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Watch No Doubt’s First Live TV Performance In Forever: ‘Settle Down’ at Teen Choice Awards

Here’s a scary thought: some of the teenagers who submitted their votes to the Teen Choice Awards this year were two years old the same year No Doubt released their last album, Rock Steady. But if you tuned into the fan-voted award ceremony last night, it’d be hard to tell exactly what year it was anyway. The band whose first album in over a decade, Push and Shove, arrives September 25 gave a performance that made it look like no time has passed between now and the last time they had new music for us, back in 2001, and fans in the audience screamed as if they had just rocked out to “Spiderwebs” at their junior prom.

No Doubt have done a significant amount of playing since they wrapped their Rock Steady tour in 2003. including a Beatles tribute show at the Kennedy Center in 2010 and Neil Young’s annual two-day Bridge School Benefit in 2009. They also teamed up with Paramore in 2009 for a massive U.S. tour meant to spark ideas for a new album.

A lot of the Teen Choice Awards themselves went to Taylor Swift, who unsurprisingly racked up the most surfboards of the night, including Choice Movie Voice (as Audrey in The Lorax), Choice Female Artist, Choice Single by a Female Artist (“Eyes Open,” from the Hunger Games soundtrack), Choice Female Country Artist, and Choice Country Song (“Sparks Fly”). Justin Bieber also predictably reeled in a bounty of his own, including Choice Male Artist, Choice Male Summer Music Star, Choice Single by a Male Artist (“Boyfriend,” obviously), and Choice Male Fashion Icon.

Watch No Doubt’s flawless (though decidedly dekotora truckless) performance of single “Settle Down”:

Teen Choice Awards 2012 Music Awards:
Choice Male Artist: Justin Bieber
Choice Female Artist: Taylor Swift
Choice Music Group: Selena Gomez & The Scene
Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song: “Starships,” Nicki Minaj
Choice Rock Group: Fun
Choice Rock Song: “Paradise,” Coldplay
Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist: David Guetta
Choice Single by a Group: “We Are Young,” fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
Choice Single by a Female Artist: “Eyes Open,” Taylor Swift
Choice Single by a Male Artist: “Boyfriend,” Justin Bieber
Choice Male Country Artist: Hunter Hayes
Choice Female Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Choice Country Song: “Sparks Fly,” Taylor Swift
Choice Country Group: Lady Antebellum
Choice Summer Song: “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen
Choice Love Song: “What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction
Choice Break-Up Song: “Payphone,” Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa
Choice Summer Music Star: Female: Demi Lovato
Choice Summer Music Star: Male: Justin Bieber
Choice Summer Music Star: Group: One Direction
Choice Music: Breakout Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen
Choice Music: Breakout Group: One Direction