MTV Movie Award for Next Generation
This is a following list of the MTV Movie Award winners and nominees for Best Breakthrough Performance. In many years, the awards were split into Male and Female categories. In 2011, it was renamed Best Breakout Star. In 2012, it was later renamed Best Breakthrough Performance but was turned into a non-voting category, where an academy of outstanding directors honors a silver screen newcomer with extraordinary talent. It was renamed in 2017 as Next Generation and was converted to a voting category.