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Nickelodeon names Martin Garrix, Skrillex, more in new Kid's Choice Awards EDM category

2017 ceremony introduces big name DJs...

Nickelodeon has added an EDM category to this year's Kid's Choice Awards.

The children's TV station has named genre heavyweights Martin Garrix, Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Major Lazer, DJ Snake, and Zedd as nominees for the Favourite DJ/EDM Artist award.

Meanwhile, The Chainsmokers have also been nominated in the existing categories Favourite New Artist and Favourite Music Group categories alongside the likes of Maroon 5, OneRepublic and Solange.

The awards air on Nickelodeon on 11th March, check out the nominees for the aforementioned categories below.

Favorite DJ/EDM Artist
Martin Garrix
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
DJ Snake

Favorite Music Group
The Chainsmokers
Fifth Harmony
Maroon 5
Twenty One Pilots

Favorite New Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Lukas Graham
Rae Sremmurd
Hailee Steinfeld
Twenty One Pilots