Kids’ Choice Awards 2022 Nominees: Elizabeth Olsen, Hailee Steinfeld & More — Exclusive

Get ready for a slime-filled good time. HL is EXCLUSIVELY revealing 5 categories of nominees for the 2022 Kids' Choice Awards. From Elizabeth Olsen to Tom Brady, many of your faves scored nominations.

The most fun awards show of the year is right around the corner! Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2022 will air live on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT from The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. The show will be hosted by Miranda Cosgrove and Rob Gronkowski. For the first time ever, the show will feature a night filled with 1,000 epic slimings and dozens of fun-filled pranks celebrating fan-favorite stars across the worlds of film, television, music, sports, and more.

HollywoodLife can EXCLUSIVELY reveal 5 categories of KCA nominees: Favorite Female TV Star (Family), Favorite Male TV Star (Family), Favorite Family TV show, Favorite Female Sports Star, and Favorite Male Sports Star. Your iCarly faves and many Marvel stars are among the nominees revealed:

Miranda Cosgrove
Miranda Cosgrove and Rob Gronkowski are the hosts of the 2022 KCAs. (Nickelodeon)

FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR (FAMILY)
Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Marvel Studios’ WandaVision)
Hailee Steinfeld (Kate Bishop, Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye)
Mary Mouser (Samantha LaRusso, Cobra Kai)
Miranda Cosgrove (Carly Shay, iCarly)
Peyton List (Tory Nichols, Cobra Kai)
Yara Shahidi (Zoey Johnson, Black-ish, Grown-ish)

FAVORITE MALE TV STAR (FAMILY)
Iain Armitage (Sheldon Cooper, Young Sheldon)
Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton / Hawkeye, Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye)
Jerry Trainor (Spencer Shay, iCarly)
Nathan Kress (Freddie Benson, iCarly)
Ralph Macchio (Daniel LaRusso, Cobra Kai)
Tom Hiddleston (Loki, Marvel Studios’ Loki)

FAVORITE FAMILY TV SHOW
Cobra Kai
iCarly
Marvel Studios’ Loki
Marvel Studios’ WandaVision
The Flash
Young Sheldon

FAVORITE FEMALE SPORTS STAR
Candace Parker
Chloe Kim
Naomi Osaka
Sasha Banks
Serena Williams
Simone Biles

Elizabeth Olsen
Elizabeth Olsen is a nominee for Favorite Female TV Star (Family). (Marvel Studios/Everett Collection)

FAVORITE MALE SPORTS STAR
Cristiano Ronaldo
LeBron James
Patrick Mahomes II
Shaun White
Stephen Curry
Tom Brady

The additional nominees are:

FAVORITE KIDS TV SHOW
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Danger Force
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
Raven’s Home
That Girl Lay Lay
The Baby-Sitters Club

FAVORITE FAMILY TV SHOW
Cobra Kai
iCarly
Marvel Studios’ Loki
Marvel Studios’ WandaVision
The Flash
Young Sheldon

FAVORITE REALITY SHOW
American Idol
Kids Baking Championship
LEGO Masters
America’s Got Talent
The Masked Singer
Wipeout

FAVORITE CARTOON
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
Looney Tunes Cartoons
SpongeBob SquarePants
Teen Titans Go!
The Loud House
The Smurfs

FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR (KIDS)
Havan Flores (Chapa / Volt, Danger Force)
Malia Baker (Mary Anne Spier, The Baby-Sitters Club | Gabby Lewis, Are You Afraid of the Dark?)
Olivia Rodrigo (Nini, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home)
Sofia Wylie (Gina, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
That Girl Lay Lay (Lay Lay, That Girl Lay Lay)

FAVORITE MALE TV STAR (KIDS)
Bryce Gheisar (Elliott Combes, The Astronauts | Luke McCoy, Are You Afraid of the Dark?)
Cooper Barnes (Ray Manchester / Captain Man, Danger Force)
Joshua Bassett (Ricky, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
Luca Luhan (Bose / Brainstorm, Danger Force)
Raphael Alejandro (Matteo Silva, Bunk’d)
Young Dylan (Young Dylan, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan)

FAVORITE MOVIE
Cinderella
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Disney’s Jungle Cruise
Space Jam: A New Legacy
Spider-Man: No Way Home
Tom & Jerry: The Movie

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS
Angelina Jolie (Thena, Marvel Studios’ Eternals)
Camila Cabello (Cinderella, Cinderella)
Emily Blunt (Lily Houghton, Disney’s Jungle Cruise)
Emma Stone (Estella / Cruella, Disney’s Cruella)
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Marvel Studios’ Black Widow)
Zendaya (MJ, Spider-Man: No Way Home | Chani, Dune)

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR
Dwayne Johnson (Frank Wolff, Disney’s Jungle Cruise | John Hartley, Red Notice)
John Cena (Jakob Toretto, F9: The Fast Saga)
LeBron James (LeBron James, Space Jam: A New Legacy)
Ryan Reynolds (Guy, Free Guy | Nolan Booth, Red Notice)
Tom Holland (Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Spider-Man: No Way Home)
Vin Diesel (Dominic Toretto, F9: The Fast Saga)

FAVORITE ANIMATED MOVIE
Disney and Pixar’s Luca
Disney’s Encanto
PAW Patrol: The Movie
Sing 2
The Boss Baby: Family Business
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

FAVORITE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE
Awkwafina (Otto, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run | Sisu, Raya and the Last Dragon)
Charlize Theron (Morticia Addams, The Addams Family 2)
Keanu Reeves (Sage, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run)
Reese Witherspoon (Rosita, Sing 2)
Scarlett Johansson (Ash, Sing 2)
Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run)

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Adele
Ariana Grande
Billie Eilish
Cardi B
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Bruno Mars
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

FAVORITE MUSIC GROUP
Black Eyed Peas
BTS
Florida Georgia Line
Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5
Migos

FAVORITE MUSIC COLLABORATION
“Beautiful Mistakes” – Maroon 5 featuring Megan Thee Stallion
“Best Friend” – Saweetie featuring Doja Cat
“Leave Before You Love Me” – Marshmello & Jonas Brothers
“Rumors” – Lizzo featuring Cardi B
“Save Your Tears” – The Weeknd & Ariana Grande
“STAY” – The Kid LaROI & Justin Bieber

FAVORITE GLOBAL MUSIC STAR
Adele (UK)
Camilo (Latin America)
Tones and I (Australia)
Tems (Africa)
BTS (Asia)
Rosalía (Europe)
Olivia Rodrigo (North America)

FAVORITE SONG
“All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)” – Taylor Swift
“Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
“Easy On Me” – Adele
“Happier Than Ever” – Billie Eilish
“Take My Breath” – The Weeknd
“Up” – Cardi B

FAVORITE BREAKOUT ARTIST
Chlöe
Glass Animals
Jack Harlow
Olivia Rodrigo
Saweetie
Walker Hayes

FAVORITE ALBUM
30 – Adele
Certified Lover Boy – Drake
Fearless (Taylor’s Version) – Taylor Swift
Happier Than Ever – Billie Eilish
Justice – Justin Bieber
Red (Taylor’s Version) – Taylor Swift

FAVORITE MALE CREATOR
Austin Creed
MrBeast
Ninja
Ryan’s World
Spencer X
Unspeakable

FAVORITE FEMALE CREATOR
Addison Rae
Charli D’Amelio
Emma Chamberlain
Kids Diana Show
Lexi Rivera
Miranda Sings

FAVORITE VIDEO GAME
Brookhaven
Minecraft
Just Dance 2022
Mario Party Superstars

The 2022 Kids’ Choice Awards will simulcast across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons, and the Nick Jr. channel. All night long, KCA slimings will be front and center, dousing celebrity correspondents, landmarks, schools across the U.S. and more, with an on-screen running tally for kids at home. This year’s show will also feature Nickelodeon’s signature blimp as it ventures into the metaverse with celebrity avatars; second-screen content; live voting where fans stay in control; and the ability to stream the show live across all platforms.

Starting March 9, fans can cast votes on the official Kids’ Choice Awards website, KidsChoiceAwards.com, and on the Screens Up app on supported iPad, iPhone, and Android devices in the U.S. starting next week. International fans can cast votes via the web. Musical performances will be announced at a later date.

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