PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 Announces Nominees and Opens Voting for All Categories on PeoplesChoice.com

The Only Major Awards Show Honoring Fan Favorites in Movies,
Music, TV and Digital

Mark Burnett Returns as Executive Producer

Show to Air LIVE, Wednesday, January 18, 2017 on CBS

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nominees for PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 were revealed this
morning by Jordana Brewster (“Lethal Weapon”), Jamie Chung (“Office
Christmas Party”), Ken Jeong (“Dr. Ken”), Boris Kodjoe
(“Code Black”), Piper Perabo (“Notorious”), Molly Shannon
(“Divorce”), Wilmer Valderrama (“NCIS”), Executive Producer Mark
Burnett
and People’s Choice President Fred Nelson.

Starting today, voting is open to determine the winners in all 64
categories, including “Favorite Movie Icon,” “Favorite Social Media
Celebrity,” “Favorite Song” and “Favorite TV Show.” Fans can vote three
different ways: they can visit http://vote.peopleschoice.com,
vote on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/peopleschoice
or vote via Facebook Messenger at https://www.messenger.com/t/peopleschoice.
Voting ends Thursday, Dec. 15 at 11:59 PM, ET.

Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast of PEOPLE’S CHOICE
AWARDS 2017 from Microsoft Theater L.A. Live, Wednesday,
Jan. 18, 2017
(9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS
Television Network.

This year fans cast over 125 million votes to determine the nominees.
Ellen DeGeneres, nominated this year for “Favorite Animated Movie
Voice,” “Favorite Daytime TV Host” and “Favorite Comedic Collaboration,”
could become the most decorated People’s Choice Awards winner in history
with one more win. Kevin Hart leads the list of nominees with five total
nods including “Favorite Movie Actor,” “Favorite Cable TV Actor” and
“Favorite Comedic Collaboration” for his appearance on Conan O’Brien’s Ride
Along
with Ice Cube. Hart’s movies Central Intelligence and The
Secret Life of Pets
, and his TV show, The Real Husbands of
Hollywood,
also received nods. Drake and Rihanna are tied for the
most music nominations at four a piece. Former One Direction bandmates
Zayn and Niall Horan are both competing for “Favorite Breakout Artist”
while Zayn is also up for “Favorite Song” with Pillowtalk. Captain
America: Civil War
is the top movie nominee with seven total
nominations, while Grey’s Anatomy is the most nominated TV show
with five.

An official partner of PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017, Werther’s
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Favorite New TV Comedy and Favorite New TV Drama categories. Voting for
these two categories opens today and will remain open up until the first
hour of the live People’s Choice Awards broadcast on January 18, 2017.

Photos and video from today’s People’s Choice Awards Press Conference
can be found at www.EPKlink.com/PeoplesChoiceAwards2017
courtesy of Getty Images. Media outlets can apply for credentials to
cover PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 at https://slatepr.wufoo.com/forms/zibpjmq16c4577/.
The deadline to apply for credentials is Friday, December 23, 2016.

Tickets to the awards show are currently available for fans to purchase
through AXS.com. 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. See below
for the complete list of nominees.

ABOUT PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Now in its 43rd 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 sales, social media
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, Jane Mun and Kimmie H. Kim as Executive
Producers of the awards show. The awards show, and digital, mobile and
social extensions of the brand are owned by Procter & Gamble. The show
is produced by MGM Television and MGM serves as the international
distributor.

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 Nominees:

MOVIES

FAVORITE MOVIE
Captain America: Civil War
Deadpool
Finding
Dory
Suicide Squad
Zootopia

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR
Kevin Hart
Robert Downey Jr.
Ryan
Reynolds
Tom Hanks
Will Smith

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS
Anna Kendrick
Jennifer Lawrence
Margot
Robbie
Melissa McCarthy
Scarlett Johansson

FAVORITE ACTION MOVIE
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
Captain
America: Civil War
Deadpool
Suicide Squad
X-Men:
Apocalypse

FAVORITE ACTION MOVIE ACTOR
Chris Evans
Liam Hemsworth
Robert
Downey Jr.
Ryan Reynolds
Will Smith

FAVORITE ACTION MOVIE ACTRESS
Jennifer Lawrence
Margot Robbie
Scarlett
Johansson
Shailene Woodley
Zoe Saldana

FAVORITE ANIMATED MOVIE VOICE
Bill Murray in The Jungle Book
Ellen
DeGeneres in Finding Dory
Ginnifer Goodwin in Zootopia
Jason
Bateman in Zootopia
Kevin Hart in The Secret Life of Pets

