Absent Perry Wins Big At People’s Choice Awards

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January 11, 2012 | 11:45pm EST

It was a huge night for Katy Perry at the People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday – even though the pop star’s marriage break-up prevented her from attending.
The I Kissed a Girl star pulled out of the event earlier this week via a tweet but it was still very much her night as she pickedup five awards, including one for her guest spot on TV comedy How I Met Your Mother.

Perry also claimed trophies for Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Song of the Year (E.T.), Favorite Music Video (Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)) and Favorite Tour Headliner.

It was also a great evening for the cast of the final Harry Potter movie, The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 – the film picked up awards for Favorite Movie, Favorite Action Movie, Favorite Book Adaptation and Favorite Movie Ensemble Cast.

TV hit How I Met Your Mother was a triple winner at the Nokia Theater ceremony – as well as Perry’s guest role prize, the show landed the night’s Favorite Network TV Comedy honour and Neil Patrick Harris took home the Favorite TV Comedy Actor award.

Johnny Depp and Emma Stone were among the double winners – he was named Favorite Movie Actor and Favorite Animated Voice for his role in Rango, while she picked up the Favorite Movie Actress and Favorite Comedic Movie Actress awards.

Meanwhile, Morgan Freeman beat out Harrison Ford, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Harrison Ford and Robert De Niro to be named the People’s Choice Awards’ first Movie Icon and Betty White celebrated her 90th birthday a week early – she was given a standing ovation as she accepted the Favorite Cable TV Comedy award for her sitcom Hot in Cleveland.

More than 230 million votes were cast for the 43 categories. The full list of winners is:

Favorite Movie – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Favorite Movie Actor – Johnny Depp

Favorite Drama Movie – Water For Elephants

Favorite Action Movie – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Favorite Movie Actress – Emma Stone

Favorite Movie Ensemble Cast – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress – Emma Stone

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor – Adam Sandler

Favorite Action Movie Star – Hugh Jackman

Favorite Movie Star Under 25 – Chloe Grace Moretz

Favorite Animated Movie Voice – Johnny Depp (Rango)

Favorite Book Adaptation – Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Favorite Comedy Movie – Bridesmaids

Favorite Movie Superhero – Ryan Reynolds (The Green Lantern)

Favorite Movie Icon – Morgan Freeman

Favorite Pop Artist – Demi Lovato

Favorite Band – Maroon 5

Favorite Album of the Year – Born This Way by Lady Gaga

Favorite R&B Artist – Rihanna

Favorite Male Artist – Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Artist – Katy Perry

Favorite Song of the Year – E.T. by Katy Perry featuring Kanye West

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist – Eminem

Favorite Country Artist – Taylor Swift

Favorite Music Video – Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F) by Katy Perry

Favorite Tour Headliner – Katy Perry

Favorite TV Competition Show – American Idol

Favorite Late Night TV Host – Jimmy Fallon

Favorite New TV Drama – Person of Interest

Favorite New TV Comedy – Two Broke Girls

Favorite Daytime TV Host – Ellen DeGeneres

Favorite Cable TV Drama – Pretty Little Liars

Favorite TV Comedy Actress – Lea Michele (Glee)

Favorite TV Comedy Actor – Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)

Favorite Network TV Comedy – How I Met Your Mother

Favorite TV Drama Actress – Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries)

Favorite TV Drama Actor – Nathan Fillion (Castle)

Favorite Network TV Drama – Supernatural

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show – Supernatural

Favorite TV Crime Drama – Castle

Favorite Cable TV Comedy – Hot in Cleveland

Favorite Celeb Reality Star – Kim Kardashian

Favorite TV Guest Star – Katy Perry (How I Met Your Mother).