Teen Choice Awards 2012: Brunette bombshells! Selena Gomez and Lea Michele show off their enviable legs

Brunette bombshells! Selena Gomez and Lea Michele show off their enviable legs at the Teen Choice Awards

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09:13 GMT, 23 July 2012

Some of the biggest stars in the entertainment industry dolled up tonight for the Teen Choice Awards.

And the teen idols were led by Selena Gomez who was pretty in pink, sporting a slinky Dsquared2 magenta dress.

The singer and actress was celebrating her 20th birthday by spending the evening at the bash.

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Pins on parade: Selena Gomez (L) and Lea Michele both showed off their enviable legs at the Teen Choice Awards

Pins on parade: Selena Gomez (L) and Lea Michele both showed off their enviable legs at the Teen Choice Awards

Pins on parade: Selena Gomez (L) and Lea Michele both showed off their enviable legs at the Teen Choice Awards

Glee’s Lea Michele followed suit and shimmered in a shiny silver dress, showing off her enviable legs.

The fitted frock clung to the 25-year-old’s slender frame and she sported matching platform pumps.

The structured dress boasted a rose
petal effect which made for an arresting sight as Lea struck a series of
poses upon her arrival.

Following suit: As Lea shimmered in silver, Nina Dobrev revealed her figure in a split teal dress

Following suit: As Lea shimmered in silver, Nina Dobrev revealed her figure in a split teal dress

Following suit: As Lea shimmered in silver, Nina Dobrev revealed her figure in a split teal dress

Pretty in pink: Selena Gomez looked stunning in her slinky pink dress and cream sandals while her beau Justin Bieber kept things casual

Pretty in pink: Selena Gomez looked stunning in her slinky pink dress and cream sandals while her beau Justin Bieber kept things casual

Pretty in pink: Selena Gomez looked stunning in her slinky Dsquared2 dress and cream sandals while her beau Justin Bieber kept things casual

Sister act: Kendall (L) Jenner went for gothic glamour while Kylie opted for a short and sweet dress

Sister act: Kendall (L) Jenner went for gothic glamour while Kylie opted for a short and sweet dress

Vampire
Diaries star Nina Dobrev also sported a strapless creation for the
awards bash and revealed her pins.

The
actress, 23, donned a strapless teal dress which had a very racy split
up one side, teaming the frock with gold strappy sandals.

Both of the brunette bombshells left
their flowing chestnut tresses loose for their glamorous evening looks,
although Nina also braided a couple of skinny plaits into her hair.

Futuristic frock: Demi Lovato, who is hosting the awards show, looked stunning in canary and silver

Futuristic frock: Demi Lovato, who is hosting the awards show, looked stunning in canary and silver

Futuristic frock: Demi Lovato, who is hosting the awards show, looked stunning in canary and silver

Nice and naughty: Taylor Swift (L) chose a Grecian style dress while Nikki Reed took the plunge in black

Nice and naughty: Taylor Swift (L) chose a Grecian style dress while Nikki Reed took the plunge in black

Nice and naughty: Taylor Swift (L) chose a Grecian style dress while Nikki Reed took the plunge in black

Shady ladies: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi looked loved up and both sported sunglasses to the bash

Shady ladies: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi looked loved up and both sported sunglasses to the bash

Lea is up for Choice TV actress in
the comedy category, while Nina is hoping to scoop the same award in the
fantasy/sci fi section.

While the girls let their stunning looks turn heads on the red carpet, other stars had to opt for more creative approaches.

Weeds star Justin Kirk arrived with an adorable monkey casually perched on his shoulder.

Demi
Lovato, who is hosting the show, looked fantastic in a futuristic
patterned dress in canary and silver hues which also boasted a feather
trim.

Prom princesses: Hayden Panettiere (L) sparkled in a pink frock and matching shoes while Zooey Deschanel chose cobalt blue

Prom princesses: Hayden Panettiere (L) sparkled in a pink frock and matching shoes while Zooey Deschanel chose cobalt blue

Prom princesses: Hayden Panettiere (L) sparkled in a pink frock and matching shoes while Zooey Deschanel chose cobalt blue

Monkeying around: Weeds star Justin Kirk certainly turned heads when he arrived with a monkey on his shoulder

Monkeying around: Weeds star Justin Kirk certainly turned heads when he arrived with a monkey on his shoulder

Wild things: Victoria Justice (L) made for an arresting sight in leopard print as Ashley Benson was racy in lace

