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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Aidan Miner Interview With Alexisjoyvipaccess At The Nickelodeon “Sizzling Summer Camp Special” Screening Event!

24 May

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He’s an incredibly talented actor, a skillful musician, and he has a super charming and outstanding personality – those are just some of the many things that we love about the phenomenal Aidan Miner. We know the spectacular Aidan Miner for portraying the role of Lawrence in the highly acclaimed, fan-favorite Nickelodeon show, School of Rock. The awesome Aidan Miner brings his character to life in such an extraordinary way and we always look forward to seeing what kind of exceptional, musical numbers that the gifted cast will bring out in each episode. Aidan Miner is truly magnificent in all ways and he never fails to amaze us with his brilliant and awe-inspiring talent. We love how Aidan Miner always has a big smile on his face and he is such a positive, down-to-earth, and humble individual. Aidan Miner is absolutely stupendous and we know that he will continue to mesmerize us all with his one of a kind, acting gift and his excellent projects.

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had a fantastic time covering and attending the Nickelodeon Sizzling Summer Camp Special screening event and had a terrific time catching up with and interviewing the sensational Aidan Miner again at the event. Aidan Miner dished exclusively to Alexisjoyvipaccess all about what it was like for him working on the fun-filled Sizzling Summer Camp Special, what his summer camp must-haves are, and so much more only in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview. Aidan Miner even revealed what his favorite summer memory is – hear what he had to say in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview below. Thanks for another great interview, Aidan – always a blast chatting with you!

Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview with the remarkable Aidan Miner at the Nickelodeon Sizzling Summer Camp Special screening event below! Be sure to tune in to the Nickelodeon Sizzling Summer Camp Special airing on June 4th at 7:00 PM.

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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Nickelodeon Stars Kick Off The Summertime At The “Sizzling Summer Camp Special” Screening Event – Alexisjoyvipaccess RECAP Here!

17 May

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It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year, and yup, we’re talking about the summertime! Summer is our favorite season – school is out and we’re ready to hit the beach, spend time with friends and enjoy some time at summer camp. Our favorite Nickelodeon stars gathered together for an unforgettable summer at Camp Nickelodeon, and unforgettable it was indeed. Let’s just say that Camp Nickelodeon is… well, haunted! In Nickelodeon’s outstanding and joyful, new special titled the Nickelodeon Sizzling Summer Camp Special, our fave Nick stars headed out to sleep-away camp, only to find out that where they were staying is actually haunted by mysterious, legendary creatures. Yikes!

Nickelodeon always brings out masterpieces and the Sizzling Summer Camp Special is truly one of them. Our favorite Nickelodeon stars all participated in a whole lot of fun, excellent sketches and awesome, musical numbers. As Jade Pettyjohn, Jack Griffo, Lizzy Greene, Casey Simpson, Mace Coronel and Kyla Drew Simmons navigated their way through the haunted campsite, many brilliant skits took place in between. Many Nick stars made their way on over to the beach during the super fun “Worst Guy at the Beach” music video starring Sean Ryan Fox as… you guessed it, the “Worst Guy at the Beach” and the one and only Kira Kosarin showing off her epic rap skills in the exceptional segment.

The Nickelodeon Sizzling Summer Camp Special stars a ton of our favorite Nickelodeon actors and actresses including Henry Danger stars Jace Norman, Ella Anderson, Sean Ryan Fox and Riele Downs, The Thundermans stars Jack Griffo, Kira Kosarin, Maya Le Clark, Chris Tallman and Audrey Whitby, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn stars Lizzy Greene, Casey Simpson, Mace Coronel, Aidan Gallagher, Kyla Drew Simmons, Brian Stepanek and Allison Munn, School of Rock stars Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, Aidan Miner, Jade Pettyjohn and Tony Cavalero, and Nickelodeon stars JoJo Siwa and Jagger Eaton.

Everyone truly did such a spectacular job in the special and it definitely made us all extra excited for one memorable and sensational summer. Nickelodeon and all of the phenomenal Nick stars know how to put the biggest smile on viewers’ faces and this magnificent special is a perfect one for families and friends to watch over and over again. The Nickelodeon Sizzling Summer Camp Special is something that can brighten up your day instantaneously as soon as you see it and the cast has done such a marvelous job bringing this fun special to life filled with tons of laughs and excitement.

