Demi Lovato hosted the 2020 People’s Choice Awards last night (11-15) that aired on E!
The stage was surrounded with hundreds of people on screen via a zoom type format that stretched from floor to ceiling from all angles. Lovato described it as “Virtual in person.”
Jennifer Lopez was presented with the coveted Icon Award in a moving presentation that lasted nearly 13 minutes. In tears, she was seemingly surprised as friends and family popped on screen to congratulate her. Included were, Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellweger, and Lopez’s children.
Tracee Ellis Ross took home the Fashion Icon Award and during her speech of gratitude, she listed her mom, the late, Dianna Ross.
Tyler Perry won the People’s Champion Award and accepted with a passionate speech that was meant to inspire.
As the awards show has grown over the years, so have the categories. Newly added for this year were the New Artist, which went to Doja Cat. Collaboration, won by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. Song of 2020, won by BTS for “Dynamite.” And the other newly added category was for Soundtrack Song, won by Taylor Swift for “Only The Young” from Miss America.
While practicing social distance, each trophy was left on a podium for the artist to pick up themselves. Over a billion people voted on this year’s People’s Choice Awards which was live from inside the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
Renee Zellweger, Nicole Kidman, and Jennifer Lopez’s two children all appeared via zoom to congratulate her on the Icon Award. Lopez was in tears.
Jennifer Lopez during her acceptance speech: “The more that they said I couldn’t the more I knew I had to.”
Some audience members announced winners via zoom.
Ellen Pompeo of Grey’s Anatomy announced that this was her 5th career People’s Choice Award.
Demi Lovato commented about Justin Bieber’s performance: “Justin Bieber took us to church on this stage! I’m so proud of you Justin! That was amazing.”
Including the red carpet, Demi Lovato had at least 5 costume changes. (We lost count)
Mandy Moore reaching out to people to be safe and wear masks during the pandemic.
Tyler The Creator walking on stage as he looks at the screens of people watching virtually and said, “I can’t Lie, this is such an interesting set up.”
Sofia Vergara walking out to accept her award wearing a stunning red bustier dress, and a black mask, taking off her mask as she approached the stage and stuffing it into her bra.
Jimmy Fallon accepting his award via zoom and pretending he forgot to turn on his microphone.
Justin Bieber performed “Holy” and “Lonely” dressed in solid white sweater, slacks, and white shoes, (grey knit cap) His performance started outdoors with “Lonely,” along with collaborator Benny Blanco. As he transitioned songs, he made his way inside to finish the performance.
Chloe X Halle strutted onto the stage wearing matching skin-tight, cat-suit-like, black outfits that had the shine of patent leather, all while delivering a powerful performance of “Ungodly Hour.”
FULL WINNERS LIST
Bad Boys for Life
Male Movie Star
Will Smith, Bad Boys for Life
Female Movie Star
Tiffany Haddish Like A Boss
Drama Movie Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
Keeping Up With The Kardashians
Khloe Kardashian Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Action Movie Star
Chris Hemsworth – Extraction
BTS Map of The Soul :7
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
Taylor Swift from Miss America, “Only The Young”
Best Country Artist
The Comedy Show
Never Have I Ever
Comedy Movie Star
Joey King The Kissing Booth 2
Leslie Jones Time Machine (Saturday Night Live)
The Kissing Booth 2
Male TV Star
Female TV Star
Ellen Pompeo Grey’s Anatomy
Nighttime Talk Show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Sci Fi Fantasy Show
Comedy TV Star
Day Time Talk Show
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Drama TV Star
Mandy Moore – This Is Us
Gigi Goode, RuPaul’s Drag Race
Doug The Pug
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Tyler Perry accepting for Champion Award :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Tracee Ellis Ross accepts for Fashion Icon and thanks her mom Diana Ross :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Tiffany Haddish accepts for Female Movie Star :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Sofia Vergara accepting for Comedy TV Star for Modern Family :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Renee Zellweger appearing via Zoom to congratulate Jennifer Lopez on receiving her Icon Award :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Nicole Kidman appearing via Zoom to congratulate Jennifer Lopez on receiving her Icon Award :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Mandy Moore accepts for Best Drama TV Star This Is Us :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Leslie Jones accepts for Comedy Act :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Jennifer Lopez accepts Icon Award and talks about 2020 :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Ellen Pompeo of Greys Anatomy accepting for Female TV Star :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Ellen DeGeneres accepts for Best Day Time Talk Show :
2020 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS Blake Shelton accepts for Best Country Artist :