Usher and pop singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow was the big music winner in the music categories of the People's Choice Awards, held last night (Jan. 9) in Pasadena, Calif.
Usher and pop singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow was the big music winner in the music categories of the People's Choice Awards, held last night (Jan. 9) in Pasadena, Calif. The R&B superstar took home the award for favorite male singer and shared the favorite combined forces honor with Lil Jon and Ludacris for his single "Yeah!"
Alicia Keys, who was Usher's duet partner on the hit single "My Boo," took the favorite female singer award, while Irish rock act U2 was named favorite musical group. Sheryl Crow's rendition of Cat Stevens' "First Cut Is the Deepest" was chosen as the favorite remake.
In the country music categories, Brooks & Dunn was picked favorite group, while Tim McGraw and Shania Twain earned the favorite male and female honors, respectively.
For the first time in its 31 year history, the People's Choice Awards were decided solely by Internet voting. More than 21 million votes were cast for this year's winners in music, film and television categories.
Michael Moore's anti-Bush documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" was named best film and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of The Christ" best film drama at the awards. NBC's "Will & Grace" took the best TV comedy honor, while CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" was named best TV drama.