Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and More Nominated For Teen Choice Awards

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Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett are only a few country names among the first wave of nominees announced for the 2018 Teen Choice Awards.

Blake, Carrie and TR are vying for Choice Country Artist against fellow country singers Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris, while Maren and FGL are nominated in all-genre categories. FGL grabbed a nod for Choice Music Group and Maren along with Zedd and Grey grabbed a nod for Choice Collaboration for the “The Middle.”

Fans can vote for their favorite at or by tweeting the category hashtag with the nominee’s name. Fans can vote up to 10 times per day in each category until June 19.

“The Teen Choice Awards” air live Aug. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

Choice Country Artist (#ChoiceCountryArtist)

  • Blake Shelton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Kane Brown
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Maren Morris
  • Thomas Rhett

Choice Music Group (#ChoiceMusicGroup)

  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Fifth Harmony
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maroon 5
  • Migos
  • Why Don’t We

Choice Song: Male Artist (#ChoiceSongMaleArtist)

  • Charlie Puth – “Attention”
  • Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
  • Drake – “God’s Plan”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
  • Justin Timberlake (feat. Chris Stapleton) – “Say Something”
  • Kendrick Lamar (feat. Zacari) – “Love”

Choice Collaboration (#ChoiceCollaboration)

  • Bebe Rexha (feat. Florida Georgia Line) – “Meant to Be”
  • Bruno Mars (feat. Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)”
  • Taylor Swift (feat. Ed Sheeran & Future) – “End Game”
  • The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar – “Pray for Me” (“Black Panther” soundtrack)
  • Zac Efron & Zendaya – “Rewrite the Stars” (“The Greatest Showman” soundtrack)
  • Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – “The Middle”




Choice Action Movie

Avengers: Infinity War

Justice League

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Pacific Rim: Uprising

Tomb Raider


Choice Action Movie Actor

Chris Evans, Avengers: Infinity War

Dylan O’Brien, Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Henry Cavill, Justice League

John Boyega, Pacific Rim: Uprising

Robert Downey Jr., Avengers: Infinity War

Tom Holland, Avengers: Infinity War


Choice Action Movie Actress

Alicia Vikander, Tomb Raider

Amy Adams, Justice League

Elizabeth Olsen, Avengers: Infinity War

Gal Gadot, Justice League

Scarlett Johansson, Avengers: Infinity War

Zoe Saldana, Avengers: Infinity War


Choice Sci-Fi Movie

Black Panther

Blade Runner 2049


Ready Player One

Thor: Ragnarok


Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actor

Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther

Chris Hemsworth, Thor: Ragnarok

Dwayne Johnson, Rampage

Mark Ruffalo, Thor: Ragnarok

Ryan Gosling, Blade Runner 2049

Tye Sheridan, Ready Player One


Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actress

Danai Gurira, Black Panther

Letitia Wright, Black Panther

Lupita Nyong’o, Black Panther

Naomie Harris, Rampage

Olivia Cooke, Ready Player One

Tessa Thompson, Thor: Ragnarok


Choice Fantasy Movie

A Wrinkle in Time


Peter Rabbit

Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Choice Fantasy Movie Actor

Anthony Gonzalez, Coco

Gael García Bernal, Coco

James Corden, Peter Rabbit

John Boyega, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Mark Hamill, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Oscar Isaac, Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Choice Fantasy Movie Actress

Carrie Fisher, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Mindy Kaling, A Wrinkle in Time

Oprah Winfrey, A Wrinkle in Time

Reese Witherspoon, A Wrinkle in Time

Storm Reid, A Wrinkle in Time


Choice Drama Movie

A Quiet Place

Midnight Sun

Murder on the Orient Express

The Greatest Showman

Truth or Dare



Choice Drama Movie Actor

Hugh Jackman, The Greatest Showman

Jacob Tremblay, Wonder

Leslie Odom Jr., Murder on the Orient Express

Patrick Schwarzenegger, Midnight Sun

Timothée Chalamet, Lady Bird

Zac Efron, The Greatest Showman


Choice Drama Movie Actress

Bella Thorne, Midnight Sun

Daisy Ridley, Murder on the Orient Express

Julia Roberts, Wonder

Lucy Hale, Truth or Dare

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Zendaya, The Greatest Showman


Choice Comedy Movie

Daddy’s Home 2

I Feel Pretty

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Love, Simon


Pitch Perfect 3


Choice Comedy Movie Actor

Dwayne Johnson, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Eugenio Derbez, Overboard

Jack Black, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Kevin Hart, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Mark Wahlberg, Daddy’s Home 2

Will Ferrell, Daddy’s Home 2


Choice Comedy Movie Actress

Amy Schumer, I Feel Pretty

Anna Faris, Overboard

Anna Kendrick, Pitch Perfect 3

Hailee Steinfeld, Pitch Perfect 3

Karen Gillan, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect 3



Choice Drama TV Show


Famous in Love



The Fosters

This is Us


Choice Drama TV Actor

Cole Sprouse, Riverdale

Freddie Highmore, The Good Doctor

Jesse Williams, Grey’s Anatomy

Jussie Smollett, Empire

K.J. Apa, Riverdale

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us


Choice Drama TV Actress

Bella Thorne, Famous in Love

Camila Mendes, Riverdale

Chrissy Metz, This Is Us

Lili Reinhart, Riverdale

Maia Mitchell, The Fosters

Ryan Destiny, Star


Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show


Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Stranger Things


The 100

The Originals


Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor

Bob Morley, The 100

Dominic Sherwood, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Finn Wolfhard, Stranger Things

