News | Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry & The Weeknd Lead Nominations for 2017 "MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS" : aforadio.com


MTV announced nominations for the 2017 "MTV Video Music Awards" with Kendrick Lamar scoring the most of the year with eight nominations for his video "HUMBLE". Katy Perry and The Weeknd are tied for five nominations each. 

Building on the critical acclaim of the non-gendered categories at the 2017 "MTV Movie & TV Awards", the network also announced the former "Best Female Video" and "Best Male Video" categories have been combined for "Artist of the Year".

"Best Fight Against the System" has been added to celebrate videos that inspire viewers to stand up and fight injustice.

The 2017 "MTV Video Music Awards" will premiere LIVE on MTV Asia on Monday, August 28 at 7am (WIB) and 8am (MY/SG/PH).


Check out the complete list of nominees below:-


VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE."

Bruno Mars - "24K Magic"

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 (Presented by Taco Bell®)

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 & 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 Sign - "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." (Scott Cunningham) 

Imagine Dragons - "Thunder" (Matthew Wise)

Ed Sheeran - "Castle On The Hill" (Steve Annis)

DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels - "Nobody Speak" (David Proctor)

Halsey - "Now or Never" (Kristof Brandl)


BEST DIRECTION

Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (Dave Meyers & the little homies)

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Mathew Cullen)

Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Cameron Duddy & Bruno Mars)

Alessia Cara - "Scars To Your Beautiful" (Aaron A)

The Weeknd - "Reminder" (Glenn Michael)


BEST ART DIRECTION

Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (Spencer Graves)

Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Alex Delgado)

Katy Perry ft. Migos - "Bon Appetit" (Natalie Grace)

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & 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 ft. Lil Yachty - "iSpy" (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)

Katy Perry ft. 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 ft. Nicki Minaj - "Side To Side" (Brian & Scott Nicholson)

Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (Dave Meyers)

Sia - The Greatest (Ryan Heffington)

Fifth Harmony ft. 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 ft. Halsey - "Closer" (Jennifer Kennedy)

The Weeknd - "Reminder" (Red Barbaza)


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