VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: “Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan” Star Dylan Gilmer Talks About His Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Nomination, A Lesson He’s Learnt From Tyler Perry & More In His Interview With Alexisjoyvipaccess!

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan Dylan Gilmer
Photo Credits: @OfficialYoungDylan on Instagram

It all started with an Instagram video of a young Dylan Gilmer rapping to Bryson Tiller’s hit song, “Don’t” that went viral and garnered millions and millions of views, and the rest is history! The outstanding Dylan Gilmer is already establishing himself as a household name. He’s appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show a countless amount of times and has some of the biggest celebrities including Will Smith, Cardi B, Tyler Perry and many more proudly calling themselves fans of the immensely talented rapper. Needless to say, it’s Dylan Gilmer’s world and we’re just living in it!

At only 12-years-old, the phenomenal Dylan Gilmer has accomplished well beyond his years. He stars in the fan-favorite Nickelodeon series, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan, created by the legendary Tyler Perry. In the show, Gilmer is able to combine two of his greatest passions together – acting and rapping, and he continues to wow all viewers with his indescribable and effortless talent.


The rapping sensation’s bubbly and incredibly charming personality makes him instantly loved by everyone. He is a walking ray of sunshine and his great charisma is absolutely magnetic. Gilmer’s got it all – an unrivaled gift for rapping, a fantastic flair for acting and the most fun-loving persona.

Gilmer can add another excellent accomplishment to his endless list of achievements as he’s nominated for “Favorite Male TV Star” at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 airing live this Saturday, March 13th at 7:30 PM ET / PT. The extraordinary Dylan Gilmer described being nominated as “an honor and such a blessing.”


A whole lot of unparalleled excitement is in store at this year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards hosted by the iconic actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live star, Kenan Thompson. A stellar night celebrating kids’ favorites across the worlds of film, television, social media, sports and beyond, the KCAs will be bringing all the fun and tons of slime to households everywhere. The Kids’ Choice Awards is always an unforgettable and epic night for kids and families to enjoy and will even feature stupendous performances from none other than music phenomenon Justin Bieber, who will be performing his chart-topping track “Intentions” with Quavo and his new single, “Anyone.”

This year’s awards show will be unlike anything Nickelodeon fans have ever seen before as for the first time ever, the renowned KCA orange blimp will be leaving the awards show venue and will bring kids at home on a memorable and slime-tastic trip around the world. From outer space to Bikini Bottom and even getting to visit some celebrities’ homes using XR technology, kids are truly in for a very special treat at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2021. “This year’s show will also feature live and interactive fan walls that bring celebrities and families at home to the main stage; second screen live voting all night long where fans stay in control; and a KCA award presented by one lucky family chosen during the show” (source: press release).


Nominees at the wonderful awards show include Justin Bieber, Stranger Things, Ariana Grande, The Croods: A New AgeHenry Danger and more.

Alexisjoyvipaccess had a remarkable time covering the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 press junket and interviewed the brilliant Dylan Gilmer all about what his reaction was like when he found out he was nominated at the awards show, what is a lesson he’s learnt from entertainment powerhouse Tyler Perry that has really stuck with him, who he would like to see guest-star on Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan and so much more only in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview. Dylan Gilmer even took on a “Slime or Save” speed round and revealed whether he would slime or save KCA host Kenan Thompson, Grammy Award-winning superstar Justin Bieber and he spilled on who he really wants to slime – hear what he had to say in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview below.

Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview with the excellent Dylan Gilmer below and be sure to mark your calendar and tune in to Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021 airing live on Saturday, March 13th at 7:30 PM ET / PT. Don’t forget to get your votes in and help your faves win big at the KCAs by voting now on the official Kids’ Choice Awards website,, through social media on Twitter and on the Screens Up app on supported iPad, iPhone and Android devices in the U.S.

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