Stars lit up The Nokia Theatre for the 38th annual People's Choice Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Wednesday for the People's Choice Awards which are actors' favourite as they are directly chosen by people through online voting.

This year's winners were selected through a record-breaking Gallup poll of over 230 million online votes mainly through the website of People's Choice and through social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter.

The awards are presented in categories like television, music and film. Actors like Nina Dobrev, Emma Stone, Demi Lovato and Robert Pattinson walked away with awards at an action-packed ceremony held on January 11, 2012.

The winners of the 38th annual People's Choice Awards:

People's Choice Awards: Actress Nina Dobrev poses with the Favorite TV Drama Actress award at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los AngelesReuters
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People's Choice Awards: Actor Pattinson accepts Favorite Drama Movie award for the film "Water for Elephants" at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters
People's Choice Awards: Demi Lovato accepts her award for Favorite Pop Artist at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters
People's Choice Awards: Actor Sandler accepts the Favorite Comedy Movie Actor award at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters
People's Choice Awards: Actress Malick, Leeves, White and Bertinelli accept the award for Favorite Cable TV Comedy for "Hot in Cleveland" at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters
People's Choice Awards: Actress Michele accepts the Favorite TV Comedy Actress award for her role in the TV series "Glee" at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters
People's Choice Awards: Actor Morgan Freeman poses backstage after winning the Favorite Movie Icon award at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters
People's Choice Awards: Actor Neil Patrick Harris accepts the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters
People's Choice Awards:Actresses Behrs and Dennings pose with their Favorite New TV Comedy award for TV series "2 Broke Girls" backstage at the Peoples Choice Awards 2012.Reuters