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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Black Panther and Stranger Things dominated MTV Movie and TV Awards 2018

It's the year of the superhero flicks and tv shows as Black Panther and Stranger Things dominated the movie and TV respectively at the recently concluded MTV Movie and TV Awards.


Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman received the Best Hero award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards and surprised real-life Waffle House shooting hero James Shaw Jr. by paying tribute to him.



Boseman then invited the electrician-turned-hero to the stage from his seat in the audience.

"So, this is gonna live at your house," Boseman said, presenting his award to Shaw Jr.

In April, Shaw Jr. was lauded as a hero after saving lives during a shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee.

He disarmed a gunman, identified by police as Travis Reinking, who opened fire and fatally shot four people with an AR-15 rifle and wounded a number of others.

If it wasn't for Shaw Jr.'s intervention, officials later said that there would have been "greater bloodshed."

In addition to Best Hero, Boseman has also received a nod for Best Performance in a Movie, while Black Panther received nominations for Best Fight, Best On-Screen Team and Best Movie.

Michael B. Jordan, who bested other nominees for the Best Villain for portraying Black Panther's Killmonger joked that Roseanne Barr should have been up there at the podium instead of him, seeing as how her ABC sitcom got abruptly canceled following her racist tweet.



“I’m shocked that I won this award for Best Villain,” Jordan quipped. “I thought for sure Roseanne had that in the bag.”

Stranger Things won three awards including Best Show, and actress Millie Bobby Brown and actor Noah Schnapp took home trophies as well.


Chris Pratt was  honored with the Generation Award. Pratt stars in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Some of the previous recipients include Will Smith, Sandra Bullock, Mark Wahlberg and Adam Sandler. Lena Waithe will receive the Trailblazer Award.

Here is the list of the rest of the nominations (those in bold and italics are the winners):

Best Movie (Presented by Toyota)
Best Show
·         Black Panther
·         Avengers: Infinity War
·         Girls Trip
·         It
·         Wonder Woman
·         Stranger Things
·         13 Reasons Why
·         Game of Thrones
·         Grown-ish
·         Riverdale
Best Performance in a Movie
Best Performance in a Show
·         Chadwick Boseman – Black Panther
·         Timothée Chalamet – Call Me by Your Name
·         Ansel Elgort – Baby Driver
·         Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
·         Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird
·         Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things
·         Darren Criss – The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
·         Katherine Langford – 13 Reasons Why
·         Issa Rae – Insecure
·         Maisie Williams – Game of Thrones
Best Comedic Performance
Best Hero
·         Tiffany Haddish – Girls Trip
·         Jack Black – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
·         Dan Levy – Schitt's Creek
·         Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
·         Amy Schumer – I Feel Pretty
·         Chadwick Boseman – Black Panther
·         Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones
·         Gal Gadot – Wonder Woman
·         Grant Gustin – The Flash
·         Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Best Villain
Best Kiss
·         Michael B. Jordan – Black Panther
·         Josh Brolin – Avengers: Infinity War
·         Adam Driver – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
·         Aubrey Plaza – Legion
·         Bill Skarsgård – It
·         Nick Robinson and Keiynan Lonsdale – Love, Simon
·         Gina Rodriguez and Justin Baldoni – Jane the Virgin
·         Olivia Cooke and Tye Sheridan – Ready Player One
·         KJ Apa and Camila Mendes – Riverdale
·         Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things
Most Frightened Performance
Best Reality Series/Franchise
·         Noah Schnapp – Stranger Things
·         Talitha Bateman – Annabelle: Creation
·         Emily Blunt – A Quiet Place
·         Sophia Lillis – It
·         Cristin Milioti – Black Mirror
·         The Kardashians
·         Love & Hip Hop
·         The Real Housewives
·         RuPaul's Drag Race
·         Vanderpump Rules
Scene Stealer
Best On-Screen Team
·         Madelaine Petsch – Riverdale
·         Tiffany Haddish – Girls Trip
·         Dacre Montgomery – Stranger Things
·         Taika Waititi – Thor: Ragnarok
·         Letitia Wright – Black Panther
·         Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Jaeden Lieberher, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Chosen Jacobs – It
·         Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira and Letitia Wright – Black Panther
·         Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Nick Jonas – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
·         Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, all of the furchester hotel characters, Philip Zhao, Win Morisaki and Lena Waithe – Ready Player One
·         Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin,Noah Schnapp and Sadie Sink – Stranger Things
Best Music Documentary
Best Fight
·         Lady Gaga – Gaga: Five Foot Two
·         Diddy – Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story
·         Demi Lovato – Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated
·         JAY-Z – Jay-Z’s "Footnotes for 4:44"
·         Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine – The Defiant Ones
·         Gal Gadot vs. German Soldiers – Wonder Woman
·         Charlize Theron vs. Daniel Hargrave & Greg Rementer – Atomic Blonde
·         Scarlett Johansson, Danai Gurira, & Elizabeth Olsen vs. Carrie Coon – Avengers: Infinity War
·         Chadwick Boseman vs. Winston Duke – Black Panther
·         Mark Ruffalo vs. Chris Hemsworth – Thor: Ragnarok
Best Musical Moment
·         Mike and Eleven dance to "Every Breath You Take” – Stranger Things
·         Cast performs "Freedom" – blackish
·         Elio crying through the end credits – Call Me By Your Name
·         Dance Battle – Girls Trip
·         "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” dream sequence – Love, Simon
·         Cast performs A Night We’ll Never Forget" – Riverdale
·         Phillip and Anne sing "Rewrite the Stars” – The Greatest Showman
·         Kate sings "Landslide" – This Is Us

Hosted by US comedian Tiffany Haddish, she was also nominated and won an award for Best Comedic Performance in the movie Girls Trip.

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