TEEN CHOICE AWARDS 2016

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Crazy…busy…amazing…fun…describes the Utalk crew’s time on the “teal” carpet for this years awards held at the LA Forum.

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Positioned in between 102.7 KIIS FM and Radio Disney on the carpet we had a great spot to grab some interviews, catch up with some friends, make some new ones and even be part of an opening music video sequence with Flo Rida Did you catch us giving high 5’s on the left side of the screen?

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Our friend actress Candace Cameron Bure stopped by to say hi. It was great to see her hit show Fuller House win the Choice TV Award for comedy. Even more exciting was Candace winning for comedy actress. Congrats Candace!

Watch for her interview and others from the show to be posted on our YouTube channel (Utalk Radio) soon. We’re bummed we couldn’t interview stars like Chris Pratt, John Cena (co-host of the awards this year), John Stamos, Jason Derulo, and Jessica Alba. They all walked by us but didn’t have time to stop and chat.

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Back stage rising stars Keke Palmer and Maia Mitchell played around with The Sims 4 and had their Sims Avatars created in the green room.

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Pretty Little Liars cleaned up when it came to awards. They won for TV Drama, Drama Actor, Actress, Villian and Scene Stealer. In case you missed seeing who won, here’s a partial list from this year’s awards show.

TV:
Choice TV Show: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Once Upon a Time
Choice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Grant Gustin, The Flash
Choice TV Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Lana Parrilla, Once Upon a Time
Choice TV Villain
Janel Parrish, Pretty Little Liars
Choice TV: Scene Stealer
Sasha Pieterse, Pretty Little Liars
Movie:
Choice Movie: Action/Adventure
Deadpool

Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure
Dylan O’Brien, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Choice Movie Actress: Action/Adventure
Shailene Woodley, The Divergent Series: Allegiant
Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Captain America: Civil War
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Chris Evans, Captain America: Civil War
Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Music:
Choice Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Choice Female Artist
Selena Gomez
Choice Music Group
One Direction
Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist
Beyoncé
Choice Country Artist
Carrie Underwood
Choice Country Song
Brad Paisley feat. Demi Lovato, “Without a Fight”
Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song
Drake, “One Dance” (feat. Wizkid & Kyla)
Choice Rock Song
5 Seconds of Summer, “Jet Black Heart”
Choice Love Song
One Direction, “Perfect”
Choice Break-Up Song
Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself”
Choice Party Song
DNCE, “Cake by the Ocean”

Web/Digital:
Choice Web Star: Female
Lilly Singh (“IISuperwomanII”)
Choice Web Star: Male
Dolan Twins
Choice Web Star: Comedy
Lilly Singh (“IISuperwomanII”)
Choice Web Star: Music
Christina Grimmie
Choice Comedian
Ellen DeGeneres
Choice Selfie Taker
Ariana Grande

Don’t miss the Teen Choice Awards Sun 8/7c on Fox

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This year’s show is going to be huge!  Victoria Justice and “new Pokemon” John Cena will be hosting the awards to honor the year’s biggest achievements in music, movies, sports, television, fashion, and more, voted by teen viewers. Plus this year Teen Choice and Rock the Vote have partnered to inspire teens to weigh in on who should be the next President.

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Celebs scheduled to attend include Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Jennifer Garner, Lea Michele, Sarah Hyland, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchell, Ne-Yo, Daisy Ridley, and lots more.

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There’ll be lots of performances including flo Rida, Charlie Puth and Serayah.

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Five time NBA Champ Kobe Bryant will be presenting Justin Timberlake with the decade award.

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Captain America: Civil War and Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens are both up for leading movie. Pretty Little Liars and The Vampire Diaries are up for leading TV show. While Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber are up for leading singers.

Did you vote for your faves?

Invite some friends over Sunday night to hang out and watch the awards. And don’t forget to let us know your fave part of the show.

When Will It End?

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The 49 victims range in age from 18 to 50. Those killed included a barista, an accountant, a recent high school grad and a pharmacy technician. While different in many ways, they all have one thing in common: their lives were cut short in the deadliest mass shooting in the US history.

Social media, TV and radio shows have been filled with comments from celebrities

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Lady Gaga said, “This is an attack on everyone. Tonight I gather humbly with you, as a human being in peace and sincerity, in commitment, in solidarity, to take a real moment and mourn the tragic loss of these innocent, beautiful people.”

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Nick Jonas commented, “My father, a minister from New Jersey , shaped my view that love is love and we are all equal. And that no matter who you are, where you’re from, or where you’re going in your life, you have the right to love and be loved.”

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Late night host Jimmy Fallon responded, “Maybe there’s a lesson from all this – a lesson in tolerance. We need to support each other’s differences and worry less about our own opinions. Get back to debate and away from believing or supporting the idea that if someone doesn’t live the way you want them to live, you just buy a gun and kill them.”

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The cause of this kind of violence is a complex issue. There’re no easy solutions. But there is one significant factor that’s at the core of this issue – respect. It’s a quality seriously lacking in today’s society.

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So what’s respect?

It means valuing each others points of views, accepting people as they are and being polite and kind to others. It means not dissing people because they’re different than you. It means not gossiping about people or spreading lies. We are a society desperately lacking respect for each other.

We all crave respect no matter who we are. But it’s tough to respect others if you don’t respect yourself. When you come to grips with this idea, you’ll start valuing yourself and others.

Don’t let anyone define you and don’t be what others want you to be.

Remember, we’re all created in the image of God. And we’re all people worth loving and respecting.