Congrats to Uche Pedro, Publisher Of Bella Naija (@bellanaija). Wins Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2016.

Nigerian blogger Uche Pedro, Publisher of Bella Naija wins the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards (KCAs) on Saturday, 12 March at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Uche was nominated alongside fellow bloggers Silvia Kamau Njoki (“Style by Sylvia” – Kenya), Aisha Baker (“Baked the Blog” – South Africa)and Theodora Lee(“Theodora Lee” – South Africa)to take home a coveted KCA ‘blimp’ trophy

Uche Pedro, Publisher of Bella Naija
Uche Pedro, Publisher of Bella Naija

On her blog – BellaNaija, Uche had this to say;

“Wow!  This is such an amazing moment for me and the BellaNaijabrand.
Thank you to my husband Bode, our wonderful children and our families. BellaNaijarians and BellaNaija team – we made it! Thank you for all the votes and positive vibes.

Thanks Nickelodeon for the opportunity and to my fellow nominees, you are an inspiration! To everyone out there with a dream, this is a testimony to never give up, be a rebel with a purpose and vision.”

Prior to the creating of her website BellaNaija, Uche worked for Shell Canada, Cadbury Middle East & Africa Unit in the UK, and Cadbury in Nigeria. Uche is a Fellow of TEDAfrica and a Nigeria Leadership Initiative associate.

In July 2006, she founded BellaNaija and served as the managing director and Founding Editor before she went on to establish Bainstone Limited in 2009.

Uche Pedro-bella-naija-jide-salu

See Winners in other categories 

Favourite TV Show
The Thundermans
Favourite Family TV Show
The Muppets
Favourite Male TV Star – Kids’ Show
Ross Lynch – Austin Moon, Austin & Ally
Favourite Male TV Star – Family Show
Jim Parsons – Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory
Favourite Female TV Star – Kids’ Show
Zendaya – K.C. Cooper, K.C. Undercover
Favourite Female TV Star – Family Show
Sofia Vergara – Gloria Delgado–Pritchett, Modern Family
Favourite Talent Competition Show
The Voice
Favourite Cooking Show
Cake Boss
Favourite Cartoon
SpongeBob SquarePants
Actors Benjamin Flores Jr., Cree Cicchino, Kel Mitchell, Madisyn Shipman and Thomas Kuc speak onstage during Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards
Favourite Movie
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Favourite Movie Actor
Will Ferrell – Brad Whitaker, Daddy’s Home
Favourite Movie Actress
Jennifer Lawrence – Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2
Favourite Animated Movie
Hotel Transylvania 2
Favourite Voice From an Animated Movie
Amy Poehler – Joy, Inside Out
Favourite Music Group
Fifth Harmony
Favourite Male Singer
Justin Bieber
Favourite Female Singer
Ariana Grande
Favourite Song Of The Year
Hello – Adele
Favourite New Artist
Shawn Mendes
Favourite Collaboration
See You Again – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
Favourite Book
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Favourite Video Game
Just Dance 2016

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