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One Direction among the nominees for the Social Star Awards Photo by: Google Images

One Direction, “Harry Potter” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” nominated for Social Star Awards

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One Direction among the nominees for the Social Star Awards Photo by: Google Images

One Direction, “Harry Potter” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” are among those nominated for the Social Star Awards, set to take place on May 23 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Jeremy Piven is to co-host the Social Star Awards with Jessica Alba. The pair will helm the inaugural ceremony at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, which will recognize the most popular celebrities in social media. Karen Mosley, Executive Director of Entertainment at Marina Bay Sands, said: "The Social Star Awards will redefine awards shows as we know. The night is set to dazzle crowds in person and online as Jessica Alba and Jeremy Piven take us through the evolution of social media deeming it to be a powerful influencer in today's day and age."

Other nominees include Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, PSY and Rihanna who are all up for Most Popular Music Solo Artist, while Jackie Chan, Justin Timberlake, Selena Gomez and Will Smith will battle it out in the Most Popular Actor category.

The biggest award of the night is The Almighty prize which will be presented to the most popular person in social media.

Performances at the ceremony will come from Aerosmith, Cee Lo Green, PSY and Carly Rae Jepsen among others.

The Social Star Awards take place on May 23 and will be live streamed on YouTube.
 
Social Star Awards full list of nominees:
 
MOST POPULAR MUSIC SOLO ARTIST:
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
PSY
Rihanna
 
MOST POPULAR MUSIC GROUP:
Linkin Park
LMFAO
Maroon 5
One Direction
 
MOST POPULAR FILM:
'Harry Potter'
'Shrek'
'Titanic'
'Twilight'
 
MOST POPULAR TV SHOW:
'Ellen DeGeneres Show'
'Mr Bean'
'The Simpsons'
'X Factor (Global)'
 
MOST POPULAR SOCIAL SHOW:
'Jenna Marbles'
'Smosh'
'Toby Turner'
'PewdiePie'
 
MOST POPULAR ACTOR:
Jackie Chan
Justin Timberlake
Selena Gomez
Will Smith
 
MOST POPULAR SPORTS TEAM:
Chelsea FC
FC Barcelona
Manchester Utd
Real Madrid
 
MOST POPULAR SPORTS PERSON:
Cristiano Ronaldo
David Beckham
Lionel Messi
Ricardo Kaka
 
MOST POPULAR GAME:
'Angry Birds'
'Candy Crush Saga'
'League of Legends'
'Texas Hold'em Poker'
 
MOST POPULAR BRAND:
Blackberry
Coca Cola
Samsung (Mobile)
Walt Disney
 
THE ALMIGHTY
Announced on the night

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