"The 2010 MTV Movie Awards nominations are in! The MTV fans have spoken! Voting their favorite motion pictures into the stratosphere for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards film fans everywhere have made The Hangover, The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Avatar this year's top nominated films. Fans can expect to see another cinematic fight to the finish as these three juggernauts battle some heavy competition from each other and from the two mega-movies nipping at their nominated heels: The Proposal and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Winner voting for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards in 12 returning and brand-new categories begins today, Wednesday, May 12 at 12pm ET/9am PT at MovieAwards.MTV.comand closes Saturday, June 5. Aziz Ansari hosts the 2010 MTV Movie Awards LIVE on Sunday, June 6 at 9pm ET/8pm C from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, CA.

Making this year's show another battle of the super-fans, the hit comedy The Hangover leads with six nominations; the blockbusters The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Avatar, are neck-in-neck with five nods each; and audience favorites The Proposal and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince are each up for four awards. "Team Edward" and "Team Jacob" -- make room for "Team Na'vi" as "The Twilight Saga" prepares to defend its popcorn statue legacy against Avatar in the "BEST MOVIE," "BEST KISS" and "BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE" categories. Comedies get a little cut-throat too as stars of The Proposal Sandra Bullock and Betty White get in the faces of The Hangover stars Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ken Jeong in the "BEST WTF MOMENT" and "BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE" categories. Showing that fan loyalty of The Twilight Saga knows no limits, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will go up against each other in the "GLOBAL SUPERSTAR" category and the men of "New Moon" will face-off against "Harry Potter" superstar Daniel Radcliffe for the "BEST MALE PERFORMANCE" award.

Nominees for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards have the following to say about their nominations and the fans that voted:

"Six years ago I sat in the nosebleeds with my family watching the awards as a fan. Now I'm a nominee and we won't have to use binoculars to see the show."

- Jake Abel, nominated in the "BEST FIGHT" category for the feature film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Lightning Thief

"I am so honored and very humbled by the nominations. Thank you to all the fans that voted for me and my penis."

- Ken Jeong, nominated in the "BEST WTF MOMENT" and "BEST VILLAIN" categories for the feature film The Hangover

"I'm completely honored to be nominated for 'Breakout Star' and 'Best Fight.' I've been a fan of movies for as long as I can remember and it's really cool to think that the fans voted for me in the same categories that some of my own favorite actors were once nominated. Plus, who doesn't love Aziz Ansari!? I can't wait for the show, thank you to all of the fans who voted!"

- Logan Lerman, nominated in the "BEST BREAKOUT STAR" and "BEST FIGHT" categories for the feature film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Lightning Thief

"The moment I heard it my heart jumped a little and oddly I have ALWAYS wanted golden popcorn!!"

- Gabourey Sidibe, nominated in the "BEST BREAKOUT STAR" category for the feature film Precious

It's anyone's and any film's game as the MTV fans hold the destiny of the golden popcorn awards in their hands. From May 12 - June 5, viewers can visit MovieAwards.MTV.com to vote to make winners of their favorite nominated films, movie moments and actors. Continuing its tradition for being one of the most shocking and atypical awards show on television, the 2010 MTV Movie Awards will feature three all-new and outrageous categories that include "GLOBAL SUPERSTAR," "BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE" and "BIGGEST BADASS STAR." For the first time EVER in "Movie Awards" history, voting will go international as fans worldwide will be able to vote for their favorite global stars in the "GLOBAL SUPERSTAR" category by visiting their local MTV websites.

Starbucks Coffee Company joins the "MTV Movie Awards" for the first time as this year's voting partner which includes the category of "BEST MOVIE." This one, special category will remain an ongoing battle as voting for favorite film of the year will remain open throughout the LIVE show. MovieAwards.MTV.com is the official site for the "MTV Movie Awards" where fans can visit to vote and then stay to get up-to-date information on this year's show; watch video of last year's biggest occurrences; get the full list of 2009 show winners; and check out fashion and celebrity commentary from the golden carpet.

Nominees for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards are:

BEST MOVIE

  • Alice in Wonderland, Director: Tim Burton, Producers: Suzanne Todd, Jennifer Todd, Joe Roth and Richard D. Zanuck (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Avatar, Director: James Cameron, Producers: James Cameron and Jon Landau(Twentieth Century Fox)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Director: David Yates, Producers: David Heyman and David Barron (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • The Hangover, Director: Todd Phillips, Producers: Todd Phillips and Daniel Goldberg (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Director: Chris Weitz, Producers: Wyck Godfrey and Karen Rosenfelt (Summit Entertainment)

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE

BEST BREAKOUT STAR

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE

BEST VILLAIN

BEST FIGHT

BEST KISS

  • Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson - The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Summit Entertainment)
  • Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning - The Runaways (Apparition)
  • Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds - The Proposal (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner - Valentine's Day (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington - Avatar (Twentieth Century Fox)

BEST WTF MOMENT

GLOBAL SUPERSTAR (New Category)

  • Robert Pattinson
  • Kristen Stewart
  • Taylor Lautner
  • Johnny Depp
  • Daniel Radcliffe

BEST SCARED-AS-SH**T PERFORMANCE (New Category)

  • Alison Lohman - Drag Me to Hell (Universal Pictures)
  • Amanda Seyfried - Jennifer's Body (Twentieth Century Fox)
  • Jesse Eisenberg - Zombieland (Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures)
  • Katie Featherston - Paranormal Activity (Paramount Pictures)
  • Sharlto Copley - District 9 (TriStar Pictures/Sony Pictures)

BIGGEST BADASS STAR (New Category)

  • Rain
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Channing Tatum
  • Sam Worthington
  • Chris Pine