Fallon was up against some stiff competition, which included fellow nominees Conan O’Brien, James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert. All of the nominees have done an amazing job setting the bar high for late night over the past year, so winning the popular fan vote is a pretty big deal!
Though the Tonight Show host was unable to attend People’s Choice Awards 2017, he did take to social media on Thursday (Jan. 19) morning thank the fans for voting.
“Thanks so much to @peopleschoice and everyone who voted!” tweeted Fallon. “Honored to be named your Favorite Late Night Host!”
Fallon’s win marks his fifth nomination and fourth win in as choice Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host, with his last win in the category taking place at People’s Choice Awards 2015.
Congratulations on your big win, Jimmy Fallon! We’re excited to see what amazing content you bring us on The Tonight Show in 2017.
Check out the full list of People’s Choice Awards 2017 winners here, and be sure to let us know what you thought of the show in the comments!