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had a wonderful time covering and attending Nickelodeon’s Sizzling Summer Camp Special screening event. Check out some VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE pictures from my coverage / attendance at the event below and stay tuned on YouTube.com/alexisjoyvipaccess for interviews with some of your favorite Nick stars at the event.

Be sure to tune in to Nickelodeon’s Sizzling Summer Camp Special airing on June 4th at 7:00 PM on Nickelodeon!

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Article: Nickelodeon Has A Lot Of Fun In Store During THE PLAYERS Championship And The “School Of Rock” Cast Stars In The “NickSports Presents Golf Rocks Weekend” Segment!

23 Apr

Photo Credits: PGA Tour’s THE PLAYERS Championship

Nickelodeon is truly one stupendous network known for many things – from its extraordinary live-action and animated shows, to its terrific awards shows, amazing consumer products, and more. In addition to all of its incredible masterpieces, Nickelodeon is also known for encouraging all of its viewers to get up and get active through many exciting, sports activities. Besides all of its work during the Super Bowl by giving fans an inside look into all of the excitement at the event, as well as its annual Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports award show, Nickelodeon is continuing to give kids a lot to look forward to at the PGA Tour’s THE PLAYERS Championship.

It has just been announced that Nickelodeon has a lot of spectacular and highly-anticipated plans for THE PLAYERS Championship. Nickelodeon has a lot of on-the-ground activities set at the McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation Kid Zone during the championship. Kids and families who attend THE PLAYERS Championship will get to show off their golf skills at the SpongeBob Squarepants mini-golf challenge and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Puttskee. Attendees will also be able to get virtually slimed and even get up close and personal with the iconic SpongeBob Squarepants.

For those who aren’t able to attend THE PLAYERS Championship, Nickelodeon will also be providing a lot of magnificent things for fans to enjoy on their TV screens as well. In fact, on Friday, May 12th through Sunday, May 14th, School of Rock star and talented golfer, Breanna Yde will be hosting the “NickSports Presents Golf Rocks Weekend” segment that will air on Nicktoons. School of Rock stars Aidan Miner, Jade Pettyjohn, Lance Lim, Ricardo Hurtado, and Tony Cavalero will also be joining in on the fun during the Mega Golf Challenge.

According to the press release, “Nickelodeon will also bring kids at home into the action with new, golf-themed content and exclusive coverage of the on-the-ground events leading up to THE PLAYERS in the “NickSports Presents Golf Rocks Weekend” Friday, May 12, through Sunday, May 14, on Nicktoons. Hosted by avid golfer and Nick star Breanna Yde (School of Rock), “NickSports Presents Golf Rocks Weekend” will present interstitials offering a behind-the-scenes look at the tournament, highlights from Nickelodeon’s Kid Zone activation, interviews with PGA TOUR players and more.  On Sunday, May 14, the cast of Nickelodeon’s School of Rock (Breanna Yde, Aidan Miner, Jade Pettyjohn, Lance Lim) and PGA TOUR and LPGA players (Peter Malnati, Sydnee Michaels, Mackenzie Hughes, Demi Runas) will compete in the Mega Golf Challenge that was filmed at the Genesis Open, a series of slime-filled, golf-themed interstitials hosted by School of Rock’s Tony Cavalero and Ricardo Hurtado, airing 11 a.m.–1 p.m.(ET/PT) on Nicktoons.”

Keith Dawkins, executive vice president, TeenNick and Nicktoons, said, “Our partnership with the PGA TOUR at THE PLAYERS Championship builds on our commitment to bring Nickelodeon to signature sporting events around the country and deliver content that is relevant and authentic to kids today. Through our unique, on-the-ground experiences and exclusive on-air coverage, we will take THE PLAYERS and its Kid Zone to another level of fun, while providing our NickSports audience with an all-access pass to the world of golf.”

