Celeb Secrets Predicts the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Winners

Which of your favorite nominees will take home orange blimp awards this weekend? We’re putting our future forecasting to the test and trying to guess ahead of time!

This weekend, the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards (hosted by DJ Khaled) are all going down on Saturday, March 23. From the exciting celebrity appearances to the surprise slimings, you never quite know what you can expect from the fun-filled show.

Ahead of this year’s KCAs, Celeb Secrets is casting our predictions for who we think is going to win big in the show’s major television and movie categories. Check out our best guesses below, and check back after the awards to see how many we got right!

Favorite Funny TV Show

NOMINEES:

The Big Bang Theory
BUNK’D
Fuller House
Henry Danger
Modern Family
Raven’s Home

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Henry Danger just celebrated its milestone 100th episode, which means the Nick series is one of the most popular series around.

The cast of Henry Danger attends Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards at The Forum on March 24, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (March 23, 2018 – Source: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images North America)

Favorite TV Drama

NOMINEES:

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
The Flash
Riverdale
Stranger Things
The Walking Dead

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: With its skyrocketing popularity, we predict Riverdale will pick up this fan-voted award.

Favorite Male TV Star

NOMINEES:

Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair, Stranger Things)
Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash, The Flash)
Jace Norman (Henry Hart/Kid Danger, Henry Danger)
Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory)
Karan Brar (Ravi Ross, BUNK’D)
Neil Patrick Harris (Count Olaf, A Series of Unfortunate Events)

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Jace Norman is the total king of Nickelodeon, and we think fans will have voted like crazy to honor the Henry Danger star once more with the network’s top actor honor!

Favorite Movie

NOMINEES:

Aquaman
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
Mary Poppins Returns
The Kissing Booth
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: How crazy: this nominees list looks like our recently-played saved faves list to a T. But we’re not sure the undeniable power of Black Panther can be matched!

Favorite Female TV Star

NOMINEES:

Candace Cameron Bure (DJ Tanner-Fuller, Fuller House)
Kaley Cuoco (Penny, The Big Bang Theory)
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)
Peyton Elizabeth Lee (Andi Mack, Andi Mack)
Raven-Symoné (Raven Baxter, Raven’s Home)
Zendaya (K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover)

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Last yearMillie Bobby Brown took home this award, and we think the Stranger Things star is due for a second honor in a row.

Favorite Movie Actor

NOMINEES:

Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther, Black Panther)
Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War)
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Infinity War)
Dwayne Johnson (Will Sawyer, Skyscraper)
Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Aquaman)
Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Has a role ever made the masses fall in love with a human being as quickly as To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before did for Noah Centineo? We totally predict he’ll take home this KCA.

Favorite Movie Actress

NOMINEES:

Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Returns)
Joey King (Shelly “Elle” Evans, The Kissing Booth)
Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia, Black Panther)
Rihanna (Nine Ball, Ocean’s 8)
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Infinity War)
Zoe Saldana (Gamora, Avengers: Infinity War)

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Joey King has really captured hearts through her role in The Kissing Booth, and we wouldn’t be at all surprised if fans voted up a storm for her to win this category!

Favorite Superhero

NOMINEES:

Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther, Black Panther)
Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War)
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers: Infinity War)
Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Aquaman)
Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man, Avengers: Infinity War)
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Avengers: Infinity War)

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: It is Black Panther‘s MOMENT, and we need to see Chadwick Boseman up on stage accepting his orange blimp.

Favorite Social Music Star

NOMINEES:

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

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: JoJo Siwa has gone from social star to Nickelodeon queen, and we could totally see her fans honoring her with this fun award!

Source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Favorite Global Music Star

NOMINEES:

Africa: Davido
Asia: BLACKPINK
Australia/New Zealand: Troye Sivan
Europe: David Guetta
North America: Taylor Swift
Latin America: J Balvin
United Kingdom: HRVY

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: It’s so cool to see how many of these nominees have found such impressive global success. We say K-pop girl group BLACKPINK‘s power is only getting stronger in the U.S., and we’d love to see them pick this orange blimp up.

Favorite Music Group

NOMINEES:

The Chainsmokers
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos
twenty one pilots

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Let’s just say we’d be more shocked if twenty one pilots didn’t take home this award! (And if they somehow don’t win, we still need them to get slimed or something fun to take the sting off!)

KCA 2019 HOST GALLERY SHOOT: Pictured: DJ Khaled on Nickelodeon. Photo: Jonathan
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Favorite Male Artist

NOMINEES:

Bruno Mars
DJ Khaled
Drake
Justin Timberlake
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN:  All powerful artists right here, across so many genres. But Shawn Mendes is just so beloved, and he is in the middle of a wild year, having recently started up his tour.

Favorite Female Artist

NOMINEES:

Ariana Grande
Beyoncé
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: This is such a tough category full of some incredible faves, but we think Ariana Grande is having a particularly epic moment right now, and the Nickelodeon alum needs to be recognized for it!

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Favorite Song

NOMINEES:

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)

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Ariana Grande has a viral smash-hit on her hands with “thank u, next” and it’s such an instant pop culture staple already.

Favorite Breakout Artist

NOMINEES:

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

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Is anyone having a bigger breakout year than Cardi B? We think she’ll take home this award, no problem!

Favorite Collaboration

NOMINEES:

Girls Like You (Maroon 5, featuring Cardi B)
Happier (Marshmello, featuring Bastille)
I Like It (Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin)
Meant to Be (Bebe Rexha, featuring Florida Georgia Line)
No Brainer (DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo)
SICKO MODE (Travis Scott, featuring Drake)

WHO WE THINK WILL WIN: Some of the best songs on the radio right now are collaborations between artists of totally different genres. Thought there are some seriously great options to choose from among this list of nominees, we’re predicting Bebe Rexha‘s pop-country team-up with Florida Georgia Line“Meant To Be” will stand out this year.

Make sure to tune in to watch the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 23 at 8 PM.

Written by Kristine Hope Kowalski

Kristine is a writer and celebrity entertainment news journalist with a specific obsession with Nickelodeon + Disney Channel shows, boy bands, K-Pop, Broadway, and international series dramas. If she's not writing or tucked away in a good book, she is most likely traveling the world and spamming her friends' Instagram feeds with photos from her adventures. Kristine has a BA in Comparative Literature from Rutgers University (2011), and an MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Thought from NYU (2013). She is currently pursuing her second Master's in Journalism at Harvard.