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BellaNaija’s Uche Pedro, Adele, Drake & John Boyega nominated for Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards | Here’s how to #VoteUche for #KCA




Nickelodeon has revealed the nominations for the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards and they also revealed a brand new award category for African Bloggers.

The category is “Favourite Blogger (Africa)” and we are super excited that BellaNaija’s very own Uche Pedro is nominated for Nigeria (yay!).

It is so awesome that BellaNaija is celebrating her 10th anniversary this year (we have quite a lot planned) and it is the same year her founder gets nominated in the first-ever category to recognize African bloggers at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards?

To vote for Uche Pedro simply click this link or vote on Nickelodeon’s Twitter feed using #Vote #KCA followed by the hashtag of your favourite nominee. So simply tweet – #KCA #VoteUche

Other nominees from this year’s list include Adele, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lawrence, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Chris Pratt, The Weeknd, John Boyega, One Direction, Sofia Vergara, Daisy Ridley, Chris Hemsworth, Nickelodeon’s very own Kira Kosarin, Jack Griffo, Jace Norman and more.

The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards premieres across Africa on Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305), Nickelodeon (GOtv channel 62) and Nicktoons (DStv channel 308) at 15:30 on Wednesday 16 March 2016.

See the full list of nominees below.


Favourite Blogger (Africa)*

Sylvia Kamau (Kenya) – “Style by Silvia” –

Aisha Baker (South Africa) – “Baked the Blog” –

Uche Pedro (Nigeria) – “Bella Naija” –

Theodora Lee (South Africa) – “Theodora Lee” – and/or


Favourite TV Show

Austin & Ally

Girl Meets World

Henry Danger


Lab Rats: Bionic Island

The Thundermans

Favourite Family TV Show

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Modern Family

Once Upon a Time

The Big Bang Theory

The Flash

The Muppets

Favourite Male TV Star – Kids’ Show

Aidan GallagherNicky Harper, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Casey SimpsonRicky Harper, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Jace NormanHenry Hart, Henry Danger

Jack Griffo – Max Thunderman, The Thundermans

Ross Lynch – Austin Moon, Austin & Ally

Tyrel Jackson Williams – Leo Dooley, Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Favourite Male TV Star – Family Show

Anthony Anderson – Andre ‘Dre’ Johnson, Black-ish

Ben McKenzie – James Gordon, Gotham

Grant Gustin – Barry Allen, The Flash

Jim Parsons – Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory

Johnny Galecki – Leonard Hofstadter, The Big Bang Theory

Rico Rodriguez – Manny Delgado, Modern Family

Favourite Female TV Star – Kids’ Show

Debby Ryan – Jessie Prescott, Jessie

Dove Cameron – Liv Rooney, Liv and Maddie

Kira Kosarin – Phoebe Thunderman, The Thundermans

Laura Marano – Ally Dawson, Austin & Ally

Lizzy Greene – Dawn Harper, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Zendaya – K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover

Favourite Female TV Star – Family Show

Chloe Bennet – Daisy “Skye” Johnson, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Jennifer Morrison – Emma Swan, Once Upon a Time

Kaley Cuoco – Penny Hofstadter, The Big Bang Theory

Ming-Na Wen – Melinda May, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Sarah Hyland – Haley Dunphy, Modern Family

Sofia Vergara – Gloria DelgadoPritchett, Modern Family

Favourite Talent Competition Show

America’s Got Talent

American Idol

Dance Moms

Dancing with the Stars

The Voice

Favourite Cooking Show*

Cake Boss

Cake Wars

Chopped Junior

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Hell’s Kitchen

MasterChef Junior

Favourite Cartoon

ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks

Gravity Falls


Phineas & Ferb

SpongeBob SquarePants

Steven Universe

Teen Titans Go!

The Amazing World of Gumball


Favourite Movie


Avengers: Age of Ultron


Daddy’s Home

Jurassic World

Pitch Perfect 2

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

Favourite Movie Actor

Chris Evans – Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Chris Hemsworth – Thor, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Chris Pratt – Owen, Jurassic World

John Boyega – Finn, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Robert Downey Jr. – Tony Stark/Iron Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Will Ferrell – Brad Whitaker, Daddy’s Home

Favourite Movie Actress

Anna Kendrick – Beca, Pitch Perfect 2

Daisy Ridley – Rey, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Jennifer Lawrence – Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

Lily James – Cinderella, Cinderella

Rebel Wilson – Fat Amy, Pitch Perfect 2

Scarlett Johansson – Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Favourite Animated Movie

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip


Hotel Transylvania 2

Inside Out


The Peanuts Movie

Favourite Voice From an Animated Movie

Amy PoehlerJoy, Inside Out

Jennifer LopezLucy, Home

Jim ParsonsOh, Home

Justin LongAlvin, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Sandra BullockScarlet Overkill, Minions

