Press: People’s Choice Awards Unveils New Categories; Opens Nomination Voting

The people are ready to vote — for the People’s Choice Awards. The annual “For the People, By the People” awards show opened nomination voting today and announced an additional 13 categories to add to their robust ballot list of categories that include the best in movies, television, music, and pop culture. Produced by Den of Thieves, the People’s Choice Awards will have its inaugural telecast on E! Nov. 11 at 9 PM ET/PT with “Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards” kicking off at 7 PM ET/PT.

The new categories include “The Revival Show of 2018”, “The Reality Show of 2018”, “The Bingeworthy Show of 2018”, “The Reality TV Star of 2018”, “The Comedy Act of 2018” as well as “The Game Changer of 2018”, which recognizes an athlete who’s had a social and professional impact this year. Seems like the latter has Colin Kaepernick’s name written all over it.

Other new categories include “The Style Star of 2018”, “The Beauty Influencer of 2018”, “The Animal Star of 2018”, “The Music Video of 2018”, “The Concert Tour of 2018”, “The Pop Podcast of 2018”, and “The Competition Contestant of 2018”.

E! is engaging fans worldwide to select their choice from the 12 nominees along with a write-in option in each category to help determine the five finalists who will move forward to the next phase of voting. Nomination voting can be done at pca.eonline.com as well as Facebook where fans can post either publicly or privately and include: one category hashtag, one corresponding nominee hashtag, and #PCAs. On Twitter, fans can vote by sending a public tweet or retweet and include one category hashtag, one corresponding nominee hashtag, and #PCAs.

Voting ends at 11:59 PM ET on Sept. 14. After the voting window closes, the top five nominees based on fan votes in each category will become the official finalists. The finalist voting window will begin Sept. 24 and run through Oct. 19. A full list of of all 43 categories and nominees follows below.

THE MOVIE OF 2018

A Quiet Place
A Wrinkle in Time
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
Deadpool 2
Fifty Shades Freed
Incredibles 2
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Mission Impossible: Fallout
Ocean’s 8
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story

THE ACTION MOVIE OF 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
Deadpool 2
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Mission Impossible: Fallout
Ocean’s 8
Rampage
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story
The Equalizer 2
The Meg

THE MALE MOVIE STAR OF 2018

Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther
Chris Hemsworth, Avengers: Infinity War
Chris Pratt, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Dwayne Johnson, Skyscraper
John Boyega, Pacific Rim
Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther
Nick Robinson, Love, Simon
Paul Rudd, Ant-Man and the Wasp
Pierce Brosnan, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again
Robert Downey Jr., Avengers: Infinity Wars
Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2
Tom Cruise, Mission Impossible: Fallout

THE ACTION MOVIE STAR OF 2018

Alicia Vikander, Tomb Raider
Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther
Chris Hemsworth, Avengers: Infinity War
Chris Pratt, Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom
Danai Gurira, Black Panther
Donald Glover, Solo: A Star Wars Story
Dwayne Johnson, Rampage
Evangeline Lilly, Ant-Man and the Wasp
Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther
Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2
Scarlett Johansson, Avengers: Infinity War
Tom Cruise, Mission Impossible: Fallout

Source: Deadline