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Sandra Bullock, Justin Timberlake sweep 2014 People's Choice Awards

By ReutersMovies - 09 January 2014 12:00 AM | Updated 4:24 PM

Sandra Bullock, Justin Timberlake sweep 2014 People's Choice Awards

Sandra Bullock accepts the award for favorite movie actress at the 2014 People's Choice Awards. Photo: Reuters

Actress Sandra Bullock swept the 40th annual People's Choice awards on Wednesday (9 January) with four wins, while singer Justin Timberlake dominated the music categories with three wins.

Bullock picked up awards for favorite movie actress, dramatic movie actress, comedy movie actress and favorite movie duo for her roles in 'Gravity' and 'The Heat'. 

Timberlake picked up three awards including favorite album 'The 20/20 Experience'.

Timberlake also won favorite male artist and favorite R&B artist, but was beaten in the favorite pop artist category by Britney Spears, who won her first People's Choice award in her 15-year career.

Robert Downey Jr. was named favorite action movie star for his leading role in 'Iron Man 3', which also won favorite movie and action movie.

Adam Sandler won favorite comedic actor for the fourth consecutive time, this year for 'Grown Ups 2'.

'The Big Bang Theory' won favorite network TV comedy for a third time.

Oscar-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson was awarded favorite humanitarian for her charity work with her Julian D. King Gift Foundation, in memory of her late nephew.

The People's Choice winners are chosen by fans, who can vote online across 58 categories spanning film, TV and music.

This year, more than 700 million votes were cast.