Stars and young “world-changers” were celebrated in Santa Monica on Sunday night at the Do Something Awards, which honour under-25s who are trying to make a difference. The award has been around since 2007 (when it was called the Brick award) and is given annually to up to five young people, while do-gooding celebs also get a shout out.
On Sunday night stars including cancer survivor Giuliana Rancic (who won for best style) gathered on the blue carpet to watch the show, which featured performances from Ne-Yo, Flo Rida and Fun. and which was hosted by “New Girl” stars Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris.
Winners included Joel McHale for best comedian, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon for best couple and Ben Affleck and The Eastern Congo Initiative for best Facebook campaign.
The winners and nominees:
Manyang Reath Kher – Humanity Helping Sudan
Danny Mendoza – Together We Rise
WINNER: Katie Gomez – Educate2Envision
Seth Maxwell – The Thirst Project
Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi
Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan-Tatum
Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert
WINNER: Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
WINNER: Ben Affleck & The Eastern Congo Initiative
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Lenny Kravitz & UNICEF Tap Project
Matt Damon & ToiletDay.org “Talk Sh*t” Campaign
Nicki Minaj & Ricky Martin