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The Weeknd leads 2016 People’s Choice Awards nominees

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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 Favourite Male Artist and Favourite Album for Beauty Behind the Madness, as well as Favourite Breakout Artist, Favourite R&B Artist and Favourite Song for Can’t Feel My Face.

The awards also celebrate TV and film as well as music, and Dwayne Johnson heads up the acting categories with nods across three different genres, in movies for Favourite Action Movie Actor, in TV for Favourite Cable TV Actor, and in digital for Favourite Social Media Celebrity.

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

In the TV categories, three shows created and/or written by Shonda Rhimes have picked up nominations: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder. Long-running medical drama Grey’s Anatomy takes the title for the most-nominated TV series with six nominations including Favourite TV Show.

With the addition of the digital categories, this year fans will have 65 categories to cast their votes in. Voting begins on 3 November (15) and officially ends on 3 December (15).

The 2016 PCAs will air live from the Microsoft Theatre in L.A. Live in Los Angeles on 6 January (16) with former Glee star Jane Lynch on hosting duties.

The main nomination categories are:

Favourite Movie:

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Furious 7

Inside Out

Jurassic World

Pitch Perfect 2

Favourite Movie Actor:

Channing Tatum

Chris Pratt

Johnny Depp

Robert Downey, Jr.

Will Smith

Favourite Movie Actress:

Anne Hathaway

Melissa McCarthy

Meryl Streep

Sandra Bullock

Scarlett Johansson

Favourite Action Movie:

Avengers: Age of Ultron

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Furious 7

Jurassic World

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Favourite Action Movie Actor:

Chris Hemsworth

Chris Pratt

Dwayne Johnson

Robert Downey, Jr.

Vin Diesel

Favourite Action Movie Actress:

Charlize Theron

Emily Blunt

Michelle Rodriguez

Scarlett Johansson

Shailene Woodley

Favourite Animated Movie Voice:

Adam Sandler

Amy Poehler

Rihanna

Sandra Bullock

Selena Gomez

Favourite Comedic Movie:

The DUFF

Pitch Perfect 2

Spy

Ted 2

Trainwreck

Favourite Comedic Movie Actor:

Jack Black

Kevin Hart

Mark Wahlberg

Robert De Niro

Will Ferrell

Favourite Comedic Movie Actress:

Amy Schumer

Anna Kendrick

Melissa McCarthy

Rebel Wilson

Sofia Vergara

Favourite Dramatic Movie:

The Age of Adaline

Fifty Shades of Grey

The Longest Ride

The Martian

Straight Outta Compton

Favourite Dramatic Movie Actor:

Channing Tatum

George Clooney

Johnny Depp

Matt Damon

Will Smith

Favourite Dramatic Movie Actress:

Blake Lively

Dakota Johnson

Jennifer Lopez

Kate Winslet

Rachel McAdams

Favourite Family Movie:

Cinderella

Home

Hotel Transylvania 2

Inside Out

Minions

Favourite Thriller Movie:

The Boy Next Door

Insidious: Chapter 3

Poltergeist

Taken 3

Unfriended

Favourite TV Show:

The Big Bang Theory

Game of Thrones

Grey's Anatomy

The Voice

The Walking Dead

Favourite Network TV Comedy:

2 Broke Girls

The Big Bang Theory

Mike & Molly

Modern Family

New Girl

Favourite Comedic TV Actor:

Andy Samberg

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jim Parsons

Johnny Galecki

Matthew Perry

Favourite Comedic TV Actress:

Anna Faris

Kaley Cuoco

Melissa McCarthy

Sofia Vergara

Zooey Deschanel

Favourite Network TV Drama:

Empire

Gotham

Grey's Anatomy

How To Get Away With Murder

Scandal

Favourite Dramatic TV Actor:

Jesse Williams

Justin Chambers

Scott Foley

Taylor Kinney

Terrence Howard

Favourite Dramatic TV Actress:

Ellen Pompeo

Kerry Washington

Sara Ramirez

Taraji P. Henson

Viola Davis

Favourite Cable TV Comedy:

Baby Daddy

Faking It

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Real Husbands of Hollywood

Young & Hungry

Favourite Cable TV Drama:

Bates Motel

The Fosters

Pretty Little Liars

Rizzoli & Isles

Suits

Favourite Cable TV Actor:

Adam DeVine

Christian Slater

Eric Dane

Kevin Hart

Taye Diggs

Favourite Cable TV Actress:

Ashley Benson

Hilary Duff

Lucy Hale

Sasha Alexander

Shay Mitchell

Favourite Premium Cable TV Show:

Girls

Homeland

Masters of Sex

Shameless

Veep

Favourite Premium Cable TV Actor:

Dwayne Johnson

Joshua Jackson

Justin Theroux

Matt LeBlanc

Nick Jonas

Favourite Premium Cable TV Actress:

Claire Danes

Emmy Rossum

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Kristen Bell

Lisa Kudrow

Favourite TV Crime Drama:

Bones

Castle

Criminal Minds

NCIS

Person of Interest

Favourite Crime Drama TV Actor:

Jim Caviezel

LL Cool J

Mark Harmon

Nathan Fillion

Shemar Moore

Favourite Crime Drama TV Actress:

Emily Deschanel

Lucy Liu

Mariska Hargitay

Pauley Perrette

Stana Katic

Favourite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show:

Arrow

Beauty and the Beast

Once Upon a Time

Supernatural

The Vampire Diaries

Favourite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show:

American Horror Story

Game of Thrones

Outlander

Teen Wolf

The Walking Dead

Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor:

David Tennant

Ian Somerhalder

Jensen Ackles

Misha Collins

Sam Heughan

Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress:

Caitriona Balfe

Emilia Clarke

Ginnifer Goodwin

Jennifer Morrison

Lady Gaga

Favourite Animated TV Show:

American Dad!

Bob's Burger

Family Guy

The Simpsons

South Park

Favourite Male Artist:

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Luke Bryan

Nick Jonas

The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist:

Demi Lovato

Lana Del Rey

Madonna

Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

Favourite Group:

Fall Out Boy

Fifth Harmony

Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5

One Direction

Favourite Breakout Artist:

Fetty Wap

Halsey

Shawn Mendes

Tori Kelly

The Weeknd

Favourite Male Country Artist:

Blake Shelton

Brad Paisley

Dierks Bentley

Keith Urban

Luke Bryan

Favourite Female Country Artist:

Carrie Underwood

Cassadee Pope

Kacey Musgraves

Miranda Lambert

Reba McEntire

Favourite Country Group:

The Band Perry

Florida Georgia Line

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Zac Brown Band

Favourite Pop Artist:

Demi Lovato

Ed Sheeran

Kelly Clarkson

Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

Favourite Hip-Hop Artist:

Big Sean

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Nicki Minaj

Wiz Khalifa

Favourite R&B Artist:

Chris Brown

Ciara

Janet Jackson

Ne-Yo

The Weeknd

Favourite 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

Favourite 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

Favourite Music Icon:

Madonna

Paul McCartney

Prince

Steven Tyler

Stevie Wonder

Favourite Social Media Celebrity:

Anna Kendrick

Beyonce

Britney Spears

Dwayne Johnson

Taylor Swift.

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