Do Something Awards Held Aug. 19; "Glee," Lea Michele, Neil Patrick Harris, Andrew Garfield Among Nominees
By Michael Gioia
The 2012 Do Something Awards, which honor the nation's "best, young world-changers," are presented Aug. 19 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. "Glee" stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith as well as Broadway favorite Neil Patrick Harris are among the nominees.
The 2012 ceremony, which will be broadcast Aug. 21 at 9 PM ET on VH1, is hosted by Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris, who co-star in the Fox comedy "New Girl." The evening includes musical performances, and one "do-er" will receive a grand prize of $100,000 for his or her cause.
Among the nominees are "Glee" and "Modern Family" for TV Show; Michele, Zooey Deschanel and Betty White for Female TV Star; Monteith, Harris, Ryan Seacrest, Don Cheadle and Ian Somerhalder for Male TV Star; Anne Hathaway and Scarlett Johansson for Female Movie Star; Andrew Garfield and Channing Tatum for Male Movie Star; Adam Lambert and Taylor Swift for Music Artist; Ellen DeGeneres and Russell Brand for Comedian; and Somerhalder, Kristen Bell and Lady Gaga for Twitter accounts.
The 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.
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