Hosted by New Girl Funnymen Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris, the Awards will air on VH1 Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00pm EST
DoSomething.org and VH1 announced that Flo Rida and fun. will perform as part of the star-studded 2012 Do Something Awards (#DSAwards) along with celebrity presenters Ashley Greene and Jordin Sparks. Hosted by the hilarious New Girl star Jake Johnson, Emmy-nominated Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris, the ceremony will honor and celebrate the nation’s best young world-changers who represent the pivotal “do-ers” in their field, cause or issue.
Celebrities Kristen Bell, Ben Affleck, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Richie, Neil Patrick Harris, Channing Tatum, Emma Stone, and many more have been nominated in a variety of categories from ‘Do Something Movie Star’ to ‘Do Something Couple’ for all they have done to inspire young people. Many will be on hand to accept and present the awards at the show which will air Tuesday, August 21, 2011 at 9:00pm EST on VH1. The polls are open and people can place their votes by visiting: http://www.vh1.com/shows/events/do_something_awards/2012/categories.jhtml.
In addition to honoring celebrities for their work to inspire others, and a night filled with great musical performances, one young “do-er” (age 25 and under) will receive a grand prize of $100,000 for their cause. This is the largest and most prestigious prize in the world for young people and social change.
This year’s five nominees have gone above and beyond to make a difference addressing important issues ranging from educating the youth of Honduras, helping the Ethiopian Sudanese community, advocating for foster children, mobilizing creative healing while encouraging creative development and raising awareness of the global water crisis. All nominees will be rewarded with a $10,000 community grant and continued support from DoSomething.org. Nominees include Manyang Reath Kher, Meg Bourne, Danny Mendoza, Katia Gomez, and Seth Maxwell.
The 2012 Do Something Awards is presented by L’Oréal Paris, State Farm®, jcpenney, MIKE AND IKE® candy and Office Depot.
So HollywoodLifers, Are you excited for the big show? We can’t wait!