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The Surprising 2016 People’s Choice Awards Winners

The 2016 People's Choice Awards Winners

So who took home the big gongs? Chris Hemsworth – Aussie heartthrob and star of Thor and Avengers: Age of Ultron – won the award for Favourite Action Actor.
The Dancing Queen and hostess with the most-ess Ellen DeGeneres won Favourite Daytime TV Host as well as receiving a special humanitarian award.

The 2016 People's Choice Awards Winners
Ellen DeGeneres donned a black suit, while Portia De Rossi wore a Safiyaa white dress with matching trousers and a metallic belt

Australia’s hottest export, Ruby Rose, was up against Cara Delevingne, Kylie Jenner and Bella Thorne for the Seriously Popular Award, but but missed out the Maddie Ziegler (you’ll get it next year Rube’s, we bet!).

Here’s your list of the winners and nominees for the 2016 People’s Choice Awards.

Favourite Movie
Winner: Furious 7
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Inside Out
Jurassic World
Pitch Perfect 2

Favourite Movie Actor
Winner: Channning Tatum
Nominees: Chris Pratt
Johnny Depp
Robert Downey Jr.
Will Smith

Favourite Movie Actress
Winner: Sandra Bullock
Anne Hathaway
Melissa McCarthy
Meryl Streep
Scarlett Johansson

Favourite Action Movie Actor
Winner: Chris Hemsworth
Chris Pratt
Dwayne Johnson
Robert Downey Jr.
Vin Diesel

Favourite Action Movie Actress
Winner: Shailene Woodley
Charlize Theron
Emily Blunt
Michelle Rodriguez
Scarlett Johansson

Favourite Comedic Movie
Winner: Pitch Perfect 2
Ted 2

Favourite Comedic Movie Actor
Winner: Kevin Hart
Jack Black
Mark Wahlberg
Robert De Niro
Will Ferrell

The Surprising 2016 People's Choice Awards Winners
Kate Hudson and Jack Black presented an award to Melissa McCarthy

Favourite Comedic Movie Actress
Winner: Melissa McCarthy
Rebel Wilson
Sofia Vergara
Amy Schumer
Anna Kendrick

The Surprising 2016 People's Choice Awards Winners
Melissa McCarthy shows off her new svelt figure

Favourite Dramatic Movie
Winner: The Martian
The Age of Adaline
Fifty Shades of Grey
The Longest Ride
Straight Outta Compton

Favourite Dramatic Movie Actor
Winner: Johnny Depp
Channing Tatum
George Clooney
Matt Damon
Will Smith

Favourite Dramatic Movie Actress
Winner: Dakota Johnson
Jennifer Lopez
Kate Winslet
Rachel McAdams
Blake Lively

Favourite Family Movie
Winner: Minions
Hotel Transylvania 2
Inside Out

Favourite TV Show
Winner: The Big Bang Theory
Game of Thrones
Grey’s Anatomy
The Voice
The Walking Dead

Favourite Comedic TV Actress
Winner: Melissa McCarthy
Sofia Vergara
Zooey Deschanel
Anna Farris
Kaley Cuoco

Favourite TV Crime Drama
Winner: Person of Interest
Criminal Minds

Favourite Crime Drama TV Actress
Winner: Stana Katic
Emily Deschanel
Lucy Liu
Mariska Hargitay
Pauley Perrette

Favourite Crime Drama TV Actor
Winner: Nathan Fillion
Jim Caviezel
LL Cool J
Mark Harmon
Shemar Moore

Favourite Album
Winner: Title by Meghan Trainor
American Beauty / American Psycho by Fall Out Boy
Beauty Behind the Madness by The Weeknd
If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late by Drake
Smoke + Mirrors by Imagine Dragons

Meghan Trainer won Favourite Album
Meghan Trainer won Favourite Album

Favourite Song
Winner: “What Do You Mean?” by Justin Bieber
“Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar
“Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd
“Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding
“See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie PuthS

Singers Lea Michele, Christina Milan and Jules Hough

Favourite Music Icon
Winner: Madonna
Paul McCartney
Steven Tyler
Stevie Wonder

Favourite Hip-Hop Artist
Winner: Nicki Minaj
Big Sean
Kendrick Lamar
Wiz Khalifa

Tyler Posey, Arden Cho, Shelley Hennig and Cody Christian take a selfie
Tyler Posey, Arden Cho, Shelley Hennig and Cody Christian take a selfie

Favourite Pop Artist
Winner: Taylor Swift
Demi Lovato
Ed Sheeran
Kelly Clarkson
Selena Gomez

Written by Franki Hobson

Franki Hobson has worn many hats during her many years as a women's lifestyle journalist and editor. Her launching pad was COSMOPOLITAN magazine, where she moved from News & Entertainment Editor to Features Director, covering everything from the legalisation of the Morning After Pill to Gwen Stefani, fashion, beauty, sex, health, fitness, entertainment and relationships.

Franki Hobson is a contributing lifestyle writer for The Carousel.

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