MTV Movie & TV Awards Reveals Trending, Musical Moment Nominees (Exclusive)
Winners in both categories will be unveiled Sunday, May 7.
The MTV Movie & TV Awards have added two additional categories, revealing the nominees for "Trending - Presented by Instant" TV moments and "Best Musical Moment" on a TV show or film.
The "Trending - Presented by Instant" nominees consist of memorable viral moments from the past year, including Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression on Saturday Night Live, Lady Gaga's "Carpool Karaoke" on James Corden's Late Late Show and Winona Ryder's memorable faces during Stranger Things' SAG Awards win. The "Trending - Presented by Instant" winner, which fans can vote on now on MTV.com, will be announced during the fan festival leading up to this year's awards show.
The "Best Musical Moment" category, a partnership with the musical.ly app, celebrates memorable movie and TV songs. To vote in that category, fans can create custom musical.ly videos using songs from their favorite nominated moments. Each video submission counts as a vote and members of the musical.ly community can use "likes" to bolster their favorite nominees' position. The "Best Musical Moment" winner will be recognized during the main awards show.
Voting on both categories ends Sunday, May 7. The MTV Movie & TV Awards, hosted by Adam Devine, will air live from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium that day at 8 p.m. ET and PT.
The full list of "Trending - Presented by Instant" and "Best Musical Moment" nominees follows.
Trending - Presented by Instant
“Sean Spicer Press Conference” feat. Melissa McCarthy – Saturday Night Live (NBC)
“Lady Gaga Carpool Karaoke” – The Late Late Show With James Corden (CBS)
“Cash Me Outside How Bout Dat” – Dr. Phil (CBS)
"Run the World (Girls)” Channing Tatum and Beyonce – Lip Sync Battle (Spike)
“Wheel of Musical Impressions With Demi Lovato” – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Winona Ryder’s Winning SAG Awards Reaction – 23rd Annual SAG Awards (TNT)
Best Musical Moment
“Beauty and the Beast” – Ariana Grande and John Legend (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake – Trolls (20th Century Fox)
“How Far I’ll Go” – Auli'i Cravalho – Moana (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
“City of Stars” – Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone – La La Land (Summit Entertainment)
“You Can’t Stop” the Beat – Ensemble – Hairspray Live! (NBC)
“Be That As It May” – Herizen Guardiola – The Get Down (Netflix)
“You’re the One That I Want” – Ensemble – Grease: Live (FOX)