Vampire Diaries tipped for Teen Choice success
The Vampire Diaries leads the way at this year's Teen Choice Awards.
Nominations for FOX's annual ceremony were announced today, with the popular US TV show earning six nods.
Vampire Diaries hunk Ian Somerhalder is up for Choice Actor in a Sci-Fi Show, while his co-star and real-life girlfriend Nina Dobrev will compete in the female equivalent.
Nina faces fierce competition from another leading actress in a bloodsucking series as Anna Paquin has also been named in the category.
American Idol has garnered an impressive five nominations.
Judge Jennifer Lopez has been recognised in the Choice TV Female Personality section. She is up against fellow reality show stars including Christina Aguilera, Tyra Banks and Jessica Simpson.
Steven Tyler is in the running for Choice TV Male Personality, while American Idol also appears in the Choice TV Reality Competition Show section.
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber has also received five nominations. These include Choice Male Artist, Fashion Icon, and Choice Single by a Male Artist for Boyfriend.
Justin joins Ryan Gosling, Liam Hemsworth, Robert Pattinson and Ian Somerhalder in the Choice Male Hottie section.
Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Kate Upton have been named in the Choice Female Hottie category.
The Hunger Games also did well - with Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence both picking up nominations for their performances.
The blockbuster will battle it out against The Avengers, Mirror, Mirror, Wrath of the Titans and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, to be named Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy.
Fans aged between 13 and 19 can vote for once each day per category on the official Teen Choice Awards website.
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