James Dimmock/NickelodeonNick Jonas will pull double duty this weekend as he both hosts and performs on Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, which air Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Nick, who's also a nominee, will open the ceremony with a performance of his hit, "Jealous." Other performers include 5 Seconds of Summer, and Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Hudson, who'll team for their duet, "Trouble."
Other musicians who'll be taking part in the festivities, but not performing, include Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony and Echosmith, all three of whom are nominated for Favorite New Artist. Meghan's also up for Favorite Song of the Year, for "All About that Bass."
Echosmith frontwoman Sydney Sierota, who's 17, tells ABC Radio that she used to watch the Kids' Choice Awards when she was a little kid. "I never even thought, 'Oh, it'd be cool to be on it,'" she tells ABC Radio of watching in years past. "It wasn't even something that I even thought was a possibility at all."
She laughs, "And here we are: we're getting nominated, not just attending, which is quite the difference me being a little kid watching it and thinking, 'Oh my gosh, they're so cool!'"
Sydney adds she's happy the show is actually voted on by kids, not music industry insiders. "The Kids' Choice Awards is a great idea 'cause everybody gets to have their opinion, and that gets to play into the end result is," she tells ABC Radio. "And whether we win or not, the fact that we get to even be at the point of people being able to vote for us...we're really excited about it and really thankful."
Other stars you'll see on the telecast include Emma Stone, Liam Hemsworth, Zendaya, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Grant Gustin, Josh Gad, Bethany Mota, Shawn Mendes, Jamie Foxx, Kevin James, Nick Cannon, and Little League star Mo'ne Davis.
Here are the music nominees for the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards:
Favorite Music Group
Fall Out Boy
Favorite Male Singer
Favorite Female Singer
Favorite Song of the Year
“All About That Bass” (Meghan Trainor)
“Bang Bang” (Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj)
“Dark Horse” (Katy Perry)
“Fancy” (Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX)
“Problem” (Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea)
“Shake It Off” (Taylor Swift)
Favorite New Artist
5 Seconds of Summer
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