- Watson, 27, praised MTV for holding ‘gender-less’ awards as she collected her trophy for Belle
- Disney’s Beauty And The Beast also won Movie Of The Year
- Netflix series Stranger Things won Show Of The year with Millie Bobby Brown winning the award for Best Actor In A Show
- Best Kiss went to Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome for Moonlight
- ‘God is very clever. He made us all different for a reason and we better figure it out,’ Taraji P. Henson said as she collected an award for Hidden Figures
- The Fast And The Furious franchise was honored with MTV’s Generation Award
- NBC’s this Is Us won the tearjerker Award while The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah was named Best Host
Emma Watson was the first big winner at Sunday night’s MTV Movie & TV Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
And in a historical departure, both men and women were featured as nominees in the category for Best Actor In A Movie with ‘non-binary’ actor Asia Kate Dillon from Billions announcing the recipient of the Golden Popcorn trophy.
Watson won for her performance as Belle in Beauty And The Beast and she praised MTV for moving towards a gender-less awards show.
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Emotional: Emma Watson won the first MTV Movie Award of the night in the first ceremony that didn’t separate nominees based on gender
‘The first acting award in history that doesn’t separate nominees based on their s3x says something about how we perceive the human experience,’ the actress, 27, stated.
The former Harry Potter star went on: ‘Acting is about the ability to put yourself into someone else’s shoes and that doesn’t have to be separated into two different categories.’
‘Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits.’
Meaningful moment: Watson received her Best Actor In a Movie Award for Beauty And The Beast from ‘non-binary’ actor Asia Kate Dillon, who stars on Showtimes Billions
Momentous occasion: ‘The first acting award in history that doesn’t separate nominees based on their s3x says something about how we perceive the human experience,’ the actress, 27, said
Stylish: The pretty actress wore her hair up and rocked a black and silver mini dress that had one sleeve and paired semi sheer panels with large statement sequins
Had things to say: ‘I’m so proud to be a part of a film that celebrates diversity, literacy, inclusion, joy, and love the way that this one does,’ Watson said of winning her Golden Popcorn trophy for Belle
The former Harry Potter star also thanked Dillon for ‘educating’ her and went on to explain how the live action Disney feature promoted inclusivity.
‘The villagers in our fairy tale wanted to make Belle believe that the world was smaller than the way she saw it with fewer opportunities for her, that her curiosity and passion for knowledge and her desire fore more in life were grounds for alienation,’ she stated.
‘I loved playing someone who didn’t listen to any of that. I’m so proud to be a part of a film that celebrates diversity, literacy, inclusion, joy, and love the way that this one does,’ Watson concluded.
Another big win: Watson returned to the stage later in the night with her Beauty And The Beast co-star Josh Gad after the live action Disney film was named Movie Of The Year
He’s the man: The movie’s director Bill Condon also came on stage and he thanked everybody who had supported the film, especially the female moviegoers
Later in the televised awards show, she returned to the stage to pick up the Movie Of The Year Award for Disney’s Beauty And The Beast, announced By Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer.
Watson was joined by Josh Gad and together they called up to the stage the film’s director Bill Condon.
Condon thanked everybody who had supported the live action retelling of the fairytale classic, especially the female movie-goers who had turned out to see it.
‘Women have proven that they are a huge and powerful audience and it’s going to change the movie business’ the filmmaker declared.
Two blondes: Snatched co-stars Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn presented the Movie of The Year Award after engaging in some jokey banter
Comedy chops: The duo joked that the winner of the award was ‘Moonland’, taking a jibe at the Oscars that gave Best Picture first to La La Land before taking it away and giving it to Moonlight
MTV domination: Backstage, Schumer and Hawn celebrated with Condon, Gad and Watson
Beauty And The Beast dominated the televised awards show at LA’s Shrine Auditorium from the start with host Adam DeVine opening the telecast with a musical tribute to the live action Disney hit.
He appeared as the Beast and was joined in the number by Rebel Wilson as Teapot and Hailee Steinfeld as Belle.
All about Belle: Show host Adam DeVine opened the live telecast from LA’s Shrine Auditorium with a musical homage to Disney’s Beauty And The Beast
Homage: Hailee Steinfeld appeared in the role played by Watson while Rebel Wilson took part as Teapot
Dancing stars: Gad also rocked his moves as leFou
Kicking things off: DeVine was dressed as the Beast for the opening musical number
For the first time, too, MTV presented a Show Of the Year Award for television and streaming.
It was hardly a surprise that the Golden Popcorn went to Netflix’s Stranger Things, that has won a string of trophies in the past year.
The young cast excitedly went on stage and thanked the Duffer brothers who created and directed the series.
‘They treated us like actors and not like little kids,’ said star Finn Wolfhard, who plays Mike.
Gang’s all here: The cast of Netflix series Stranger Things took over the stage at LA’s Shrine Auditorium after winning Show Of The Year
Much excitement: It’s the latest in a string of awards for the series and its cast of young actors during the past year
Noah Schnapp, who stars as Billy, thanked fans ‘for all the support and love you’ve given us.’
