Cartoon Network Announces Entertainment and Sports Celebrities for Hall of Game Awards

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Cartoon Network announced a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters including Jessica Alba, star of upcoming animated film Escape from Planet Earth, Ryan Lochte, Olympic gold medalist in swimming, Mario Lopez, host of EXTRA, McKayla Maroney, Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics and NFL Pro-Bowl starters Victor Cruz and JJ Watt for the third annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards, premiering Monday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. (ET, PT). Hosted by basketball legend and TNT NBA analyst Shaquille O’Neal and America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon, the Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards is a high-energy, off-the-wall, multi-platform experience that lets viewers vote and honor their favorite sports stars and sports moments of the year.

Some of the additional celebrities and athletes set to appear at this year’s Hall of Game Awards include:

Aimee Carrero (Level Up)
Allyson Felix (2012 Olympic gold medalist Track and Field)
Antonio Gates (San Diego Chargers tight end)
Brandon Soo Hoo (Incredible Crew)
Bridgit Mendler (Good Luck Charlie)
Carmelita Jeter (2012 Olympic gold medalist sprinting)
Chanelle Peloso (Incredible Crew)
Chris Hughes (Extreme BMX rider)
Chris Johnson (Tennessee Titans running back)
Cody Hagar (Extreme skateboarder)
Connor del Rio (Level Up)
Crenshaw Marching Band
David Price (Tampa Bay Rays pitcher)
Gaelan Connell (Level Up)
Hunter Pence (San Francisco Giants outfielder)
Jeremy Shada (Incredible Crew & Adventure Time)
Jessie T. Usher (Level Up)
JJ Watt (Houston Texans defensive end)
Jonny Gomes (Boston Red Sox outfielder)
KC Wolf (Mascot from the Kansas City Chiefs)
Kerri Walsh Jennings (2012 Olympic gold medalist beach volleyball)
Kyla Ross (2012 Olympic gold medalist gymnastics)
Laura Marano (Austin & Ally)
Lennie Westfall (Extreme BMX rider)
Lou Seal (Mascot from the San Francisco Giants)
Louie (Mascot from the St. Louis Blues)
Mario Lopez (EXTRA host)
McKayla Maroney (2012 Olympic gold medalist gymnastics)
Mitchie Brusco (Skateboarder)
Ndamukong Suh (Detroit Lions defensive tackle)
Raini Rodriguez (Austin & Ally)
Rebecca Soni (2012 Olympic gold medalist swimming)
Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family)
Rocky (Mascot from the Denver Nuggets)
Sanya Richards Ross (2012 Olympic gold medalist Track and Field)
Shameik Moore (Incredible Crew)
Shauna Case (Incredible Crew)
Street Drum Corps
Swin Cash (Chicago Sky WNBA player)
Tamika Catchings (Indiana Fever WNBA player)
Toby Turner (Annoying Orange )
Tristan Pasterick (Incredible Crew)
Tyler Mumma (Extreme skateboarder)
Victor Cruz (New York Giants wide receiver)

Additionally, voting has opened up for five new categories on Fans can log on to and now vote for their favorites in the Amped-up Anthem, Most Viral, Whoa-ment, Fanatic Fanstars, and Dance Machine.
The nominees are:
Amped Up Anthem (The award for the song that gets you the most psyched)
Psy “Gangnam Style”
Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe”
The Script feat. “Hall of Fame”
Philip Phillips “ Home ”

Most Viral (The award for the video that came from obscurity to infamy)
High School kicks 67 yard field goal
College baseball player’s leaping catch
Tennis ball boy one handed catch
Girl running back- youth football powerhouse

Whoa-ment (The award for the moment of the year that had you saying WHOA)
Josh Hamilton gets four homers in one game
USA Women’s Olympic Swim Team sets World Record in 4x100m medley relay
Adrian Peterson comes within nine yards of
All time single season rushing record
Mitchie Brusco lands first 900 in X Games Skateboard Big Air

Fanatic Fanstars (The award for which sports team has the most intense fans)
New York Yankees (MLB)
Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
University of Notre Dame: Fighting Irish (NCAA)
Dallas Cowboys (NFL)

Dance Machine (The award for the best on-the-field dance moves)
Jason Pierre-Paul doing Gangnam Style
Ezekial Kemboi dances after winning gold
Denny Hamlin does the Dougie
Ray Lewis does his famous squirrel dance

In addition to these new categories, voting continues in the following categories on
Most Awesome Mascot
Kansas City Chiefs “KC Wolf” (NFL)
St. Louis Blues “Louie” (NHL)
San Francisco Giants “Lou Seal” (MLB)
Denver Nuggets “Rocky” (NBA)

Alti-Dude (Top action sports high flyer)
Kelly Clark (Snowboarding)
Nyjah Huston (Skateboarding)
Kelly Slater (Surfing)
Shaun White (Snowboarding)

That’s How I Roll (The award for the most stylish athlete.)
Jonny Gomes, Oakland A’s (MLB)
Brett Keisel, Pittsburg Steelers (NFL)
Ryan Lochte, Team USA (Swimming)
Serena Williams, WTA (Tennis)

He’s Got Game (The award for the best male athlete.)
Usain Bolt (Track)
Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers (MLB)
Arian Foster, Houston Texans (NFL)
LeBron James, Miami Heat (NBA)

She’s Got Game (The award for the best female athlete.)
Tamika Catchings , Indiana Fever (WNBA)
Gabby Douglas, Team USA (Gymnastics)
Alex Morgan, Team USA (Soccer)
Serena Williams, WTA (Tennis)

Dynamic Duo (The award for the best teammates.)
Kevin Durant & Russell Westbrook , Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
Eli Manning & Victor Cruz , New York Giants (NFL)
Michael Phelps & Ryan Lochte, Team USA (Swimming)
Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh, Team USA (Volleyball)

Gnarliest Newcomer (The award for the top rookie.)
Missy Franklin, Team USA (Swimming)
Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins (NFL)
Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts (NFL)
Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels (MLB)

We Got Game (The award for the best team.)
Los Angeles Kings (NHL)
Miami Heat (NBA)
San Francisco Giants (MLB)
US Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team

Super Siblings (The award for best related athletes.)
Pau & Marc Gasol (NBA)
Peyton & Eli Manning (NFL)
Eric, Marc , Jordan & Jared Staal (NHL)
Venus & Serena Williams (WTA)

Best Foes Forever (Award for the greatest rivals.)
Rory McIlroy vs. Tiger Woods (PGA)
San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Jimmie Johnson vs. Brad Keselowski (NASCAR)
Duke vs. University of North Carolina (NCAA)

Hosted by Shaquille O’Neal and Nick Cannon, Cartoon Network Hall Of Game Awards is the first-of-its-kind, sports award and entertainment event for kids, and will once again be produced by IMG Media, the production arm of global sports, entertainment and media company, IMG. Time Inc. Sports Group’s SI KIDS franchise will be serving again as an official media partner. Veteran, award-winning television and special events producer, Michael Dempsey, and Steve Mayer will again serve as executive producers. Viewers can expect a star-packed red carpet, on stage celebrity surprises, superstars from television, film, music and sports, and hilarious hijinks all wrapped up into one awesome awards show.

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10 Responses to Cartoon Network Announces Entertainment and Sports Celebrities for Hall of Game Awards

  1. Adelaide says:


  2. Abbie Markowitz says:

    I LOVE YOU TOBY they should totally have him do more stuff. they would get such a big audience (hehe) if they allowwed toby to do more hosting and other things, they will get all of his subs at least the tobyturner channel ones

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