Gomez Wins Her Fifth Straight Kids’ Choice Award

Selena Gomez’s streak of back-to-back Kids’ Choice Awards wins continues…

The 20-year-old half-Mexican American actress/singer picked up her fifth consecutive Favorite TV Actress orange blimp figurine during Saturday’s awards show, which was hosted by Josh Duhamel and featured a performance by Pitbull and Christina Aguilera.

Selena Gomez

Gomez – who won for her work on the Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place, which ended its four-season run on the network last January – beat out iCarly’s Miranda Cosgrove, VictoriousVictoria Justice and Good Luck Charlie’s Bridgit Mendler for the award.

Gomez, who first won the Favorite TV Actress award at the 2009 Kids’ Choice Awards, broke a tie with Amanda Bynes for most consecutive wins and most wins in the category in awards show history.


has won a total of six orange blimps during her career.

Meanwhile, Justice’s Nickelodeon series Victorious took home the prize for Favorite TV Show. The show beat out Good Luck Charlie, iCarly and Wizards of Waverly Place for the award.

The awards were held at USC’s Galen Center.

Pena Jr. Nominated for Two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

It appears that Nickelodeon viewers have a big time crush on Carlos Pena Jr.

The 23-year-old singer/actor/dancer of Spanish, Venezuelan and Dominican descent is a two-time nominee for Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, making him the most nominated Hispanic celebrity this year.

Carlos Pena Jr.

Pena Jr., one of the stars of Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush and a member of the band of the same name, has been nominated in the Favorite TV Actor category. He’s up against Wizards of Waverly Place’s Jake T. Austin, Marvin Marvin’s Lucas Cruikshank and Austin & Allys Ross Lynch.

Pena Jr. and his band mates, who released the summer anthem “Windows Down” last June, are nominated for Favorite Music Group. Big Time Rush will face-off against Bon Jovi, Maroon 5 and One Direction.

Other nominees include Selena Gomez, Bruno Mars and Victoria Justice.

The 2013 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, hosted by Josh Duhamel, will be broadcast live on Saturday, March 23 from USC’s Galen Center from 8:00 – 9:30 pm ET.

Beginning this Valentine’s Day, kids will be able to cast their votes in all 22 categories, across all of Nickelodeon’s digital outlets: Nick.com, all desktop and mobile devices, and Nickelodeon’s Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Here’s a look at all the categories with a Latino/a nominee:


Favorite TV Actor
Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place)
Lucas Cruikshank (Marvin Marvin)
Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally)
Carlos Pena (Big Time Rush)

Favorite TV Actress
Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly)
Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place)
Victoria Justice (Victorious)
Bridgit Mendler (Good Luck Charlie)

Favorite TV Show

Good Luck Charlie
Wizards of Waverly Place


Favorite Music Group
Big Time Rush
Bon Jovi
Maroon 5
One Direction

Favorite Male Singer
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Blake Shelton