FAVORITE COMEDIC MOVIE
Bad Moms
Central Intelligence
Ghostbusters
How
to Be Single
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

FAVORITE COMEDIC MOVIE ACTOR
Chris Hemsworth
Dwayne Johnson
Kevin
Hart
Ryan Gosling
Zac Efron

FAVORITE COMEDIC MOVIE ACTRESS
Anna Kendrick
Kristen Bell
Kristen
Wiig
Melissa McCarthy
Rebel Wilson

FAVORITE DRAMATIC MOVIE
Deepwater Horizon
Me Before You
Miracles
From Heaven
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Sully

FAVORITE DRAMATIC MOVIE ACTOR
Ben Affleck
Chris Pine
George
Clooney
Mark Wahlberg
Tom Hanks

FAVORITE DRAMATIC MOVIE ACTRESS
Amy Adams
Blake Lively
Emily
Blunt
Julia Roberts
Meryl Streep

FAVORITE FAMILY MOVIE
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Finding
Dory
The Jungle Book
The Secret Life of Pets
Zootopia

FAVORITE THRILLER MOVIE
The Conjuring 2
The Girl on the Train
Nerve
The
Purge: Election Year
The Shallows

FAVORITE MOVIE ICON
Denzel Washington
Johnny Depp
Samuel
L. Jackson
Tom Cruise
Tom Hanks

TV

FAVORITE TV SHOW
The Big Bang Theory
Grey’s Anatomy
Outlander
Stranger
Things
The Walking Dead

FAVORITE NETWORK TV COMEDY
The Big Bang Theory
Black-ish
Jane
the Virgin
Modern Family
New Girl

FAVORITE COMEDIC TV ACTOR
Andy Samberg
Anthony Anderson
Jim
Parsons
Matthew Perry
Tim Allen

FAVORITE COMEDIC TV ACTRESS
Anna Faris
Gina Rodriguez
Kaley
Cuoco
Sofia Vergara
Zooey Deschanel

FAVORITE NETWORK TV DRAMA
Chicago Fire
Empire
Grey’s
Anatomy
How to Get Away with Murder
Quantico

FAVORITE DRAMATIC TV ACTOR
Jesse Williams
Justin Chambers
Scott
Foley
Taylor Kinney
Terrence Howard

FAVORITE DRAMATIC TV ACTRESS
Ellen Pompeo
Kerry Washington
Priyanka
Chopra
Taraji P. Henson
Viola Davis

FAVORITE CABLE TV COMEDY
Atlanta
Baby Daddy
It’s Always
Sunny in Philadelphia
Real Husbands of Hollywood
Younger

FAVORITE CABLE TV DRAMA
The Americans
Bates Motel
Mr.
Robot
Pretty Little Liars
Queen Sugar

FAVORITE CABLE TV ACTOR
Adam Devine
Freddie Highmore
Kevin
Hart
Rami Malek
Zach Galifianakis

FAVORITE CABLE TV ACTRESS
Ashley Benson
Hilary Duff
Keri
Russell
Lucy Hale
Vera Farmiga

FAVORITE TV CRIME DRAMA
The Blacklist
Criminal Minds
Law
& Order: SVU
Lucifer
NCIS

FAVORITE TV CRIME DRAMA ACTOR
Chris O’Donnell
Donnie Wahlberg
LL
Cool J
Mark Harmon
Tom Selleck

FAVORITE TV CRIME DRAMA ACTRESS
Jennifer Lopez
Lucy Liu
Mariska
Hargitay
Pauley Perrette
Sophia Bush

FAVORITE PREMIUM DRAMA SERIES
Homeland
House of Cards
Narcos
Orange
is the New Black
Power

FAVORITE PREMIUM COMEDY SERIES
Fuller House
The Mindy Project
Shameless
Unbreakable
Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

FAVORITE PREMIUM SERIES ACTOR
Aziz Ansari
Dwayne Johnson
Joshua
Jackson
Kevin Spacey
Nick Jonas

FAVORITE PREMIUM SERIES ACTRESS
Claire Danes
Jane Fonda
Julia
Louis Dreyfus
Sarah Jessica Parker
Taylor Schilling

FAVORITE NETWORK SCI-FI/FANTASY TV SHOW
Arrow
The Flash
Once
Upon a Time
Supernatural
The Vampire Diaries

