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‘Empire,’ ‘Vampire Diaries’ & ‘Insurgent’ Among 2015 Teen Choice Awards Nominees

“The Vampire Diaries,” “Pretty Little Liars” and “Furious 7” lead the 2015 Teen Choice Awards nominees with five noms each. “Insurgent,” “Pitch Perfect 2,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1,” “Avengers” and “Empire” are also making a big splash with four nominations at this year’s awards show.

The first wave of nominees were released this week, thanks to more than 500,000 fans heading to Twitter to unlock the nominations. Continued voting for more categories is now open on TeenChoice.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with fans able to vote once each day per category on the website, or by posting to social media with a category-specific hashtag (see below) with their nominees’ names until June 26.

Additional nominees, plus the host, performers and presenters, will be announced later.

The Teen Choice Awards, which celebrates pop culture icons in TV, film, music, sports, fashion, comedy and the Web, airs live at 8 p.m. Aug. 16.

Here’s the full list of the first wave of nominees:

MOVIES

Choice Movie: Action/Adventure (#ChoiceActionMovie)
“Furious 7”
“Insurgent”
“Kingsman: The Secret Service”
“San Andreas”
“The Maze Runner”
“Tracers”

Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure (#ChoiceActionMovieActor)
Vin Diesel – “Furious 7”
Ansel Elgort – “Insurgent”
Theo James – “Insurgent”
Taylor Lautner – “Tracers”
Dylan O’Brien – “The Maze Runner”
Paul Walker – “Furious 7”

Choice Movie Actress: Action/Adventure (#ChoiceActionMovieActress)
Jordana Brewster – “Furious 7”
Alexandra Daddario – “San Andreas”
Maggie Grace – “Taken 3”
Michelle Rodriguez – “Furious 7”
Kaya Scodelario – “The Maze Runner”
Shailene Woodley – “Insurgent”

Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiMovie)
“Avengers: Age of Ultron”
“Cinderella”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”
“Tomorrowland”

Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiMovieActor)
George Clooney – “Tomorrowland”
Robert Downey, Jr. – “Avengers: Age of Ultron”
Chris Hemsworth –  “Avengers: Age of Ultron”
Liam Hemsworth – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”
Josh Hutcherson – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”
Channing Tatum – “Jupiter Ascending”

Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiMovieActress)
Mackenzie Foy – “Interstellar”
Lily James – “Cinderella”
Scarlett Johansson – “Avengers: Age of Ultron”
Mila Kunis – “Jupiter Ascending”
Jennifer Lawrence – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”
Britt Robertson – “Tomorrowland”

Choice Movie: Drama (#ChoiceDramaMovie)
“Fury”
“If I Stay”
“McFarland, USA”
“The Age of Adaline”
“The Longest Ride”
“The Theory of Everything”

Choice Movie Actor: Drama (#ChoiceDramaMovieActor)
Scott Eastwood –“The Longest Ride”
James Franco – “True Story”
Chris Hemsworth – “Blackhat”
Jonah Hill – “True Story”
Logan Lerman – “Fury”
Eddie Redmayne – “The Theory of Everything”

Choice Movie Actress: Drama (#ChoiceDramaMovieActress)
Felicity Jones – “True Story” / “The Theory of Everything”
Blake Lively – “The Age of Adaline”
Chloë Grace Moretz – “If I Stay”
Britt Robertson – “The Longest Ride”
Kristen Stewart – “Still Alice”
Reese Witherspoon – “Wild”

Choice Movie: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyMovie)
“Aloha”
“Dumb and Dumber To”
“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”
“Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2”
“Pitch Perfect 2”
“The Duff”

Choice Movie Actor: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyMovieActor)
Robbie Amell – “The Duff”
Skylar Astin – “Pitch Perfect 2”
Jim Carrey – “Dumb and Dumber To”
Bradley Cooper – “Aloha”
Kevin James – “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2”
Ben Stiller – “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyMovieActress)
Anna Kendrick – “Pitch Perfect 2”
Raini Rodriguez – “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2”
Emma Stone – “Aloha”
Mae Whitman – “The Duff”
Rebel Wilson – “Pitch Perfect 2”
Reese Witherspoon – “Hot Pursuit”

TELEVISION

Choice TV Show: Drama (#ChoiceDramaTVShow)
“Castle”
“Empire”
“Grey’s Anatomy”
“Nashville”
“Pretty Little Liars”
“The Fosters”

