Lea Michele, Neil Patrick Harris Among Nominees for 2012 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS, Airing Tonight, 7/22

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TEEN CHOICE 2012 will once again celebrate the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web in the choicest, star-studded two-hour event airing live tonight, July 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. “The Vampire Diaries” leads the TEEN CHOICE 2012 nominees with six nominations, while AMERICAN IDOL and Justin Bieber each garnered five nominations. In addition, new categories added this year include Choice Book and Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist. 

Global superstar Justin Bieber will perform tonight and joins performers Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, No Doubt and DJ Pauly D, who will serve as "Choice" DJ for the night.

Also scheduled to appear are Zooey Deschanel, Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen Degeneres, Sophia Grace and Rosie, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, Laura and Vanessa Marano and Ashley Benson.

A full list of the TEEN CHOICE 2012 nominees can be found at www.teenchoiceawards.com.

Following is the list of categories and nominees for Wave One and Wave Two of TEEN CHOICE 2012:

MOVIES

Choice Movie: Action

“Abduction”

“Act of Valor”

“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

“Red Tails”

“Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”

Choice Movie Actor: Action

Tom Cruise, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

Robert Downey, Jr., “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”

Tom Hardy, “Warrior”

Taylor Lautner, “Abduction”

Logan Lerman, “The Three Musketeers”

Choice Movie Actress: Action

Salma Hayek, “Puss in Boots”

Milla Jovovich, “The Three Musketeers”

Paula Patton, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

Noomi Rapace, “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”

Zoe Saldana, “Colombiana”

Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy

“The Avengers”

“The Hunger Games”

“Mirror Mirror”

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”

“Wrath of the Titans”

Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Robert Downey, Jr., “The Avengers”

Chris Hemsworth, “The Avengers”

Josh Hutcherson, “The Hunger Games” and “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”

Taylor Lautner, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”

Robert Pattinson, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”

Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Lily Collins, “Mirror Mirror”

Vanessa Hudgens, “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”

Scarlett Johansson, “The Avengers”

Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games”

Kristen Stewart, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”

Choice Movie: Drama

“Drive”

“The Help”

“The Lucky One”

“The Vow”

“We Bought a Zoo”

Choice Movie Actor: Drama

Matt Damon, “We Bought a Zoo”

Zac Efron, “The Lucky One”

Ryan Gosling, “Drive”

Channing Tatum, “The Vow”

Justin Timberlake, “In Time”

Choice Movie Actress: Drama

Sandra Bullock, “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”

Viola Davis, “The Help”

Scarlett Johansson, “We Bought a Zoo”

Rachel McAdams, “The Vow”

Emma Stone, “The Help”

Choice Movie: Comedy

“21 Jump Street”

“American Reunion”

“Crazy, Stupid, Love.”

“The Muppets”

“What to Expect When You’re Expecting”

Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Jason Biggs, “American Reunion”

Ryan Gosling, “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”

Jonah Hill, “21 Jump Street”

Chris Rock, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”

Channing Tatum, “21 Jump Street”

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy

Cameron Diaz, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”

Alyson Hannigan, “American Reunion”

Jennifer Lopez, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”

Emma Stone, “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”

Reese Witherspoon, “This Means War”

 

TELEVISION

Choice TV Show: Drama

BONES

“Gossip Girl”

“Pretty Little Liars”

“Revenge”

TOUCH

Choice TV Actor: Drama

Penn Badgley, “Gossip Girl”

David Boreanaz, BONES

Ian Harding, “Pretty Little Liars”

Kiefer Sutherland, TOUCH

Ed Westwick, “Gossip Girl

Choice TV Actress: Drama

Emily Deschanel, BONES

Sarah Michelle Gellar, “Ringer”

Lucy Hale, “Pretty Little Liars”

Leighton Meester, “Gossip Girl”

Emily Vancamp, “Revenge”

Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi

FRINGE

“Once Upon a Time”

“Supernatural”

“True Blood”

“The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Jensen Ackles, “Supernatural”

Joshua Jackson, FRINGE

Jared Padalecki, “Supernatural”

Ian Somerhalder, “The Vampire Diaries”

Paul Wesley, “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Nina Dobrev, “The Vampire Diaries”

Ginnifer Goodwin, “Once Upon a Time”

Kat Graham, “The Vampire Diaries”

Anna Paquin, “True Blood”

Anna Torv, FRINGE

Choice TV Show: Action

“Chuck”

“CSI: Miami”

“Hawaii Five-O”

“NCIS: Los Angeles”

“Nikita”

Choice TV Actor: Action

LL Cool J, “NCIS: Los Angeles”

