Hunger Games wins popularity battle at People's Choice Awards

Jennifer Lawrence with her People's Choice Award.
Jennifer Lawrence with her People's Choice Award. Bang Showbiz

'THE Hunger Games' was the big winner at the People's Choice Awards Wednesday night (09.01.13), picking up five prizes.

The blockbuster film - the first in a trilogy based on Suzanne Collins' best-selling novels - was named Favourite Movie, Favourite Action Movie and Favourite Movie Franchise, while its star Jennifer Lawrence was named Favourite Movie Actress, and she and co-stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth took home Favourite On Screen Chemistry.

Jennifer - who beat competition from Mila Kunis, Emma Stone, Anne Hathaway and Scarlett Johansson to take the Favourite Movie Actress accolade - said: "Thank you for loving movies as much as I do, and loving this movie and voting."

However, the 22-year-old beauty also admitted she wasn't feeling very glamorous on such an auspicious occasion.

She said: "Oh my gosh, I'm sweating so much I'm gonna drop it. Oh god, Robert Downey Jr. knows, I sweat all over you ... when I shook his hand!"

>>Read the full list of winners here

Katy Perry was the biggest individual winner, being named Favourite Female Artist and Favourite Pop Artist, while her 'Part of Me' single was honoured with Favourite Pop Video. Her 'KatyCats' were named Favourite Music Fan Following.

She said afterwards the awards were a "very nice way to start off the New Year".

She added: "I think if I had to pick one of the awards, Favourite Music Fan Following would be my favourite one because my fans support me so much."

British boy band One Direction scooped two prizes, Favourite Song for 'What Makes You Beautiful' and Favourite Album for 'Up All Night'.

'The Big Bang Theory' actress Kaley Cuoco hosted the ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Performers included Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean and Alicia Keys.

A record-breaking 475 million votes were cast for this year's event.


People's Choice Awards 2013 full list of winners:

Favourite Comedic Movie Actress:

Jennifer Aniston


Favourite Comedic Movie Actor:

Adam Sandler


Favourite Comedic Movie :



Favourite Movie Actress:

Jennifer Lawrence


Favourite Movie Actor:

Robert Downey Jr.


Favourite Movie Icon:

Meryl Streep


Favourite Movie:

'The Hunger Games'


Favourite Movie Franchise:

'The Hunger Games'


Favourite Action Movie Star:

Chris Hemsworth


Favourite Action Movie:

'The Hunger Games'


Favourite Dramatic Movie Actress:

Emma Watson


Favourite Dramatic Movie Actor:

Zac Efron


Favourite Dramatic Movie:

'Perks of Being a Wallflower'


Favourite Movie Fan Following:

Twi-hards, 'Twilight'


Favourite Comedic TV Actress:

Lea Michele


Favourite Comedic TV Actor:

Chris Colfer


Favourite Cable TV Comedy:



Favourite Network TV Comedy:

'The Big Bang Theory'


Favourite New TV Comedy:

'The New Normal'


Favourite Dramatic TV Actress:

Ellen Pompeo


Favourite Dramatic TV Actor:

Nathan Fillion


Favourite Network TV Drama:

'Grey's Anatomy'


Favourite Cable TV Drama:



Favourite New TV Drama:

'Beauty and the Beast'


Favourite TV Crime Drama:



Favourite Premium Cable TV Show:

'True Blood'


Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show:



Favourite Competition TV Show:

'The X Factor'


Favourite Celebrity Judge:

Demi Lovato


Favourite TV Fan Following:

SPNFamily, 'Supernatural'


Favourite Daytime TV Host:

Ellen DeGeneres


Favourite Late Night Talk-Show Host:

Jimmy Fallon


Favourite New Talk-Show Host:

Steve Harvey


Favourite Male Artist:

Jason Mraz


Favourite Female Artist:

Katy Perry


Favourite Country Artist:

Taylor Swift


Favourite Pop Artist:

Katy Perry


Favourite R&B Artist:



Favourite Hip-Hop Artist:

Nicki Minaj


Favourite Band:

Maroon 5


Favourite Breakout Artist:

The Wanted


Favourite Album:

'Up All Night' , One Direction


Favourite Song:

'What Makes You Beautiful', One Direction


Favourite Music Video:

'Part of Me', Katy Perry


Favourite Music Fan Following:

KatyCats, Katy Perry


Favourite Superhero:

Robert Downey Jr.,' Iron Man'


Favourite Face of Heroism:

Jennifer Lawrence, 'The Hunger Games'


People's Voice Award:

Christina Aguilera


Favourite Onscreen Chemistry:

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, 'The Hunger Games'


Favourite Humanitarian:

Sandra Bullock

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