Wild things: Victoria Justice (L) made for an arresting sight in leopard print as Ashley Benson was racy in lace

Wild things: Victoria Justice (L) made for an arresting sight in leopard print as Ashley Benson was racy in lace

Pop stars: (L-R) Carly Rae Jepsen, Rebecca Black and JoJo all strutted their stuff on the red carpet

Pop stars: (L-R) Carly Rae Jepsen, Rebecca Black and JoJo all strutted their stuff on the red carpet

Pop stars: (L-R) Carly Rae Jepsen, Rebecca Black and JoJo all strutted their stuff on the red carpet

Pop stars: (L-R) Carly Rae Jepsen, Rebecca Black and JoJo all strutted their stuff on the red carpet

Meanwhile her co-host Kevin McHale teamed a monochrome shirt with camouflage trousers.

Taylor Swift appeared to have been inspired by Grecian goddesses for her look and showed up in a floaty cream number.

Hayden Panettiere and Zooey Deschanel
both looked like they were going to prom in their pretty dress, with
the Nashville actress in glittering pink and the New Girl star in cobalt
blue.

Together again: (L-R) Tom Dumont, Adrian Young, Gwen Stefani and musician Tony Ashwin Kanal arrived ahead of their performance

Together again: (L-R) Tom Dumont, Adrian Young, Gwen Stefani and musician Tony Ashwin Kanal arrived ahead of their performance

Short and sweet: Jordin Sparks (L) and Miranda Cosgrove also decided to show off their slender pins

Short and sweet: Jordin Sparks (L) and Miranda Cosgrove also decided to show off their slender pins

Short and sweet: Jordin Sparks (L) and Miranda Cosgrove also decided to show off their slender pins

Party people: (L-R) New Girl star Hannah Simone, Jonas LA's Chelsea Kane and Dance Moms coach Abby Lee Miller

Party people: (L-R) New Girl star Hannah Simone, Jonas LA's Chelsea Kane and Dance Moms coach Abby Lee Miller

Party people: (L-R) New Girl star Hannah Simone, Jonas LA's Chelsea Kane and Dance Moms coach Abby Lee Miller

Party people: (L-R) New Girl star Hannah Simone, Jonas LA's Chelsea Kane and Dance Moms coach Abby Lee Miller

Sister, sister: Child stars Tia (L) and Tamera Mowry showed off their different styles and Tamera rubbed her baby bump

Sister, sister: Child stars Tia (L) and Tamera Mowry showed off their different styles and Tamera rubbed her baby bump

Sister, sister: Child stars Tia (L) and Tamera Mowry showed off their different styles and Tamera rubbed her baby bump

Candy-coloured and sparkles were popular on the vivid pink carpet, but the ladylike vibe that's permeated the last season was evident, too.

British rose Cat Deeley shone with a simple look, all sleek hair and pastel lips.

Zoe Saldana and Troian Bellisario were pretty in cocktail dresses in grown-up hues.

British rose: Cat Deeley looked pretty as she beamed at fans and photographers

British rose: Cat Deeley looked pretty as she beamed at fans and photographers

Elegant: Troian Bellisario and opted for ladylike gowns in delicate hues

Elegant: Troian Bellisario and opted for ladylike gowns in delicate hues

Elegant: Zoe Saldana and Troian Bellisario both opted for ladylike gowns in delicate hues

Bieber's broads: Justin posed with Portia De Rossi and Ellen Degeneres in the LA sunshine

Bieber's broads: Justin posed with Portia De Rossi and Ellen Degeneres in the LA sunshine

Actresses Lucy Hales and Shay Mitchell were fruity in orange and yellow mini dresses respectively.

Justin Bieber stuck to khaki and enjoyed hobnobbing with stars like Portia De Rossi and Ellen Degeneres.

Zac Efron also went with an army green, and looked like he wanted to get straight away on his surf board trophy.

Prep team: Lea Michele tweeted a photo which showed her glamorous getting ready process

Prep team: Lea Michele tweeted a photo which showed her glamorous getting ready process

Tangy: Shay Mitchell were edible in orange and yellow minidresses

Tangy: Shay Mitchell were edible in orange and yellow minidresses

Tangy: Actresses Lucy Hale and Shay Mitchell were edible in orange and yellow minidresses

Everybody's surfing now: Zac Efron looked happy with his award

Everybody's surfing now: Zac Efron looked happy with his award

Jersey Shore's Pauly D stuck to his guido boy uniform of black T-shirt jeans and chain.

