People’s Choice Awards 2011

Mimi ON Jan 06, 2011 AT 10:28 am


Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner receiving their awards

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner receiving their awards

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and its stars dominated last night’s 2011 People’s Choice Awards (which recognises achievement in popular culture, with winners in all categories voted for by fans), scooping four prizes.

The latest film in the vampire franchise was chosen in the favourite movie category and the favourite drama movie category, while Kristen Stewart picked up the favourite movie actress gong and her co-stars Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner joined her in winning the favourite on-screen team prize.

Dapper Gents - Zac Efron and Johnny Depp

Dapper Gents - Zac Efron and Johnny Depp

The star-studded ceremony took place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and was hosted by Queen Latifah, who opened the show with a large musical performance. The singer-and-actress was joined by a host of dancers who gave an energetic performance, while Latifah rapped over Taio Cruz’s song Dynamite.

Other big names to scoop prizes included Eminem and Katy Perry. The rap star was voted favourite hip-hop artist and male musician, while his duet with Rihanna Love the Way You Lie received the award for favourite song and favourite music video. Meanwhile, pop star Katy went home with two gongs – one for favourite female artist and one for favourite online sensation.

Taylor Swift and Elton John

Taylor Swift and Elton John

Movie superstar Johnny Depp also brought everybody to their feet when he received the award for favourite movie actor, which he described as a “stupefying honour”.

Jennifer Aniston and Khloe Kardashian sporting her new red hair

Jennifer Aniston and Khloe Kardashian sporting her new red hair

Massive stars also turned up to honour winners with their prizes. Music icon Sir Elton John received a standing ovation when he took to the stage to present Taylor Swift with the favourite country artist prize. Jennifer Aniston also made an appearance to present Favorite Movie Comedy Actor to her Just Go With It costar Adam Sandler.

Other celebs present were the entire Kardashian sister clan (with Khloe sporting a very cool new red hair style), a very dapper looking Zac Efron and Selena Gomez (who also performed).

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Jennifer Aniston and Khloe Kardashian sporting her new red hair
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