Nickelodeon never fails in bringing so much excitement for Nick fans and sports lovers to enjoy. For more information about THE PLAYERS Championship, visit: THEPLAYERSChampionship.com.

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Article: Little Mix Set To Perform At The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards PLUS Find Out The Celebs Who Are Coming!

28 Feb
Photo Credits: @Nickelodeon on Instagram

Photo Credits: @Nickelodeon on Instagram

Get ready for some major girl power that is hitting the stage at the renowned, prestigious and slimetastic Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards as the internationally-acclaimed, girl group sensation, Little Mix will be performing! The phenomenal news was just announced today that our fave ladies who bring their fierce and fabulous personas with them everywhere they go and their incredible talent will be performing a medley of their hit songs, “Shoutout To My Ex” and “Touch” at this year’s KCAs.

Nickelodeon announced the terrific news via their Twitter account as seen below. Little Mix will be joining previously announced performers, Camila Cabello and Machine Gun Kelly who will be performing their hit, chart-topping track, “Bad Things” at the award show.

Of course, one of the many things that the KCAs is known for is all of the amazing celebrity guests that attend. Nickelodeon also revealed today the outstanding and star-studded list of celebs who will be making their way down the orange carpet this year. Celebrities including Nikki & Brie Bella, The Chainsmokers, Nick Cannon, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Evans, Gal Gadot, Kevin Hart, DJ Khaled, Demi Lovato, Isabela Moner, Chris Pine, Chris Pratt, Rico Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana, JoJo Siwa and Zendaya, amongst many others will be attending the event.

Nickelodeon stars including Henry Danger‘s Jace Norman, Game Shakers stars Thomas Kuc, Madisyn Shipman, Benjamin Flores Jr., Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn‘s Mace Coronel, Aidan Gallagher, Lizzy Greene, Casey Simpson, The Power Rangers stars Becky G., Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Dacre Montgomery, The Thundermans stars Jack Griffo and Kira Kosarin, and School of Rock stars Breanna YdeRicardo Hurtado, Jade Pettyjohn, Aidan Miner and Lance Lim all will be having a blast at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards as well.

This year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards is bound to make entertainment history yet again filled with a lot of excitement, special surprises, and of course, a whole lot of slime! The 2017 Nickelodeon KCAs will be hosted by WWE legend John Cena live from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles, California on March 11th at 8:00 PM ET, so be sure to join in on all of the fun and tune in!

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Article: Check Out Nickelodeon’s Recap Of 2016 And Spot All Of Your Fave Nick Stars!

27 Dec
Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

There are only a few more days left of 2016 and now it’s time to look back on all of the phenomenal memories and outstanding highlights from this year. Nickelodeon always manages to make everyone’s year so special – whether it’s through their fantastic shows or exceptional award shows, Nickelodeon can always brighten up everyone’s day.

Now, Nickelodeon is recapping all of the epic moments that have happened in 2016. From fun and fabulous scenes from some of our favorite shows including “The Thundermans,” “School of Rock,” “Game Shakers,” “Henry Danger,” “Make It Pop,” “Spongebob Squarepants,” and many more, to all of the slime-tastic and unforgettable moments from the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Sports, and the HALO Awards!

Be sure to check out Nickelodeon’s 2016 “Year in Review” video below and spot all of your favorite Nick stars in the video! We know that Nickelodeon will have a lot more excitement and remarkable things in store for 2017. Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, what is YOUR favorite memory from Nickelodeon’s 2016 “Year in Review” video? Was 2016 “lit,” “woke,” or “on fleek?” – the choice is yours!

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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: The Amazing Aidan Miner Interview With Alexisjoyvipaccess At The Skechers Pier To Pier Walk!

