There’s nothing thrilling and captivating as an MTV award show.
Monday night was further proof when the network aired the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.
Pop culture fans seem a bit confused when they saw a preview of the red carpet fashion Saturday night during the taping, the winners and big moments remained top secret until air. The award unveiled lots of surprises that delighted fans of all ages.
In between all the winners, Tiffany Haddish kept things moving and the crowd laughing with her signature, humor and attitude. Even Chloe & Halle, Nick Jonas and Mustard were able to deliver some epic performances to the stage.
If you missed the show, take a look at the biggest moments from the show.
Chadwick Boseman accepted the Best Hero Award for his role in Black Panther, the actor couldn’t help but recognize a real-life hero in the crowd. “Receiving an award for playing a superhero is amazing, but it’s even greater to acknowledge the heroes that we have in real life. So I just want to acknowledge somebody that’s here today. James Shaw Jr. Where are you? Stand,” Chadwick shared while on stage. “You didn’t even know we were about to do this, did you? If you don’t know James Shaw Jr., he fought off a gunman in Antioch, Tennessee, at a waffle house. He saved lives.”
The actor added, “SO this is going to live at your house. God bless you man.” James received a standing ovation from the audience as he walked on and off stage. “Thank you @mtv for the invite, and the tremendous love you all showed me, it was greatly appreciated,” James wrote on Instagram after the show.
In the final minutes of last night’s telecast, Best Music Documentary winner Lady Gaga arrived to present the award for Best Movie. After wishing the audience Happy Pride Month, the A Star Is Born star was able to give the cast of Black Panther the biggest award of the night. “It’s incredible when the stereotype used to be people of color couldn’t bring y’all out to the theater and be able to make these types of films and bring this type of impact to you guys,” Michael B. Jordan explained. “So the fact that we were able to do this on this scale, with this movie and this project, means the world to us.”
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