Sonic The Hedgehog 2 was named Favorite Movie at the 2023 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards tonight. Other big winners included Wednesday as Favorite Family TV Show, and its star Jenna Ortega as Favorite Female TV Star (Family), along with kid-fave SpongeBob SquarePants as Favorite Animated Show and Stranger Things alum Millie Brown Brown, who scored the Favorite Movie Actress award for Enola Holmes, swear Enola Holmes 2. The Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder landed the top Favorite Kids TV Show honor. See the full list below.
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Hosted by Nate Burleson and Charli D’Amelio, who was also named Favorite Female Creator, the show aired live on Nick from L.A’s Microsoft Theater. Highlights included Awkwafina and Halle Bailey slimming their The Little Mermaid co-star Melissa McCarthy in a dunk tank filled with over 1,500 gallons of Slime, and a performance of “California Breeze,” by Lil Baby, from his chart-topping third studio album, It’s Only Mejoined by his kids.
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Adam Sandler received the Special King of Comedy Silver Blimp award for his prolific career in comedy as an actor, writer, producer, comedian and musician. Sandler accepted the award from a giant throne on the KCA stage before getting decimated in Nickelodeon’s iconic Slime.
Pete Davidson, Dominique Fishback and Anthony Ramos, along with cast members from Paramount Pictures’ upcoming sci-fi action film, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Transformers‘ heroic leader of the Autobots, Optimus Prime.
Other notable appearances included celebrities Landon Barker, Dove Cameron, Miranda Cosgrove, MrBeast, Dixie D’Amelio, Dwayne Johnson, Keegan-Michael Key, Lil Uzi Vert, Peyton List, Jenna Ortega, Olivia Rodrigo and Lilly Singh, and Nickelodeon talent including That Girl Lay Lay (That Girl Lay Lay); Miia Harris, Nayah Damasen, Ceci Balagot and Case Walker (Monster High The Movie); and Young Dylan (Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan), who will perform his brand-new single, “I Just Wanna,” produced by Jermaine Dupri.
Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2023 winners:
FAVORITE KIDS TV SHOW
The Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder
FAVORITE FAMILY TV SHOW
FAVORITE REALITY SHOW
FAVORITE ANIMATED SHOW
FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR (KIDS)
Olivia Rodrigo (Nini, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
FAVORITE MALE TV STAR (KIDS)
Joshua Bassett (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR (FAMILY)
Jenna Ortega (Wednesday Addams, Wednesday)
FAVORITE MALE TV STAR (FAMILY)
Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler, Stranger Things)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS
Millie Bobby Brown (Enola Holmes, Enola Holmes 2)
FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR
Dwayne Johnson (Black Adam/Teth-Adam, Black Man)
FAVORITE ANIMATED MOVIE
Minions: The Rise of Gru
FAVORITE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE (MALE)
Dwayne Johnson (Crypto, DC League of Super-Pets)
FAVORITE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE (FEMALE)
Selena Gomez (Mavis, Hotel Transylvania: Transformania)
“Midnights (3am Edition)” – Taylor Swift
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
FAVORITE MUSIC GROUP
“As It Was” – Harry Styles
FAVORITE MUSIC COLLABORATION
“Sweetest Pie” – Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa
FAVORITE BREAKOUT ARTIST
FAVORITE FEMALE CREATOR
FAVORITE MALE CREATOR
FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA FAMILY
Ninja Kids TV
FAVORITE FEMALE SPORTS STAR
FAVORITE MALE SPORTS STAR
FAVORITE VIDEO GAME
FAVORITE CELEBRITY PET
Olivia Benson Swift
Harry Potter Book Series
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