The 2013 Teen Choice Awards, held last night (11th August) saw the likes of the Twilight cast; Pretty Little Liars; The Vampire Diaries and Glee taking home a full sized surf board as a trophy.
The 2013 Teen Choice was held last night, Sunday 11th August, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The event was star studded with attendees photographed on the red carpet including Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale, Brittany Snow, Michelle Rodriguez, Chloe Grace Moretz, Cher Lloyd and Naya Rivera.
Selena Gomez on the red carpet.
The Teen Choice Awards are an annual event held to celebrate what teenagers think deserves recognition from the world of film, TV, fashion and music. It was first held in 1999 and has gradually grown increasing popular with the passing years. This year, according to the Teen Choice Award Website, over 150 million teenagers voted on the various categories.
Darren Criss and Lucy Hale presented the award ceremony.
The Glee cast appeared en masse and supported Lea Michele as she made a tearful speech, accepting the award for Choice TV Actress in a Comedy. She dedicated her award to her late boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith. Glee also won the award for Choice TV Comedy, the entire cast too chose to dedicate the award to Monteith.
Pretty Little Liars did fortunately well, considering one of the show's stars, Lucy Hale, was the presenter of the awards. The show won Choice TV Show; Choice Actor and actress with Ian Harding and Troian Bellisario in the drama category. Janel Parish, also of Pretty Little Liars, won the award for Choice TV villain.
Glee Star Naya Rivera.
Vampires were again very popular this year as Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 did well winning three awards. The vampire movie won the award for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy; the award for best Sci-Fi actress with Kristen Stewart and the award for best actor in the same category with Taylor Lautner. In the separate category of romance, the film did equally well. Kristen Stewart won again for best actress and the film received the Choice Movie Award for Romance. Robert Pattinson received the award for best actor in a romance movie. Another award for Twilight was Choice Scene Stealer which was given to Kellan Lutz.
Britanny Snow on the red (well blue) carpet.
The action movie categories were dominated by DC and Marvel. DC won one award for best actress with Anne Hathaway in The Dark Knight Rises, whilst Iron Man 3 won awards for Choice Action Movie and Action Movie Actor with Robert Downey Jr.
The drama awards were completely overturned by The Perks of Being a Wallflower, which won Choice movie and Choice actor and actress with Logan Lerman and Emma Watson. In the comedy category, Pitch Perfect also dominated with best movie; best actor Skylar Aston and best actress Rebel Wilson.
Chloe Grace Moretz.
In terms of the awards for music, Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato were given Choice Male/Female Artist. One Direction won for best group and Paramore took home the award for Choice Rock Group. Other winners in their respective genres included Bruno Mars (R&B); David Guetta (Electronic Dance Music); Taylor Swift (Female Country Artist) and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (Hip-Hop/Rap Artist).