On Monday, the fan-selected nominees were announced for this year's MTV Movie Awards. Naturally, the news spread all over the Web like wildfire. But, as it turns out, it wasn't just us common folk who were eager to weigh in on the results.
"I got nominated for an MTV award!!!!" Miley Cyrus gushed on her Twitter page. "Yayyy :)"
The "Hannah Montana: The Movie" star was nominated for "Breakthrough Performance Female," as well as the brand-new category of "Best Song From a Movie" for her hit single "The Climb." She directed her loyal fans to the page where they could vote for her.
As Miley and her fans flooded our voting site, other nominees were finding it equally hard to contain their enthusiasm. "OMG just found out I'm nominated for breakthrough female MTV Movie Award!!!!!!!" "High School Musical 3" star Ashley Tisdale wrote on her Twitter page. "Aaahhh, I am so excited this is my first nomination!"
Tisdale also directed her followers to the MTV site to help decide her race against Miley, Vanessa Hudgens, Freida Pinto and Kat Dennings. "Thanks so much to all the fans who helped me get nominated and please keep voting!" Tisdale Tweeted later. "I love you guys."
"Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" star Dennings also weighed in, Tweeting about her selection as a Breakthrough Female Performance Female contender opposite Tisdale: "MTV Movie Award nom ... awww."
Then there was "17 Again" star Thomas Lennon, who took time out from talking about Zac Efron to tell the world that he was thrilled to be recognized for his "I Love You, Man" smooch with another veteran funnyman. "Paul Rudd and I just got nominated for BEST KISS in the MTV Movie Awards!" the "Reno 911!" actor Tweeted, urging his followers to help him battle it out with fellow kissers Vanessa Hudgens/ Zac Efron, Kristen Stewart/ Robert Pattinson, James Franco/ Sean Penn, Freida Pinto/ Dev Patel and Angelina Jolie/ James McAvoy. "Vote for us!"
Will the vampires grab more trophies than the slumdog? What was the year's ultimate onscreen WTF moment? It's up to you to decide the winners of the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Vote now, and tune in on May 31 at 9 p.m. ET, when the big show airs live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.
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