The nominees for the 2010 Teen Choice Awards, which take place on August 9, have been announced, and there are quite a few fan favorites in the mix. Among the celebrities who might win surfboards during the Katy Perry-hosted show : Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift and the stars of “New Moon.”
Cyrus wrangled three nominations. She’s up for Choice Movie Actress: Drama for her work in “The Last Song,” Choice Movie: Dance for her footwork with co-star Liam Hemsworth in “The Last Song” and Choice Music: Female Artist. In the last category, she will battle it out with Ke$ha, Lady Gaga, Shakira and Taylor Swift. Meanwhile, Bieber is one of the contenders for Choice Music: Male Artist. He’ll be up against Jason Derulo, Drake, Usher and Adam Lambert.
In the Choice Movie: Fantasy category, “New Moon” will try and suck the blood out of “Alice in Wonderland,” “Clash of the Titans,” “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” and “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.” Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson are both nominated for Choice Movie Actor: Fantasy, while Kristen Stewart has been nominated for Choice Movie Actress: Fantasy.
“Glee,” “Gossip Girl,” and “The Vampire Diaries” will vie for surfboards, and so will their stars: “Vampire Diaries” stars Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev are nominated for acting awards, as are Jane Lynch, Corey Monteith and Lea Michele from “Glee.” Five “Gossip Girl” cast members — Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick — are also up for acting awards.
Although she hasn’t been on the show this season, former “Hills” star Lauren Conrad will face off against current “Hills” star Kristin Cavallari for Choice TV: Female Reality/Variety Star. Their competition includes “Jersey Shore” star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, whose co-stars Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio are up for Choice TV: Male Reality/Variety Star against “Hills” star Brody Jenner.
Presenters and performers will be announced closer to the show’s August air date. For a complete list of nominees, check out teenchoiceawards.com.