PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 Winners Announced in Star-Studded Live Event

Winners Include The Big Bang Theory, Ellen DeGeneres, Tom
Fifth Harmony, Dwayne Johnson, Jennifer Lopez, Sarah
Jessica Parker,
Justin Timberlake, and Many More

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Winners for PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 were announced during a live
broadcast hosted by Joel McHale (The Great Indoors) at the
Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, January 18th (9:00 PM-11:00 PM,
ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Ellen DeGeneres was the big winner of the night, becoming the most
decorated People’s Choice Awards winner in history, taking home
“Favorite Daytime TV Host,” “Favorite Animated Movie Voice” and
“Favorite Comedic Collaboration” for a lifetime total of 20 awards. Big
names in acting categories include Priyanka Chopra, Johnny Depp, Robert
Downey Jr., Tom Hanks, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Blake Lively,
Jennifer Lopez, Melissa McCarthy, Sarah Jessica Parker and Sofia
Vergara. The Big Bang Theory took home “Favorite Network TV
Comedy” for the 5th consecutive year. In music, Justin
Timberlake was on hand to accept “Favorite Male Artist” and “Favorite
Song” for “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” Blake Shelton, who performed
“Everytime I Hear That Song,” won “Favorite Male Country Artist” and
“Favorite Album” for If I’m Honest, while Fifth Harmony,
performing “Work From Home” for the first time in 2017, took home
“Favorite Group” for the second year in a row.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 featured the presentation of the fifth
annual award for “Favorite Humanitarian,” presented by Enterprise
Rent-A-Car, to Tyler Perry. In support of Perry’s tireless efforts to
help those in need, Enterprise is donating $100,000 to Perry’s charity
of choice, the Global Medical Relief Fund for Children. Past winners of
this award include Sandra Bullock in 2013, Jennifer Hudson in 2014, Ben
Affleck in 2015 and Ellen DeGeneres in 2016.

Waterford, a heritage brand that is at the center of some of the world’s
most beautiful and thrilling celebrations, is the maker of the 2017
People’s Choice Awards. For eight years, Waterford craftsmen in Ireland
have designed and hand-sculpted these bespoke crystal trophies that
sparkle in the hands of each talented winner. This year, Waterford has
also created two uniquely shaped trophies with striking Waterford
cutting on top and a burst of dazzling color for the “Favorite
Humanitarian” and “Favorite Movie Icon” categories. Tyler Perry’s
“Favorite Humanitarian” award features a pop of crimson color on the
crystal, while Johnny Depp’s “Favorite Movie Icon” award has a dramatic
touch of Sapphire Blue in the center of the crystal flame.

Interviews from the red carpet and pressroom, exclusive photos from
backstage and behind-the-scenes action is available at

See below for a full list of winners:




Finding Dory

Favorite Movie


Ryan Reynolds

Favorite Movie Actor


Jennifer Lawrence

Favorite Movie Actress



Favorite Action Movie


Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Action Movie Actor


Margot Robbie

Favorite Action Movie Actress


Ellen DeGeneres

Finding Dory

Favorite Animated Movie Voice


Bad Moms

Favorite Comedic Movie


Kevin Hart

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor


Melissa McCarthy

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress


Me Before You

Favorite Dramatic Movie


Tom Hanks

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor


Blake Lively

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress


Finding Dory

Favorite Family Movie


The Girl on the Train

Favorite Thriller Movie


Johnny Depp

Favorite Movie Icon




Favorite TV Show
The Big Bang Theory
Favorite Network TV Comedy
Jim Parsons
Favorite Comedic TV Actor
Sofia Vergara
Favorite Comedic TV Actress
Grey’s Anatomy
Favorite Network TV Drama
Justin Chambers
Favorite Dramatic TV Actor
Priyanka Chopra
Favorite Dramatic TV Actress
Baby Daddy
Favorite Cable TV Comedy
Bates Motel
Favorite Cable TV Drama
Freddie Highmore
Favorite Cable TV Actor
Vera Farmiga
Favorite Cable TV Actress
Criminal Minds
Favorite TV Crime Drama
Mark Harmon
Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor
Jennifer Lopez
Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress
Orange is the New Black
Favorite Premium Drama Series
Fuller House
Favorite Premium Comedy Series
Dwayne Johnson
Favorite Premium Series Actor
Sarah Jessica Parker
Favorite Premium Series Actress
Favorite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show
The Walking Dead
Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show
Favorite Premium Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Series
Sam Heughan
Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
Caitriona Balfe
Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress
The Voice
Favorite Competition TV Show
Ellen DeGeneres
Favorite Daytime TV Host
Good Morning America
Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team
Jimmy Fallon
Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host
Matt LeBlanc
Favorite Actor in a New TV Series
Kristen Bell
Favorite Actress in a New TV Series
Favorite Animated TV Show
The Simpsons
Favorite New TV Comedy
Man With A Plan
Favorite New TV Drama
This is Us



Justin Timberlake

Favorite Male Artist


Britney Spears

Favorite Female Artist


Fifth Harmony

Favorite Group


Niall Horan

Favorite Breakout Artist


Blake Shelton

Favorite Male Country Artist


Carrie Underwood

Favorite Female Country Artist


Little Big Town

Favorite Country Group


Britney Spears

Favorite Pop Artist



Favorite Hip-Hop Artist



Favorite R&B Artist


If I’m Honest

Blake Shelton

Favorite Album


“Can’t Stop the Feeling”

Justin Timberlake

Favorite Song




Britney Spears

Favorite Social Media Celebrity


Cameron Dallas

Favorite Social Media Star


Lilly Singh

Favorite YouTube Star


Ellen DeGeneres and Britney Spears’ Mall Mischief

Favorite Comedic Collaboration




Tyler Perry

Favorite Humanitarian


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
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 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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