On May 7, 2017, actress, Emma Watson became the first person to win the MTV Movie and TV Awards’ new gender-neutral Best Actor in a Movie award for her performance as Belle in “Beauty and the Beast.”
- This year, MTV Movie and TV Awards’ also added a gender-less best actor category award for television.
About Gender-Neutral Award:
In this context, ‘gender-neutral’ means, every award category had a single list of male as well as female nominees together, unlike Oscars or Golden Globe, which have separate categories for Male Actor and Female Actor.
Brief Biography of Emma Watson:
Emma Watson was born on April 15, 1990 in Paris, France.She became famous on account of her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series.
- In 2014 she got a graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English literature.
- She was awarded British Artist of the Year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2014.
- Besides acting in Films and television, she has taken up modelling assignments for renowned names. She is also a fashion consultant.
- In July 2014, she was appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and served as an advocate for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign in promoting gender equality.
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards – Winners List:
2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards was held on May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. The award ceremony was hosted by Adam De Vine.
|Movie of the year||Beauty and the Beast|
|Best Actor in a movie||Emma Watson – Beauty and the Beast|
|Show of the year||Stranger Things|
|Best Kiss||Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome – Moonlight|
|Best Host||Trevor Noah – The Daily Show|
|Best Reality Competition||RuPaul’s Drag Race|
|Best Comedic Performance||Lil Rel Howery – Get Out|
|Best Actor in a Show||Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things|
|Best Villain||Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead|
|Best Hero||Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures|
|Tearjerker||This Is Us – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate|
|Next Generation||Daniel Kaluuya|
|Best Duo||Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen – Logan|
|Best American story||Blackish|
|Best Fight Against the System||Hidden Figures|
|Trending||“Run The World (Girls)” Channing Tatum and Beyonce – Lip Sync Battle|
|Best musical moment||-“You’re the One That I Want” – Ensemble –Grease: Live|