Abu Dhabi Paramount and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced that global award-winning British star Jessie J will host the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2023, taking place on Saturday, September 16, at the Etihad Arena. Moroccan singer-songwriter urban pop artist Manal will also take the stage at the biggest and slimiest party of the year for families.

With over 1.5 billion streams, countless gold and platinum certifications, and 23 million record sales to date, the singer’s voice will now ring out in Abu Dhabi. Known for her soulful voice and pop tracks, Jessie J is globally known for hits like “Price Tag” and “Flashlight,” showcasing her powerful vocals and catchy tunes. With a distinct style and empowering messages, she has received numerous music industry awards throughout her career, including the prestigious BRIT Award for “Critic’s Choice”.

“Hosting Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards is such an exciting experience. I can’t wait to perform and see who gets slimed.” Said pop star Jessie J. “We’re going to have fun, see you all in Abu Dhabi!”.

Manal is a Moroccan singer-songwriter and urban pop artist. Inspired by an eclectic mix of styles, she is best known for her contemporary interpretation of Arabic music. Challenging convention and subverting expectations, she is a unique musical voice in the modern Arabic landscape.

As kids celebrate their favorites from across the worlds of film, television, music, sports and more, they will enjoy a great lineup of talented artists such as the global award-winning group Now United, Palestinian-Chilean singer-songwriter and composer Elyanna, top Saudi artist Bader Al-Shuaibi and Jordanian singer-songwriter Issam Alnajjar who will take the stage at the biggest and slimiest party of the year for families. Social media star and content creator Ossy Marwah will be the co-host of a party packed with family fun, unexpected moments, and more surprises than ever!

Fans can vote across 16 categories on Nickelodeon’s digital site and on Instagram using the hashtag of their favorite nominee.

The show will premiere on Nickelodeon Arabia on September 20th at 17:00 KSA/18:00 UAE and will also be aired on Nickelodeon channels internationally.

2023 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi is a Paramount production in partnership with Blink Experience and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.

Tickets for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2023 are on sale at

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