Teen Choice Awards: Wave One Nominees & Winner Predictions

By: Sarah DeNunzio//

Screen Shot 2017-06-26 at 6.08.46 PMThe Teen Choice Awards are one of the pinnacle pop culture events of the summer.  This year’s show is set to be held live on August 13th, 2017 at 8/7c on FOX.  While it is unknown as of press time who will be hosting and performing at the show, the first wave of nominees has been revealed.  Voting closed over the weekend, but voting for the second wave of nominees is scheduled to begin on July 12th at 9pm PT/12pm EST.

Selena Gomez and Harry Styles lead the nominees in the music categories; Selena is nominated for two of her songs: “Bad Liar” and “It Ain’t Me,” while Harry is nominated for Choice Male Artist, Choice Rock Artist and Choice Song: Male for “Sign of the Times.”  Will Harry be able to beat out Justin Bieber in Choice Male Artist and Choice Song: Male?  Maybe.  Harry is also competing against his former One Direction bandmate, Niall Horan, for Choice Song: Male; it will be interesting to see fans pick between the two. Selena will likely win several awards in the music categories as she tends to be a fan favorite. Hailee Steinfeld is nominated for both her music and her movie, Edge of Seventeen, and has the potential to win in both categories. Fifth Harmony is nominated for Choice Group and Choice Song: Group for their collab with Gucci Mane, “Down,” and will likely win in both categories.

Below, check out the list of the first wave of nominees and their respective categories and let us know in the comments who you think will take home the award in each category.  Remember to check Teen Choice’s website for the next wave of nominees, coming soon!

 

Choice Male Artist (#ChoiceMaleArtist)
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Choice Female Artist (#ChoiceFemaleArtist)
Alessia Cara
Ariana Grande
Hailee Steinfeld
Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez

Choice Music Group (#ChoiceMusicGroup)
Fifth Harmony
Little Mix
Maroon 5
The Chainsmokers
The Lumineers
The Vamps
Twenty One Pilots

Choice Country Artist (#ChoiceCountryArtist)
Blake Shelton
Carrie Underwood
Florida Georgia Line
Kelsea Ballerini
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

Choice Electronic/Dance Artist (#ChoiceElectronicDanceArtist)
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
Steve Aoki
Zedd

Choice Latin Artist (#ChoiceLatinArtist)
CNCO
Daddy Yankee
Enrique Iglesias
Luis Fonsi
Maluma
Shakira

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist (#ChoiceRBHipHopArtist)
Beyoncé
Chance the Rapper
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Choice Rock Artist (#ChoiceRockArtist)
Harry Styles
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
Paramore
Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors

Choice Song: Female Artist (#ChoiceSongFemaleArtist)
Alessia Cara, “Scars To Your Beautiful
Camila Cabello, “Crying in the Club
Hailee Steinfeld, “Most Girls
Julia Michaels, “Issues
Miley Cyrus, “Malibu
Selena Gomez, “Bad Liar

Choice Song: Male Artist (#ChoiceSongMaleArtist)
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You
Harry Styles, “Sign of the Times
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, “Despacito
Niall Horan, “Slow Hands
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road

Choice Song: Group (#ChoiceSongGroup)
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, “Closer
Fifth Harmony featuring Gucci Mane, “Down
Hey Violet, “Guys My Age
Imagine Dragons, “Believer
Little Mix, “Shout Out To My Ex
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens

Choice Collaboration (#ChoiceCollaboration)
Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato, “No Promises
Florida Georgia Line featuring Backstreet Boys, “God, Your Mama, And Me
Kygo and Selena Gomez, “It Ain’t Me
Steve Aoki and Louis Tomlinson, “Just Hold On
ZAYN and Taylor Swift, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever
Zedd and Alessia Cara, “Stay

 

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Sarah DeNunzio

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