Twilight Saga and Katy Perry dominate People’s Choice nominations

Twilight credit; BBC

By Celeste Carrigan

The votes have been counted and yesterday the nominations were annouced at the official People’s Choice Awards conference in Hollywood. TwilightKaty Perry, Lady GaGa and Eminem lead the nominations for 2011 People’s Choice Awards.

The nominations were announced by a whole host of celebrities as well this years awards host Queen Latifah

This year vampire sequel The Twilight Saga: Eclipse leads the nominations, after receiving  eight nominations for the 2011 People’s Choice Awards.  The film is up for favourite movie and favourite dram. The young cast also dominate other categories, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Launter and Kristen Stewart are up for favourite on-screen team. Both Robert Pattison and Taylor Launter are individually  nominated for Favourite Movie  Actor and Kristen Stewart is nominated in the Favourite  Movie Actress category.

There are many multi nominee this year, with Robert Downey Jr who is up for  favourite actor, favourite action star and favourite on-screen team with Don Cheadle. His film Iron Man 2 is nominated for favourite movie and action movie. Leonardo DiCaprio and his film Inception also dominated in nomination in the Film Categories.

Katy Perry, Lady GaGa and Eminem lead the nominations within the music categories.  Katy Perry has received five nominations, she is up  five awards including Favourite Female Artist and Favourite Female categories. Lady GaGa and Katy Perry are going head to head in many of the music categories, with Lady GaGa up for four awards including Favourite Female Artist. Eminen has sweaped nominations for males musician, after being nominated for four awards at the 2011 awards.

The television category has been dominated by the Us Hit show Glee after snagging five nominations. The show had been nominated for Favourite Tv Comedy and Favourite Guest Star for Britney Spears and Neil Patrick Harris.

Voting has already opened for the 44 categories on the People’s Choice Awards Website and will be open until the 7th December. The winners ill be announced at te award ceremony on the 5th January hosted rapper and actress Queen Latifah at Los Angles Nokia Theatre.