Monday, July 23, 2012
– Taylor Swift was a big winner at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards, taking five awards, in Universal City.
Swift took home five surfboards, including Choice Female Artist and Choice Female Country Artist, Choice Country Song (Sparks Fly), Choice Single By a Female Artist for Eyes Open (her contribution to the "Hunger Games" soundtrack) and Choice Movie Voice, for her role as Audrey in "Dr. Suess' The Lorax."
Fans voted on the awards.
"This is a really, really huge award, and I'm so excited, and I just feel so honored that I get to have you guys in my life," said Swift, whose career total Teen Choice awards now numbers 20. "I'm so happy right now, thank you so much. And thank you to Teen Choice for giving teens a chance to vote for something, because I love getting these."
Hunter Hayes won the Choice Male Country Artist Award, marking his first ever award win for his self-titled debut album. This is unbelievable, said Hayes. He added, So stoked to win my first award and to know it was FAN voted makes it so much more awesome!! The fans are awesome. Thank you guys! Thank you so much! WE DID IT!!!
Lady Antebellum won the Country Group award.