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People's Choice Awards

Eric Christian Olsen and Daniela Ruah speak onstage at The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards are US awards that are held each year, which recognize the most outstanding of the entertainment world and are awarded based on the public vote. The categories of the People's Choice Awards have varied over the years, and continue to do so with each issue. Originally the awards belonged to the production company Procter & Gamble and CBS. 

As of 2017, the People's Choice Awards were acquired by E!, so officially the awards now bear the name E! People's Choice Awards. 

People's Choice Awards Categories

The People's Choice Awards have recognized celebrities such as Mariska Hargitay, Jim Parsons, Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, Blake Lively, or Jennifer Lawrence, as well as various films and series. Some of its categories include: 

  • Movie of the year
  • Dramatic Movie Star of the Year
  • Comedy Movie Star of the Year 
  • Male Artist of the Year 
  • Female Artist of the Year 
  • Song of the year
  • Album of the year
  • Music Video of the Year 
  • Reality show of the year 
  • Social star of the year 

People's Choice Awards Fun Facts

  • The creator of these awards is Bob Stivers. 
  • Its celebration has been taking place since 1975. 
  • Barbara Streisand and John Wayne were some of the recognized artists in the first edition. 
  • The award is a golden statuette representing an exclamation point. 
  • Celebrities such as Kevin James, Kaley Cuoco, Anna Faris or Demi Lovato have hosted the awards.