ByGenevieve Van Voorhis, writer at Creators.co
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Genevieve Van Voorhis

Every award season, it seems like it's always the same movies and stars that get love from the critics. It can be downright disheartening to watch your favorites go unloved and unacknowledged. The antidote? The People's Choice Awards, where anyone can log on to vote and select their favorite shows, movies, actors and artists of the past year.

is the big fish in the pond this year, bringing home the coveted Favorite Movie award. brought home the award for Favorite Movie Actress, while deposed the reigning champ, Robert Downey, Jr. as Favorite Actor.

The time-hopping, Highland-romping Outlander took the title of Favorite TV Show, not to mention awards for Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy series, and Fave Sci-Fi/Fantasy actor and actress for Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe. People still love , as the sitcom picked up its eighth award this year, Favorite Network TV Comedy. And if you haven't started watching , the people say you should probably start, since it won Favorite New TV Drama.

Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia 'This Is Us' [Credit: NBC]
Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia 'This Is Us' [Credit: NBC]

Check out the full list of nominees and winners right here.

People's Choice Awards Winners & Nominees 2017

Favorite Movie

  • Finding Dory - Winner
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Deadpool
  • Suicide Squad
  • Zootopia

Movie Actor

  • Kevin Hart
  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Ryan Reynolds - Winner
  • Tom Hanks
  • Will Smith

Movie Actress

  • Anna Kendrick
  • Jennifer Lawrence - Winner
  • Margot Robbie
  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Scarlett Johansson

Action Movie

  • Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Deadpool - Winner
  • Suicide Squad
  • X-Men: Apocalypse

Action Movie Actor

  • Chris Evans
  • Liam Hemsworth
  • Robert Downey Jr. - Winner
  • Ryan Reynolds
  • Will Smith

Action Movie Actress

  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Margot Robbie - Winner
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Shailene Woodley
  • Zoe Saldana

Animated Movie Voice

  • Bill Murray, The Jungle Book
  • Ellen DeGeneres, Finding Dory - Winner
  • Ginnifer Goodwin, Zootopia
  • Jason Bateman, Zootopia
  • Kevin Hart, The Secret Life of Pets

Comedic Movie

  • Bad Moms - Winner
  • Central Intelligence
  • Ghostbusters
  • How to Be Single
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Comedic Movie Actor

  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Kevin Hart - Winner
  • Ryan Gosling
  • Zac Efron

Comedic Movie Actress

  • Anna Kendrick
  • Kristen Bell
  • Kristen Wiig
  • Melissa McCarthy - Winner
  • Rebel Wilson

Dramatic Movie

  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Me Before You - Winner
  • Miracles from Heaven
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Sully

Dramatic Movie Actor

  • Ben Affleck
  • Chris Pine
  • George Clooney
  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Tom Hanks - Winner

Dramatic Movie Actress

  • Amy Adams
  • Blake Lively - Winner
  • Emily Blunt
  • Julia Roberts
  • Meryl Streep

Family Movie

  • Alice through the Looking Glass
  • Finding Dory - Winner
  • The Jungle Book
  • The Secret Life of Pets
  • Zootopia

Thriller Movie

  • The Conjuring 2
  • The Girl on the Train - Winner
  • Nerve
  • The Purge: Election Year
  • The Shallows

Movie Icon

  • Denzel Washington
  • Johnny Depp - Winner
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Tom Cruise
  • Tom Hanks

TV Show

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Outlander - Winner
  • Stranger Things
  • The Walking Dead

Network TV Comedy

  • The Big Bang Theory - Winner
  • Black-ish
  • Jane the Virgin
  • Modern Family
  • New Girl

Comedic TV Actor

  • Andy Samberg
  • Anthony Anderson
  • Jim Parsons - Winner
  • Matthew Perry
  • Tim Allen

Comedic TV Actress

  • Anna Faris
  • Gina Rodriguez
  • Kaley Cuoco
  • Sofia Vergara - Winner
  • Zooey Deschanel

Network TV Drama

  • Chicago Fire
  • Empire
  • Grey’s Anatomy - Winner
  • How to Get Away with Murder
  • Quantico

Dramatic TV Actor

  • Jesse Williams
  • Justin Chambers - Winner
  • Scott Foley
  • Taylor Kinney
  • Terrence Howard

Dramatic TV Actress

  • Ellen Pompeo
  • Kerry Washington
  • Priyanka Chopra - Winner
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Viola Davis

Cabel TV Comedy

  • Atlanta
  • Baby Daddy - Winner
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • Real Husbands of Hollywood
  • Younger

Cable TV Drama

  • The Americans
  • Bates Motel - Winner
  • Mr. Robot
  • Pretty Little Liars
  • Queen Sugar

Cable TV Actor

  • Adam Devine
  • Freddie Highmore - Winner
  • Kevin Hart
  • Rami Malek
  • Zach Galifianakis

Cable TV Actress

  • Ashley Benson
  • Hilary Duff
  • Keri Russell
  • Lucy Hale
  • Vera Farmiga - Winner

TV Crime Drama

  • The Blacklist
  • Criminal Minds - Winner
  • Law & Order: SVU
  • Lucifer
  • NCIS

TV Crime Drama Actor

  • Chris O’Donnell
  • Donnie Wahlberg
  • LL Cool J
  • Mark Harmon - Winner
  • Tom Selleck

