Sunday, February 17, 2013
Sarah G nominated as 'Favorite Asian Act' in Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Sarah Geronimo is among the nominees in the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards (KCA).
The Kapamilya actress-singer is nominated in the Favorite Asian Act category, along with Chinese singer-actor Han Geng, South Korean rapper Psy, and Malaysian singer Shila Amzah.
In the official website of the 2013 KCA, Geronimo is described as the Philippines' "Popstar Princess."
"[She] got her big break at age 14 when she won a TV singing competition. Smash albums such as 'Popstar: A Dream Come True' and 'Just Me' followed, along with film roles.
"Now, at age 24, she is already a multi-awarded, multi-platinum recording artist, a movie star, a TV personality with her own musical variety show, and an inspiration to young people and adults alike. She's a true Philippine superstar for the 21st century!" KCA's description of Geronimo said.
At last year's KCA, Kapamilya singer Charice Pempengco won the Favorite Asian Act award.
Other notable nominees in the 2013 KCA include Selena Gomez (Favorite TV Actress), Johnny Depp (Favorite Movie Actor), Jennifer Lawrence (Favorite Movie Actress), Taylor Swift (Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie), Chris Hemsworth (Favorite Male Buttkicker), Anne Hathaway (Favorite Female Buttkicker), Julia Roberts (Favorite Villain), Justin Bieber (Favorite Male Singer), and Katy Perry (Favorite Female Singer).
Now on its 26th year, the Nickelodeon KCA is popular for bringing together big-name celebrities in the United States for a fun-filled show that honors the biggest acts and programs of the year. The results are voted by viewers of Nickelodeon.
This year, the KCA will be held on March 23 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California. It will be hosted by Hollywood actor Josh Duhamel.
In the Philippines, the awards show will be televised via the Nickelodeon cable channel on April 6.--Source: ABS-CBN News.