COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR BLAKE SHELTON TO HOST NICKELODEON’S 2016 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS, AIRING LIVE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016

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Santa Monica, Calif. – Nov. 9, 2015 – Country Music superstar and coach on the Emmy winning NBC’s The Voice, Blake Shelton, will host Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, airing live on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Super-sized surprises will take over this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards honoring favorites from the worlds of film, music, and television, and giving kids a front-row seat to slime, stunts and celebrities.  The show will be seen by kids around the globe on Nickelodeon channels in more than 180 countries and territories. Additional Kids’ Choice Awards news will be announced in the coming months.   

Said Shelton of his hosting duties: “I’ve been on countless stages throughout my life, but none have promised the madness, excitement and endless slime as Nick’s Kids’ Choice Awards, which is undoubtedly the ultimate party for kids.  There is only one team here, and it’s Team Kids’ Choice so bring it on Nickelodeon!”

Click here for Blake Shelton’s bio: http://www.blakeshelton.com/bio

Sponsors of Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards include Cinnamon Toast Crunch™, Yoplait® GoGurt®, Fruit by the Foot™, McDonald’s® USA, and Toyota.

Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards is produced by Nickelodeon Productions.  Elizabeth Kelly, Michael Dempsey, Shelly Sumpter Gillyard and Jay Schmalholz are executive producers.  

Media outlets can access photos and video for Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards by logging onto Nickpress.com.

About Nickelodeon:
Nickelodeon, now in its 36th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 20 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

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