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Captain America Civil War leads People's Choice Awards

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Captain America Civil War leads People's Choice Awards

'Captain America: Civil War' has lead the way with seven nominations at the 2017 People's Choice Awards.

The Marvel blockbuster is in with the chance of nabbing a collection of gongs at the annual event, held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at the beginning of January, after it secured a nod in the Favourite Movie category against 'Deadpool', 'Finding Dory', 'Suicide Squad' and 'Zootopia'.

The film - which was directed by brothers Joe and Anthony Russo - could also walk away with the prize for the Favourite Action Movie, but will have to fight off competition from 'Suicide Squad', 'Deadpool', 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' and X-Men: 'Apocalypse'.

And with a helping hand from one of the movie's main stars, Robert Downey Jr. - who portrays Iron Man again - 'Captain America: Civil War' could also walk away with the Favourite Movie Actor title, providing he manages to fight off Kevin Hart, Ryan Reynolds, Tom Hanks and Will Smith.

The 51-year-old actor could also walk away with the prestigious prize for the Favourite Action Movie Actor but has been pitted up against his co-star Chris Evans - who plays Captain America - 'Deadpool's Reynolds, Suicide Squad's Smith, and 'Independence Day: Resurgence's Liam Hemsworth.

And the film's leading lady Scarlett Johansson - who plays Black Widow - has also secured two nominations in the Favourite Movie Actress and Favourite Action Movie Actress category.

However, if she's in with the chance of claiming either title, the 31-year-old beauty will need to outdo Margot Robbie and Jennifer Lawrence, who have also secured nominations for both prizes.

Chris Hemsworth, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Kevin Hart, Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron may be known for their more serious roles, but all of them are up for Favourite Comedic Movie Actor.

Anna Kendrick, Kristen Bell, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Rebel Wilson are also up for the same gong in the female equivalent category for their laugh-out-loud antics on the big screen.

On the music front, Blake Shelton, Drake, Justin Timberlake, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd are in with the chance of claiming Favourite Male Artist, while Adele, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, Britney Spears and Rihanna could walk away with the trophy for Favourite Female Artist.

And the 'Hello' hitmaker and 'Side to Side' singer have also managed to climb into the Favourite Pop Artist category against Britney Spears, Timberlake and Australian artist Sia.

Kanye West - who has been busy touring for the last year - is up against his close friend Wiz Khalifa in the Favourite Hip-Hop Artist, while DJ Khaled, G-Eazy, and Kendrick Lamar have also made the cut.

The Full List of 2017 People's Choice Awards nominations are as follows;

Favourite Movie

'Captain America: Civil War'

'Deadpool'

'Finding Dory'

'Suicide Squad'

'Zootopia'

Favourite Movie Actor

Kevin Hart

Robert Downey Jr.

Ryan Reynolds

Tom Hanks

Will Smith

Favourite Movie Actress

Anna Kendrick

Jennifer Lawrence

Margot Robbie

Melissa McCarthy

Scarlett Johansson

Favourite Action Movie

'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'

'Captain America: Civil War'

'Deadpool'

'Suicide Squad'

'X-Men: Apocalypse'

Favourite Action Movie Actor

Chris Evans

Liam Hemsworth

Robert Downey Jr.

Ryan Reynolds

Will Smith

Favourite Action Movie Actress

Jennifer Lawrence

Margot Robbie

Scarlett Johansson

Shailene Woodley

Zoe Saldana

Favourite Animated Movie Voice

Bill Murray in 'The Jungle Book'

Ellen DeGeneres in 'Finding Dory'

Ginnifer Goodwin in 'Zootopia'

Jason Bateman in 'Zootopia'

Kevin Hart in 'The Secret Life of Pets'

Favourite Comedic Movie

'Bad Moms'

'Central Intelligence'

'Ghostbusters'

'How to Be Single'

'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising'

