People's Choice Awards "The Good Wife," starring Julianna Margulies (pictured), won the People's Choice Award for Best TV Drama last year. Who will win this year? Photo: Reuters

The People’s Choice Awards, which honors the year’s favorite movies, shows and music – voted on by the public – air tonight. Allison Janney and Anna Faris, stars of the hit CBS comedy “Mom” are hosting the event, which kicks off at 9 p.m. EST on CBS. Who will take home the top awards?

Here is a list of the biggest awards’ nominees and predictions for the big night:

Favorite Movie


  • “22 Jump Street”
  • “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
  • “Guardians of the Galaxy”
  • “Maleficent”
  • “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

Prediction: Expect 2014’s highest grossing movie, the hilarious and action packed “Guardians of the Galaxy,” to take home the trophy.

Favorite Movie Actor


  • Brad Pitt
  • Channing Tatum
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Robert Downey Jr.

Prediction: We’ll go with heartthrob Channing Tatum, hot off his hit comedy “22 Jump Street,” to come out on top here.

Favorite Movie Actress


  • Angelina Jolie
  • Emma Stone
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Scarlett Johansson

Prediction: It’s hard to bet against Jennifer Lawrence at any award show these days, especially fresh off the latest “Hunger Games” release.

Favorite TV Show


  • “The Big Bang Theory”
  • “Game Of Thrones”
  • “NCIS”
  • “Once Upon a Time”
  • “The Walking Dead”

Prediction: We think “Game of Thrones” and its legion of obsessed fans will take the throne for this award.

Favorite Network TV Comedy


  • “2 Broke Girls”
  • “The Big Bang Theory”
  • “Modern Family”
  • “Mom”
  • “New Girl”

Prediction: We’re calling a repeat win for “The Big Bang Theory” here. The CBS comedy took home the award in 2014.

Favorite Comedic TV Actor


  • Ashton Kutcher
  • Chris Colfer
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson 
  • Jim Parsons
  • Ty Burrell

Prediction: Chris Colfer won last year for “Glee,” don’t expect any change here.

Favorite Comedic TV Actress


  • Amy Poehler
  • Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting
  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Sofia Vergara
  • Zooey Deschanel

Prediction: “The Big Bang Theory” is unstoppable, give Kaley Cuoco the nod here.

Favorite TV Drama


  • “Chicago Fire”
  • “Downton Abbey”
  • “Grey’s Anatomy”
  • “Revenge”
  • “Scandal”

Prediction: All the faithful gladiators out there will make “Scandal” the winner this year.  Plus, hasn’t this pretty much been the year of Shonda Rhimes?

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor


  • Dax Shepard
  • Jesse Williams
  • Justin Chambers
  • Patrick Dempsey
  • Taylor Kinney

Prediction: In a category loaded with “Grey’s Anatomy vets, we’ll take Taylor Kinney for the win.

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress


  • Alyssa Milano
  • Ellen Pompeo
  • Emily VanCamp
  • Hayden Panettiere
  • Kerry Washington

Prediction: Kerry Washington’s Olivia Pope can’t be stopped on “Scandal” and we don’t think anyone is stopping Washington here.

Favorite Male Artist (Music)


  • Blake Shelton
  • Ed Sheeran
  • John Legend
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Sam Smith

Prediction: Newcomer Sam Smith, whose album “In the Lonely Hour” dominated the charts, should be the winner here.

Favorite Female Artist (Music)


  • Beyoncé
  • Iggy Azalea
  • Katy Perry
  • Sia
  • Taylor Swift

Prediction: When you have Beyoncé going against Taylor Swift it’s hard to pick a winner, but this year we’ll take Swift, who could not be hotter right now.

Favorite Group (Music)


  • Coldplay
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Maroon 5
  • One Direction
  • OneRepublic

Prediction: Expect Maroon 5 to ride the Adam Levine train to victory here.

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