2017 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations


On August 27th 2017, MTV will hold their yearly Video Music Awards. Kendrick Lamar has 8 nominations including Video Of The Year, Artist of the Year, Best Hip Hop and more. The Weeknd has been nominated for five awards, and i’m not sure why Kodak Black is nominated for “Best New Artist”.

Video Of The Year
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”
Alessia Cara, “Scars To Your Beautiful”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”
The Weeknd, “Reminder”

Artist Of The Year
Bruno Mars
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran
Ariana Grande
The Weeknd
Lorde

Best New Artist
Khalid
Kodak Black
SZA
Young M.A
Julia Michaels
Noah Cyrus

Check out the rest of the list after the break.

Best Hip-Hop
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Big Sean, “Bounce Back”
Chance the Rapper, “Same Drugs”
D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad & Boujee”
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”

Best Collaboration
Charlie Puth feat. Selena Gomez, “We Don’t Talk Anymore”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”
D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean, “Feels”
Zayn and Taylor Swift, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”

Best Dance
Zedd and Alessia Cara, “Stay”
Kygo and Selena Gomez, “It Ain’t Me”
Calvin Harris, “My Way”
Major Lazer feat. Justin Bieber and MØ, “Cold Water”
Afrojack feat. Ty Dolla $ign, “Gone”
Best Rock
Coldplay, “A Head Full of Dreams”
Fall Out Boy, “Young And Menace”
Twenty One Pilots, “Heavydirtysoul”
Green Day, “Bang Bang”
Foo Fighters, “Run”

Best Pop
Shawn Mendes, “Treat You Better”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”
Harry Styles, “Sign Of The Times”
Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane, “Down”
Katy Perry feat. Skip Marley, “Chained To The Rhythm”
Miley Cyrus, “Malibu”

Best Fight Against The System
Logic feat. Damian Lemar Hudson, “Black SpiderMan”
The Hamilton Mixtape, “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”
Big Sean, “Light”
Alessia Cara, “Scars To Your Beautiful”
Taboo feat. Shailene Woodley, “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL”
John Legend, “Surefire”

Best Cinematography
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Scott Cunningham)
Imagine Dragons, “Thunder” (Matthew Wise)
Ed Sheeran, “Castle On The Hill” (Steve Annis)
DJ Shadow feat. Run The Jewels, “Nobody Speak” (David Proctor)
Halsey, “Now or Never” (Kristof Brandl)

Best Direction
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Spencer Graves)
Bruno Mars, “24K Magic” (Alex Delgado)
Katy Perry feat.Migos, “Bon Appetit” (Natalie Groce)
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts” (Damian Fyffe)
The Weeknd, “Reminder” (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: Christo Anesti)

Best Visual Effects
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”(Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall)
A Tribe Called Quest, “Dis Generation” (Company: Bemo/Lead: Brandon Hirzel)
KYLE feat. Lil Yachty, “iSpy” (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)
Katy Perry feat. Skip Marley, “Chained To The Rhythm” (Company: MIRADA)
Harry Styles, “Sign Of The Times” (Company: ONE MORE/Lead: Cédric Nivoliez)

Best Choreography
Kanye West, “Fade” (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek ‘Bentley’ Watkins)
Ariana Grande feat. Nicki Minaj, “Side To Side” (Brian & Scott Nicholson)
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers)
Sia, “The Greatest” (Ryan Heffington)
Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane, “Down” (Sean Bankhead)

Best Editing
Future, “Mask Off” (Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)
Young Thug, “Wyclef Jean” (Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini)
Lorde, “Green Light” (Nate Gross of Exile Edit)
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer” (Jennifer Kennedy)
The Weeknd, “Reminder” (Red Barbaza)

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