Pharrell Williams to Perform “Happy” at the 2014 Kids’ Choice Sports Awards (@Pharrell)

PHARRELL WILLIAMSPharrell Williams will join the game and perform his chart-topping hit Happy at one of the biggest sports celebrations for kids on Nickelodeons first-ever Kids Choice Sports 2014. The multi-Grammy award-winning artist will be joining previously announced country sensation Florida Georgia Lineon the live telecast hosted and executive produced by Michael Strahan (LIVE with Kelly and Michael, Fox NFL Sunday), on Thursday, July 17, 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Kids can cast their votes in 14 categories on Nick.com/sports.

Joining the all-star lineup, formerly announced presenters include: Super Bowl XLVIII champion Marshawn Lynch(Seattle Seahawks), NBA superstar Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Will Arnett and Megan Fox (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Nick Cannon (Americas Got Talent), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Henrik Lundqvist (New York Rangers), Victor Cruz (New York Giants), Metta World Peace(New York Knicks), George Lopez (Lopez Tonight), pro skateboarder Tony Hawk, Olympic snowboarder Kelly Clark, pro surfer Bethany Hamilton, Anna Faris (Mom), Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, Debby Ryan (Jessie), Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys)Raini Rodriguez (Austin & Ally) and Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family).

Kids can now vote on Nick.com/sportsand all of Nickelodeons digital platforms feature a brand-new voting experiencehttp://www.nick.com/kids-choice-sports/vote. Kids can get in the game by watching video highlights of the nominees in each category, voting for their favorite all-star athletes, and even multiplying their votes with a specialKids Choice SportsSlime Multiplier game. In the game, fans can rack up points while playing four different slime-filled sports games, while simultaneously adding votes to their favorite nominees. Kids will also be able to gear up for game day by watching funny short videos, photo galleries and more on the site. Then on July 17th,Nick.comwill be the official destination to score a court-side seat for all of the orange carpet action, complete with a live video and photo stream, straight from the main event, at 7:30p.m. ET/PT.

Photo: Rick Rowell/Radio Disney

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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