After a tribute to the heroes of 9/11, Tony Danza presents JimCarrey , Ben Stiller, and EddieMurphy as the nominees for the 28th Annual "Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy" People's Choice Award.
Usher, Favorite Male Singer; JimCarreyFavoriteFunnyMaleStar , David Letterman, Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host; Brooks and Dunn; Favorite Country Group; Favorite Animated Movie Star, Donkey of Shrek 2 ( EddieMurphy ); Favorite Movie Villain, Fairy Godmother in Shrek 2 ( Jennifer Saunders); Favorite Leading Man, Brad Pitt; Favorite Female Action Movie Star, Angelina Jolie; U2 Favorite Group; Favorite Female Country Singer, Shania Twain; Favorite Combined Forces. Lil John, Ludacris, and Usher "Yeah!" Favorite Reality Show Competition; "American Idol." Favorite Female Movie Star, Julia Roberts, Favorite Female Singer, Alicia Keys; Favorite Male Singer, Tim McGraw;
Kevin James opens the 27th People'sChoiceAwards by attempting to climb on stage but is unable to lift himself over. Ray Romano assists him and James continues with a comedic monologue. He pokes fun at how few photos were taken of him on the red carpet compared to the multitude taken of Garth Brooks, and also claims that he can beat up all the nominees.
Sandra Bullock presents Denzel Washington, Mel Gibson, and Tom Hanks as the nominees for both the 27th Annual "Favorite Motion Picture Actor" and "Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Drama" People'sChoiceAwards .