Favourite Comedic Movie Actor

Chris Hemsworth

Dwayne Johnson

Kevin Hart

Ryan Gosling

Zac Efron

Favourite Comedic Movie Actress

Anna Kendrick

Kristen Bell

Kristen Wiig

Melissa McCarthy

Rebel Wilson

Favourite Dramatic Movie

'Deepwater Horizon'

'Me Before You'

'Miracles From Heaven'

'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

'Sully'

Favourite Dramatic Movie Actor

Ben Affleck

Chris Pine

George Clooney

Mark Wahlberg

Tom Hanks

Favourite Dramatic Movie Actress

Amy Adams

Blake Lively

Emily Blunt

Julia Roberts

Meryl Streep

Favourite Family Movie

'Alice Through the Looking Glass'

'Finding Dory'

'The Jungle Book'

'The Secret Life of Pets'

'Zootopia'

Favourite Thriller Movie

'The Conjuring 2'

'The Girl on the Train'

'Nerve'

'The Purge: Election Year'

'The Shallows'

Favourite Movie Icon

Denzel Washington

Johnny Depp

Samuel L. Jackson

Tom Cruise

Tom Hanks

MUSIC

Favourite Male Artist

Blake Shelton

Drake

Justin Timberlake

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist

Adele

Ariana Grande

Beyonce

Britney Spears

Rihanna

Favourite Group

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Fifth Harmony

Panic! at the Disco

Twenty One Pilots

Favourite Breakout Artist

Alessia Cara

The Chainsmokers

DNCE

Niall Horan

Zayn

Favourite Male Country Artist

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

Luke Bryan

Sam Hunt

Tim McGraw

Favourite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood

Dolly Parton

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Reba McEntire

Favourite Country Group

The Band Perry

Florida Georgia Line

Little Big Town

Lonestar

Zac Brown Band

Favourite Pop Artist

Adele

Ariana Grande

Britney Spears

Justin Timberlake

Sia

Favourite Hip-Hop Artist

DJ Khaled

G-Eazy

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar

Wiz Khalifa

Favourite R&B Artist

Beyoncé

Drake

Rihanna

Usher

The Weeknd

Favourite Album

'Anti' / Rihanna

'Dangerous Woman' / Ariana Grande

'If I'm Honest' / Blake Shelton

'Lemonade' / Beyoncé

'Views' / Drake

Favourite Song

'Can't Stop the Feeling' / Justin Timberlake

'No' / Meghan Trainor

'One Dance' / Drake feat. Kyla and Wizkid

'Pillowtalk' Zayn

'Work' / Rihanna feat. Drake

DIGITAL

Favourite Social Media Celebrity

Britney Spears

Kim Kardashian

Lady Gaga

Shakira

Stephen Amell

Favourite Social Media Star

Baby Ariel

Cameron Dallas

Jacob Sartorius

Liza Koshy

Nash Grier

Favourite YouTube Star

Lilly Singh

Miranda Sings

PewDiePie

Shane Dawson

Tyler Oakley

Favourite Comedic Collaboration

'Conan O'Brien's Ride Along' with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart'=

'Ellen DeGeneres and Britney Spears' Mall Mischief'

'James Corden's Carpool Karaoke' with Adele

'Lip Sync Battle' with Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum

'Saturday Night Live' with Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon

TV

Favourite TV Show

'The Big Bang Theory'

'Grey's Anatomy'

'Outlander'

'Stranger Things'

'The Walking Dead'

Favourite Network TV Comedy

'The Big Bang Theory'

'Black-ish'

'Jane the Virgin'

'Modern Family'

'New Girl'

Favourite Comedic TV Actor

Andy Samberg

Anthony Anderson

Jim Parsons

Matthew Perry

Tim Allen

Favourite Comedic TV Actress

Anna Faris

Gina Rodriguez

Kaley Cuoco

Sofia Vergara

Zooey Deschanel

Favourite Network TV Drama

'Chicago Fire'

'Empire'

'Grey's Anatomy'

'How to Get Away with Murder'

'Quantico'

