Russell Brand hosted the 2012 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, June 3. The award show took place live from Los Angeles.
The night kicked off with a performance by the band FUN. They sang their very popular song “We Are Young”.
After the performance, Brand made jokes about recent celebrity gossip, such as, Kim Kardashian dating Kanye West and Justin Bieber allegedly beating up paparazzi.
Then Brand made his jokes, the award show began.
There was a Hunger Games vs. Twilight theme throughout the entire night.
Cast members from both movies won multiple awards; however, Hunger Games seemed to be winning more awards then any other movie this year.
Voting for the ‘Movie of the Year’ award was open throughout most of the night; both Hunger Games and Twilight were up for the award.
Even though Hunger Games did so well throughout the entire show, Twilight ended up winning the ‘Movie of the Year award’, which was the biggest award of the night.
There were numerous performances throughout the night, including one by the ‘2012 Generation Award’ winner Johnny Depp, who performed on stage with the Black Keys.
Actress Emma Stone received the ‘Trailblazer’ award, giving an inspirational and emotional speech.
At the end of the award show, scenes from the upcoming film, The Dark Night Rises were shown for the first time and the audience seemed to really enjoy it.
If you missed the 2012 MTV Movie Awards, you can check out the full show, along with highlights and pictures on mtv.com