Gaten Matarazzo, Stranger Things

Joseph Morgan, The Originals

Matthew Daddario, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments


Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress

Eliza Taylor, The 100

Emeraude Toubia, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Katherine McNamara, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Lana Parrilla, Once Upon a Time

Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things

Rose McIver, iZombie


Choice Action TV Show



Lethal Weapon

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


The Flash


Choice Action TV Actor

Chris Wood, Supergirl

Damon Wayans, Lethal Weapon

David Mazouz, Gotham

Grant Gustin, The Flash

Lucas Till, MacGyver

Stephen Amell, Arrow


Choice Action TV Actress

Caity Lotz, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

Candice Patton, The Flash

Chloe Bennet, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Danielle Panabaker, The Flash

Emily Bett Rickards, Arrow

Melissa Benoist, Supergirl


Choice Comedy TV Show


Fuller House

Jane the Virgin

Modern Family

The Big Bang Theory

The Good Place


Choice Comedy TV Actor

Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Elias Harger, Fuller House

Hudson Yang, Fresh Off the Boat

Jaime Camil, Jane the Virgin

Rico Rodriguez, Modern Family


Choice Comedy TV Actress

America Ferrera, Superstore

Candace Cameron Bure, Fuller House

Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Kristen Bell, The Good Place

Sarah Hyland, Modern Family

Yara Shahidi, Black-ish, Grown-ish


Choice Animated TV Show

Bob’s Burgers

Family Guy

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

Rick and Morty

Steven Universe

The Simpsons


Choice Reality TV Show

Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Lip Sync Battle

MasterChef Junior

The Four: Battle for Stardom

The Voice

Total Divas


Choice Throwback TV Show

Dawson’s Creek


Gossip Girl

One Tree Hill

That ’70s Show

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air


Choice TV Personality

Chrissy Teigen, Lip Sync Battle

Derek Hough, World of Dance

DJ Khaled, The Four: Battle for Stardom

Hailey Baldwin, Drop the Mic

Kelly Clarkson, The Voice

Meghan Trainor, The Four: Battle for Stardom



Choice Male Artist

Bruno Mars


Ed Sheeran

Louis Tomlinson

Niall Horan

Shawn Mendes


Choice Female Artist

Ariana Grande

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Demi Lovato

Dua Lipa

Taylor Swift


Choice Music Group

5 Seconds of Summer

Fifth Harmony

Florida Georgia Line

Maroon 5


Why Don’t We


Choice Country Artist

Blake Shelton

Carrie Underwood

Kane Brown

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

Thomas Rhett


Choice Electronic/Dance Artist

Calvin Harris


Martin Garrix

Steve Aoki

The Chainsmokers



Choice Latin Artist

Becky G


Daddy Yankee

J Balvin

Luis Fonsi



Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B

Childish Gambino



Nicki Minaj

Post Malone


Choice Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At the Disco


Portugal. The Man

twenty one pilots

X Ambassadors


Choice Song: Female Artist

Ariana Grande, “No Tears Left To Cry”

Camila Cabello (feat. Young Thug), “Havana”

Demi Lovato, “Sorry Not Sorry”

Dua Lipa, “New Rules”

Halsey, “Bad at Love”

Taylor Swift, “Look What You Made Me Do”


Choice Song: Male Artist

Charlie Puth, “Attention”

Childish Gambino, “This Is America”

Drake, “God’s Plan”

Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”

Justin Timberlake (feat. Chris Stapleton), “Say Something”

Kendrick Lamar (feat. Zacari), “Love.”


Choice Song: Group

5 Seconds of Summer, “Youngblood”

Imagine Dragons, “Whatever It Takes”

Maroon 5, “Wait”

Panic! At the Disco, “Say Amen (Saturday Night)”

Portugal. The Man, “Feel It Still”

Why Don’t We, “Trust Fund Baby”


Choice Collaboration

Bebe Rexha (feat. Florida Georgia Line), “Meant to Be”

Bruno Mars (feat. Cardi B), “Finesse (Remix)”

Taylor Swift (feat. Ed Sheeran & Future), “End Game”

The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar, “Pray for Me” (“Black Panther” soundtrack)

Zac Efron & Zendaya, “Rewrite the Stars” (“The Greatest Showman” soundtrack)

Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”



Choice Comedian

Ellen DeGeneres

James Corden

Jimmy Fallon

Kevin Hart

Lilly Singh

The Dolan Twins


Choice Male Athlete

Adam Rippon

J.J. Watt

LeBron James

Red Gerard

Shaun White

Stephen Curry


Choice Female Athlete

Chloe Kim

Lindsey Vonn

Mikaela Shiffrin

Mirai Nagasu

Serena Williams

U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team