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MTV Announces Nominations For The 2017 VMAs


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Here are the nominations for the upcoming 2017 Video Music Awards.



MTV announced the nominees for the 2017 VMAs via Instagram Live. Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations, including Video of the Year for “HUMBLE.,” Artist of the Year, and Best Hip-Hop. Katy Perry and The Weeknd scored five nominations apiece. It's worth noting the VMAs have introduced a 'Best Fight Against The System' category, and dropped any gender-specific awards.

See the full list below:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful”
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & 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

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

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

BEST HIP HOP
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
Chance the Rapper – “Same Drugs”
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad & Boujee”
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne – “I’m The One”

BEST DANCE
Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”
Kygo x Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me”
Calvin Harris – “My Way”
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and MØ – “Cold Water”
Afrojack ft. 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 FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM
Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson – “Black SpiderMan”
The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”
Big Sean – “Light”
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful”
Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL”
John Legend – “Surefire”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Imagine Dragons – “Thunder”
Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill”
DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels – “Nobody Speak”
Halsey – “Now or Never”

BEST DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful”
The Weeknd – “Reminder”

BEST ART DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit”
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
The Weeknd – “Reminder”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation”
KYLE ft. Lil Yachty – “iSpy”
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”
Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Kanye West – “Fade”
Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Sia – “The Greatest”
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”

BEST EDITING
Future – “Mask Off”
Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean”
Lorde – “Green Light”
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer”
The Weeknd – “Reminder”

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Video of the Year 
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) 
Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Atlantic Records) 
Alessia Cara - "Scars To Your Beautiful" (Def Jam) 
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts" (Epic Records/We The Best)
The Weeknd - "Reminder" (XO/Republic Records)

Artist of the Year 
Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records) 
Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) 
Ed Sheeran (Atlantic Records) 
Ariana Grande (Republic Records)
The Weeknd (XO/Republic Records) 
Lorde (Republic Records) 

Best New Artist
Khalid (RCA Records) 
Kodak Black (Atlantic Records)
SZA (TDE/RCA Records) 
Young M.A (3D) 
Julia Michaels (Republic Records) 
Noah Cyrus (Records) 

Best Collaboration 
Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez - "We Don't Talk Anymore" (Atlantic Records) 
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts" (Epic Records/We The Best) 
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty - "Broccoli" (Atlantic Records) 
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey - "Closer" (Disruptor Records/Columbia Records) 
Calvin Harris ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean - "Feels" (Columbia Records) 
Zayn & Taylor Swift - "I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)" (Republic Records)

Best Pop 
Shawn Mendes - "Treat You Better" (Island Records) 
Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You" (Asylum/Atlantic Records) 
Harry Styles - "Sign Of The Times" (Columbia Records) 
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane - "Down" (Syco Music/Epic Records) 
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Capitol Records) 
Miley Cyrus - "Malibu" (RCA Records) 

Best Hip Hop 
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Big Sean - "Bounce Back" (Def Jam) 
Chance the Rapper - "Same Drugs" (Chance the Rapper LLC) 
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty - "Broccoli" (Atlantic Records) 
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert - "Bad & Boujee" (300 Entertainment) 
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne - "I'm The One" (Epic Records/We The Best) 

Best Dance 
Zedd and Alessia Cara - "Stay" (Interscope) 
Kygo x Selena Gomez - "It Ain't Me" (Ultra/Interscope)
Calvin Harris - "My Way" (Columbia Records) 
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and MØ - "Cold Water" (Mad Decent) 
Afrojack ft. Ty Dolla $ign - "Gone" (Wall Recordings/Latium/RCA Records)
 
Best Rock 
Coldplay - "A Head Full of Dreams" (Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Fall Out Boy - "Young And Menace" (Island) 
Twenty One Pilots - "Heavydirtysoul" (Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records) 
Green Day - "Bang Bang" (Warner Bros. Records) 
Foo Fighters - "Run" (RCA Records)
 
Best Fight Against the System 
Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson - "Black SpiderMan" (Race & LGBTQ) (Def Jam)
The Hamilton Mixtape - "Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)" (Immigration) (Atlantic Records)
Big Sean - "Light" (Race) (Def Jam)
Alessia Cara - "Scars To Your Beautiful" (Body image) (Def Jam)
Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley - "Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL" (Environment)
John Legend - "Surefire" (Immigration & Anti-Muslim hate) (Columbia Records)
 
Best Cinematography 
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Scott Cunningham) 
Imagine Dragons - "Thunder" (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope) (Matthew Wise)
Ed Sheeran - "Castle On The Hill" (Asylum/Atlantic Records) (Steve Annis) 
DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels - "Nobody Speak" (Mass Appeal Records LLC) (David Proctor) 
Halsey - "Now or Never" (Astralwerks/Capitol) (Kristof Brandl)

Best Direction 
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Dave Meyers & the little homies) 
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Capitol Records) (Mathew Cullen)
Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Atlantic Records)  (Cameron Duddy & Bruno Mars) 
Alessia Cara - "Scars To Your Beautiful" (Def Jam) (Aaron A)
The Weeknd - "Reminder" (XO/Republic Records) (Glenn Michael)

Best Art Direction 
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Spencer Graves)
Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Atlantic Records) (Alex Delgado) 
Katy Perry ft. Migos - "Bon Appetit" (Capitol Records) (Natalie Groce) 
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts" (Epic Records/We The Best) (Damian Fyffe)
The Weeknd - "Reminder" (XO/Republic Records) (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: Christo Anesti)

Best Visual Effects 
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall)
A Tribe Called Quest - "Dis Generation" (Epic Records) (Company: Bemo/Lead: Brandon Hirzel) 
KYLE ft. Lil Yachty - "iSpy" (Atlantic Records) (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Capitol Records) (Company: MIRADA)
Harry Styles - "Sign Of The Times" (Columbia Records) (Company: ONE MORE/Lead: Cédric Nivoliez)
 
Best Choreography 
Kanye West - "Fade" (Def Jam) (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek ‘Bentley' Watkins) 
Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj - "Side To Side" (Republic Records) (Brian & Scott Nicholson) 
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)  (Dave Meyers) 
Sia - "The Greatest" (Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records) (Ryan Heffington)
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane - "Down" (Syco Music/Epic Records) (Sean Bankhead)
 
Best Editing 
Future - "Mask Off" (Epic Records/Freebandz/A1) (Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)
Young Thug - "Wyclef Jean" (300 Entertainment/Atlantic Records) (Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini)
Lorde - "Green Light" (Republic Records) (Nate Gross of Exile Edit) 
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey - "Closer" (Disruptor Records/Columbia Records) (Jennifer Kennedy) 
The Weeknd - "Reminder" (XO/Republic Records) (Red Barbaza)

some of these nominations tho :wyd:

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