PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2016 Announce Nominees and Opens Voting for All Categories on PeoplesChoice.com

First Awards Show of the Year to air LIVE, Wednesday,
January 6, 2016 on CBS

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nominees for PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2016 were revealed this
morning at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Betsy Brandt (“Life
in Pieces”), Marcia Gay Harden (“Code Black”), Raza Jaffrey (“Code
Black”), Zachary Levi (“Heroes Reborn”), Christina Milian
(“Grandfathered”), Abigail Spencer (“True Detective”) and Ming-Na
Wen
(“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) joined host Jane Lynch (“Angel
From Hell”) and Executive Producer Mark Burnett to reveal this
year’s nominees in music, film, television, and new this year, digital
categories. Fans can vote now at http://vote.peopleschoice.com
to determine the nominees in all 65 categories including “Favorite
Comedic Movie,” “Favorite Social Media Star,” “Favorite Pop Artist” and
“Favorite Dramatic TV Actor.”

Voting begins today at http://vote.peopleschoice.com,
Facebook and mobile applications, and will end at 11:59 PM EST on
December 3, 2015. Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast of
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2016 from the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live
on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on
the CBS Television Network.

This year fans cast over 72 million votes to determine the nominees. The
Weeknd leads the list of nominees with five nods including “Favorite
Male Artist,” and “Favorite Album” for Beauty Behind the Madness.
Madonna, who is a 2-time winner, has received her 7th and 8th
People’s Choice nominations, one for “Favorite Music Icon,” where she is
up against Paul McCartney, Prince, Steven Tyler and Stevie Wonder, and
the other for “Favorite Female Artist” against Demi Lovato, Lana Del
Rey, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift. Dwayne Johnson is the only nominee
to receive nods across three different genres, in movies for “Favorite
Action Movie Actor,” in TV for “Favorite Cable TV Actor” and in digital
for “Favorite Social Media Celebrity.” Grey’s Anatomy is the most
nominated TV show with six nods, while Avengers: Age of Ultron is
the top movie nominee with seven total nominations.

Photos and video from today’s People’s Choice Awards Press Conference
can be found at www.EPKlink.com/PeoplesChoiceAwards2016
courtesy of Getty Images.

Tickets to the awards show are now available for fans to purchase
through AXS.com. Media outlets can apply for credentials to cover the
People’s Choice Awards at https://slatepr.wufoo.com/forms/rmo9rpg02mhj4x/.

The People’s Choice Awards would like to invite everyone to visit http://vote.peopleschoice.com
to vote for their favorites in movies, music, TV and digital. Below
includes the complete list of nominees.

ABOUT PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Now in its 42nd year, the People’s Choice Awards is the only
major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in
movies, music, television and digital. The People’s Choice official
website at www.PeoplesChoice.com
houses the voting platform where fans determine the nominees and winners
for the annual awards show. Every year, potential nominees are
determined by national ratings averages, box-office grosses, music &
gaming sales, social activity and PeoplesChoice.com data, then vetted
through E-Poll Market Research. Fred Nelson is the President of People’s
Choice, and serves alongside Mark Burnett and Jane Mun as Executive
Producers of the awards show. The awards show, and digital, mobile and
social extensions of the brand are owned by Procter & Gamble, and
produced by United Artist Media Group (UAMG) a joint venture among MGM,
Mark Burnett, Roma Downey and Hearst Corporation. Follow us on our
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PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2016 Nominees:

MOVIES

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

Spy
Ted 2
Trainwreck

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
Cinderella
Home
Hotel
Transylvania 2

Inside Out
Minions

Favorite Thriller Movie
The Boy Next Door
Insidious:
Chapter 3

Poltergeist
Taken 3
Unfriended

TV

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
Empire
Gotham
Grey’s
Anatomy

How To Get Away With Murder
Scandal

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
Suits

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
Girls
Homeland
Masters
of Sex

Shameless
Veep

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
Bones
Castle
Criminal
Minds

NCIS
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
Arrow
Beauty
and the Beast

Once Upon a Time
Supernatural
The
Vampire Diaries

Favorite Cable TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show
American Horror
Story

Game of Thrones
Outlander
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
MasterChef
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
Today
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
Transparent
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

Grandfathered
The Grinder
Life
in Pieces

The Muppets
Scream Queens
Truth
Be Told

Favorite New TV Drama
Blindspot
Blood & Oil
Code
Black

Heroes Reborn
Limitless
Minority
Report

The Player
Quantico
Rosewood
Supergirl
Wicked
City

MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Luke
Bryan

Nick Jonas
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist
Demi Lovato
Lana Del
Rey

Madonna
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Favorite Group
Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony
Imagine
Dragons

Maroon 5
One Direction

Favorite Breakout Artist
Fetty Wap
Halsey
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
Drake
Kendrick
Lamar

Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

Favorite R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Ciara
Janet
Jackson

Ne-Yo
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
Madonna
Paul McCartney
Prince
Steven
Tyler

Stevie Wonder

DIGITAL

Favorite Social Media Celebrity
Anna Kendrick
Beyoncé
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 VZ
Minecraft
Super
Smash Bros.

Favorite YouTube Star
Connor Franta
Grace
Helbig

Jenna Marbles
Miranda Sings
Tyler
Oakley

The DailyMail.com Seriously Popular™ Award
Bella Thorne
Cara
Delevingne

Kylie Jenner
Maddie Ziegler
Ruby
Rose

Contacts

Slate PR
Andy Gelb, 310-461-0111
Andy@slate-pr.com
or
Rachael
Trager, 310-461-0111
Rachael@slate-pr.com
or
People’s
Choice
Johanna McCabe, 212-969-7515
Johanna@uamg.com