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London, Thursday 25th February 2016 – Nickelodeon announced that Los Angeles quartet DNCE will take the stage at the 2016 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards, performing their hit single “Cake by the Ocean.” The high-energy performance will extend beyond the stage and into the audience, culminating in an epic slime dousing. UK viewers will also be able to enjoy an exclusive performance by The Vamps as part of the 2016 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards on Sunday 13th March from 5pm on Nickelodeon.

DNCE are up for “Favorite New Artist,” their first Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards nomination. DNCE’s debut single, “Cake by the Ocean,” is now a top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart and recently broke into the top 10 at Top 40 radio. The song is also currently in the top 10 on the iTunes Top Songs Chart and Shazam’s Top 100 US Chart and in the Top 20 on Spotify’s US Top 50 Chart. To date, overall streams exceed 70 million, while video views are over 17 million and counting. The band’s debut EP, SWAAY (Republic Records), entered the Top 10 on the iTunes Pop Chart upon its release last October. DNCE will be the opening act for multi-platinum singer and actress Selena Gomez’ 2016 “Revival Tour” this summer which kicks off on 6th May.

Additional presenters for the 2016 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards will be announced at a later date.

For nominations, photos and the latest information on the 2016 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards visit

About the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards
Hosted by Country music superstar and coach panelist on NBC’s The Voice Blake Shelton, the 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards will air live in the U.S., Canada and Australia on Saturday, 12th March from The “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif., before rolling out across Nickelodeon channels internationally in more than 160 countries and territories. As only Nickelodeon can, Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards offers a front-row seat to stunts, slime and celebrities. Fans can join in on the slime-fest by going to, the official destination for everything Kids’ Choice Awards, for hilarious videos, quizzes, photo galleries and to get the latest KCA news on this year’s show and nominees. The presenting International sponsors for the 2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards are Heelys and the brand new comedy Kung Fu Panda 3. The 2016 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards is produced by Nickelodeon Productions. Executive producers are Elizabeth Kelly, Michael Dempsey, Shelly Sumpter Gillyard and Jay Schmalholz.

About Nickelodeon
Available in over 13 million homes, Nickelodeon is the place where kids rule and features top shows such as Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards, Bella and the Bulldogs, Game Shakers, SpongeBob SquarePants and Sam & Cat. Launched in 1993, Nickelodeon brings hit international and locally-produced entertainment content to audiences in the UK and Ireland. Viewers can also watch Nickelodeon in high definition through Nickelodeon HD and have the opportunity to catch up with the schedule through Nickelodeon +1. Exclusive games, behind the scenes clips, show information and more are available on and Nick Play where viewers can find exclusive content updated daily. Viewers can watch Nickelodeon on Sky, Virgin, TalkTalk, BT Vision, YouView, VUTV on Freeview and on UPC in the Republic of Ireland.
The Nickelodeon Network brings the best in kids’ content to the UK and Ireland with Nickelodeon channels available in over 13 million cable and satellite homes. Having launched in 1993 Nickelodeon UK comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families, and is a joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and BSkyB.


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