- MTV announced that notorious rapper and DJ, DJ SNOOPADELIC, and “Bling Empire’s” Kim Lee will take the stage to DJ for the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards.”
o DJ SNOOPADELIC will DJ at the “MTV Movie & TV Awards” airing LIVE on Sunday, May 16 at 9pm ET/PT.
o Kim Lee is set to DJ during the inaugural “MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED” airing Monday, May 17 at 9pm ET/PT.
- MTV also announced two all-new social categories: “Best Music Documentary” and “Best Musical Moment” (presented by SONIC® Drive-In.) The nominees for each are listed below.
- Additional details about the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” and “Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED,” including this year’s honorees will be announced soon.
- “MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS” – PERFORMERS
- MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS – NEW SOCIAL CATEGORIES
o MTV unveiled two brand-new social categories for the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards”:
§ Best Musical Moment (Presented by Sonic Drive-In) for the “MTV Movie & TV Awards.”
1. Black Is King “Brown Skin Girl”
2. Bridgerton “Wildest Dreams” (Daphne & Simon’s Honeymoon Phase)
3. Cobra Kai “I Wanna Rock” (Miguel & Johnny at a Dee Snider Concert)
4. Julie and the Phantoms “Edge of Great”
5. Love & Monsters “Stand By Me” (Mav1s & Joel watch the Sky Jellies)
6. The Kissing Booth 2 “Lost In The Wild” (Elle & Marco’s Dance Competition Performance)
7. To All The Boys: Always and Forever “Beginning Middle End” (Peter & Lara Jean’s Song)
8. WandaVision “Agatha All Along”
§ Best Music Documentary for the “MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED”
1. Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You
2. Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell
3. Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry
4. BTS: Break the Silence: The Movie
5. Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil
6. Shawn Mendes: In Wonder
7. Taylor Swift: Miss Americana
8. The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
9. The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears
§ Fan voting for “Best Music Documentary” will officially open on MTV’s Instagram Stories on 5/10 and close on 5/11 while fan voting for “Best Musical Moment” will open on MTV’s Instagram Stories on 5/11 and close 5/14.
- PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED:
o This year, the highly anticipated “MTV Movie & TV Awards” will be an epic two-night Los Angeles takeover honoring the biggest and best in movies and television.
o The 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” will be hosted by comedian Leslie Jones and air live on Sunday, May 16 from the Palladium in Los Angeles, CA at 9PM ET/PT.
§ Winners of scripted categories will be announced during 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” Sunday, May 16.
o Immediately following, MTV will air the inaugural “Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED” hosted by comedian Nikki Glaser on Monday, May 17 at 9PM ET/PT. A first-of-its-kind celebration of all things reality television, the night will celebrate the jaw-dropping, no-rules, drama-filled moments from our favorite reality shows.
§ Winners of UNSCRIPTED categories will be revealed during the “Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED” on Monday, May 17.
o PRESENTERS: MTV announced the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” and “Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED” presenters. Confirmed list below.
§ Confirmed presenters for the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” includeAddison Rae, Antonia Gentry, Anthony Mackie, Chase Stokes, Eric Andre, Henry Golding, Jacob Elordi, Jonathan Daviss, Justin Hartley, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey, Mandy Moore, Patrick Wilson, Riley Keough, Rudy Pankow, Tanner Buchanan, Taylour Paige, Tom Hiddleston, Vera Farmiga and Yvonne Orji.
§ Confirmed presenters for the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED” include Angelina Pivarnick, Anna Shay, Bretman Rock, Brie Bella, Charli D’Amelio, Chrishell Stause, Christine Chiu, Christine Quinn, Dixie D’Amelio, Erika Jayne, Gottmik, Heather Rae Young, Heidi D’Amelio, Heidi Klum, Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley, Kim Lee, Marc D’Amelio, Mary Fitzgerald, Nicole Polizzi, Nikki Bella, Paris Hilton, Princess Love, Ray J, Symone, Tayshia Adams, Vinny Guadagnino, and Winnie Harlow.
o NOMINATIONS: MTV announced nominees for the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” and “Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED.” Highlights include:
§ WandaVision (5), Emily In Paris (4), The Boys (4), Bridgerton (3), Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (3) and The Mandalorian (3) lead “MTV Movie & TV Awards” nominations.
§ RuPaul’s Drag Race (4), 90 Day Fianceì (2), Bling Empire (2), Legendary (2), Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (2), Nailed It! (2), Ridiculousness (2). The Challenge (2) lead “MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED” nominations.
§ Chadwick Boseman received a posthumous nomination in the “Best Performance in a Movie” category for his role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
§ First-time “MTV Movie & TV Awards” nominees include: Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman), Zendaya (Malcom & Marie), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit), Emma Corrin (The Crown), Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You), Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier), Jack Quaid (The Boys), Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian), Teyonah Parris (WandaVision), Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek), Eric Andre (Bad Trip), Leslie Jones (Coming 2 America), Aya Cash (The Boys), Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian), Kathryn Hahn (WandaVision), Nicholas Hoult (The Great), Antonia Gentry (Ginny & Georgia), Ashley Park (Emily in Paris), Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan), Paul Mescal (Normal People), Regé-Jean Page (Bridgerton), Jurnee Smollett (Lovecraft Country), Simona Brown (Behind Her Eyes)
o SPONSORS: Sponsors of the two-night celebration include The Real Cost™ (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) and SONIC® Drive-In.
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