2012 Do Something Awards: A Complete Look

Posted Monday August 20, 2012 12:12 AM GMT

Held to recognize the most charitable people, places and events over the past year, the winners of the 2012 Do Something Awards were crowned in Santa Monica, California on Sunday (August 19).

With "New Girl" co-stars Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson and Lamorne Morris tending to hosting duties, big winners brought onstage to receive their silver shoe trophies during the swanky ceremony included Lea Michele and Cory Monteith as Do Something Female and Male TV Stars, Will.i.am as Do Something Music Artist and Hope Solo as Do Something Athlete.

Meanwhile, the grand prize winner receiving a $100,000 grant for her cause ended up being Katie Gomez, as her work on Educate2Envision ended up besting still-commendable fellow nominees Manyang Reath Kher (Humanity Helping Sudan), Meg Bourne (Art Feeds), Danny Mendoza (Together We Rise) and Seth Maxwell (The Thirst Project).

With the show set to air on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 9/8c on VH1, the 2012 Do Something Awards features a star-studded lineup of presenters including Will Ferrell, Ashley Greene, Kelly Osbourne, Olivia Munn and Ben Affleck while Flo Rida, fun., and Kids These Days all grace the stage as performers.

With a Do Something '50 Shades of Green' parody from Kathy Griffin and a preview of One Direction gag band Zeko Direction, as well as tons of exclusive photos found below, the rundown of 2012 Do Something Awards winners revealed thus far is as follows:

The Do Something Award
Manyang Reath Kher – Humanity Helping Sudan
Meg Bourne – Art Feeds
Danny Mendoza – Together We Rise
WINNER: Katie Gomez – Educate2Envision
Seth Maxwell – The Thirst Project

Athlete
Cristiano Ronaldo
LeBron James
Tim Tebow
Serena Williams
WINNER: Hope Solo

Comedian
Ellen DeGeneres
Russell Brand
Wanda Sykes
WINNER: Joel McHale
Kevin Hart

Couple
Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi
Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan-Tatum
Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert
WINNER: Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Jay-Z & Beyonce

Facebook
Selena Gomez & UNICEF
WINNER: Ben Affleck & The Eastern Congo Initiative
Taylor Swift Takes High School Senior With Leukemia To ACM Awards
Lenny Kravitz & UNICEF Tap Project
Matt Damon & ToiletDay.org “Talk Sh*t” Campaign

Music Artist
Adam Lambert
Shakira
WINNER: Will.I.Am
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
One Direction

Style
Nicki Minaj & Ricky Martin
Heidi Klum
WINNER: Giuliana Rancic
Nicole Richie
Cindy Crawford

TV Star: Female
WINNER: Lea Michele
Amy Poehler
Zooey Deschanel
Betty White
Victoria Justice

TV Star: Male
Ian Somerhalder
WINNER: Cory Monteith
Don Cheadle
Neil Patrick Harris
Ryan Seacrest





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