Held to recognize the most charitable people, places and events over the past year, the winners of the 2011 Do Something Awards were crowned in Los Angeles, California on Sunday night (August 14).
With "Glee" actress Jane Lynch tending to hosting duties for the second straight year, big winners announced during the swanky ceremony included Olivia Wilde as Do Something Movie Star, Justin Bieber as Do Something Music Artist and David Beckham as Do Something Athlete.
Where can you find Justin Bieber, "Glee," Prince William and Kate Middleton, and Austin, Texas, all on the same awards ballot? At the 2011 Do Something Awards. The polls for this year’s Do Something Awards are open and it’s time to show some love for celebrities, young people and cities that are positively impacting their communities.
Oklahoma country music stars Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton have received a Do Something Award nomination for their pair of home state charity concerts that raised $500,000 for tornado relief efforts in Tushka.
In addition, the hit NBC reality TV show “The Voice,” which features Shelton as one of its four superstar coaches and included McEntire among its first-season celebrity advisers, has been nominated for a Do Something Award.
Nominations have just been revealed for the 2011 Do Something Awards, celebrating those who have worked toward and have inspired social change. Revealed Monday, nominees include Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Joe Jonas, Chris Rock, Adam Lambert, The Voice, Whale Wars and Glee.
"This is the largest and most prestigious prize in the world for young people and social change," VH1 and Do Something.Org reported Monday.
DoSomething.org has announced the official voting period for the 2011 Do Something Awards opens today July 11, 2011 at 9am ET at DoSomething.VH1.com and extends through August 14, 2011 9am ET. Fans now have the opportunity to vote for their favorite celebrities who do great work and who inspire young people to do great work too.
With the numerous celebrity gossip sites dishing daily on which celeb have gone wrong, it is refreshing to find that occasional story of a celeb gone good.
But for every story of a celeb doing something good for the world, you have to wonder, "Is this just for show or is this for real?"
Linkin Park, known for their music mash-ups, has found the perfect combo: fantastic music and saving the world. The band that earned its reputation by remixing their rocker tunes with rapper Jay Z’s lyrics is mixing up their charity "Music for Life" by offering you a chance to partake AND meet the band.