Daniel Dae Kim, “Hawaii Five-O”

Zachary Levi, “Chuck”

Adam Rodriguez, “CSI: Miami”

Shane West, “Nikita”

Choice TV Actress: Action

Lyndsy Fonseca, “Nikita”

Linda Hunt, “NCIS: Los Angeles”

Grace Park, “Hawaii Five-O”

Maggie Q, “Nikita”

Yvonne Strahovski, “Chuck”

Choice TV Show: Comedy

“2 Broke Girls”

“The Big Bang Theory”

GLEE

“Modern Family”

NEW GIRL

Choice TV Actor: Comedy

Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”

Chris Colfer, GLEE

Neil Patrick Harris, “How I Met Your Mother”

Ashton Kutcher, “Two And a Half Men”

Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Choice TV Actress: Comedy

Miranda Cosgrove, “iCarly”

Kaley Cuoco, “The Big Bang Theory”

Zooey Deschanel, NEW GIRL

Lea Michele, GLEE

Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”

Choice TV: Animated Show

“Beavis and Butt-head”

BOB’S BURGERS

FAMILY GUY

“Robot Chicken”

THE SIMPSONS

Choice TV: Male Personality

Nick Cannon, “America’s Got Talent”

Simon Cowell, THE X FACTOR

Cee Lo Green, “The Voice”

Gordon Ramsay, HELL’S KITCHEN

Steven Tyler, AMERICAN IDOL

Choice TV: Female Personality

Christina Aguilera, “The Voice”

Tyra Banks, “America’s Next Top Model”

Carrie Ann Inaba, “Dancing With The Stars”

Jennifer Lopez, AMERICAN IDOL

Jessica Simpson, “Fashion Star”

Choice TV: Reality Competition Show

AMERICAN IDOL

“America’s Next Top Model”

“Survivor: One World”

“The Voice”

THE X FACTOR

Choice TV: Reality Show

“Dance Moms”

“Jersey Shore”

“Keeping Up With The Kardashians”

“Punk’d”

“Tia & Tamera”

Choice TV: Male Reality Star

Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio, “Jersey Shore” and “The Pauly D Project”

Rob Dyrdek, “Fantasy Factory” and “Ridiculousness”

William Levy, “Dancing With The Stars”

Scotty McCreery, AMERICAN IDOL

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, “Jersey Shore”

Choice TV: Female Reality Star

Lauren Alaina, AMERICAN IDOL

Melanie Amaro, THE X FACTOR

The Kardashians, “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”

Tia & Tamera Mowry, “Tia & Tamera”

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, “Jersey Shore”

 

MUSIC

Choice Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Drake

Bruno Mars

Pitbull

Blake Shelton

Choice Female Artist

Adele

Jennifer Lopez

Katy Perry

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group

Selena Gomez & The Scene

Gym Class Heroes

Lady Antebellum

LMFAO

The Wanted

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist

Beyonce

Flo Rida

Nicki Minaj

Pitbull

Kanye West

Choice Rock Group

The Black Keys

Foo Fighters

Foster The People

fun.

Linkin Park

Choice Rock Song

“Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

“Paradise,” Coldplay

“Pumped Up Kicks,” Foster The People

“We Are Young,” fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

“Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra

Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist

DeadMau5

David Guetta

Calvin Harris

Kaskade

Skrillex

Choice Single by a Group

“We Are Young,” fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

“Hit The Lights,” Selena Gomez & The Scene

“Ass Back Home,” Gym Class Heroes featuring Neon Hitch

“Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock

“Moves Like Jagger,” Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera

Choice Single by a Female Artist

“Set Fire to the Rain,” Adele

“Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson

“Dance Again,” Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull

“Part of Me,” Katy Perry

“Eyes Open,” Taylor Swift

Choice Single by a Male Artist

“Boyfriend,” Justin Bieber

“Take Care,” Drake featuring Rihanna

“Good Feeling,” Flo Rida

“It Will Rain,” Bruno Mars

“Give Me Everything (Tonight),” Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer

Choice Male Country Artist

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Hunter Hayes

Scotty McCreery

Blake Shelton

Choice Female Country Artist

Lauren Alaina

Miranda Lambert

Kellie Pickler

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song

“Love on Top,” Beyonce

“Take Care,” Drake featuring Rihanna

“Wild Ones,” Flo Rida featuring Sia

“Without You,” David Guetta featuring Usher

“Starships,” Nicki Minaj

Choice Country Song

“Tattoos on This Town,” Jason Aldean

“Crazy Girl,” Eli Young Band

“Storm Warning,” Hunter Hayes

“God Gave Me You,” Blake Shelton

“Sparks Fly,” Taylor Swift

Choice Country Group

The Band Perry

Eli Young Band

Lady Antebellum

Rascal Flatts

Thompson Square

 

