First Wave of 2012 Teen Choice Awards Nominees Are IN!

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 liveSunday, July 22(8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.The Vampire Diariesleads the TEEN CHOICE 2012 nomineeswith six nominations, while AMERICAN IDOL and Justin Bieber each garnered five nominations. In addition, new categories added this year include Choice Book andChoice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist.

Starting today, fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite TEEN CHOICE 2012 nominees Host(s), performers, presenters and additional nominees will be announced soon.

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


Choice Movie: Action


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


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 Youre 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 Youre Expecting

Channing Tatum, 21 Jump Street


Choice Movie Actress: Comedy

Cameron Diaz, What to Expect When Youre Expecting

Alyson Hannigan, American Reunion

Jennifer Lopez, What to Expect When Youre Expecting

Emma Stone, Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Reese Witherspoon, This Means War


Choice TV Show: Drama


Gossip Girl

Pretty Little Liars




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


Once Upon a Time


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


CSI: Miami

Hawaii Five-O

NCIS: Los Angeles



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


Modern Family


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



Robot Chicken



Choice TV: Male Personality

Nick Cannon, Americas Got Talent

Simon Cowell, THE X FACTOR

Cee Lo Green, The Voice

Gordon Ramsay, HELLS KITCHEN


Choice TV: Female Personality

Christina Aguilera, The Voice

Tyra Banks, Americas Next Top Model

Carrie Ann Inaba, Dancing With The Stars

Jennifer Lopez, AMERICAN IDOL

Jessica Simpson, Fashion Star

Choice TV: Reality Competition Show


Americas Next Top Model

Survivor: One World

The Voice



Choice TV: Reality Show

Dance Moms

Jersey Shore

Keeping Up With The Kardashians


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


Choice Male Artist

Justin Bieber


Bruno Mars


Blake Shelton


Choice Female Artist


Jennifer Lopez

Katy Perry


Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group

Selena Gomez & The Scene

Gym Class Heroes

Lady Antebellum


The Wanted

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist


Flo Rida

Nicki Minaj


Kanye West

Choice Rock Group

The Black Keys

Foo Fighters

Foster The People


Linkin Park


Choice Rock Song

Lonely Boy, The Black Keys

Paradise, Coldplay

Pumped Up Kicks, Foster The People

We Are Young, fun. featuring Janelle Mone

Somebody That I Used To Know, Gotye featuring Kimbra

Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist


David Guetta

Calvin Harris



Choice Single by a Group

We Are Young, fun. featuring Janelle Mone

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



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

Choice Female Hottie

Miley Cyrus

Selena Gomez

Katy Perry


Kate Upton

Choice Male Hottie

Justin Bieber

Ryan Gosling

Liam Hemsworth

Robert Pattinson

Ian Somerhalder


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)


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

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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