Date: 8th January 2001
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