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Who will you vote for to win “FANDOM OF THE YEAR” and “SHIP OF THE YEAR” at San Diego Comic-Con MTV Fandom Awards 2016?

MTV today announced the nominees for “Fandom of the Year,” presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy, which will feature 32 nominees going head-to-head across multiple platforms in a special social tournament spanning movies, TV dramas, TV comedies and, for the first time ever, video games. MTV also announced nominees for “Ship of the Year,” presented by FDA, celebrating the relationships that fandoms are dying to see. We can’t help it as fans since we get sucked into and drawn into the worlds surrounding our favourite characters so we can’t help but root for them. Looking at social media, I have to agree that certain relationships deserve our attention and fandom love including Clexa (Lexa and Clarke from The 100), then again I could be biased as I am a big fan of the TV series  The 100 and Lexa still is one of my favourite characters from the series. Lexa’s relationship with Clarke developed organically and didn’t feel forced which is why it worked. Yes I hope that Clexa wins ‘Ship of the Year.’ Who do you think should win?

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The awards will be handed out at the third annual “MTV Fandom Awards,” which will take place alongside the “MTV Fandom Fest” at Petco Park on Thursday, July 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. PT, leading into the 8:00 p.m. PT taping of the awards.  The show will air on Sunday, July 24, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

MTV Fandom

The multiplatform, social-first approach to “Fandom of the Year” voting will charge fans from the 32 fandoms across each of the four categories to put their loyalties to the test with tournament-style voting across Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr and Twitter.  Voting is now open on Facebook with all 32 nominees.  To cast a vote, fans must share their favorite nominee image. On July 13, the 16 nominees with the most shares will move on to the next voting round, which will be announced at 2:00 pm ET that day.

Fans can keep track of voting through all rounds at fandomoftheyear.mtv.com.   

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Through an exclusive partnership with Tumblr, votes for “Ship of the Year,” will be cast solely on Tumblr.  MTV will launch a unique post for each of the nominees on the MTV Tumblr page, with the winner determined by the post with the largest vote count. vote now for ship of the year by liking and reblogging your otp here on tumblr! remember, notes = votes, so  be sure to show your favorite ship some love and tune into the 2016 @mtvfandom awards on July 24th at 8/7c to see who wins!

This year’s nominees include: “Olicity” (Oliver + Felicity, “Arrow”)

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“Stucky” (Steve + Bucky, Captain America: Civil War)

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“Stormpilot” (Finn + Poe, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens )

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“Stydia” (Stiles + Lydia, “Teen Wolf”)

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“Clexa” (Clarke + Lexa, “The 100”)

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“Westallen” (Iris West + Barry Allen, “The Flash”)

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 “Malec” (Magnus Bane + Alec Lightwood, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments)

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The complete list of nominees for the 2016 “MTV Fandom Awards” follows:

FANDOM OF THE YEAR – Presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy

MOVIES

 

  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Deadpool
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E
  • Mazerunner: The Scorch Trials
  • Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  • X-Men: Apocalypse

TV DRAMAS

 

  • “Arrow”
  • “The Flash”
  • “Game of Thrones”
  • “Pretty Little Liars”
  • “Supernatural”
  • “Teen Wolf”
  • “The Walking Dead”
  • “The 100”

TV COMEDIES

 

  • “Broad City”
  • “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”
  • “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”
  • “New Girl”
  • “Orange is the New Black”
  • “Silicon Valley”
  • “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • “Younger”

VIDEO GAMES

 

  • Dragon Age – Dragon Age: Inquisition Trespasser DLC
  • Fallout – Fallout 4
  • Fire Emblem – Fire Emblem Fates
  • League of Legends
  • The Legend of Zelda – The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
  • Pokémon – Pokken Tournament
  • Undertale
  • World of Warcraft

SHIP OF THE YEAR

 

  • “Arrow” – “Olicity” (Oliver + Felicity)
  • Captain America: Civil War – “Stucky” (Steve + Bucky)
  • Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens – “Stormpilot” (Finn + Poe)
  • “Teen Wolf” – “Stydia” (Stiles + Lydia)
  • “The 100” – “Clexa” (Clarke + Lexa)
  • “The Flash” – “Westallen” (Iris West + Barry Allen)
  • Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments – “Malec” (Magnus Bane + Alec Lightwood)

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED CATEGORIES

BEST NEW FANDOM OF THE YEAR

 

  • Hamilton
  • Jessica Jones
  • “Mr. Robot”
  • “Scream”
  • Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
  • Suicide Squad

FAN FREAK OUT OF THE YEAR

 

  • “Game of Thrones” – Resurrection of Jon Snow
  • “Mr. Robot” – Mr. Robot revealed
  • “The Walking Dead” – Glenn’s Death Scare
  • “Pretty Little Liars” – Spencer and Caleb Hook Up
  • “The 100” – RIP Lexa
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Death Of A Legend

BANDOM OF THE YEAR

 

  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • The 1975
  • All Time Low
  • Panic! At the Disco
  • Pierce the Veil
  • Twenty One Pilots

ANIMATION FANDOM OF THE YEAR

 

  • “Adventure Time”
  • “Gravity Falls”
  • Inside Out
  • “Rick and Morty”
  • “Steven Universe”
  • Zootopia

BEST REVIVAL FANDOM OF THE YEAR

 

  • “Baywatch” (Series) / Baywatch (Film)
  • “Gilmore Girls” / “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”
  • Harry Potter / Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • “High School Musical” / “High School Musical 4: Wild and Knights”
  • “Full House” / “Fuller House”
  • “The X-Files”

For even more, follow the show @MTVFandom check us out on Tumblr or visit FandomAwards.MTV.com

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