FAVORITE CABLE SCI-FI/FANTASY TV SHOW
American Horror Story
Orphan
Black
Shadowhunters
Teen Wolf
The Walking Dead

FAVORITE PREMIUM SCI-FI/FANTASY SERIES
Game of Thrones
Marvel’s
Luke Cage
Outlander
Stranger Things
Westworld

FAVORITE SCI-FI/FANTASY TV ACTOR
Andrew Lincoln
Ian Somerhalder
Jensen
Ackles
Sam Heughan
Tyler Posey

FAVORITE SCI-FI/FANTASY TV ACTRESS
Caitriona Balfe
Emilia
Clarke
Jennifer Morrison
Lauren Cohan
Millie Bobby Brown

FAVORITE COMPETITION TV SHOW
America’s Got Talent
American
Ninja Warrior
Dancing with the Stars
Masterchef
The Voice

FAVORITE DAYTIME TV HOST
Dr. Phil
Ellen DeGeneres
Kelly
Ripa
Rachael Ray
Steve Harvey

FAVORITE DAYTIME TV HOSTING TEAM
The Chew
Good Morning America
The
Talk
Today
The View

FAVORITE LATE NIGHT TALK SHOW HOST
Conan O’Brien
James Corden
Jimmy
Fallon
Jimmy Kimmel
Stephen Colbert

FAVORITE ANIMATED TV SHOW
American Dad!
Bob’s Burgers
Family
Guy
The Simpsons
South Park

FAVORITE ACTOR IN A NEW TV SERIES
Damon Wayans
Kevin James
Kiefer
Sutherland
Matt LeBlanc
Milo Ventimiglia

FAVORITE ACTRESS IN A NEW TV SERIES
Jordana Brewster
Kristen
Bell
Mandy Moore
Minnie Driver
Piper Perabo

FAVORITE NEW TV COMEDY
American Housewife
The Good Place
The
Great Indoors
Kevin Can Wait
Man with a Plan
Son of Zorn
Speechless

FAVORITE NEW TV DRAMA
Bull
Conviction
Designated Survivor
The
Exorcist
Frequency
Lethal Weapon
MacGyver
No Tomorrow
Notorious
Pitch
Pure
Genius
This Is Us
Timeless

MUSIC

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Blake Shelton
Drake
Justin Timberlake
Shawn
Mendes
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Adele
Ariana Grande
Beyonce
Britney
Spears
Rihanna

FAVORITE GROUP
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Fifth Harmony
Panic!
at the Disco
Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE BREAKOUT ARTIST
Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers
DNCE
Niall
Horan
Zayn

FAVORITE MALE COUNTRY ARTIST
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban
Luke
Bryan
Sam Hunt
Tim McGraw

FAVORITE FEMALE COUNTRY ARTIST
Carrie Underwood
Dolly Parton
Kelsea
Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire

FAVORITE COUNTRY GROUP
The Band Perry
Florida Georgia Line
Little
Big Town
Lonestar
Zac Brown Band

FAVORITE POP ARTIST
Adele
Ariana Grande
Britney Spears
Justin
Timberlake
Sia

FAVORITE HIP-HOP ARTIST
DJ Khaled
G-Eazy
Kanye West
Kendrick
Lamar
Wiz Khalifa

FAVORITE R&B ARTIST
Beyonce
Drake
Rihanna
Usher
The
Weeknd

FAVORITE ALBUM
Anti / Rihanna
Dangerous Woman /
Ariana Grande
If I’m Honest / Blake Shelton
Lemonade
/ Beyonce
Views / Drake

FAVORITE SONG
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” / Justin Timberlake
“No”
/ Meghan Trainor
“One Dance” / Drake feat. Kyla and Wizkid
“Pillowtalk” Zayn
“Work” / Rihanna feat. Drake

DIGITAL

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA CELEBRITY
Britney Spears
Kim Kardashian
Lady
Gaga
Shakira
Stephen Amell

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA STAR
Baby Ariel
Cameron Dallas
Jacob
Sartorius
Liza Koshy
Nash Grier

FAVORITE YOUTUBE STAR
Lilly Singh
Miranda Sings
PewDiePie
Shane
Dawson
Tyler Oakley

FAVORITE COMEDIC COLLABORATION
Conan O’Brien’s Ride Along with Ice
Cube and Kevin Hart
Ellen DeGeneres and Britney Spears’ Mall
Mischief
James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke with Adele
Lip Sync
Battle
with Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum
Saturday
Night Live
with Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon

Contacts

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