Having shown its domination at 2009 MTV Movie Awards, "Twilight" is on its way to sweep away another awards, the 11th Annual Teen Choice Awards. Following the announcement of the awards' nominees for 2009, it is uncovered that the vampire drama movie led the fields by grabbing the most nods, twelve in all.
Among its nominations, the Catherine Hardwicke-directed movie scored Choice Movie: Drama as well as Choice Movie: Romance. It also put up several of its cast members, including Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Cam Gigandet, to compete in the performers categories. Beside nabbing nominations from the movie field, it also landed a nod for its soundtrack.
Aside from "Twilight", another movie collecting multiple nominations was "High School Musical 3: Senior Year". The first feature film made out of Disney's popular musical series "High School Musical" garnered 10 counts, including for Choice Movie: Music/Dance. It also placed its actresses, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale, and actors, Corbin Bleu and Zac Efron, to be in competition for the title of Choice Movie Actress: Music/Dance and Choice Movie Actor: Music/Dance respectively.
Other movies receiving nomination from the awards show presented annually by FOX included "Fast and Furious", "Star Trek", "Terminator Salvation", "X-Men Origins: Wolverine", "Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian" as well as recent Oscar recipient "Slumdog Millionaire".
Teen Choice Awards gives away awards for movies, television, music, sports and pop culture views. Its winners are determined by votes from teens aged 13 to19. The voting line at Teen Choice Awards 2009 has been opened starting Monday, June 15, while the awards show itself will air Monday, August 10, at 8 P.M. Eastern on FOX with Jonas Brothers serving as both hosts and performers.
Full list of movie nominees for 2009 Teen Choice Awards:
Choice Movie: Action Adventure