9 Dec
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Get ready to jam out because another rockin’ season of Nickelodeon’s masterpiece of a show, School of Rock is making its way onto our TV screens! It has just been announced that we all get to look forward to 20 more awesome episodes from a third season of School of Rock, so grab your guitars, your lead singer, your drum sticks, and get ready to sing along and join in on all of the fun in this new season. School of Rock is such a marvelous show that has won over the hearts of fans for so many reasons – from the amazing music to the spectacular cast-members. Starring as the tech-savvy and incredibly talented keyboardist of the band named Lawrence is the magnificent and outstanding Aidan Miner. Aidan Miner is truly one gifted and phenomenal actor and his exceptional talent always makes each episode of School of Rock so enjoyable to watch. Aidan Miner is such a humble and remarkable individual who is talented in so many different ways – from acting, to music, and he also shows his skills through jiu jitsu. Aidan Miner is one of the most kind-hearted and wonderful people you could meet and he truly deserves all of his awe-inspiring successes.

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had a fantastic time covering the Skechers Pier to Pier Walk and had an excellent time catching up with and interviewing the terrific Aidan Miner again at the event. Aidan Miner dished exclusively to Alexisjoyvipaccess all about ways that he gets up and gets active, how he got his start in jiu jitsu, and so much more only in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview. Since the Skechers Pier to Pier Walk encouraged everyone to be a good friend, Aidan Miner also spilled on what being a good friend means to him – hear what he had to say in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview below. Thanks for another fun interview, Aidan – always a blast chatting with you!

Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview with the brilliant Aidan Miner at the Skechers Pier to Pier Walk below!

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Article: Congrats To The Cast Of “School Of Rock” On The Third Season Pickup!

3 Dec
Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

From being honored with a Creative Arts Emmy nomination to being picked up for a second season after just four episodes having aired on the incredible Nickelodeon, “School of Rock” is definitely a stupendous show that continues to have so many magnificent successes. Now, the “School of Rock” cast can add another remarkable success onto their endless list of amazing accomplishments as it has just been announced that the phenomenal show has been picked up for another music-filled and fantastic season! The third season will have a total of 20 episodes filled with new music, fun adventures, and a lot of unforgettable moments throughout the show.

The cast of “School of Rock” is truly brilliant and they definitely deserve all of their wonderful successes! The whole cast, which includes Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, Aidan Miner, Lance Lim, Jade Pettyjohn, and Tony Cavalero, all work so hard to make each episode as spectacular, sensational, and exceptional as they all turn out to be. The “School of Rock” cast is the greatest band-mily (band and family) and they all have brought their outstanding talents, their positive and exuberant personalities, and their passion to make this show the masterpiece that it is.

Let’s take a look at what the cast-members posted on their social media networks to share their excitement over the terrific news!

Breanna Yde: 

 

Ricardo Hurtado: 

 

Aidan Miner: 

 

Lance Lim: 

 

Jade Pettyjohn: 

That moment when you find out School of Rock got picked up for a season 3 #schoolofrockseason3

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Tony Cavalero: 

 

Here at Alexisjoyvipaccess.com, I’d like to send the biggest congratulations to the cast of “School of Rock” on the season three pickup! We can’t wait for many more extraordinary and awe-inspiring episodes from the show!

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Article: Madisyn Shipman, Ricardo Hurtado, Aidan Miner, Lance Lim, And Casey Simpson Brought Holiday Cheer At The Salvation Army Feast Of Sharing!

25 Nov
Photo Credits: Zimbio

Photo Credits: Zimbio

Thanksgiving is all about showing your gratitude and appreciation over everything and giving back to others. Some of your favorite Nickelodeon stars had an excellent time as they brought some extra holiday cheer to people as they served meals at The Salvation Army’s Feast of Sharing presented by Nickelodeon. Madisyn Shipman, Ricardo Hurtado, Aidan Miner, Lance Lim, and Casey Simpson joined together to have some fun volunteering and doing something very special for others this Thanksgiving holiday.

Madisyn Shipman wrote along with a photo she shared through her Instagram account, “It’s important to give back to your community, the impact it can make on someone’s life is priceless. We had so much fun last night volunteering with the @salvationarmyus providing a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner for families that may not be as fortunate as you and me this holiday season. ❤️.”

Along with a photo shared through his Instagram account, Aidan Miner wrote, “So great serving Thanksgiving dinner to some awesome people @salvationarmyus#feastofsharing2016 👍 with my @nickelodeontv friends 🙌 @ricardo@caseysimpson @maddiemoo_hoo@lancedaelim so thankful for them and this opportunity.”

