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People's Choice Awards 2012: Katy Perry and Harry Potter take top spots

Katy Perry won the most awards at the People's Choice Awards 2012.  'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' came in a close second.

By DERRIK J. LANGAssociated Press / January 11, 2012

People's Choice Awards 2012: Ellen Degeneres accepts the award for favorite daytime TV host during the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday, in Los Angeles. Katy Perry took home the most awards.

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Katy Perry is in the popular clique now.

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The singer-actress won the most People's Choice Awards at Wednesday's 38th annual fan-favorite extravaganza.

Perry was absent from the ceremony, but she was honored in five categories, including favorite female artist, tour headliner, song of the year for "E.T." with Kanye West, music video for "Last Friday Night," and TV guest star for "How I Met Your Mother."

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" followed behind Perry with four wins for favorite movie, action movie, book adaptation and ensemble movie cast.

Johnny Depp and Emma Stone each picked up two trophies.

Stars such as Lea Michele, Ellen DeGeneres and Neil Patrick Harris were on hand at the Nokia Theatre ceremony to accept their awards selected by Internet votes.

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