Dwayne Johnson Gives His People’s Champion Award to Make-a-Wish Recipient


Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson won big at the 2021 People’s Choice Awards – taking home three trophies for Male Movie Star and Comedy Movie Star, and was the recipient of the Champion Award. He spent his acceptance speeches thanking others and literally spreading kindness.

Then, the star surprised a Make a Wish recipient in the audience by asking her up on stage and giving away his Champion Award. He said, “It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.”

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Movie of the Year went to Black Widow and Female Movie Star to Scarlett Johansson. For Action Movie and Movie Star the winners were Simu Liu and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. And Best TV Show went to Loki.

Other televised awards including Adele for Female Artist, Ellen Pompeo of Grey’s Anatomy won Best Female TV Star, that show also won Best Drama. Best Competition Contestant went to JoJo Siwa from Dancing With the Stars.

BTS won in three categories: best group, song, and video for “Butter.”

Honorary awards were also handed out to Christina Aguilera for Music Icon. Halle Berry won the People’s Icon, and Kim Kardashian was named 2021 Fashion Icon.

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COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS

  • MOVIES
  • THE MOVIE OF 2021
  • Black Widow
  • COMEDY MOVIE
  • Free Guy
  • THE ACTION MOVIE OF 2021        
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • THE DRAMA MOVIE OF 2021
  • A Quiet Place Part II
  • THE FAMILY MOVIE OF 2021
  • Luca
  • THE MALE MOVIE STAR OF 2021
  • Dwayne Johnson, Jungle Cruise
  • THE FEMALE MOVIE STAR OF 2021
  • Scarlett Johansson, Black Widow
  • THE DRAMA MOVIE STAR OF 2021
  • Kevin Hart, Fatherhood
  • THE COMEDY MOVIE STAR OF 2021
  • Dwayne Johnson, Jungle Cruise
  • THE ACTION MOVIE STAR OF 2021
  • Simu Liu, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • TV
  • THE SHOW OF 2021
  • Loki
  • THE DRAMA SHOW OF 2021
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • THE COMEDY SHOW OF 2021
  • Never Have I Ever
  • THE REALITY SHOW OF 2021
  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians
  • THE COMPETITION SHOW OF 2021
  • The Voice
  • THE MALE TV STAR OF 2021
  • Tom Hiddleston, Loki
  • THE FEMALE TV STAR OF 2021
  • Ellen Pompeo, Grey’s Anatomy
  • THE DRAMA TV STAR OF 2021
  • Chase Stokes, Outer Banks
  • THE COMEDY TV STAR OF 2021
  • Selena Gomez, Only Murders in the Building
  • THE DAYTIME TALK SHOW OF 2021
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  • THE NIGHTTIME TALK SHOW OF 2021
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • THE COMPETITION CONTESTANT OF 2021
  • JoJo Siwa, Dancing With the Stars
  • THE REALITY STAR OF 2021
  • Kim Kardashian West, Keeping Up With the Kardashians
  • THE BINGEWORTHY SHOW OF 2021
  • Squid Game
  • THE SCI-FI/FANTASY SHOW OF 2021
  • Lucifer
  • MUSIC
  • THE MALE ARTIST OF 2021
  • Lil Nas X
  • THE FEMALE ARTIST OF 2021
  • Adele
  • THE GROUP OF 2021
  • BTS
  • THE SONG OF 2021
  • “Butter,” BTS
  • THE ALBUM OF 2021
  • Sour, Olivia Rodrigo
  • THE COUNTRY ARTIST OF 2021
  • Blake Shelton
  • THE LATIN ARTIST OF 2021
  • Bad Bunny
  • THE NEW ARTIST OF 2021
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • THE MUSIC VIDEO OF 2021
  • “Butter,” BTS
  • THE COLLABORATION OF 2021 
  • “STAY,” The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
  • POP CULTURE
  • THE SOCIAL STAR OF 2021
  • Britney Spears
  • THE POP SPECIAL OF 2021
  • Friends: The Reunion – The One Where They Get Back Together
  • THE COMEDY ACT OF 2021
  • Vaccinated and Horny Tour, Chelsea Handler
  • THE GAME CHANGER OF 2021
  • Simone Biles
  • THE POP PODCAST OF 2021
  • Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain

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