Ricardo Hurtado wrote along with a photo shared through his Instagram account, “Jesus calls us to serve others. Even the smallest thing can have a huge impact on someone’s life!
Had a blast🚀 volunteering with @salvationarmyus serving those in need a lovely Thanksgiving dinner!😊🦃 Have a great Thanksgiving! ❤️.”

Lance Lim wrote along with a photo he shared through his Instagram account, “there’s no better feeling than giving back to our community. It was so amazing getting to give thanksgiving dinners to these families. @salvationarmyusthank you for this opportunity. happy thanksgiving guys!🐓❤️.”

Along with a photo he shared through his Instagram account, Casey Simpson wrote, “Had a special time giving back yesterday✨❤️. Gave #Thanksgivingmeals to those who needed it😇🦃 #GameShakers #SchoolOfRock#Nickelodeon.”

It’s so wonderful to see all of these immensely talented Nickelodeon stars give back and make everyone’s day so amazing. Check out more photos below of Aidan Miner, Ricardo Hurtado, Lance Lim, Casey Simpson, and Madisyn Shipman at The Salvation Army’s Feast of Sharing. Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, how do you give back?

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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Alexisjoyvipaccess Covers The Inspiring And Spectacular 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Awards – RECAP Here!

13 Nov
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It honors several, admirable teens who are doing above and beyond to help make the world a better place to live in. It encourages everyone that your actions can help impact the lives of many, and you too, can always “Help And Lead Others.” It also brings together some of the greatest musical acts to ever walk this planet and it brings all of these magnificent things together for one unforgettable night. It is the Nickelodeon HALO Awards – one of the most influential, inspiring, and life-changing award shows there is. Each year, Nickelodeon, along with creator, host, and executive producer of the Nickelodeon HALO Awards, the iconic, legendary, and prolific Nick Cannon, brings out one of the most spectacular award shows which celebrates a few of the many marvelous teens who are changing the world for the better. This year, the 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Awards will be leaving you in awe and absolutely mesmerized yet again as it airs on Sunday, November 27th at 7:00 PM ET / PT – perfect timing for Thanksgiving when we all can continue to show our gratitude and thanks over everything and take the extra step to give back to others.

The 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Awards had its special taping on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Pier 36 in New York City, New York and the night was nothing short of incredible. The outstanding award show was hosted by the stupendous Nick Cannon as he honored four, terrific teens for their efforts in Helping And Leading Others. The remarkable teens honored at this year’s award show were Grace Callwood, Jonas Corona, Lillian Pravda, and Chris Suggs. These four teens, along with many others as featured in Nickelodeon’s wonderful series, “The HALO Effect,” are changing lives and bringing hope and help to individuals, and they continue to motivate others to reach out a helping hand and bring out an act of kindness daily.

The award show also had many brilliant and sensational performances from some of the biggest musical acts. The one and only Jason Derulo brought his exceptional energy and chart-topping songs to the stage as he performed a medley of his hit songs. Jason Derulo certainly got everyone up on their feet and ready for an amazing night. Other extraordinary performances included Hailee Steinfeld jamming out on stage with Zedd as she performed her fantastic song “Starving” – one of everyone’s favorite songs ever! The phenomenal Daya brought even more girl-power to the stage with her performance of her awesome song, “Sit Still, Look Pretty,” – a terrific song that inspires everyone to follow after their dreams and it continues to showcase how much of a head-strong, classy, and respectable artist Daya is. The immensely talented Alessia Cara performed her awesome song “Scars To Your Beautiful” that encourages self love and motivates fans to be confident in themselves. Alessia Cara continues to be such a down-to-earth individual who is beautiful both inside and out. In addition, singing sensations Jake Miller and Jacob Whitesides made a special appearance at the renowned award show. Not only are Jacob Whitesides and Jake Miller some of the most talented and gifted musicians, but they both are so incredibly humble and they, along with all of the performers and attendees of the HALO Awards, deserve all of their successes. Multi-threat: actress, singer, and dancer, JoJo Siwa also performed her viral, anti-bullying song, “Boomerang” at the event.

