The MTV Movie & TV Awards returned, with Vanessa Hudgens as host of the live ceremony and Tayshia Adams hosting the second part – Unscripted.
Jack Black was honored with the Comedic Genius Award, while Jennifer Lopez accepted the Generation Award. She delivered an emotional speech, in which she thanked her kids, the people who gave her joy and her manager Benny Medina, as well as “all the people who told me to my face or when I wasn’t in the room that I couldn’t do this.”
Tom Holland and Zendaya won separate awards and for their projects. Here’s the list of winners:
Spider-Man: No Way Home — WINNER!
The Adam Project
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Euphoria — WINNER!
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE
Lady Gaga, House of Gucci
Robert Pattinson, The Batman
Sandra Bullock, The Lost City
Timothée Chalamet, Dune
Tom Holland, Spider-Man: No Way Home — WINNER!
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW
Amanda Seyfried, The Dropout
Kelly Reilly, Yellowstone
Lily James, Pam & Tommy
Sydney Sweeney, Euphoria
Zendaya, Euphoria — WINNER!
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso
John Cena, Peacemaker
Johnny Knoxville, Jackass Forever
Megan Stalter, Hacks
Ryan Reynolds, Free Guy — WINNER!
Daniel Craig, No Time to Die
Oscar Isaac, Moon Knight
Scarlett Johansson, Black Widow — WINNER!
Simu Liu, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Tom Holland, Spider-Man: No Way Home
Colin Farrell, The Batman
Daniel Radcliffe, The Lost City — WINNER!
James Jude Courtney, Halloween Kills
Victoria Pedretti, You
Willem Dafoe, Spider-Man: No Way Home
Hunter Schafer and Dominic Fike, Euphoria
Lily Collins and Lucien Laviscount, Emily in Paris
Poopies and the snake, Jackass Forever — WINNER!
Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz, The Batman
Tom Holland and Zendaya, Spider-Man: No Way Home
MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE
Jenna Ortega, Scream — WINNER!
Kyle Richards, Halloween Kills
Mia Goth, X
Millicent Simmonds, A Quiet Place Part II
Sadie Sink, Fear Street: Part Two 1978
Black Widow vs. Widows, Black Widow
Cassie vs. Maddy, Euphoria — WINNER!
Guy vs. Dude, Free Guy
Shang-Chi bus fight, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Spider-Men end battle, Spider-Man: No Way Home
BEST BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Alana Haim, Licorice Pizza
Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
Hannah Einbinder, Hacks
Jung Ho-yeon, Squid Game
Sophia Di Martino, Loki — WINNER!
Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino and Owen Wilson, Loki — WINNER!
Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short, Only Murders in the Building
Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire, Spider-Man: No Way Home
Ryan Reynolds and Walker Scobell, The Adam Project
Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum and Brad Pitt, The Lost City
Lynn Venhaus has had a continuous byline in St. Louis metro region publications since 1978. She is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic, currently reviews films for Webster-Kirkwood Times and KTRS Radio, covers entertainment for PopLifeSTL.com and co-hosts podcast PopLifeSTL.com…Presents, and writes features and news for Belleville News-Democrat and contributes to other publications. She is a member of CCA, AWFJ and St. Louis Film Critics Association. She is a founding member of the St. Louis Theater Circle.