FASHION

Choice Fashion Icon: Female

Miley Cyrus

Zooey Deschanel

Jennifer Lopez

Nicki Minaj

Katy Perry

Choice Fashion Icon: Male

Justin Bieber

Chris Colfer

Cee Lo Green

Justin Timberlake

will.i.am

Choice Female Hottie

Miley Cyrus

Selena Gomez

Katy Perry

Rihanna

Kate Upton

Choice Male Hottie

Justin Bieber

Ryan Gosling

Liam Hemsworth

Robert Pattinson

Ian Somerhalder

 

SPORTS

Choice Female Athlete

Kelly Clark (Snowboarding)

Maria Sharapova (Tennis)

Hope Solo (Soccer)

Lindsey Vonn (Skiing)

Serena Williams (Tennis)

Choice Male Athlete

David Beckham (Soccer)

Kobe Bryant (Basketball)

Albert Pujols (Baseball)

Tim Tebow (Football)

Shaun White (Snowboarding/Skateboarding/Surfing)

 

OTHER

Choice Book

“The Hunger Games” trilogy, SuzAnne Collins

“The Giver,” Lois Lowry

“The Twilight Saga,” Stephenie Meyer

“Divergent” trilogy, Veronica Roth

“The Lucky One,” Nicholas Sparks

Choice Comedian

Ellen Degeneres

Jimmy Fallon

Andy Samberg

Daniel Tosh

Kristen Wiig

Choice Twit

Justin Bieber

Miley Cyrus

Jimmy Fallon

Demi Lovato

Ryan Seacrest

WAVE TWO

MOVIES

Choice Movie: Romance
"The Lucky One"
"Think Like A Man"
"This Means War"
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
"The Vow"

Choice Movie Actor: Romance
Michael Ealy, "Think Like A Man"
Zac Efron, "The Lucky One"
Robert Pattinson, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
Chris Pine, "This Means War"
Channing Tatum, "The Vow"

Choice Movie Actress: Romance
Miley Cyrus, "LOL"
Meagan Good, "Think Like A Man"
Rachel McAdams, "The Vow"
Taylor Schilling, "The Lucky One"
Kristen Stewart, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"

Choice Movie Voice
Zac Efron as Ted, "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax"
Seth MacFarlane as Ted, "Ted"
Jesse McCartney as Theodore, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked"
Chris Rock as Marty, "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted"
Taylor Swift as Audrey, "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax"

Choice Movie Chemistry
Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Jennifer Lawrence and Amandla Stenberg, "The Hunger Games"
Will Smith and Josh Brolin, "Men In Black 3"
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, "21 Jump Street"
Mark Wahlberg and Ted (voice of Seth MacFarlane), "Ted"

Choice Movie Liplock
Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling, "The Lucky One"
Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, "The Hunger Games"
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams, "The Vow"

Choice Movie Hissy Fit
Steve Carell, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Kevin Hart, "Think Like A Man"
Mark Ruffalo, "The Avengers"
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, "21 Jump Street"
Charlize Theron, "Snow White & The Huntsman"

Choice Movie Villain
Jemaine Clement, "Men In Black 3"
Tom Hiddleston, "The Avengers"
Rhys Ifans, "The Amazing Spider-Man"
Alexander Ludwig, "The Hunger Games"
Charlize Theron, "Snow White & The Huntsman"

Choice Movie Scene Stealer: Male
Chace Crawford, "What to Expect When You're Expecting"
Chris Evans, "The Avengers"
Kevin Hart, "Think Like A Man"
Liam Hemsworth, "The Hunger Games"
Kellan Lutz, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"

Choice Movie Scene Stealer: Female
Elizabeth Banks, "The Hunger Games"
Ashley Greene, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
Lea Michele, "New Year's Eve"
Nikki Reed, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
Nicole Scherzinger, "Men In Black 3"

Choice Movie Breakout
Sam Claflin, "Snow White & The Huntsman"
Julianne Hough, "Rock of Ages"
Joe Manganiello, "What to Expect When You're Expecting"
Noomi Rapace, "Prometheus"
Rihanna, "Battleship" Choice Summer Movie: Action
"The Amazing Spider-Man"
"The Avengers"
"Men In Black 3"
"Prometheus"
"Snow White & The Huntsman" Choice Summer Movie: Comedy/Music
"Katy Perry: Part of Me"
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted"
"Rock of Ages"
"Ted"
"That's My Boy"