Many Nickelodeon stars came out to show their support towards the fabulous award show including the cast of Nickelodeon’s music-filled show, “School Of Rock” with cast-members Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, Aidan Miner, Lance Lim, and Jade Pettyjohn in attendance. Real-life superheroes Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo from “The Thundermans” were also at this year’s Nickelodeon HALO Awards and the lovely Isabela Moner of “Legends of the Hidden Temple” (premiering on November 26th) was in attendance at the event. Nickelodeon stars took part in special arcade game challenges to help raise money for the organizations of the HALO Award honorees. Other amazing celebrities came out to the Big Apple to celebrate the outstanding award show including Chloe Lukasiak, Loren Gray, AJ Lehrman, Carson Lueders, Johnny Orlando, and many, many more.

Words fall short when describing how superb and spectacular of an award show the Nickelodeon HALO Awards are. It’s not just an award show, but it’s one that this world truly needs – it’s an award show that brings positivity and love to this world and whether you are attending the HALO Awards in person or tuning in to watch the award show on TV, you will feel oh, so happy with how this award show promotes kindness and helping out others. It’s the only award show of its kind and it’s only on the stupendous Nickelodeon.

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had the greatest, greatest honor of covering and attending the 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Awards for the third year in a row. Check out some VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE photos I took from my coverage of the event below and stay tuned on YouTube.com/alexisjoyvipaccess for interviews with your favorite celebs from the event.

Together we can change the world! Don’t forget to get your friends and family members together and prepare to be inspired by tuning in to the 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Awards on Sunday, November 27th at 7:00 PM ET / PT. Also, take a look below to see what this year’s HALO Award honorees have accomplished.

Follow Nickelodeon on Twitter: @NickelodeonTV and @NickelodeonHALO and join in on the conversation by using #HALOAwards!

  • Grace Callwood, 12, Abingdon, Md.  Grace Callwood was diagnosed with cancer at the age of seven. After gaining weight from the chemotherapy, she donated her brand new back-to-school clothes to two girls who had recently lost everything in a fire. This act of kindness inspired Callwood to start the We Cancerve Movement, Inc., an organization that creates activities to bring happiness to homeless, sick and foster children through events and donated goods. Through the efforts of nearly 2000 volunteers, We Cancerve has been able to help over 3,700 kids in need.

 

  • Jonas Corona, 13, Long Beach, Calif. – Jonas Corona was inspired to help others after meeting a homeless kid his own age on Los Angeles’ Skid Row. Corona started his own organization, Love in the Mirror, which provides disadvantaged youth and their families with basic necessities such as food, clothing and learning materials. Over 45,000 homeless people have been impacted by the organization’s fundraising and donation efforts.

 

  • Lillian Pravda, 16, New York, N.Y.– After undergoing several surgeries to correct a cataract, Lillian Pravda learned that not every child in need of eye care is able to receive it. Pravda initially started Vision for and from Children to help comfort young patients in a pediatric surgical unit, but soon grew it into an organization that supports children across the globe by providing access to sight-saving surgeries and vision services.

 

  • Chris Suggs, 16, Kinston, N.C. In response to the rising crime rate and education problems in his hometown, Chris Suggs created Kinston Teens, Inc. to help provide local youth with civic and community service opportunities.  Over 1300 kids have participated in Kinston Teens projects to date, which include street cleanups, voter registration drives, mentoring programs and a youth leadership summit.

 

Article: Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld, Zedd, Daya, Alessia Cara, Jake Miller & Jacob Whitesides Join This Year’s Inspiring Nickelodeon HALO Awards!

25 Oct
Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

We’re thinking about one epic and magnificent award show and we’ll give you three hints to guess which one we are thinking about: 1. It inspires everyone to help others and make a difference in this world. 2. It honors some outstanding and admirable teens who are making this world a better place to live in. 3. It is jam-packed with tons of the most outstanding musicians and celebrities. Yup, you guessed it, we’re talking about the one and only, renowned and prestigious Nickelodeon HALO Awards, which will be making entertainment history yet again on Sunday, November 27th at 7:00 PM ET / PT.

