People’s Choice Awards 2015 Winners [Recap]

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The People’s Choice Awards 2015 was hosted by the stars of Mom, Anna Faris and Allison Janney. The People’s Choice Awards show was aired live in over 100 countries. Fans chose the nominees, the categories, and the winners. Lady Antebellum, Fall Out Boy, and Iggy Azalea were some of the performers, and Ben Affleck was honored with the Favorite Humanitarian Award.

The first award presented was by Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Kevin Hart, and Josh Gad from the upcoming movie, The Wedding Ringer. The award was for Favorite Comedic Actress. Drew Barrymore, Charlize Theron, Cameron Diaz, Melissa McCarthy, and Tina Fey were the nominees. Melissa McCarthy won the award.

The second award presented was by Anthony Anderson and Olivia Nun. It was for Favorite Comedic Actor. Seth Rogen, Adam Sandler, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, and Zac Efron were nominated. The winner was Adam Sandler. It was his ninth People’s Choice Award. He thanked his family, kids, mother, and wife for the award, “and, thanks to all of you guys,” he added.

Monica Potter and Zack Shepherd from Parenthood presented the Favorite Hip-Hop Artist Award. The nominees were Nicki Minaj, Drake, T.I., Jay Z, and Iggy Azalea. Iggy Azalea was the winner of the award. “This is an amazing way to start the year!” she said.

Then, the first musical act to perform was Lady Antebellum, with the song Free Style. The audience clapped along as they sang. It was a pretty cool performance, and the audience really got into the song.

The Band Perry, nominated for Favorite Country Group, presented the award for Favorite Male Country Artist. Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, and Hunter Hayes were all nominated, and the award went to Hunter Hayes.

Ellen DeGeneres then took the People’s Choice Awards stage to present an award. She presented the award for Favorite TV Icon. The nominees were Tom Selleck, Betty White, Mark Harmon, Katey Sagal, and Tim Allen. Ellen said “The People’s Choice for Favorite TV Icon is…Betty White!”

The hosts of the People’s Choice Awards introduced Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs from Two Broke Girls to present the next People’s Choice Award. It was one for the Favorite Action Movie Actor. Hugh Jackman, Chris Evans, Mark Wahlberg, Liam Neeson, and Denzel Washington were nominated. The winner of this award was Chris Evans.

Patricia Arquette presented the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actor. The nominees were Matt Bomer, Charlie Hunnam, Sean Bean, Eric Dane, and William H. Macy. Matt Bomer was the winner of this award.

Thomas Lennon from the upcoming TV series, The Odd Couple, presented the People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Actress. Melissa McCarthy, Amy Poehler, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Zooey Deschanel, and Sofia Vegera were the nominees. Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting won the award, her second consecutive one in this category.

The nominees for the People’s Choice for Favorite Country Group were Rascal Flatts, the Zac Brown Band, The Band Perry, Lady Antebellum, and Florida Georgia Line. The winner of this award was…Lady Antebellum.

The next People’s Choice Awards show award was presented by Amy Adams. It was a Favorite Humanitarian Award, and Ben Affleck was the winner. He “became a champion to the Congolese people,” Amy said. He even made a short film about his going over to the Congo and personally helping out there.

The stars of the new Entourage movie presented the next award on the People’s Choice Awards 2015 show. It was for Favorite Dramatic Film Actress. Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, Shailene Woodley Chloe Grace Moretz and Reese Witherspoon were the nominees. Chloe Grace Moretz won; it was her second People’s Choice Awards that she has won. She thanked her fans, her cast and crew, Warner Brothers, and dedicated the award “to my grandmother, who passed away last year.”

The star of Being Mary Jane, Gabrielle Union, presented the nominees for Favorite Network TV Drama. Chicago Fire, Grey’s Anatomy, Revenge, Downton Abbey, and Scandal were the shows nominated. The award was won by Grey’s Anatomy.

The People’s Choice Awards show for Favorite Actress in a New Show was the next award presented. Jada Pinkett Smith, Debra Messing, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Téa Leoni were nominees. Viola Davis was the winner of this award. She thanked her husband, her daughter, and her fans for the award.

Sarah Hyland from Modern Family introduced hip-hop artist Iggy Azalea. She sang her new song, Beg for It. Iggy was awesome, as usual, getting the audience up and moving, dancing in place as she sang her latest hit. The dancers on stage with Iggy were great, also. Whoever did the choreography did an impressive job.

Jennifer Goodwin from Once Upon a Time and from Jane the Virgin presented the award for Favorite Movie Actor. The nominees were Brad Pitt, Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Downey Jr and Channing Tatum. The People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor was won by Robert Downey Jr. It was his fourth consecutive People’s Choice award.

Actor Rainn Wilson presented the last award of the night. It was the People’s Choice Awards show award for Favorite TV Show. Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, NCIS, The Big Bang Theory and Once Upon a Time were the nominees. The Big Bang Theory was the winner of this award, their fourth win in this category.

Written By: Douglas Cobb

Sources:
Entertainment Weekly
People’s Choice Awards Official Site

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