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Vampires are still the people's choice

By Breeanna Hare, CNN
The "Twilight" series snapped up six People's Choice Awards nominations.
The "Twilight" series snapped up six People's Choice Awards nominations.
  • The "Twilight" saga earned six nominations; "True Blood" and "Vampire Diaries" got two each
  • Horror hit "Paranormal Activity" earned a nomination in the independent movie category
  • Taylor Swift and Eminem continue to collect nominations in music categories

(CNN) -- If left up to audiences, the trend of the undead will never die.

Nominees for the 2010 People's Choice Awards were announced Tuesday, and the "Twilight" saga, "Vampire Diaries" and HBO's "True Blood" are all up for multiple awards, with the "Twilight" crew earning a mention in seven categories.

The film based on Stephenie Meyer's goth teen romance series is up for favorite franchise, favorite movie and on-screen team, the latter featuring lead actors Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner.

Each of the three was also recognized individually: Pattinson was nominated for people's choice movie actor, Stewart for movie actress and Lautner for breakout movie actor. Anna Kendrick, who plays one of the few humans in "Twilight," is up for best breakout actress.

HBO's fan favorite "True Blood" earned nominations in the TV obsession and TV sci-fi/fantasy categories while star Anna Paquin was nominated for TV drama actress. "Vampire Diaries" earned a nod in both the TV sci-fi/fantasy category as well as in new TV drama.

Smash horror flick "Paranormal Activity" also received a nomination and will go up against "Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail," "(500) Days of Summer" and the highly anticipated sci-fi film "District 9" in the independent movie category.

On the music side, nominations are still rolling in for Eminem and Taylor Swift, who are both up for a number of American Music Awards. The Detroit rapper earned two People's Choice nominations for male artist and hip-hop artist, while Swift is nominated for People's Choice country artist, pop artist and female artist.

The awards show, hosted by Queen Latifah, will air live January 6 on CBS.