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People's Choice Awards 2013 Music Winners: Katy Perry Leads With Four Gongs

January 10, 2013 (5:43 am) GMT
The One Direction boys win two, while Taylor Swift, The Wanted, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Maroon 5 and Jason Mraz take home one each.

was absent from the 39th annual People's Choice Awards, but it didn't stop her star from shining. The girlfriend of won big in music categories, bagging a total of four awards including Favorite Music Fan Following, thanks to her fierce devotees KatyCats.

The pop singer, who was recently spotted vacationing in Hawaii with her rocker beau, collected coveted Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Pop Artist. She's additionally awarded Favorite Music Video for "Part of Me" which follows her mending her broken heart in military camp.

Following her domination was . The boys, , , , and , won Favorite Album for their debut effort "" and Favorite Song for their claim-fame single "What Makes You Beautiful".

Other winners at the annual event were (Favorite Country Artist), (Favorite Breakout Artist), (Favorite Hip Hop Artist), (Favorite Male Artist), (Favorite R&B Artist), and (Favorite Band).

Taylor was presented her award by and who joked that "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" was written about her and held the trophy a little too tightly before letting the singer to have it. "This always happens to me," she deadpanned after getting Kanye'd.

In her speech, Taylor thanked her fans and radios for their support. "You guys have blown my mind with what you've done with this album 'Red'," she gushed. "I want to thank you for caring about my music and for caring about me. Thank you so much, you guys. I love you."

When and his band came onto the stage later to accept their award, the frontman couldn't help praising Taylor for her being classy. "Taylor Swift is super charming," he said. "I was trying to think of something to say, and it's not happening. [She said] 'This always happens.' That's genius, by the way."

When it was The Wanted's turn to collect their prize, the boys treated crowd to an a capella rendition of "Afternoon Delight". They made good on their promise to , telling the host when appearing on her show during the beginning of their career that they would sing if they won.

"We never won anything before," member Max George said. "It shows that our fans are real troopers. A big thanks to Scooter Braun and , and Island Records, and to Ellen DeGeneres for having us on her show."

Unfortunately, Bieber who usually frequented a win or two at an awards show didn't get any this time. He's nominated in five music categories for Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Pop Artist, Favorite Music Video, Favorite Album and Favorite Music Fan Following.





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