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American Idol was Nominated for Two People's Choice Awards


Congratulations to American Idol for garnering two People's Choice Award nominations this year. American Idol was nominated for Favorite Competition TV Show and Season 11 host Jennifer Lopezwas nominated for Favorite Celebrity Judge. In addition, Season 12 Judge Nicki Minaj also got a nomination for Favorite Hip Hop Artist.

In total FOX received 17 nominations for series and individuals from some of the most popular shows on television including, BEN AND KATE, BONES (& Emily Deschanel), GLEE (& Jane Lynch, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and GLEE fans), NEW GIRL (& Zooey Deschanel), and THE MINDY PROJECT.

Voting begins today for all 48 categories and will end on December 13, 2012.  Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT).

Here's how you can cast your vote for American Idol and all your favorite FOX shows:
  • Website - houses the main voting platform for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013.
  • Facebook - features a custom application where fans can personalize their voting experience and share their votes with friends.

  • Twitter - Fans can cast official votes for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 by tweeting a specific series of hashtags based on the nominee's name and category. To see a complete list of hashtags created for each nominee, please visit
  • Mobile - Fans can vote in all categories on the People?s Choice Awards mobile site, and via the official voting application for Android and iOS devices. The free app is available for download from Google Play and the Mac App Store.

As the official retail sponsor of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013, Walgreens will be presenting two categories, "Favorite New TV Comedy" and "Favorite New TV Drama", which are currently open for voting at All new network shows are eligible, and the top 5 vote getters in each category will be named official nominees on December 14, 2012. Voting for these two categories will remain open at through the night of the show.

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