Stranger Things darling Millie Bobby Brown won one of the first awards of the night when she was named Best Actor In A Show.
The 13-year-old took the stage in a long-sleeved white mini dress and matching white cowboy boots.
The British youngster soon teared up, however, after collecting her award from Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario and remained emotional as she thanked her co-stars, her family, and her publicists and directors.
‘First of all, I want to thank everybody who voted and especially MTV,’ she said through her tears. ‘I want to thank the cast and crew, who have become my family. You guys, I love you.’
Winner: Stranger Things darling Millie Bobby Brown, 13, was named Best Actor In A Show for her role as the enigmatic eleven in the Netflix series
Overcome: The British youngster teared up as she collected her award from Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario
Taraji P. Henson represented the movie Hidden Figures that won in the category Best Fight Against The System, a new category that celebrates underdog efforts and social justice.
After collecting the trophy, she gave a shout out to her co-stars in the film Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae and said they knew at the time they were about restoring some truths to the historical record.
‘This movie was bigger than all of us,’ she explained. ‘We understood that, we understood the task at hand.’
Had a message: ‘This movie was bigger than all of us,’Taraji P. Henson said as she collected the award given to Hidden figures for Best Fight Against The System
The actress, who also stars on TV’s empire, recalled how growing up, she always understood that math and science was meant for boys, not girls.
Being able to tell the true story of African-American women was hugely important, she stated.
‘It became my mission to dispel that myth so another young girl would not grow up thinking her mind was incapable of grasping math and science. If it were not for these women, we wouldn’t be in space,’ Henson stated.
She went on to say how tired she is of separation, of a focus on things that divide people rather than unite them.
‘God is very clever. He made us all different for a reason and we better figure it out,’ the actress stated.
Retelling history: ‘If it was not for these women, we would not be in space,’ Henson stated
Made a point: Being able to tell the true story of African-American women was hugely important, she stated. ‘If it was not for these women, we would not be in space,’ Henson stated
The Fast And The Furious franchise was honored with the Generation Award and star and producer Vin Diesel accepted the Golden Popcorn on behalf the team.
He then called out to join him on stage other franchise stars Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson.
He recalled the first time he had appeared onstage at the MTV Movie Awards in 2002 with late co-star Paul Walker when they wonfor Best Duo.
‘I gotta thank our generation,’ Diesel stated. ‘I gotta thank a generation that was willing to accept this multicultural franchise where it didn’t matter what color your skin was or what country you’re from.’
‘When you’re family, you’re family,’ he added, before giving shout out to Walker, saying: ‘I could never stand on the stage without giving love to my brother Pablo.’
Recognition: Vin Diesel took the stage to collect the Generation Award for The Fast And The Furious franchise as co-star Jordana Brewster applauded
Grateful: ‘I gotta thank our generation,’ Diesel stated. ‘I gotta thank a generation that was willing to accept this multicultural franchise’ before adding a shout out to his late co-star Paul Walker
‘Family’: Franchise stars Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodrigues and Brewster joined in the celebration
Best Kiss was awarded to Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome who starred in the Academy Awards Best Picture Moonlight.
‘It is ok for us young performers, especially us young minority performers, to step out of the box,’ Sanders said in his acceptance speech.
‘This award is for that. It’s for artists who need to step out of the box and do whatever it takes to tell a story and whatever it takes to make a change, to get people to wake up.’
Jerome added: ‘This award represents more than a kiss. This is for the others, the misfits.’
Big night: Best Kiss was awarded to Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome who starred in the Academy Awards Best Picture Moonlight
Pushing back bondaries: ‘This award represents more than a kiss. This is for the others, the misfits,’ Jerome told the crowd
On their way: ‘It is ok for us young performers, especially us young minority performers, to step out of the box,’ Sanders said in his acceptance speech
London actor Daniel Kaluuya was named recipient of the Next Generation MTV award.
The actor, 28, starred in the hit movie Get Out.
The year’s Best Duo was named as Hugh Jackman and child actress Dafne Keen who starred together in the X-Men spin-off Logan.
Breakout star: Daniel Kaluuya, 28, was named recipient of the Next Generation MTV award for the movie Get Out. The London actor was presented with his trophy by John Cena
Tearful: It’s the first big Hollywood award for the actor
Dynamic duo: Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen, 11, picked up the Golden Popcorn for Best Duo for their co-starring role in the movie Logan
X-Men: The two rocked their best mutant moves after picking up their award
Funnyman: Trevor Noah from Comedy Central’s the Daily Show was named Best Host
The MTV Tearjerker Award went to NBC’s drama series This Is Us.
Representing the show were Milo Ventimiglia and Lonnie Chavis who picked up the trophy for a scene they did at a karate class.
The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah was named Best Host.
