Depp, Bullock & Laurie double up at the People’s Choice Awards

Depp was named the Favourite Movie Actor and his Sweeney Todd co-star Sacha Baron Cohen honoured him with the Favourite Movie Actor of the Decade prize.

Baron Cohen revealed the event organisers decided to give Depp the special award after realising more people had voted for him in the past 10 years than any other celebrity.

Meanwhile, Bullock was named Favourite Movie Actress, while her film The Proposal won the Favourite Comedy Movie prize.

Laurie claimed the Favourite TV Drama Actor honour for House, which picked up the night’s Favourite TV Drama award.

It was also a big night for Hugh Jackman, who landed the night’s Favourite Action Star and Twilight’s Taylor Lautner, who was named Favourite Breakout Movie Actor.

Music awards went to Mariah Carey (Favourite R&B Artist), Carrie Underwood (Favourite Country Artist), Keith Urban (Favourite Male Artist) and Taylor Swift (Favourite Female Artist).

Over 60 million film fans, music lovers and TV watchers voted for the awards.

The winners were:

Favourite Talk Show – The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Favourite Comedy Movie – The Proposal

Favourite R&B Artist – Mariah Carey

Favourite TV Comedy Actor – Steve Carrel (The Office)

Favourite TV Comedy Actress – Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother)

Favourite TV Comedy Show – The Big Bang Theory

Favourite TV Drama – House

Favourite TV Drama Actor – Hugh Laurie (House)

Favourite Movie Actress – Sandra Bullock

Favourite Movie Actor – Johnny Depp

Favourite Action Star – Hugh Jackman

Favourite Independent Film – Inglourious Basterds

Favourite Breakout Movie Actor – Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga: New Moon)

Favourite Male Artist – Keith Urban

Favourite Female Artist – Taylor Swift

Favourite Country Artist – Carrie Underwood

Favourite Web Celeb – Ashton Kutcher

Favourite New TV Drama – Vampire Diaries

Favourite New TV Comedy – Glee

Favourite Movie Actor of the Decade – Johnny Depp.