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MTV Movie & TV Awards 2023 Nominations Announced: Full List Is Here

The nominees for the 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards have been announced. Top Gun: Maverick is leading in the movies, while The Last of Us and Stranger Things lead in television shows with six nods each. The White Lotus and Wednesday are close behind, with four nominations each.

The awards ceremony will be held at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 7, at 8 p.m. ET. The event will be hosted by Drew Barrymore. Continue reading to see the full list of nominees.

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2023 Nominations

This year, two new categories have been introduced in the awards: best reality on-screen team and best kick-ass cast. Voting for all the 26 gender-neutral categories began on Wednesday, April 5 and will be live through April 17, 6 p.m. ET on vote.mtv.com. Here is the full list of nominations –

Best Movie

Avatar: The Way of Water

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever



Scream VI


Top Gun – Maverick

Best Show

Stranger Things

The Last of Us

The White Lotus


Wolf Pack



Best Performance in a Movie

Austin Butler – Elvis

Florence Pugh – Don’t Worry Darling

KeKe Palmer – Nope

Michael B. Jordan – Creed III

Tom Cruise – Top Gun: Maverick

Best Performance in a Show

Aubrey Plaza – The White Lotus

Christina Ricci – Yellowjackets

Jenna Ortega – Wednesday

Riley Keough – Daisy Jones & The Six

Sadie Sink – Stranger Things

Selena Gomez – Only Murders in the Building

Best Hero

Diego Luna – Andor

Jenna Ortega – Wednesday

Paul Rudd – Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania

Pedro Pascal – The Last of Us

Tom Cruise – Top Gun: Maverick

Best Villain

Elizabeth Olsen – Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Harry Styles – Don’t Worry Darling

Jamie Campbell Bower – Stranger Things


The Bear – Cocaine Bear

Best Comedic Performance

Adam Sandler – Murder Mystery 2

Dylan O’Brien – Not Okay

Jennifer Coolidge – Shotgun Wedding

KeKe Palmer – Nope

Quinta Brunson – Abbott Elementary

Breakthrough Performance

Bad Bunny – Bullet Train

Bella Ramsey – The Last of Us

Emma D’Arcy – House of the Dragon

Joseph Quinn – Stranger Things

Rachel Sennott – Bodies Bodies Bodies

Most Frightened Performance

Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus

Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Cocaine Bear

Justin Long – Barbarian

Rachel Sennott – Bodies Bodies Bodies

Sosie Bacon – Smile

Best Fight

Brad Pitt (Ladybug) vs. Bad Bunny (The Wolf) – Bullet Train

Courteney Cox (Gale Weathers) vs. Ghostface – Scream VI

Jamie Campbell Bower (Vecna) vs. Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) – Stranger Things

Keanu Reeves (John Wick) vs. Everyone – John Wick 4

Escape from Narkina 5 – Andor

Best Kiss

Anna Torv and Philip Prajoux – The Last of Us

Harry Styles and David Dawson – My Policeman

Madison Bailey and Rudy Pankow – Outer Banks

Riley Keough and Sam Claflin – Daisy Jones & The Six

Selena Gomez and Cara Delevingne – Only Murders in the Building

Best Duo

Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke – Do Revenge

Jenna Ortega and Thing – Wednesday

Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey – The Last of Us

Simona Tabasco and Beatrice Grannò – The White Lotus

Tom Cruise and Miles Teller – Top Gun: Maverick

Best Kick-Ass Cast

Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Outer Banks

Stranger Things

Teen Wolf: The Movie

Best Song

Demi Lovato – “Still Alive” (Scream VI)

Doja Cat – “Vegas” (Elvis)

Lady Gaga – “Hold My Hand” (Top Gun: Maverick)

OneRepublic – “I Ain’t Worried” (Top Gun: Maverick)

Rihanna – “Lift Me Up” (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)

Taylor Swift – “Carolina” (Where the Crawdads Sing)

Best Reality On-Screen Team

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, Vinny Guadagnino, Pauly D (MVP) – Jersey Shore Family Vacation

Tori Deal and Devin Walker – The Challenge: Ride or Dies

RuPaul Charles and Michelle Visage – RuPaul’s Drag Race

Ariana Madix, Katie Maloney, Scheana Shay, LaLa Kent – Vanderpump Rules

Garcelle Beauvais and Sutton Stracke – The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Best Docu-Reality Series

Jersey Shore Family Vacation

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition

The Kardashians

Vanderpump Rules

Best Competition Series

All-Star Shore

Big Brother

RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars

The Challenge: USA

The Traitors

Best Host

Drew Barrymore – The Drew Barrymore Show

Joel Madden – Ink Master

Nick Cannon – The Masked Singer

RuPaul – RuPaul’s Drag Race

Kelly Clarkson – The Kelly Clarkson Show

Best Music Documentary


Love, Lizzo

Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me


The Day the Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s American Pie

Who are you rooting for to win this year? Let us know in the comments section.

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