Choice TV Actor: Drama (#ChoiceDramaTVActor)
Keegan Allen – “Pretty Little Liars”
Jake T. Austin – “The Fosters”
Nathan Fillion – “Castle”
Ian Harding – “Pretty Little Liars”
Terrence Howard – “Empire”
Jussie Smollett – “Empire”

Choice TV Actress: Drama (#ChoiceDramaTVActress)
Lucy Hale – “Pretty Little Liars”
Taraji P. Henson – “Empire”
Maia Mitchell – “The Fosters”
Shay Mitchell – “Pretty Little Liars”
Hayden Panettiere – “Nashville”
Kerry Washington – “Scandal”

Choice TV Show: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiTVShow)
“Arrow”
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
“Once Upon a Time”
“Sleepy Hollow”
“The 100”
“The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiTVActor)
Stephen Amell – “Arrow”
Joseph Morgan – “The Originals”
Bob Morley – “The 100”
Jared Padalecki – “Supernatural”
Ian Somerhalder – “The Vampire Diaries”
Paul Wesley – “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (#ChoiceSciFiTVActress)
Candice Accola – “The Vampire Diaries”
Nina Dobrev – “The Vampire Diaries”
Jennifer Morrison – “Once Upon A Time”
Danielle Panabaker – “The Flash”
Emily Bett Rickards – “Arrow”
Eliza Taylor – “The 100”

Choice TV Show: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyTVShow)
“Austin & Ally”
“Awkward”
“Girl Meets World”
“New Girl”
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Young & Hungry”

Choice TV Actor: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyTVActor)
Anthony Anderson – “Black-ish”
Jaime Camil – “Jane The Virgin”
Chris Colfer – “Glee”
Ross Lynch – “Austin & Ally”
Jim Parsons – “The Big Bang Theory”
Andy Samberg – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

Choice TV Actress: Comedy (#ChoiceComedyTVActress)
Dove Cameron – “Liv and Maddie”
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting – “The Big Bang Theory”
Lea Michele – “Glee”
Emily Osment – “Young & Hungry”
Gina Rodriguez – “Jane the Virgin”
Zendaya- “K.C. Undercover”

Choice TV: Animated Show (#ChoiceAnimatedTVShow)
“Adventure Time”
“Family Guy”
“Gravity Falls”
“Regular Show”
“Star Wars Rebels”
“The Simpsons”

Choice TV: Reality Show (#ChoiceRealityTVShow)
“American Idol XIV”
“Dance Moms”
“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”
“Lip Sync Battle”
“Masterchef Junior”
“The Voice”

MUSIC

Choice Male Artist (#ChoiceMaleArtist)
Jason Derulo
Nick Jonas
Shawn Mendes
Pitbull
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith

Choice Female Artist (#ChoiceFemaleArtist)
Iggy Azalea
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group: Male (#ChoiceMusicGroupMale)
5 Seconds of Summer
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction
OneRepublic

Choice Music Group: Female (#ChoiceMusicGroupFemale)
Cimorelli
Fifth Harmony
Haim
Icona Pop
Little Mix
The Barden Bellas

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist (#ChoiceRBHipHopArtist)
Iggy Azalea
Drake
Wiz Khalifa
Nicki Minaj
The Weeknd
Kanye West

Choice Country Artist (#ChoiceCountryArtist)
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Hunter Hayes
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
Carrie Underwood

Choice Song: Female Artist (#ChoiceSongFemaleArtist)
Kelly Clarkson – “Heartbeat Song”
Ariana Grande – “One Last Time”
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj – “Bang Bang”
Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea – “Pretty Girls”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”

Choice Song: Male Artist (#ChoiceSongMaleArtist)
Nick Jonas – “Jealous”
Shawn Mendes – “Stitches”
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Skrillex and Diplo featuring Justin Bieber – “Where Are Ü Now”
Sam Smith – “Lay Me Down”

Choice Song: Group (#ChoiceSongGroup)
5 Seconds of Summer – “What I Like About You”
Echosmith – “Cool Kids”
Fall Out Boy – “Centuries”
Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink –“Worth It”
Maroon 5 – “Sugar”
One Direction – “Steal My Girl”

OTHER

Choice Female Hottie (#ChoiceFemaleHottie)
Miley Cyrus
Cara Delevingne
Fifth Harmony
Selena Gomez
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Choice Male Hottie (#ChoiceMaleHottie)
5 Seconds of Summer
Justin Bieber
Ryan Guzman
Austin Mahone
Zayn Malik
One Direction

Choice Comedian (#ChoiceComedian)
Ellen DeGeneres
Jimmy Fallon
Kevin Hart
Jimmy Kimmel
George Lopez
Amy Schumer

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