By Creative Media Times
With a new brand name comes new categories added this year, including including best host, best reality competition, tearjerker, next generation, trending, best musical moment and best American story.
But it was the first category of the night that drew lots of attention. “Billions” star Asia Kate Dillon presented the first gender-less “best actor in a movie,” which went to “Beauty and the Beast” star Emma Watson. The Shrine Auditorium on May 7, 2017 in Los Angeles. The category is the first in history of putting both male and female actors competing in the same category.
Stranger Things won two prize, one for Show of the Year, and another for star Millie Bobby Brown, who was named best actor in a show.
The cast of Fast & Furious was also honored with the MTV Generation Awards, and Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Jordana Brewster were there to accept the award for their highly successful franchise. “In 2002, I was standing on this stage and MTV had given Paul Walker and I an award for Best Duo, and now 15 years later, I’m with my whole family and you’re giving us the Generation Award,” Diesel said.
Full list of winners below >>
MOVIE OF THE YEAR
Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
SHOW OF THE YEAR
Stranger Things (Netflix)
BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE
Emma Watson – Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
BEST ACTOR IN A SHOW
Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things (Netflix)
Trevor Noah – The Daily Show (Comedy Central)
Hugh Jackman & Dafne Keen – Logan (20th Century Fox)
Ashton Sanders & Jharrel Jerome – Moonlight (A24)
BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM
Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)
This Is Us – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate (NBC)
BEST MUSICAL MOMENT
“You’re the One That I Want” — ensemble, Grease: Live (FOX)
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Lil Rel Howery – Get Out (Universal Pictures)
BEST REALITY COMPETITION
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1/Logo)
Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead (AMC)
BEST AMERICAN STORY