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Twilight is named People's Choice

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Johnny Depp, Taylor Swift and Sandra Bullock pick up their people's choice awards.

Hit teen vampire movie Twilight has picked up four People's Choice trophies at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The film took favourite movie, top on-screen team, favourite franchise and the prize for best breakthrough actor went to Taylor Lautner.

Sandra Bullock's film The Proposal was named favourite comedy movie and she won favourite actress.

US fans voted online for their favourite stars in film, TV and music.

Bullock, who has been nominated for a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild for Blind Side, thanked her family, husband and fans as she accepted her award.

She told reporters that her recent success was "unplanned, unexpected and unreal."

She added: "I've had two wonderful experiences this year, and I think most actresses will tell you if you had one in five years, you'd be lucky."

British success

Other key movie winners included Johnny Depp, who was named favourite movie actor.

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock took home two awards

Addressing the crowd, the Pirates Of The Caribbean star said: "The only reason any of us is up here is because of you.

"It has been quite an amazing decade and an incredible ride, and I sincerely thank all of you for bestowing on me all your great treasures."

Australian actor Hugh Jackman received the top action hero trophy for his role in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Jim Carrey took home favourite comedic actor.

British actor Hugh Laurie scooped best TV drama actor for House, which also won favourite drama.

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds received the best independent award and animated film Up won favourite family film.

Teenage pop star and actress Miley Cyrus, who was recently seen in a big screen version of her hit US TV series Hannah Montana, won favourite breakout movie actress.

In music, there were awards for Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Paramore and Mariah Carey.



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