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The Hunger Games dominates People's Choice Awards

The Hunger Games devoured the competition at the People's Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.

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The Hunger Games cast, from left, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth accept the favorite movie award at the People’s Choice Awards Wednesday in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/Associated Press)

The Hunger Games devoured the competition at the People's Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.

People's Choice Awards winners

  • Movie:  The Hunger Games
  • Movie actor: Robert Downey, Jr.
  • Movie actress: Jennifer Lawrence
  • Action movie:  The Hunger Games
  • Action movie star: Chris Hemsworth
  • Face of heroism: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
  • Comedic movie:  Ted
  • Dramatic movie:  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • On-screen chemistry: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth,  The Hunger Games
  • Network TV comedy:  The Big Bang Theory
  • Network TV drama:  Grey's Anatomy
  • Cable TV comedy:  Awkward
  • Cable TV drama:  Leverage
  • TV crime drama:  Castle
  • Male artist: Jason Mraz
  • Female artist: Katy Perry
  • Pop artist: Katy Perry
  • Hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj
  • R&B artist: Rihanna
  • Band: Maroon 5
  • Country artist: Taylor Swift

  

Katy Perry won three awards at the Wednesday night ceremony in Los Angeles, at which fans selected the winners in categories spanning music, movies and television.

Hunger Games was named favourite movie, action movie and movie franchise, and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth earned the award for fans' favourite on-screen chemistry. Lawrence also won favourite movie actress and face of heroism.

Perry was the fans' favourite female artist and pop artist. Her video for Part of Me also won.

British boy band One Direction took favourite song with What Makes You Beautiful and favourite album with Up All Night.

In the TV categories, Castle was best crime drama, with its Edmonton-born star Nathan Fillion declared best dramatic actor. Grey's Anatomy took best drama and The Big Bang Theory best comedy.

Voters also chose their favourite cable shows — comedy Awkward and drama Leverage.

Sandra Bullock picked up the show's first favourite humanitarian award for her efforts in New Orleans.

Actress Kaley Cuoco hosted the ceremony at the Nokia Theatre, where performers included Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean and Alicia Keys.