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All the top looks from the 2015 MTV Movie Awards!

This year’s Academy Awards was a star-studded spectacle featuring some of the most talented people in the entertainment industry. Although the Oscars is one of the biggest, most prestigious award shows around, most people didn’t tune in because their favorite movies were snubbed.

If you’re one of those moviegoers whose choice flick wasn’t given a golden statue, perhaps you’ll settle for a golden bucket of popcorn? MTV has released the list of nominees for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.

Some of the films have already been recognized by the Academy, including American Sniper and Boyhood. Others were fan favorites from throughout the year, such as Neighbors and The Fault In Our Stars.

In total, there are 28 nominees and 14 categories. Voting is open today through the show’s premiere on April 12th, and Amy Schumer is slated to host. If you can’t wait until the awards or are still stuck on which films to choose, here are our predictions for some of the categories:

Best Breakthrough Performance: Ansel Elgort in The Fault in Our Stars

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Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox

This year, a ton of fresh faces graced us with their talent on film and their presence on the red carpet. Each one of the nominees brought something unique and enjoyable to their performance. However, if his box office success rate and influx of YA film roles is any indication, Ansel Elgort will snag the golden popcorn for this category. If he doesn’t, brace yourselves for a violent revolution from his loyal teenage female following.

Best Shirtless Performance: Zac Efron in Neighbors

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This is a given. Even if you haven’t seen Neighbors, it’s impossible to say that Zac Efron isn’t flawless. The sexy actor received the golden popcorn for this category last year, and we were all reminded of why he won when heroine Rita Ora ripped his shirt off on stage. If he doesn’t win this award, there will be a violent revolution from the author of this article.

Best Musical Performance: Miles Teller in Whiplash

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It’s been a big year for Miles Teller. He’s starred in several YA box office hits, including Divergent and That Awkward Moment. In Whiplash, Teller showed range and raw talent as aspiring drummer and music student Andrew.

The film has already been recognized by the Sundance Film Festival and the Academy, earning multiple awards for Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing, and Best Supporting Actor. Although it didn’t do as well in the box office as some of his previous work, Teller will definitely snag the golden popcorn for this role. Anyone who has to deal with J.K. Simmons screaming and hitting them while playing drums until their fingers bleed deserves some kind of accolade.

Best Kiss: James Franco and Seth Rogen in The Interview

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Before the film was even released, The Interview stirred up a ton of controversy. Despite the backlash, the film was still successful on YouTube and gave Franco/Rogen fans something to be proud of.

The dynamic duo has always taken their bromance to the next level, so acknowledging their undying love for one another with an MTV Movie Award is only right. Even though it technically never hit the big screen, Rogen and Franco’s lip lock will go down in history.

Movie of the Year: The Fault in Our Stars

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There is some stiff competition within this year’s Movie of the Year category. Most of the films chosen have won and/or been nominated for Oscars, while others opened to record breaking numbers at the box office. However, if the logic behind the Ansel Elgort prediction rings true, then TFIOS will come out above the rest.

The John Green novel turned Hollywood smash hit has inspired lovers of all ages. Both Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort delivered genuine, heartfelt performances that sent fans of the book over the moon.

For more information on the other categories and nominees, head over to MTV.com and cast your vote for your favorite films.

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This morning, Fall Out Boy's bassist Pete Wentz teamed up with rapper Ludacris on Good Morning America to announce the nominations for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. The unlikely musical duo revealed the nominees for the award show's five biggest categories, and Sam Smith and Taylor Swift both have something to be very happy about. The pop stars continued their streak of being nominated for basically every music award ever, and each nabbed nominations in four out of the five categories - the most out of any other artists. 

The rest of the nominees for the award show's 36 other categories will be announced throughout the day on the award show's official twitter by Chrissy Teigen and Empire's Jussie Smollett. But until then, here's the nominees for the biggest categories.  

Top Artist
Ariana Grande
One Direction
Katy Perry
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist
Drake
Pharrell Williams
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Justin Timberlake

Top Female Artist
Iggy Azalea
Ariana Grande
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor

Top Billboard 200 Album
Maroon 5, V
Pentatonix, That's Christmas to Me
Ed Sheeran, x
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Taylor Swift, 1989

Top Hot 100 Song
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy"
John Legend, "All of Me"
Sam Smith, "Stay With Me"
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"
Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass"

The 2015 Billboard Music Awards are set to take place on May 17, so you'll have to wait to find out the winners until then. Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen will be co-hosting the ceremony and Fall Out Boy is set to perform. 

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Last night’s Oscars brought plenty of inspirational acceptance speeches, but Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech for winning Best Supporting Actress for her role in Boyhood got many celebs, especially Meryl Streep, out of their seat in excitement. 

At the end of her speech, Arquette said, "To every woman who gave birth, it's our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America."

This powerful statement gave her a standing ovation, with a couple celebs particularly moved. Jennifer Lopez clapped with excitement and Meryl Streep’s epic response was the best; she got out of her seat, clapped, and yelled in agreement! 

After Arquette accepted her award, she headed backstage and elaborated on her speech with reporters. She also acknowledged Meryl Streep’s epic response! 

"I heard about [Meryl's reaction], and I hugged her afterwards," she said. "She's the queen of all actresses - patron saint of actresses. So, it's amazing, but it is time for us. It is time for women. Equal means equal."

"The truth is," she continued, "the older women get, the less money they make...the highest percentage of children living in poverty are female-headed households, and it's inexcusable that we go around the world and we talk about equal rights for women in other countries and we don't...have equal rights for women in America and we don't because when they wrote the Constitution, they didn't intend it for women."

Wow, what powerful words, Ms. Oscar winner! Arquette called to fans, viewers and fellow celebs that all women need to take action. The actress then addressed issues going on in Congress and changes that need to be made, proving she’s not only talented, but very well informed on political issues! 

"I think we need federal laws that are comprehensive. In different states, they have altogether thrown out the Fairness Voting Act," she said. "People think we have equal rights; we won't until we pass a Constitutional Amendment in the United States of America where we pass the ERA [Equal Rights Amendment] once and for all and women have equal rights in America we won't have anything changed." 

If Streep heard all this, we can’t even fathom her excitement! What did you think of Arquette’s speech? 

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