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Usher Dominates Kid's Choice Awards

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Apr 04, 2005 | 5:48am EDT

R&B heart-throb Usher was the big winner at Saturday's Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards in Los Angeles, picking up two orange blimp trophies at the star-studded bash.

Usher was named Favorite Male Singer and Favorite Song for "Burn" at the gunge-ridden ceremony in UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, which was hosted by Ben Stiller.

Fellow music star Queen Latifah was given the special Wannabe Award--a silver blimp--after the young voters declared she was the celebrity they would most like to be.

Latifah, whose real name is Dana Owens, enthused, "I get a blimp. I thank all of you so much for letting me do what I do for a living. I so love what I do."

Picking up one of his two gongs, Usher advised fans to "brush your teeth, say your prayers, eat your vitamins", while Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie winner Will Smith told youngsters how important reading was.

As usual, award bosses delighted the 1,000-strong crowd of kids by gunging Johnny Depp and Will Ferrell.

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The winners are:

Favorite TV Show: American Idol

Favorite TV Actor: Romeo

Favorite TV Actress: Raven-Symone

Favorite Cartoon: SpongeBob SquarePants

Favorite Movie: The Incredibles

Favorite Movie Actor: Adam Sandler

Favorite Movie Actress: Hilary Duff

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie: Will Smith (Shark Tale)

Favorite Music Group: Green Day

Favorite Male Singer: Usher

Favorite Female Singer: Avril Lavigne

Favorite Song: "Burn" by Usher

Favorite Athlete: Tony Hawk

Favorite Book: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Favorite Video Game: Shrek 2 Wannabe Award: Queen Latifah

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