NICKELODEON’S KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS ABU DHABI 2019 LIGHTS UP THE ABU DHABI NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE

HOST JASON DERULO DELIGHTS FANS WITH ELECTRIC MASHUP OF HITS INCLUDING WANT TO WANT ME, COLORS, MAMACITA, SWALLA

HAIFA BESEISSO CO-HOSTS SHOW AS MIDDLE EASTERN ARTISTS CROWNED KIDS’ FAVORITES ACROSS 16 CATEGORIES

The show will premiere in MENA on September 24th at 17:00 UAE/16:00 KSA on Nickelodeon on OSN, and will be aired globally on Nickelodeon channels in the USA, UK, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, India, China, Philippines and Pakistan

23/09/2019

Abu Dhabi, 21 September 2019: — Nickelodeon and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi delivered on their commitment to bring the leading kids’ brand’s slimiest, wildest show to the city to the delight of fans across the Middle East. Last night, the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019 lit up the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The night featured stunning performances and stunts, including a mash-up of hits by global superstar and event host, Jason Derulo, including his latest hit, Mamacita, the sliming of co-host Haifa Beseisso, and performances by Conor Maynard, Maritta and al-Waleed Hallani, Nora Fatehi and Fnaire, Dyler and Egyptian star Mohamed Hamaki. Kids’ favorite artists and talent were crowned across 16 entertainment categories.

PERFORMANCES

The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019 featured seven musical performances from global and regional stars:

  • Jason Derulo, the global superstar with 17 multi-platinum singles to his name, kicked off the night with a high-energy mashup of some of his greatest hits including Mamacita, Colors, Swalla, and Want To Want Me.
    Maritta was introduced by Jason and gave a moving performance of her hit Ana.
  • Dancer, model and singer Nora Fatehi was joined by Moroccan band Fnaire for a stunning Arabic performance of her song Dilbar.
  • Saudi Arabian singer and social media sensation Dyler arrived in a bright red sports car and then walked through the crowd singing his hit Samoly.
  • Lebanese star al-Waleed Hallani followed with a rendition of his hit song Aam Yessalo, and was promptly slimed to the delight of the audience.
  • British singer, songwriter and YouTuber Conor Maynard performed in a medley of his hits Turn Around, Waste Your Time, Hate How Much I Love You.
  • Platinum Egyptian artist and Arabian superstar Mohamed Hamaki closed the night delighted fans with Ya Sattar.

FULL LIST OF NICKELODEON KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS ABU DHABI 2019 WINNERS:

Leading up to the show, kids across the Middle East voted for their favourite artists on Nickelodeon’s website https://kca.nickelodeonarabia.com/, on Instagram using the hashtag of their favourite nominee and via the Nickelodeon Play app. More than 15 million votes were cast over the summer to choose the winners across a range of music, film and entertainment categories.

The winners in the 16 award categories were:

FAVORITE GROUP RAJAA & OMAR BELMIR
DAFFY & FLIPPERACHI
BOYBAND
SHARMOOFERS

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
ADHAM NABULSI
ESSA AL MARZOUG
SAAD RAMADAN MOHAMED HAMAKI

FAVORITE FEMALE NEWCOMER CYNTHIA SAMUEL
SANDRA SAHI
SALMA ABU-DEIF
ZEINA MAKKI

FAVORITE VLOGGER THUNAYYAN KHALID
FEYHAN FAMILY
LOWI SAHI
ROZZAH

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST HALA AL TURK
MANAL
SHAMMA HAMDAN
CARMEN SOLIMAN

FAVORITE ACTOR
MOHAMED RAMADAN
MOATASEM EL NAHAR ASAAD AL ZAHRANI
AMR YOUSSEF

FAVORITE MALE NEWCOMER
MOHAMED EL SHARNOUBY
AL WALID HALLANI DYLER
ADIL ECHBIY

FAVORITE ACTRESS
CYRINE ABDEL NOUR
DONIA SAMIR GHANEM ASEEL OMRAN
DANIELLA RAHME

FAVORITE TV PERSONALITY RAYA ABI RACHID
QUSAI (DON LEGEND)
ASSALAH KAMEL
WISSAM BREIDY

FAVORITE INFLUENCER IBRAHIM BASHA
TAIM AL FALASI
BIN BAZ
MINA AL SHEIKHLY

FAVORITE GAMER
FIR4SGAMER
NEROGAMER55 AHMED AL NASHEET
IIKLAY

FAVORITE CARTOON SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS
TOM AND JERRY
MAJID
GUM BALL

FAVORITE RADIO STATION
NRJ RADIO VIRGIN RADIO
PEARL FM
AL ARABIYA

FAVORITE SPORTS STAR
RAMY NACHAR
RAHA MOHARRAK
ZAHRA LARI RASHID AL DHAHERI

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO
NASSIF ZEYTOUN – KEL YOM BHEBIK
MAYA DIAB, MASSARI & FRENCH MONTANA – YA NOUR EL EIN ADHAM NABULSI – HOWEH EL HOB
NORA FATEHI AND FNAIRE – DILBAR

FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL STAR BILLIE EILISH
SHAWN MENDES
CAMILLA CABELLO
KHALID

BROADCAST
The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019 was recorded on September 20th at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and will air exclusively on Nickelodeon on OSN in KSA, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain on September 24th at 17:00 UAE/16:00 KSA. The show will also be aired on Nickelodeon channels internationally in the USA, UK, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, India, China, Philippines and Pakistan.

The Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019 has been sponsored by Kellogg’s and Movenpick.

More coverage of the Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019 can be found on Nickelodeon’s channels on Facebook, Instagram and through the following official hashtags:
#KCAAD2019
#KidsChoiceAwardsAbuDhabi2019
#NickelodeonArabia
#InAbuDhabi
#FamilyWeekInAbuDhabi
#ف أبوظ ب

ABU DHABI FAMILY WEEK
The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019 was part of Abu Dhabi Family Week, a 10-day programme of fun-packed, educational events dedicated to children’s and family entertainment organised by DCT Abu Dhabi. Additional activities included the brand new The World of Nickelodeon, a three-day Nickelodeon activation taking place from 19th to 21st of September at ADNEC

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About the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
The Department of Culture and Tourism conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world- Globally, sustainable destination of distinction, which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The organization manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programs relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including Zayed National Museum, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, and the Louvre Abu Dhabi. DCT – Abu Dhabi supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.

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