Nigerian Celebrities Davido, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and IK Osakioduwa were nominated in Nickelodeon’s Kids’s Chocie Awards . Nigerian musician Davido is the only African artist nominated in the Favourite Global Music Star group and has been pitted against the likes of Taylor Swift, David Guetta and J Balvin. Ghana’s Stonebwoy, Kenya’s Sauti Sol, Nigeria’s Adesua Etomi and IK Osakioduwa were nominated in the Favourite African Star category.
In 2018, Cassper Nyovest, Caster Semenya (South Africa), Davido (Nigeria), Emmanuella (Nigeria), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda) and Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) went head to head for the Favourite African Star category at the 2018 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. South African DJ Black Coffee gets a nod in the Favourite Global Music Star category alongside Taylor Swift, The Vamps and Zara Larson.
At a press briefing held in Johannesburg, the host and nominees for the 2019 edition of the awards was announced along with a first-time nomination live-stream event across Nickelodeon’s YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts.
The awards, which will be hosted by DJ Khaled, is set to air on Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) and Nick Toons (DStv channel 308) on Sunday 24 March 2019 at 17:05.