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Teen Choice Awards 2012: Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Justin Bieber Lead Music Nominations

May 19, 2012 01:23:48 GMT

Other music nominees include Pitbull, Drake, Adele, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Beyonce Knowles, Nicki Minaj and Selena Gomez.


Teen Choice Awards 2012: Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Justin Bieber Lead Music Nominations
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The first wave of 2012 Teen Choice Awards nominations have just been announced. In music category, Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Justin Bieber lead the pack with multiple nods. Swift receives four noms, Riri follows with three, and Bieber trails behind the ladies with two.

Pitbull also grabs four noms, Drake, Blake Shelton and Fun. match Riri by getting three, while the likes of Bruno Mars, Adele, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Beyonce Knowles, Nicki Minaj, Selena Gomez and Flo Rida nab two each.

Swift is up for Choice Female Artist against Adele, J.Lo, Perry and Riri. Her song "Eyes Open" which was recorded for "The Hunger Games" is nominated for Choice Single by a Female Artist. She once again faces off Adele, J.Lo, Perry, in addition to competing against Kelly Clarkson.

Her third nod is Choice Female Country Artist. To win the title, she has to battle Lauren Alaina, Miranda Lambert, Kellie Pickler and Carrie Underwood. She seals her domination in music by vying for Choice Country Song, thanks to her single "Sparks Fly".

Riri gets her two other nods for her collaboration with Drizzy in his single "Take Care", which is nominated for Choice Single by a Male Artist and Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song. The Canadian rapper himself rounds up his three nominations by competing for Choice Male Artist.

Bieber bumps into Drizzy in both of the categories he's nominated for. The pop singer meets the Young Money rhymer in the Choice Male Artist along with Mars, Pitbull and Shelton. The two are pitted againts each other once again in the Choice Single by a Male Artist.

In addition to the existing categories, there is a new field added to music in order to honor disc jokeys and more hardcore dance acts. It's Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist, and it includes DeadMau5, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Kaskade and Skrillex as contenders.

Continuing its tradition to celebrate the hottest icons in television, music, film, sport, fashion, comedy and the web, 2012 Teen Choice Awards will announce its winners in a star-studded two-hour show which will air live on Sunday, July 22 at 8.00 P.M./E.T. live/P.T. tape-delayed on FOX.

Fans between the ages of 13-19 can determine the winners by voting once each day per category on Teen Choice Awards official site. Host(s), presenters, performers and additional nominees will be announced soon.

Choice Male Artist:

Choice Female Artist: Choice Music Group: Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist: Choice Rock Group: Choice Rock Song: Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist: Choice Single by a Group: Choice Single by a Female Artist: Choice Single by a Male Artist: Choice Male Country Artist: Choice Female Country Artist: Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song: Choice Country Song: Choice Country Group:

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posted by Alina on Jul 22, 2012
I really hope the best for every one and that this is going to be a exiting year for the teen choice awards because to me it' seems as if every artist will have a chance good luck

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