Avengers, Adam Levine lead People's Choice nominations
LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - The Avengers led the movie nominations for the annual People's Choice Awards on Thursday in a field packed with action films, while Maroon 5 and frontman Adam Levine won six nods in music and television categories.
Justin Bieber, Channing Tatum - People magazine's latest "sexiest man alive" - and actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone also received multiple nominations for the only Hollywood awards show covering film, music and television that is voted on entirely by the public.
The People's Choice Awards ceremony, set for Jan 9, is the first in the busy Hollywood awards season, which culminates with the coveted Academy Awards on Feb 24.
Summer blockbuster The Avengers won eight nominations including favorite movie, favorite action movie, and multiple nods for its stars Robert Downey Jr., Anne Hathaway, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth.