Nickelodeon's 20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards live telecast featured the hottest stars of TV, movies, music and sports.
Topping last year's record by over 13 million votes, more than 40 million kids cast votes March 5-31 in 16 categories to honor their favorites. Voters could choose to use any of Nickelodeon's digital platforms including Nick.com, Nicktropolis and TurboNick or to text in their votes via cell phones.The star-studded Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards featured celebrity participants including Will Ferrell, Nicole Kidman, Orlando Bloom, Dakota Fanning, Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Steve Carell, Queen Latifah, Zac Efron, Bindi Irwin, Hilary Duff, Jessica Alba, Jamie Lynn Spears, George Lopez, Jon Heder, Chris Evans, Chris Tucker, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, Tobey Maguire, Jackie Chan, Mandy Moore, Drake Bell, Emma Roberts, Jesse McCartney, Nelly, Ciara, Shia LaBeouf, Hayden Panettiere, Ice Cube, Masi Oka, Ty Pennington, Tyler James Williams, Rihanna, Devon Werkheiser, Lil' JJ, Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Chris Brown, Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) and Ryan Sheckler.
Grammy Award-winning superstar Gwen Stefani ignited the kid crowd with the hit title song from her new album, "The Sweet Escape" also featuring popular singer-songwriter Akon. Grammy Award-winning rock-soul band Maroon 5 also rocked the house with their brand-new single "Makes Me Wonder" from their forthcoming album "It Won't Be Soon before Long," performing it for the first time live on TV.
Nickelodeon's 20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards winners:
Favorite Movie: The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Favorite Female Movie Star: Dakota Fanning
Favorite Male Movie Star: Adam Sandler
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie: Queen Latifah/Ice Age: The Meltdown
Favorite Animated Movie: Happy Feet
Favorite Music Group: Black Eyed Peas
Favorite Female Singer: Beyoncé
Favorite Male Singer: Justin Timberlake
Favorite Song: Irreplaceable (Beyoncé)
Favorite TV Show: American Idol
Favorite Television Actress: Miley Cyrus as Hannah Montana
Favorite Television Actor: Drake Bell/Drake & Josh
Favorite Cartoon: SpongeBob SquarePants
Favorite Athlete: Shaquille O'Neal
Favorite Video Game: SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab
Favorite Book: Harry Potter (series)