JUL 11 2011
VOTING OPEN FOR FANS
Winners to be announced at the taping on Sunday, August 14th at the 2011 Do Something Awards hosted by Jane Lynch airing on VH1 Thursday, August 18th
New York, NY (JULY 11, 2011) – DoSomething.org is thrilled to announce the official voting period for the 2011 Do Something Awards opens today July 11, 2011 at 9:00 AM EST at DoSomething.VH1.com and extends through August 14, 2011 9 AM EST. 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.
In addition to announcing the celebrity winners, one young “do-er” (age 25 and under) will be receiving a grand prize of $100,000 for their cause. This is the largest and most prestigious prize in the world for young people and social change. “This is not your grandma’s award show,” says Nancy Lublin, the CEO and Chief Old Person of DoSomething.org. “There will be no violins and no ballgowns.”
The 2011 Do Something Awards will be hosted by Jane Lynch (Glee) at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and will air on Thursday, August 18th 2011 at 9PM EST on VH1 where the winners will be announced.
This year’s VH1 Do Something Awards are executive produced by Michael Dempsey for Dempsey Productions and Lee Rolontz for VH1. Nancy Lublin and Naomi Hirabayashi oversee the awards show for DoSomething.org.
Adam has been nominated for the “Do Something Music Artist” award, show your support and vote for him here! And don’t forget to tune in Thursday, August 18th at 9PM ET on VH1 to see who wins!