01/12/2012 AT 05:30 AM EST
Despite not appearing
at Wednesday's 38th annual People's Choice Awards, Katy Perry
was the big winner of the night.
Perry, whose 14-month marriage to Russell Brand ended last month
, was honored in five categories, as favorite female artist, tour headliner and for song of the year for "ET" with Kanye West
, music video for "Last Friday Night" and TV guest star for How I Met Your Mother
Nevertheless, the singer Tweeted her gratitude
to her fans, writing, "THANK U to every1 who voted for me for the @peopleschoice tonight! We won so many! Now I need to get more books 2 successfully display them!"
The biggest ovation at the event, which was broadcast on CBS, went to Betty White
, who is celebrating her 90th birthday
. On stage with her costars from the best cable comedy show winner Hot in Cleveland
, she modestly told the crowd, "I haven't done anything."
Among the other winners in the 43 categories, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
took four awards – favorite movie, action movie, book adaptation and ensemble movie cast, although no stars from the film attended.
Other honorees included Ellen DeGeneres
, Lea Michele
and Demi Lovato
, as well as favorite movie actress and actor Emma Stone
and Johnny Depp
For a complete list of winners, click here