2014 People’s Choice Awards: Nominees Announced!

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for PCA
Kevin Winter/Getty Images for PCA

Nominees forTHE40thANNUALPEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDSwere announced this morning at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Peoples Choice Awards Executive ProducerMark Burnettwas on hand to announce the hosts for the live awards show,Beth BehrsandKat Dennings, stars of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. Joining Beth and Kat at the press conference were presentersRachel Bilson(Heart of Dixie),Ciara(Epic Recording Artist),Darren Criss(Glee) andAllison Janney(Mom).

Voting begins today for all 58 categories and will end at 11:59 PM EST on December 5, 2013. Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast ofTHE 40thANNUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDSfrom the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live onWednesday, January 8, 2014(9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

This year fans cast over 160 million votes for the nominee selection phase, a new record. Robin Williams, who won his first Peoples Choice Award in 1979 for his role on Mork and Mindy, has received a nomination 25 years later in the same category, Favorite Actor in a New TV Series for the The Crazy Ones. Glee leads the list of TV nominees with 8 nods including Favorite Network TV Comedy, and 4 acting nominations for the shows cast. Katy Perry is the top music nominee with 5 nominations: Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Pop Artist, Favorite Song, Favorite Music Video and Favorite Fan Following. Sandra Bullock leads the list of movie nominees with 5 nods: Favorite Actress, Favorite Comedic Actress, Favorite Dramatic Actress and two for Favorite Duo (one with George Clooney and the other with Melissa McCarthy). McCarthy is the only star to be nominated in both movie and television categories including Favorite Comedic TV Actress and Favorite Comedic Movie Actress.

How to Vote for the Peoples Choice Awards:

  • WebsitePeoplesChoice.comhouses the main voting platform for the Peoples Choice Awards.
  • FacebookFacebook.com/PeoplesChoicefeatures a custom application where fans can personalize their voting experience and share their votes with friends.
  • Twitter Fans can cast official votes for the Peoples Choice Awards by tweeting a specific series of hashtags based on the nominee’s name and category. To see a complete list of hashtags created for each nominee, please visithttp://www.peopleschoice.com/pca/vote/twitter.jsp.
  • Mobile Fans can vote in all categories on the Peoples Choice Awards mobile site, and via the official voting application for iPhone and iPad.

This year, the Peoples Choice Awards welcomes back Walgreens as its official retail partner. Once again, Walgreens will present the Peoples Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, which reflects the companys purpose to help people get, stay and live well within the community. The award will be presented during the live broadcaston January 8, 2014.

The Peoples Choice Awardswould like to invite everyone to visitwww.PeoplesChoice.comto vote for their favorites in movies, music and TV. Below includes the complete list of nominees and photos from the press conference.

THE 40thANNUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS Nominees:

Favorite Movie
Despicable Me 2
Fast & Furious 6
Iron Man 3
Monsters University
Star Trek Into Darkness

Favorite Movie Actor
Channing Tatum
Hugh Jackman
Johnny Depp
Leonardo DiCaprio
Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Movie Actress
Gwyneth Paltrow
Jennifer Aniston
Melissa McCarthy
Sandra Bullock
Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Movie Duo
Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto (Star Trek Into Darkness)
Jennifer Aniston & Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers)
Robert Downey Jr. & Gwyneth Paltrow (Iron Man 3)
Sandra Bullock & George Clooney (Gravity)
Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy (The Heat)

Favorite Action Movie
Fast & Furious 6
Iron Man 3
Star Trek Into Darkness
The Wolverine
World War Z

Favorite Action Movie Star
Brad Pitt
Channing Tatum
Hugh Jackman
Robert Downey Jr.
Vin Diesel

Favorite Comedic Movie
Grown Ups 2
The Hangover Part III
The Heat
Instructions Not Included
Were the Millers

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Adam Sandler
Bradley Cooper
Chris Rock
James Franco
Zach Galifianakis

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
Emma Watson
Jennifer Aniston
Melissa McCarthy
Sandra Bullock
Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Dramatic Movie
Captain Phillips
Gravity
The Great Gatsby
Lee Daniels The Butler
Prisoners

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor
Channing Tatum
Chris Hemsworth
Hugh Jackman
Leonardo DiCaprio
Ryan Gosling

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
Amy Adams
Emma Stone
Halle Berry
Oprah Winfrey
Sandra Bullock

Favorite Family Movie
Despicable Me 2
Monsters University
Oz the Great and Powerful
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
The Smurfs 2

Favorite Horror Movie
Carrie
The Conjuring
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Insidious: Chapter 2
Mama

Favorite Thriller Movie
A Good Day to Die Hard
The Call
Now You See Me
Red 2
White House Down

Favorite Network TV Comedy
2 Broke Girls
The Big Bang Theory
Glee
How I Met Your Mother
Modern Family

Favorite Comedic TV Actor
Chris Colfer
Darren Criss
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jim Parsons
Neil Patrick Harris

Favorite Comedic TV Actress
Jane Lynch
Kaley Cuoco
Lea Michele
Melissa McCarthy
Zooey Deschanel

Favorite Network TV Drama
Chicago Fire
The Good Wife
Greys Anatomy
Nashville
Parenthood

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor
Jim Caviezel
Josh Charles
Kevin Bacon
Mark Harmon
Patrick Dempsey

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress
Julianna Margulies
Mariska Hargitay
Pauley Perrette
Sandra Oh
Stana Katic

