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‘Star Wars’, Lawrence big winners at Kids’ Choice Awards

Monday, Mar 14, 2016,11:12 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Los Angeles | Epic space opera Star Wars: The Force Awakens was announced the best movie, while Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence took home the best actress honour for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 at the 2016 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards.

The Harrison Ford-starrer 2015 blockbuster beat Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Cinderella, Daddy’s Home, Jurassic World, Pitch Perfect 2 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 to become the favourite movie. Lawrence was announced the favourite movie actress for her performance in the epic dystopian science fiction war film, defeating Anna Kendrick (‘Pitch Perfect 2′), Daisy Ridley (‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’), Lily James (‘Cinderella’), Rebel Wilson (‘Pitch Perfect 2′) and Scarlett Johansson (‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’). Daddy’s Home star Will Ferrell won the favourite movie actor award. Hotel Transylvania 2 became the favourite animated movie, while Amy Poehler won the favorite voice from an animated movie for Inside Out, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Favorite TV show award went to The Thundermans and favorite family TV show honour was given to The Muppets. Ross Lynch (‘Austin & Ally’) was honoured with the best TV actor- kids’ show, while Jim Parsons bagged the best actor- family show award for The Big Bang Theory. Young Zendaya won the favourite TV actress- kids’ show trophy for her performance in KC Undercover and Sofia Vergara took home the favourite TV acrtress- family show award for Modern Family. Favourite cartoon award went to SpongeBob SquarePants.

The Voice became the best talent competition show and Cake Boss won the best cooking show. Justin Bieber won the favourite male singer award, while Ariana Grande took home the favourite female singer trophy. Adele’s Hello became the best song of the year and Wiz Khalifa-Charlie Puth’s emotional See You Again, which featured in Furious 7, was announced the best collaboration. Shawn Mendes was announced the best new artist. Diary of a Wimpy Kid series won the best book honour, while Just Dance 2016 was given the best video game trophy.