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Cartoon Network Hall of Game(TM) Awards to Feature Performances by Hot Chelle Rae and Flo Rida
Shaquille O'Neal hosts the second annual event, premiering Monday, February 20 at 7:00/6:00c.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]


Second Annual Sports Awards Show Hosted by Shaquille O'Neal to Air Monday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT)

Cartoon Network today announced musical performers, all-star pro sports appearances, and three new voting categories for the second annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards, premiering Monday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. (ET, PT). Hosted by basketball legend and TNT NBA analyst Shaquille O'Neal, 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.

Grammy Award-nominated rapper and international superstar - and song writer of the top 5 hit "Good Feeling" - Flo Rida, and American Music Awards "Favorite New Artist" winners Hot Chelle Rae, whose massive hit singles "Tonight, Tonight," and, "I Like It Like That," are featured on their recently released album WHATEVER, are set to light up the stage with their energy pumping musical performances during this first-of-its-kind sports award and entertainment event for kids.

Some of the athletes set to appear at this year's Hall of Game Awards include:
VICTOR CRUZ (New York Giants wide receiver)
ROB GRONKOWSKI (New England Patriots tight end)
HOPE SOLO (Pro and World Cup soccer goalie)
DAVID FREESE (St. Louis Cardinals third baseman 2011 World Series MVP)
CLAYTON KERSHAW (Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher)
MATTHEW STAFFORD (Detroit Lions quarterback)
MAYA GABEIRA (Pro surfer)
TONY GONZALEZ (Atlanta Falcons tight end)
DESEAN JACKSON (Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver)
BEANIE WELLS (Arizona Cardinals running back)
TORII HUNTER (Los Angeles Angels right fielder)

Also appearing is the cast of Cartoon Network's Dude, What Would Happen - C.J. Manigo, Jackson Rogow and Ali Sepasyar - as well as the cast from Cartoon Network's newest live-action comedy Level Up - Gaelan Connell, Connor del Rio, Jessie T. Usher, Aimee Carrero and Lonny Ross.

Additionally, voting has opened up for three new categories on HallofGame.com. Fans can log on to HallofGame.com and now vote for their favorites in the We Got Game, Captain Clutch and Dynamic Duo categories. To date, HallofGame.com has received over 49 million votes, already surpassing last year's total of 37 million.

The nominees are:

We Got Game
Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
Boston Bruins (NHL)
Green Bay Packers (NFL)
St. Louis Cardinals (MLB) Captain Clutch
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese (MLB)
World Cup soccer forward Abby Wambach
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (NFL)
Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki (NBA) Dynamic Duo
Dwayne Wade and LeBron James of the Miami Heat (NBA)
Clayton Kershaw and Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions (NFL)
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers (NBA)

In addition to these new categories, voting continues in the following categories on HallofGame.com:

He's Got Game
(The award for the best male athlete.)
Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (NFL)
LeBron James, Miami Heat (NBA)
Derek Jeter, New York Yankees (MLB)

She's Got Game
(The award for the best female athlete.)
Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx (WNBA)
Maria Sharapova (Tennis)
Hope Solo, U.S. Team (Soccer)
Lindsey Vonn, U.S. Team (Skiing)

Most Awesome Mascot
Sacramento Kings "Slamson" (NBA)
Jacksonville Jaguars "Jaxson de Ville" (NFL)
San Jose Sharks "S.J. Sharkie" (NHL)
Cleveland Indians "Slider" (MLB)

(Top alternative sports high flyer.)
Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarding)
Shaun White (Snowboarding)
Kelly Slater (Surfing)
Steve McCann (BMX)

Gnarliest Newb, Sponsored by Kids Foot Locker
(The award for the top rookie.)
Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers (NFL)
Jeff Skinner, Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
Trevor Bayne (NASCAR)
Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves (MLB)

Dance Machine
(The award for the best celebratory dance.)
Victor Cruz, New York Giants (NFL)
Novak Djokovic (Tennis)
Minnesota Lynx (WNBA)
Carl Edwards (NASCAR)

That's How I Roll
(The award for the most stylish athlete.)
David Beckham, Los Angeles Galaxy (Soccer)
Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat (NBA)
Serena Williams (Tennis)
Brian Wilson, San Francisco Giants (MLB)

Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards 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 again be serving as the official media partner. Veteran, award-winning television and special events producers, Michael Dempsey and Steve Mayer will return as executive producers. Viewers can expect a star-packed red carpet, on stage celebrity surprises, icons from television, film, music and sports, and hilarious hijinks all wrapped up into one awesome awards show.

About Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 99 million U.S. homes and 168 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families. Nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action programming for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

About IMG Media

IMG Media operates from over 30 offices worldwide and distributes content across all forms of media including TV, Audio, Fixed Media, Inflight and Closed Circuit, Broadband and Mobile. IMG Media Production generates 6000 hours of programming, over 200 projects in locations around the world. These include coverage of: New York City Marathon, Masters, PGA Championship, ATP and WTA Tennis, Professional Bull Riding, television and digital production for both Wimbledon and the R and A, Premier League Soccer Productions, Total Rugby for the IRB, Transworld Sport, FIFA Futbol Mondial and FIFA World Cup Preview Series. IMG Media also has produced entertainment specials such as: Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials, World's and Year's Funniest Commercials for TBS, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, and Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular. IMG Media also maintains the world's largest sports archive with more than 250,000 hours of footage.

About Time Inc. Sports Group's SI KIDS Franchise

The SI KIDS franchise is anchored by the flagship monthly and includes the website (www.SIkids.com), books, events, licensed products and the annual "SportsKid of the Year" platform. For 21 years SI KIDS has helped young fans (8 and up) learn about positive values, good sportsmanship and healthy lifestyle through sports. The franchise delivers SI's in-depth reporting, action photography, first-person athlete accounts and features to a monthly audience of 4.9mm. Today, more than 60% of current Sports Illustrated readers have subscribed to SI Kids.

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