On Wednesday night, the biggest celebrities from many entertainment areas gathered in Los Angeles for the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. People from music, movies, television and social media received awards for their achievements under the eyes of many spectators and fans. The People’s Choice Awards is one of the fan-favorite events of the year, where the people are voting for their most liked personalities, actors or musicians.
Winners take it all
Some of the biggest winners were country-singer Blake Shelton who took home the awards for favorite male country artist and favorite album. Also, famous actor Johnny Depp received the favorite movie icon award and thanked all the fans for their support even in his most difficult moments, both personal and professional.
The favorite movie actor award went to Ryan Reynolds for his super hero flick “Deadpool”. The movie also won the favorite action movie award. Jennifer Lawrence was dubbed favorite movie actress and Robert Downey Jr. favorite action movie actor. The female equivalent of this award went to Margot Robbie for her portrayal of villain Harley Quinn in “Suicide Squad”. The award for favorite dramatic movie went to the romantic drama “Me before you” and favorite dramatic movie actor and actress awards went to Tom Hanks and Blake Lively, respectively. As for television awards, favorite TV show was deemed “Outlander”. The show also received the favorite premium sci-fi/ fantasy series award. The comedic awards for TV series went to “The Big Bang Theory” and actor Jim Parsons. “Grey’s Anatomy” received the favorite network TV drama award. Jennifer Lopez also received an award for favorite TV crime drama actress.
The lovable Ellen DeGeneres and her Dory
However, the night’s biggest winner was TV personality and host Ellen DeGeneres. She now holds a record number of People’s Choice Awards trophies, twenty of them. Her dear friend and winner Justin Timberlake introduced her to the stage in his characteristic funny style. Ellen received many awards on Wednesday night too. They included favorite Daytime TV host, favorite Animated Movie Voice and favorite movie for her box-office breaking animated flick, “Finding Dory”. Ellen chose to share one of her distinctions, that for favorite comedic collaboration, with her friend and pop-star Britney Spears. Spears herself received four awards. Some of them included favorite female artist and favorite pop artist.
Justin Timberlake held a very moving speech about his dear friend Ellen DeGeneres. He said that she is not only a rule-breaker and a presidential medal of honor winner. She is also an inspiration, a philanthropist and maybe the funniest person in the world. Ellen also had a funny speech in which she chose to thank the animals for voting for her. Fans could also see some of her biggest accomplishments over the years in the many areas she activated in. Justin Timberlake ended the moment by praising his biggest friend and calling her the living proof that people can still have champions. Those 20 trophies prove it and she will probably keep on winning more. After all, Ellen DeGeneres is one of the most popular celebrities on the planet.
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