Nick Jonas, Justin Bieber, Adam Lambert, The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga and Linkin Park have been nominated for Do Something Music Artist for the upcoming Do Something Awards.
DoSomething.org is have announced the official voting period for the 2011 Do Something Awards Voting opens July 11, 2011 at 9:00 AM EDT at DoSomething.VH1.com and extends through August 14, 2011 9 AM EDT. Fans now have the opportunity to vote for their favorite celebrities who do great work and who inspire young people to do great work too.
In addition to announcing the celebrity winners, one young “do-er” (age 25 and under) will be receiving a grand prize of $100,000 for their cause. This is the largest and most prestigious prize in the world for young people and social change. “This is not your grandma’s award show,” says Nancy Lublin, the CEO and Chief Old Person of DoSomething.org. “There will be no violins and no ballgowns.”
The 2011 Do Something Awards will be hosted by Jane Lynch (Glee) at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and will air on Thursday, August 18th 2011 at 9PM EDT on VH1 where the winners will be announced.
This year’s VH1 Do Something Awards are executive produced by Michael Dempsey for Dempsey Productions and Lee Rolontz for VH1. Nancy Lublin and Naomi Hirabayashi oversee the awards show for DoSomething.org.
Other music nominations include:
Beyonce- God Bless America
Lady Gaga-Born This Way
Thank You- Cee Lo Green
Make A Wave- Demi Lovato & Joe Jonas
Sing- My Chemical Romance
CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live From the Gulf Coast (July 11, 2010)
Taylor Swift’s Speak Now Tour to Benefit Tornado Victims
Oklahoma Tornado Relief Concert (May 26, 2011)
Kokua For Japan Benefit (April 10, 2011)
Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert (May 12, 2011)
Austin City Limits
The TV show The Voice was nominated for Best Reality Show. Paula Abdul was nominated for TV Star.
Additional announcements regarding celebrity attendees and contest finalists will be forthcoming.
For more information on the awards and complete list of nominations , please visit: http://www.vh1.com/shows/events/do_something_awards/2011