Like the American Music Awards, the People’s Choice Awards winners are completely selected by the fans. The PCA’s cover movies, television, music, and pop culture.
The 2021 People’s Choice Awards are hosted by Kenan Thompson.
The first award of the night went to The Rock Dwayne Johnson in “Jungle Cruise” for Male Movie Star.
The award for Male TV Star went to Tom Hiddleston for “Loki”.
The award for Action Movie Star went to Simu Liu in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”.
The award for Comedy Act of 2021 went to Chelsea Handler for “Vaccinated and Horny Tour”.
The award for Daytime Talk Show went to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”. This is Ellen DeGeneres’ 25th People’s Choice Award win.
The 2020 Fashion Icon winner Tracee Ellis Ross presented the 2021 Fashion Icon award to Kim Kardashian West.
The award for Late Night Talk Show went to “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”.
Christina Aguilera is the Music Icon of 2021. She takes the stage for a performance that includes a medley of her songs.
“The Voice” wins the award for Competition Show of 2021.
The award for Female Movie Star award went to Scarlett Johansson in “Black Widow”.
The winner of the Comedy Movie Star of 2021 went to Dwayne Johnson in “Jungle Cruise”.
Hip-Hop star Cardi B presents the People’s Icon award to Halle Berry.
The Female Artist Award went to Adele.
Selena Gomez won the award for Comedy TV Star of 2021 in “Only Murders in the Building”.
Lavern Cox introduced H.E.R. who gave a tribute performance to Marvin Gaye in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his album “What’s Going On”.
The award for Reality Show of 2021 went to “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”.
The award for Action Movie went to “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”.
After giving a performance on “The Voice” stage and seeing two of his artists move on to the finals, Blake Shelton takes the “People’s Choice Awards” stage “Back as a Country Boy” for the second time in one night. Shelton was named the Country Music Artist of 2021.
Jeff Bezos presented the award for People’s Champion to “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson. Noting that boxing champion Mohammad Ali was the original People’s Champion, Dwayne said that when he was a “bad guy” wrestler in the WWE, he used the name the People’s Champion. He added that when he told Ali’s family that if they did not like him using the name, he would stop; they told Dwayne that he had earned the right to use the name.
Having granted wishes from the Make a Wish Foundation, Dwayne had a wish recipient at the show and surprised her by calling her up on the stage with him. He gave her his People’s Champion award, saying that she represents everything it means to be a People’s Champion.
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