Academy Award Nominee Melissa McCarthy to be Honored as the People's Icon at "The E!'s People's Choice Awards"

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07 November 2018
The E!'s People's Choice Awards
Courtesy of E! Entertainment
"The E!'s People's Choice Awards"
Sunday, November 11 at 9 PM ET/PT on E!, Bravo, Syfy,
USA Network and Universo

         E! announced that acclaimed actor, writer, producer and director Melissa McCarthy will be the inaugural recipient of “The People’s Icon of 2018” award at “The E! People’s Choice Awards.” McCarthy will be honored for her work across film and television.

The E!'s People's Choice Awards
Photo: Rob Kim/E!
          “The E! People’s Choice Awards” celebrates all forms of entertainment, chosen entirely by the fans. With its tremendous multi-platform reach, E! is engaging fans worldwide to select their choice from the 12 nominees along with a write-in option in each category to help determine the five finalists who will move forward to the next phase of voting. As part of E!’s commitment to evolve and supercharge “People’s Choice Awards” for the next generation, the network has unveiled 13 brand new categories, including “The Bingeworthy Show of 2018,” “The Game Changer of 2018,” “The Revival Show of 2018,” “The Style Star of 2018” and more.
Additional nominees include: Sandra Bullock, Female Movie Star of 2018; Chris Hemsworth, Male Movie Star of 2018, Drama Movie Star of 2018 & Action Movie Star of 2018; Anne Hathaway, Female Movie Star of 2018; Mandy Moore, Female TV Star of 2018; Chris Pratt, Male Movie Star of 2018 & Action Movie Star of 2018; Kevin Hart, Comedy Act of 2018.


         Global superstar Nicki Minaj will open The E! People’s Choice Awards with a performance of song from her most recent certified platinum album, “Queen.” Minaj is nominated for two awards this year including Female Artist of 2018 and Album of 2018.

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