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Kim Kardashian will receive the 2021 People's Choice Awards Fashion Icon Award.

Everything You Need To Know About The 2021 People’s Choice Awards

Kim K will receive the Fashion Icon Award.

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The People’s Choice Awards are just around the corner, and it already sounds like the 2021 show is shaping up to be an epic one. The PCAs always bring out the best and brightest in Hollywood to perform and present, and this year is no different. Hold on to your hats, because the 2021 show is going to be especially wild with comedian Kenan Thompson hosting the night and the magnificent Laverne Cox hosting the official pre-show. Plus, Kim Kardashian is set to receive the Fashion Icon Award.

As with any award show, one of the best parts of the People’s Choice Awards is seeing the head-turning fashion looks. Fans will get an early glimpse at what everyone wears to the big show when Cox hosts Live From E!: 2021 People's Choice Awards on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. ET.

Then, mark your calendars, because the 2021 People’s Choice Awards will air simultaneously on NBC and E! that night at 8 p.m. ET. That means there are multiple places to watch the big show. And with Saturday Night Live’s Thompson running the program, it’s about to be a night full of laughter. “I can’t believe I get to host the PCAs!! I'm beyond blessed to be nominated twice and part of two more nominations for SNL. Good times indeed!,” Thompson said in an official statement. “Congrats to all the nominees - we already won!!”

This year also boasts a list of incredible nominees from a wide array of genres. K-pop superstars BTS nabbed four nominations this year, while Lil Nas X received a whopping six nods. Additionally, your favorite stars like Justin Bieber, Addison Rae, Kylie Jenner, and Charli D'Amelio are nominated at the show. Also, the People’s Icon Award will be presented to Halle Berry. But those are just the highlights. Before the ceremony kicks off, here’s everything you should know about the big night.

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The 2021 PCAs Performers & Presenters:

The 2021 PCAs list of performers and presenters has yet to be announced, so keep your ears to the ground. Fans can look forward to seeing Kenan Thompson host the night.

The 2021 People’s Choice Awards Date:

The 2021 PCAs kick off on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. ET.

How To Watch The 2021 People’s Choice Awards:

The People's Choice Awards airs live on E! and NBC and you’ll need a cable subscription to watch the show. However, the awards show can also be streamed via services that carry the networks, like Hulu+, AT&T TV Now, YouTubeTV, Fubo TV, or Sling TV.

Who Is Hosting The 201 PCAs?

Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson is hosting the People’s Choice Awards this year.

The 2021 PCAs Nominees:

BTS and Bieber aren’t the only artists who are up for some big awards this year. Lil Nas X scooped up a total of six nominations, so fans can expect to see him on their screen a lot this year. Meanwhile, Olivia Rodrigo and Doja Cat were also top nominees, and both singers received five nominations at the big show. Top TikTokers like Addison Rae and Charli D’Amelio also received nominations in key categories, including Social Star of 2021.

Also, Halle Berry will be presented with the People’s Icon Award. To make it an even more star-studded night, Kim Kardashian is set to receive the Fashion Icon Award, and Christina Aguilera will be honored with the first-ever Music Icon Award.

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You can see the full nominations list below:

The Movie of 2021

  1. Black Widow
  2. Coming 2 America
  3. F9: The Fast Saga
  4. Dune
  5. No Time To Die
  6. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  7. The Tomorrow War
  8. Venom: Let There Be Carnage

The Comedy Movie of 2021

  1. Coming 2 America
  2. Free Guy
  3. He's All That
  4. Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
  5. Jungle Cruise
  6. Space Jam: A New Legacy
  7. Thunder Force
  8. Vacation Friends

The Action Movie of 2021

  1. Black Widow
  2. F9: The Fast Saga
  3. Godzilla vs. Kong
  4. No Time To Die
  5. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  6. The Suicide Squad
  7. The Tomorrow War
  8. Venom: Let There Be Carnage

The Drama Movie of 2021

  1. A Quiet Place Part II
  2. Cruella
  3. Dune
  4. Fatherhood
  5. Halloween Kills
  6. In The Heights
  7. Old
  8. Respect

The Family Movie of 2021

  1. Cinderella
  2. Luca
  3. Raya and the Last Dragon
  4. The Boss Baby: Family Business
  5. The Mitchells vs. the Machines
  6. Tom and Jerry
  7. Vivo
  8. Yes Day

The Male Movie Star of 2021

  1. Chris Pratt — The Tomorrow War
  2. Daniel Craig — No Time To Die
  3. Dwayne Johnson — Jungle Cruise
  4. Eddie Murphy — Coming 2 America
  5. John Cena — F9: The Fast Saga
  6. Ryan Reynolds — Free Guy
  7. Simu Liu — Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  8. Vin Diesel — F9: The Fast Saga

The Female Movie Star of 2021

  1. Awkwafina — Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  2. Charlize Theron — F9: The Fast Saga
  3. Florence Pugh — Black Widow
  4. Jennifer Hudson — Respect
  5. Leslie Jones — Coming 2 America
  6. Margot Robbie — The Suicide Squad
  7. Salma Hayek — Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
  8. Scarlett Johansson — Black Widow

