Internet research firm Knowledge Networks called on pop culture fans to help determine the nominees. The public can help choose the winners online at http://www.pcavote.com. The show will broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 10.
The nominees were:
Female movie star: Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman.
Male movie star: Nicolas Cage, Johnny Depp, Samuel L. Jackson.
Leading lady: Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon, Renee Zellwegger.
Leading man: Jamie Foxx, Brad Pitt, Adam Sandler.
Female action star: Jennifer Garner, Angelina Jolie, Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Male action star: Matthew McConaughey, Brad Pitt, The Rock.
On-screen match-up: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in "Mr. and Mrs. Smith;" Chris Rock and Adam Sandler in "The Longest Yard;" Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in "Wedding Crashers."
Female performer: Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Gwen Stefani.
Male performer: Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Usher.
Group: Black Eyed Peas, Destiny's Child, Green Day.
New TV comedy: "Everybody Hates Chris," "How I Met Your Mother," "My Name is Earl."
New TV drama: "Commander in Chief," "Criminal Minds," "Prison Break."
TV comedy: "Everybody Loves Raymond," "That '70s Show," "The Simpsons."
TV drama: "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Desperate Housewives," "Law & Order: SVU."
Reality show competition: "American Idol," "Fear Factor," "Survivor."
Reality show other: "Extreme Makeover," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Supernanny."
Late-night talk show host: Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O'Brien.
Daytime talk show host: Ellen DeGeneres, Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa, Oprah Winfrey.
Female TV star: Jennifer Garner, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Love Hewitt.
Male TV star: Ray Romano, Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland.
Funny female star: Drew Barrymore, Ellen DeGeneres, Queen Latifah.
Funny male star: Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Will Smith.