The People’s Choice Awards 2016 live stream online and televised award show takes place on Wednesday night with over 50 awards being handed out. Nominees will span the categories of music, movies, television, social media, video games and mobile games, making for an interesting night of awards. “Glee” star Jane Lynch will serve as the latest host for the 42nd installment of the annual awards show, with musical performances from Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo and others. Viewers will be able to watch People’s Choice Awards live streaming and TV coverage thanks to CBS networks.
According to CBS News in their Jan. 6 report, musician The Weeknd leads all nominees this year with five nominations. The pop and R&B singer is up for Favorite Male Artist as well as Favorite Album for his smash hit record, “Beauty Behind the Madness.” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has three total nominations tonight in the categories of Favorite Action Movie Actor, Favorite Cable TV Actor and Favorite Social Media Celebrity. Will he grab all three awards or be bested by the likes of Robert Downey Jr. for movies, or Taylor Swift for Social Media Celebrity?
Speaking of Swift, she’s also heavily-nominated with three nominations in the music categories and one for that social media category. Other awards will be given out for categories such as Favorite Mobile Game, Favorite YouTube Star, Favorite Male and Female Singer, Favorite Cable TV Show, Favorite New TV Drama, as well as actors, actresses and musicians in the various genres. A Favorite Music Icon awards will go out to one of the legends in music, whether it is Madonna, Paul McCartney, Prince, Steven Tyler or Stevie Wonder. Ellen DeGeneres will receive the People’s Choice Humanitarian Award.
This show is for the people and by the people. Fans have cast over 72 million votes to determine who gets the big awards tonight, making this an event that many people will certainly be watching. Presenters for Wednesday night’s show include stars from all of the genres as well including Britney Spears, John Stamos, Mayim Bialik, Mike Epps, Priyanka Chopra, Melissa Benoist, Meghan Tranor, Ming-Na Wen, Vin Diesel and Gina Rodriguez. As mentioned there will be musical performances which will also include Shawn Mendes in addition to Gomez and Derulo.
The People’s Choice Awards show will go live at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday night. For live television coverage, United States viewers can watch on their local CBS affiliate channel on cable, satellite or digital antenna. Live streaming online coverage is available for CBS All-Access subscribers. The service is available in most regions of the U.S. at a monthly price of $5.99 with a free trial currently being offered for one week which would allow new subscribers the ability to watch tonight’s show online.