Soap operas and actors honored by the fans for 2016 storylines.

The votes have been tallied and Soaps.com can now deliver the winners picked by the fans who took part in our 11th Annual Sudzies to support their favorite soap operas, actors and characters. Categories were based off of this year’s 44th Annual Daytime Emmy nominations, plus a few fun ones thrown in.

Outstanding Drama Series:
“The Bold and the Beautiful” – WINNER
“Days of our Lives”
“General Hospital”
“The Young and the Restless”

Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team:
“The Bold and the Beautiful”
“Days of our Lives”
“General Hospital” – WINNER
“The Young and the Restless”

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team:
“The Bold and the Beautiful”
“Days of our Lives”
“General Hospital”
“The Young and the Restless” – WINNER

Outstanding Lead Actor:
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer)
“Days of our Lives'” Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera) – WINNER
“Days of our Lives'” Vincent Irizarry (Deimos Kiriakis)
“The Young and the Restless'” Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott)
“The Young and the Restless'” Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters)

Outstanding Lead Actress:
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Heather Tom (Katie Logan)
“General Hospital’s” Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis)
“General Hospital’s” Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos)
“The Young and the Restless'” Gina Tognoni (Phyllis Abbott) – WINNER
“The Young and the Restless'” Jess Walton (Jill Abbott)

More: Fans can watch the 44th Daytime Emmy Awards online

Outstanding Supporting Actor:
“Days of our Lives'” John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) – WINNER
“Days of our Lives'” James Reynolds (Abe Carver)
“General Hospital’s” Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos)
“General Hospital’s” Jeffrey Vincent Parise (Carlos Rivera/Dr. Joe Rivera)
“The Young and the Restless'” Steve Burton (Dylan McAvoy)

Outstanding Supporting Actress:
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Anna Maria Horsford (Vivienne Avant)
“Days of our Lives'” Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux)
“General Hospital’s” Finola Hughes (Anna Devane) – WINNER
“The Young and the Restless'” Stacy Haiduk (Patty Williams)
“The Young and the Restless'” Kelly Sullivan (Sage Warner)

Outstanding Younger Actor:
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Pierson Fodé (Thomas Forrester)
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Anthony Turpel (R.J. Forrester)
“Days of our Lives'” James Lastovic (Joey Johnson)
“General Hospital’s” Bryan Craig (Morgan Corinthos) – WINNER
“General Hospital’s” Tequan Richmond (TJ Ashford)

Outstanding Younger Actress:
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Reign Edwards (Nicole Avant) – WINNER
“General Hospital’s” Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina Corinthos Davis)
“General Hospital’s” Chloe Lanier (Nelle Hayes)
“The Young and the Restless'” Hunter King (Summer Newman)
“The Young and the Restless'” Alyvia Alyn Lind (Faith Newman)

Outstanding Guest Performer:
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Monica Horan (Kieran Cannistra)
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Jim O’Heir (Matt Cannistra)
“Days of our Lives'” Tobin Bell (Yo Ling)
“General Hospital’s” Don Harvey (Tom Baker)
“The Young and the Restless'” Nichelle Nichols (Lucinda Winters) – WINNER

Most annoying character:
“Bold and the Beautiful’s” RJ Forrester
“Bold and the Beautiful’s” (current) Sally Spectra
“Days of our Lives'” Rafe Hernandez
“Days of our Lives'” Claire Brady – WINNER
“General Hospital’s” Amy Driscoll
“General Hospital’s” Nelle Hayes
“Young and the Restless'” Abby Newman
“Young and the Restless'” Summer Newman

Best couple:
“Bold and the Beautiful’s” Steffy and Liam
“Bold and the Beautiful’s” Brooke and Bill
“Days of our Lives'” Abigail and Chad
“Days of our Lives'” Gabi and Chad
“General Hospital’s” Sam and Jason
“General Hospital’s” Maxie and Nathan
“Young and the Restless'” Victoria and Billy – WINNER
“Young and the Restless'” Phyllis and Billy

Worst couple:
“Bold and the Beautiful’s” Steffy and Wyatt
“Bold and the Beautiful’s” Quinn and Ridge
“Days of our Lives'” Hope and Rafe
“Days of our Lives'” Nicole and Deimos – WINNER
“General Hospital’s” Kiki and Dillon
“General Hospital’s” Hayden and Finn
“Young and the Restless'” Chloe and Kevin
“Young and the Restless'” Chelsea and Nick

Thank you for participating in another fun year of the Sudzies and don’t forget to join Soaps.com on Twitter, Soaps.com on Facebook and Soaps.com on Instagram on Sunday April 30 for all of the live Daytime Emmy Awards coverage.

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