‘BlacKkKlansman,’ ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ nominated for MTV Movie Award

Other nominees include Lupita Nyong’o for movie “Us,” Jason Mitchell for “The Chi” and Amandla Stenberg also got a nod for her role in movie “The Hate U Give.”

BlacKkKlansmanMTV has unveiled the categories and nominees for the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards.”

“RBG,” “Game of Thrones” and “Avengers: Endgame” lead the nominations and in the Best Film category while “BlacKkKlansman,” “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and “Us” were also tapped for nominations. Other nominees include Gayle King’s TV show “CBS This Morning” and Trevor Noah’s  “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” who will battle it out in the Best Host category. Lupita Nyong’o got a nod for movie “Us,” Jason Mitchell for “The Chi” and Amandla Stenberg also got a nod for her role in movie “The Hate U Give” with the documentary on singer R. Kelly titled “Surviving R. Kelly” also nominated for Best Documentary.

This year’s show will also feature new categories — Reality Royalty, Most Meme-able Moment and Best Real-Life Hero. While fan favorites like Best Kiss, Best Hero, Best Villain and more remain, MTV continues to collapse the divide between film, television and streaming as well as nominating the best performances no matter screen, genre or gender.

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“RBG,” “Game of Thrones” and “Avengers: Endgame” lead the nominations with four apiece.  “RBG” is nominated for Best DocumentaryMost Meme-able Moment and the inaugural Real-Life Hero category.  Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes history as the first public figure to be nominated in the Best Fight category. The finaThe Hate U Givel season of “Game of Thrones” received four nominations, includingBest Show for the third year in a row, Maisie Williams for Best Hero (Arya Stark), Emilia Clarke for Best Performance in a Show (Daenerys Targaryen) and Best Fight (Arya Stark vs. the White Walkers). Last year, MTV was the first major awards show to nominate “Black Panther” and this year, it is the first to recognize the record-breaking “Avengers: Endgame” which brought in four nominations – receiving nods for Best MovieBest Fight, Robert Downey Jr. for Best Hero (Tony Stark/Iron Man) and Josh Brolin for Best Villain (Thanos).

Host Zachary Levi also earned nominations in the Best Hero and Best Comedic Performance categories for his role as Billy Batson/Shazam in “Shazam!” The “MTV Movie & TV Awards” will air Monday, June 17th at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

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