The Drama Movie Star of 2021

  1. Anthony Ramos — In The Heights
  2. Emily Blunt — A Quiet Place Part II
  3. Emma Stone — Cruella
  4. Jamie Lee Curtis — Halloween Kills
  5. Jason Momoa — Dune
  6. Jennifer Hudson — Respect
  7. Kevin Hart — Fatherhood
  8. Timothée Chalamet — Dune

The Comedy Movie Star of 2021

  1. Dwayne Johnson — Jungle Cruise
  2. Eddie Murphy — Coming 2 America
  3. Emily Blunt — Jungle Cruise
  4. Leslie Jones — Coming 2 America
  5. Melissa McCarthy — Thunder Force
  6. Octavia Spencer — Thunder Force
  7. Ryan Reynolds — Free Guy
  8. Salma Hayek — Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

The Action Movie Star of 2021

  1. Charlize Theron — F9: The Fast Saga
  2. Chris Pratt — The Tomorrow War
  3. Daniel Craig — No Time To Die
  4. Florence Pugh — Black Widow
  5. John Cena — F9: The Fast Saga
  6. Scarlett Johansson — Black Widow
  7. Simu Liu — Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  8. Vin Diesel — F9: The Fast Saga

The Show of 2021

  1. Cobra Kai
  2. Grey's Anatomy
  3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  4. Loki
  5. Saturday Night Live
  6. The Bachelor
  7. This Is Us
  8. WandaVision

The Drama Show of 2021

  1. Outer Banks
  2. 9-1-1
  3. Cobra Kai
  4. Grey's Anatomy
  5. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  6. The Equalizer
  7. The Walking Dead
  8. This Is Us

The Comedy Show of 2021

  1. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  2. Grown-ish
  3. Never Have I Ever
  4. Only Murders in the Building
  5. Saturday Night Live
  6. Ted Lasso
  7. The Upshaws
  8. Young Rock

The Reality Show of 2021

  1. 90 Day Fiancé
  2. Bachelor In Paradise
  3. Below Deck
  4. Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
  5. Keeping Up With the Kardashians
  6. Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
  7. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
  8. The Real Housewives of Atlanta

The Competition Show of 2021

  1. America's Got Talent
  2. American Idol
  3. Dancing With The Stars
  4. RuPaul's Drag Race
  5. The Bachelor
  6. The Bachelorette
  7. The Masked Singer
  8. The Voice

The Male TV Star of 2021

  1. Anthony Mackie The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  2. Chase Stokes Outer Banks
  3. Dwayne Johnson Young Rock
  4. Jason Sudeikis Ted Lasso
  5. Kenan Thompson Saturday Night Live
  6. Norman Reedus The Walking Dead
  7. Sterling K. Brown This Is Us
  8. Tom Hiddleston Loki

The Female TV Star of 2021

  1. Angela Bassett — 9-1-1
  2. Elizabeth Olsen — WandaVision
  3. Ellen Pompeo — Grey's Anatomy
  4. Kathryn Hahn — WandaVision
  5. Mandy Moore — This Is Us
  6. Mariska Hargitay — Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  7. Queen Latifah — The Equalizer
  8. Yara Shahidi — Grown-ish

The Drama TV Star of 2021

  1. Norman Reedus — The Walking Dead
  2. Angela Bassett — 9-1-1
  3. Chase Stokes — Outer Banks
  4. Ellen Pompep — Grey's Anatomy
  5. Mandy Moore — This Is Us
  6. Mariska Hargitay — Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  7. Queen Latifah — The Equalizer
  8. Sterling K. Brown — This Is Us

The Comedy TV Star of 2021

  1. Andy Samberg — Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  2. Dwayne Johnson — Young Rock
  3. Jason Sudeikis — Ted Lasso
  4. Kenan Thompson — Saturday Night Live
  5. Selena Gomez — Only Murders in the Building
  6. Steve Martin — Only Murders in the Building
  7. Wanda Sykes — The Upshaws
  8. Yara Shahidi — Grown-ish

The Daytime Talk Show of 2021

  1. Good Morning America
  2. Live with Kelly and Ryan
  3. Red Table Talk
  4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  5. The Kelly Clarkson Show
  6. The View
  7. The Wendy Williams Show
  8. TODAY

The Nighttime Talk Show of 2021

  1. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  2. Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  3. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  4. Late Night With Seth Meyers
  5. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  6. The Late Late Show with James Corden
  7. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  8. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Competition Contestant of 2021

  1. Cody Rigsby — Dancing With the Stars
  2. Gottmik — RuPaul's Drag Race
  3. JoJo — The Masked Singer
  4. JoJo Siwa — Dancing With the Stars
  5. Katie Thurston — The Bachelorette
  6. Matt James — The Bachelor
  7. Symone — RuPaul's Drag Race
  8. Wiz Khalifa — The Masked Singer

The Reality Star of 2021

  1. Erica Mena — Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
  2. Joe Amabile — Bachelor In Paradise
  3. Kandi Burruss — The Real Housewives of Atlanta
  4. Khloé Kardashian — Keeping Up With the Kardashians
  5. Kim Kardashian West — Keeping Up With the Kardashians
  6. Lisa Rinna — The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
  7. Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino — Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
  8. Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi — Jersey Shore: Family Vacation

