The First Wave Of Teen Choice 2016 Nominees Are Here!

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The Teen Choice Awards are a strange and wonderful tribute to aspects of entertainment that no one else acknowledges: Choice Kiss, Choice Villain and ChoiceTelevision Actor: Action-Adventure – just for a start. Plus, the award is a surfboard (the fans’ choice is pictured above.)!

The first wave of nominations for Teen Choice 2016 include a number of mulitiple nominees including: Pretty Little Liars (6), The Vampire Diaries (5)Empire (4), Scream Queens/Jane the Virgin/The Flash (3). I guess we know who the cool kids are!

Follow the jump for the complete list of the first wave of Teen Choice 2016 nominees – and have fun!


Vote for Favorite Nominees at, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, through July 28 

Special Airs Sunday, July 31, LIVE on FOX 

TEEN CHOICE 2016 TM, the summer’s hottest show is back with a brand new wave of nominees! “Pretty Little Liars” leads the television category with six nods, followed by “The Vampire Diaries” with five. FOX’s EMPIRE earned four, and SCREAM QUEENS, “Jane the Virgin” and “The Flash” each received three nominations. ”Captain America: Civil War” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” lead the TEEN CHOICE 2016 film category with four nominations each. Musical artists Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber round out the music category tied with three nominations each. Host(s), performers, presenters and additional nominees will be announced soon.

Additionally, teens flocked to social media earlier this month to vote on the TEEN CHOICE 2016 surfboard design, revealing the final look and logo of this summer’s choicest show. Check it out here.

Voting is officially open via, the FOX NOW app and Twitter. Starting today through Thursday, June 2 at 12:00 PM PT, fans can vote once each day per category, per platform user ID, for their favorite TEEN CHOICE 2016 Wave One nominees. Vote via Twitter by tweeting a category hashtag (please see below) with the nominees name (either @nominee or if the nominee does not have a Twitter account use #nominee). You may only vote for one Teen Choice nominee per Tweet.

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Celebrate this year’s top teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and digital when the choicest, star-studded two-hour event airs LIVE Sunday, July 31 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

Following are “Wave One” categories and nominees for TEEN CHOICE 2016:


Choice Movie: Action/Adventure (#ChoiceActionMovie)


“In the Heart of the Sea”

“Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”


“The Divergent Series: Allegiant”

“The Jungle Book”

Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure (#ChoiceActionMovieActor)

Chris Hemsworth – “In the Heart of the Sea”

Dylan O’Brien – “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”

Neel Sethi – “The Jungle Book”

Ryan Reynolds – “Deadpool”

Theo James – “The Divergent Series: Allegiant”

Choice Movie Actress: Action/Adventure (#ChoiceActionMovieActress)

Charlotte Riley – “In the Heart of the Sea”

Kaya Scodelario – “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”

Léa Seydoux – “Spectre”

Morena Baccarin – “Deadpool”

Shailene Woodley – “The Divergent Series: Allegiant”

Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiMovie)

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

“Captain America: Civil War”

“Fantastic Four”

“Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

“The Huntsman: Winter’s War”

Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiMovieActor)

Ben Affleck – “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

Chris Evans – “Captain America: Civil War”

Chris Hemsworth – “The Huntsman: Winter’s War”

Henry Cavill – “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

Josh Hutcherson – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

Robert Downey Jr. – “Captain America: Civil War”

Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiMovieActress)

Amy Adams – “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

Charlize Theron – “The Huntsman: Winter’s War”

Chloë Grace Moretz – “The 5th Wave”

Daisy Ridley – “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”

Jennifer Lawrence – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

Scarlett Johansson – “Captain America: Civil War”

Choice Movie: Drama (#ChoiceDramaMovie)


“Miracles from Heaven”

“Point Break”

“10 Cloverfield Lane”

“Straight Outta Compton”

“The Martian”

Choice Movie Actor: Drama (#ChoiceDramaMovieActor)

Jacob Tremblay – “Room”

Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant”

Matt Damon – “The Martian”

Michael B. Jordan – “Creed”

O’Shea Jackson Jr. – “Straight Outta Compton”

Taron Egerton – “Eddie The Eagle” 

Choice Movie Actress: Drama (#ChoiceDramaMovieActress)

Alicia Vikander – “The Danish Girl”

Brie Larson – “Room”

Jennifer Garner – “Miracles from Heaven”

Jennifer Lawrence – “Joy”

Jessica Chastain – “The Martian”

Tessa Thompson – “Creed”

Choice Movie: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyMovie)

“Barbershop: The Next Cut”

“Mother’s Day”

“Mr. Right”

“Ride Along 2”

“The Intern”

“Zoolander 2”

Choice Movie Actor: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyMovieActor)

Ice Cube – “Barbershop: The Next Cut,” “Ride Along 2”

Jordan Peele – “Keanu”

Keegan-Michael Key – “Keanu”

Kevin Hart – “Ride Along 2”

Will Ferrell – “Daddy’s Home”

Zac Efron – “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyMovieActress)

Jennifer Aniston – “Mother’s Day”

Anna Kendrick – “Mr. Right”

