Peoples’ Choice Awards Swept by “Hunger Games”

"Hunger Games" grabs 5 awards, Katy Perry wins 4

WRITTEN BY: Alex Furlin
Pop star Katy Perry walked away with 3 individual trophies
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Pop star Katy Perry walked away with 3 individual trophies

The People's Choice awards were given out yesterday, with "The Hunger Games" -- star Jennifer Lawrence in particular -- and Katy Perry dominating the show. "The Hunger Games" ultimately won 5 People's Choice awards, sweeping Favorite Movie, Favorite Action Movie, Favorite Movie Franchise, Favorite Face Of Heroism for Jennifer Lawrence, and Favorite On-Screen Chemistry for the three leads of the film, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth. In addition, Lawrence picked up an additional award for Favorite Movie Actress, beating out the likes of Anne Hathaway, Emma Stone, and Scarlett Johanson. 

Katy Perry was the other major winner at the People's Choice awards, picking up trophies for Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Pop Artist, Favorite Music Video for "Part of Me", and Favorite Music Fan Following for Perry's fanbase "Katycats". Yes, we are awarding people who actively call themselves "Katycats" now. Believe it. One Direction also won their nominations in Favorite Song of the Year for "What Makes You Beautiful" and Favorite Album of the Year for their debut "Up All Night", furthering cementing the People's Choice awards as being relevant only to 11 year old girls. 

The People's Choice awards this year hit a record for the amount of votes cast online, topping 475 million. In comparison, roughly 126 million votes were cast in the 2012 Presidential election. Here's a full list of the winners:

Movie: "The Hunger Games"

Movie actor: Robert Downey, Jr.

Movie actress: Jennifer Lawrence

Action movie: "The Hunger Games"

Action movie star: Chris Hemsworth

Face of heroism: Jennifer Lawrence, "The Hunger Games"

Comedic movie: "Ted"

Comedic movie actor: Adam Sandler

Comedic movie actress: Jennifer Aniston

Dramatic movie: "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"

Dramatic movie actor: Zac Efron

Dramatic movie actress: Emma Watson

Movie franchise: "The Hunger Games"

Movie superhero: Robert Downey, Jr., "Iron Man"

On-screen chemistry: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth, "The Hunger Games"

Movie icon: Meryl Streep

Network TV comedy: "The Big Bang Theory"

Network TV drama: "Grey's Anatomy"

Cable TV comedy: "Awkward"

Cable TV drama: "Leverage"

Premium cable TV show: "True Blood"

TV crime drama: "Castle"

Sci-fi/fantasy TV show: "Supernatural"

Comedic TV actor: Chris Colfer

Comedic TV actress: Lea Michele

Dramatic TV actor: Nathan Fillion

Dramatic TV actress: Ellen Pompeo

Daytime TV host: Ellen DeGeneres

Late-night talk show host: Jimmy Fallon

New talk show host: Steve Harvey

Competition TV show: "The X Factor"

Celebrity judge: Demi Lovato

Male artist: Jason Mraz

Female artist: Katy Perry

Pop artist: Katy Perry

Hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj

R&B artist: Rihanna

Band: Maroon 5

Country artist: Taylor Swift

Breakout artists: The Wanted

Song: One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful"

Album: One Direction, "Up All Night"

Music video: Katy Perry, "Part of Me"

People's voice: Christina Aguilera

Humanitarian: Sandra Bullock

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