The Bingeworthy Show of 2021

  1. Cobra Kai
  2. Loki
  3. Mare of Easttown
  4. Outer Banks
  5. Sex/Life
  6. Squid Game
  7. Ted Lasso
  8. The White Lotus

The Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show of 2021

  1. Loki
  2. Lucifer
  3. La Brea
  4. Shadow and Bone
  5. Superman and Lois
  6. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  7. The Flash
  8. WandaVision

The Male Artist of 2021

  1. Bad Bunny
  2. Drake
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. Justin Bieber
  5. Lil Nas X
  6. Luke Combs
  7. Shawn Mendes
  8. The Weeknd

The Female Artist of 2021

  1. Adele
  2. Billie Eilish
  3. Cardi B
  4. Doja Cat
  5. Halsey
  6. Megan Thee Stallion
  7. Olivia Rodrigo
  8. Saweetie

The Group of 2021

  1. BTS
  2. Coldplay
  3. Dan + Shay
  4. Imagine Dragons
  5. Jonas Brothers
  6. Maroon 5
  7. Migos
  8. twenty one pilots

The Song of 2021

  1. “Butter” - BTS
  2. “Bad Habits” - Ed Sheeran
  3. “Easy On Me” - Adele
  4. “good 4 u” - Olivia Rodrigo
  5. “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” - Lil Nas X
  6. “Peaches” - Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  7. “STAY” - The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
  8. “Up” - Cardi B

The Album of 2021

  1. Certified Lover Boy - Drake
  2. Culture III - Migos
  3. Happier Than Ever - Billie Eilish
  4. Justice - Justin Bieber
  5. MONTERO - Lil Nas X
  6. Planet Her - Doja Cat
  7. Sour - Olivia Rodrigo
  8. star-crossed - Kacey Musgraves

The Country Artist of 2021

  1. Blake Shelton
  2. Carrie Underwood
  3. Dan + Shay
  4. Kacey Musgraves
  5. Kane Brown
  6. Luke Bryan
  7. Luke Combs
  8. Miranda Lambert

The Latin Artist of 2021

  1. Anuel AA
  2. Bad Bunny
  3. Becky G
  4. Daddy Yankee
  5. J Balvin
  6. KAROL G
  7. Maluma
  8. Natti Natasha

The New Artist of 2021

  1. 24kGoldn
  2. Bella Poarch
  3. Giveon
  4. Olivia Rodrigo
  5. Rauw Alejandro
  6. Tate McRae
  7. The Kid LAROI
  8. TOMORROW X TOGETHER

The Music Video of 2021

  1. “Butter” - BTS
  2. “Easy On Me” - Adele
  3. “good 4 u” - Olivia Rodrigo
  4. “LOCATION” - KAROL G, Anuel AA, J Balvin
  5. “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” - Lil Nas X
  6. “My Universe” - Coldplay X BTS
  7. “Peaches” - Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  8. “STAY “ - The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber

The Collaboration Song of 2021

  1. “Best Friend” - Saweetie feat. Doja Cat
  2. “INDUSTRY BABY” - Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow
  3. “Kiss Me More” - Doja Cat feat. SZA
  4. “Leave The Door Open” - Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)
  5. “Peaches” - Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  6. “STAY” - The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
  7. “Way 2 Sexy” - Drake feat. Future & Young Thug
  8. “You Right” - Doja Cat, The Weeknd

The Social Star of 2021

  1. Addison Rae
  2. Britney Spears
  3. Charli D’Amelio
  4. Dwayne Johnson
  5. Justin Bieber
  6. Kim Kardashian West
  7. Kylie Jenner
  8. Lil Nas X

The Pop Special of 2020

  1. Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry
  2. Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil
  3. Friends: The Reunion
  4. Justin Bieber: Our World
  5. Olympic Highlights with Kevin Hart and Snoop Dogg
  6. Oprah with Meghan and Harry
  7. P!nk: All I Know So Far
  8. Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3

The Comedy Act of 2021

  1. Back To Abnormal Tour Trevor Noah
  2. Bo Burnham: Inside Bo Burnham
  3. From Scratch Tour John Mulaney
  4. Sorry, Harriet Tubman Phoebe Robinson
  5. The King’s Jester Tour Hasan Minhaj
  6. The Milk & Money Tour Ali Wong
  7. Vaccinated and Horny Tour Chelsea Handler
  8. You Know What It Is Marlon Wayans

The Game Changer of 2021

  1. Alex Morgan
  2. Bubba Wallace
  3. Carl Nassib
  4. Naomi Osaka
  5. Patrick Mahomes
  6. Serena Williams
  7. Simone Biles
  8. Sunisa Lee

The Pop Podcast of 2021

  1. Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain
  2. Armchair Expert
  3. Call Her Daddy
  4. Chicks in the Office
  5. Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend
  6. Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew
  7. SmartLess
  8. Why Won't You Date Me? with Nicole Byer

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