People’s Choice Awards Recap And Fun Facts

Here’s all you ever wanted to know about the People’s Choice Awards.

1. The People’s Choice Awards began in 1975.

2. CBS always airs it, with E! airing the Red Carpet Special.

3. It is one of the only awards shows that allows the general public to vote.

4. Until 2005, Gallup polls were used to vote for the winners. In 2005, they switched to online polls.

5. The nominees are chosen by the general public.

6. Anna Faris and her costar Allison Janney cohosted the People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday, January 7.

Here are all the winners of the most recent People’s Choice Awards.


Favorite Pop Artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite Breakout Artist: 5 Seconds of Summer

Favorite R&B Artist: Pharrell Williams

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist: Iggy Azalea

Favorite Female Artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite Male Artist: Ed Sheeran

Favorite Country Female Singer: Carrie Underwood

Favorite Song of the Year:  Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

Favorite Album: X by Ed Sheeran

Favorite Band: Maroon 5

Favorite Country Group: Lady Antebellum


Favorite TV Show: The Big Bang Theory

Favorite Dramedy: Orange Is the New Black

Favorite TV Comedy: The Simpsons

Favorite TV Crime Drama: Castle

Favorite Sketch Comedy TV Show: Saturday Night Live

Favorite Competition TV Show: The Voice

Favorite New TV Drama: The Flash

Favorite New TV Comedy: Jane the Virgin

Favorite Network TV Drama: Grey’s Anatomy

Favorite Network TV Comedy Series: The Big Bang Theory

Favorite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show: Beauty and the Beast

Favorite Cable TV Drama: Pretty Little Liars

Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show: Outlander

Favorite TV Icon: Betty White

Favorite Cable TV Actress: Angie Harmon

Favorite Cable TV Actor: Matt Bomer

Favorite Actor in a New TV Series: David Tennant

Favorite Actress in a New TV Series: Viola Davis

Favorite Daytime TV Host: Ellen Degeneres

Favorite TV Drama Actor: Patrick Dempsey

Favorite TV Drama Actress: Ellen Pompeo

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress: Stana Katic

Favorite TV Comedy Actor: Chris Colfer

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress: Kristin Kreuk

Favorite TV Character We Miss Most: Sandra Oh


Favorite Movie: Maleficent

Favorite Family Movie: Maleficent

Favorite Action Movie: Divergent

Favorite Comedic Movie: 22 Jump Street

Favorite Dramatic Movie: The Fault in Our Stars

Favorite Movie Actress: Jennifer Lawrence

Favorite Movie Actor: Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress: Melissa McCarthy

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor: Adam Sandler

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress: Chloë Grace Moretz

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor: Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Male Action Star: Chris Evans

Favorite Movie Duo: Theo James and Shailene Woodley


Favorite Humanitarian: Ben Affleck