After dominating the MTV Movie Awards last month with wins in categories like Best Movie, Best Kiss and Best Fight, [movie id=”369195″]”Twilight”[/movie] is poised to rule another awards show later this summer. Fox’s 2009 Teen Choice Awards were announced on Monday (June 15), and the vampire flick scored 12 total nominations, including nods for Drama, Romance and Actor and Actress in a Drama. The show airs on Monday, August 10.
Following closely behind “Twilight” with 10 nominations each were [movie id=”338328″]”High School Musical 3: Senior Year,”[/movie] “Gossip Girl” and [artist id=”2408193″]Miley Cyrus[/artist]. The [artist id=”2088128″]Jonas Brothers[/artist], who are set to host the show on August 10, notched nine nominations in categories such as Love Song and Breakout Show.
The Teen Choice Awards bestow awards for movies, television, music, sports and pop culture views like Male and Female Hottie, Celebrity Pet and Celebrity Baby.
In the Drama movie category, “Twilight” will compete against “Angels & Demons,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Obsessed” and “Slumdog Millionaire.” In Romance, the film will do battle with “Australia,” “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” “He’s Just Not That Into You” and “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.” “Twilight” vampire Robert Pattinson vies for Actor in a Drama against Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel, Brad Pitt and Channing Tatum. Pattinson was also nominated in the Male Hottie category. For her portrayal of Bella Swan in “Twilight,” Kristen Stewart will contend with Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman, Beyoncé and Freida Pinto for Actress in a Drama.
In the TV categories, “Gossip Girl” goes against shows like “90201” and “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” in the Drama category. “The Hills” competes with “Jon & Kate Plus 8″ and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” in the Reality category. Miley Cyrus’ nominations include those for actress in a TV comedy and music single.
[artist id=”510062″]Lil Wayne[/artist] and [artist id=”1230523″]Kanye West[/artist] are among those contending for top rap artist, while [artist id=”1998098″]T-Pain[/artist], [artist id=”1236911″]Beyoncé[/artist] and others are up for top R&B artist. Rock Group nominations include [artist id=”1968732″]Paramore[/artist], [artist id=”988″]Green Day[/artist] and the [artist id=”1231961″]All-American Rejects[/artist].
Which lucky pet garnered a nomination? The Obamas’ Portuguese Water Dog (Bo), Katy Perry’s cat (Kitty Purry) and Vanessa Hudgens’ poodle (Shadow), among others. Young ones butting heads for Celebrity Baby include Nicole Richie and Joel Madden’s Harlow, and Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale’s Zuma.