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Teen Choice Awards
Originally posted 08/10/2013 08:00AM
As the one-month anniversary of Cory Monteith's death quickly approaches, Lea Michele continues to reel from the devastating loss.
"Every day is so hard. Just getting up in the morning means remembering that Cory is gone," a source close to Monteith's girlfriend and Glee costar tells PEOPLE. "It's incredibly painful."
Michele, 26, returned to the set of the FOX hit earlier this week, but life without Monteith – who ingested a fatal mixture of alcohol and heroin on July 13 – continues to prove difficult.
Originally posted 07/27/2012 04:30PM
Don't look now Selena Gomez, but Justin Bieber is getting kissy with a new girl.
While backstage at the Teen Choice Awards, the "Boyfriend" singer bumped into Crystal the capuchin monkey and her trainer, Thomas Gunderson, and couldn't help but make eyes at the famous ape, waving and smiling at her before offering up his cheek for a quick peck.
At Gunderson's behest, Crystal eventually went for it – who could blame her? – and lightly licked Bieber's cheek, to his delight.
Originally posted 07/22/2012 10:45PM
It was a night all about choice! The 2012 Teen Choice awards saw surfboards given to fan-chosen actors, actresses and singers. And, of course, they had some choice words and moments of their own Sunday night at Los Angeles's Gibson Amphitheatre. In case you missed the tween-tastic action, here are the highlights:
1. Twilight Gives Back
For once, the Twilight smash franchise wasn't just winning awards – the stars were giving them away!
After Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner picked up their surf boards for their on-screen performances, the leading vampire was feeling rather generous.
"I don't know if I'm allowed to – can I give this to the audience?" Pattinson asked, before handing his summery prize to fans in the audience. Stewart then followed his example and also gave away her award.
Originally posted 07/22/2012 09:15PM
Selena Gomez had multiple reasons to celebrate Sunday night at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards when she took home honors for her band, Selena Gomez & the Scene.
The pop star, who turned 20 Sunday, was serenaded by the crowd of thousands (which included some of the most talented teen-friendly singers, including Taylor Swift) gathered at Los Angeles's Gibson Amphitheatre as she was presented with yet another birthday treat: sparkler-topped Sprinkles cupcakes. Of course the b-day sweetie shared with the audience!
Originally posted 07/22/2012 11:00AM
It's finally time for the Teen Choice Awards!
While you're working on your best and worst-dressed lists for the show, stir up this mocktail and share with friends.
Brooke Parkhurst and James Briscione, the husband-wife duo behind newlywed kitchen guide Just Married and Cooking, created a tween-friendly recipe with a kick and a full day's supply of Vitamin C.
Plus, the fresh ginger, mint and seltzer make this concoction taste like a good-for-you champagne cocktail ... without the calories. Says Parkhurst: "It's great to make ahead for any TV viewing party – the longer you let this mixture chill out in the fridge, the more the flavors will improve."
Originally posted 07/20/2012 07:00PM
What do Justin Bieber, Scotty McCreery and Demi Lovato have in common – aside from the fact they're all nominated at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards?
They're all under the legal drinking age of 21.
In the spirit of Sunday's awards show, which airs live on Fox at 8 p.m. (EST), PEOPLE.com has a cocktail (ahem, mocktail) recipe you can serve up your teens, too, as you root on Bieber, 18, McCreery, 18, Lovato, 19, and all the other talented kids.
Originally posted 08/08/2011 11:15AM
They're the teenage power couple of the moment, and Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez seemed to prove that their moment's far from up at Sunday night's 2011 Teen Choice Awards.
Hushing tabloid rumors that they were breaking up, Bieber, 17, and Gomez, 19, showed a united front from the front row of the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif.
Although both stars arrived solo, the two sat next to each other for the show after Gomez rocked the stage with her band – Selena Gomez & the Scene – to sing "Love You Like a Love Song."
Originally posted 08/08/2011 08:00AM
Unable to suppress a smile that lasted throughout Sunday's 2011 Teen Choice Awards, Sean Kingston walked his first red carpet since his near-fatal jet ski accident in May.
After two separate brushes with death, the Jamaican-American rapper knows he's lucky to be alive, but more important to him are the lessons he's learned.
"Basically, I learned that in life anything can happen and you have to count your blessings and worship God, and believe in God," Kingston, 21, tells PEOPLE. "And know that anything can happen, so you have to be cautious about what you do."
Originally posted 08/08/2010 09:00PM
Sandra Bullock didn't walk the blue carpet at the Teen Choice Awards, but that doesn't mean she wasn't there.
The actress, 46, surprised the crowd at L.A.'s Universal Amphitheater on Sunday, when she accepted the award for choice movie actress in a drama for her Oscar-winning role in The Blind Side.
Bullock – dressed in a gray top, black leather pants and high heels – came on stage and thanked cheering fans. "I don't know if you should bring attention to this. Some things are better left unsaid. It's been awhile since I was a teen," she said. "I'm so blessed and lucky. The Blind Side – I got to meet so many good people, so many good lessons I took away from it."
Originally posted 08/10/2009 08:30AM
The vampire drama Twilight drove a stake through the 11th annual Teen Choice 2009 awards on Sunday, winning 11 trophies in a ceremony also notable for its celebration of musical acts new and not-so-new.
Audience members thirsting for a glimpse of the Twilight stars were not disappointed, as the film won best drama as well as acting awards for leads Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart and supporting stars Cam Gigandet, Ashley Greene and Taylor Lautner.
Pattinson was also named Choice Male Hottie. "I really appreciate it. I have to say, the hottest teens of the year are Twilight fans!" he told the crowd during the taped event, which airs Monday night on FOX. Choice Female Hottie went to Megan Fox, star of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
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