2018 People's Choice Awards: Nicki Minaj, Rita Ora and John Legend set to perform

It's been an amazing year in the realm of the arts, fashion, and entertainment industry. And now, it's time to give this year's top performing individuals the accolades that they deserve. This Sunday, Nov. 11, the 44th annual E! People's Choice Awards is going down at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA with the show officially airing on E! Entertainment for the first time ever. A preshow entitled Live From the Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards is scheduled to air at 7 p.m. PST and the E! People's Choice Awards will officially begin at 9 p.m. PST.  

The 2018 E! People's Choice Awards (PCAs) will feature a total of 43 categories broken down into 16 television-based categories, 10 television categories, nine music categories, and eight pop-culture themed categories. Major award recipients of the 2018 PCAs will include Melissa McCarthy who will be receiving the People's Icon Award and the well-deserving, Victoria Beckham, who will receive this year's Fashion Icon Award. 

This past Monday, E! announced that there will be three major performances at the 2018 People's Choice Awards including an opening act by Nicki Minaj (AXS Tickets), a performance by Rita Ora (AXS Tickets) in promotion of her anticipated, upcoming album, Phoenix, and a performance by EGOT-winner, John Legend (AXS Tickets) who will also be presenting the People's Champ Award to Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. 

This year's E! People's Choice Awards is set to feature a newly designed 12-inch tall trophy and a slew of recognizable faces. So, don't miss this year's E! People's Choice Awards, this Sunday, Nov. 11, at 9 p.m. PST. Also, check out Nicki Minaj's performance from the 2018 MTV Awards as a prelude to her 2018 E!People's Choice Awards performance above.