40th Annual Peoples Choice Awards
Winners for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2014 were announced during a live broadcast hosted by Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 8th ( on the CBS Television Network. To determine the winners, fans cast a record-breaking 700+ million votes.
Sandra Bullock was the night's big winner taking home four awards including “Favorite Movie Actress” while Iron Man 3 took home the awards for “Favorite Movie” and “Favorite Action Movie.” Justin Timberlake nabbed three awards for “Favorite Male Artist,” “Favorite R&B Artist” and “Favorite Album” for The 20/20 Experience. With her win tonight for “Favorite Daytime TV Host,” Ellen DeGeneres has become the most decorated female in People's Choice Award history, with a total of 14 crystal trophies. The Big Bang Theory took home “Favorite Network TV Comedy,” while its star, Kaley Cuoco, nabbed “Favorite Comedic TV Actress.” The night also featured performances of “Brave” by Sara Bareilles, “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic and “The Mona Lisa” by Brad Paisley.
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2014 featured the presentation of the second annual People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Humanitarian,” presented by Walgreens, to Jennifer Hudson, in recognition of her work with the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, an organization she formed in 2009 with her sister, Julia Hudson, in honor of her nephew, Julian King. The foundation works to provide stability and positive experiences for children of all backgrounds so that they may grow to become productive, confident and happy adults, able to be positive influences on their communities.
Waterford Crystal, a heritage brand synonymous with celebration, is the maker of the 2014 People’s Choice Awards. Designed and hand-cut by Waterford artisans at the House of Waterford Crystal factory, these bespoke, sparkling crystal trophies will have a new home with each talented winner.
Waterford has also custom designed the special awards for Ms. Hudson, the winner of “Favorite Country Music Icon” Tim McGraw, and the winner of “Favorite Series We Miss Most” Breaking Bad.