MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018 Nominations: ‘Stranger Things’ Leads the Pack for TV


The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards are just over a month away — June 18 will be here before we know it! So of course, it’s about time we get those nominations for the best in television and film this year.

The list was announced on Thursday and Stranger Things and Black Panther are leading the pack, with Black Panther nabbing seven nominations and Stranger Things taking six.

Among the other TV nominations: The CW’s Riverdale, HBO’s hit Game of Thrones, Netflix darling 13 Reasons Why, and Freeform’s Black-ish spin-off grown-ish. For movies, Marvel films Thor: Ragnarok and breakout hit Avengers: Infinity War are included alongside Girls Trip, Baby Driver, and more.

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Hosted by The Last O.G. star Tiffany Haddish, the event will no doubt be one big party! Read on for the full list of nominees below:

Best Movie

Avengers: Infinity War (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Black Panther (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Girls Trip (Universal Pictures)
IT (New Line Cinema)
Wonder Woman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Show

13 Reasons Why (Netflix)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
grown-ish (Freeform)
Riverdale (The CW)
Stranger Things (Netflix)

Best Performance in a Movie

Chadwick BosemanBlack Panther
Timothée ChalametCall Me by Your Name
Ansel ElgortBaby Driver
Daisy RidleyStar Wars: The Last Jedi
Saoirse RonanLady Bird

Best Performance in a Show

Millie Bobby BrownStranger Things
Darren CrissThe Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Katherine Langford13 Reasons Why
Issa RaeInsecure
Maisie WilliamsGame of Thrones

Best Hero

Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther) – Black Panther
Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) – Game of Thrones
Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman) – Wonder Woman
Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash) – The Flash
Daisy Ridley (Rey) – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Villain

Josh Brolin (Thanos) – Avengers: Infinity War
Adam Driver (Kylo Ren) – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Michael B. Jordan (N’Jadaka/Erik Killmonger) – Black Panther
Aubrey Plaza (Lenny Busker) – Legion
Bill Skarsgard (Pennywise) – IT

Best Kiss

Jane the VirginGina Rodriguez (Jane) and Justin Baldoni (Rafael)
Love, Simon – Nick Robinson (Simon) and Keiynan Lonsdale (Bram)
Ready Player One – Olivia Cooke (Sam) and Tye Sheridan (Wade)
RiverdaleKJ Apa (Archie) and Camila Mendes (Veronica)
Stranger ThingsFinn Wolfhard (Mike) and Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven)

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Most Frightened Performance

Talitha Bateman (Janice) – Annabelle: Creation
Emily Blunt (Evelyn Abbott) – A Quiet Place
Sophia Lillis (Beverly Marsh) – IT
Cristin Milioti (Nanette Cole) – Black Mirror
Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) – Stranger Things

Best On-Screen Team

Black Panther – Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/ Black Panther), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Letitia Wright (Shuri)
IT – Finn Wolfhard (Richie), Sophia Lillis (Beverly), Jaeden Lieberher (Bill), Jack Dylan Grazer (Eddie), Wyatt Oleff (Stanley), Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ben), Chosen Jacobs (Mike)
Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleDwayne Johnson (Smolder), Kevin Hart (Mouse), Jack Black (Shelly), Karen Gillan (Ruby), Nick Jonas (Seaplane)
Ready Player One – Tye Sheridan (Wade), Olivia Cooke (Samantha), Philip Zhao (Sho), Win Morisaki (Daito), Lena Waithe (Aech)
Stranger ThingsGaten Matarazzo (Dustin), Finn Wolfhard (Mike), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas), Noah Schnapp (Will), Sadie Sink (Max)

Best Comedic Performance

Jack BlackJumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Tiffany HaddishGirls Trip
Dan LevySchitt’s Creek
Kate McKinnonSNL
Amy SchumerI Feel Pretty

Scene Stealer

Tiffany Haddish (Dina) – Girls Trip
Dacre Montgomery (Billy Hargrove) – Stranger Things
Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom) – Riverdale
Taika Waititi (Korg) – Thor: Ragnarok
Letitia Wright (Shuri) – Black Panther

Best Fight

Atomic Blonde – Charlize Theron (Lorraine) vs. Daniel Hargrave (Sniper), Greg Rementer (Spotter)
Avengers: Infinity WarScarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch) vs. Carrie Coon (Proxima Midnight)
Black Panther – Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) vs. Winston Duke (M’Baku)
Thor: RagnarokMark Ruffalo (Hulk) vs. Chris Hemsworth (Thor)
Wonder Woman – Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) vs. German Soldiers

Best Music Documentary

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story (Fox)
Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated (YouTube)
Gaga: Five Foot Two (Netflix)
Jay-Z’s “Footnotes for 4:44” (Tidal)
The Defiant Ones (HBO)

Best Reality Series

The Kardashians (E!)
Love & Hip Hop (VH1)
Real Housewives (Bravo)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Vanderpump Rules (Bravo)

2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, Monday, June 18, MTV