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Black Panther leads nominations for 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

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May 3, 2018, 1:10 PM EDT (Updated)

So 2018 may be the year of the dog, but at the box office, it’s the year of the Black Panther. Marvel’s superhero launched a solo movie franchise in February before getting a supporting role in Avengers: Infinity War. Now, Black Panther is leading all nominees for the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards.

MTV has announced that Black Panther is up for best movie, best performance, best hero, best villain, best onscreen team, scene stealer, and best fight. Infinity War walked away with nods for best villain, best movie, and best fight.

On the TV side, Stranger Things landed six nominations, including best show alongside Game of Thrones, Riverdale, Grown-ish, and 13 Reasons Why. Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown is also up for best performance in the non-gender specific category against Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story), Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why), Issa Rae (Insecure), and Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones).

Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish is not only up for scene stealer and best comedic performance, she’s also hosting the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The event will take place on Monday, June 18 at 9pm EST/PST in Los Angeles.

Fans are invited to send in their votes at A full list of nominees is reprinted below:

Best Movie

Avengers: Infinity War 
Black Panther 
Girls Trip 
Wonder Woman  

Best Show

13 Reasons Why 
Game of Thrones 
Stranger Things 

Best Performance in a Movie

Chadwick Boseman
Black Panther

Timothee Chalamet
Call Me by Your Name

Ansel Elgort
Baby Driver

Daisy Ridley
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Saoirse Ronan
Lady Bird 

Best Performance in a Show

Millie Bobby Brown
Stranger Things

Darren Criss
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Katherine Langford
13 Reasons Why

Issa Rae

Maisie Williams
Game of Thrones

Best Hero

Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther)
Black Panther

Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen)
Game of Thrones

Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman)
Wonder Woman

Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash)
The Flash

Daisy Ridley (Rey)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Villain

Josh Brolin (Thanos)
Avengers: Infinity War

Adam Driver (Kylo Ren)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Michael B. Jordan (N’Jadaka/Erik Killmonger)
Black Panther

Aubrey Plaza (Lenny Busker)

Bill Skarsgard (Pennywise)

Best Kiss

Jane the Virgin
Gina Rodriguez (Jane) and Justin Baldoni (Rafael)

Love, Simon
Nick Robinson (Simon) and Keiynan Lonsdale (Bram)

Ready Player One
Olivia Cooke (Sam) and Tye Sheridan (Wade)

KJ Apa (Archie) and Camila Mendes (Veronica)

Stranger Things
Finn Wolfhard (Mike) and Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven)

Most Frightened Performance

Talitha Bateman (Janice)
Annabelle: Creation

Emily Blunt (Evelyn Abbott)
A Quiet Place

Sophia Lillis (Beverly Marsh)

Cristin Milioti (Nanette Cole)
Black Mirror

Noah Schnapp (Will Byers)
Stranger Things

Best Onscreen Team

Black Panther
Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/ Black Panther), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Letitia Wright (Shuri)

Finn Wolfhard (Richie), Sophia Lillis (Beverly), Jaeden Lieberher (Bill), Jack Dylan Grazer (Eddie), Wyatt Oleff (Stanley), Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ben), Chosen Jacobs (Mike)

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Dwayne Johnson (Smolder), Kevin Hart (Mouse), Jack Black (Shelly), Karen Gillan (Ruby), Nick Jonas (Seaplane)

Ready Player One
Tye Sheridan (Wade), Olivia Cooke (Samantha), Philip Zhao (Sho), Win Morisaki (Daito), Lena Waithe (Aech)

Stranger Things
Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin), Finn Wolfhard (Mike), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas), Noah Schnapp (Will), Sadie Sink (Max)

Best Comedic Performance

Jack Black
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Tiffany Haddish
Girls Trip

Dan Levy
Schitt’s Creek

Kate McKinnon
Saturday Night Live

Amy Schumer
I Feel Pretty

Scene Stealer

Tiffany Haddish (Dina)
Girls Trip

Dacre Montgomery (Billy Hargrove)
Stranger Things

Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom)

Taika Waititi (Korg)
Thor: Ragnarok

Letitia Wright (Shuri)
Black Panther

Best Fight

Atomic Blonde
Charlize Theron (Lorraine) vs. Daniel Hargrave (Sniper), Greg Rementer (Spotter)

Avengers: Infinity War 
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch) vs. Carrie Coon (Proxima Midnight)

Black Panther 
Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) vs. Winston Duke (M’Baku)

Thor: Ragnarok
Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) vs. Chris Hemsworth (Thor)

Wonder Woman
Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) vs. German Soldiers

Best Music Documentary

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story
Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated
Gaga: Five Foot Two
Jay-Z’s “Footnotes for 4:44”
The Defiant Ones

Best Reality Series/Franchise

Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Love & Hip Hop
The Real Housewives
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Vanderpump Rules