Karate kids: Milo Ventimiglia and Lonnie Chavis who picked up the popcorn trophy on behalf of best tearjerker – the NBC drama series This Is us
Working for his supper: Ventimiglia pulled double duty as a presenter joining This Is Us co-star Chrissy Metz on stage
Shiny people: Girls star Allison Williams and Lil Rel Howery, who won a Popcorn trophy for Best Comedic Performance in the film Get Out, were also presenters at the awards show
Eye-catching: Hailee Steinfeld rocked a lavender cut-out mini dress to present and award with Ansel Elgort
That’s a wrap: DeVine tried to keep the humor going through the show before stripping half naked and throwing himself off stage after the last award of the night was handed out to Stranger Things
Formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards, TV shows are newly eligible for Golden Popcorn trophies at this year’s ceremony, which broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
MTV is also breaking down gender barriers in its new format, with men and women competing together in the acting categories.
The show is keeping up its traditional irreverence, though, with awards recognizing the best hero, villain, kiss and duo across television and film.
Several new categories were added this year: Best American Story, for the program or film that ‘showcases America at its best’; Best Fight Against the System, which celebrates underdog efforts and social justice; top trending moment; and best musical moment.
Hosted by actor Adam DeVine, the MTV Movie & TV Awards also featured sneak peeks of anticipated films including Transformers: The Last Knight and Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Sneak peek: Tom Holland and Zendaya, wearing a lovely green embellished semi-sheer dress with a plunging neckline, introduced a look at their upcoming movie Spider-Man: Homecoming
Chip off the block: Miley’s little sister Noah Cyrus performed during the awards show
Red hot: Camila Cabello also strutted her musical stuff
Worked the mic: Rapper Big Sean also busted some moves
MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS: 2017 WINNERS
Fast and Furious franchise
MOVIE OF THE YEAR
Beauty and the Beast – WINNER
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Edge of Seventeen
BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE
Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
Emma Watson – Beauty and the Beast – WINNER
Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen
Hugh Jackman – Logan
James McAvoy – Split
Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures
SHOW OF THE YEAR
Game of Thrones
Pretty Little Liars
Stranger Things – WINNER
This Is Us
BEST ACTOR IN A SHOW
Donald Glover – Atlanta
Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead
Mandy Moore – This Is Us
Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things – WINNER
Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome – Moonlight – WINNER
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling – La La Land
Emma Watson and Dan Stevens – Beauty and the Beast
Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard – Empire
Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick – Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
Allison Williams – Get Out
Demogorgon – Stranger Things
Jared Leto – Suicide Squad
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead – WINNER
Wes Bentley – American Horror Story
Ellen DeGeneres – The Ellen DeGeneres Show
John Oliver – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
RuPaul – RuPaul’s Drag Race
Samantha Bee – Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
Trevor Noah – The Daily Show – WINNER
13th – WINNER
I Am Not Your Negro
O.J.: Made in America
This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous
TIME: The Kalief Browder Story
BEST REALITY COMPETITION
America’s Got Talent
RuPaul’s Drag Race – WINNER
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Adam Devine – Workaholics
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson – Broad City
Lil Rel Howery – Get Out – WINNER
Seth MacFarlane – Family Guy
Seth Rogen – Sausage Party
Will Arnett – The LEGO Batman Movie
Felicity Jones – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Grant Gustin – The Flash
Mike Colter – Luke Cage
Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things
Stephen Amell – Arrow
Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures – WINNER
Game of Thrones – Hodor’s (Kristian Nairn) Death
Grey’s Anatomy – Meredith tells her children about Derek’s death (Ellen Pompeo)
Me Before You – Will (Sam Claflin) tells Louisa (Emilia Clarke) he can’t stay with her
Moonlight – Paula (Naomie Harris) tells Chiron (Trevante Rhodes) that she loves him
This Is Us – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate – WINNER
Daniel Kaluuya – WINNER
Adam Levine and Blake Shelton – The Voice
Daniel Kaluuya and Lil Rel Howery – Get Out
Brian Tyree Henry and Lakeith Stanfield – Atlanta
Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen – Logan – WINNER
Josh Gad and Luke Evans – Beauty and the Beast
Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg – Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party
BEST AMERICAN STORY
Black-ish – WINNER
Fresh Off the Boat
Jane the Virgin
BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM
Hidden Figures – WINNER
TRENDING (Presented by Time Inc.’s INSTANT)
‘Sean Spicer Press Conference’ feat. Melissa McCarthy – Saturday Night Live (NBC)
‘Lady Gaga Carpool Karaoke’ – The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
‘Cash Me Outside How Bout Dat’ – Dr. Phil (CBS)
‘Run The World (Girls)’ Channing Tatum and Beyonce – Lip Sync Battle (SPIKE) – WINNER
‘Wheel of Musical Impressions with Demi Lovato’ – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Winona Ryder’s Winning SAG Awards Reaction – 23rd Annual SAG Awards (TNT)
BEST MUSICAL MOMENT (Powered by truth®)
‘Beauty and the Beast’ – Ariana Grande and John Legend – (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ – Justin Timberlake – Trolls (20th Century Fox)
‘How Far I’ll Go’ – Auli’i Cravalho – Moana (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
‘City of Stars’ – Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone – La La Land (Summit Entertainment)
‘You Can’t Stop’ The Beat – Ensemble – Hairspray Live! (NBC)
‘Be That As It May’ – Herizen Guardiola – The Get Down (Netflix)
‘You’re the One That I Want’ – Ensemble – Grease: Live (FOX) – WINNER