITE MUSIC GROUP BTS
- FAVORITE SONG “Happier Than Ever” – Billie Eilish
- FAVORITE MUSIC COLLABORATION “Stay” – Justin Bieber and The Kid LAROI
- FAVORITE BREAKOUT ARTIST Olivia Rodrigue
- FAVORITE SOCIAL MUSIC STAR Dixie D’Amelio
- FAVORITE WORLD MUSIC STAR Adele (UK)
- FAVORITE FEMALE DESIGNER Charli D’Amelio
- FAVORITE MALE DESIGNER MrBeast
- FAVORITE FEMALE SPORTS STAR Chloe Kim
- FAVORITE MEN’S SPORTS STAR Tom Brady
- FAVORITE VIDEO GAME Minecraft
2022 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards will again be Sunday, April 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon; Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on TeenNick; and Tuesday, April 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Nicktoons. The show will also be available on Nickelodeon On Demand beginning Sunday, April 10.