'Avengers' leads People's Choice nods
'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' 'Grey's Anatomy' and The Weeknd lead the nominations for the 2016 People's Choice Awards.
The Marvel blockbuster and its stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson picked up a total of seven nods ahead of the upcoming ceremony at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, including Favourite Movie, Favourite Actor and Favourite Actress, while the long-running medical drama scored six nominations, including Favourite TV Show and Favourite Network TV Drama.
The Weeknd leads the pack in the musical categories with five nominations, including Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Album, followed by 'Blank Space' hitmaker Taylor Swift, who is up for four different prizes, including Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Pop Artist.
'Ballers' star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson was named in three different categories for his work, including Favourite Action Movie Star, Favorite Cable TV Actor and Favorite Social Media Celebrity.
Ed Sheeran is among the other top contenders, while Madonna will battle it out against Paul McCartney, Prince, Steven Tyler, and Stevie Wonder in a bid to scoop the Favourite Music Icon prize.
Fans can vote for their favourite artists and actors via the People's Choice website, Facebook page, Twitter or mobile app, and the winners will be revealed at the star-studded ceremony on January 6, 2016.
Partial list of nominations for the People's Choice Awards 2016:
'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
'Pitch Perfect 2'
Favourite Movie Actor
Robert Downey, Jr.
Favourite Movie Actress
Favourite Action Movie Actor
Robert Downey, Jr.
Favourite Action Movie Actress
Favourite TV Show
'The Big Bang Theory'
'Game of Thrones'
'The Walking Dead'
Favourite Male Artist
Favourite Female Artist
Lana Del Rey
Fall Out Boy
Favourite Breakout Artist
'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