The 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards took place on Saturday and during the annual broadcast, there was a salute to SpongeBob SquarePants. it was a special moment as the original Broadway cast of The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical performed in what was an emotional and unforgettable moment in the broadcast. Ending appropriately with the iconic Sweet Victory in honor of SpongeBob SquarePants Creator Stephen Hillenburg who passed away in November of 2018.
The rock song Sweet Victory was forever linked to SpongeBob SquarePants thanks to an episode in which SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends from Bikini Bottom performed the song during an appearance known as the bubble bowl.
It was a fitting tribute following a huge disappointment in February when fans of the yellow sponge had petitioned the NFL to honor Stephen Hillenburg with a performance of Sweet Victory during the Super Bowl which ended up being a huge disappointment. Nickelodeon came through with an epic performance that honored fans of SpongeBob SquarePants.
SpongeBob SquarePants has been the face of Nickelodeon for decades first premiering in May 1999.