The People’s Picks: Superheroes

The people have spoken — once again.

Nominations for the 35th annual People’s Choice Awards were announced today with nominees ranging from Iron Man and The Dark Knight to Britney Spears and Carrie Underwood.

The Jan. 7 show, set to be hosted by Queen Latifah, is also trying to attract the hipper, MTV audiences with interesting categories such as Favorite Superhero, Favorite TV Drama Diva, Favorite Movie Cast and Favorite Scene-Stealing Guest Star. Also the category Favorite Star 35 & Under, including likes of Chace Crawford; Miley CyrusZac Efron; Anne Hathaway; Scarlett Johansson; Angelina JolieJustin Timberlake and many others.

Voting for the entirely fan-decided awards show is under way at Balloting continues through Dec. 7.

Here’s some of the contenders:

Favorite Movie

The Dark Knight

Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Iron Man

Favorite Male Movie Star

Robert Downey Jr

Harrison Ford 

Will Smith

Favorite Female Movie Star

Angelina Jolie 

Keira Knightley 

Reese Witherspoon

Favorite Onscreen Matchup 

Christian Bale & Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight

Tina FeyAmy Poehler (Baby Mama

Harrison FordShia LaBeouf (Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

Favorite Superhero

Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman

Robert Downey Jr Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man

Will Smith as John Hancock

Television Favorite TV Drama 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 

Grey’s Anatomy 


Favorite TV Comedy 

Samantha Who? 

Two and a Half Men 

Ugly Betty

Favorite Male TV Star 

Patrick Dempsey 

Hugh Laurie 

Charlie Sheen

Favorite Female TV Star

Christina Applegate 

Sally Field 

Mariska Hargitay

Favorite Scene-Stealing Guest Star 

Luke Perry on Law & Order: SVU

Britney Spears on How I Met Your Mother

Robin Williams on Law & Order: SVU

Favorite TV Drama Diva 

Holly Hunter as Grace Hanadarko on Saving Grace 

Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin on Weeds 

Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson on The Closer

Favorite Male Singer 

Chris Brown 

Kenny Chesney 

Brad Paisley

Favorite Female Singer 

Alicia Keys 


Carrie Underwood

Favorite Funny Male Star

Steve Carell 

Jim Carrey 

Adam Sandler

Favorite Funny Female Star 

Ellen Degeneres 

Tina Fey 

Whoopi Goldberg

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