Thunayyan Khalid Reacts After Being Voted Favorite Arab Star By Nickelodeon Fans

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Khalid topped the global poll at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2020.


Thunayyan Khalid has reacted to winning Favorite Arab Star at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2020: Celebrate Together. Khalid topped the vote, edging out other popular local personalities like Ahmed Al Nasheet, Cynthia Samuel, and Hala Al Turk.

The award ceremony was held virtually, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and was presented by event host Victoria Justice.

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Talking about the win, Thunayyan Khalid said: “I have been passionate about capturing and documenting everyday life for as long as I can remember. When I started vlogging, I did not imagine that years later I will be where I am today. You have joined me on my journey and experienced many adventures with me. I have been fortunate enough to share my everyday life with the world, whether it was the candid moments like living abroad and cooking with friends or the big moments like traveling to a new country and attending award ceremonies. I am very grateful to have my fans come along with me. Thank you.”


Highlights from Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2020: Celebrate Together included:

A $1 Million donation to No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America, in support of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic;

  • NBA champion and global icon LeBron James receiving Nickelodeon’s 2020 Generation Change Award, in honor of his commitment to creating real and lasting change through education, with his charity The LeBron James Family Foundation’s groundbreaking I PROMISE School, which provides his hometown’s most at-risk students and their families with educational resources and support;
  • A special appearance from the cast members of Avengers: Endgame (Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, and Jeremy Renner);
  • sneak peek of Nick’s new live-action series The Astronauts, from ImagineKids+Family;
  • JoJo Siwa discovering slime secretly placed in every area of her home and ultimately getting slimed herself;
  • David Dobrik doused in slime;
  • A performance by recording artist and actor Asher Angel of his chart-topping single “All Day;”
  • An exclusive look at Nick’s Slime in Space voyage;
  • And celebrity appearances from Dwayne Johnson, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Camila Cabello, Millie Bobby Brown, Ellen DeGeneres, BTS, Shawn Mendes, Lil Nas X, Dove Cameron, Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, SSSniperWolf, cast members of Stranger Things(Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink), the cast of Henery Danger (Jace Norman, Riele Downs, Sean Ryan Fox, Cooper Barnes, Ella Anderson, Michael D. Cohen) and more.

 The following are Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2020: Celebrate Together winners:

 TELEVISION:

  • FAVORITE KIDS TV SHOW: Henry Danger
  • FAVORITE FAMILY TV SHOW: Stranger Things
  • FAVORITE REALITY SHOW: America’s Got Talent
  • FAVORITE TV HOST: Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen’s Game of Games)
  • FAVORITE ANIMATED SERIES: SpongeBob SquarePants
  • FAVORITE FEMALE TV STAR: Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven, Stranger Things)
  • FAVORITE MALE TV STAR: Jace Norman (Henry Hart / Kid Danger,Henry Danger)

 FILM:

  • FAVORITE MOVIE: Avengers: Endgame
  • FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS: Dove Cameron (Mal, Descendants 3)
    FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR: Dwayne Johnson (Hobbs, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw; Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Jumanji: The Next Level)
  • FAVORITE SUPERHERO: Tom Holland (Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Far From Home; Spider-Man, Avengers: Endgame)
  • FAVORITE ANIMATED MOVIE: Frozen 2
  • FAVORITE FEMALE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE: Beyoncé (Nala, The Lion King)
  • FAVORITE MALE VOICE FROM AN ANIMATED MOVIE: Josh Gad (Olaf, Frozen 2)

MUSIC:

  • FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST: Ariana Grande
  • FAVORITE MALE ARTIST: Shawn Mendes
  • FAVORITE MUSIC GROUP: BTS
  • FAVORITE SONG: “bad guy”- Billie Eilish
  • FAVORITE MUSIC COLLABORATION: “Señorita”- Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
  • FAVORITE BREAKOUT NEW ARTIST: Lil Nas X
  • FAVORITE GLOBAL MUSIC STAR: Taylor Swift (North America)

OTHER CATEGORIES:

  • FAVORITE MALE SOCIAL STAR: David Dobrik
  • FAVORITE FEMALE SOCIAL STAR: Annie LeBlanc
  • FAVORITE GAMER: SSSniperWolf
  • FAVORITE VIDEO GAME: Minecraft
  • FAVORITE SOCIAL MUSIC STAR: JoJo Siwa
  • FAVORITE FEMALE SPORTS STAR: Alex Morgan
  • FAVORITE MALE SPORTS STAR: LeBron James
  • FAVORITE ARAB STAR: Thunayyan Khalid

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Viacomcbs International Studios Launches BALCONY STORIES, First Short-Form User Generated Content Series

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Balcony Stories celebrates the positive vibes that come up from our homes during these unprecedented times.


The short-form series premieres on April 22 on Paramount Channel and Comedy Central across the Middle East.

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MIDDLE EAST – APRIL 21 2020 – ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) announced today the production of Balcony Stories, a slate of short-form content to celebrate the positive and creative ways people are experiencing this complicated situation. The short-form series, produced by VIS in collaboration with Fremantle, leverages user-generated content from both audience and talent, redefining the role of the users by transforming them into active storytellers and the protagonists of their shows.

Being locked down at home has turned into something real for the majority of people around the world. Still, if our house doors are closed, our eyes are wide open: all around the world, people have opened their balconies and their homes to share their special moments with us, and those moments are part of Balcony Stories.

Raffaele Annecchino, President of ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA, said, “At ViacomCBS, we have always been committed to reaching our audience everywhere and at any time. Now that we are living in this unprecedented situation, more than ever, we need to stay connected and close to our fans, helping them to stay positive. Balcony Stories was born with this spirit. During these months, our eyes have opened up as well as our imagination, our sense of humor, and the artist within us all. Sharing the fun and emotional stories that we are all living can underline even more the fact that we are still all together, reflecting the empathy, creativity, and positive vibes from around the world. With Balcony Stories, we want to celebrate this positive attitude.”

Premiering tomorrow on ViacomCBS Networks International’s linear channels in the Middle East, including Paramount Channel and Comedy Central, and on digital platforms across Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia, the new short-form series offers an exclusive look into our new lockdown life, with balconies transforming into windows that look into everyone’s homes during this unprecedented time.  The content will be localized into 27 languages and will air across 130 countries and 100 channels, with four daily episodes airing in the region from Sunday to Thursday. A selection of the best content from the week will also be aired every Saturday in an extended edition (with a repeat on Fridays).

Produced in collaboration with Fremantle with user-generated content, Balcony Stories will turn the viewers into the protagonists.  Starting from Wednesday 22 April, all users will be able to submit their own videos and clips by uploading them to balconystories.tv. Videos can show off the new daily routine, the sense of humor coming up from this situation, the relationships, the love, the artists within us all: everything that becomes a testament of how people from all around the world, from Japan to the Netherlands, are living this unique moment.

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