Monday June 06, 2022

Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya, Tom Holland bag top honours at MTV awards

Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya, Tom Holland bag top honours at MTV awards

Jennifer Lopez accepts the Best Song Award for 'On My Way (Marry Me)' at the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards.

Jennifer Lopez made an emotional speech about how believers and skeptics contributed to her success, as she accepted a career achievement honor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday.

"I want to thank the people who gave me joy and the ones who broke my heart - the ones who were true and the ones who lied to me,” said Lopez, who nabbed this year's Generation Award for actors whose diverse contributions have made them household names. She also took home best song - a new category - for the track "On My Way” from the "Marry Me" soundtrack.


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MTV’s youth-focused celebration of film and TV offered a lighter, breezier awards show, with 26 categories in gender-neutral categories like best villain, best kiss and new category "here for the hookup.” Hosted by Vanessa Hudgens, the ceremony returned to a live format after being pre-recorded for several years.

Hollywood stars Zendaya and Tom Holland took home top honours at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, according to IANS.

Zendaya and Holland won big, with each scoring a performance nod for their respective roles in 'Euphoria' and 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', which also won best show and best movie awards.

Actress Scarlett Johansson won best hero for her turn as 'Black Widow', while Daniel Radcliffe took home the best villain award for his performance in 'The Lost City'.

Actor Jack Black took home the Comedic Genius Award.

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' took home The Best Movie honour. It was competing against films such as 'Dune', 'Scream', 'Shang-Chi' and the 'Legend of the Ten Rings', 'The Adam Project' and 'The Batman'.

The Best Show award went to Zendaya-starrer 'Euphoria'. Others in the same category included names such as 'Squid Game', 'Ted Lasso', 'Inventing Anna', 'Loki' and 'Yellowstone'.

Poopies and the snake from 'Jackass Forever' were feted with the Best Kiss trophy. While in the Best Comedic Performance, Ryan Reynolds took home the honour for 'Free Guy'.

In the Breakthrough Performance genre, it was Sophia Di Martino's performance from 'Loki' which was named as the winner.


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