Emma Stone proves biggest winner of People's Choice Awards (that actually showed up)…as MIA Katy Perry sweeps the show with five trophies
She was the brightest light during an evening where the stars failed to show, but Emma Stone wasn't complaining.
The 23-year-old Crazy, Stupid, Love star won two trophies at tonight's People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
She was cool in both attitude and attire, expressing her excitement to the audience in a hip green tuxedo jacket and skinny black trousers.
Big winner: Emma Stone won two trophies at the People's Choice Awards though other big winners failed to show
Stone received a standing ovation from the crowd after her name was announced as a winner.
'I moved to LA eight years ago this week with my mum, who's right there,' she said, while accepting her pair of trophies.
'It is so insane to be standing up here right now,' she added. 'It is hard to describe to you.'
Wow-ee! Emma Stone won the award for Favourite Movie Actress tonight
I mean, really The flame-haired actress is a People's Choice favourite
Where's Andrew Garfield The 23-year-old actress took her mother, Krista, to the awards ceremony
Glam green gals: Stone and fellow winner Nina Dobrev proudly present their trophies
The Easy A actress' enthusiasm almost made up for the amount of no-shows at the popular awards ceremony.
Katy Perry was hands down the
evening's biggest winner, earning five accolades for favourite female
artist, tour headliner, song of the year for E.T., music video for Last
Friday Night and TV guest star for How I Met Your Mother.
The 27-year-old is currently going
through a rough divorce from British comedian Russell Brand and had
warned her fans via Twitter that she wouldn't be attending tonight's
Lady in red: Demi Lovato took the stage in a bright red gown with a train
The belle of the ball with a bouffant: The 19-year-old singer shows what a big comeback she's made recently
Lots of love: Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Sharon Osbourne present the Best Daytime TV host award to Ellen DeGeneres
Smiles all around: The Talk host presented another daytime host with a trophy – and was happy about it
'I want to thank u all for voting for me, fingers crossed!' she tweeted earlier this week.
Perry's best gal pal, Rihanna, was also a no-show, though she won favourite R&B artist anyway.
The Harry Potter kids didn't turn up
either. Cast members like Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe refrained
from attending the ceremony despite winning four awards.
The lady of the evening: The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco is hosting the evening's festivities
Someone's happy! Chloe Moretz accepts the Favorite Movie Star Under 25 award
The king! Neil Patrick Harris winks away while holding his Favorite TV Comedy Actor trophy
Other winning no-shows included Johnny Depp, Ryan Reynolds, Lady Gaga and another recent divorcee, Kim Kardashian.
Those that attended the ceremony seemed to have a blast, however.
Betty White filled in for Kristen
Stewart by Robert Pattinson's side as he happily accepted the favourite
movie drama award for Water For Elephants.
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco hosted the evening and led off with a skit from her hit show.
Everyone loves Betty! Presenter Don Cheadle gestures to Betty White during the ceremony
Who's the luckiest of all Betty White replaces Kristen Stewart by Robert Pattinson's side
No more messy Twilight hair: Rob Pattinson accepts the Favorite Drama Movie award for Water for Elephants
Twilight siblings: Ashley Greene gives her Breaking Dawn co-star a hug backstage
Demi Lovato, resplendent in a bright red lace dress, sang her song Give Your Heart A Break.
She showed no hint of the sadness she must have been feeling after splitting up with boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama this week.
Morgan Freeman was beyond happy to
attend the ceremony, as he was bestowed with his first-ever People's
Choice movie icon award.
Two broke girls looking pretty good: Co-stars Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs take the stage
Gorgeous guy and gal: Julianne Hough and Cory Monteith present Chloe Moretz her award
The people have spoken: Adam Levine's band, Maroon 5, won the Favorite Band award
The rumoured exes: Vanessa Hudgens looks happy to present with her former co-star Josh Hutcherson
Gleek-ing out: Cory Monteith approves of his Glee co-star Lea Michele's frock, clearly
She's got the hunger: Nina Dobrev wins the Favorite TV Drama Actress award for Vampire Diaries from Liam Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence
'When I found out that I'd been
nominated for the first-ever People's Choice movie icon award, I decided
to look up 'icon',' the 74-year-old actor said onstage.
He added: 'Here's what I found: The
first definition said an icon is a tiny picture on a computer screen
that represents a file.'
Lea Michele, stunning in an intricate white dress, tearfully accepted her favourite TV comedy actress trophy from House of Lies star Don Cheadle.
Gleeful and tearful: Lea Michele tearfully accepts her Favorite TV Comedy Actress trophy
Interesting outfit choices, eh Ashley Greene and Zachary Levi take the stage
What's up funny guy Adam Sandler poses with wife Jackie at the ceremony
Earlier in the evening she happily posed with her Glee co-star Cory Monteith, who was clearly a fan of her sexy dress.
