'The Hunger Games' eats competition alive at award ceremony
Published 11/01/2013 | 05:00
'THE Hunger Games' devoured the competition at the People's Choice Awards, emerging as the top victor with five trophies.
The awards single out the top talent from the world of the arts and popular culture. Fans select the winners in categories like music, movies and TV.
'The Hunger Games' was named favourite movie, action movie and movie franchise, while stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth had fans' 'favourite on-screen chemistry'. Lawrence also won favourite movie actress and 'face of heroism'.
Katy Perry was the fans' favourite female artist and pop artist. Her video for 'Part of Me' also won.
There was also an Irish interest with Siva Kaneswaren of The Wanted in attendance; the band won the award for best break-through act.
Sandra Bullock picked up the show's first favourite humanitarian award for her efforts in New Orleans.
Actress Kaley Cuoco hosted the ceremony at the Nokia Theatre, where performers included Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean and Alicia Keys.
The main winners:
• Movie: 'The Hunger Games'
• Movie actor: Robert Downey Jr.
• Movie actress: Jennifer Lawrence
• Action movie: 'The Hunger Games'
• Action movie star: Chris Hemsworth
• Face of heroism: Jennifer Lawrence, 'The Hunger Games'
• Comedic movie: "Ted"
• Comedic movie actor: Adam Sandler
• Comedic movie actress: Jennifer Aniston
• Hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj
• R&B artist: Rihanna
• Band: Maroon 5
• Country artist: Taylor Swift
• Breakout artists: The Wanted
• People's voice: Christina Aguilera
• Humanitarian: Sandra Bullock