‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Riverdale’ Win Teen Choice Awards; Miley Cyrus Is a No-Show
Wonder Woman, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Riverdale were big winners at the Teen Choice Awards at the Galen Center in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Wonder Woman was named Choice Action Movie and its stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine won for Choice Action Movie Actress and Actor.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 won the prize for Choice Sci-Fi Movie and its leads Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana earned the accolades for Choice Sci-Fi Actor and Actress.
Beauty and the Beast earned the title of Choice Fantasy Movie and its stars Emma Watson and Luke Evans took home the Choice Fantasy Actress honor and Choice Movie Villain award.
Selected as Choice Summer Movie was Spider-Man: Homecoming and its stars Tom Holland and Zendaya won for Choice Summer Movie Actor and Actress.
Dwayne Johnson scored the Choice Fantasy Actor prize and Auli’i Cravalho earned the Choice Breakout Movie Star honor for their vocal performances in Moana.
The Choice Comedy Movie award went to Finding Dory and its star Ellen DeGeneres won for Choice Comedy Movie Actress. DeGeneres also took home the award for Choice TV Personality for hosting The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Baywatch‘s Zac Efron was voted Choice Comedy Movie Actor.
Riverdale was chosen as Choice Drama TV Show and Choice Breakout TV Show, while cast member Cole Sprouse grabbed the honor for Choice Drama TV actor and his co-star Lili Reinhart won for Choice Breakout TV Star.
Teen Wolf won for Choice Summer TV Show, Choice Summer TV Actor for Tyler Posey and Choice Summer TV Actress for Holland Roden.
Voted Choice Male Artist and Choice Rock Artist was Harry Styles, while Ariana Grande won for Choice Female Artist and Choice Summer Tour, and Fifth Harmony won for Choice Music Group, Choice Summer Group and Choice Song Group for “Down.”
Bruno Mars was presented with the Visionary Award and Maroon 5 accepted the Decade Award, however Miley Cyrus missed the chance to pick up her Ultimate Choice Award.
“I am beyond bummed I couldn’t make it to the show as I had every intention of being there to accept and celebrate this honor! I created an unrealistic schedule for myself which leads me to this announcement! I’ve been tryin to keep the secret but I can’t hide it any longer! My new single / music video #YoungerNow will be dropping this Friday , Aug 18th & I am sooooooo EXCITED to share it with all of you!” Cyrus wrote in an Instagram post.
The ceremony aired on FOX.
To my dearest fans & all of those watching @teenchoicefox ! I want to say thank you from the very bottom of my heart for presenting me with #TheUltimateChoiceAward ! I am beyond bummed I couldn’t make it to the show as I had every intention of being there to accept and celebrate this honor! I created an unrealistic schedule for myself which leads me to this announcement! I’ve been tryin to keep the secret but I can’t hide it any longer! My new single / music video #YoungerNow will be dropping this Friday , Aug 18th & I am sooooooo EXCITED to share it with all of you! I hope to always make people smile and shine light thru my work! I look forward to making music for the rest of my life and I’m thankful everyday for those who listen! I am sending so much love and peace into the world right now because THATS what we need most! Love Love & more LOVE! ❤️💙💚💛💜❤️💙💚💛💜
By Karen Butler
Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.