Ashley Rickards embraced the current, and youth friendly, trend for neon in a figure-hugging dress.

While Bella Thorne dazzled in shimming nude tones.

A bit of shimmer: and Cat Deeley shone as brightly as the sun

A bit of shimmer: and Cat Deeley shone as brightly as the sun

A bit of shimmer: Lea Michelle and Cat Deeley shone as brightly as the sun in their shiny items, though Lea's look was more successful

Jersey Shore uniform: Pauly D stuck to his usual attire for the big event

Jersey Shore uniform: Pauly D stuck to his usual attire for the big event

Best foot forward: and Bella Thorne looked lovely in their fitted outfits

Best foot forward: and Bella Thorne looked lovely in their fitted outfits

Best foot forward: Ashley Rickards and Bella Thorne looked lovely in their fitted outfits

Surfer dudess: Taylor looks like she knows her way around a board

Surfer dudess: Taylor looks like she knows her way around a board

Debby Ryan and Spencer Boldman

Having a ball: and Ariana Grande were along to join in the fun, too

Having a ball: Debby Ryan and Spencer Boldman and Ariana Grande were along to join in the fun, too

The Teen Choice Awards 2012: THE WINNERS

MOVIES

Ultimate Choice: KristenStewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

Choice Movie, Romance: Twilight, Breaking Dawn, Part One

Choice Movie Actor, Drama: Zac Efron

Choice Movie Actor, Romance: Zac Efron

Choice Movie Actress, Romance: Kristen Stewart

Choice Movie Drama: The Lucky One

Choice Movie, Comedy: 21 Jump Street

Choice Movie Actress, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Jennifer Lawrence

Choice Movie Actor, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Josh Hutcherson

Choice Summer Female Movie Star: Kristen Stewart

Choice Summer Male Movie Star: Chris Hemsworth

Choice Male Scene Stealer: Liam Hemsworth

Choice Villain: Alexander Ludwig

Choice Actress, Comedy: Emma Stone

Choice Actress Drama: Emma Stone

Choice Breakout In a Movie: Rihanna

Choice Hissy Fit: Charlize Theron

Choice Movie of the Summer, Comedy or Music: Katy Perry’s Part Of Me

Choice Movie Romance: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1

Choice Movie Actress, Romance: Kristen Stewart

MUSIC

Choice Female Artist: Taylor Swift

Choice Male Artist: Justin Bieber

Choice Female Country Artist: Taylor Swift

Choice Single by a Female Artist: Taylor Swift – Eyes Open

Choice Country song: Taylor Swift – Sparks Fly

Choice Movie Voice: Taylor Swift as Audrey (The Lorax)

Choice Music Group: Selena Gomez and the Scene

Choice Summer Male Music Star: Justin Bieber

Choice Summer Female Music Star: Demi Lovato

Choice Breakup Song: Payphone by Maroon 5

Choice Breakout Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen

Choice Summer Song: Carly Rae Jepsen- Call Me Maybe

Choice Summer Music Star Group: One Direction

Choice Music Breakout Group: One Direction

Choice Love Song: One Direction, What Makes You Beautiful

TELEVISION

Choice TV Show, Sci Fi/Fantasy: The Vampire Diaries

Choice TV Show, Drama: Pretty Little Liars

Choice TV Show, Comedy: Glee

Choice TV Actor, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Ian Somerhalder

Choice TV Actress, Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Nina Dobrev

Choice TV Actor, Drama: Ian Harding

Choice TV Actress, Drama: Lucy Hale

Choice TV Male Scene Stealer: Michael Trevino

Choice TV Female Scene Stealer: Candice Accola

Choice TV Actor Action: Adam Rodriguez

Choice TV Actress, Comedy: Lea Michele

Choice TV Actor, Comedy: Chris Colfer

Choice Summer TV Star Male: Tyler Posey

Choice Summer TV Star Female: Troian Bellisario

Choice TV Breakout Star Female: Hannah Simone

Choice TV Reality Star: Pauly D

OTHER

Choice Hotties: Miley Cyrus & Ian Somerhalder

Choice Comedian: Ellen DeGeneres

Choice Web Star: Sophia Grace & Rosie

Acuvue Inspire Award: Miranda Cosgrove

Choice Male Fashion Icon: Justin Bieber

VIDEO: Stars sing Happy Birthday to Selena Gomez at the Teen Choice Awards

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VIDEO: Highlights of the Teen Choice Awards 2012

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