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John Boyega, Kevin Hart, Lupita Nyong’o Nominated for 2016 MTV Movie Awards | See Full List




While the 2016 Oscars awards didn’t give much attention to diversity, the 2016 MTV Movie Awards seems to be doing the exact opposite.

The record-breaking movie Star Wars leads this year’s nomination list, with 11 nominations including the “Movie of The Year” and “Ensemble Cast Categories”. Actress Lupita Nyong’o was nominated for “Best Virtual Performance” in Star wars while British- Nigerian actor, John Boyega was also nominated in the “Breakthrough Awards Category”.

“Straight Outta Compton” received nominations for “Movie of the Year” and “True Story” while its star actor O’Shea Jackson Jr. nominated for “Breakthrough Performance”.

Other actors like Michael B. Jordan (Creed) Will Smith (Concussion), Kevin Hart and Samuel L. Jackson were also nominated.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Movie of the Year
–Avengers: Age of Ultron
–Jurassic World
–Star Wars: The Force Awakens
–Straight Outta Compton

True Story
–Steve Jobs
–Straight Outta Compton
–The Big Short
–The Revenant

–Cartel Land
–He Named Me Malala
–The Hunting Ground
–The Wolfpack
–What Happened, Miss Simone?

Best Female Performance
-Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina
-Anna Kendrick, Pitch Perfect 2
-Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road
-Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
-Morena Baccarin, Deadpool

Best Male Performance
-Chris Pratt, Jurassic World
-Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
-Matt Damon, The Martian
-Michael B. Jordan, Creed
-Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
-Will Smith, Concussion

Breakthrough Performance
-Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
-Brie Larson, Room
-Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
-John Boyega, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-O’Shea Jackson Jr., Straight Outta Compton

Best Comedic Performance
-Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
-Kevin Hart, Ride Along 2
-Melissa McCarthy, Spy
-Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect 2
-Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
-Will Ferrell, Get Hard

Best Action Performance
-Chris Pratt, Jurassic World
-Dwayne Johnson, San Andreas
-Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2
-John Boyega, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
-Vin Diesel, Furious 7

Best Hero
-Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road
-Chris Evans, Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Dwayne Johnson, San Andreas
-Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2
-Paul Rudd, Ant-Man

Best Villain
-Adam Driver, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Ed Skrein, Deadpool
-Hugh Keays-Byrne, Mad Max: Fury Road
-James Spader, Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Samuel L. Jackson, Kingsman: The Secret Service
-Tom Hardy, The Revenant

Best Virtual Performance
-Amy Poehler, Inside Out
-Andy Serkis, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Jack Black, Kung Fu Panda 3
-James Spader, Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Lupita Nyong’o, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Seth MacFarlane, Ted 2

Ensemble Cast
–Avengers: Age of Ultron
–Furious 7
–Pitch Perfect 2
–Star Wars: The Force Awakens
–The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2

Best Kiss
-Amy Schumer & Bill Hader, Trainwreck
-Dakota Johnson & Jamie Dornan, Fifty Shades of Grey
-Leslie Mann & Chris Hemsworth, Vacation
-Margot Robbie & Will Smith, Focus
-Morena Baccarin & Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
-Rebel Wilson & Adam DeVine, Pitch Perfect 2

Best Fight
-Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) vs. Ajax (Ed Skrein),Deadpool
-Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) vs. The Bear, The Revenant
-Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) vs. Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), Mad Max: Fury Road
-Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) vs. Hulk (Mark Ruffalo),Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Rey (Daisy Ridley) vs. Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) vs. Lia (Nargis Fakhri), Spy

The event is set to hold on Sunday, 10th of April, 2016.


  1. Chiiii

    March 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    When I saw Anna Kendrick as a nominee, I knew this award surely cant be taken seriously…

    • bruno

      March 9, 2016 at 9:01 pm

      its a fun award. its not serious. its a fan voted award. fan voted awards are not taken seriously in hollywood. look at the categories, best kiss, best fight. its fun and playful.

      any award that is voted by the public shouldn’t be taken seriously thats why I will never take the amvca seriously.

  2. Reekaddict till infinity

    March 9, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Goodluck huns.

  3. Cabrini

    March 9, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    Kelvin Hart my guy! #smallman

  4. zee

    March 9, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    Very good categories……good luck to dem all

  5. prince

    March 10, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Like someone said it shouldn’t be taken with seriousness. Its a fan voted award meaning the best may not be the one to go hope with the plaque.
    Just like the AMVCA, that is why I really have to stand with Charles Novia on removing some sensitive category out from been voted for.

  6. Tosin

    March 10, 2016 at 5:24 pm

    Do you think Hollywood has peaked?
    Peaked a few years ago maybe?

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