Voting opens for People's Choice Awards with 'Twilight' in lead

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With eight nominations, the famed vampire film The Twilight Saga: Eclipse is leading the way at the 37th annual People's Choice Awards, it was announced November 9. The ceremony, to be televised January 5, 2011, presents awards for favorite films, US television shows, actors, web celebs, and musicians.

The awards was created as a way for fans to express their opinions during the awards season. Top nominees include Twilight's Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner in the Favorite Movie Actor and Actress categories - all three unlikely to get noticed at the Academy Awards.

Films selected for the 2011 People's Choice that might get Golden Globe or Oscar attention include blockbusters Inception, Alice in Wonderland and Toy Story 3.

For music nominations, Katy Perry leads with five nominations. Other top acts include Lady Gaga, Eminem, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Rihanna and more in several categories including Best Music Video.

Queen Latifah will host the event in downtown Los Angeles, California.

Voting remains open for US residents only until December 7. To cast votes online, on Facebook and even Twitter, see the full list of 40 categories: http://www.peopleschoice.com/pca/vote/

A selection of nominees follows:

FAVORITE MOVIE
Alice in Wonderland
Inception
Iron Man 2
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Toy Story 3

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR
Johnny Depp
Leonardo DiCaprio
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Pattinson
Taylor Lautner

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS
Angelina Jolie
Jennifer Aniston
Julia Roberts
Katherine Heigl
Kristen Stewart

FAVORITE ACTION MOVIE
Iron Man 2
Kick-Ass
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Robin Hood
Salt

FAVORITE DRAMA MOVIE
Alice in Wonderland
Dear John
Inception
The Social Network
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

FAVORITE COMEDY MOVIE
Date Night
Easy A
Grown Ups
Sex and the City 2
Valentine's Day

FAVORITE HORROR MOVIE
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Let Me In
Resident Evil: Afterlife
The Crazies
The Last Exorcism

FAVORITE ON-SCREEN TEAM
Date Night - Tina Fey & Steve Carell
Inception - Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy & Dileep Rao
Iron Man 2 - Robert Downey Jr. & Don Cheadle
The Karate Kid - Jackie Chan & Jaden Smith
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart & Taylor Lautner

http://www.peopleschoice.com/

RC

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