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Monday 29 May 2017

Stars hog the limelight at People's awards in LA

Favourite online sensation and favourite female artist winner Katy Perry accepts her awards
Favourite online sensation and favourite female artist winner Katy Perry accepts her awards
Selena Gomez won top breakout artist at the People's Choice Awards

DREAMY vampires, a surly doctor and a rapper in recovery were top winners at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, TV's House and Eminem each won four awards at the ceremony, which was hosted by Queen Latifah at the Nokia Theatre.

Fans picked 'Twilight' as their favourite overall movie and favourite drama. Stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner were their favourite on-screen team and Stewart won actress honours.

Johnny Depp was favourite actor, Jackie Chan won for action star, Adam Sandler was comedic star and 'Toy Story 3' was voted the top family movie.

'House' was TV's top winner. The show was fans' favourite TV drama and stars Hugh Laurie and Lisa Edelstein were the best actor and actress in the drama category. Laurie's character, Gregory House, was the top TV doctor.

'Glee' was voted top TV comedy and star Jane Lynch was the favourite comedy actress. Neil Patrick Harris won comedy actor honours.

Eminem dominated the music category. He was fans' favourite hip-hop artist and male musician and his song with Rihanna, Love The Way You Lie, won best song and music video.

Katy Perry was a double winner with favourite female artist and favourite online sensation.

Rihanna, Usher and Taylor Swift were named favourite pop, R&B and country artist respectively.

Fans chose the winners in all categories.

Irish Independent

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