2012 MTV Movie Awards nominees announced
The nominees have been announced for the 21st annual MTV Movie Awards and "Bridesmaids" and "The Hunger Games" are in the top with eight nominations apiece including Movie of the Year, Best Female Performance and Best Cast.

"21 Jump Street" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" are close behind with six nominations each. Also fighting for the golden popcorns are "The Help" and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 1," both nominated for Movie of the Year.

MTV announced the nominees Monday, April 30th, and for the first time ever the nominees were selected by a panel of actors, producers, agents and industry tastemakers. Six new categories were added this year as well, such as "Best Gut-Wrenching Performance," "Best Kiss," and "Best On-Screen Dirt Bag."

The voting opened to the public today, Tuesday, and will remain open through Saturday, June 2. To vote visit: http://www.mtv.com/ontv/movieawards/2012/

The MTV Movie Awards will take place Sunday, June 3 at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City and broadcasted live at 9 p.m. ET on MTV.

The full list of nominees:

The Hunger Games
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
The Help
Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1
Emma Stone - Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Emma Watson - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Jennifer Lawrence - The Hunger Games
Kristen Wiig - Bridesmaids
Rooney Mara - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo