Christina Aguilera Performs A Medley Of Hits, More Of The Best Moments Of The 2021 People's Choice Awards: Photos
The 47th People's Choice Awards took place on Tuesday, December 7, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Given that it was the first show to be presented to an in-person audience since 2019, there was never a dull moment.
"It’s kind of like the Oscars, except its movies that people have actually seen," host Kenan Thompson joked about the PCAs.
From bittersweet acceptance speeches to killer outfits and performances, fans were in for a memorable night.
Scroll down to see the best moments of the 2021 People's Choice Awards.
H.E.R. performed a tribute to Marvin Gaye. The songstress sang "What's Going On" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his iconic What’s Going On album.
Kim Kardashian was presented with the Fashion Icon Award. No one expected the reality star to thank her estranged husband, Kanye West, for introducing her to the fashion world during her acceptance speech — but then again, the show was full of surprises.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was on a roll! The actor won Male Movie Star of 2021, Comedy Movie Star of 2021 and the honorary People's Champion Award.
Blake Shelton had a busy night! The Voice judge took to the stage to perform "Come Back as a Country Boy." He also won Country Artist of the Year. Meanwhile, The Voice was crowned Competition Show of the Year.
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Christina Aguilera wowed the audience when she performed a medley of her biggest hits — with several costume changes in between. She was then presented with the first-ever Music Icon Award.
"I have always strived for my music to communicate messages of empowerment, whether it's speaking my own truths or giving voice to those unable to do so on their own," the singer said. "Believing in yourself is often the biggest obstacle of all, and throughout the years I've heard your stories about the impact of songs like 'Beautiful,' 'Fighter,' 'Can't Hold Us Down,' and yes, even 'Dirrty.' Thank you for your stories."
Scarlett Johansson won Best Female Movie Star of 2021. "Ten-plus years ago when I first started my journey with Marvel, I didn't know whether or not audiences would like my portrayal of this beloved character. So really owe this all to you guys," the Black Widow star said. "I also have to mention the badass women that I worked with on this film: our filmmaker Kate Shoreland, our leader, my amazing co-stars Florence Pugh and Rachel Weisz and our producer Victoria Alonzo. Thank you guys so much."
Paris Jackson presented Keeping Up With the Kardashians with the Reality Show of 2021 Award. Kim — who also won 2021's Best Reality TV Star — Khloé Kardashian and momager Kris Jenner accepted the award on their family's behalf. "This is a bittersweet moment for us because you guys have voted for us on our last season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians," Kim said during the acceptance speech.
Tom Hiddleston looked dapper in a tweed suit with a matching tie. The Thor actor won Male TV Star of 2021, and Loki won for the Show of 2021.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show won Daytime Talk Show. "It means more to me especially now," DeGeneres said. "This is our final season so to all the people who voted and to everyone that I have worked with for the past 19 years, we are a family. I love all of you. I'm grateful and thank you for supporting me for all these 19 years that we've been doing the show and the show has been the greatest experience of my life. I have enjoyed every bit of it."
Cardi B presented Halle Berry with the People's Icon Award. "The only reason I have been here for 30 years, still working and doing what I love on my own terms, redefining myself decade after decade is because of all of you. Every single one of you. You allow me to be myself," the Catwoman star told her fans.