MTV Fandom Awards Nominees Announced
The MTV Fandom Awards are back and MTV has announced the nominees for the 2016 show. Also announced were two new categories this year – Bandom of the Year and Animation Fandom of the Year.
MTV created the show to “honor the fans whose tenacious excitement pushes movies, TV, music, theater and video games from subculture to mainstream worldwide success.” When the fans find something awesome, we hold on tight and are so passionate about it. May it be film, TV show, music, our favorite ships, video games, and/or musicals.
If you are attending SDCC, all badge holders are invited to the MTV Fandom Fest party which will be held at Petco Park on Thursday July 21. The party starts at 6:30pm PST and will feature food, drinks, games, and giveaways. At 8:00pm PST the taping of the Fandom Awards will start.
The show will air on Sunday July 24 at 8:00PM ET/PT on MTV.
The nominees for the 2016 “MTV Fandom Awards” include:
Best New Fandom of the Year
- Jessica Jones
- “Mr. Robot”
- Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
- Suicide Squad
Fan Freak Out of the Year
- “Game of Thrones” – Resurrection of Jon Snow
- “Mr. Robot” – Mr. Robot revealed
- “The Walking Dead” – Glenn’s Death Scare
- “Pretty Little Liars” – Spencer and Caleb Hook Up
- “The 100” – RIP Lexa
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Death Of A Legend
Bandom of the Year
- 5 Seconds of Summer
- The 1975
- All Time Low
- Panic! At the Disco
- Pierce the Veil
- Twenty One Pilots
Animation Fandom of the Year
- “Adventure Time”
- “Gravity Falls”
- Inside Out
- “Rick and Morty”
- “Steven Universe”
Best Revival FaNDOM of the Year
- “Baywatch” (Series) / Baywatch (Film)
- “Gilmore Girls” / “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”
- Harry Potter / Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- “High School Musical” / “High School Musical 4: Wild and Knights”
- “Full House” / “Fuller House”
- “The X-Files”
So head over to fandomawards.mtv.com because VOTING BEGINS TODAY and will continue until Wednesday, July 20th, 2016!!
There is also a “Ship of the Year” category which will be voted on exclusively on Tumblr and “Fandom of the Year,” presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy which will feature 32 nominees “going head-to-head across multiple platforms in a special social tournament spanning movies, TV dramas, TV comedies and, for the first time ever, video games.”
Those nominees will be announced on Friday July 8.
Go forth and vote for your favorite fandom!! I’m going to go cast my vote for Hamilton now. See you at the Fandom Awards!
(Via: MTV Fandom Awards Press Release)