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THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE looks set to steal the show at January's (11) People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles - the film has picked up the lion's share of nominations.
The sequel scored eight nominations to become one of only three movies to land multiple nods when the announcement was made on Tuesday (09Nov10).
The film will compete for Favourite Movie and Favourite Drama while its stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are nominated for the Favorite On-screen Team and Favourite Actor and Actress categories.
Pattinson and Stewart are are also nominated among the Favourite Movie Star Under 25.
Other multiple movie nominees include Robert Downey Jr., Iron Man 2 and Inception. Iron Man 2 and Inception will also compete with the Twilight film for Best Movie, along with Toy Story 3 and Alice In Wonderland.
Meanwhile, Angelina Jolie will fight it out with Bradley Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey, Jr. and Jackie Chan for Favourite Action Star.
Blood suckers are also taking a bite out of the small screen categories - The Vampire Diaries' Ian Somerhalder is nominated for Favourite TV Drama Actor and his series is nominated for Favourite TV Drama and Favourite Sci-Fi Fantasy Show.
True Blood will go head-to-head with The Vampire Diaries for the Sci-Fi Fantasy title, and the drama is also up for Favourite TV Obsession.
Elsewhere, musical comedy Glee is in the running for five awards, including Favourite TV Comedy. Glee stars Matthew Morrison and Jane Lynch will be vying for the Favourite TV Comedy Actor and Actress prizes, respectively, while Britney Spears and Neil Patrick Harris' cameos have earned the series a mention in the Favourite TV Guest Stars category.
In the music categories, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry will compete for Favourite Female Artist and Eminem, Usher and Enrique Iglesias are all up for Favourite Male Artist.
The People's Choice Awards will be handed out on 5 January (11). (KL&MT/WNWC/RL)

Jeff Probst
2011 People's Choice Awards nominations announcement, held at The London Hotel
Los Angeles, California - 09.11.10
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