Favorite Actor in a New TV Series
Andy Samberg
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Joseph Morgan
Michael J. Fox
Robin Williams

Favorite Actress in a New TV Series
Allison Janney
Anna Faris
Ming-Na Wen
Rebel Wilson
Sarah Michelle Gellar

Favorite TV Crime Drama
Bones
Castle
Criminal Minds
The Mentalist
NCIS

Favorite Competition TV Show
Americas Got Talent
Dancing with the Stars
MasterChef
The Voice
The X Factor

Favorite Cable TV Comedy
Awkward.
Cougar Town
Hot in Cleveland
Melissa & Joey
Psych

Favorite Cable TV Drama
Downton Abbey
Pretty Little Liars
Sons of Anarchy
The Walking Dead
White Collar

Favorite Premium Cable TV Show
Californication
Game of Thrones
Girls
Homeland
True Blood

Favorite Cable TV Actress
Angie Harmon
Claire Danes
Courteney Cox
Lucy Hale
Maggie Smith

Favorite TV Anti-Hero
Dexter Morgan (Dexter)
Jaime Lannister (Game of Thrones)
Norman Bates (Bates Motel)
Rick Grimes (The Walking Dead)
Walter White (Breaking Bad)

Favorite TV Bromance
Blaine & Sam (Glee)
Ryan & Esposito (Castle)
Sam, Dean & Castiel (Supernatural)
Sheldon, Leonard, Howard & Raj (The Big Bang Theory)
Ted, Marshall & Barney (How I Met Your Mother)

Favorite TV Gal Pals
Caroline & Max (2 Broke Girls)
Lily & Robin (How I Met Your Mother)
Meredith & Cristina (Greys Anatomy)
Penny, Bernadette & Amy (The Big Bang Theory)
Rachel & Santana (Glee)

Favorite On-Screen Chemistry
Castle & Beckett (Castle)
Damon & Elena (The Vampire Diaries)
Derek & Meredith (Greys Anatomy)
Emma & Hook (Once Upon A Time)
Kurt & Blaine (Glee)

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show
Beauty and the Beast
Once Upon A Time
Supernatural
The Vampire Diaries
The Walking Dead

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
Andrew Lincoln
Ian Somerhalder
Jared Padalecki
Jensen Ackles
Stephen Amell

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress
Emilia Clarke
Ginnifer Goodwin
Kristin Kruek
Nina Dobrev
Tatiana Maslany

Favorite TV Movie/Miniseries
American Horror Story
Behind the Candelabra
The Bible
Sharknado
The White Queen

Favorite Daytime TV Host(s)
Ellen DeGeneres
Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan
Dr. Phil McGraw
Rachael Ray
Steve Harvey

Favorite New Talk Show Host
Arsenio Hall
Bethenny Frankel
Jenny McCarthy
Queen Latifah
Ross Mathews

Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host
Conan OBrien
David Letterman
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Kimmel
Stephen Colbert

Favorite Streaming Series
Arrested Development
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
House of Cards
Losing It with John Stamos
Orange Is the New Black

Favorite Series We Miss Most
30 Rock
Breaking Bad
Dexter
Fringe
The Office

Favorite New TV Comedy
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The Crazy Ones
Dads
The Goldbergs
The Michael J. Fox Show
The Millers
Mom
Sean Saves the World
Super Fun Night
Trophy Wife

Favorite New TV Drama
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Betrayal
The Blacklist
Dracula
Hostages
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
The Originals
Reign
Sleepy Hollow
The Tomorrow People

Favorite Male Artist
Avicii
Blake Shelton
Bruno Mars
Justin Timberlake
Michael Bubl

Favorite Female Artist
Britney Spears
Demi Lovato
Katy Perry
P!nk
Selena Gomez

Favorite Breakout Artist
Ariana Grande
Austin Mahone
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons
Lorde

Favorite Pop Artist
Britney Spears
Bruno Mars
Demi Lovato
Justin Timberlake
Katy Perry

Favorite Country Artist
The Band Perry
Blake Shelton
Carrie Underwood
Lady Antebellum
Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Music Icon
Alan Jackson
George Strait
Tim McGraw
Toby Keith
Willie Nelson

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist
Drake
Jay Z
Kanye West
Lil Wayne
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite R&B Artist
Alicia Keys
Ciara
Justin Timberlake
Rihanna
Robin Thicke

Favorite Band
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction
OneRepublic
Paramore

Favorite Alternative Band
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Mumford & Sons
Muse
Paramore

Favorite Song
Just Give Me A Reason (P!nk feat. Nate Ruess)
Mirrors (Justin Timberlake)
Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)
Roar (Katy Perry)
When I Was Your Man (Bruno Mars)

Favorite Album
The 20/20 Experience (Justin Timberlake)
Bangerz (Miley Cyrus)
Based on a True Story (Blake Shelton)
Blurred Lines (Robin Thicke)
To Be Loved (Michael Bubl)

Favorite Music Video
Best Song Ever (One Direction)
Heart Attack (Demi Lovato)
Just Give Me A Reason (P!nk feat. Nate Ruess)
Roar (Katy Perry)
Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus)

Favorite Music Fan Following
Britney Army (Britney Spears)
Directioners (One Direction)
KatyCats (Katy Perry)
Little Monsters (Lady Gaga)
Lovatics (Demi Lovato)

Photos: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for PCA

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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