Taylor Swift, Adele Lead Nominees for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

Nickelodeon on Wednesday unveiled the nominees for the 2022 Kids’ Choice Awards, adding that iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove and NFL star Rob Gronkowski have been tapped to host the in-person show.

Taylor Swift and Adele lead the individual nominations with four each, while Danger Force, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, iCarly, Cobra Kai and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run also earned four nominations apiece.

Meanwhile, first-time nominees include Olivia Rodrigo, Saweetie, Elizabeth Olsen, Awkwafina, The Kid LaROI and Doja Cat. Other nominees include Ariana Grande, Tom Holland, LeBron James, Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Zendaya.

Nickelodeon added that, for the first time, the show feature “1,000 epic slimings,” with an onscreen running tally for those watching at home, along with “dozens of fun-filled pranks.”

The ceremony is set to take place Saturday, April 9, from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. It will air live at 7:30 p.m. on Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons and the Nick Jr. channel. Awards are voted on by fans.

Nickelodeon said that musical performers will be announced at a later date.