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Nominees Announced for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Voting Begins Today At and via Social Media Platforms</b></i> </p>

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Nominees Announced for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 201312:30 EST Thursday, November 15, 2012 LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- Nominees for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 were announced this morning at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills by country superstar Jason Aldean, Anthony Anderson (“Guys with Kids”), Sophia Bush (“Partners”), Jason O'Mara (“Vegas”), Monica Potter (“Parenthood”), and Casey Wilson (“Happy Endings”), along with PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 host Kaley Cuoco (“The Big Bang Theory”) and Executive Producer Mark Burnett. Prior to this morning's announcement, fans cast over 93 million votes to pick new categories and determine the nominees for the annual awards show that celebrates fan favorites in movies, music and television. See below for a complete list of nominees. Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine leads the list of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 nominees with 6 nods, in both music and television categories, for his work with Maroon 5 (Favorite Band, Favorite Song, Favorite Album, Favorite Music Video) and “The Voice” (Favorite Celebrity Judge, Favorite Competition TV Show). Justin Bieber is the top individual nominee with 5 music nods including Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Pop Artist, Favorite Album, Favorite Music Video and Favorite Music Fan Following. Channing Tatum leads the men with 4 individual acting nods (Favorite Male Actor, Favorite Comedic Actor, Favorite Dramatic Actor and Favorite On-Screen Chemistry) and Emma Stone and Jennifer Lawrence will go head-to-head in each of their 3 categories (Favorite Movie Actress, Favorite Face of Heroism and Favorite On-Screen Chemistry). Top TV and film nominees include “Glee,” nominated for 5 awards including Favorite Network TV Comedy, and “The Avengers,” up for 8 awards, including Favorite Movie. How to Vote for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013:Website – houses the main voting platform for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013. Facebook – features a custom application where fans can personalize their voting experience and share their votes with friends. Twitter – Fans can cast official votes for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 by tweeting a specific series of hashtags based on the nominee's name and category. To see a complete list of hashtags created for each nominee, please visit Mobile – Fans can vote in all categories on the People's Choice Awards mobile site, and via the official voting application for Android and iOS devices. The free app is available for download from Google Play and the Mac App Store. Voting begins today for all 48 categories and will end on December 13, 2012. Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Tickets to the awards show are now available for fans to purchase through Ticketmaster. Media outlets can apply for credentials to cover PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 at As the official retail sponsor of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013, Walgreens will be presenting two categories, “Favorite New TV Comedy” and “Favorite New TV Drama,” which are currently open for voting at All new network shows are eligible, and the top 5 vote getters in each category will be named official nominees on December 14, 2012. Voting for these two categories will remain open at through the night of the show. Also staying open until show night are “Favorite Movie Fan Following,” “Favorite Music Fan Following” and “Favorite TV Fan Following,” three brand new categories that celebrate pop culture mega fans and their devotion to films, musicians and TV shows. PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 will see the return of “Favorite Movie Icon.” The winner will receive a one-of-a-kind custom award created by Waterford, the official designer and house of crystal that produces the People's Choice Awards trophies. Each award is hand cut by Waterford artisans in Ireland to create a sparkling crystal design steeped in heritage and craftsmanship. ABOUT PEOPLE'S CHOICE Now in its 39th year, the People's Choice Awards continues to be the only major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in movies, music and television. The People's Choice official website at houses the voting platform where fans determine the categories, nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Every year, potential nominees are determined by national ratings averages, box office grosses, music sales and data, then vetted through E-Poll® MediaSYNC – E-Score Celebrity. Fred Nelson is the President of People's Choice, and the awards show is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc. [NYSE:PG], which is represented by Liquid Thread, a division of Starcom MediaVest Group, Worldwide, Inc., supervisors of the production. PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 Nominees: FAVORITE MOVIE The Amazing Spider-Man The Avengers The Dark Knight Rises The Hunger Games Snow White and the Huntsman FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR Channing Tatum Johnny Depp Joseph Gordon-Levitt Robert Downey, Jr. Will Smith FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS Anne Hathaway Emma Stone Jennifer