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Kathy Griffin hoists the trophy she won as the Do Something Comedian at the VH1 Do Something Awards on July 19 at the Hollywood Palladium. Griffin won for her “Smear Campaign” to raise awareness about cervical cancer and for speaking out against the military “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“American Idol” judge Randy Jackson pops into the booth. The show was nominated for Do Something TV Show because of its Idol Gives Back event. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Jessalyn Gilsig, left, and Jayma Mays saw their show “Glee” win the Do Something TV Show award. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Pete Wentz , wearing a shirt honoring Nate Henn, who was killed in a bombing in Uganda July 11 while working for the organization Invisible Children, holds a trophy but can’t keep it -- he lost out to the Jonas Brothers for Do Something Music Artist. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Alyssa Milano won the Do Something on Twitter award for using her account on the microblogging site to encourage donations to Charity: Water. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Simon Helberg of “The Big Bang Theory.” (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“America Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi(Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Olympic gold-medal-winning snowboarder Hannah Teter won as Do Something Athlete for selling products to provide water to a village in Kenya and to support Doctors Without Borders. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“White Collar” star Matt Bomer presented Christina Applegate with the Do Something Kick Ass for Survival award. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“Sonny With a Chance” star Demi Lovato. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“Community” actress Gillian Jacobs(Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Actress Holly Robinson Peete was a presenter. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“The Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Snoop Dogg, who won the Do Something for Kids award, hangs with Deion Sanders. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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The ceremony didn’t just honor do-gooder celebrities -- the main Do Something Award is for a young person who works for social change. Winner Jessica Posner, 23, hoists the trophy amid her fellow nominees, from left, Jacqueline Murekatete, 25, Mark Rembert, 25, Micaela Connery, 23, and Wilfredo Perez Jr., 23. Posner won for co-founding Shining Hope for Communities to combat gender inequity in Kibera, an impoverished area of Nairobi, Kenya. Through the Kibera School for Girls (the area’s first free school) and Shining Hope Community Center, Posner has helped more than 5,700 people gain education and employment. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Bruno Mars sang at the ceremony. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Lifehouse performed. They are, from left, Ben Carey, Bryce Soderberg Jason Wade and Rick Woolstenhulme. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Actress Mira Sorvino. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Joe Jonas and his bandmate brothers won the Do Something Music Artist award. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“Hung” star Thomas Jane. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Kellan Lutz won the Do Something for the Animals award. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Jane Lynch hosted the ceremony, and her show “Glee” won an award. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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