Glee tops People’s Choice nominations

The musical-comedy series Glee received eight nods, including Favorite Network TV Comedy. Star Darren Criss (in photo) was overjoyed to receive a Favorite Comedic TV Actor nomination.


Glee tops the 2014 People’s Choice Awards nominations.

The musical-comedy series received eight nods, including Favorite Network TV Comedy, with star Darren Criss overjoyed to receive a Favorite Comedic TV Actor nomination.

The 26-year-old actor tweeted: "First off THANK YOU to all the @GLEEonFOX fans for the @peopleschoice nominations. #klaine #glee #blam

"I’m very proud to be part of the groundbreaking relationship that is #Klaine Thank u to @MrRPMurphy, the #Glee writers, and @chriscolfer."

He faces stiff competition from his co-star Chris Colfer, while Lea Michele and Jane Lynch will battle it out with a number of other actresses in the Favorite Comedic TV Actress category.

Katy Perry and Sandra Bullock were recognized in five categories each.

The "Roar" hitmaker, Katy, 29, is up for Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Pop Artist, Favorite Song, Favorite Music Video, and Favorite Fan Following.

Gravity star Sandra is up for Favorite Actress, and features twice in the Favorite Duo category for her performance, alongside George Clooney in the space drama and Melissa McCarthy in Heat.

The annual U.S. event rewards the past year’s films, TV shows, and music artists in a wide number of categories, with the winners all voted for by members of the public.

The nominations were announced at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills on Tuesday (November 5) by stars, including Rachel Bilson, Darren Criss, Allison Janney, and Ciara, as well as awards hosts and 2 Broke Girls stars Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs.

Voting has opened on peopleschoice.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter until December 5.

The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards will air live on CBS on January 8 at 9 p.m.



Partial list of nominations for the People’s Choice Awards 2014:

Favorite Movie

Despicable Me 2

Fast & Furious 6

Iron Man 3

Monsters University

Star Trek Into Darkness



Favorite Movie Actor

Channing Tatum

Hugh Jackman

Johnny Depp

Leonardo DiCaprio

Robert Downey Jr.



Favorite Movie Actress

Gwyneth Paltrow

Jennifer Aniston

Melissa McCarthy

Sandra Bullock

Scarlett Johansson



Favorite Movie Duo

Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto (Star Trek Into Darkness)

Jennifer Aniston & Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers)

Robert Downey Jr. & Gwyneth Paltrow (Iron Man 3)

Sandra Bullock & George Clooney (Gravity)

Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy (The Heat)



Favorite Action Movie

Fast & Furious 6

Iron Man 3

Star Trek Into Darkness

The Wolverine

World War Z



Favorite Action Movie Star

Brad Pitt

Channing Tatum

Hugh Jackman

Robert Downey Jr.

Vin Diesel



Favorite Comedic Movie

Grown Ups 2

The Hangover Part III

The Heat

Instructions Not Included

We’re the Millers


Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Adam Sandler

Bradley Cooper

Chris Rock

James Franco

Zach Galifianakis



Favorite Comedic Movie Actress

Emma Watson

Jennifer Aniston

Melissa McCarthy

Sandra Bullock

Scarlett Johansson



Favorite Dramatic Movie

Captain Phillips

Gravity

The Great Gatsby

Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Prisoners



Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor

Channing Tatum

Chris Hemsworth

Hugh Jackman

Leonardo DiCaprio

Ryan Gosling



Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress

Amy Adams

Emma Stone

Halle Berry

Oprah Winfrey

Sandra Bullock



Favorite Family Movie

Despicable Me 2

Monsters University

Oz the Great and Powerful

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

The Smurfs 2



Favorite Horror Movie

Carrie

The Conjuring

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Insidious: Chapter 2

Mama



Favorite Thriller Movie

A Good Day to Die Hard

The Call

Now You See Me

Red 2

White House Down



Favorite Network TV Comedy

2 Broke Girls

The Big Bang Theory

Glee

How I Met Your Mother

Modern Family



Favorite Comedic TV Actor

Chris Colfer

Darren Criss

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jim Parsons

Neil Patrick Harris



Favorite Comedic TV Actress

Jane Lynch

Kaley Cuoco

Lea Michele

Melissa McCarthy

Zooey Deschanel



Favorite Network TV Drama

Chicago Fire

The Good Wife

Grey’s Anatomy

Nashville

Parenthood



Favorite Dramatic TV Actor

Jim Caviezel

Josh Charles

Kevin Bacon

Mark Harmon

Patrick Dempsey



Favorite Dramatic TV Actress

Julianna Margulies

Mariska Hargitay

Pauley Perrette

Sandra Oh

Stana Katic



Favorite Actor in a New TV Series

Andy Samberg

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Joseph Morgan

Michael J. Fox

Robin Williams



Favorite Actress in a New TV Series

Allison Janney

Anna Faris

Ming-Na Wen

Rebel Wilson

Sarah Michelle Gellar



Favorite TV Crime Drama

Bones

Castle

Criminal Minds

The Mentalist

NCIS



Favorite Competition TV Show

America’s Got Talent

Dancing with the Stars

MasterChef

The Voice

The X Factor



Favorite TV Anti-Hero

Dexter Morgan (Dexter)

Jaime Lannister (Game of Thrones)

Norman Bates (Bates Motel)

Rick Grimes (The Walking Dead)

Walter White (Breaking Bad)



Favorite Female Artist

Britney Spears

Demi Lovato

Katy Perry

P!nk

Selena Gomez



Favorite Breakout Artist

Ariana Grande

Austin Mahone

Icona Pop

Imagine Dragons

Lorde



Favorite Pop Artist

Britney Spears

Bruno Mars

Demi Lovato

Justin Timberlake

Katy Perry



Favorite Country Artist

The Band Perry

Blake Shelton

Carrie Underwood

Lady Antebellum

Taylor Swift



Favorite Hip-Hop Artist

Drake

Jay Z

Kanye West

Lil Wayne

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis



Favorite R&B Artist

Alicia Keys

Ciara

Justin Timberlake

Rihanna

Robin Thicke



Favorite Band

Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5

One Direction

OneRepublic

Paramore



Favorite Alternative Band

Fall Out Boy

Imagine Dragons

Mumford & Sons

Muse

Paramore



Favorite Song

"Just Give Me A Reason" (P!nk feat. Nate Ruess)

"Mirrors" (Justin Timberlake)

"Radioactive" (Imagine Dragons)

"Roar" (Katy Perry)

"When I Was Your Man" (Bruno Mars)

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