Congratulations are in order! It’s been a great year for Meghan Markle being that she married Prince Harry in May, and now, it just got a little better. The Duchess of Sussex has been nominated for her first-ever People’s Choice Award!

The former actress — she starred on the USA show Suits for seven seasons — has been nominated for the Style Icon of 2018 award. The 37-year-old is competing against Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Zendaya, Blake Lively, Emma Watson, Beyoncé, Meghan Markle, Harry Styles, Chadwick Boseman, Brooklyn Beckham, Jaden Smith, and Chris Pine. She previously earned a nomination in the Choice Style Icon category at the 2018 Teen Choice Awards last month, but sadly lost to Harry Styles. 

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The 44th People’s Choice Awards will be on Sunday, Nov. 11 in LA, but don’t expect Meghan and Prince Harry to show up on the red carpet for a photo shoot. 

According to Life & Style, Meghan and Harry recently turned down an invitation to present at the Emmys later this month. “Meghan couldn’t wait to show Harry off, but the palace wouldn’t allow it,” a source revealed. “There’s a lot of planning that goes into a trip now that she’s a Duchess. Nevertheless, it was a bit of letdown.” 

But that doesn’t mean Meghan doesn’t have dreams of attending an award show again in the future. “She’s hoping to shoot a documentary about her humanitarian work that could earn her an Emmy, or maybe even an Oscar!” the insider shared.

However, it’s not a huge deal that Meghan might not be attending the People’s Choice Awards because a new poll has suggested that Kate Middleton has better style than Meghan, so there’s a chance she might not even win! Apparently, Kate’s flawless maternity style has trumped Meg’s pantsuits, dresses, and more. We’re torn on who is more of a style icon between the sisters-in-law, but we’re still rooting for Meghan to win this prestigious award this fall!