MTV Movie & TV Awards 2021: The Winners (Updating LIVE)

This list will be updated LIVE starting at 6PM PT/ 9PM ET

The 2021 awards season now takes a more freewheeling turn with the MTV Movie & TV Awards. The most notable televised ceremony selected purely by fans, this extremely popular event features a vast range of blockbusters and hit programs, unconventional categories, unisex groups, and more. Even those who don’t keep up with the show every year must be familiar with now iconic categories like “Best Kiss” or “Best Villain.” Sunday May 16 will bring a flurry of new MTV Award winners, but as reflected by the official nominees, the question is coming down to just how many awards certain films/shows will take.

Shows like WandaVision, The Boys, and Emily in Paris gathered multiple nominations, but as the MTV winners are selected only by the fans, many of these award races may be tighter than expected. Favored stars who unfortunately couldn’t get recognition in other ceremonies always find ways to get the spotlight here, making the fan voting more exciting and competitive. Suffice to say, if your favorites didn’t win and you didn’t vote… you have no one else to blame this time. What do the winners for the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards look like? Check them out below and you can also find the final winners for the 2021 Oscars, Golden GlobesCritics Choice AwardsSAG Awards, and BAFTAs right here on DiscussingFilm.

Special Recognition

Generation Award – Scarlett Johansson
Comedic Genius Award – Sacha Baron Cohen

Best Movie

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
“Judas and the Black Messiah”
“Promising Young Woman”
“Soul”
“To All the Boys: Always and Forever” – WINNER

Best Show

“Bridgerton”
“Cobra Kai”
“Emily in Paris”
“The Boys”
“WandaVision” – WINNER

Best Performance in a Movie

Carey Mulligan – “Promising Young Woman”
Chadwick Boseman – “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” – WINNER
Daniel Kaluuya – “Judas and the Black Messiah”
Sacha Baron Cohen – “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
Zendaya – “Malcolm & Marie”

Best Performance in a Show

Anya Taylor-Joy – “The Queen’s Gambit”
Elizabeth Olsen – “WandaVision” – WINNER
Elliot Page – “The Umbrella Academy”
Emma Corrin – “The Crown”
Michaela Coel – “I May Destroy You”

Best Hero

Anthony Mackie – “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” – WINNER
Gal Gadot – “Wonder Woman 1984”
Jack Quaid – “The Boys”
Pedro Pascal – “The Mandalorian”
Teyonah Parris – “WandaVision”

Best Kiss

Chase Stokes & Madelyn Cline – “Outer Banks” – WINNER
Jodie Comer & Sandra Oh – “Killing Eve”
Lily Collins & Lucas Bravo – “Emily in Paris”
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan & Jaren Lewison – “Never Have I Ever”
Regé-Jean Page & Phoebe Dynevor – “Bridgerton”

Best Comedic Performance

Annie Murphy – “Schitt’s Creek”
Eric Andre – “Bad Trip”
Issa Rae – “Insecure”
Jason Sudeikis – “Ted Lasso”
Leslie Jones – “Coming 2 America” – WINNER

Best Villain

Aya Cash – “The Boys
Ewan McGregor – “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”
Giancarlo Esposito – “The Mandalorian”
Kathryn Hahn – “WandaVision” – WINNER
Nicholas Hoult – “The Great”

Breakthrough Performance

Antonia Gentry – “Ginny & Georgia”
Ashley Park – “Emily in Paris”
Maria Bakalova – “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
Paul Mescal – “Normal People”
Regé-Jean Page – “Bridgerton” – WINNER

Best Fight

“Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” – Final Funhouse Fight
“Cobra Kai” – Finale House Fight
“The Boys” – Starlight, Queen Maeve, Kimiko vs. Stormfront
“WandaVision” – Wanda vs. Agatha – WINNER
“Zack Snyder’s Justice League” – Final Fight vs. Steppenwolf

Most Frightened Performance

Elisabeth Moss – “The Invisible Man”
Jurnee Smollett – “Lovecraft Country”
Simona Brown – “Behind Her Eyes”
Victoria Pedretti – “The Haunting of Bly Manor” – WINNER
Vince Vaughn – “Freaky”

Best Duo

“Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” – Star (Kristen Wiig) & Barb (Annie Mumolo)
“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” – Falcon (Anthony Mackie) & Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) – WINNER
“The Mandalorian” – Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) & Grogu
“Emily in Paris” – Emily Cooper (Lily Collins) & Mindy Chen (Ashley Park)
“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” – Borat Sagdiyev (Sacha Baron Cohen) & Tutar Sagdiyev (Maria Bakalova)

Best Musical Moment

“Brown Skin Girl” – Black is King
“Wildest Dreams” – Bridgerton
“I Wanna Rock” – Cobra Kai
“Edge of Great” – Julie and the Phantoms – WINNER
“Stand by Me” – Love and Monsters
“Lost in the Wild” – The Kissing Booth 2
“Beginning, Middle, End” – “To All the Boys: Always and Forever”
“Agatha All Along” – WandaVision

The Final Award Winners of 2021:

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