People's Choice Awards a feast for 'Hunger Games'

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[January 10, 2013]  LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Hunger Games" devoured the competition at the People's Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.

Katy Perry won three awards at the Wednesday night ceremony in Los Angeles, at which fans selected the winners in categories spanning music, movies and television.

"Hunger Games" was named favorite movie, action movie and movie franchise, and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth had fans' favorite on-screen chemistry. Lawrence also won favorite movie actress and "face of heroism."

Perry was the fans' favorite female artist and pop artist. Her video for "Part of Me" also won.

Sandra Bullock picked up the show's first favorite humanitarian award for her efforts in New Orleans.

Actress Kaley Cuoco hosted the ceremony at the Nokia Theatre, where performers included Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean and Alicia Keys.


The night's 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"

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  • 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



[Associated Press]

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