|38th People's Choice Awards|
|Date||January 11, 2012|
|Location||Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, California|
|Hosted by||Kaley Cuoco|
The 38th People's Choice Awards, honoring the best in popular culture for 2011, were held on January 11, 2012 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California, and were broadcast live on CBS at 9:00 pm ET.
Katy Perry Dominated the 38th People's Choice Awards by winning the most awards, winning five out of seven nominations, including Favorite Female Artist. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 won four awards, including Favorite Movie. How I Met Your Mother won three awards, including Favorite TV Comedy, Emma Stone won two awards, including Favorite Movie Actress. Supernatural also won two awards, including Favorite Network TV Drama. 
On November 8, 2011, the nominees were announced. The movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 received the most nominations this year with nine. The TV series Glee and singer Katy Perry each received seven nominations.
Winners are listed in bold.
|Favorite Movie||Favorite Action Movie|
|Favorite Comedy Movie||Favorite Drama Movie|
|Favorite Book Adaptation||Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast|
|Favorite Movie Actor||Favorite Movie Actress|
|Favorite Action Movie Star||Favorite Movie Superhero|
|Favorite Comedic Movie Actor||Favorite Comedic Movie Actress|
|Favorite Movie Star Under 25||Favorite Movie Icon|
|Favorite Animated Movie Voice||Favorite Animated Movie|
|Favorite Network TV Comedy||Favorite Network TV Drama|
|Favorite TV Comedy Actor||Favorite TV Comedy Actress|
|Favorite TV Drama Actor||Favorite TV Drama Actress|
|Favorite Cable TV Comedy||Favorite Cable TV Drama|
|Favorite TV Crime Drama||Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show|
|Favorite New TV Comedy||Favorite New TV Drama|
|Favorite Daytime TV Host||Favorite Late Night TV Host|
|Favorite TV Competition Show||Favorite TV Celebreality Star|
|Favorite TV Guest Star||Favorite Cartoon Show|
|Favorite New TV Action Show||Favorite New TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show|
|Favorite Song of the Year||Favorite Album of the Year|
|Favorite Music Video||Favorite Tour Headliner|
|Favorite Male Artist||Favorite Female Artist|
|Favorite Band||Favorite Pop Artist|
|Favorite Hip Hop Artist||Favorite R&B Artist|
|Favorite Country Artist||Favorite Breakout Artist|
- "Harry Potter casts a spell over the People's Choice awards". Guardian. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
- "People's Choice Award Winners". USA Today. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- 2012 People's Choice Awards