One big-screen veteran clearly dominated the People’s Choice Awards, even with a TV fixture and a pop singer also among the night’s big winners, USA Today reports.
The night belonged to Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock, who has yet to come back to Earth after the release of "Gravity." Bullock snagged four People’s Choice Awards, including favorite movie actress and favorite movie duo, an award she split with George Clooney for "Gravity."
Also having big nights were daytime TV fixture Ellen DeGeneres and pop singer Justin Timberlake, each of whom took home three awards. Timberlake got favorite male artist, favorite R&B artist and favorite album, for "The 20/20 Experience."
"With her win for favorite daytime TV host, Ellen DeGeneres became the winningest female in the award show’s history, with a total of 14 crystal trophies," the story reports. "In his acceptance speech, Timberlake actually thanked ‘Ellen for the personal inspiration and the cookies — she bakes a hell of a cookie.’"
More than 700 million votes were cast by fans to determine the winners.
"’Iron Man 3′ took home the awards for both favorite movie and favorite action movie. ‘The Big Bang Theory’ won favorite network TV comedy, with its star Kaley Cuoco winning favorite comedic TV actress," the report adds.
Queen Latifah was named best new talk-show host. Adam Sandler was named favorite comedic movie actor for the fourth consecutive time. And Britney Spears took home her first People’s Choice Award for favorite pop artist.
"Jennifer Hudson was awarded the second annual People’s Choice Award for favorite humanitarian, in recognition of her work with the Julian D. King Gift Foundation," the story reports. "Along with her sister, Julia Hudson, she founded the organization in 2009 in honor of her late nephew, Julian King. The foundation provides positive experiences for children of all backgrounds."