October 09, 2010 08:03:33 GMT
The couple beats out Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr as well as Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus at the annual award show.
Just like Americans, it turned out Australians also love couple Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens who maintain a low profile when it comes to their romance. The pair, who began dating when they first filmed "High School Musical", was named the Cutest Couple at 2010 Australian Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.
Efron and Hudgens fought off strong contender, one of most beloved couples, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Efron and Hudgens also beat out the likes of newly-married couple Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr as well as newly-reconciled pair Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus.
Moreover, YouTube sensation Justin Bieber landed Hottest Hottie nod at the event, which was held at the Sydney Entertainment Center on Friday October 8, leaving Taylor Lautner as well his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift and Australian native Rachael Finch empty handed.
Joining Efron and Hudgens as well as Bieber in the winner list was host of variety show "Rove", Rove McManus, who was awarded with Awesome Aussie prize, fighting off the likes of Bindi Irwin, Tim Cahill and Torah Bright.
Additionally, Best Book award went to "Twilight" series, beating out other loveable works "Tomorrow, When the War Began", "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows" and "Diary of A Wimpy Kid". Meanwhile, Australian sailor Jessica Watson, who unofficially became the youngest person to sail non-stop and unassisted around the world, was honored with Platinum Achievement Award.
2010 Australian Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards was hosted by Liam Hemsworth, Jessica Mauboy and Jerry Trainor. The event featured live performances by Short Stack, Amy Meredith, Cody Simpson and Justin Crew.
2010 Australian Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards: