Best: The Gender-Free Acting Award
"The only distinction we should be making when it comes to awards is between each outstanding performance," said Billions' star Asia Kate Dillon as she presented the trophy for Best Actor in a Movie. This year, MTV decided to consider men and women simultaneously in this category – a simple but radical switch. And when Emma Watson won the award for her role in Beauty and the Beast, she underlined the importance of breaking down such distinctions. "The first acting award in history that doesn't separate nominees based on their sex says something about how we perceive the human experience," she declared. "… Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits." Bravo.