Little Mix win Nickelodeon Kids' Choice award - and escape a sliming

Little Mix were named best global pop stars at the Nickelodeon Kids. Awards.
Little Mix were named best global pop stars at the Nickelodeon Kids. Awards.
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Little Mix have been honoured at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - but didn't get soaked in the show's trademark green slime.

The all-girl pop group won the award for favourite global music star after performing a medley of their single Touch and their smash hit Shout Out To My Ex.

Collecting their award in Los Angeles, singer Perrie Edwards, from South Shields, said: "You're the best fans in the world. We love you more than anything."

Bandmate Jesy Nelson added: "We just want to say a massive thank you to Ariana Grande as well for letting us have the night off our tour.

"We're sorry we couldn't be there for all the fans, but you got us this bad boy."

It is the latest in a line of awards won by the all-girl band, which also includse Jade Thirlwall from South Shields and Leigh-Anne Pinnock.

Last month they won best single at the Brit Awards for Shout Out To My Ex.

The annual Kids' Choice Awards show is famous for its tradition of covering celebrities in green slime.

David Beckham and his sons Romeo and Cruz, pop star Justin Bieber and actress Kristen Stewart have been victims of the prank in previous years.

Comedian Kevin Hart was covered in slime this year after he collected the award for favourite villain for his role in animation The Secret Life Of Pets.

Singer Demi Lovato was targeted as she promoted her new film Smurfs: The Lost Village, while WWE wrestler John Cena - who hosted the event - sprayed himself with slime as he wrapped up the show.