Hunter Hayes Won His First Ever Teen Choice Award. This weekend, Hunter Hayes won his first ever Teen Choice Award. The award was for “Choice Male Country Artist.” Hayes was so excited and appreciative, especially knowing that the award is fan voted. Today he will be performing his latest single, “Wanted,” on The Talk on CBS at 2pm/1pm CT. “Wanted” was just certified Gold by the RIAA. Congrats on everything!
Taylor Swift Cleans Up 2012 Teen Choice Awards with Five Wins! Taylor Swift won five awards at the fan voted 2012 Teen Choice Awards in California last night! She received awards in categories competing with both country stars and stars from multiple other genres including Choice Female Artist, Single by a Female Artist for “Eyes Open”, Female Country Artist, Country Song for “Sparks Fly” and (weird category, here) Movie Voice for playing Audrey in Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. This round of wins sets Taylor as the record holder for most Teen Choice Awards…ever…with twenty total. Gracious as always, Swift’s Facebook status this morning read: “5 Teen Choice Awards?! I’m so happy I’m so happy I’m so happy I’m so happy I’m so happy– thank you so much for voting!” Congrats to Taylor on yet another landslides win.
Country Music Stars Recognized In 2012 Teen Choice Awards Nominations! The country music scene has a whole slew of awards shows that we gear up for every year, and its great that we have those nights on broadcast television dedicated solely to celebrating country music! Its also great though to see awards shows with a wider scope also recognizing how great country music is, and that is just what the 2012 Teen Choice Awards is doing! There are country music artists nominated in almost every category, and they are competing with some of the most popular artists in the country from many other genres! Check out the complete list of categories with country nominees below! And teens, don’t forget to vote! The 2012 Teen Choice Awards will air live Sunday, July 22 on FOX. Glee‘s Kevin McHale is set to co-host alongside Demi Lovato. Fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite nominees. 2012 Teen Choice Awards Country Music Nominees 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 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 Male Artist Blake Shelton Justin Bieber Drake Bruno Mars Pitbull Choice Female Artist Taylor Swift Adele Jennifer Lopez Katy Perry Rihanna Choice Music Group Lady Antebellum Selena Gomez & The Scene Gym Class Heroes LMFAO The Wanted Choice Single by a Female Artist “Eyes Open,” Taylor Swift “Set Fire to the Rain,” Adele “Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson “Dance Again,” Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull “Part of Me,” Katy Perry Choice Music: Breakout Group Eli Young Band fun. Karmin One Direction The Wanted
Lauren Alaina Earns Two Nominations for Upcoming Teen Choice Awards! Lauren Alaina has earned two nominations for the teen-centric awards show, the 2012 Teen Choice Awards! She won nods for the Choice Female Country Artist in addition to Choice TV: Female Reality Star for her run on American Idol. It’s hard to believe, but its been only a little over a year since this young country singer won the runner-up spot on the massive competition series, and it’s good to see that her fans love hasn’t simmered down at all! In typical Lauren fashion, she responded to her nominations with an adorable quote. “I am a big fan of the Teen Choice Awards and try to watch it every year. I love that this is a show where teenagers can rally behind their favorites. I think it’s super cool that I am nominated. I would love to take home a surfboard!” -Lauren Alaina The Teen Choice Awards has the mission of showcasing the most relevant teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion and other areas of pop culture interest. It is a two-hour special that will air live Sunday, July 22 (8pm ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox!
Taylor Swift is riding the wave of success on not one, but FIVE Teen Choice surfboard trophies! Taylor Swift is all the rage at this year’s Teen Choice Awards as she nabs the night’s top honors in five different categories. Choice Music: Female Artist Choice Music: Female Country Artist Choice Break-Up Song (For “Back to December“) Choice Music: Country Single (for “Mean“) Her fifth and final award for the night was the highly coveted Ultimate Choice Award. She received the highest TCAs honor for her extraordinary contributions to the entertainment industry. “I’m so happy,” she gushed during one of her acceptance speeches. “This is the first time that I’ve ever been to the Teen Choice Awards and this is amazing. I want to thank the fans. You’ve guys have made my life so beautiful and it’s all because of you.” Taylor wasn’t the only country artist making waves though… Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum also represented Nashville well with honors of their own. Choice Music: Male Country Artist: Jason Aldean Choice Music: Country Group: Lady Antebellum Congratulations everybody!
Who among the country artists was nominated for a Teen Choice Award? The female country artist nominees for a Teen Choice Award are Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, Gretchen Wilson and Taylor Swift. Swift was additionally nominated for the all-genre female artist category. The male country nominees includes Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, and Keith Urban. The country group category consists of five outstanding groups: Gloriana, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, and the Zac Brown Band. The Teen Choice Awards is a fan-voted awards show, including categories in music, television, sports and comedy. It is set to air August 9th on the Fox network. Get out there and vote for your favorite today! http://www.teenchoiceawards.com/Country Music Photo Gallery