Sauti Sol Nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019



Kenya’s Award-winning Afro-pop boy band Sauti Sol stands a chance to add another accolade to its collection after they were nominated for the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (KCAs).

The ‘Sura Yako’ hitmakers will be competing against Ghana’s Stonebwoy and Nigeria’s radio personality IK Osakioduwa and actress Adesua Etomi in the Favourite African Star category.

Announcing the nomination on Instagram, Sauti Sol urged their fans to vote for them ahead of the March 22 deadline.

“We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been nominated for the NICKELODEON KIDS CHOICE AWARDS 2019 as the FAVOURITE AFRICAN STARS. To vote, use the hashtag #KCA + #VoteSautiSol.”
Other notable African nominees include Davido, who was nominated in the Favourite Global Music Star category to compete against BLACKPINK (Asia), Troye Sivan (Australia/New Zealand), David Guetta (Europe), Taylor Swift (North America), J Balvin (Latin America) and HRVY (UK).

The awards ceremony will be held on March 23, 2019, at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California. DJ Khaled will host the awards that feature categories in music, TV, movies and social media.

Here’s a list of nominees in music:


Favourite Global Music Star

Davido (Africa)
BLACKPINK (Asia)
Troye Sivan (Australia/New Zealand)
David Guetta (Europe)
Taylor Swift (North America)
J Balvin (Latin America)
HRVY (UK)
Favourite African Star

Adesua Etomi (Nigeria)
IK Osakioduwa (Nigeria)
Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Stonebwoy (Ghana)
Favourite South African Star

Nomzamo Mbatha
AKA
Siya Kolisi
Kagiso Rabada
Somizi
Favourite Music Group

The Chainsmokers
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos
Twenty One Pilots
Favourite Male Artist

Bruno Mars
DJ Khaled
Drake
Justin Timberlake
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes
Favourite Female Artist

Ariana Grande
Beyoncé
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift
Favourite Song

‘Delicate’ – Taylor Swift
‘In My Blood’ – Shawn Mendes
‘In My Feelings’ – Drake
‘Natural’ – Imagine Dragons
‘Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
‘Youngblood’ – 5 Seconds of Summer
Favourite Breakout Artist

Billie Eilish
Cardi B
Dan + Shay
Juice WRLD
Kane Brown
Post Malone
Favourite Collaboration

‘Girls Like You’ – Maroon 5, featuring Cardi B
‘Happier’ – Marshmello, featuring Bastille
‘I Like It’ – Cardi B ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin
‘Meant to Be’– Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line
‘No Brainer’ – DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo
‘Sicko Mode’ – Travis Scott ft. Drake
Favourite Social Music Star

Baby Ariel
Chloe x Halle
Jack & Jack
JoJo Siwa
Max & Harvey
Why Don’t We

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