Franco, Mahone, Simpson also earn honors
Gomez will receive two awards, for fan favorite album and most anticipated tour. Franco will receive the fan favorite award, Mahone will be honored for breakout artist, Simpson for role model and Thorne as the one to watch.
Previously, Lucy Hale, Tatiana Maslany and Kelly Osbourne, Kit Harington, Liam James and AnnaSophia Robb were named in the first set of honorees for the Santa Monica event, which will be broadcast for the first time on the CW on Aug. 1.
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