The singer will receive the big help award at Saturday's show for his charity work

By Dahvi Shira
March 29, 2011 02:10 PM
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Nickelodeon is honoring Justin Timberlake for more than his burping.

The musician-turned-actor will receive the big help award on Saturday at the Kids’ Choice Awards in L.A. for his charitable and environmental efforts, PEOPLE announces exclusively.

“I was inspired at a young age by my parents and family to do everything possible to give back to the world around us,” Timberlake, 30, says in a statement. “And it has become a mission of mine to help kids of all ages understand the importance of getting involved in their communities and local charities and doing their part to preserve the planet.”

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Timberlake has been a dedicated supporter of Shriners Hospitals for Children since 2008, and he hosts an annual PGA golf tournament with a week-long series of events that raises money for programs and services benefiting children in need. He also opened the environmentally friendly Mirimichi Golf Course in Millington, Tenn., which helps the surrounding wildlife habitat and uses less water.

Aside from being a two-time burp award champion, Timberlake has also received two blimps from the Kids’ Choice Awards. And he hosted the show in 2007.

PEOPLE reported Monday that Willow Smith will perform at the show and that Kim Kardashian has signed on to present.

Reporting by MICHELLE TAN

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