Sibling rivalry as the Hadid sisters battle for People's Choice Award

Published October 14th, 2015 - 01:50 GMT

Model sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid are among the stars listed in a new category at the People’s Choice Awards.

Yolanda Foster’s girls will compete with each other – and a host of other big names – for the Seriously Popular Award.

The 2016 ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on January 6.

Voting has now opened for the hotly contested category and fans can pick up to five of their favorite stars who they read about every day on

Gigi and Bella with Kim Kardashian and Carine Roitfeld, former editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris. (Instagram)

The full list of 12 nominees includes Bella and Gigi; Disney star Bella Thorne; Keeping Up With The Kardashians personalities Caitlyn Jenner and her daughter Kylie Jenner and Orange Is The New Black actress and Australian export Ruby Rose.

Also battling it out are British actress and Game Of Thrones cast member Maisie Williams; Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot; British model and actress Cara Delevingne; Trainwreck actress Brie Larson; teen reality star Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms and UFC fighter Ronda Rousey.Voting opened on Tuesday and will close on October 22, before the top five nominees are unveiled - along with other categories across film, music and TV - during the People’s Choice Awards 2016 press conference on November 3.

Finalist voting in the categories will then take place until December 3.

On December 4, voting will open for for Favorite New TV Comedy And Drama Categories, and will remain open until the first hour of the People’s Choice Awards 2016 on January 6.

The People’s Choice Awards is the only major awards show where fans choose the nominees and winners across multiple genres of movies, music and television.

Award-winning producer Mark Burnett will return as executive producer of the show, which will broadcast on the CBS Television Network (9-11pm, live ET/delayed PT).

Burnett said in a statement: 'Every year we set the bar higher on how we can deliver the biggest show that engages fans.

'Last year the fans cast hundreds of millions of votes to choose the winners. In my seventh year we are looking forward to entertaining the fans and engaging them like never before.'

The People’s Choice official website at houses the voting platform where fans determine the nominees and winners for the annual awards show.

Every year, potential nominees are determined by national ratings averages, box-office grosses, music sales and data, then vetted through E-Poll Market Research.

Vote for your favorite celeb for the Seriously Popular Award at the 2016 People's Choice Awards.

By Chris Johnson

© Associated Newspapers Ltd.

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