Vampires, Robots, Obamas: All Nickelodeon Award Nominees

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Kevin James is set to host Nickelodeon's Kid Choice Awards next month. Credit: Nickelodeon

Vampires, monsters and robots, oh my!

Luckily, they won't mind a little green slime. The nominees for this year's Kids Choice Awards will add a little bite to Nickelodeon's long-running event. Now in its 23rd year, the annual show lets children vote on their faves from the worlds of movies, music, TV and sports.

And this year, it's all about "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," "Monsters vs. Aliens" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen."

Hosted by Kevin James, ["Paul Blart: Mall Cop," "The King of Queens"] the awards show airs March 27. "New Moon" sinks its teeth into five nominations, while "Monsters vs. Aliens" and "Transformers" each nabbed three nods.

Even President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are nominees this year -- in the new category Cutest Couple. They'll have their work cut out for them, though, as they face off against "Twilight" stars Rob Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart and "Avatar" love bugs Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana.

During the broadcast, unsuspecting celebrities get "slimed" -- green goo is dumped on them from above. No word yet if the Obamas will be in the house, but watching them get slimed? Now, that would be must-see TV.

Some of the other nominees, announced this week include:

  • Favorite Movie: "Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel," "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "The Twilight Saga: New Moon, "X-men Origins: Wolverine"
  • Favorite Animated Movie: "A Christmas Carol," "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs," "Monsters vs. Aliens," "Up"
  • Favorite Movie Actor: Zac Efron ["17 Again"], Taylor Lautner ["The Twilight Saga: New Moon'], Shia LeBeouf ["Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"], Tyler Perry ["Madea Goes to Jail"]
  • Favorite Movie Actress: Sandra Bullock ["The Proposal," "The Blind Side"], Miley Cyrus ["Hanna Montana: The Movie"],
    Megan Fox ["Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"], Zoe Saldana ["Avatar"]
  • Favorite TV Show: "iCarly," "Sonny With a Chance," "The Suite Life on Deck," "Wizards of Waverly Place"
  • Favorite TV Actress: Miranda Cosgrove, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Keke Palmer
  • Favorite TV Actor: Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse
For a full list of nominees, and to vote, beginning Feb. 25, visit nick.com.

Related: Miley, 'HSM' Dominate Kids' Choice

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