‘People’s Choice Awards 2016’ Winners Announced

Vin Diesel People's Choice Awards 2016
Vin Diesel on stage during the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2016 (Photo: Sonja Flemming © 2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.)

The People’s Choice Awards 2016 were held on January 6th with Jane Lynch, the star of the new half-hour comedy Angel From Hell, as host. Furious 7 won multiple awards, with Vin Diesel on hand to represent the film and collect the Favorite Movie and Favorite Action Movie trophies, delivering an emotional speech that paid tribute to his friend/co-star Paul Walker. And once again it was The Big Bang Theory that topped the list of winners in the TV categories, earning Favorite Network TV Comedy, Favorite TV Show, and Favorite Comedic Actor (Jim Parsons). Melissa McCarthy earned awards for her work in films and on TV, and Ellen DeGeneres was recognized as the Favorite Daytime TV Host as well as honored with the special Favorite Humanitarian award. With her Favorite Daytime TV Host award DeGeneres tied the People’s Choice Award record of 17 wins.

People’s Choice Awards Winners


Furious 7 – Favorite Movie

Channing Tatum – Favorite Movie Actor

Sandra Bullock – Favorite Movie Actress

Furious 7 – Favorite Action Movie

Chris Hemsworth – Favorite Action Movie Actor

Shailene Woodley – Favorite Action Movie Actress

Selena Gomez from Hotel Transylvania 2 – Favorite Animated Movie Voice

Pitch Perfect 2 – Favorite Comedic Movie

Kevin Hart – Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Melissa McCarthy – Favorite Comedic Movie Actress

The Martian – Favorite Dramatic Movie

Johnny Depp – Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor

Dakota Johnson – Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress

Minions – Favorite Family Movie

Taken 3 – Favorite Thriller movie


The Big Bang Theory – Favorite TV Show

The Big Bang Theory – Favorite Network TV Comedy

Jim Parsons – Favorite Comedic TV Actor

Melissa McCarthy – Favorite Comedic TV Actress

Grey’s Anatomy – Favorite Network TV Drama

Taylor Kinney – Favorite Dramatic TV Actor

Ellen Pompeo – Favorite Dramatic TV Actress

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – Favorite Cable TV Comedy

Pretty Little Liars – Favorite Cable TV Drama

Kevin Hart – Favorite Cable TV Actor

Sasha Alexander – Favorite Cable TV Actress

Homeland – Favorite Premium Cable TV Show

Dwayne Johnson – Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor

Kristen Bell – Favorite Premium Cable TV Actress

Person of Interest – Favorite TV Crime Drama

Nathan Fillion – Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor

Stana Katic – Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress

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

Outlander – Favorite Cable TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show

Jensen Ackles – Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor

Caitriona Balfe – Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress

The Voice – Favorite Competition TV Show

Ellen DeGeneres – Favorite Daytime TV Host

The Talk – Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team

Jimmy Fallon – Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host

Orange is the New Black – Favorite Streaming Series

John Stamos – Favorite Actor in a New TV Series

Priyanka Chopra – Favorite Actress in a New TV Series

The Simpsons – Favorite Animated TV Show


Ed Sheeran – Favorite Male Artist

Taylor Swift – Favorite Female Artist

Fifth Harmony – Favorite Group

Shawn Mendes – Favorite Breakout Artist

Blake Shelton – Favorite Male Country Artist

Carrie Underwood – Favorite Female Country Artist

Lady Antebellum – Favorite Country Group

Taylor Swift – Favorite Pop Artist

Nicki Minaj – Favorite Hip-Hop Artist

The Weeknd – Favorite R&B Artist

Meghan Trainor – Favorite Album

“What Do You Mean?” by Justin Bieber – Favorite Song

Madonna – Favorite Music Icon


Britney Spears – Favorite Social Media Celebrity

Matt Bellassai – Favorite Social Media Star

Candy Crush Saga – Favorite Mobile Game

Super Smash Bros. – Favorite Video Game

Connor Franta – Favorite YouTube Star


Ellen DeGeneres – Favorite Humanitarian