Each year, Nickelodeon hosts its remarkable HALO Awards which honors teens who are bringing about a positive impact in this world as they “Help And Lead Others” (HALO). Nickelodeon’s HALO Awards is truly one of the most spectacular and extraordinary award shows out as it celebrates people just like YOU who are going out of their way to change the lives of many and show that any bit of help, no matter how big or small, can help make a difference.

This year’s award show has a sensational, star-studded line-up with stupendous musical acts including Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld, Zedd, Daya, and Alessia Cara. Singing sensations Jake Miller and Jacob Whitesides will also be making special appearances at the event. Excuse us while we totally fan-girl over how exceptional this award show will be!

According to the press release, “The 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Awards will feature: global chart-topper Jason Derulo performing a medley of his greatest hits; multi-platinum recording artist and Academy Award-nominated actress Hailee Steinfeld and production duo Grey, with a performance of “Starving,” featuring Grammy-winning DJ and producer Zedd, who will also take the lead for an all-star finale; pop singer/songwriter Alessia Cara, with her inspiring hit “Scars To Your Beautiful;” and multi-platinum artist Daya, performing her girl-power anthem, “Sit Still, Look Pretty.”  Additionally, Dance Moms star JoJo Siwa will make her TV performance debut with her viral anti-bullying hit “Boomerang.”

The genius and prolific Nick Cannon, who has changed the lives of many and influenced so many individuals in such an awe-inspiring way, shared his excitement over this year’s award show by saying, “The 2016 Nickelodeon HALO Awards honorees are truly outstanding role models for this young generation and I can’t wait to celebrate them at this one-of-a-kind concert event. The passion and commitment of these four teens have enabled them to bring about social change, helping thousands of kids around the world and inspiring countless others.  That’s what HALO is all about.” (source: press release)

In addition, some of your favorite Nickelodeon stars from shows including School of Rock and The Thundermans will be put to tons of fun, arcade game challenges to help raise money for the HALO honorees’ organizations.

The HALO Awards, which is created, hosted and executive produced by Nick Cannon, will be honoring the following admirable and inspiring teens at this year’s award show. (source: press release)

  •   Grace Callwood, 12, Abingdon, Md.  Grace Callwood was diagnosed with cancer at the age of seven. After gaining weight from the chemotherapy, she donated her brand new back-to-school clothes to two girls who had recently lost everything in a fire. This act of kindness inspired Callwood to start the We Cancerve Movement, Inc., an organization that creates activities to bring happiness to homeless, sick and foster children through events and donated goods. Through the efforts of nearly 2000 volunteers, We Cancerve has been able to help over 3,700 kids in need.
  • Jonas Corona, 13, Long Beach, Calif. – Jonas Corona was inspired to help others after meeting a homeless kid his own age on Los Angeles’ Skid Row. Corona started his own organization, Love in the Mirror, which provides disadvantaged youth and their families with basic necessities such as food, clothing and learning materials. Over 45,000 homeless people have been impacted by the organization’s fundraising and donation efforts.
  • Lillian Pravda, 16, New York, N.Y.– After undergoing several surgeries to correct a cataract, Lillian Pravda learned that not every child in need of eye care is able to receive it. Pravda initially started Vision for and from Children to help comfort young patients in a pediatric surgical unit, but soon grew it into an organization that supports children across the globe by providing access to sight-saving surgeries and vision services.
  • Chris Suggs, 16, Kinston, N.C. In response to the rising crime rate and education problems in his hometown, Chris Suggs created Kinston Teens, Inc. to help provide local youth with civic and community service opportunities.  Over 1300 kids have participated in Kinston Teens projects to date, which include street cleanups, voter registration drives, mentoring programs and a youth leadership summit.

Mark your calendars and be sure to tune in to the 2016 HALO Awards for an unforgettable, masterpiece of an award show on Sunday, November 27th at 7:00 PM ET / PT! Also, for all things HALO Awards, be sure to head on over to nick.com/halo16  and the Nick App. Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, how do you HALO? Who are you most excited to see at this year’s HALO Awards? I want to know!

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