Kids’ Choice Awards winners include Johnny Depp, Miley Cyrus

While nominations for the 24th annual Kids’ Choice Awards included a slew of first-time contenders, many of the winners announced Saturday night were returning favorites. A record 200 million ballots were cast online for the Kids’ Choice Awards.

Reigning two-time Favorite TV Series champ “iCarly” won for a third time against “The Suite Life on Deck” and “Wizards of Waverly Place” and newcomer “Big Time Rush.” That last entry, a Nickelodeon hit, also vied for Favorite Music Group but lost to Black Eyed Peas as did Jonas Brothers and another first-time nominee Lady Antebellum.

For the third year in a row, Favorite TV Stars were Selena Gomez (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) and Dylan Sprouse (“The Suite Life on Deck”) who once again beat his brother Cole.

Favorite Movie Stars were Johnny Depp (“Alice in Wonderland”), who now has a bookend for his 2008 win for “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” and Miley Cyrus (“The Last Song”) who already has three wins for the film and TV versions of “Hannah Montana.”

Rosario Dawson presented former KCA host and winner Justin Timberlake with the Big Help Award in recognition of his ongoing charitable work with Shriners Hospitals for Children. On a much lighter note, Josh Duhamel was the first inductee into the Arm Fart Hall of Fame as voted by viewers during the telecast.

For the third time, Jack Black hosted this raucous awardsfest. The festivites from USC’s Galen Center aired on Nickelodeon. Among those who were welcomed with a cascade of green slime were Jim Carrey, Heidi Klum, Jason Segel and Snoop Dog.

The winners of the 20 competitive categories are below.


Favorite TV Show
“Big Time Rush”
“The Suite Life on Deck”
“Wizards of Waverly Place”

Favorite Reality Show
“American Idol”
“America’s Funniest Home Videos”
“America’s Got Talent”

Favorite TV Actor

Joe Jonas
Nick Jonas
Cole Sprouse
Dylan Sprouse

Favorite TV Actress
Miranda Cosgrove
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Victoria Justice

Funniest TV Sidekick
David Henrie
Jennette McCurdy
Noah Munck
Brenda Song

Favorite Cartoon
“The Penguins of Madagascar”
“Phineas & Ferb”
“Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated”
“SpongeBob SquarePants”


Favorite Movie
“Alice in Wonderland”
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1”
“The Karate Kid”

Favorite Movie Actor

Jack Black (“Gulliver’s Travels”)
Johnny Depp (“Alice in Wonderland”)
Dwayne Johnson (“Tooth Fairy”)
Jaden Smith (“The Karate Kid”)

Favorite Movie Actress
Miley Cyrus (“The Last Song”)
Ashley Judd (“Tooth Fairy”)
Kristen Stewart (“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”)
Emma Watson (“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1”)

Favorite Animated Movie

“Despicable Me”
“How to Train Your Dragon”
“Shrek Forever After”
“Toy Story 3”

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Tim Allen (“Toy Story 3”)
Cameron Diaz (“Shrek Forever After”)
Tom Hanks (“Toy Story 3”)
Eddie Murphy (“Shrek Forever After”)

Favorite Butt-Kicker
Steve Carell (“Despicable Me)
Jackie Chan (“The Karate Kid”)
Robert Downey Jr. (“Iron Man 2”)
Will Ferrell (“Megamind”)


Favorite Music Group
Big Time Rush
Black Eyed Peas
Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Male Singer

Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Singer
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

Favorite Song
“Baby”(by Justin Bieber, featuring Ludacris)
“California Gurls” (by Katy Perry, featuring Snoop Dogg)
“Hey, Soul Sister” (by Train)
“Mine” (by Taylor Swift)


Favorite Male Athlete
Peyton Manning
Shaquille O’Neal
Michael Phelps
Shaun White

Favorite Female Athlete
Danica Patrick
Lindsey Vonn
Serena Williams
Venus Williams


Favorite Book

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series
“Dork Diaries”
“Vampire Academy” series
“Witch and Wizard” series

Favorite Videogame

“Just Dance 2”
“Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem”
“Need for Speed:  Hot Pursuit”
“Super Mario Galaxy 2”

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