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CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 14:  Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on April 14, 2013 in Culver City, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 14: Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on April 14, 2013 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Melissa McCarthy takes home highest honour at the MTV Movie Awards, See winners list

Mfonobong Akpan

The 2016 MTV Movie Awards took place Saturday April 9 at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California. The night also marked the 25th anniversary of the MTV Movie Awards. The awards was hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart.

Melissa McCarthy made history, becoming the first woman to receive the Comedic Genius Award. The highest honour at the MTV Movie Awards. See the winners..

Movie of the Year: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

MTV Generation Award: Will Smith

Comedic Genius Award: Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy takes home highest honour at the MTV Movie Awards, See winners list

Best Male Performance: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Best Female Performance: Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road

Breakthrough Performance: Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

True Story: Straight Outta Compton

Melissa McCarthy takes home highest honour at the MTV Movie Awards, See winners list

Documentary: Amy

Best Comedic Performance: Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best Fight: Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) vs. Ajax (Ed Skrein), Deadpool

Best Kiss: Rebel Wilson & Adam DeVine, Pitch Perfect 2

Best Villain: Adam Driver, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Melissa McCarthy takes home highest honour at the MTV Movie Awards, See winners list

Best Action Performance: Chris Pratt, Jurassic World

Best Virtual Performance: Amy Poehler, Inside Out

Ensemble Cast: Pitch Perfect 2

Best Hero: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2