PEOPLE Magazine Awards 2014: Awardees honored at a gala event
December 19 , 2014
The PEOPLE Magazine Awards 2014 held at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on December 18 2014 was a star-studded affair with appearances by actors Jennifer Aniston and Jon Hamm. Other celebrity guests were Josh Groban, Nicole Richie, Ryan Guzman and Melanie Iglesias, Kate Hudson, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco- Sweeting, Jennifer Westfeldt, Karlie Kloss, Kate Upton, Ariel Winter, Ryan Phillippe Elisabeth Moss, and Jennifer Lopez. Maroon 5, 5 Seconds of Summer, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell had performed. Nick Cannon hosted the inaugural show.
Many awards were also given. Kevin Hart was comedy star of the year, Jon Hamm won the TV Performance of the Year (Actor) for Mad Men, Lisa Kudrow won the TV Performance of the Year (Actress) for The Comeback. Kate Hudson was awarded the Celebrity Role Model of the Year, Kate Upton was chosen the People's Sexiest Woman Alive, Jennifer Aniston won the Best Actress Award in Movies for Cake while Michael Keaton won the Best Actor in Movies for Birdman. Awards in several other categories were also given.