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MTV Movie and TV Awards: Olivia Rodrigo, Vanessa Hudgens hit a sunny red carpet, Jennifer Lopez honoured with Generation Award

Jennifer Lopez told the crowd: "You're only as good as the people you work with, and if you're lucky, they make you better." (Reuters: Mario Anzuoni)

The MTV Movie and TV Awards have returned for another year, with stars hitting a sunlit red carpet ahead of a ceremony celebrating some of the industry's best.

An emotional Jennifer Lopez received the Generation Award, which celebrates actors whose diverse contributions in both film and television have turned them into household names.

Jack Black's career was also lauded, with star winning the Comedic Genius Award, which he accepted by appearing on stage dressed as a panda before throwing himself into a full body roll.

This year's ceremony, hosted by Vanessa Hudgens, saw Spider-Man: No Way Home beat Dune and The Batman to win Best Movie, with leading man Tom Holland taking home the award for Best Performance.

Meanwhile, his girlfriend Zendaya took home the popcorn trophy for Best Performance in a show for her role in Euphoria, while her co-star Sydney Sweeney accepted the award for Best Fight for Cassie and Maddy's iconic showdown.

Paris Hilton won Best Reality Return for Cooking with Paris and Paris with Love, while Olivia Rodrigo won Best Music Documentary for Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2 u.

But enough about the awards! Let's see who won the red carpet.  

Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo, wearing vintage Jean Paul Gaultier, beat Janet Jackson and The Beatles to win the Best Music Documentary category. (Reuters: David Swanson)

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens walked the red carpet in a blue Vera Wang dress before hosting the awards.  (Reuters: David Swanson)

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez received the Generation Award, and also won the popcorn trophy for Best Song for On My Way (Marry Me). (Reuters: David Swanson)

Sydney Sweeney

Sydney Sweeney, wearing Miu Miu, accepted the award for Best Fight between Cassie and Maddy from Euphoria, beating out brawls from Black Widow and Spider-Man: No Way Home. (AP: Richard Shotwell/Invision)

Sofia Carson

Singer and actor Sofia Carson.  (AP: Richard Shotwell/Invision)

Jenna Ortega

Jenna Ortega won Most Frightened Performance for her role in Scream.  (AP: Richard Shotwell/Invision)

Lana Condor

Lana Condor made a statement on the red carpet in a head-to-toe fuchsia look from Valentino.  (AP: Richard Shotwell/Invision)

Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi

Swae Lee, who performed Tupelo Shuffle from the upcoming Elvis biopic, walked the red carpet with Slim Jxmmi.  (AP: Richard Shotwell/Invision)

Sophia Di Martino

Sophia Di Martino's role in Loki earned her the Breakthrough Performance gong. She also picked up the Best Team Award with Loki co-stars Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson.  (AP: Richard Shotwell/Invision)
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