People’s Choice Awards 2015 nominees, performers and preview

People's Choice Awards 2015 Ryan Berenz

People's Choice Awards 2015

Mom stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney host the People’s Choice Awards 2015 show from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 9pm ET/delayed PT, on CBS. Top nominees include Shailene Woodley (Divergent), breakout music artist Sam Smith, country star Lucy Hale, Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly), and talk show hosts David Letterman and Craig Ferguson.

Ben Affleck receives the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian.

Musical performers include Lady Antebellum, Iggy Azalea and Fall Out Boy.

Scheduled to attend the awards show are: Patricia Arquette, Matt Bomer, The Big Bang Theory cast members Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch, Jon Cryer, Viola Davis, Portia de Rossi, Emily Deschanel, Robert Downey, Jr., Donald Faison, Billy Gardell, the cast of Grey’s Anatomy, Kristen Johnston, Katharine McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Eric Christian Olsen, Chris Pratt, Daniela Ruah, Dave Annable, Anthony Anderson, The Band Perry, Beth Behrs, Ellen DeGeneres, Kat Dennings, the cast of Entourage, Josh Gad, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kevin Hart, Hunter Hayes, Sarah Hyland, Olivia Munn, Monica Potter, Gina Rodriguez, Dax Shepard, Gabrielle Union, Betty White and Bellamy Young.

People’s Choice Awards 2015 Nominees:

Favorite Movie

22 Jump Street

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Guardians of the Galaxy


X-Men: Days of Future Past

Favorite Movie Actor

Brad Pitt

Channing Tatum

Hugh Jackman

Mark Wahlberg

Robert Downey, Jr.

Favorite Movie Actress

Angelina Jolie

Emma Stone

Jennifer Lawrence

Melissa McCarthy

Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Movie Duo

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone (The Amazing Spider-Man 2)

Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)

Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum (22 Jump Street)

Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort (The Fault in Our Stars)

Shailene Woodley and Theo James (Divergent)

Favorite Action Movie

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Captain America: The Winter Soldier


Guardians of the Galaxy

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Favorite Action Movie Actor

Chris Evans

Denzel Washington

Hugh Jackman

Liam Neeson

Mark Wahlberg

Favorite Action Movie Actress

Angelina Jolie

Jennifer Lawrence

Scarlett Johansson

Shailene Woodley

Zoe Saldana

Favorite Comedic Movie

22 Jump Street


Let’s Be Cops


The Other Woman

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Adam Sandler

Channing Tatum

Jonah Hill

Seth Rogen

Zac Efron

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress

Cameron Diaz

Charlize Theron

Drew Barrymore

Melissa McCarthy

Tina Fey

Favorite Dramatic Movie

The Fault in Our Stars

The Giver

Heaven Is for Real

If I Stay


Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor

Ben Affleck

Brad Pitt

George Clooney

Matt Damon

Robert Downey, Jr.