Favourite Dramatic TV Actor

Jesse Williams

Justin Chambers

Scott Foley

Taylor Kinney

Terrence Howard

Favourite Dramatic TV Actress

Ellen Pompeo

Kerry Washington

Priyanka Chopra

Taraji P. Henson

Viola Davis

Favourite Cable TV Comedy

'Atlanta'

'Baby Daddy'

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

'Real Husbands of Hollywood'

'Younger'

Favourite Cable TV Drama

'The Americans'

'Bates Motel'

'Mr. Robot'

'Pretty Little Liars'

'Queen Sugar'

Favourite Cable TV Actor

Adam Devine

Freddie Highmore

Kevin Hart

Rami Malek

Zach Galifianakis

Favourite Cable TV Actress

Ashley Benson

Hilary Duff

Keri Russell

Lucy Hale

Vera Farmiga

Favourite TV Crime Drama

'The Blacklist'

'Criminal Minds'

'Law & Order: SVU'

'Lucifer'

'NCIS'

Favourite TV Crime Drama Actor

Chris O'Donnell

Donnie Wahlberg

LL Cool J

Mark Harmon

Tom Selleck

Favourite TV Crime Drama Actress

Jennifer Lopez

Lucy Liu

Mariska Hargitay

Pauley Perrette

Sophia Bush

Favourite Premium Drama Series

'Homeland'

'House of Cards'

'Narcos'

'Orange is the New Black'

'Power'

Favourite Premium Comedy Series

'Fuller House'

'The Mindy Project'

'Shameless'

'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

'Veep'

Favourite Premium Series Actor

Aziz Ansari

Dwayne Johnson

Joshua Jackson

Kevin Spacey

Nick Jonas

Favourite Premium Series Actress

Claire Danes

Jane Fonda

Julia Louis Dreyfus

Sarah Jessica Parker

Taylor Schilling

Favourite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

'Arrow'

'The Flash'

'Once Upon a Time'

'Supernatural'

'The Vampire Diaries'

Favourite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

'American Horror Story'

'Orphan Black'

'Shadowhunters'

'Teen Wolf'

'The Walking Dead'

Favourite Premium Sci-Fi Fantasy Series

'Game of Thrones'

'Marvel's Luke Cage'

'Outlander'

'Stranger Things'

'Westworld'

Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor

Andrew Lincoln

Ian Somerhalder

Jensen Ackles

Sam Heughan

Tyler Posey

Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress

Caitriona Balfe

Emilia Clarke

Jennifer Morrison

Lauren Cohan

Millie Bobby Brown

Favourite Competition TV Show

'America's Got Talent'

'American Ninja Warrior'

'Dancing with the Stars'

'Masterchef'

'The Voice'

Favourite Daytime TV Host

Dr. Phil

Ellen DeGeneres

Kelly Ripa

Rachael Ray

Steve Harvey

Favourite Daytime TV Hosting Team

'The Chew'

'Good Morning America'

'The Talk'

'Today'

'The View'

Favourite Late Show Talk Host

Conan O'Brien

James Corden

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Kimmel

Stephen Colbert

Favourite Animated TV Show

'American Dad!'

'Bob's Burgers'

'Family Guy'

'The Simpsons'

'South Park'

Favourite Actor in a new TV Series

Damon Wayans

Kevin James

Kiefer Sutherland

Matt LeBlanc

Milo Ventimiglia

Favourite Actress in a new TV Series

Jordana Brewster

Kristen Bell

Mandy Moore

Minnie Driver

Piper Perabo

Favourite New TV Comedy

'American Housewife'

'The Good Place'

'The Great Indoors'

'Kevin Can Wait'

'Man with a Plan'

'Son of Zorn'

'Speechless'

Favourite New TV Drama

'Bull'

'Conviction'

'Designated Survivor'

'The Exorcist'

'Frequency'

'Lethal Weapon'

'MacGyver'

'No Tomorrow'

'Notorious'

'Pitch'

'Pure Genius'

'This Is Us'

'Timeless'