Full winners for the 38th annual People's Choice Awards were revealed as soon as the star-studded celebration at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live ended. and , who were absent from the event, dominated the pack in music category. The former got four kudos, while the latter received one gong, Favorite Album of the Year.
Perry, who got seven nominations including one in TV and movie, won Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Song of the Year, and Favorite Tour Headliner in music. The singer was additionally awarded Favorite Music Video, thanks to her geeky music video for "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)". She was initially confirmed to make an appearance but later scrapped it.