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress

Chloë Grace Moretz

Emma Stone

Meryl Streep

Reese Witherspoon

Shailene Woodley

Favorite Family Movie

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

How to Train Your Dragon 2

The LEGO Movie


Rio 2

Favorite Thriller Movie


Dracula Untold

The Equalizer

Gone Girl

The Purge: Anarchy

Favorite TV Show

The Big Bang Theory

Game of Thrones


Once Upon a Time

The Walking Dead

Favorite Network TV Comedy

2 Broke Girls

The Big Bang Theory

Modern Family


New Girl

Favorite Comedic TV Actor

Ashton Kutcher

Chris Colfer

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jim Parsons

Ty Burrell

Favorite Comedic TV Actress

Amy Poehler

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

Melissa McCarthy

Sofia Vergara

Zooey Deschanel

Favorite Network TV Drama

Chicago Fire

Downton Abbey

Grey’s Anatomy



Favorite Dramatic TV Actor

Dax Shepard

Jesse Williams

Justin Chambers

Patrick Dempsey

Taylor Kinney

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress

Alyssa Milano

Ellen Pompeo

Emily VanCamp

Hayden Panettiere

Kerry Washington

Favorite Cable TV Comedy

Baby Daddy

Cougar Town

Faking It

Melissa & Joey

Young & Hungry

Favorite Cable TV Drama

Bates Motel

Pretty Little Liars

Rizzoli & Isles

Sons of Anarchy

True Detective

Favorite Cable TV Actor

Charlie Hunnam

Eric Dane

Matt Bomer

Sean Bean

William H. Macy

Favorite Cable TV Actress

Angie Harmon

Ashley Benson

Courteney Cox

Kristen Bell

Lucy Hale

Favorite TV Crime Drama



Criminal Minds

The Mentalist


Favorite Crime Drama TV Actor

David Boreanaz

Kevin Bacon

Nathan Fillion

Shemar Moore

Simon Baker

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress

Emily Deschanel

Lucy Liu

Mariska Hargitay

Robin Tunney

Stana Katic

Favorite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

Beauty and the Beast

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Once Upon a Time


The Vampire Diaries

Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

American Horror Story

Doctor Who

Game of Thrones


The Walking Dead

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor

Ian Somerhalder

Jared Padalecki

Jensen Ackles

Misha Collins

Paul Wesley

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress

Ginnifer Goodwin

Jennifer Morrison

Jessica Lange

Kristin Kreuk

Nina Dobrev

Favorite Competition TV Show

America’s Got Talent

Dancing with the Stars

Hell’s Kitchen


The Voice

Favorite Daytime TV Host(s)

Ellen DeGeneres

Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan

Queen Latifah

Rachael Ray

Steve Harvey

Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host

Conan O’Brien

Craig Ferguson

David Letterman

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Kimmel

Favorite Dramedy


Orange Is the New Black



White Collar

Favorite TV Icon

Betty White

Katey Sagal

Mark Harmon

Tim Allen

Tom Selleck

Favorite TV Duo

David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel (Bones)

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas (Once Upon a Time)

Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles (Supernatural)

Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic (Castle)

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder (The Vampire Diaries)

Favorite TV Character We Miss Most

Dr. Cristina Yang, played by Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)

Dr. Lance Sweets, played by John Francis Daley (Bones)

Hershel Greene, played by Scott Wilson (The Walking Dead)

Leslie Shay, played by Lauren German (Chicago Fire)

Neal Cassidy, played by Michael Raymond-James (Once Upon a Time)

Favorite Actor In A New TV Series

Ben McKenzie

David Tennant

Dylan McDermott

Laurence Fishburne

Scott Bakula

Favorite Actress In A New TV Series

Debra Messing

Jada Pinkett Smith

Octavia Spencer

Téa Leoni

Viola Davis

Favorite Sketch Comedy TV Show

Drunk History

Inside Amy Schumer

Key & Peele

Kroll Show

Saturday Night Live

Favorite Animated TV Show

American Dad

Bob’s Burgers

Family Guy

The Simpsons

South Park

Favorite New TV Comedy

A to Z

Bad Judge



Jane the Virgin

Marry Me

The McCarthys



Favorite New TV Drama


The Flash




How to Get Away with Murder

Madam Secretary

The Mysteries of Laura

NCIS: New Orleans

Red Band Society



Favorite Male Artist

Blake Shelton

Ed Sheeran

John Legend

Pharrell Williams

Sam Smith

Favorite Female Artist


Iggy Azalea

Katy Perry


Taylor Swift

Favorite Group


Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5

One Direction


Favorite Breakout Artist

5 Seconds of Summer

Charli XCX

Fifth Harmony

Meghan Trainor

Sam Smith

Favorite Male Country Artist

Blake Shelton

Brad Paisley

Hunter Hayes

Luke Bryan

Tim McGraw

Favorite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood

Dolly Parton

Faith Hill

Lucy Hale

Miranda Lambert

Favorite Country Group

The Band Perry

Florida Georgia Line

Lady Antebellum

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

Favorite Pop Artist


Jennifer Lopez

Jessie J


Taylor Swift

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist


Iggy Azalea

Jay Z

Nicki Minaj


Favorite R&B Artist

Chris Brown

Jennifer Hudson

John Legend

Pharrell Williams


Favorite Album

G I R L by Pharrell Williams

Ghost Stories by Coldplay

In the Lonely Hour by Sam Smith

My Everything by Ariana Grande

X by Ed Sheeran

Favorite Song

“All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor

“Bang Bang” by Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj

“Maps” by Maroon 5

“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift

“Stay with Me” by Sam Smith


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