TODAY   |  April 14, 2014

Efron’s shirt gets ripped off at MTV Movie Awards

TODAY’s Carson Daly brings you highlights from the MTV Movie Awards, including actor Zac Efron showing off his toned chest.

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>>> this morning on google is, of course, the mtv movie awards . in case you didn't stay up, it was filled with plenty of celebrity fashion, stage-rocking performances and touching tributes.

>> and the 2014 movie of the

year is -- "the hunger games: catching fire."

>> suffice to say, this is not the oscars. as the second installment of "the hunger games" series won top prize at last night's mtv movie awards with its stars jennifer lawrence winning best female performance and josh hutcherson voted best male performer.

>> this is so cool.

>> the award show known for its unique categories like best kiss --

>> thank you. yeah, i feel like i really worked hard for this.

>> and best fight.

>> thank you very much.

>> handed out a golden popcorn trophy to zac efron for best shirtless performance.

>> thank you so much to my fans.

>> and accepting the award in true mtv fashion, he bared it all onstage. conan o'brien hosted the awards that cater to a younger audience who vote for the winners.

>> the stage doubles as a commercial for adderall, but it's appropriate. fire, explosions, and rap music . all things you associate with conan o'brien.

>> the fast-paced show took a somber turn with a special tribute to paul walker , the star of "the fast and furious" films, who died in a fiery car crash last november.

>> the world saw his magic on screen. the world saw his philanthropic endeavors. yet i wish the world could have seen how special a brother he was.

>> and while one of the more memorable moments of ceremony included mark wahlberg being presented with the generation award --

>> i know what this really means.