Superhero movie Black Panther scored a leading seven nominations for the MTV Movie & TV awards, delivering a knockout punch to box-office blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War.
Black Panther got nominations for Chadwick Boseman as both best hero and best performance, as well as Michael B. Jordan (best villain), Letitia Wright (scene stealer), best fight for the battle between Boseman's Black Panther and Winston Duke's M'Baku, and best movie.
Supernatural television show Stranger Things landed six nominations including a best performance nomination for 14 year-old Millie Bobby Brown who will also compete in the fan favourite best kiss category.
The youth-oriented TV network has again placed men and women together in performance categories in a move to embrace equality and gender fluidity.
The MTV awards show is to be held in June in Los Angeles.