Choice Summer Movie Star: Male
Robert Downey Jr., "The Avengers"
Andrew Garfield, "The Amazing Spider-Man"
Chris Hemsworth, "Snow White & The Huntsman" and "The Avengers"
Adam Sandler, "That's My Boy"
Will Smith, "Men In Black 3"

Choice Summer Movie Star: Female
Scarlett Johansson, "The Avengers"
Leighton Meester, "That's My Boy"
Kristen Stewart, "Snow White & The Huntsman"
Emma Stone, "The Amazing Spider-Man"
Charlize Theron, "Snow White & The Huntsman" and "Prometheus"

TELEVISION

Choice Summer TV Show
"America's Got Talent"
"The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
"Teen Wolf"
"Workaholics"

Choice Summer TV Star: Female
Troian Bellisario, "Pretty Little Liars"
Chelsea Kane, "Baby Daddy"
Crystal Reed, "Teen Wolf"
Ashley Rickards, "Awkward"
Shailene Woodley, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"

Choice Summer TV Star: Male
Ken Baumann, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
Jean-Luc Bilodeau, "Baby Daddy"
Michael Ealy, "Common Law"
Daren Kagasoff, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
Tyler Posey, "Teen Wolf"

Choice TV Villain
Joseph Morgan, "The Vampire Diaries"
Lana Parrilla, "Once Upon a Time"
Janel Parrish, "Pretty Little Liars"
Krysten Ritter, "Don't Trust the B - in Apt. 23"
Michelle Trachtenberg, "Gossip Girl"

Choice TV Female Scene Stealer
Candice Accola, "The Vampire Dairies"
Dianna Agron, GLEE
SARAH HYLANd, "Modern Family"
Francia Raisa, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
Casey Wilson, "Happy Endings" Choice TV Male Scene Stealer
MAX GREENFIELD, NEW GIRL
Gabriel Mann, "Revenge"
Michael Trevino, "The Vampire Diaries"
James Van Der Beek, "Don't Trust the B - in Apt. 23"
DAMON WAYANS JR., "Happy Endings"

Choice TV Breakout Show
"Don't Trust the B - in Apt. 23"
NEW GIRL
"Revenge"
"Smash"
THE X FACTOR

Choice TV Breakout Star: Female
Beth Behrs, "2 Broke Girls"
Sutton Foster, "Bunheads"
Katharine McPhee, "Smash"
Hannah Simone, NEW GIRL
Dreama Walker, "Don't Trust the B - in Apt. 23"

Choice TV Breakout Star: Male
Josh Bowman, "Revenge"
Josh Dallas, "Once Upon a Time"
Jake Johnson, NEW GIRL
Beau Mirchoff, "Awkward"
Lamorne Morris, NEW GIRL

MUSIC

Choice Summer Song
"All Around the World," Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris
"Call Me Maybe," Carly Rae Jepsen
"Give Your Heart a Break," Demi Lovato
"Glad You Came," The Wanted
"Scream," Usher

Choice Love Song
"Die In Your Arms," Justin Bieber
"Give Your Heart a Break," Demi Lovato
"Home," Phillip Phillips
"I Won't Give Up," Jason Mraz
"What Makes You Beautiful," One Direction

Choice Break-Up Song
"Climax," Usher
"Payphone," Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa
"Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye featuring Kimbra
"Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)," Kelly Clarkson
"Wide Awake," Katy Perry

Choice Summer Music Star: Female
Carly Rae Jepsen
Jennifer Lopez
Demi Lovato
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Choice Summer Music Star: Male
Justin Bieber
Flo Rida
David Guetta
Pitbull
Usher

Choice Summer Music Star: Group
Coldplay
Gym Class Heroes
Maroon 5
One Direction
The Wanted

Choice Music: Breakout Artist
Ellie Goulding
Gotye
Carly Rae Jepsen
Kimbra
Phillip Phillips

Choice Music: Breakout Group
Eli Young Band
fun.
Karmin
One Direction
The Wanted

OTHER

Choice Web Star
Ryan Beatty
Cimorelli
Elle and Blair Fowler
Sophia Grace and Rosie
Karmin

Choice Video Game
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Just Dance 3
Mass Effect 3
NBA 2K12
The Sims 3: Showtime - Katy Perry

Choice Social Network
Facebook
Instagram
Pinterest
Tumblr
Twitter

TEEN CHOICE 2012 is executive-produced by Bob Bain (“Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards”) and Michael Burg. Paul Flattery and Kelly Brock serve as producers and Greg Sills serves as supervising producer.

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