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Winners Announced for Inaugural “PEOPLE Magazine Awards”

NBC’s Special Two-Hour Live Telecast Aired Thursday, Dec. 18 at 9 P.M. ET/PT

Dec 19, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, December 18, 2014 – Winners have been announced for “The PEOPLE Magazine Awards,” a star-studded event special and snapshot of the year in pop culture. Nick Cannon hosted the two-hour special live from the Beverly Hilton, with performances by 5 Seconds of Summer, Maroon 5 and Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. Presenters included Jeff Bridges, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Eric Dane, Josh Gad, Josh Groban, Diane Guerrero, Ryan Guzman, Sean Hayes, John Krasinski, Elisabeth Moss, Ryan Phillippe, Nicole Richie, Melissa Rivers and Roselyn Sanchez.


The first ever PEOPLE Magazine Award winners are:


Movie Performance of the Year – Actress


Jennifer Aniston


Breakout Star of the Year


Billy Eichner


Television Performance of the Year – Actor


Jon Hamm


Comedy Star of the Year

Kevin Hart


Role Model

Kate Hudson


On Screen TV Couple of the Year

Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina


Movie Performance of the Year – Actor


Michael Keaton


Model of the Year

Karlie Kloss


Television Performance of the Year – Actress

Lisa Kudrow


Triple Threat

Jennifer Lopez


Next Generation Star

Chloë Grace Moretz


Hero of the Year Award


Nora Sandigo


Style Icon recipient

Gwen Stefani


PEOPLE’s Sexiest Woman

Kate Upton


“The PEOPLE Magazine Awards” was produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Barry Adelman and Mark Shapiro from dick clark productions are Executive Producers, along with Carol Donovan and Michael Dempsey. “The PEOPLE Magazine Awards” are sponsored by L’Oréal Paris and Kohl’s.


For footage and press materials from the event please visit: http://www.epklink.com/PeopleMagazineAwards


For digital assets and gif galleries, please go to http://bit.ly/PeopleMagContent







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