The 29-year-old Monteith took the stage with another gorgeous girl, Rock of Ages starlet Julianne Hough.
The two presented an ecstatic Chloe Moretz with the favourite movie star under 25 award.
Baby got back: Julianne Hough shows off her curves backstage
The new home owners: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi pose together backstage
The beautiful people: Kristen Bell holds on to Ian Somerhalder backstage at the Nokia Theatre
Happy parents to be: Alyson Hannigan poses with her husband, Alexis Denisof
Meanwhile, while her boyfriend was
presenting Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev with the favourite TV drama
actress award, Miley Cyrus palled around with her good friend Kelly
The two ingenues looked stunning as they hung around backstage with Kelly's talk show host mother, Sharon.
Happy and in love: Gene Simmons poses with partner Shannon Tweed
Mum makes three: Sharon Osbourne tags along with her daughter
Miley had arrived on the arm of her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth, who looked dapper in a smart grey suit.
The 19-year-old managed to tear herself away from her beau to catch up with her girlfriends. .
Really, NPH The How I Met Your Mother star is always surrounded by a bevy of beauties
Bright, shiny people: Ginnifer Goodwin and Whitney Cummings pose together
Another two ladies who turned the
evening into girl time were Once Upon A Time star Ginnifer Goodwin and
Whitney actress Whitney Cummings.
Guests were treated to a performance by Demi Lovato, who also scooped an award for Favourite Pop Artist
As she took to the stage to collect her award she said: 'Thank you guys so much.'
Posing time: Terrence Howard poses with Pauley Perrette at the ceremony
Wide-eyed surprise: Matt Bomer and Elisha Cuthbert speak onstage at the PCA's
TV people: Busy Philipps, David Boreanaz and Kaley Cuoco pose for a photo backstage
'This award is amazing. The nominees
that I was up against are people that I look up to and aspire to be one
day, and I won this award because of my fans. So I dedicate this to you
guys. I love you guys so much.'
'Without you guys tweeting so many times, I wouldn't be up here tonight. So thank you guys so much. You guys are so amazing.'
What a way to celebrate! Ewan McGregor presented Morgan Freeman with his Favourite Movie Icon award
Everyone loves Betty: Jane Leeves kisses her Hot in Cleveland co-star Betty White after their show wins favourite cable TV comedy
Let's hear it for the boys: Frank Grillo, Liam Neeson and Dermot Mulroney present an award
People's Choice 2012 Winners
MOVIE -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
MOVIE ACTOR -Johnny Depp
MOVIE ACTRESS – Emma Stone
MOVIE ICON – Morgan Freeman
ACTION MOVIE -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
ACTION MOVIE STAR -Hugh Jackman
DRAMA MOVIE -Water for Elephants
COMEDY MOVIE – Bridesmaids
COMEDIC MOVIE ACTOR -Adam Sandler
COMEDIC MOVIE ACTRESS – Emma Stone
MOVIE STAR UNDER 25 -WINNER: Chloe Moretz
ENSEMBLE MOVIE CAST – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
ANIMATED MOVIE VOICE – Johnny Depp as Rango Rango
MOVIE SUPERHERO – Ryan Reynolds as Green Lantern
BOOK ADAPTATION -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
NETWORK TV DRAMA -Supernatural
TV DRAMA ACTOR – Nathan Fillion
TV DRAMA ACTRESS – Nina Dobrev
CABLE TV DRAMA – Pretty Little Liars
NETWORK TV COMEDY -How I Met Your Mother
TV COMEDY ACTOR -Neil Patrick Harris
TV COMEDY ACTRESS -Lea Michele
CABLE TV COMEDY -Hot In Cleveland
TV COMPETITION SHOW -American Idol
TV CRIME DRAMA – Castle
SCI-FI/FANTASY SHOW -Supernatural
DAYTIME TV HOST – Ellen DeGeneres The Ellen DeGeneres Show
LATE NIGHT TV HOST -Jimmy Fallon Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
TV GUEST STAR – Katy Perry How I Met Your Mother
TV CELEB REALITY STAR – Kim Kardashian
NEW TV DRAMA – Person of Interest
NEW TV COMEDY -2 Broke Girls
MALE ARTIST – Bruno Mars
FEMALE ARTIST – Katy Perry
SONG OF THE YEAR – E.T Katy Perry featuring Kanye West
ALBUM OF THE YEAR -Born This Way Lady Gaga
POP ARTIST – Demi Lovato
HIP HOP ARTIST – Eminem
R&B ARTIST – Rihanna
BAND – Maroon 5
COUNTRY ARTIST – Taylor Swift
MUSIC VIDEO – Last Friday Night(T.G.I.F.) Katy Perry
TOUR HEADLINER -Katy Perry