Our heads are still spinning from all the excitement caused by the 2014 People’s Choice Awards! From multiple award winners like Sandra Bullock, Justin Timberlake and Ian Somerhalder to outstanding musical performances by Sara Bareilles, Brad Paisley and OneRepublic, the 2014 People’s Choice Awards was an unpredictable night of entertainment we’ll never forget.
Let’s take a look at a few of our favorite moments (in no particular order) from Wednesday night’s epic ceremony.
1. Sandra Bullock takes home multiple People’s Choice Awards!
Wow. What a night for Sandra Bullock. The Heat star is going to need some assistance carrying all FOUR of her People’s Choice Awards home after dominating this year’s awards show. Bullock took home the coveted Favorite Movie Actress Award in an ultra competitive field defeating Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and co-star Melissa McCarthy. The actress also won Favorite Comedic Movie Actress, Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress and Favorite Movie Duo with George Clooney for their performance in the hit film Gravity. The People’s Choice is Sandra Bullock!
2. Jennifer Hudson delivers an inspirational acceptance speech for her Favorite Humanitarian Award
Along with her big sister Julia, Hudson captivated the audience with an emotionally uplifting speech that was a genuine inspiration. “Our mother always taught us that without family you have nothing. And whether you know it or not we are all family. And what happens with the other happens to us, so it’s very important to make a difference.”
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3. The incredible 2 Broke Girls opening sketch!
Wow. How can you not absolutely love an opening sketch that features a plethora of your favorite television stars in the 2 Broke Girls diner and ends with — well, trust us, you don’t want us to ruin the surprise!
4. Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder win the People’s Choice Award for Best On-Screen Chemistry
Sorry, Elena and Stefan shippers, but the undeniable chemistry between The Vampire Diaries’ Damon and Elena secured the inaugural Best On-Screen Chemistry Award. The sultry duo were victorious despite arduous competition from some of television’s favorite sweethearts like Glee’s Kurt and Blaine, Grey’s Anatomy’s resident hospital hotties Derek and Meredith, Castle and Beckett from Castle and Emma and Hook from Once Upon a Time.
The adorable co-stars not only joked about the difficult journey their characters have embarked on, but even teased the fact that the actors used to date in real life. Now that’s chemistry.
5. Justin Timberlake: King of the People’s Choice Awards
The versatile performer dominated this year’s show with his musical acumen nabbing three separate People’s Choice Awards for his work in the music industry. The Social Network star won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist, Favorite R&B Artist and Favorite Album (The 20/20 Experience). After thanking his seatmate Ellen Degeneres for baking a “hell of a cookie,” Timberlake thanked his team, the fans and his beautiful wife, while also saving a special thanks for his parents. “I’d like to thank my parents for continuing to instill in me that no dream is too big.”
6. Beth Behrs sings “Baby Got Back”
In one of the funniest sketches of the night, the People’s Choice Award audience was privy to a little host-on-host prank action as Kat Dennings duped her co-host into singing a bevy of musical numbers before Behrs got the last laugh by busting out an incredible performance of “Baby Got Back.”
7. Brad Paisley has some fun while performing “The Mona Lisa”
Not only did country star Brad Paisley bring the house down with his musical prowess, but he also found time to take a few photos AND give his trademark cowboy hat to Heidi Klum WHILE still performing “The Mona Lisa.”
8. Stephen Colbert provides The People’s Choice Awards with a mini Colbert Report
“Tonight the American people stand up and with one voice decide which member of One Direction is the cutest. Obviously it’s Liam. Obviously.”
9. Britney Spears wins Favorite Pop Artist Award
Spears defeated a bevy of popular artists to take home the coveted Favorite Pop Artist Award. The superstar singer thanked her family, her management team and all of her fans while accepting the award.
10. Chris Colfer wins Favorite Comedic TV Actor
For the second consecutive year Chris Colfer is your Favorite Comedic TV Actor! As Colfer thanked his fans he handled the honor with a winning combination of humility and humor. “You follow me on Twitter, you followed me to bookstores and to film festivals and even into public bathrooms on occasion which we can talk about later.”
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