Date: 8th January 2001

Gibson and Roberts Win First Hollywood Awards

MEL GIBSON and JULIA ROBERTS took top honours last night (07JAN00) - when millions of American were given the chance to vote for their favourite actors in the world.

Fans picked the winners online for the 27th Annual PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS, voting for Gibson and Roberts as favourite movie stars, while 'N SYNC walked away with Favourite Musical Group.

The ceremony marks the first big Award ceremony in Hollywood's gong season - the annual three months of award-giving which ends with the prestigious Oscars.

The winners were;

Favourite Motion Picture Actor - MEL GIBSON

Favourite Motion Picture Actress - JULIA ROBERTS

Favourite Female Television Performer - JENNIFER ANISTON

Favourite Television Comedy Series - FRIENDS

Favourite television Dramatic Series - ER

Favourite New Television Dramatic Series - DARK ANGEL

Favourite Reality Based Program - SURVIVOR

Favourite Male Music Performer - GARTH BROOKS

Favourite Musical Group - 'N SYNC

Favourite Motion Picture - THE GREEN MILE

Favourite Dramatic Motion Picture - THE GREEN MILE

Favourite Comedy Motion Picture - MEET THE PARENTS

Favourite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy - JIM CARREY

Favourite Motion Picture Star in a Drama - MEL GIBSON


Source: WENN



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