Columbia Records and 20th Century FOX present the 1st Annual 2011 GLEE THE MUSIC AWARDS hosted by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton. The awards will take place LIVE Tuesday, May 31 at 8pm ET on via LiveStream and will feature a special appearance from Glee├óΓé¼Γäós very own Jacob Ben-Israel a.k.a. “Jew-Fro”!

The nominees highlight the breakout performances of Glee Season 2. To date over 29 million Glee songs have been digitally downloaded, with over 10 million albums sold worldwide. Glee scored three consecutive #1 releases with Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers, Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna and Glee: The Music, Journey To Regionals. The RIAA has certified Glee: The Music, Volume 1 Platinum (sales in excess of 1 million units) as well as Glee: The Music, Volume 2, Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers and Glee: The Music, Volume 4 Gold (sales in excess of 500,000 units). Glee made history last month by selling an astounding 964,000 tracks in one week. Glee: The Music, Volume 6 the final installment of music for Glee Season 2 is out Monday, May 23 while the season finale airs Tuesday, May 24 at 9pm on FOX.

Fans can vote on the nominees and submit their very own Glee performance video for the chance to win the BEST FAN VIDEO award at The winner of the BEST FAN VIDEO will be chosen by Perez Hilton and announced during the May 31 LiveStream.

The nominees for the 2011 GLEE THE MUSIC AWARDS are:

Song of the Season
Forget You
I Feel Pretty / Unpretty
Light Up The World
Loser Like Me
Teenage Dream

Best Original Song
Get It Right
Light Up The World
Loser Like Me
Trouty Mouth

Best Solo Female
Ain’t No Way (Mercedes)
I Follow Rivers (Tina)
I’m a Slave 4 U (Brittany)
Jar of Hearts (Rachel)
Songbird (Santana)

Best Solo Male
Baby (Sam)
Fat Bottomed Girls (Puck)
I Want To Hold Your Hand (Kurt)
Isn’t She Lovely (Artie)
Sway (Will)

Best Duet
I Feel Pretty / Unpretty (Rachel & Quinn)
Lucky (Sam & Quinn)
Need You Now (Rachel & Puck)
Pretending (Rachel & Finn)
Telephone (Rachel & Sunshine)

Best Medley
I Feel Pretty / Unpretty
Singing In The Rain / Umbrella
Start Me Up / Living On A Prayer
Stop In The Name Of Love / Free Your Mind
Thriller / Heads Will Roll

Best Warblers Song
Bills, Bills, Bills
Raise Your Glass
Somewhere Only We Know
Teenage Dream

Best Guest Performance
Forget You (Holly Holiday)
Listen (Sunshine Corazon)
Ohio (Doris Sylvester)
Turning Tables (Holly Holiday)
What Ever Happened To Saturday Night? (Carl Howell)

Album of the Season
Glee: The Music, The Rocky Horror Glee Show
Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album
Glee: The Music, Volume 4
Glee: The Music, Volume 5
Glee: The Music Presents the Warblers
Glee: The Music, Volume 6

May 20, 2011 4:20pm PDT