Glee earns eight People's Choice Awards nominations

06/11/13

Cast of Glee

Glee leads the nominations for the People's Choice Awards 2014.

The US TV musical is up for eight prizes in total, including favourite network TV comedy and favourite comedic TV actress for series stars Lea Michele and Jane Lynch.

Katy Perry has five nominations including favourite pop artist and favourite song for Roar.

The awards winners, which will be announced in Los Angeles on January 8, will be decided by fans voting online.

Glee recently paid tribute to former star Cory Montieth who was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room in July.

A coroner's report concluded the 31-year-old actor died because of a fatal mix of heroin and alcohol.

One Direction
Image caption One Direction are up for three People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards recognises stars from the world of TV, film and music.

Miley Cyrus is named in the favourite album category for Bangerz and is up for favourite music video for Wrecking Ball alongside One Direction's Best Song Ever.

The former X Factor group are also up for best band and their fans are up for favourite music fan following.

Mumford and Sons
Image caption Mumford and Sons are up for the favourite alternative band award

Mumford & Sons, who headlined this year's Glastonbury Festival, are up for favourite alternative band against the likes of Muse and Fall Out Boy.

British series Downton Abbey is nominated for the favourite cable TV drama prize.

The awards will be hosted by the stars of US comedy 2 Broke Girls, Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs.

A full list of the nominees for can be found on the awards' official website.

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