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It looks like a battle between Twilight and Slumdog Millionaire at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Twilight (7) and Slumdog (6) — joined in the Best Movie race with High School Musical 3, Iron Man and The Dark Knight — topped the nominations for the May 31 event, which will be hosted by Andy Samberg, Two new races have been introduced this year: Best WTF Moment and Best Song From a Movie. Best Summer Movie So Far, which earned Iron Man its first award last year, has been axed from the lineup.

BEST MOVIE
The Dark Knight
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Iron Man
Slumdog Millionaire
Twilight

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE
Angelina Jolie – Wanted
Anne Hathaway – Bride Wars
Kate Winslet – The Reader
Kristen Stewart – Twilight
Taraji P. Henson – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE
Christian Bale – The Dark Knight
Robert Downey Jr. – Iron Man
Shia LaBeouf – Eagle Eye
Vin Diesel – Fast & Furious
Zac Efron – High School Musical 3: Senior Year

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE FEMALE
Amanda Seyfried – Mamma Mia!
Ashley Tisdale – High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Freida Pinto – Slumdog Millionaire
Miley Cyrus – Hannah Montana: The Movie
Vanessa Hudgens – High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Kat Dennings – Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE MALE
Robert Pattinson – Twilight
Taylor Lautner – Twilight
Ben Barnes – The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire
Bobb’e J. Thompson – Role Models

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Amy Poehler – Baby Mama
Anna Faris – The House Bunny
James Franco – Pineapple Express
Jim Carrey – Yes Man
Steve Carell – Get Smart

BEST VILLAIN
Derek Mears – Friday The 13th
Dwayne Johnson – Get Smart
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Johnathon Schaech – Prom Night
Luke Goss – Hellboy II: The Golden Army

BEST FIGHT
Anne Hathaway vs. Kate Hudson – Bride Wars
Christian Bale vs. Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Ron Perlman vs. Luke Goss – Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Robert Pattinson vs. Cam Gigandet – Twilight
Seth Rogen and James Franco vs. Danny McBride – Pineapple Express

BEST KISS
Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy – Wanted
Freida Pinto and Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire
James Franco and Sean Penn – Milk
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson – Twilight
Paul Rudd and Thomas Lennon – I Love You, Man
Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron – High School Musical 3: Senior Year

BEST WTF MOMENT (New Category)
Amy Poehler – Baby Mama, Peeing In the Sink
Angelina Jolie – Wanted, Curved Bullet Kill
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar – Slumdog Millionaire, Jumping in the Poop Shed
Ben Stiller – Tropic Thunder, Tasting the Decapitated Head
Jason Segel and Kristen Bell – Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Naked Break-Up

BEST SONG FROM A MOVIE
“Jai Ho” – AR Raham, Slumdog Millionaire
“The Wrestler” – Bruce Springsteen, The Wrestler
“The Climb” – Miley Cyrus, Hannah Montana: The Movie
“Decode” – Paramore, Twilight