The Weeknd Leads 2016 People’s Choice Awards Nominees


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The Weeknd will lead the way at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards after picking up five nominations on Tuesday.

“The Hills” singer is up for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Album for Beauty Behind the Madness, among other top prizes, while Dwayne Johnson heads up the acting categories with nods across three different genres, in movies for Favorite Action Movie Actor, in TV for Favorite Cable TV Actor, and in digital for Favorite Social Media Celebrity.


Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7, Inside Out, Jurassic World, and Pitch Perfect 2 will battle it out for Favorite Movie, while Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey, Jr., and Will Smith are up for Favorite Actor, and Anne Hathaway, Melissa McCarthy, Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, and Scarlett Johansson will fight it out for Favorite Actress.

The 2016 PCAs will air live from the Microsoft Theater in L.A. Live in Los Angeles on January 6.

The main nomination categories are:

Favorite Movie: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7, Inside Out, Jurassic World, Pitch Perfect 2.

Favorite Movie Actor: Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey, Jr., Will Smith.

Favorite Movie Actress: Anne Hathaway, Melissa McCarthy, Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, Scarlett Johansson.

Favorite Action Movie: Avengers: Age of UltronThe Divergent Series: InsurgentFurious 7, Jurassic WorldMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials.

Favorite Action Movie Actor: Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, Dwayne Johnson, Robert Downey, Jr., Vin Diesel.

Favorite Action Movie Actress: Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Michelle Rodriguez, Scarlett Johansson, Shailene Woodley.

Favorite Animated Movie Voice: Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler, Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Selena Gomez.

Favorite Comedic Movie: The DUFFPitch Perfect 2SpyTed 2Trainwreck.

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor: Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg, Robert De Niro, Will Ferrell.

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress: Amy Schumer, Anna Kendrick, Melissa McCarthy, Rebel Wilson, Sofia Vergara.

Favorite Dramatic Movie: The Age of AdalineFifty Shades of GrayThe Longest RideThe MartianStraight Outta Compton.

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor: Channing Tatum, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Matt Damon, Will Smith.

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress: Blake Lively, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Winslet, Rachel McAdams.

Favorite Family Movie: CinderellaHomeHotel Transylvania 2Inside OutMinions.

Favorite Thriller Movie: The Boy Next Door, Insidious: Chapter 3PoltergeistTaken 3Unfriended.

Favorite TV Show: The Big Bang TheoryGame of ThronesGray’s AnatomyThe VoiceThe Walking Dead.

Favorite Network TV Comedy: 2 Broke GirlsThe Big Bang TheoryMike & MollyModern FamilyNew Girl.

Favorite Comedic TV Actor: Andy Samberg, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Matthew Perry.

Favorite Comedic TV Actress: Anna Faris, Kaley Cuoco, Melissa McCarthy, Sofia Vergara, Zooey Deschanel.

Favorite Network TV Drama: EmpireGothamGray’s AnatomyHow To Get Away With MurderScandal.

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor: Jesse Williams, Justin Chambers, Scott Foley, Taylor Kinney, Terrence Howard.

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress: Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington, Sara Ramirez, Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis.

Favorite Cable TV Comedy: Baby DaddyFaking ItIt’s Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaReal Husbands of Hollywood, Young & Hungry.

Favorite Cable TV Drama: Bates MotelThe FostersPretty Little LiarsRizzoli & IslesSuits.

Favorite Cable TV Actor: Adam DeVine, Christian Slater, Eric Dane, Kevin Hart, Taye Diggs.

Favorite Cable TV Actress: Ashley Benson, Hilary Duff, Lucy Hale, Sasha Alexander, Shay Mitchell.

Favorite Premium Cable TV Show: GirlsHomelandMasters of SexShamelessVeep.

Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor: Dwayne Johnson, Joshua Jackson, Justin Theroux, Matt LeBlanc, Nick Jonas.

Favorite Premium Cable TV Actress: Claire Danes, Emmy Rossum, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kristen Bell, Lisa Kudrow.

Favorite TV Crime Drama: BonesCastleCriminal MindsNCISPerson of Interest.

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actor: Jim Caviezel, LL Cool J, Mark Harmon, Nathan Fillion, Shemar Moore.

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress: Emily Deschanel, Lucy Liu, Mariska Hargitay, Pauley Perrette, Stana Katic.

Favorite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show: ArrowBeauty and the BeastOnce Upon a TimeSupernaturalThe Vampire Diaries.

Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show: American Horror StoryGame of ThronesOutlanderTeen WolfThe Walking Dead.

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor: David Tennant, Ian Somerhalder, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Sam Heughan.

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress: Caitriona Balfe, Emilia Clarke, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lady Gaga.

Favorite Animated TV Show: American Dad!, Bob’s Burger, Family Guy, The Simpsons, South Park.

Favorite Male Artist: Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan, Nick Jonas, The Weeknd.

Favorite Female Artist: Demi Lovato, Lana Del Rey, Madonna, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift.

Favorite Group: Fall Out Boy, Fifth Harmony, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, One Direction.

Favorite Breakout Artist: Fetty Wap, Halsey, Shawn Mendes, Tori Kelly, The Weeknd.

Favorite Male Country Artist: Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan.

Favorite Female Country Artist: Carrie Underwood, Cassadee Pope, Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire.

Favorite Country Group: The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band.

Favorite Pop Artist: Demi Lovato, Ed Sheeran, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift.

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist: Big Sean, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa.

Favorite R&B Artist: Chris Brown, Ciara, Janet Jackson, Ne-Yo, The Weeknd.

Favorite Album: American Beauty/American Psycho by Fall Out Boy, Beauty Behind the Madness by The Weeknd, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late by Drake, Smoke + Mirrors by Imagine Dragons, Title by Meghan Trainor.

Favorite Song: “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd, “Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding, “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “What Do You Mean?” by Justin Bieber.

Favorite Music Icon: Madonna, Paul McCartney, Prince, Steven Tyler, Stevie Wonder.

Favorite Social Media Celebrity: Anna Kendrick, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Dwayne Johnson, Taylor Swift.


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