Selena Gomez- Mavis, Hotel Transylvania 2


Favourite Music Group

Fall Out Boy

Fifth Harmony

Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5

One Direction


Favourite Male Singer

Blake Shelton


Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Nick Jonas

The Weeknd

Favourite Female Singer


Ariana Grande

Meghan Trainor

Nicki Minaj

Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

Favourite Song Of The Year

Bad Blood (feat. Kendrick Lamar) – Taylor Swift

Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd

Hello – Adele

Hotline Bling – Drake

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

What Do You Mean? – Justin Bieber

Favourite New Artist

Alessia Cara



Shawn Mendes



Favourite Collaboration*

Bad Blood – Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar

Downtown – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz

Good For You – Selena Gomez feat. A$AP Rocky

Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend

See You Again – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth

Where Are Ü Now – Skrillex, Justin Bieber & Diplo


Favourite Book

Diary of a Minecraft Zombie

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

Harry Potter series

Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know

The Hunger Games series

The Maze Runner series

Favourite Video Game

Disney Infinity 3.0

Just Dance 2016

Minecraft: Story Mode

Skylander SuperChargers

SpongeBob HeroPants

Super Mario Maker


  1. Missy J

    February 3, 2016 at 10:20 am

    Congrats BN!!!
    Oya…awon Bellanaijirians, you people should carry yourselves in your number and go and vote oh.

    • creebhills

      February 5, 2016 at 8:16 pm

      lol Just did, i hope uche wins this means alot

  2. Beckie

    February 3, 2016 at 10:22 am

    WOW Big Congrats Uche and the BN team!
    This is my first time to vote for anyone or any platform. I love BN so am gonna vote 4 u Uche.
    Good luck to the other nominees!

  3. D

    February 3, 2016 at 10:25 am

    Congratulations on the well-deserved nomination! I’ve been voting and will definitely keep voting as many times as I can.

  4. Missy J

    February 3, 2016 at 10:28 am

    And yeaahh… it just clicked. So this is the good news you promised to share with us?? Cool!!

  5. Okada man

    February 3, 2016 at 10:31 am

    OMG!!! Awesome!!! Oya people lets begin vote oooo! She deserves to win abeg…. #DieHardBNFan!

  6. j'suis belle

    February 3, 2016 at 10:33 am

    am happy for you Uche and i hope u get more recognition like this and for me girl your are always a winner any time any day

  7. Amarachi

    February 3, 2016 at 10:34 am

    Yay! Congrats!!! I’m gonna keep voting for BN .

  8. Bukky

    February 3, 2016 at 10:46 am

    Omgggg I’m so voting! I love this blog. A whole lot . The readers. Everyone . I’m so voting
    Y’all lets vote o

  9. Grace

    February 3, 2016 at 10:47 am

    Congratulations Uche….

    Ok BN readers since we can comment for federal govt we can do this too. LoL#Letsgothere

  10. kenitola

    February 3, 2016 at 10:51 am

    will vote for my bellanaija any day anytime

  11. ATL's finest

    February 3, 2016 at 11:03 am

    Congrats Uche!! Well deserved & yes I’m addicted to this site 🙂 on that note, I’m so gonna VOTE for Uche. BTW, these TV shows plenty die & I can’t recall when last I watched all these shows ☺

  12. Jules

    February 3, 2016 at 11:06 am

    The difference between Bella Naijia and Linda Ikeji is this award. Congrat to Team Bella.

    • LEM

      February 4, 2016 at 9:14 am

      LOL! Shade!!! But I totally agree with you though. From the content even to the commenters, you see a distinct difference.

  13. Jules

    February 3, 2016 at 11:08 am

    Just voted and it feels so good

  14. Carina

    February 3, 2016 at 11:13 am

    Wow! Congrats Belle Naija! You surely deserve this. Congrats beautiful Uche.

  15. Lateefat

    February 3, 2016 at 11:24 am

    Wow, big congrats to our very own Uche…. You truly deserve this! To be nominated is a great achievement. Just voted multiple times and will keep voting ya…

  16. prince

    February 3, 2016 at 11:25 am

    Congrats. we awaits the goodies you have for your readers as you celebrate a decade of blogging. voting for you already

  17. #CelebrityTell

    February 3, 2016 at 11:29 am

    Good News | Congrats….
    Voted already.


    February 3, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Congrats to Uche…well deserved. …Bellanaija is always classy.

  19. Duni

    February 3, 2016 at 11:36 am

    My PC is screaming ”It haff do o!” from clicking on the ‘Vote for Uche’ link. You deserve it and more, dear! Congrats to us (yes, us!) at BellaNaija!

  20. Adaeze Ibechukwu

    February 3, 2016 at 11:40 am

    Congrats Uche! Off to vote!

  21. Rafaella

    February 3, 2016 at 11:52 am

    Aunty Uche of Life. Congrats on both the nomination and 10years anniversary. I’m so voting for you. We must win this.

  22. Bolla

    February 3, 2016 at 11:54 am

    Now this is my new calling. Bellanaija make una no worry. I will be voting for Uche 10 times everyday. So help me God. #Goals #Pledge.