TV Crime Drama Actress

  • Jennifer Lopez - Winner
  • Lucy Liu
  • Mariska Hargitay
  • Pauley Perrette
  • Sophia Bush

Premium Drama Series

  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • Narcos
  • Orange Is the New Black - Winner
  • Power

Premium Comedy Series

  • Fuller House - Winner
  • The Mindy Project
  • Shameless
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Veep

Premium Series Actor

  • Aziz Ansari
  • Dwayne Johnson - Winner
  • Joshua Jackson
  • Kevin Spacey
  • Nick Jonas

Premium Series Actress

  • Claire Danes
  • Jane Fonda
  • Julia Louis Dreyfus
  • Sarah Jessica Parker - Winner
  • Taylor Schilling

Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

  • Arrow
  • The Flash
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Supernatural - Winner
  • The Vampire Diaries

Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

  • American Horror Story
  • Orphan Black
  • Shadowhunters
  • Teen Wolf
  • The Walking Dead - Winner

Premium Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series

  • Game of Thrones
  • Marvel’s Luke Cage
  • Outlander - Winner
  • Stranger Things
  • Westworld

Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor

  • Andrew Lincoln
  • Ian Somerhalder
  • Jensen Ackles
  • Sam Heughan - Winner
  • Tyler Posey

Sci-Fi/Fantasty TV Actress

  • Caitriona Balfe - Winner
  • Emilia Clarke
  • Jennifer Morrison
  • Lauren Cohan
  • Millie Bobby Brown

Competition TV Show

  • America’s Got Talent
  • American Ninja Warrior
  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Masterchef
  • The Voice - Winner

Daytime TV Host

  • Dr. Phil
  • Ellen DeGeneres - Winner
  • Kelly Ripa
  • Rachael Ray
  • Steve Harvey

Daytime TV Hosting Team

  • The Chew
  • Good Morning America - Winner
  • The Talk
  • Today
  • The View

Late-Night Talk Show Host

  • Conan O’Brien
  • James Corden
  • Jimmy Fallon - Winner
  • Jimmy Kimmel
  • Stephen Colbert

Animated TV Show

  • American Dad!
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Family Guy
  • The Simpsons - Winner
  • South Park

Actor In A New TV Series

  • Damon Wayans
  • Kevin James
  • Kiefer Sutherland
  • Matt LeBlanc - Winner
  • Milo Ventimiglia

Actress In A New TV Series

  • Jordana Brewster
  • Kristen Bell - Winner
  • Mandy Moore
  • Minnie Driver
  • Piper Perabo

New TV Comedy

  • American Housewife
  • The Good Place
  • The Great Indoors
  • Kevin Can Wait
  • Man With A Plan - Winner
  • Son of Zorn
  • Speechless

New TV Drama

  • Bull
  • Conviction
  • Designated Survivor
  • The Exorcist
  • Frequency
  • Lethal Weapon
  • MacGyver
  • No Tomorrow
  • Notorious
  • Pitch
  • Pure Genius
  • This Is Us - Winner
  • Timeless

Male Music Artist

  • Blake Shelton
  • Drake
  • Justin Timberlake - Winner
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd

Female Music Artist

  • Adele
  • Ariana Grande
  • Beyonce
  • Britney Spears - Winner
  • Rihanna

Group

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Coldplay
  • Fifth Harmony - Winner
  • Panic! at the Disco
  • Twenty One Pilots

Breakout Artist

  • Alessia Cara
  • The Chainsmokers
  • DNCE
  • Niall Horan - Winner
  • Zayn

Male Country Artist

  • Blake Shelton - Winner
  • Keith Urban
  • Luke Bryan
  • Sam Hunt
  • Tim McGraw

Female Country Artist

  • Carrie Underwood - Winner
  • Dolly Parton
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Reba McEntire

Country Group

  • The Band Perry
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Little Big Town - Winner
  • Lonestar
  • Zac Brown Band

Pop Artist

  • Adele
  • Ariana Grande
  • Britney Spears - Winner
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Sia

Hip-Hop Artist

  • DJ Khaled
  • G-Eazy - Winner
  • Kanye West
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Wiz Khalifa

R&B Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • Drake
  • Rihanna - Winner
  • Usher
  • The Weeknd

Album

  • Rihanna , ANTI
  • Ariana Grande​, Dangerous Woman
  • Blake Shelton​, If I’m Honest - Winner
  • Beyoncé, Lemonade
  • Drake, Views

Song

  • Justin Timberlake, Can’t Stop the Feeling - Winner
  • Meghan Trainor, No
  • Drake featuring Kyla and Wizkid, One Dance
  • Zayn, Pillowtalk
  • Rihanna feat. Drake, Work

Social Media Celebrity

  • Britney Spears - Winner
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Lady Gaga
  • Shakira
  • Stephen Amell

Social Media Star

  • Baby Ariel
  • Cameron Dallas - Winner
  • Jacob Sartorius
  • Liza Koshy
  • Nash Grier

YouTube Star

  • Lilly Singh - Winner
  • Miranda Sings
  • PewDiePie
  • Shane Dawson
  • Tyler Oakley

Comedic Collaboration

  • Conan O’Brien’s Ride Along with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart
  • Ellen DeGeneres and Britney Spears’ Mall Mischief - Winner
  • 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

Humanitarian Special Award: Tyler Perry

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