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Monday, July 11, 2011

Nominees Announced for Do Something Awards - Voting Open for Fans

Nominees Announced for Do Something Awards - Voting Open for Fans

Winners to be announced at the taping on Sunday, August 14th at the 2011 Do Something Awards hosted by Jane Lynch airing on VH1 Thursday, August 18th

NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ is thrilled to announce the official voting period for the 2011 Do Something Awards opens today July 11, 2011 at 9:00 AM EDT at 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 "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

The 2011 Do Something Awards nominees include the following:

Do Something Movie Do Something
Star: Comedian:
Kristen Bell Russell Brand
Orlando Bloom Will Ferrell
Josh Duhamel Kathy Griffin
Scarlett Johansson Chelsea Handler
Daniel Radcliffe George Lopez
Olivia Wilde Chris Rock

Do Something
Do Something TV Show: Athlete:
Glee David Beckham
Modern Family Jeff Gordon
Pretty Little Liars Bethany Hamilton
One Tree Hill Rafael Nadal
True Blood Ryan Sheckler

Do Something Music Do Something TV
Artist: Star:
Justin Bieber Paula Abdul
Nick Jonas Randy Jackson
Lady Gaga Eva Longoria
Adam Lambert Demi Lovato
Linkin Park AnnaLynne McCord
The Black Eyed Peas Ian Somerhalder

Do Something
Do Something Style: Couple:
Jimmy Fallon &
Tyra Banks Stephen Colbert
Elton John & David
Nigel Barker Furnish
Khloe Kardashian &
Gisele Bundchen Lamar Odom
Ashton Kutcher &
Fergie Demi Moore
Prince William &
Christy Turlington Duchess Catherine

Do Something Charity Do Something
Song: Reality TV Show:
"Born This Way" Lady America's Best
Gaga Dance Crew
"God Bless America" Extreme Makeover
Beyonce Home Edition
"Make A Wave" Demi
Lovato & Joe Jonas The Buried Life
"Sing" My Chemical
Romance The Voice
"Thank You" CeeLo
Green Whale Wars

Do Something Twitter: Do Something City:
Sophia Bush Austin, TX
Ashley Greene Boston, MA
Kim Kardashian Chicago, IL
Ashton Kutcher New York, NY
Eva Longoria San Francisco, CA

Do Something Docu-
Do Something Festival: Style:
Austin City Limits Precious Life
Bonnaroo Race to Nowhere
Coachella The Lottery
JazzReggae Festival The Tillman Story
Waiting for
Lollapalooza Superman

Do Something Facebook:
93 Dollar Club
Robin Hood Foundation (Lady Gaga
Livestrong Chalkbot
Joplin, MO Tornado Recovery

Do Something Concert:
CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends:
Live From the Gulf Coast Featuring Kenny
Chesney & The Zac Brown Band
Kokua For Japan Benefit Concert Featuring
Willie Nelson & Jack Johnson
Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief
Concert Featuring Keith Urban & Alan
Oklahoma Tornado Relief Concert Featuring
Reba McEntire & Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift's Speak Now Tour to Benefit
Tornado Victims

Final 5 "Do-er" finalists eligible for
the $100,000 prize are:
Taryn Guerrero Davis from Buda, Texas of
the American Widow Project
David Schwartz from Providence, Rhode
Island of The Real Food Challenge
Sarah Cronk from Bettendorf, Iowa of the
Sparkle Effect
Adam Lowy from Neptune, New Jersey of
Move for Hunger
Mark Kabban from San Diego, California of
Youth Leaders Living Actively (YALLA)

About is one of the largest organizations in the US that helps young people rock causes they care about. By leveraging the web, television, mobile, and pop culture, inspires, empowers and celebrates a generation of doers: young people who recognize the need to do something, believe in their ability to get it done, and then take action. Plug in at Follow us on Twitter @DoSomething. For more information visit: or follow updates on the Do Something Awards on Twitter by searching hashtag #dsawards, the official hashtag of the Do Something Awards.

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