‘Twilight’ leads People’s Choice awards with 8 nominations

Thursday, November 11, 2010

LONDON - The nominees for the 2011 People’s Choice Awards has been announced and Vampire sequel ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ tops with eight nominations.

The film is up for favourite movie and favourite drama, while its stars - Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner - landed acting nods, reports the BBC.

Other multiple nominees include the hit US TV show ‘Glee’ and singer Katy Perry, each of whom are up for five awards.

The prizes will be handed out at a Los Angeles ceremony on 5 January, hosted by rapper and actress Queen Latifah.

‘Toy Story 3′, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Inception’ and ‘Iron Man 2′ will compete against ‘Twilight: Eclipse’ for the favourite movie honour.

‘Iron Man 2′ star Robert Downey Jnr is also nominated for favourite actor, action star and on-screen team with Don Cheadle.

In the TV categories Britney Spears and Neil Patrick Harris were nominated for the TV guest star award for their appearances in Glee.

And in the music categories Eminem, Carrie Underwood and Lady Gaga were also multiple nominees.

As well as Twilight’s Pattinson, other British stars to be nominated include Harry Potter star Emma Watson, up for favourite movie star under 25, and Hugh Laurie, who has two nominations for his role in medical drama House.

Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver will also compete in the favourite TV chef category. (ANI)

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