‘People’s Choice Awards’ 2017 Winners: Ellen DeGeneres Sets a New Record

People's Choice Winner Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres at the People’s Choice Awards 2017 (Photo by Sonja Flemming © 2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc)
The star-studded 2017 People’s Choice Awards took place on January 18th hosted by Joel McHale (The Great Indoors) and airing live (on the East Coast) on CBS from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The fan-voted awards show recognizes stars of films, television, and music, with Ellen DeGeneres emerging as this year’s big winner. DeGeneres earned awards in the Favorite Daytime TV Host, Favorite Animated Movie Voice, and Favorite Comedic Collaboration categories, bringing her overall lifetime total wins to 20. She’s now the most decorated People’s Choice Awards winner in history.

This year’s other big winners included Outlander, Bates Motel, Finding Dory, Blake Shelton, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and The Big Bang Theory. Tyler Perry was honored with the Favorite Humanitarian award for his charitable work and the award’s sponsor, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, donated $100,000 to the Global Medical Relief Fund for Children on his behalf.

Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe weren’t able to attend the event, however they did send a special thank you message to their fans for voting for them:

People’s Choice Awards Winners:


Finding Dory – Favorite Movie
Ryan Reynolds – Favorite Movie Actor
Jennifer Lawrence – Favorite Movie Actress
Deadpool – Favorite Action Movie
Robert Downey Jr. – Favorite Action Movie Actor
Margot Robbie – Favorite Action Movie Actress
Ellen DeGeneres from Finding Dory – Favorite Animated Movie Voice
Bad Moms – Favorite Comedic Movie
Kevin Hart – Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Melissa McCarthy – Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
Me Before You – Favorite Dramatic Movie
Tom Hanks – Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor
Blake Lively – Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
Finding Dory – Favorite Family Movie
The Girl on the Train – Favorite Thriller Movie
Johnny Depp – Favorite Movie Icon


Outlander – Favorite TV Show
The Big Bang Theory – Favorite Network TV Comedy
Jim Parsons – Favorite Comedic TV Actor
Sofia Vergara – Favorite Comedic TV Actress
Grey’s Anatomy – Favorite Network TV Drama
Justin Chambers – Favorite Dramatic TV Actor
Priyanka Chopra – Favorite Dramatic TV Actress
Baby Daddy – Favorite Cable TV Comedy
Bates Motel – Favorite Cable TV Drama
Freddie Highmore – Favorite Cable TV Actor
Vera Farmiga – Favorite Cable TV Actress
Criminal Minds – Favorite TV Crime Drama
Mark Harmon – Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor
Jennifer Lopez – Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress
Orange is the New Black – Favorite Premium Drama Series
Fuller House – Favorite Premium Comedy Series
Dwayne Johnson – Favorite Premium Series Actor
Sarah Jessica Parker – Favorite Premium Series Actress
Supernatural – Favorite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show
The Walking Dead – Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show
Outlander – Favorite Premium Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Series
Sam Heughan – 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
Good Morning America – Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team
Jimmy Fallon – Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host
Matt LeBlanc – Favorite Actor in a New TV Series
Kristen Bell – Favorite Actress in a New TV Series
Favorite Animated TV Show – The Simpsons
Favorite New TV Comedy – Man With A Plan
Favorite New TV Drama – This is Us


Justin Timberlake – Favorite Male Artist
Britney Spears – Favorite Female Artist
Fifth Harmony – Favorite Group
Niall Horan – Favorite Breakout Artist
Blake Shelton – Favorite Male Country Artist
Carrie Underwood – Favorite Female Country Artist
Little Big Town – Favorite Country Group
Britney Spears – Favorite Pop Artist
G-Eazy – Favorite Hip-Hop Artist
Rihanna – Favorite R&B Artist
If I’m Honest by Blake Shelton – Favorite Album
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake – Favorite Song


Britney Spears – Favorite Social Media Celebrity
Cameron Dallas – Favorite Social Media Star
Lilly Singh – Favorite YouTube Star
Ellen DeGeneres and Britney Spears’ Mall Mischief – Favorite Comedic Collaboration