Written by Giavanna Foster

Rising star JoJo Siwa has appeared on Nickelodeon’s Make it Pop and The Thundermans. We interviewed JoJo at the Kids Choice Awards, which were held at USC’s Galen Center. She talked with us about Nickelodeon and Britney Spears, her inspiration. She also received the Favorite Viral Music Artist award at the 2017 KCAs. Here’s the scoop:

ARTSNLA: How does it feel to be at the 2017 Kids Choice Awards?

JoJo: I’m excited! This is my favorite show. It’s the slimiest time of the year.

JoJo Siwa is a huge fan of the Kids Choice Awards. This year, she attended her third Kids Choice Awards. JoJo added that the slime makes this awards show enjoyable. She tweeted her excitement towards attending the 2017 Kids Choice Awards:

ARTSNLA: What are your favorite Nickelodeon shows?

JoJo: I am a huge Nickelodeon fan! I love watching iCarly, Drake and Josh, Game of Thrones, Odyssey, Kids Choice Awards, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Paradise Run.

The Kids Choice Awards is one of JoJo Siwa’s favorite television programs. JoJo also enjoys watching Spongebob SquarePants and Paradise Run. Daniella Monet hosts Paradise Run, a challenging game show that takes place in Hawaii.

JoJo Siwa was named the Favorite Virtual Music Artist. See the following tweet:

JoJo Siwa received the Favorite Viral Music Artist award at this year’s Kids Choice Awards. Onstage, JoJo talked about the key ingredients of success. She also thanked her fans and gave them some advice towards the end of her inspirational speech.

“Always be yourself, be confident, and follow your dreams,” JoJo Siwa said. JoJo also gave a shout out to Nebraska, her hometown. Then, she added that having fun is important towards achieving your goals. Click here to watch her speech on Nickelodeon‘s website.

JoJo Siwa’s successful career proves that anything is possible with confidence and hard work. Now, her viral “Boomerang” video has more than 200 million YouTube views. “Boomerang” is a powerful anti-bullying anthem that illustrates the importance of self-confidence and acting with kindness. JoJo Siwa shines with a high-energy choreographed routine. This music video also features rapping, singing, and her signature big bow.

ARTSNLA: What is your passion? Who are your favorite dancers?

JoJo: I love to dance! Two of my favorite dancers are Britney Spears and Janet Jackson.

JoJo Siwa is heavily influenced by Britney Spears. JoJo’s passion is dancing, and she started practicing as a toddler. Like JoJo, Britney discovered her love of dancing at a young age. At 3, Britney started taking dance lessons in Louisiana. JoJo aspires to follow in Britney Spears’ footsteps. She wants to act, sing, and be featured in movies.

Rising star JoJo Siwa works very hard towards achieving success. She understands that persistence is the key ingredient towards accomplishing your goals.