Katy Perry to Host and Perform at the 2010 'Teen Choice' Awards

The young-adult awards show will air on August 9 on Fox.
Katy Perry will host the 2010 Teen Choice Awards
Katy Perry will host the 2010 Teen Choice Awards
Pop sensation and multi-platinum recording artist Katy Perry is set to host Teen Choice 2010 airing Monday, Aug. 9 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Fox. The Grammy-nominated artist will also perform during the 12th annual special that celebrates the year's hottest teen icons in film, television, music, sports and fashion.

Teen Choice 2010 will award the coveted Teen Choice Surfboard awards to the year's coolest stars in categories such as Choice TV Villain, Choice Scene Stealer and the newest entry, Choice Country Music Artist. A co-host, nominees, presenters and additional performers will be announced soon.

Singer-songwriter Katy Perry has gone from internet music sensation to bona fide international star in just two years. Her multi-platinum debut album, "One of the Boys," generated four hit singles: "I Kissed A Girl," "Hot N Cold," "Thinking Of You" and "Waking Up In Vegas." This August, the Grammy-nominated artist will release her next album, "Teenage Dream," which features "California Gurls," the fastest-rising single to Top 10 radio in more than four years.

In addition to selling five million albums worldwide, the Santa Barbara, CA-born Perry has appeared on the covers of dozens of publications, including Seventeen, Cosmopolitan and Glamour. She also served as a guest judge at the auditions on the most recent season of American Idol. Perry was voted Best New Artist in 2008 by readers of Rolling Stone and Best New Act at the 2008 Europe Music Awards. More recently, she was named one of People's "Most Beautiful People," one of Entertainment Weekly's "Entertainers of the Year," one of Esquire's "Women We Love" and No. 1 on Maxim's 2010 "Hot 100" list.

Teen Choice 2010 is executive-produced by Bob Bain (Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards) and Michael Burg. Paul Flattery serves as producer, Kelly Brock is co-producer and Gregory Sills serves as supervising producer.

Teen Choice Awards episode 12.1, "The 12th Annual Teen Choice Awards"



Sources: Fox Television

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