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Kidman, Oprah get People’s Choice bids

Other nominees include Cruise, Berry, Carrey. Awards will air on January 9 on CBS.
/ Source: The Associated Press

Rapper Eminem and baritone Josh Groban now have something in common: They are among the nominees for favorite male singer in the People’s Choice Awards.

Nominees for the 31st annual People’s Choice Awards were announced Tuesday by Jason Alexander and Malcolm-Jamal Warner of TV’s “Listen Up” and Eva Longoria and Nicollette Sheridan of “Desperate Housewives.”

The nomination and awards process, formerly based on a national poll, has been revised.

The nominees were compiled by Entertainment Weekly, the People’s Choice production team and pop culture fans. The public can choose the winners online starting Tuesday (www.pcavote.com).

Additional feature film categories will be announced later. CBS will broadcast the ceremony from 9-11 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9. Live in the East, it will be delayed in the West.

The nominees:

Favorite female movie star:

  • Nicole Kidman
  • Julianne Moore
  • Julia Roberts
  • Charlize Theron
  • Reese Witherspoon

Favorite male movie star:

  • George Clooney
  • Tom Cruise
  • Johnny Depp
  • Tom Hanks
  • Denzel Washington

Favorite female action movie star:

  • Kate Beckinsale
  • Halle Berry
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Keira Knightley
  • Uma Thurman

Favorite male action movie star:

  • Matt Damon
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Tobey Maguire
  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Will Smith

Favorite leading man:

  • Zach Braff
  • Jim Carrey
  • Colin Farrell
  • Jude Law
  • Brad Pitt

Favorite leading lady:

  • Drew Barrymore
  • Jennifer Garner
  • Natalie Portman
  • Kate Winslet
  • Renee Zellweger

Favorite group:

  • Evanescence
  • Maroon 5
  • No Doubt
  • OutKast
  • U2

Favorite male singer:

  • Eminem
  • Josh Groban
  • John Mayer
  • Prince
  • Usher

Favorite female singer:

  • Sheryl Crow
  • Norah Jones
  • Alicia Keys
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Sarah McLachlan

Favorite remake:

  • “Carwash,” Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliot, Lil’ Kim
  • “The First Cut is the Deepest,” Sheryl Crow
  • “It’s My Life,” No Doubt
  • “Livin’ La Vida Loca,” Antonio Banderas & Eddie Murphy
  • “Take My Breath Away,” Jessica Simpson

Favorite combined forces:

  • Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliot, Lil’ Kim (“Carwash”)
  • Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake (“Where is the Love”)
  • Norah Jones, Dolly Parton (“The Grass is Blue”)
  • Lil’ John, Usher (“Yeah!”)
  • Britney Spears, Madonna (“Me Against the Music”)

Favorite new TV comedy:

  • “Complete Savages”
  • “Entourage”
  • “Father of the Pride”
  • “Joey”
  • “Quintuplets”

Favorite new TV drama:

  • “Boston Legal”
  • “CSI: NY”
  • “Desperate Housewives”
  • “Jack and Bobby”
  • “Lost”

Favorite TV comedy:

  • “Arrested Development”
  • “Everybody Loves Raymond”
  • “Scrubs”
  • “That ’70s Show”
  • “Will & Grace.”

Favorite TV drama:

  • “Alias”
  • “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”
  • “Gilmore Girls”
  • “The O.C.”
  • “Sopranos”

Favorite female TV star:

  • Jennifer Garner (“Alias”)
  • Lauren Graham (“Gilmore Girls”)
  • Marg Helgenberger (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”)
  • Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”)
  • Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”)

Favorite male TV star:

  • Jason Bateman (“Arrested Development”)
  • Zach Braff (“Scrubs”)
  • Matthew Fox (“Lost”)
  • Matt Le Blanc (“Joey”)
  • James Spader (“Boston Legal”)

Favorite late-night talk show host:

  • Jimmy Kimmel
  • Jay Leno
  • David Letterman
  • Conan O’Brien
  • Jon Stewart

Favorite funny male star:

  • Jack Black
  • Jim Carrey
  • Will Ferrell
  • Jon Stewart
  • Ben Stiller

Favorite funny female star:

  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Tina Fey
  • Debra Messing
  • Megan Mullally
  • Wanda Sykes

Favorite daytime talk show host

  • Tony Danza
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Dr. Phil McGraw
  • Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa
  • Oprah Winfrey

Favorite reality show (competition):

  • “The Amazing Race”
  • “American Idol”
  • “The Apprentice”
  • “Survivor”
  • “Last Comic Standing”

Favorite reality show (makeover):

  • “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”
  • “Pimp My Ride”
  • “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”
  • “Trading Spaces”
  • “What Not to Wear”

Favorite reality show (other):

  • “Airline”
  • “Newlyweds”
  • “The Real World”
  • “The Surreal Life”
  • “Wife Swap”