The Teen Choice Awards 2018 are nearly here.
The famous awards ceremony, which features teenagers deciding who wins the categories, returns this weekend, with the iconic surfboard award in tow.
This year could be one of Marvel with Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther totally dominating the movie categories.
On the TV side, CW hit show Riverdale looks to be the one to beat with multiple nominations for its stars including Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart.
Here is all you need to know about the Teen Choice Awards 2018 including when the ceremony is on, who is hosting it and who are the nominees.
The Teen Choice Awards 2018 show will take place at The Forum in California this weekend [Chris Pratt pictured winning an award at last year’s ceremony]
What are the Teen Choice Awards?
Teen Choice Awards is an annual awards show airing on Fox network in the US. The ceremony celebrates the year in industries as wide-ranging as film, TV, music, modelling, social media and dance.
The winners are selected by viewers who live in the US and are over the age of 13. Voting is carried out through social media sites such as Twitter and Instagram. The awards show has been running every year since 1999.
When are the Teen Choice Awards 2018?
The Teen Choice Awards 2018 will air on Sunday, August 12 at 8/7c live on Fox. The awards ceremony is taking place at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
Who are the Teen Choice Awards 2018 hosts?
Actor and comedian Nick Cannon is hosting the awards ceremony. He previously hosted in 2007 alongside Hilary Duff.
This year, Cannon is co-hosting with YouTube sensation Lele Pons, who has become a social media influencer with over 25 million Instagram followers and named one of the 30 most Influential People on the Internet by TIME in 2017.
Who are the Teen Choice Awards 2018 nominees?
The list of nominees was released in two waves. The first presented a film and TV-heavy list featuring categories such as Choice Action Movie, Choice Action Movie Actors and Actresses and similar categories for TV.
Big-hitters such as Avengers: Infinity War and its troupe of actors like Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Zoe Saldana and Scarlett Johansson feature prominently in the nominations. The film ultimately led all categories with seven categories in total.
TV shows such as Empire, This is Us and Riverdale all scored nods in the Choice Drama TV show category, as did their actors and actresses, with everyone from Riverdale’s Cole Sprouse to This Is Us star Chrissy Metz getting nods.
In total, Riverdale dominated the TV side of things, featuring in seven categories.
The first wave also featured music categories such as Choice Male and Female Artists, which include some of the biggest hitmakers of 2018 including Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Cardi B and Demi Lovato.
The second wave included categories such as Choice Pop Song, Choice Country Song, Choice International Artist and TV and film categories such as Choice TV and Movie Villains.
Meghan Markle is even among the nominees, being shortlisted for the Teen Choice Style Icon, where she will be going up against Harry Styles.
See the full list of nominations here.
Who are the Teen Choice Awards performers?
Five performers have been confirmed for Teen Choice Awards 2018. These are All About That Bass singer Meghan Trainor, Location songwriter Khalid, Easy Love hitmaker Lauv, I’m A Mess singer Bebe Rexha and The Four season 1 winner Evvie McKinney.
How to get Teen Choice Awards 2018 tickets
Tickets are still available for the Teen Choice Awards 2018. They can be purchased from the Teen Choice Awards page on the Fox website or Ticketmaster.
What celebrities are going to the Teen Choice Awards 2018?
It has been reported that Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will be attending the awards, as will Zac Efron, Pitch Perfect’s Anna Kendrick and ex-One Direction member Louis Tomlinson.
The cast of Riverdale is also set be in attendance.
Singer Noah Cyrus, and the Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little Liars stars Nina Dobrev and Lucy Hale will also be making an appearance.