People’s Choice Awards 2017

People’s Choice Awards 2017

It’s that time of the year again, it’s time for the People’s Choice Awards. The longstanding award show is the only show that lets the fan nominate and vote for the winner of each category. The 43rd show will be aired live on 18th January 2017 from L.A. The list of nominees has been selected (voted with a whopping 125 million votes!) and the red carpet looks to be alight with the best in TV and film.

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The Categories

With a massive 64 categories the People’s Choice awards promise to be big moment in 2017. The categories cover a broad spectrum of the the film and TV industry, from Favourite Movie to Favourite Social Media Star. The nominees are well known actors and actresses to up and coming YouTube talent. For a full list of all of the categories and nominees click here.

Talent to Watch Out For

Ellen DeGeneres could also be making history with the People’s Choice awards this year. She’s been nominated for three categories and if she wins just one of these, she will have won the most awards in the awards history. Kevin Hart is the next celebrity to keep an eye on with a total of 5 nominations across 5 categories including Favourite Comedic Collaboration and Favourite Comedic Actor.

Music Categories

Artists Drake and Rihanna are going neck at neck to with four nominations each the music categories. There are many big names including Zayn Malik and Niall Horan of former One Direction both in the running for Favourite Breakout Artist. Zayn has also been nominated for the Favourite Song with his song Pillow Talk (we can see why, we love this song!).

Film Categories

In the film categories we see Captain America: Civil War has 7 nominations including Favourite Action Movie. In the Favourite Dramatic Movie category we see the likes of Me Before You and Deep Water Horizon battling it out. In the Favourite Dramatic Movie actor there is a surprising contender with the likes of Ben Affleck being nominated. For Favourite Thriller Movie we’re seeing top films like Girl on the Train and The Shallows (top films for the horror and thriller film lovers out there).

In the Favourite Family Movie there are several great animated films that have been nominated including Zootopia and Secret Life of Pets which showcase the variety of mediums and talent in the industry.

Digital Categories

The Digital Categories are a recent addition with the rise of popularity in social media and YouTube. Categories include the Favourite Social Media Star with the likes of Kim K and Brittany Spears nominated (we’re pretty sure who’s going to win with their style and magic contouring!) Other awards for this category are Favourite Youtube Star with nominees like Lilly Singh and Shane Dawson.

Watch Out For The Red Carpet

Naturally we’re looking forward to seeing what designs the stars will be wearing on the red carpet for this historical awards ceremony! Last year we saw lots of gorgeous and inventive designs, so we’re hoping 2017 is going to be even bigger and better.

Cast your vote in the People’s Choice awards here.