Not surprisingly, The Twilight Saga: New Moon and its trio of stars topped the MTV's 2010 Movie Awards with eight nominations. The epicAvatar and comedy The Hangover came in second place with six nods each.

The vampire sequel made the Best Movie list, Best Actress (Kristen Stewart), Actor (Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner), Best Kiss, and the new category Global Superstar, which all three stars are up for against nominees Johnny Depp and Daniel Radcliffe.

Young Hollywood shows up for MTV's irreverent Movie Awards, which recognizes popular movies that don't get recognized at the Oscars and Golden Globes.

Blockbuster Avatar was nominated for Best Kiss, Fight, Villain, and Badass. The comedyThe Hangover received nods for Best Villain, Comedic Performance, and Breakout Star (Zach Galifianakis).

Other nominations included Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side and The Proposal, Beyonce vs. Ali Larter in Obsessed for Best Fight, and the phenomenon Paranormal Activity in the new horror category.

For the popular Best Kiss award, Stewart scored for New Moonand competes against herself for her kiss in The Runaways with Dakota Fanning. Lautner and former girlfriend, singer Taylor Swift, are also up for their kiss in Valentine's Day.

Among the interesting choices, Betty White, the 88-year-old acting veteran of 1990' sitcom Golden Girls, was nominated in the new category, Best WTF Moment for the comedy The Proposal.

The Golden Popcorn Statues will be presented June 6 in Los Angeles, telecast live at 9 pm EST with host actor/comedian Aziz Ansari. Nominees were selected by fans who voted online at Voting is open until June 5 and the Best Movie category remains open until showtime:

Here are some MTV Movie Awards' nominees in key categories:

Best Movie

Alice in Wonderland


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The Hangover

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Best Female Performance

Emma Watson, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Amanda Seyfried, Dear John

Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side

Zoe Saldana, Avatar

Best Male Performance

Channing Tatum, Dear John

Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Robert Pattinson, The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Taylor Lautner, The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Zac Efron, 17 Again

Best Breakout Star

Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air

Chris Pine, Star Trek

Gabourey Sidibe, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Logan Lerman, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Quinton Aaron, The Blind Side

Zach Galifianakis, The Hangover

Best Kiss

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning, The Runaways

Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds, The Proposal

Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner, Valentine's Day

Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington, Avatar

Global Superstar

Robert Pattinson

Kristen Stewart

Taylor Lautner

Johnny Depp

Daniel Radcliffe

VAEslabra 10:55, May 20, 2010 (UTC)

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