Katy Perry And Lady Gaga Lead Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2012 Nominations

17 February 2012, 07:03 | Updated: 17 February 2012, 07:09

The acts have been named in the shortlist for this year's ceremony which will be hosted by Will Smith.

Katy Perry and Lady Gaga have both received two nominations each for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2012.

The shortlist was announced yesterday (16th February) and also sees the likes of Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars and LMFAO getting nods for prizes at the March event.

Katy and Gaga will go head to head in the Favourite Female and Favourite Song categories with LMFAO also aiming to grab the Favourite song for their smash 'Party Rock Anthem'.

The annual event takes place at the Galen Center in Los Angeles on 31st March and will be hosted by rapper and actor Will Smith.

The ceremony will also honour performers in the world of Film, Sport and TV.

Meanwhile, One Direction recently made their way to the Nickelodeon studios after they filmed scenes for teen sitcom iCarly.

The full list of musical nominations is below:

Favourite Male Singer

Justin Bieber
Toby Keith
Bruno Mars

Favourite Female Singer

Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favourite Group

Lady Antebellum
Black Eyed Peas
Big Time Rush

Favourite Song

LMFAO – 'Party Rock Anthem'
Lady Gaga - 'Born This Way'
Katy Perry - 'Firework'
Taylor Swift - 'Sparks Fly'