The six prominent African stars that have been nominated to represent Africa in the Nickelodeon Favourite African Star category, include; Zozibini Thuso Mbedu, two-time nominee Siya, Liverpool Football Club soccer star Mo Salah (Egypt), Sadio Mane Liverpool midfielder (Senegal) and Sheebah Karungi leading dancer and songstress (Uganda).
In the Favourite African Social Media Star category, social media sensation Elsa Majimbo (Kenya) is nominated alongside Bonang, social media comedy group Ikorodu Bois (Nigeria), comedian and script-writer Emmanuella (Nigeria), social media magician Wiam Van den Berg (South Africa) and sensational youth dance group Ghetto Kids (Uganda).
Internationally acclaimed Jerusalema hitmaker Master KG is nominated in the Global Music Star category, representing African music.
Monde Twala, Senior Vice President and General Manager at ViacomCBS Networks Africa commented; “Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 unites children and families across the globe by providing them with a powerful platform to celebrate their favourite personalities.
“We are especially proud of the incredible diversity of representation across the continent; and congratulate all nominees who are positively representing Africa at this global event.
“Parents and kids can expect lots of fun, slime, inspiration and laughter from this year’s innovative show.”
Fans can cast votes on the official Kids’ Choice Awards website, KidsChoiceAwards.com; and on the Screens Up app supported by iPad, iPhone and Android devices. In the US International fans can cast votes through the Nick Play app in regions where it is available. Fans will also be able to cast their votes through social media on Twitter.