Singapore – MTV revealed the nominees for the “2015 MTV Movie Awards,” setting the stage for an epic battle at the only awards show where Guardians of the Galaxy will go head-to-head with an American Sniper and fierce females – Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon and Scarlett Johansson – will face off for the coveted golden popcorn. Fans can cast their votes for their favourites at www.MovieAwards.MTV.com through 11 April. Voting for “Movie of the Year” will continue throughout the live broadcast of the show.

Hosted by none other than Amy Schumer, the telecast will air LIVE on Monday, 13 April at 7am (TH/WIB), 8am (PH/SG) and 9am (MY) from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. It repeats on the same day at 6.30pm (WIB), 7.30pm (SG) and 8.30pm (MY).

This year’s nominees span every film genre from dystopian universes (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and The Maze Runner) to heart-felt coming of age stories (The Fault In Our Stars and Boyhood), out-of-this-world comedies (Guardians of the GalaxyNeighborsThe InterviewThe Wedding Ringer and Top Five), real-life heroes (Selma and American Sniper) and more.

Fans will witness epic match-ups between the likes of Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt taking on funny-men Chris Rock and Kevin Hart for “Best Comedic Performance,” Rosario Dawson battling it out with Jason Sudeikis, Jonah Hill and Seth Rogen for “Best WTF Moment,” Meryl Streep and J.K. Simmons vying for “Best Villain” and Zac Efron defending his 2014 title for “Best Shirtless Performance” against the beautiful Kate Upton and teen heartthrob Ansel Elgort. Additional nominees include: Reese Witherspoon, David Oyelowo, Scarlett Johansson, Eddie Redmayne, Jennifer Lawrence, Dylan O’Brien, Emma Stone, Chris Pratt, Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Evans, Zoe Saldana, James Franco, Rosamund Pike, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks and many more.

THE NOMINEES FOR THE “2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” ARE:

MOVIE OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY GEICO®

• American Sniper (Warner Bros.)

o Director: Clint Eastwood

o Producers: Bradley Cooper, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Lazar, Robert Lorenz, Peter Morgan

• The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Lionsgate)

o Director: Francis Lawrence

o Producers: Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik

• Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)

o Director: James Gunn

o Producers: Kevin Feige

• Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

o Director: David Fincher

o Producers: Ceán Chaffin, Joshua Donen, Arnon Milchan, Reese Witherspoon

• The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

o Director: Josh Boone

o Producers: Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey

• Boyhood (IFC Films)

o Director: Richard Linklater

o Producers: Richard Linklater, Jonathan Sehring, John Sloss, Cathleen Sutherland

• Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classics)

o Director: Damien Chazelle

o Producers: Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, David Lancaster, Michel Litvak

• Selma (Paramount Pictures)

o Director: Ava DuVernay

o Producers: Christian Colson, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Oprah Winfrey

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE

• Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 (Lionsgate)

• Emma Stone – Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

• Shailene Woodley- The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Reese Witherspoon- Wild (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

• Scarlett Johansson – Lucy (Universal Pictures)

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE

• Bradley Cooper – American Sniper (Warner Bros.)

• Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)

• Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Miles Teller – Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classic)

• Channing Tatum – Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classic)

BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE

• Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Annabelle Wallis – Annabelle (Warner Bros.)

• Jennifer Lopez – The Boy Next Door (Universal Pictures)

• Dylan O’Brien – The Maze Runner (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Zach Gilford – The Purge: Anarchy (Universal Pictures)

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

• Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation))

• David Oyelowo – Selma (Paramount Pictures)

• Dylan O’Brien – The Maze Runner (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Ellar Coltrane – Boyhood (IFC Films)

BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE

• Zac Efron – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)

• Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)

• Channing Tatum – Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classic)

• Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Kate Upton – The Other Woman (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

BEST DUO

• Channing Tatum & Jonah Hill – 22 Jump Street (Columbia Pictures/MGM)

• Zac Efron & Dave Franco – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)

• Shailene Woodley & Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Bradley Cooper & Vin Diesel – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)

• James Franco & Seth Rogen – The Interview (Columbia Pictures)

BEST FIGHT

• Jonah Hill vs. Jillian Bell – 22 Jump Street (Columbia/MGM)

• Chris Evans vs. Sebastian Stan – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)

• Dylan O’Brien vs. Will Poulter – The Maze Runner (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• Seth Rogen vs. Zac Efron – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)

• Edward Norton vs. Michael Keaton – Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Fox Searchlight)

BEST KISS

• Ansel Elgort & Shailene Woodley – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

• James Franco & Seth Rogen – The Interview (Columbia Pictures)

• Andrew Garfield & Emma Stone – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Columbia Pictures)

• Scarlett Johansson & Chris Evans – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)

• Rose Byrne & Halston Sage – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)