Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Katie Ledecky Among Nominees for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards
Athletes who scored nominations include Cristiano Ronaldo, Venus Williams, Adam Rippon, Serena Williams, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Rob Gronkowski, Chloe Kim, Katie Ledecky and Kevin Durant.
Starting Tuesday, kids will be able to vote for their favorite athletes and sports moments of the year on KCS2018.com.
The Kids' Choice Sports Awards, set to be hosted by Houston Rockets' point guard Chris Paul and airing at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, celebrates the best sports moments and athletes throughout the year. Athletes will be honored in a number of categories, including favorite male athlete, favorite female athlete, king of swag and queen of swag. Other categories include best cannon, which honors athletes with the best throwing arm; biggest powerhouse, which acknowledges the athlete with the most force on their respective field or court; and clutch player of the year, which honors an individual athlete’s importance to their team.
The 2018 Kids’ Choice Sports Awards is produced by Done and Dusted in association with Nickelodeon Productions. Jay Schmalholz and Shelly Sumpter Gillyard are executive producers. Constance Schwartz and Michael Strahan of SMAC Entertainment will serve as executive producers, alongside Ian Stewart, Guy Carrington and Hamish Hamilton of Done and Dusted, with Hamilton also serving as director of the show.