Billed as a “snapshot of the year in pop culture,” the two-hour special People Magazine Awards celebrates the best of 2014 and includes a fan-voted event, Best People Magazine Cover of the Year. Of course, plenty of celebrities will be on hand, including Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart, Kate Hudson, Michael Keaton, Jennifer Lopez, Jeff Bridges, Billy Eichner, Josh Gad, Jon Hamm, Diane Guerrero, Chloë Grace Moretz, Josh Groban, Ryan Guzman, Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Kate Upton, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Sean Hayes, Karlie Kloss, John Krasinski, Lisa Kudrow, Elisabeth Moss, and Ryan Phillippe. Nick Cannon (pictured) will host the ceremony, with Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, 5 Seconds of Summer and Maroon 5 set to perform.
The recipient of the Hero of the Year Award, honoring an everyday hero for their generous and selfless aid to others in need, is Nora Sandigok, who will receive this honor for her work as Founder and Executive Director of American Fraternity Inc., a non-profit in Miami that helps immigrants and their families.
The People Magazine Awards airs Dec. 18 live at 9pm ET on NBC.