Miley Cyrus and Maroon 5 to receive special honors at Teen Choice Awards
Miley is already walking away a winner
Miley Cyrus has already won 18 Teen Choice Awards over the years, and this year the performer is getting something special. FOX announced this week that Cyrus will accept the show’s highest honor, the Ultimate Choice Award, for her involvement in Teen Choice for more than a decade. Cyrus is one of six artists/performers in Teen Choice history to be honored with this award, and she is nominated for four additional Teen Choice awards this year. The two-hour event airs LIVE Sunday, Aug. 13 on FOX.
FOX also confirmed that the cast from the Teen Choice-nominated FOX show STAR (Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny (nominated individually for Choice Breakout TV Star) and Brittany O’Grady) will also perform the world premiere of “Ain’t Thinkin Bout You,” from the show’s upcoming second season. Kaitlin Olson, star of FOX’s The Mick; and Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, stars of FOX’s new comedy, Ghosted, are also set to appear at the event. Fans of singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes, singer/songwriter Camila Cabello, actor/writer Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick”) and YouTube star Liza Koshy should also tune-into the event to see their favorites on-stage.
As previously announced, performances include Louis Tomlinson and Bebe Rexha; Clean Bandit with Zara Larsson; an opening number featuring KYLE, Lil Yachty and Rita Ora; hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd; and French Montana, featuring Swae Lee with Uganda’s Triplets Ghetto Kids.
Maroon 5 will be honored at with the Decade Award this year, the award celebrates the band’s evolution over the past 10 years. With five multi-Platinum studio albums, the band has become one of the top touring acts in popular music. Opening this year’s event will be California rapper KYLE, who will perform his 3x-Platinum single, “iSpy,” alongside Lil Yachty, who will then perform his new single, “Forever Young.” Rita Ora will close the performance with her hit single, “Your Song.” Hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd will perform “Black Beatles” and French Montana will perform his hit single, “Unforgettable,” featuring Swae Lee, with Uganda’s Triplets Ghetto Kids. As previously announced,
Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” star and TEEN CHOICE nominee Zendaya, “Stranger Things’” Millie Bobby Brown, “Wonder Woman’s” Gal Gadot, “Teen Wolf’s” Tyler Hoechlin, “The Flash’s” Grant Gustin, “Supergirl’s” Melissa Benoist, actress Olivia Munn, actress/singer Bella Thorne, “13 Reasons Why” star Katherine Langford, Choice Dancer nominee Maddie Ziegler, singer/songwriter Grace Vanderwaal and DJ and music producer Marshmello are scheduled to appear at the star-studded event, joining previously announced celebrities Chris Pratt, Janel Parrish, Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, The Dolan Twins, the cast of “Riverdale,” Hudson Yang, Yara Shahidi and Victoria Justice.