The nominees for PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2016 were announced this morning at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Betsy Brandt (“Life in Pieces”), Marcia Gay Harden (“Code Black”), Raza Jaffrey (“Code Black”), Zachary Levi (“Heroes Reborn”), Christina Milian (“Grandfathered”), Abigail Spencer (“True Detective”) and Ming-Na Wen (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) joined host Jane Lynch (“Angel From Hell”) and Executive Producer Mark Burnett to reveal this year’s nominees in music, film, television and, new this year, digital categories. Fans can vote now at http://vote.peopleschoice.com to determine the winners in all 65 categories including “Favorite Comedic Movie,” “Favorite Social Media Star,” “Favorite Pop Artist” and “Favorite Dramatic TV Actor.”
Voting begins today at http://vote.peopleschoice.com, Facebook and mobile applications, and will end at 11:59 PM, ET on Dec. 3, 2015. Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast of PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2016 from the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
This year, fans cast more than 72 million votes to determine the nominees. The Weeknd leads the list of nominees with five nods, including “Favorite Male Artist” and “Favorite Album” for Beauty Behind the Madness. Madonna, who is a two-time winner, has received her seventh and eighth People’s Choice nominations, one for “Favorite Music Icon,” with Paul McCartney, Prince, Steven Tyler and Stevie Wonder, and the other for “Favorite Female Artist,” with Demi Lovato, Lana Del Rey, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift. Dwayne Johnson is the only nominee to receive 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.” “Grey’s Anatomy” is the most-nominated TV show with six nods, while “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is the top movie nominee with seven.