The biggest award show celebrated annually by teenagers will air live Sunday, July 22, at 8pm central on Fox. The Teen Choice Awards recognize achievements in the entertainment industry, and the winners are voted by teens across the nation who are willing to participate. This year we will see new faces at the show and welcome back some old-school veterans who have participated in the past. Let's take a look at some of the highlights this year's show has in store for us.
You can vote for your favorite nominees at the Teen Choice Awards website until 11:59pm on July 21st.
Who is Hosting?
This year's ceremony will be hosted by Demi Devato, who is no stranger to speaking before thousands on stage, but recently it was confirmed that Kevin McHale will be co-hosting the show alongside her. According to Access Hollywood, the multi-talented "Glee" star is both nervous and excited about hosting the show as part of a two-person team. He hosted the show a couple years ago with Katy Perry and some fellow cast members of "Glee" but this time he won't have as many people to share the mic with. A terrifying prospect, but fans everywhere are certain he will shine.
What Blockbuster Movies Will Win Big?
Even though "Breaking Dawn: Part 1" and Marvel's "Avengers" are taking the lead with the most category nominations in movies, we are delighted to see "The Hunger Games" filling in several nominations as well. Teen Choice Awards 2012 is welcoming cast members of all of this year's top box office hits, especially Jennifer Lawrence. The 21-year-old action star has been nominated in the past, for her performance in "X-Men: First Class" but didn't win. She has been nominated in four categories this year, and it will be a shock if she doesn't walk away winning in at least one category.
The long awaited comeback album for No Doubt will be released in September, but we are happy to bring the veteran rock band back to the stage at this year's award show. We are likely to see some new material and this will be No Doubt's first stage appearance since 2009. We will also see performances by Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, and this year's DJ "Choice", DJ Pauly D.
Return of Original "American Pie" Cast
This year we will also see the return of some of the original cast members of the "American Pie" franchise. The release of "American Reunion" brought together the original outrageously funny ensemble since 2003's "American Wedding." The movie is up for best comedy, while both Jason Biggs and Alyson Hannigan have individual nominations for best male and female comedic movie actor.
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