01/08/2013 12:11 pm ET Updated Jan 09, 2013

The Most Outrageous People's Choice Awards Dresses Of All Time (PHOTOS)


The People's Choice Awards, which air Wednesday night, are a true American tradition blending the priceless treasure of democracy with... cleavage.

With categories including "Favorite Face of Heroism" and "Favorite Fan Following," the annual event celebrates the best in TV, movies, music and apparently, Tumblr fandom. The 2013's People's Choice Awards nominees include Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Watson, Jennifer Aniston, Mila Kunis, Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart and well, basically everyone, so it should make for a good red carpet if everyone shows.

Another reason to <3 the PCAs: the style is waaaay less stuffy than the Oscars, the Golden Globes, the Emmys and maybe even the VMAs. (Remember when Brooke Burke wore THIS?)

Want proof? Travel with us way back in time on a journey through People's Choice Awards red carpets past, with a focus on whose outfits bowled us over the most.


Most Outrageous Dresses of the People's Choice Awards

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