Chloë Grace Moretz – “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”

Anne Hathaway – “The Intern”

Melissa McCarthy – “The Boss”

Nicki Minaj – “Barbershop: The Next Cut”


Choice TV Show: Drama (#ChoiceDramaTVShow)



“Grey’s Anatomy”

“Pretty Little Liars”


“Shades of Blue”

Choice TV Actor: Drama (#ChoiceDramaTVActor)

Ben McKenzie – “Gotham”

Ian Harding – “Pretty Little Liars”

Jussie Smollett – “Empire”

Keegan Allen – “Pretty Little Liars”

Terrence Howard – “Empire”

Tyler Blackburn – “Pretty Little Liars”

Choice TV Actress: Drama (#ChoiceDramaTVActress)

Ashley Benson – “Pretty Little Liars”

Jennifer Lopez – “Shades of Blue”

Kerry Washington – “Scandal”

Maia Mitchell – “The Fosters”

Taraji P. Henson – “Empire”

Troian Bellisario – “Pretty Little Liars”

Choice TV Show: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiTVShow)



“Once Upon a Time”


“The Flash”

“The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiTVActor)

Andrew Lincoln – “The Walking Dead”

Grant Gustin – “The Flash”

Ian Somerhalder – “The Vampire Diaries”

Jared Padalecki – “Supernatural”

Joseph Morgan – “The Originals”

Paul Wesley – “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiTVActress)

Candice King – “The Vampire Diaries”

Emily Bett Rickards – “Arrow”

Danielle Panabaker – “The Flash”

Eliza Taylor – “The 100”

Kat Graham – “The Vampire Diaries”

Lana Parrilla – “Once Upon a Time”

Choice TV Show: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyTVShow)

“Austin & Ally”

“Jane the Virgin”

“Liv and Maddie”

“Modern Family”

“Fuller House”

“Scream Queens”

Choice TV Actor: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyTVActor)

Andy Samberg – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

Anthony Anderson – “Black-ish”

Jaime Camil – “Jane the Virgin”

Jim Parsons – “The Big Bang Theory”

Ross Lynch – “Austin & Ally”

Taylor Lautner – “Cuckoo”

Choice TV Actress: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyTVActress)

Candace Cameron Bure – “Fuller House”

Dove Cameron – “Liv and Maddie “

Emma Roberts – “Scream Queens”

Gina Rodriguez – “Jane the Virgin”

Laura Marano – “Austin & Ally”

Lea Michele – “Scream Queens”

Choice TV: Animated Show (#ChoiceAnimatedTVShow)

“Descendants: Wicked World”

“Family Guy”

“Gravity Falls”

“Over the Garden Wall”

“Steven Universe”

“The Simpsons”

Choice TV: Reality Show (#ChoiceRealityTVShow)

“Mob Wives”

“Dance Moms”

“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”

“MasterChef Junior”

“The Voice”

“Total Divas”


Choice Male Artist (#ChoiceMaleArtist)

Charlie Puth


Justin Bieber

Nick Jonas

Shawn Mendes

Zayn Malik

Choice Female Artist (#ChoiceFemaleArtist)

Ariana Grande


Demi Lovato


Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group: (#ChoiceMusicGroup)

5 Seconds of Summer


Fall Out Boy

Fifth Harmony

One Direction

The Chainsmokers

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist (#ChoiceRBHipHopArtist)



Iggy Azalea

Jason Derulo

Nicki Minaj

The Weeknd

Choice Country Artist (#ChoiceCountryArtist)

Blake Shelton

Carrie Underwood

Hunter Hayes

Kelsea Ballerini

Luke Bryan

Sam Hunt

Choice Song: Female Artist (#ChoiceSongFemaleArtist)

Adele – “Hello”

Ariana Grande – “Dangerous Woman”

Demi Lovato – “Confident”

Meghan Trainor – “NO”

Selena Gomez – “Hands To Myself”

Taylor Swift – “New Romantics”

Choice Song: Male Artist (#ChoiceSongMaleArtist)

Charlie Puth – “One Call Away”

Flo Rida – “My House”

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Nick Jonas – “Close” (feat. Tove Lo)

Troye Sivan – “YOUTH”

Zayn Malik – “PILLOWTALK”

Choice Song: Group (#ChoiceSongGroup)

5 Seconds of Summer – “She’s Kinda Hot”

DNCE – “Cake By The Ocean”

Fifth Harmony – “Work from Home” (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)

One Direction – “Home”

The Vamps – “Wake Up”

twenty one pilots – “Stressed Out”


Choice Female Hottie (#ChoiceFemaleHottie)

Gigi Hadid

Selena Gomez

Demi Lovato

Hailey Baldwin

Kendall Jenner

Bella Thorne

Choice Male Hottie (#ChoiceMaleHottie)

Austin Mahone

Cameron Dallas

Harry Styles

Jussie Smollett

Justin Bieber

Zayn Malik


Choice Comedian (#ChoiceComedian)

Aziz Ansari

Ellen DeGeneres

James Corden

Jimmy Fallon

Jordan Doww

Kevin Hart

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