Beginning the Journey
Setting the Scene for the 2017 MTV Movie Awards
The MTV Movie Awards, 2017 edition, took place on May 7 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. The charismatic Adam DeVine, known for his acting and comedic skills, hosted the event. The awards night was filled with mesmerizing performances, moving acceptance speeches, and served as a platform to celebrate diversity and inclusion in the film industry.
Main Award Winners and Nominees
Crowning the Best Movie
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” clinched the top award, Best Movie. This captivating adaptation of a timeless fairy tale received praise for its extraordinary visuals, engaging storyline, and commendable performances by Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. Other contenders for this award were “Get Out,” “Logan,” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” and “The Edge of Seventeen.”
Best Actor in a Movie
The award for Best Actor in a Movie was won by Emma Watson for her role as Belle in “Beauty and the Beast.” Watson’s performance was lauded for its depth and subtlety. She triumphed over strong competition from Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”), Hailee Steinfeld (“The Edge of Seventeen”), Hugh Jackman (“Logan”), James McAvoy (“Split”), and Taraji P. Henson (“Hidden Figures”).
Best Comedic Performance
Lil Rel Howery bagged the award for Best Comedic Performance for his character in “Get Out.” His portrayal of TSA officer Rod Williams offered a welcome comedic contrast in the intense psychological thriller.
Memorable Performances at the
2017 MTV Movie Awards
Adam DeVine’s Opening Act
Adam DeVine, the host, initiated the ceremony with a lively and entertaining opening act that perfectly set the mood for the evening. His performance was a funny homage to “Beauty and the Beast,” complete with detailed costumes and choreography.
Pitbull and Camila Cabello’s Electrifying Performance
Music sensations Pitbull and Camila Cabello ignited the stage with their rendition of “Hey Ma,” along with J Balvin. Their dynamic act was one of the musical high points of the evening.
Progressive Changes at the 2017 MTV Movie Awards