Here’s What the MTV Movie Awards Looked Like 16 Years Ago

When 'Diddy' was 'Puffy' and DMB topped the charts

Recording artist Christina Aguilera arrives at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards June 2, 2001 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. Chris Weeks/Getty Images

On Sunday May 7, MTV will air the 25th MTV Movie Awards. And this year, for the first time in its history, it’ll give out trophies for TV as well. As we gear up for one of the entertainment industry’s biggest nights, we’re taking a look back at the past―2001, to be exact.

The 2001 MTV Movie Awards were held on June 2, 2001 and were hosted by Jimmy Fallon and Kirsten Dunst. 

Kirsten Dunst and Jimmy Fallon perform at opening of the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

This was Aaliyah’s last appearance at the Movie Awards before her tragic death two months later in a plane crash in the Bahamas after shooting her “Rock The Boat” music video.

Christina Aguilera, Mya, Pink and Lil’ Kim performed the 2001 summer megahit, “Lady Marmalade” from Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge.

Pink, Lil’ Kim, Mya and Christina Aguilera perform ‘Lady Marmalade’ at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Sean Patrick Thomas and Julia Stiles won best kiss for their smooch scene in Save the Last Dance.  

Sean Patrick Thomas and Julia Stiles won Best Kiss at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Cameron Diaz took home an award for her legendary dancing in Charlie’s Angels.

Cameron Diaz with award for best dance sequence for Charlie’s Angels at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The Virgin Suicides director Sophia Coppola took home an award for Best New Filmmaker.

Sofia Coppola received the Best New Filmmaker award at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Zhang Ziyi won the award for Best Fight.

Taiwanese actress Zhang Zihi poses with her award for Best Fight Sequence for “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards.

Dave Matthews Band performed their now classic hit “The Space Between.”

Star of NBC’s This Is Us, Mandy Moore, was just 17 years old.

Recording artist Mandy Moore arrives at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Chris Weeks/Getty Images

Diddy was still known as Puffy.

Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs (L) and rocker-actor Tommy Lee clown around backstage at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Lucy Nicholson/AFP/Getty Images

Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani work the red carpet.

Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani arrive at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards.

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Here’s What the MTV Movie Awards Looked Like 16 Years Ago