2012 Teen Choice Award Nominees: 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Idol' and Bieber Score Big
2012 Teen Choice Award Nominees: 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Idol' and Bieber Score Big
Laurel Brown
Laurel Brown
Senior Writer, BuddyTV
If there is one truth to life, it''s that there is an award show for everybody. Thus, we have the Teen Choice Awards, a competition whose winners are chosen solely by voters between the ages of 13 and 19. What will this year's teens be honoring? Keep reading for the first round of 2012 Teen Choice Award nominees.

The Teen Choice Awards ceremony will air on FOX on Sunday, July 22 at 8pm. Until then, fans falling in the appropriate age range of 13 to 19 can vote online at www.teenchoiceawards.com.

So what pieces of entertainment have the best chance at winning the teen vote? The top nominee for 2012 is The Vampire Diaries, which managed to earn six nominations. That show is closely followed by American Idol and Justin Bieber (not a TV show... yet), both with five nominations.

Check out the full listing of 2012 Teen Choice Award nominees here:


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 Van Camp: 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-0
NCIS: Los Angeles

Choice TV Actor: Action
LL Cool J: NCIS: Los Angeles
Daniel Dae Kim: Hawaii Five-0
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-0
Maggie Q: Nikita
Yvonne Strahovski: Chuck

Choice TV Show: Comedy
2 Broke Girls
The Big Bang Theory
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
Tia & Tamera

Choice TV: Male Reality Star
Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio: Jersey Shore
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 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 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


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 Monáe
"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 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


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

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