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MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS, LA

  • Barker Hangar 3021 Airport Avenue Santa Monica, CA, 90405 United States (map)
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Deets: The MTV Movie & TV Awards celebrates the brightest, bravest, funniest and most shared films and TV shows resonating across youth culture. The show will celebrate the actors, stories and moments that drove pop-culture in the last year and will once again feature gender-neutral categories.

MTV unveiled the categories and nominees for the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards,” celebrating pop culture’s biggest night with the performances, stories and moments that drove the conversation this year. Fans can begin voting immediately at vote.mtv.com, and by direct messaging @MTVAwards on Twitter and Facebook Messenger.

“RBG,” “Game of Thrones” and “Avengers: Endgame” lead the nominations with four apiece.  New categories this year include Reality RoyaltyMost Meme-able Moment and Best Real-Life Hero. While fan favorites like Best KissBest HeroBest Villain and more remain, MTV continues to collapse the divide between film, television and streaming as well as nominating the best performances no matter screen, genre or gender. 

“RBG” is nominated for Best DocumentaryMost Meme-able Moment and the inaugural Real-Life Hero category.  Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes history as the first public figure to be nominated in the Best Fight category. The final season of “Game of Thrones” received four nominations, including Best Show for the third year in a row, Maisie Williams for Best Hero (Arya Stark), Emilia Clarke for Best Performance in a Show (Daenerys Targaryen) and Best Fight (Arya Stark vs. the White Walkers). Last year, MTV was the first major awards show to nominate “Black Panther” and this year, it is the first to recognize the record-breaking “Avengers: Endgame” which brought in four nominations - receiving nods for Best MovieBest Fight, Robert Downey Jr. for Best Hero (Tony Stark/Iron Man) and Josh Brolin for Best Villain (Thanos).

Host Zachary Levi also earned nominations in the Best Hero and Best Comedic Performance categories for his role as Billy Batson/Shazam in “Shazam!”

The “MTV Movie & TV Awards” will air Monday, June 17th at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. Honorees, performers, and presenters will be announced at a later date.

Music sensation Lizzo will take the stage to perform in what will be her first major televised award show performance. Additionally, global superstar Martin Garrix will perform his new single "Summer Days" for the first time ever alongside Macklemore and Patrick Stump.

NOMINEES FOR THE “2019 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS”

BEST MOVIE

Avengers: Endgame
BlacKkKlansman
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Us

BEST SHOW

Big Mouth
Game of Thrones
Riverdale
Schitt’s Creek
The Haunting of Hill House

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE

Amandla Stenberg (Starr Carter) – The Hate U Give
Lady Gaga (Ally) – A Star is Born
Lupita Nyong’o (Red) – Us 
Rami Malek (Freddie Mercury) – Bohemian Rhapsody
Sandra Bullock (Malorie) – Bird Box

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW

Elisabeth Moss (June Osborne/Offred) – The Handmaid’s Tale
Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) – Game of Thrones
Gina Rodriguez (Jane Villanueva) – Jane the Virgin
Jason Mitchell (Brandon) – The Chi
Kiernan Shipka (Sabrina Spellman) – Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

BEST HERO

Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel) – Captain Marvel
John David Washington (Ron Stallworth) – BlacKkKlansman
Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) – Game of Thrones
Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man) – Avengers: Endgame
Zachary Levi (Billy Batson/Shazam) – Shazam!

BEST VILLAIN

Jodie Comer (Villanelle) – Killing Eve
Joseph Fiennes (Commander Fred Waterford) – The Handmaid’s Tale
Josh Brolin (Thanos) – Avengers: Endgame
Lupita Nyong’o (Red) – Us
Penn Badgley (Joe Goldberg) – You

BEST KISS

Camila Mendes & Charles Melton (Veronica Lodge & Reggie Mantle) – Riverdale
Jason Momoa & Amber Heard (Aquaman & Mera) – Aquaman
Ncuti Gatwa & Connor Swindells (Eric Effiong & Adam Groff) – Sex Education
Noah Centineo & Lana Condor (Peter Kavinsky & Lara Jean) – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Tom Hardy & Michelle Williams (Eddie Brock/Venom & Anne Weying) – Venom

 REALITY ROYALTY

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
The Bachelor
The Challenge
Vanderpump Rules

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE

Awkwafina (Peik Lin Goh) – Crazy Rich Asians
Dan Levy (David Rose) – Schitt’s Creek
John Mulaney (Andrew Glouberman) – Big Mouth
Marsai Martin (Little Jordan Sanders) – Little
Zachary Levi (Billy Batson/Shazam) – Shazam!

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

Awkwafina (Peik Lin Goh) – Crazy Rich Asians
Haley Lu Richardson (Stella) – Five Feet Apart
Mj Rodriguez (Blanca Rodriguez) – Pose
Ncuti Gatwa (Eric Effiong) – Sex Education
Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky) – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

BEST FIGHT

Avengers: Endgame – Captain America vs. Thanos
Captain Marvel – Captain Marvel vs. Minn-Erva
Game of Thrones – Arya Stark vs. the White Walkers
RBG – Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Inequality
WWE Wrestlemania – Becky Lynch vs. Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte Flair

BEST REAL-LIFE HERO

Alex Honnold – Free Solo
Hannah Gadsby – Nanette
Roman Reigns – WWE SmackDown
Ruth Bader Ginsburg – RBG
Serena Williams – Being Serena

MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE

Alex Wolff (Peter) – Hereditary
Linda Cardellini (Anna Tate-Garcia) – The Curse of La Llorona
Rhian Rees (Dana Haines) – Halloween
Sandra Bullock (Malorie) – Bird Box
Victoria Pedretti (Nell Crain) – The Haunting of Hill House

BEST DOCUMENTARY

At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal
McQueen
Minding the Gap
RBG
Surviving R. Kelly

BEST HOST

Gayle King – CBS This Morning
Nick Cannon – Wild ‘n Out
Nick Cannon – The Masked Singer
RuPaul – RuPaul’s Drag Race
Trevor Noah – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

MOST MEME-ABLE MOMENT

Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club – The Lilo Dance
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood – Ray J’s Hat
RBG – The Notorious RBG
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Asia O’Hara’s butterfly finale fail 
The Bachelor – Colton Underwood jumps the fence 

Official sponsors of the 2019 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” include M&M’S®, MTN DEW®, Taco Bell®, and truth®.

For additional information, please visit MTVAwards.mtv.com 

Who You May Spot: Host Zachary Levi, Lady Gaga, Trevor Noah, RuPaul, Nick Cannon, Gayle King, Alex Wolff, Linda Cardellini, Rhian Rees, Sandra Bullock, Victoria Pedretti, Alex Honnold, Hannah Gadsby, Roman Reigns, Serena Williams, Awkwafina, Haley Lu Richardson, Mj Rodriguez, Ncuti Gatwa, Noah Centineo, John Mulaney, Dan Levy, Marsai Martin, Lupita Nyong’o, Rami Malek, Elisabeth Moss, Emilia Clarke, Gina Rodriguez, Jason Mitchell, Kiernan Shipka, Brie Larson, John David Washington, Maisie Williams, Robert Downey Jr., Jodie Comer, Joseph Fiennes, Josh Brolin, Penn Badgley, Lizzo, Martin Garrix, Macklemore, Patrick Stump, and more!

Hint For The Average Socialite: Winners are decided online by the general public. Cast your vote now!

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“MTV Movie & TV Awards” will air Monday, June 17 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT from Los Angeles.

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