  23. christi

    February 3, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Uche we’v got your back….sooooo going to vote and mobilize ppz to do so….cant wait 2 c u win!!!!

  24. Ni

    February 3, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Lol. I just voted 10 times. I’ll be back later to continue.

  25. Cele-Ijesha

    February 3, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    If you want to be successful especially as an igborophile, it is advised not to look Uche’s face, ma woju ushay, but this Uche’s face has a way of softening one’s heart. Oya o, e ji ki a lo di’bo fun ushay o

    • Promise

      February 3, 2016 at 9:14 pm

      Lol…Vic O must hear this

  26. noni

    February 3, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Voted !!! awesome stuff… been a fan since the blogsville days….And happy 10th Birthday !! lets celebrate!!!

  27. keke driver

    February 3, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    Voted a thousand times already……..wish you all the best.

  28. uche's number one fan

    February 3, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Guys!! We can vote as many times as possible! I’ve lost count of how many times i’ve voted now.

  29. JanylBenyl

    February 3, 2016 at 1:40 pm

    So rooting for you
    Congrats are in order

  30. Josephine

    February 3, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    Congrats! This is a big deal. I hope Uche wins.

  31. boluji

    February 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    aw this is sad as much as I want uche to win, I feel like Theodore might win cause shes got a huge following and she’s related to caspar who is part of the whole YouTube crew with Alfie, zoella etc

    • Anon Today

      February 3, 2016 at 2:57 pm

      Quit the condolences. Vote!

  32. kemi

    February 3, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Voted via the website. Very easy process and apparently u can vote as many times as I like.However, BN the Twitter handle”NickelodeonAfrica was not found, Its best u crosscheck this Congrats Uche

  33. Ara

    February 3, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Uche deserves to win, love her very humble hardworking lady. Let me go and vote

  34. Ade

    February 3, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    I voted 50times. #youmustwin

  35. Anonymous

    February 3, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    Just voted for Uche. She go so win

  36. elleven45

    February 3, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    Congrats Bella. I don’t know why the site is not opening, i will check back later to vote. If i were Linda, I’d post this on my blog, this is about Nigeria and not about this their wanton competition.

  37. o

    February 3, 2016 at 5:36 pm

    Congrats Uche!!! I have vote multiple times n will keep voting

  38. Lou

    February 3, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    I’ve voted, Uche pls do all you can to push for votes because it’s important to me that you win:)

  39. Uber bella

    February 3, 2016 at 6:20 pm

    Congrats Uche and the whole bella naija team. Much deserved recognition. You inspire me so mucb Uche. Will definitely be voting for you. Chop kiss. ?

  40. tamunotonye

    February 3, 2016 at 6:25 pm

    Can I vote more than once? I love love BN tho I hardly comment but I’m here daily. Congrats Uche.

  41. nystyle

    February 3, 2016 at 6:34 pm

    There is no limit,you can vote as many times as you want and can,Go go go! Love the chic,super humble, for years no one even knew the owner of the blog , I though her name was Bella hahaha

  42. Fabulous B

    February 3, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    Voted and will continue voting. Bring the award Home. All the very best, ma.

  43. MissSilentReader

    February 3, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    Congratulations Uche, I’ll keep voting for you.

  44. Kristy

    February 3, 2016 at 8:20 pm

    Congratulations Uche Pedro and the entire BN team!

  45. Leah

    February 3, 2016 at 8:29 pm

    Voted! BN team maybe you should keep this on your front page to keep reminding people to vote. Have something up so we’ll see it everytime we log into this site. Good Luck.

  46. Truth

    February 3, 2016 at 8:30 pm
    Vote here! I will vote 20 times everyday!

  47. Amh

    February 3, 2016 at 9:08 pm

    Big news. Thumbs up.

  48. Singing from the Darkside

    February 3, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    Voted! and again…then again… 😀

  49. LL

    February 3, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    yes yes yes up bellanaija, i am soooo happy for uche, just a few days ago i prayed that God will do it big for uche this year, it is not about blogging “eggplants” and transgender and porn, it pays to be clean and classy, up uche up bellanaija

  50. nnenne

    February 3, 2016 at 11:29 pm

    Well deserved. Congrats! !

  51. Anon

    February 4, 2016 at 10:50 am

    Congrats in advance!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m so voting for you. Truly earned it

  52. Tee

    February 4, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    Lool. I have lost count of how many times I voted

  53. Anon

    February 6, 2016 at 1:06 am

    LINDA Ikeji cannot even bring herself to mention it on her blog. The thing dey pain. Will be forming uplifting women yet she cannot celebrate her fellow bloggers acheivement. You can never be as classy as bella naija. Love you Uche ?

  54. Mrs Nwosu

    February 18, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    Congratulations Bella naijarians o, Our Babe is up lets all vote to keep her there. Go Bella naija!

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