Young fans get their chance to choose at Teen Choice Awards

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From sports stars to YouTube sensations, few forms of pop entertainment will go unrecognized at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards.

The two-hour show will be broadcast live from the Galen Center in Los Angeles by Fox beginning 8 p.m. EDT. The 17th edition of the annual awards will be hosted by the trio of Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges, Gina Rodriguez and Josh Peck.

Scheduled to appear are Jack Black, Ellen DeGeneres and Josh Hutcherson. Performances will include cast members of the Fox series "Empire," 5 Seconds of Summer and Little Mix.

Top nominees include Taylor Swift, One Direction, "Pitch Perfect 2" and "Empire."

Last year's Teen Choice Awards were dominated by One Direction and "The Fault in Our Stars."