Furious 7 was named favourite movie, The Big Bang Theory won top TV show, and Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People's Choice Awards.

The fan-voted prizes were presented Wednesday night in Los Angeles at a ceremony hosted by Jane Lynch.

DeGeneres received a humanitarian award, as well as the trophy for favourite daytime TV host, bringing her total People's Choice wins to a record-tying 17.

In addition, a trio of Canadian musicians were also recognized with Shawn Mendes taking home the breakthrough artist award. 

The Weeknd was named favourite R&B artist and Justin Bieber nabbed favourite song for What Do You Mean?

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Shawn Mendes accepts the award for favourite breakout artist for Stitches at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wed. Jan. 6, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Associated Press)

A select list of winners:

  • Movie: Furious 7
  • Movie actor: Channing Tatum
  • Movie actress: Sandra Bullock
  • Action movie: Furious 7
  • Comedic movie: Pitch Perfect 2
  • Dramatic movie: The Martian
  • Family movie: Minions
  • Thriller movie: Taken 3
  • TV show: The Big Bang Theory
  • Network TV comedy: The Big Bang Theory
  • Network TV drama: Grey's Anatomy
  • Cable TV comedy: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • Cable TV drama: Pretty Little Liars
  • Competition TV show: The Voice
  • Streaming series: Orange is the New Black
  • Animated TV show: The Simpsons
  • Male musician: Ed Sheeran
  • Female musician: Taylor Swift
  • Group: Fifth Harmony
  • Album: Title, Meghan Trainor
  • Breakthrough Artist: Shawn Mendes
  • R&B Artist: The Weeknd
  • Song: What Do You Mean? Justin Bieber
  • Social media celebrity: Britney Spears
  • Mobile game: Candy Crush Saga
with files from CBC News