Sauti Sol Nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019

March 12, 2019

Kenya’s Award-winning Afro-pop boy band Sauti Sol stands a chance to add another accolade to its collection after they were nominated for the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (KCAs).

The ‘Sura Yako’ hitmakers will be competing against Ghana’s Stonebwoy and Nigeria’s radio personality IK Osakioduwa and actress Adesua Etomi in the Favourite African Star category.

Announcing the nomination on Instagram, Sauti Sol urged their fans to vote for them ahead of the March 22 deadline.

“We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been nominated for the NICKELODEON KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2019 as the FAVOURITE AFRICAN STARS. To vote, use the hashtag #KCA + #VoteSautiSol.”

Other notable African nominees include Davido, who was nominated in the Favourite Global Music Star category to compete against BLACKPINK (Asia), Troye Sivan (Australia/New Zealand), David Guetta (Europe), Taylor Swift (North America), J Balvin (Latin America) and HRVY (UK).

The awards ceremony will be held on March 23, 2019, at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California. DJ Khaled will host the awards that feature categories in music, TV, movies and social media.

Here’s a list of nominees in music:

Favourite Global Music Star

  • Davido (Africa)
  • BLACKPINK (Asia)
  • Troye Sivan (Australia/New Zealand)
  • David Guetta (Europe)
  • Taylor Swift (North America)
  • J Balvin (Latin America)
  • HRVY (UK)

Favourite African Star

  • Adesua Etomi (Nigeria)
  • IK Osakioduwa (Nigeria)
  • Sauti Sol (Kenya)
  • Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Favourite South African Star

  • Nomzamo Mbatha
  • AKA
  • Siya Kolisi
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Somizi

Favourite Music Group

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Maroon 5
  • Migos
  • Twenty One Pilots

Favourite Male Artist

  • Bruno Mars
  • DJ Khaled
  • Drake
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Luke Bryan
  • Shawn Mendes

Favourite Female Artist

  • Ariana Grande
  • Beyoncé
  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Selena Gomez
  • Taylor Swift

Favourite Song

  • ‘Delicate’ – Taylor Swift
  • ‘In My Blood’ – Shawn Mendes
  • ‘In My Feelings’ – Drake
  • ‘Natural’ – Imagine Dragons
  • ‘Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
  • ‘Youngblood’ – 5 Seconds of Summer

Favourite Breakout Artist

  • Billie Eilish
  • Cardi B
  • Dan + Shay
  • Juice WRLD
  • Kane Brown
  • Post Malone

Favourite Collaboration

  • ‘Girls Like You’ – Maroon 5, featuring Cardi B
  • ‘Happier’ – Marshmello, featuring Bastille
  • ‘I Like It’ – Cardi B ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  • ‘Meant to Be’– Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line
  • ‘No Brainer’ – DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo
  • ‘Sicko Mode’ – Travis Scott ft. Drake

Favourite Social Music Star

  • Baby Ariel
  • Chloe x Halle
  • Jack & Jack
  • JoJo Siwa
  • Max & Harvey
  • Why Don’t We

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