In the film category, men and women are equally matched in terms of nominations, with Get Out's lead Daniel Kaluuya facing up against Beauty and the Beast's Emma Watson.
A complete list of the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Award nominations follows.
Singer Adam Devine will host the awards, which will take place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on May 7.
"We're living in a golden age of content, and great storytelling and characters resonate regardless of whether you're watching it in a theater or on TV", Chris McCarthy, president of MTV, said in a statement.
And when it comes to the Best Actors in a Show (TV and streaming) award, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Gina Rodriguez, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Mandy Moore, and Millie Bobby Brown will all be facing off against each other.
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The 32-year-old actress shared a throwback photo on Thursday of her 2002 MTV Movie Award - until this year's ceremony, the show has not included TV shows among the nominees - for Breakthrough Female Performance in A Walk to Remember.
Psychological race-centric horror Get Out earned six nominations for the awards show on May 7th, while Beauty and the Beast and Stranger Things pulled in four nominations each.
MTV's annual awards show will have gender-neutral categories for the first time. Winners are chosen by fans voting online.
Comedian-turned-director Jordan Peele's hit has received nods for Movie of the Year, Best Villain, Best Fight Against the System, Best Actor in a Movie, Next Generation and Best Duo.