Taylor Swift, Chris Pratt, Gal Gadot and Ben Affleck were among the nominees announced Monday for the 2018 Kids Choice Awards.

Voting in select categories began Monday at www.kidschoiceawards.com.

Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” was among the films nominated for favorite movie, along with “Beauty and the Beast,” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “Pitch Perfect 3,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “The Greatest Showman” and “Wonder Woman.”

Gadot will also compete for favorite movie actress with Anna Kendrick, Daisy Ridley, Emma Watson, Zendaya and Zoe Saldana. Pratt and Affleck were nominated for favorite movie actor, along with Chris Hemsworth, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell.

The awards will be presented March 24 at the Forum, in a ceremony hosted by wrestler/actor John Cena. Singer JoJo Siwa will perform a medley of songs during the show, including her hit “Boomerang,” which has garnered more than 500 million views on YouTube.

Here is a complete list of nominees:


Favorite Movie

— “Beauty and the Beast”

— “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

— “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

— “Pitch Perfect 3”

— “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

— “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

— “The Greatest Showman”

— “Wonder Woman”

Favorite Movie Actor

— Ben Affleck (“Batman,” “Justice League”)

— Chris Hemsworth (“Thor,” “Thor: Ragnarok”)

— Chris Pratt (Peter Quill/Star-Lord, “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2”)

— Dwayne Johnson (Dr. Smolder Bravestone, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”)

— Kevin Hart (Moose Finbar, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”)

— Will Ferrell (Brad, “Daddys Home 2”)

Favorite Movie Actress

— Anna Kendrick (Beca, “Pitch Perfect 3”)

— Daisy Ridley (Rey, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”)

— Emma Watson (Belle, “Beauty and the Beast”)

— Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, “Wonder Woman” & “Justice League”)

— Zendaya (Anne Wheeler, “The Greatest Showman” & Michelle, “Spider-Man: Homecoming”)

— Zoe Saldana (Gamora, “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2”)

Favorite Animated Movie

— “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie”

— “Cars 3”

— “Coco”

— “Despicable Me 3”

— “Ferdinand”

— “Smurfs: The Lost Village”

— “The Emoji Movie”

— “The Lego Batman Movie”


Favorite Music Group

— Coldplay

— Fifth Harmony

— Imagine Dragons

— Maroon 5

— The Chainsmokers

— Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Male Artist

— Bruno Mars

— DJ Khaled

— Ed Sheeran

— Luis Fonsi

— Kendrick Lamar

— Shawn Mendes

Favorite Female Artist

— Beyonce

— Demi Lovato

— Katy Perry

— P!NK

— Selena Gomez

— Taylor Swift

Favorite Song

— “Despacito (Remix),” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, featuring Justin Bieber

— “HUMBLE.,” Kendrick Lamar

— “I’m The One,” DJ Khaled, featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne

— “It Ain’t Me,” Selena Gomez & Kygo

— “Look What You Made Me Do,” Taylor Swift

— “Shape Of You,” Ed Sheeran

— “That’s What I Like,” Bruno Mars

— “Thunder,” Imagine Dragons

Favorite Breakout Artist

— Alessia Cara

— Camila Cabello

— Cardi B

— Harry Styles

— Khalid

— Noah Cyrus

Favorite Global Music Star

— Black Coffee (Africa)

— BTS (Asia)

— Lorde (Australia/New Zealand)

— Maluma (South America)

— Taylor Swift (North America)

— The Vamps (UK)

— Zara Larsson (Europe)


Favorite TV Show

— “Fuller House”

— “Henry Danger”

— “K.C. Undercover”

— “Saban’s Power Rangers”

— “Ninja Steel”

— “Stranger Things”

— “The Big Bang Theory”

— “The Flash”

— “The Thundermans”

Favorite Cartoon

— “ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks”

— “SpongeBob SquarePants”

— “Teen Titans Go!”

— “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

— “The Loud House”

— “The Simpsons”

Favorite TV Actor

— Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes, “The Walking Dead”)

— Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash, “The Flash”)

— Jace Norman (Henry Hart, “Henry Danger”)

— Jack Griffo (Max Thunderman, “The Thundermans”)

— Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper, “The Big Bang Theory”)

— William Shewfelt (Brody Romero/Red Ninja Steel Ranger, “Power Rangers,” “Ninja Steel”)

Favorite TV Actress

— Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Fuller, “Fuller House”)

— Kaley Cuoco (Penny, “The Big Bang Theory”)

— Kira Kosarin (Phoebe Thunderman, “The Thundermans”)

— Lizzy Greene (Dawn Harper, “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn”)

— Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, “Stranger Things”)

— Zendaya (K.C. Cooper, “K.C. Undercover”)


Favorite Video Game

— Just Dance 2018

— Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2

— Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

— Minecraft: Java Edition

— Star Wars Battlefront II

— Super Mario Odyssey

Favorite Funny YouTube Creator

— Alex Wassabi

— DanTDM

— Dude Perfect

— Liza Koshy

— Markiplier

— Miranda Sings

Favorite Musical YouTube Creator

— Ayo & Teo

— Jack & Jack

— Jacob Sartorius

— Johnny Orlando

— JoJo Siwa

— Why Don’t We

–City News Service

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