Swift will receive the inaugural Icon Award
Ten-time Grammy Award-winning global superstar Taylor Swift will be honored at Teen Choice 2019 with the first-ever Icon Award. The star-studded two-hour live event airs, for the first time in Teen Choice history, from Hermosa Beach, CA, on Sunday, August 11th from 8-10 pm ET live/PT tape-delayed on FOX.
As one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with more than 50 million albums sold, Taylor Swift is a pop culture icon whose accolades and achievements go beyond topping music charts and selling out stadiums worldwide. Swift is also one of today’s biggest social influencers, using her voice and platform to inspire and create positive change.
Actress, producer, singer and seven-time Teen Choice winner Lucy Hale will host Teen Choice 2019, with digital star and TV personality David Dobrik serving as co-host.
Additionally, Grammy Award-nominated band OneRepublic will perform their single, “Rescue Me,” along with a medley of other hit songs. Multi-platinum pop/R&B sensation Bazzi will perform his summer anthem, “Paradise;” TrailerTrap artist Blanco Brown will perform his chart-topping song, “The Git Up;” pop singer Mabel will perform her hit single, “Don’t Call Me Up;” and Jordan McGraw, with special guest Sarah Hyland, will debut “Met At A Party.” Latin pop boy band CNCO and U.K. pop singer and Teen Choice nominee HRVY will perform, as well. Fans also should expect a special appearance by rapper Lil Nas X.
The Jonas Brothers will receive the Decade Award at Teen Choice 2019. Celebrities scheduled to appear at the all-star event include Avengers: Endgame star and Teen Choice nominee Robert Downey Jr., Choice Action TV Actress nominee and L.A.’s Finest star Jessica Alba, singer Madison Beer, Good Trouble star and Choice Drama TV Actress nominee Maia Mitchell, singer/songwriter Lauren Jauregui, Marvel’s Runaways actor Gregg Sulkin, Choice Action TV Actor nominee and The Flash star Grant Gustin, ten-year-old skateboarder Sky Brown, Teen Choice nominee and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star Noah Centineo, Fuller House actress Candace Cameron Bure and Fuller House executive producer John Stamos.
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