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It’s Game of Thrones vs Avengers: Endgame and Stark vs Stark at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, exclusively on Vh1 India

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MUMBAI: Are you ready for the coolestmovie and television awards? Showcasing a resplendent celebration of talent and bragging rights for winners of the highly coveted bucket of Golden Popcorn, Vh1 India brings to viewers the 26th edition of the MTV Movie & TV Awards.Held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, the awards will be hosted by charismatic Shazam– Zachary Levihimself and will also featurespectacular performances by Bazzi & the sensational Lizzo, on Tuesday June 18 at 7:30am and repeat at 9pm, exclusively on Vh1 India.

“Vh1 India continues to showcase trendsetting international music, entertainment awards and pop-culture events to viewers in India. Winning the iconic bucket of Golden Popcorn at the MTV Movie & TV Awards is a symbol of popularity and pride for actors, sincethe audience is in control of choosing the winner through online voting. As two pop culture behemoths – Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones, reign supremein nominations for this year’s awards, the competition gets fiercer. With Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) and Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark) gear up for the battle between Starks in the ‘Best Hero’ category, Emilia Clarke(Daenerys Targaryen) contends for ‘Best Performance in a Show’ and Josh Brolin (Thanos) stakes claim to the ‘Best Villain’ award. A start studded event filled with celebrities, breath-taking performances and tons of awards, are the recipe for a grand celebration on Vh1 that viewers just cannot miss.”said,Hashim Dsouza – Head of Programming, English Entertainment, Viacom18.

Boasting film revenues exceeding $10 billion worldwide, former-wrestler, now actor, producer, and all-around superstar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson will be presented with the Generation Award at this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards for his prolific 17-year ever scaling career.Jada Pinkett Smithwill be honoured with the Trailblazer Award,recognizing her vocal advocacy for human rights and social justice; while also launching her own successful web chat show (Red Table Talk).

Here’s a look at all the nominations at this year’s awards;
BEST MOVIE
•    Avengers: Endgame
•    BlacKkKlansman
•    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
•    To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
•    Us

BEST SHOW
•    Big Mouth
•    Game of Thrones
•    Riverdale
•    Schitt’s Creek
•    The Haunting of Hill House

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE
•    Amandla Stenberg (Starr Carter) — The Hate U Give
•    Lady Gaga (Ally) — A Star is Born
•    Lupita Nyong’o (Red) — Us
•    Rami Malek (Freddie Mercury) — Bohemian Rhapsody
•    Sandra Bullock (Malorie) — Bird Box

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW
•    Elisabeth Moss (June Osborne/Offred) — The Handmaid’s Tale
•    Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) — Game of Thrones
•    Gina Rodriguez (Jane Villanueva) — Jane the Virgin
•    Kiernan Shipka (Sabrina Spellman) — Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

BEST HERO
•    Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel) — Captain Marvel
•    John David Washington (Ron Stallworth) — BlacKkKlansman
•    Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) — Game of Thrones
•    Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man) — Avengers: Endgame
•    Zachary Levi (Billy Batson/Shazam) — Shazam!

BEST VILLAIN
•    Jodie Comer (Villanelle) — Killing Eve
•    Joseph Fiennes (Commander Fred Waterford) — The Handmaid’s Tale
•    Josh Brolin (Thanos) — Avengers: Endgame
•    Lupita Nyong’o (Red) — Us
•    Penn Badgley (Joe Goldberg) — You

BEST KISS
•    Camila Mendes & Charles Melton (Veronica Lodge & Reggie Mantle) — Riverdale
•    Jason Momoa& Amber Heard (Aquaman&Mera) — Aquaman
•    NcutiGatwa& Connor Swindells (Eric Effiong & Adam Groff) — Sex Education
•    Noah Centineo& Lana Condor (Peter Kavinsky& Lara Jean) — To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
•    Tom Hardy & Michelle Williams (Eddie Brock/Venom & Anne Weying) — Venom

REALITY ROYALTY
•    Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
•    Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
•    The Bachelor
•    The Challenge
•    Vanderpump Rules

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
•    Awkwafina (Peik Lin Goh) — Crazy Rich Asians
•    Dan Levy (David Rose) — Schitt’s Creek
•    John Mulaney (Andrew Glouberman) — Big Mouth
•    Marsai Martin (Little Jordan Sanders) — Little
•    Zachary Levi (Billy Batson/Shazam) — Shazam!

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
•    Awkwafina (Peik Lin Goh) — Crazy Rich Asians
•    Haley Lu Richardson (Stella) — Five Feet Apart
•    Mj Rodriguez (Blanca Rodriguez) — Pose
•    NcutiGatwa (Eric Effiong) — Sex Education
•    Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky) — To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

BEST FIGHT
•    Avengers: Endgame — Captain America vs. Thanos
•    Captain Marvel — Captain Marvel vs. Minn-Erva
•    Game of Thrones — Arya Stark vs. the White Walkers
•    RBG — Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Inequality
•    WWE Wrestlemania — Becky Lynch vs. Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte Flair

BEST REAL-LIFE HERO
•    Alex Honnold — Free Solo
•    Hannah Gadsby — Nanette
•    Roman Reigns — WWE SmackDown
•    Ruth Bader Ginsburg — RBG
•    Serena Williams — Being Serena

MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE
•    Alex Wolff (Peter) — Hereditary
•    Linda Cardellini (Anna Tate-Garcia) — The Curse of La Llorona
•    Rhian Rees (Dana Haines) — Halloween
•    Sandra Bullock (Malorie) — Bird Box
•    Victoria Pedretti (Nell Crain) — The Haunting of Hill House

BEST DOCUMENTARY
•    At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal
•    McQueen
•    Minding the Gap
•    RBG
•    Surviving R. Kelly

BEST HOST
•    Gayle King — CBS This Morning
•    Nick Cannon — Wild ‘n Out
•    Nick Cannon — The Masked Singer
•    RuPaul — RuPaul’s Drag Race
•    Trevor Noah — The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

MOST MEME-ABLE MOMENT
•    Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club — The Lilo Dance
•    Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood — Ray J’s Hat
•    RBG — The Notorious RBG
•    RuPaul’s Drag Race — Asia O’Hara’s butterfly finale fail
•    The Bachelor — Colton Underwood jumps the fence

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