LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.COM) — The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show at PeoplesChoice.com.

Fans can choose their favorites across 54 categories including Favorite Movie Actor, Favorite TV Crime Drama and Favorite Female Artist, by voting to make them official nominees until Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 (11:59 PM, ET).

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The top five in each category will become the official nominees and will be announced during the annual People’s Choice Awards press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 (9:00 AM, PT), at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.  Fans have the option to write in their favorites not included among the provided candidates.

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Winner’s from last years award show included, “Hunger Games” which was named favorite movie, action movie and movie franchise, and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth had fans’ favorite on-screen chemistry. Lawrence also won favorite movie actress and “face of heroism.” Katy Perry also took home three awards during the 39th annual People’s Choice Awards.

The 40th Annual PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS will be broadcast LIVE from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT), on CBS.X

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