While many snipe that even prestigious awards like the Oscars are nothing but giant popularity contests, the People's Choice Awards is exactly that -- and proudly so.

Thousands of voters weighed in on their favorite actors, actresses and singers plus a whole slew of other categories -- seriously, like, a hundred of them -- and on Wednesday, Jan. 9, the winners were announced in a ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles hosted by 'The Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco.

Here's who took home the lovely paperweights trophies.

Favorite Humanitarian: Sandra Bullock

Favorite Action Movie Star: Chris Hemsworth

Favorite New Talk Show Host: Steve Harvey

Favorite Competition TV Show: 'The X Factor'

Favorite Celebrity Judge: Demi Lovato

Favorite Comedic Movie: 'Ted'

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor: Zac Efron

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj

Favorite R&B Artist: Rihanna

Favorite Album: One Direction, 'Up All Night'

Favorite Male Artist: Jason Mraz

Favorite Cable TV Drama: 'Leverage'

Favorite Premium Cable TV Show: 'True Blood'

Favorite Movie Icon: Meryl Streep

Favorite Face of Heroism: Jennifer Lawrence, 'The Hunger Games'

Favorite TV Network Drama: 'Grey's Anatomy'

Favorite TV Comedy: 'The Big Bang Theory'

Favorite New TV Comedy: 'The New Normal'

Favorite New TV Drama: 'Beauty and the Beast'

Favorite On-Screen Chemistry: Jennifer Lawrence / Josh Hutcherson / Liam Hemsworth, 'The Hunger Games'

Favorite Movie: 'The Hunger Games'

Favorite Movie Franchise: 'The Hunger Games'

Favorite Action Movie: 'The Hunger Games'

Favorite Movie Fan Following: Twihards, 'Twilight'

The People’s Voice Award: Christina Aguilera

Favorite Dramatic Movie: 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'

Favorite Movie Actress: Emma Watson

Favorite Superhero: Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Movie Actor: Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite TV Crime Drama: 'Castle'

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor: Nathan Fillion

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress: Ellen Pompeo

Favorite Music Fan Following: Katy Perry's KatyCats

Favorite Music Video: Katy Perry, 'Part of Me'

Favorite Female Artist: Katy Perry

Favorite Pop Artist: Katy Perry

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress: Jennifer Lawrence

Favorite Breakout Artist: The Wanted

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor: Adam Sandler

Favorite Comedic TV Actor: Chris Colfer

Favorite Comedic TV Actress: Lea Michele

Favorite Daytime TV Host: Ellen DeGeneres

Favorite Band: Maroon 5

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show: 'Supernatural'

Favorite Country Artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress: Jennifer Aniston

Favorite Late-Night Talk Show Host: Jimmy Fallon

Favorite Cable TV Comedy: MTV’s 'Awkward'

Favorite Song: One Direction's 'What Makes You Beautiful'