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The Weeknd leads 2016 People's Choice Awards nominees

The Weeknd will lead the way at the 2016 People's Choice Awards after picking up five nominations on Tuesday (03Nov15).

The Hills singer is up for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Album for Beauty Behind the Madness, among other top prizes, while Dwayne Johnson heads up the acting categories with nods across three different genres, in movies for Favorite Action Movie Actor, in TV for Favorite Cable TV Actor, and in digital for Favorite Social Media Celebrity.

Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7, Inside Out, Jurassic World and Pitch Perfect 2 will battle it out for Favorite Movie, while Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey, Jr. and Will Smith are up for Favorite Actor, and Anne Hathaway, Melissa McCarthy, Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock and Scarlett Johansson will fight it out for Favorite Actress.

The 2016 PCAs will air live from the Microsoft Theater in L.A. Live in Los Angeles on 6 January (16).

The main nomination categories are:

Favorite Movie:

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Furious 7

Inside Out

Jurassic World

Pitch Perfect 2

Favorite Movie Actor:

Channing Tatum

Chris Pratt

Johnny Depp

Robert Downey, Jr.

Will Smith

Favorite Movie Actress:

Anne Hathaway

Melissa McCarthy

Meryl Streep

Sandra Bullock

Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Action Movie:

Avengers: Age of Ultron

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Furious 7

Jurassic World

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Favorite Action Movie Actor:

Chris Hemsworth

Chris Pratt

Dwayne Johnson

Robert Downey, Jr.

Vin Diesel

Favorite Action Movie Actress:

Charlize Theron

Emily Blunt

Michelle Rodriguez

Scarlett Johansson

Shailene Woodley

Favorite Animated Movie Voice:

Adam Sandler

Amy Poehler


Sandra Bullock

Selena Gomez

Favorite Comedic Movie:


Pitch Perfect 2


Ted 2


Favorite Comedic Movie Actor:

Jack Black

Kevin Hart

Mark Wahlberg

Robert De Niro

Will Ferrell

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress:

Amy Schumer

Anna Kendrick

Melissa McCarthy

Rebel Wilson

Sofia Vergara

Favorite Dramatic Movie:

The Age of Adaline

Fifty Shades of Gray

The Longest Ride

The Martian

Straight Outta Compton

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor:

Channing Tatum

George Clooney

Johnny Depp

Matt Damon

Will Smith

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress:

Blake Lively

Dakota Johnson

Jennifer Lopez

Kate Winslet

Rachel McAdams

Favorite Family Movie:



Hotel Transylvania 2

Inside Out


Favorite Thriller Movie:

The Boy Next Door

Insidious: Chapter 3


Taken 3


Favorite TV Show:

The Big Bang Theory

Game of Thrones

Gray's Anatomy

The Voice

The Walking Dead

Favorite Network TV Comedy:

2 Broke Girls

The Big Bang Theory

Mike & Molly

Modern Family

New Girl

Favorite Comedic TV Actor:

Andy Samberg

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jim Parsons

Johnny Galecki

Matthew Perry

Favorite Comedic TV Actress:

Anna Faris

Kaley Cuoco

Melissa McCarthy

Sofia Vergara

Zooey Deschanel

Favorite Network TV Drama:



Gray's Anatomy

How To Get Away With Murder


Favorite Dramatic TV Actor:

Jesse Williams

Justin Chambers

Scott Foley

Taylor Kinney

Terrence Howard

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress:

Ellen Pompeo

Kerry Washington

Sara Ramirez

Taraji P. Henson

Viola Davis

Favorite Cable TV Comedy:

Baby Daddy

Faking It

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Real Husbands of Hollywood

Young & Hungry

Favorite Cable TV Drama:

Bates Motel

The Fosters

Pretty Little Liars

Rizzoli & Isles


Favorite Cable TV Actor:

Adam DeVine

Christian Slater

Eric Dane

Kevin Hart

Taye Diggs

Favorite Cable TV Actress:

Ashley Benson

Hilary Duff

Lucy Hale

Sasha Alexander

Shay Mitchell

Favorite Premium Cable TV Show:



Masters of Sex



Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor:

Dwayne Johnson

Joshua Jackson

Justin Theroux

Matt LeBlanc

Nick Jonas

Favorite Premium Cable TV Actress:

Claire Danes

Emmy Rossum

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Kristen Bell

Lisa Kudrow

Favorite TV Crime Drama:



Criminal Minds


Person of Interest

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actor:

Jim Caviezel

LL Cool J

Mark Harmon

Nathan Fillion

Shemar Moore

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress:

Emily Deschanel

Lucy Liu

Mariska Hargitay

Pauley Perrette

Stana Katic

Favorite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show:


Beauty and the Beast

Once Upon a Time


The Vampire Diaries

Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show:

American Horror Story

Game of Thrones


Teen Wolf

The Walking Dead

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor:

David Tennant

Ian Somerhalder

Jensen Ackles

Misha Collins

Sam Heughan

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress:

Caitriona Balfe

Emilia Clarke

Ginnifer Goodwin

Jennifer Morrison

Lady Gaga

Favorite Animated TV Show:

American Dad!

Bob's Burger

Family Guy

The Simpsons

South Park

Favorite Male Artist:

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Luke Bryan

Nick Jonas

The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist:

Demi Lovato

Lana Del Rey


Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

Favorite Group:

Fall Out Boy

Fifth Harmony

Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5

One Direction

Favorite Breakout Artist:

Fetty Wap


Shawn Mendes

Tori Kelly

The Weeknd

Favorite Male Country Artist:

Blake Shelton

Brad Paisley

Dierks Bentley

Keith Urban

Luke Bryan

Favorite Female Country Artist:

Carrie Underwood

Cassadee Pope

Kacey Musgraves

Miranda Lambert

Reba McEntire

Favorite Country Group:

The Band Perry

Florida Georgia Line

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Zac Brown Band

Favorite Pop Artist:

Demi Lovato

Ed Sheeran

Kelly Clarkson

Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist:

Big Sean


Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Wiz Khalifa

Favorite R&B Artist:

Chris Brown


Janet Jackson


The Weeknd

Favorite Album:

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

Title by Meghan Trainor

Favorite Song:

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 Puth

What Do You Mean? by Justin Bieber

Favorite Music Icon:


Paul McCartney


Steven Tyler

Stevie Wonder

Favorite Social Media Celebrity:

Anna Kendrick


Britney Spears

Dwayne Johnson

Taylor Swift.