The Weeknd Dominates People’s Choice Awards Nominations

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The nominations for the 2016 People’s Choice Awards were announced Tuesday, November 3rd. The 65 categories range from film and television to music, social media and activism.

First time nominee The Weeknd leads with five nominations, including “Favorite Male Artist” and “Favorite Album” for Beauty Behind the Madness. No surprise there with the success The Weeknd has had this year. Beauty Behind the Madness debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 at the end of August 2015. Taylor Swift follows just slightly behind with four nominations.

Shonda Rhimes’ also had an impressive slate with all three of her shows- Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder– getting nominations. Grey’s Anatomy even takes the title for the most nominated show with six noms including “Favorite TV Show.”

In the movie categories, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominates with seven nominations. The film is nominated for “Favorite Movie” along with Furious 7, Inside Out, Jurassic World, and Pitch Perfect 2.

Fans can cast their votes until December 3. The 2016 People’s Choice Awards will air live on January 6, 2016 on CBS with host Jane Lynch.

Check out the full list of nominees below.


Favorite Movie

“Avengers: Age of Ultron”
“Furious 7″
“Inside Out”
“Jurassic World”
“Pitch Perfect 2″

Favorite Movie Actor

Channing Tatum
Chris Pratt
Johnny Depp
Robert Downey Jr.
Will Smith

Favorite Movie Actress

Anne Hathaway
Melissa McCarthy
Meryl Streep
Sandra Bullock
Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Action Movie

“Avengers: Age of Ultron”
“The Divergent Series: Insurgent”
“Furious 7″
“Jurassic World”
“Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”

Favorite Action Movie Actor

Chris Hemsworth
Chris Pratt
Dwayne Johnson
Robert Downey Jr.
Vin Diesel

Favorite Action Movie Actress

Charlize Theron
Emily Blunt
Michelle Rodriguez
Scarlett Johansson
Shailene Woodley

Favorite Animated Movie Voice

Adam Sandler (“Hotel Transylvania 2″)
Amy Poehler (“Inside Out”)
Rihanna (“Home”)
Sandra Bullock (“Minions”)
Selena Gomez (“Hotel Transylvania 2″)

Favorite Comedic Movie

“The DUFF”
“Pitch Perfect 2″
“Ted 2″

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Jack Black
Kevin Hart
Mark Wahlberg
Robert De Niro
Will Ferrell

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress

Amy Schumer
Anna Kendrick
Melissa McCarthy
Rebel Wilson
Sofia Vergara

Favorite Dramatic Movie

“The Age of Adaline”
“Fifty Shades of Grey”
“The Longest Ride”
“The Martian”
“Straight Outta Compton”

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor

Channing Tatum
George Clooney
Johnny Depp
Matt Damon
Will Smith

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress

Blake Lively
Dakota Johnson
Jennifer Lopez
Kate Winslet
Rachel McAdams

Favorite Family Movie

“Hotel Transylvania 2″
“Inside Out”

Favorite Thriller Movie

“The Boy Next Door”
“Insidious: Chapter 3″
“Taken 3″


Favorite TV Show

“The Big Bang Theory”
“Game of Thrones
“Grey’s Anatomy”
“The Voice”
“The Walking Dead”

Favorite Network TV Comedy

“2 Broke Girls”
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Mike & Molly”
“Modern Family”
“New Girl”

Favorite Comedic TV Actor

Andy Samberg
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jim Parsons
Johnny Galecki
Matthew Perry

Favorite Comedic TV Actress

Anna Faris
Kaley Cuoco
Melissa McCarthy
Sofía Vergara
Zooey Deschanel

Favorite Network TV Drama

“Grey’s Anatomy”
“How to Get Away With Murder”

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor

Jesse Williams
Justin Chambers
Scott Foley
Taylor Kinney
Terrence Howard

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress

Ellen Pompeo
Kerry Washington
Sara Ramirez
Taraji P. Henson
Viola Davis

Favorite Cable TV Comedy

“Baby Daddy”
“Faking It”
“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”
“Real Husbands of Hollywood”
“Young & Hungry”

Favorite Cable TV Drama

“Bates Motel”
“The Fosters”
“Pretty Little Liars”
“Rizzoli & Isles”

Favorite Cable TV Actor

Adam DeVine
Christian Slater
Eric Dane
Kevin Hart
Taye Diggs

Favorite Cable TV Actress

Ashley Benson
Hilary Duff
Lucy Hale
Sasha Alexander
Shay Mitchell

Favorite Premium Cable TV Show

“Masters of Sex”

Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor

Dwayne Johnson
Joshua Jackson
Justin Theroux
Matt LeBlanc
Nick Jonas

Favorite Premium Cable TV Actress

Claire Danes
Emmy Rossum
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Kristen Bell
Lisa Kudrow

Favorite TV Crime Drama

“Criminal Minds”
“Person of Interest”

Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor

Jim Caviezel
LL Cool J
Mark Harmon
Nathan Fillion
Shemar Moore

Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress

Emily Deschanel
Lucy Liu
Mariska Hargitay
Pauley Perrette
Stana Katic

Favorite Network TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show

“Beauty and the Beast”
“Once Upon a Time”
“The Vampire Diaries”

Favorite Cable TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show

“American Horror Story”
“Game of Thrones”
“Teen Wolf”
“The Walking Dead”

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor

David Tennant
Ian Somerhalder
Jensen Ackles
Misha Collins
Sam Heughan

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress

Caitriona Balfe
Emilia Clarke
Ginnifer Goodwin
Jennifer Morrison
Lady Gaga

Favorite Competition TV Show

“America’s Got Talent”
“American Ninja Warrior”
“Dancing with the Stars”
“The Voice”

Favorite Daytime TV Host

“Dr. Oz”
“Ellen DeGeneres”
“Rachael Ray”
“Steve Harvey”
“Wendy Williams”

Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team

“Good Morning America”
“Live with Kelly and Michael”
“The Talk”
“The View”

Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host

Conan O’Brien
James Corden
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Kimmel
Stephen Colbert

Favorite Streaming Series

“House of Cards”
“The Mindy Project”
“Orange Is the New Black”
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Favorite Actor In A New TV Series

Chace Crawford
John Stamos
Josh Peck
Rob Lowe
Zachary Levi

Favorite Actress In A New TV Series

Emma Roberts
Jamie Lee Curtis
Lea Michele
Marcia Gay Harden
Priyanka Chopra

Favorite Animated TV Show

“American Dad!”
“Bob’s Burger”
“Family Guy”
“The Simpsons”
“South Park”

Favorite New TV Comedy

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”
“Dr. Ken”
“The Grinder”
“Life in Pieces”
“The Muppets”
“Scream Queens”
“Truth Be Told”

Favorite New TV Drama

Blood & Oil
Code Black
Heroes Reborn
“Minority Report”
“The Player”
“Wicked City”


Favorite Male Artist

Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Nick Jonas
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist

Demi Lovato
Lana Del Rey
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favorite Group

Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction

Favorite Breakout Artist

Fetty Wap
Shawn Mendes
Tori Kelly
The Weeknd

Favorite Male Country Artist

Blake Shelton
Brad Paisley
Dierks Bentley
Keith Urban
Luke Bryan

Favorite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood
Cassadee Pope
Kacey Musgraves
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire

Favorite Country Group

The Band Perry
Florida Georgia Line
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Zac Brown Band

Favorite Pop Artist

Demi Lovato
Ed Sheeran
Kelly Clarkson
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist

Big Sean
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

Favorite R&B Artist

Chris Brown
Janet Jackson
The Weeknd

Favorite Album

“American Beauty / American Psycho” by Fall Out Boy
“Beauty Behind the Madness” by The Weeknd
“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” by Drake
“Smoke + Mirrors” by Imagine Dragons
“Title” by Meghan Trainor

Favorite Song

“Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar
“Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd
“Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding
“See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
“What Do You Mean?” by Justin Bieber

Favorite Music Icon

Paul McCartney
Steven Tyler
Stevie Wonder


Favorite Social Media Celebrity

Anna Kendrick
Britney Spears
Dwayne Johnson
Taylor Swift

Favorite Social Media Star

Cameron Dallas
Frankie Grande
Lele Pons
Matt Bellassai
Nash Grier

Favorite Mobile Game

Candy Crush Saga
Despicable Me: Minion Rush
Fruit Ninja
Plants vs. Zombies
Temple Run

Favorite Video Game

Batman: Arkham Knight
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Grand Theft Auto V
Super Smash Bros.

Favorite YouTube Star

Connor Franta
Grace Helbig
Jenna Marbles
Miranda Sings
Tyler Oakley

The Seriously Popular™ Award

Bella Thorne
Cara Delevingne
Kylie Jenner
Maddie Ziegler
Ruby Rose


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