People's Choice Awards: Ellen, Big Bang Theory win big
Canadian artists Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, and The Weeknd also recognized
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?
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