Lawrence Mila Kunis Scarlett Johansson FAVORITE MOVIE ICON Emma Thompson Maggie Smith Meryl Streep Michelle Pfeiffer Susan Sarandon FAVORITE ACTION MOVIE The Amazing Spider-Man The Avengers The Dark Knight Rises The Hunger Games Men in Black 3 FAVORITE ACTION MOVIE STAR Chris Evans Chris Hemsworth Christian Bale Robert Downey, Jr. Will Smith FAVORITE FACE OF HEROISM Anne Hathaway, The Dark Knight Rises Emma Stone, The Amazing Spider-Man Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman Scarlett Johansson, The Avengers FAVORITE COMEDIC MOVIE 21 Jump Street Dark Shadows Pitch Perfect Ted What to Expect When You're Expecting FAVORITE COMEDIC MOVIE ACTOR Adam Sandler Ben Stiller Channing Tatum Will Ferrell Zach Galifianakis FAVORITE COMEDIC MOVIE ACTRESS Cameron Diaz Emily Blunt Jennifer Aniston Mila Kunis Reese Witherspoon FAVORITE DRAMATIC MOVIE Argo The Lucky One Magic Mike The Perks of Being a Wallflower The Vow FAVORITE DRAMATIC MOVIE ACTOR Bradley Cooper Channing Tatum Jake Gyllenhaal Liam Neeson Zac Efron FAVORITE DRAMATIC MOVIE ACTRESS Charlize Theron Emma Watson Keira Knightley Meryl Streep Rachel McAdams FAVORITE MOVIE FRANCHISE The Avengers The Dark Knight The Hunger Games Madagascar Spider-Man FAVORITE MOVIE SUPERHERO Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man Chris Evans as Captain America Chris Hemsworth as Thor Christian Bale as Batman Robert Downey, Jr. as Iron Man FAVORITE ON-SCREEN CHEMISTRY Emma Stone / Andrew Garfield, The Amazing Spider-Man Jennifer Lawrence / Josh Hutcherson / Liam Hemsworth, The Hunger Games Kristen Stewart / Chris Hemsworth, Snow White and the Huntsman Rachel McAdams / Channing Tatum, The Vow Scarlett Johansson / Jeremy Renner, The Avengers FAVORITE MOVIE FAN FOLLOWING Potterheads, Harry Potter Ringers, The Lord of the Rings Rum Runners, Pirates of the Caribbean Tributes, The Hunger Games Twihards, Twilight FAVORITE NETWORK TV COMEDY The Big Bang Theory Glee How I Met Your Mother Modern Family New Girl FAVORITE NETWORK TV DRAMA Gossip Girl Grey's Anatomy Grimm Once Upon a Time Revenge FAVORITE CABLE TV COMEDY Awkward Hot in Cleveland It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Melissa & Joey Psych FAVORITE CABLE TV DRAMA Burn Notice Leverage Pretty Little Liars The Walking Dead White Collar FAVORITE PREMIUM CABLE TV SHOW Dexter Game of Thrones Homeland Spartacus True Blood FAVORITE TV CRIME DRAMA Bones Castle Criminal Minds CSI NCIS FAVORITE SCI-FI/FANTASY TV SHOW Doctor Who Once Upon a Time Supernatural The Vampire Diaries The Walking Dead FAVORITE COMEDIC TV ACTOR Chris Colfer Jesse Tyler Ferguson Jim Parsons Neil Patrick Harris Ty Burrell FAVORITE COMEDIC TV ACTRESS Jane Lynch Kaley Cuoco Lea Michele Sofia Vergara Zooey Deschanel FAVORITE DRAMATIC TV ACTOR Ian Somerhalder Jared Padalecki Jensen Ackles Nathan Fillion Paul Wesley FAVORITE DRAMATIC TV ACTRESS Ellen Pompeo Emily Deschanel Ginnifer Goodwin Nina Dobrev Stana Katic FAVORITE DAYTIME TV HOST The Ellen DeGeneres ShowEllen DeGeneres Good Morning AmericaGeorge Stephanopoulos, Josh Elliott, Lara Spencer, Robin Roberts, Sam Champion Live with Kelly & MichaelKelly Ripa & Michael Strahan The Today ShowAl Roker, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, The ViewBarbara Walters, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, Whoopi Goldberg FAVORITE LATE NIGHT TALK SHOW HOST Chelsea Handler Conan O'Brien David Letterman Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Kimmel FAVORITE NEW TALK SHOW HOST Jeff Probst Katie Couric Michael Strahan Ricki Lake Steve Harvey FAVORITE COMPETITION TV SHOW America's Got Talent American Idol Dancing with the Stars The Voice The X Factor FAVORITE CELEBRITY JUDGE Adam Levine Britney Spears Christina Aguilera Demi Lovato Jennifer Lopez FAVORITE TV FAN FOLLOWING Gleeks, Glee Little Liars, Pretty Little Liars Oncers, Once Upon A Time SPNFamily, Supernatural TVDFamily, The Vampire Diaries FAVORITE NEW TV COMEDY Ben & Kate Go On Guys With Kids The Mindy Project The Neighbors The New Normal Partners FAVORITE NEW TV DRAMA 666 Park Avenue Arrow Beauty & The Beast Chicago Fire Elementary Emily Owens, M.D. Last Resort The Mob Doctor Nashville Revolution Vegas FAVORITE MALE ARTIST Blake Shelton Chris Brown Jason Mraz Justin Bieber Usher FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST Adele Carrie Underwood Katy Perry P!nk Taylor Swift FAVORITE POP ARTIST Adele Demi Lovato Justin Bieber Katy Perry P!nk FAVORITE HIP HOP ARTIST Drake Flo Rida Jay-Z Nicki Minaj Pitbull FAVORITE R&B ARTIST Alicia Keys Beyoncé Bruno Mars Rihanna Usher FAVORITE BAND Green Day Linkin Park Maroon 5 No Doubt Train FAVORITE COUNTRY ARTIST Blake Shelton Carrie Underwood Jason Aldean Taylor Swift Tim McGraw FAVORITE BREAKOUT ARTIST Carly Rae Jepsen Fun. Gotye One Direction The Wanted FAVORITE SONG “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen “One More Night,” Maroon 5 “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift “We Are Young,” Fun. ft. Janelle Monáe “What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction FAVORITE ALBUM Believe, Justin Bieber Blown Away, Carrie Underwood Overexposed, Maroon 5 Some Nights, Fun. Up All Night, One Direction FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO Boyfriend, Justin Bieber Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen Gangnam Style, Psy Part of Me, Katy Perry Payphone, Maroon 5 ft. Wiz Khalifa FAVORITE MUSIC FAN FOLLOWING Beliebers, Justin Bieber Directioners, One Direction KatyCats, Katy Perry Lovatics, Demi Lovato Selenators, Selena Gomez Slate PRAndy Gelb, 310-461-0111andy@slate-pr.comStephanie Samson,