Portuguese American performer Katy Perry was the winner for the “Favorite Female Singer” award at the 24th annual Kids’ Choice Awards 2011. Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber was the winner for the “Favorite Male Singer” award.
The live event was held Saturday night in Los Angles at the University of Southern California Galen Center. The Kids’ Choice Awards 2011 was one of the most competitive categories for favorite female singer with four very popular contenders. Besides Perry, the nominees were Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, and Taylor Swift. Awards were distributed based on a record 200 million votes from Nickelodeon viewers.
Katy Perry, singer and songwriter, was born in Santa Barbara, California, from parents of German, English and Portuguese descent.
Her world tour for 2011 was launched from Portugal with a concert in Lisbon on February 21st.