DJ SNOOPADELIC joins 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Nominees announced for social category “Best Musical Moment;” Details revealed for MTV’s multi-platform Creator Livestream

Epic, one-night global event airs LIVE from Los Angeles on Sunday, June 5th at 8PM ET/PT

  • MTV today announced that entertainment icon and legendary DJ, Snoop Dogg aka DJ SNOOPADELIC, will return to the stage for the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards, LIVE from Barker Hangar on Sunday, June 5th at 8PM ET/PT.
  • MTV also unveiled the return of the social category “Best Musical Moment” (presented by SONIC® Drive-In) and the 16 nominees competing in the category. Voting to officially open via MTV’s Instagram Stories on May 30th and closing June 3rd; the winner will be revealed live in show. 
  • MTV Digital additionally revealed its first multi-platform “Who Did It Butter?” Creator Livestream on Friday, June 3rd at 4PM ET, which will air simultaneously across MTV’s Facebook,TwitterInstagramTikTok and YouTube. Additional details below. 

o   ABOUT DJ SNOOPADELIC: An Entertainment Industry Mogul, Snoop Dogg has reigned for nearly three decades as an unparalleled force who has raised the bar as a globally recognized innovator.  Snoop Dogg is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, DJ, media personality, businessman and Icon. In addition to his extensive work in music, Snoop Dogg is a serial entrepreneur with endeavors in Web 3.0 tech, entertainment, lifestyle, global consumer brands, food/beverage and cannabis industries.

  • MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS – SOCIAL CATEGORYMTV unveiled the return of social only category “Best Musical Moment (presented by SONIC® Drive-In)”; the 16 nominees are:

§  Bridgerton: “Wrecking Ball” 

§  Cinderella: “Million to One”

§  Cobra Kai: “The Moment of Truth” 

§  Emily in Paris: “Dynamite”

§  Encanto: “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” 

§  Euphoria: “Holding Out For a Hero”

§  Heartstopper: “Dance With Me” 

§  High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: “Rose Song”

§  House of Gucci: “Disco Fever” 

§  Halo: “Original Score”

§  Last Night in Soho: “Downtown”  

§  Peacemaker: “Do Ya Wanna Taste It?” 

§  Tick, Tick…BOOM!: “Therapy” 

§  Turning Red: “Nobody Like U” 

§  West Side Story: “America” 

§  Yellowjackets: “This Is How We Do It” 

  • “WHO DID IT BUTTER?” CREATIVE LIVESTREAM: Heading into Movie & TV Awards weekend, MTV will meet up with some of our favorite creators including Tefi, Boman Martinez-Reid, Ryan Mitchell and Mandii B to discuss their favorite movie and TV moments across topics like “Most Quotable Character,” “Friend Group I Wanna Join” and many others. They’ll duke it out to reveal “Who Did it Butter?” on Friday, June 3rd at 4pm ET. This marks MTV’s first multi-platform livestream to air simultaneously across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube!

o   The highly-anticipated 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards and Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED will air as an epic, one-night event honoring the brightest stars in movies and television.

o   Actress and musician Vanessa Hudgens (tick, tick…BOOM!) will host the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards LIVE from the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 5 at 8PM ET/PT.

o   Immediately following the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards, TV host Tayshia Adams will host the Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED, beginning at 10PM ET/PT, celebrating all things reality television. Over-the-top, funny and completely fresh, the night will celebrate the jaw-dropping, no-rules, drama-filled moments from our favorite reality shows. 

o   NOMINATIONS: MTV previously announced nominees for the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards and “Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED here. Highlights include: 

§  2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations:

·        Top Nominees: Spider-Man: No Way Home (7), Euphoria (6), The Batman (4)

·        First-Time NomineesInventing AnnaMoon KnightPam & TommyThe Adam Project, The Dropoutand The Lost City

·        New Categories: “Best Song” & “Here For The Hookup”

§  2022 Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED Nominations:

·        Top Nominees: RuPaul’s Drag Race (4), Selling Sunset (3), Summer House (3)

·        New Categories: “Best Reality Return,” “Best Music Documentary,” “Best Reality Romance” & “Best Reality Star” (presented by SONIC® Drive-In)

o   SIMULCASTS: Both events will simulcast across BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nick at Night, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1 and will also air internationally on MTV in over 170 countries; the MTV Movie & TV Awards will additionally simulcast on The CW. 

o   SPONSORS: Sponsors of the one-night celebration include SONIC® Drive-In and TOSTITOS™.

o   PRODUCTION CREDITSExecutive Producers for both MTV Movie & TV Awards and the Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED are MTV’s Bruce Gillmer, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa WhiteWolf and Den Of Thieves’ Jesse Ignjatovic and Barb Bialkowski. Jackie Barba and Alicia Portugal are Executives in Charge of Production and Lisa Lauricella serves as the Music Talent Executive for both events. 

o   MORE INFOFor updates and additional information, please visit, follow @MTV on FacebookInstagramTwitterTikTok and YouTube, use hashtag #MTVAwards and follow @MTVAwards on Facebook and Twitter.

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