FULL LIST: Ikorodu Bois, Elsa Majimbo, Emmanuella up for 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

2021 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards

Ikorodu Bois, a Nigerian e-comedy group that mimics music videos and trailers, and Emmanuella, a 10-year-old comedienne, have been nominated for the 2021 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards.

Also called the KCAs, the annual United States children awards produced by Nickelodeon, an American television channel, recognises the year’s biggest TV, movie, and music acts as voted by viewers of Nickelodeon networks worldwide.

On Thursday, the award’s organisers released the full list of global entertainers nominated for its 2021 event, which has been billed for broadcast on March 15.

Up for the ‘Favourite African Social Media Star’ category are Elsa Majimbo, Kenyan social media figure; Bonang Matheba (South Africa), Ikorodu Bois; Emmanuella; and Wiam Van den Berg, South Africa social media magician.

MasterKG, South Africa’s ‘Jerusalema’ hitmaker, is in the ‘Global Music Star’ category alongside BTS (Asia), David Guetta (Europe), Savannah Clarke (Australia), Taylor Swift (North America) and Sebastian Yatra (Latin America).

Leading the pack with the most nods is Justin Bieber with five alongside ‘Stranger Things’ with four nominations.

The likes of Ariana Grande, ‘The Croods: A New Age’, Henry Danger, ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’, Soul, ‘Trolls World Tour’, and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, all tied with three nominations each.

See the full list of nominees below:

Favourite African Star  

Zozibini Tunzi (South Africa)

Thuso Mbedu (South Africa)

Siya Kolisi (South Africa)

Mo Salah (Egypt)

Sadio Mane (Senegal)

Sheebah Karungi (Uganda)

Favourite African Social Media Star  

Elsa Majimbo (Kenya)

Bonang Matheba (South Africa)

Ikorodu Bois (Nigeria)

Emmanuella (Nigeria)

Wiam Van den Berg (South Africa)

Ghetto Kids (Uganda)

Favourite Global Music Star – Music  

BTS (Asia)

Savannah Clarke (Australia)

David Guetta (Europe)

Master KG (Africa)

Taylor Swift (North America)

Sebastián Yatra (Latin America)


Favourite Kids Tv Show 

Alexa & Katie

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Danger Force

Henry Danger

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

Raven’s Home

Favourite Family Tv Show 


Cobra Kai

Fuller House

The Mandalorian

Stranger Things

Young Sheldon

Favourite Reality Show 

America’s Got Talent

American Idol

American Ninja Warrior Junior

LEGO Masters

The Masked Singer

The Voice

Favourite Animated Series 

Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks

The Boss Baby: Back in Business

LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar

The Loud House

SpongeBob SquarePants

Teen Titans Go!

Favourite Female TV Star 

Ella Anderson (Piper Hart, Henry Danger)

Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)

Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House)

Camila Mendes (Veronica Lodge, Riverdale)

Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home)

Sofia Wylie (Gina, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)

Favourite Male TV Star  

Iain Armitage (Sheldon Cooper, Young Sheldon)

Joshua Bassett (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical Series)

Dylan Gilmer (Young Dylan, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan)

Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair, Stranger Things)

Jace Norman (Henry Hart/Kid Danger, Henry Danger and Danger Force)

Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler, Stranger Things)


Favourite Movie 



Hubie Halloween


Sonic the Hedgehog

Wonder Woman 1984

Favourite Movie Actress 

Millie Bobby Brown (Enola Holmes, Enola Holmes)

Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman 1984)

Anne Hathaway (Grand High Witch, The Witches)

Vanessa Hudgens (Princesses, The Princess Switch: Switched Again)

Yifei Liu (Mulan, Mulan)

Melissa McCarthy (Carol Peters, Superintelligence)

Favourite Movie Actor 

Jim Carrey (Dr. Robotnik, Sonic the Hedgehog)

Robert Downey Jr. (Dr. John Dolittle, Dolittle)

Will Ferrell (Lars Erickssong, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga)

Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton)

Chris Pine (Steve Trevor, Wonder Woman 1984)

Adam Sandler (Hubie Dubois, Hubie Halloween)

Favourite Animated Movie 


The Croods: A New Age

Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe

Trolls World Tour



Favourite Voice From An Animated Movie 

Tina Fey (22, Soul)

Jamie Foxx (Joe Gardner, Soul)

Anna Kendrick (Poppy, Trolls World Tour)

Chris Pratt (Barley Lightfoot, Onward)

Ryan Reynolds (Guy, The Croods: A New Age)

Emma Stone (Eep, The Croods: A New Age)

Justin Timberlake (Branch, Trolls World Tour)


Favourite Female Artist


Billie Eilish

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Katy Perry

Taylor Swift

Favourite Male Artist 

Justin Bieber


Post Malone

Shawn Mendes

Harry Styles

The Weeknd

Favourite Music Group 

Black Eyed Peas



Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5


Favourite Music Collaboration 

“Be Kind” – Marshmello & Halsey

“Holy” – Justin Bieber ft. Chance the Rapper

“Ice Cream” – BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez

“Lonely” – Justin Bieber & benny blanco

“Rain on Me” – Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande

“Stuck with U” – Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber

Favourite Song 

“Blinding Lights” The Weeknd

“Cardigan” by Taylor Swift

“Dynamite” by BTS

“Toosie Slide” by Drake

“Wonder” by Shawn Mendes

“Yummy” by Justin Bieber

Favourite Global Music Star 

BTS (Asia)

Savannah Clarke (Australia)

David Guetta (Europe)

Master KG (Africa)

Taylor Swift (North America)

Sebastián Yatra (Latin America)


Favourite Female Social Star 

Emma Chamberlain

Charli D’Amelio


Addison Rae

JoJo Siwa

Maddie Ziegler

Favourite Male Social Star 

James Charles

Jason Derulo

David Dobrik



Ryan’s World

Favourite Female Sports Star 

Simone Biles

Alex Morgan

Naomi Osaka

Candace Parker

Megan Rapinoe

Serena Williams

Favourite Male Sports Star 

Tom Brady

Stephen Curry

LeBron James

Patrick Mahomes

Lionel Messi

Russell Wilson

Favourite Video Game 

Among Us

Animal Crossing: New Horizons



Pokémon GO


Fans can now cast votes on the KCA website and on the Screens Up app on supported iPad, iPhone and Android devices in the US. International fans can vote through the Nick Play app in regions where it’s available and Twitter.