Depp celebrates MTV win with Black Keys stunner (+photos)

Johnny Depp performs with The Black Keys during the MTV Movie Awards. Photo / AP
Johnny Depp performs with The Black Keys during the MTV Movie Awards. Photo / AP

Johnny Depp celebrated his Generation Award win at the MTV Movie Awards by rocking out with the Black Keys.

The Dark Shadows actor was introduced by Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry to receive 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, Depp joked: "This is the get out 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.

Depp 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 Transormation.

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:

Movie of the year: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
Best female performance: Jennifer Lawrence - The Hunger Games
Best male performance: Josh Hutcherson - The Hunger Games
Breakthrough performance: Shailene Woodley - The Descendant
Best comedic performance: Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids
Best cast: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Best on-screen transformation: Elizabeth Banks - The Hunger Games
Best fight: Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs Alexander Ludwig - The Hunger Games
Best kiss: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
Best gut-wrenching performance: Bridesmaids
Best on-screen dirtbag: Jennifer Aniston - Horrible Bosses
Best music: Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO - 21 Jump Street

- Bang! Showbiz

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