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  • Priyanka Chopra of "Quantico" poses backstage with her award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series during the People's Choice Awards 2016 in Los AngelesReuters
  • Actress Priyanka Chopra of "Quantico" poses backstage with her award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series during the People's Choice Awards 2016 in Los AngelesReuters
  • Priyanka Chopra of "Quantico" and John Stamos of "Grandfathered" accept their awards for favorite actor and actress in a new TV series before presenting the award for favorite movie at the People's Choice Awards 2016 in Los AngelesReuters

Priyanka Chopra has become the first South Asian actress to win a People's Choice Awards. The "Quantico" actress was nominated in the "Favourite Actress in a New TV Series" category.

Priyanka, who attended the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, won the "Favourite Actress in a New TV Series" for "Quantico", while John Stamos won "Favourite Actor in a New TV Series" award for "Grandfathered".

"I would like to thank everyone who voted for "Quantico". Its my first year in America and to come to another country and actually get this kind of acceptance is, I guess, America is all about. Thank you all. My mom, my manager, the cast and crew, the writer, ABC Paul Lee, everyone I am just overwhelmed," Priyanka said. 

This year, long running shows dominated the TV categories with "The Big Bang Theory" taking home the "Favorite TV Show" and "Favorite Network TV Comedy" awards, while Jim Parsons walked away with "Favorite Comedic TV Actor" award. 

"Grey's Anatomy" won "Favorite Network TV Drama" award, while leading lady Ellen Pompeo won "Favorite Dramatic TV Actress" award.

Ellen DeGeneres walked away with "Favorite Humanitarian" award and "Favorite Daytime TV Host". DeGeneres created a record with an astounding 17 People's Choice Awards to her name.

Watch the video of Priyanka Chopra's acceptance speech at the People's Choice Awards: 

Check out compete winners list below:


Favorite Movie
Furious 7

Favorite Movie Actor
Channing Tatum

Favorite Movie Actress
Sandra Bullock

Favorite Action Movie
Furious 7

Favorite Action Movie Actor
Chris Hemsworth

Favorite Action Movie Actress
Shailene Woodley

Favorite Animated Movie Voice
Selena Gomez

Favorite Comedic Movie
Pitch Perfect 2

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Kevin Hart

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
Melissa McCarthy

Favorite Dramatic Movie
The Martian

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor
Johnny Depp

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
Dakota Johnson

Favorite Family Movie

Favorite Thriller Movie
Taken 3


Favorite TV Show
The Big Bang Theory

Favorite Network TV Comedy
The Big Bang Theory

Favorite Comedic TV Actor
Jim Parsons

Favorite Comedic TV Actress
Melissa McCarthy

Favorite Network TV Drama
Grey's Anatomy

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor
Taylor Kinney

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress
Ellen Pompeo

Favorite Cable TV Comedy
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Favorite Cable TV Drama
Pretty Little Liars

Favorite Cable TV Actor
Kevin Hart

Favorite Cable TV Actress
Sasha Alexander

Favorite Premium Cable TV Show

Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor
Dwayne Johnson

Favorite Premium Cable TV Actress
Kristen Bell

Favorite TV Crime Drama
Person of Interest

Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor
Nathan Fillion

Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress
Stana Katic

Favorite Network TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show
Beauty and the Beast

Favorite Cable TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
Jensen Ackles

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress
Caitriona Balfe

Favorite Competition TV Show
The Voice

Favorite Daytime TV Host
Ellen DeGeneres

Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team
The Talk

Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host
Jimmy Fallon

Favorite Streaming Series
Orange is the New Black

Favorite Actor In A New TV Series

John Stamos

Favorite Actress In A New TV Series
Priyanka Chopra

Favorite Animated TV Show
The Simpsons

Favorite New TV Comedy
Scream Queens

Favorite New TV Drama


Favorite Male Artist
Ed Sheeran

Favorite Female Artist
Taylor Swift

Favorite Group
Fifth Harmony

Favorite Breakout Artist
Shawn Mendes

Favorite Male Country Artist
Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Country Artist
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Country Group
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Pop Artist
Taylor Swift

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

Favorite R&B Artist
The Weeknd

Favorite Album
Titleby Meghan Trainor

Favorite Song
"What Do You Mean?" by Justin Bieber

Favorite Music Icon


Favorite Social Media Celebrity
Britney Spears

Favorite Social Media Star
Matt Bellassai

Favorite Mobile Game
Candy Crush Saga

Favorite Video Game
Super Smash Bros.

Favorite YouTube Star
Connor Franta

The DailyMail.com Seriously Popularâ„¢ Award
Maddie Ziegler

Favorite Humanitarian
Ellen DeGeneres