Mackelmore Performance MTV Movie Awards 2013

It's been a pretty joyless evening at the MTV Movie Awards but smiles and laughter finally arrived when Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis took the stage to perform "Can't Hold Us." 

Instead of shots of the audience looking they were trying as hard as they possibly could to feign enjoyment, this time people like Kerry Washington were actually dancing and looking happy with life. Big upgrade, and a pretty good performance. Although Mackelmore's caped ensemble nearly outshone the whole number. Here's the track they performed:


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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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