Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello.

Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello will perform their platinum-selling number one single, Bad Things, at the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards.

Nickelodeon (305) has announced that chart-topping recording artists Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello are set to perform their platinum-selling number one single, Bad Things, at the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards. The reigning rock star of rap and the rising pop princess will take the KCA stage for their first time in a dynamic performance of the infectious hit song.  

Hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena, Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards takes place on Saturday 11 March at USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles and premieres simultaneously on Nickelodeon (305) and NickToons (308) at 15:40 CAT on Wednesday 15 March.

Celebrating kids’ favourites from across the worlds of film, television, music and pop culture, Nickelodeon recently announced the nominations for the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards which features an all-star list including: Henry Cavill, Daya, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Megan Fox, Lukas Graham, Kevin Hart, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, Leslie Jones, Anna Kendrick, Bruno Mars, Melissa McCarthy, JoJo Siwa, The Chainsmokers, Justin Timberlake, Twenty One Pilots and more. This year also features multiple new categories guaranteed to be unique to this awards season, like Favourite African Star, Favourite Frenemies, Most Wanted Pet, and #Squad.

This year’s nominees for Favourite African Star are: Yemi Alade, Funke Akindele Bello, Wayde van Niekerk, Trevor Noah, Lupita Nyong’o and Pearl Thusi.

While this will be Cena’s first time hosting the global show, he is beloved worldwide by the Nickelodeon family, having previously hosted Australia’s Kids’ Choice Awards in 2008, as well as undergoing a sliming at the first UK Kids’ Choice Awards in 2007.           

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