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Nigerian Celebrities Funke Akindele, Yemi Alade, Nominated For Kids Choice Awards

Funke Akindele and Yemi Alade Kids Choice Awards
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NOLLYWOOD NEWS — Top Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and Top Nigerian Singer Yemi Alade are two female entertainers in Nigeria entertainment industry nominated for this year’s 2017 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards to take place in Los Angeles on March 11, 2017.

Yemi Alade and Funke Akindele

Yemi Alade and Funke Akindele for Kids Choice Awards (KCA)

Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) has announced the nominees for the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards, said to be the only live event where kids’ votes count and the biggest stars of the day line up to get slimed.

Celebrating kids’ favourites from across the worlds of film, television, music and pop culture, this year’s African All-Star list of nominations include Pop star Yemi Alade, Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello, South Africa’s Trevor Noah, Kenyan-Hollywood Actress Lupita Nyong’o, Pearl Thusi and Wayde van Niekerk – have all been nominated in the “Favourite African Star” category.

The Nigerian pair join a long list of international nominees at this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards which also includes; Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Daya, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Megan Fox, Lukas Graham, Kevin Hart, Scarlett Johansson and Dwayne Johnson.

Others are Felicity Jones, Leslie Jones, Anna Kendrick, Bruno Mars, Melissa McCarthy, JoJo Siwa, The Chainsmokers, Justin Timberlake, Twenty One Pilots to name a few.

Yemi Alade, Trevor Noah, Lupita Nyong'o, Pearl Thusi and Wayde van Niekerk and Funke Akindele Bello.

Yemi Alade, Trevor Noah, Lupita Nyong’o, Pearl Thusi and Wayde van Niekerk and Funke Akindele Bello. (Photo credit: allafrica.com)

To vote for your “Favourite African Star” you have to use the hashtag #KCAAfricanStar and the hashtag for your chosen nominee on Twitter @NickAfrica, or post the hashtag on Facebook especially on www.Facebook.Com/NickelodeonAfrica tagging your favourite nominee.

African nominee hashtags:

  • Funke Akindele Bello – #FunkeAkindeleBello
  • Yemi Alade – #YemiAlade
  • Trevor Noah – #TrevorNoah
  • Lupita Nyong’o – #LupitaNyongo
  • Pearl Thusi – #PearlThusi
  • Wade van Niekerk – #WaydevanNiekerk

Hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena, Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards takes place on Saturday 11 March at USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles and premieres simultaneously on Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) and NickToons (DStv channel 308) at 2:40PM on Wednesday 15 March.

The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, also known as the KCAs or Kids Choice Awards, is an annual awards show that airs on the Nickelodeon cable channel, which is usually held on a Saturday night in late March or early April, that honors the year’s biggest television, movie, and music acts, as voted by Nickelodeon viewers; Nollywood Community reports.

Funke Akindele and Yemi Alade Kids Choice Awards

Funke Akindele and Yemi Alade nominated for Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2017

The question now is, which of the nominated Favourite African Stars are you voting and rooting for?

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