Depp receives MTV Generation Award

Johnny Depp at the MTV Movie Awards.
Johnny Depp at the MTV Movie Awards. Bang ShowBiz

JOHNNY Depp was presented with the MTV Generation Award at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

The 'Dark Shadows' actor was introduced by Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry to received the award for his contributions to the film industry and for entertaining generations throughout his career.

After watching a montage of his films at the ceremony hosted by Russell Brand, Johnny joked: ''This is the get of the business award. Based on watching all of those clips there is clearly something wrong with me.''

The MTV Generation Award is the MTV Movie Awards' highest honour, with past recipients including Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers, Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey.

Johnny then surprised the star studded audience by strapping on his guitar and joining The Black Keys for a no-holds-barred rendition of the rock duo's 'Gold On the Ceiling'.

'The Hunger Games' was the big winner of the night, picking up gongs in four categories, Best Female and Best Male for Jennifer Lawrence and Joshua Hutcherson along with Best Fight and Best On-Screen Transformation.

'Bridesmaids' took home two awards, with Melissa McCarthy winning for Best Comedia Performance while the entire cast shared the Gut Wrenching Performance award for the scenes where food poisoning turned a wedding dress fitting in to a disaster.

Emma Watson picked up the Best Cast awards on behalf of her 'Harry Potter' co-stars while 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' was voted the winner in the Best Hero category.

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson took home her fourth-straight win in the Best Kiss category for 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1' while Jennifer Aniston was a surprise winner for Dirtbag of the Year for her role in 'Horrible Bosses'.

The audience was also treated to a sneak peak of 'The Dark Knight Rises,' introduced by director, writer and producer Christopher Nolan, along with cast members Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman.


Winners of the 2012 MTV Movie Awards

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Jennifer Lawrence - The Hunger Games

Josh Hutcherson - The Hunger Games

Shailene Woodley -The Descendant

Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Elizabeth Banks - The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig - The Hunger Games

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1


Jennifer Aniston - Horrible Bosses

Party Rock Anthem: LMFAO - 21 Jump Street

Topics:  celebrity entertainment johnny depp movies mtv music

Bushfire out of control north of Grafton

No Caption

Rural Fire Service and National Parks firefighters in action

Council's strategy to reduce impact of Maclean's bat problem

Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis and Clarence Valley Council Mayor Jim Simmons talk at the bottom of Hillcrest where the bats population has taken over the trees. Clarence Valley Council has received a grant from the state government to manage the bat population in the area.

New seats stop school kids from 'getting splattered by bat poo'

Natalie returns home to perform at the Country Muster

Natalie Davidson will perform at the Clarence Valley Country Muster on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

There will be one local face on stage at this years country muster

Local Partners

Hear Ken Done speak at Grafton gallery

Fresh from judging this year's Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award, legendary Australian artist Ken Done will give a talk at the Grafton Regional Gallery.

2016 a life changing year for Kasey Chambers

Kasey Chambers will perform at the Grafton District Services Club on November 5.

"I feel like I have a new voice in my life."

Huge lineup of live entertainment this Jacaranda weekend

The Rocky Horror Dinner and Show is set for the Grafton District Service Club on Saturday night.

Entertainment hots up as Jacaranda fever strikes

Sister's leukaemia fight inspires Courtney to get UGLY

Courtney and Siobhan Hoy.

Top prizes include two days labour from Grafton Ghosts captain-coach

The Bachelorette fans rally around devastated Matty J

The Bachelorette runner-up Matty Johnson.

CALLS for reality dating show's runner-up to be the next Bachelor.

RECAP: The Bachelorette S2E12 - the finale

Georgia Love pictured in a scene from The Bachelorette finale.

GEORGIA chooses Lee and leaves Matty J heartbroken.

The Bachelorette finale: Georgia declares her love for Lee

Georgia Love with The Bachelorette winner Lee Elliott.

MATTY J left heartbroken in emotional grand final.

2016 a life changing year for Kasey Chambers

Kasey Chambers will perform at the Grafton District Services Club on November 5.

"I feel like I have a new voice in my life."

Tom Cruise credits success to Scientology

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise credits his success to Scientology

Hacksaw Ridge leads AACTA Awards nominations

Andrew Garfield and Teresa Palmer in a scene from the movie Hacksaw Ridge.

MEL Gibson's wartime drama opens in cinemas next week.

Want to own one of Australia's best restaurants?

TOP GONG: Mooloolaba Spice Bar has been named in TripAdvisor's Top 10 Australian restaurants for 2016.

Here's your chance to pick up one of the Coast's favourite eateries

Maclean's highest house sale this decade

SOLD: Ray White real estate agent Alan Bruchert has just put a new sticker on Maclean's most expensive house to sell in a decade.

Unique riverfront home sells for more than $920,000

Tough times in CBD: Woolies says goodbye Ipswich

Woolworths in the Ipswich Mall.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

The last day of trading will be January 1

Look at me! Kath and Kim home up for sale

Kath and Kim from the iconic Aussie TV series.

'Crack open the Baileys and grab a box of BBQ Shapes'

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

UNREAL: This Maleny estate is incredible.

12-bedroom hinterland horse stud still available

Hit songwriter's Noosa mansion on market

SPECIAL PLACE: The Cintamani estate is going to tender, marketed by Tom Offermann Real Estate.

Is this Queensland's best property?