MTV VMAs 2017: The Winners

MTV VMAs 2017: The Winners

 

Kendrick Lamar was the big winner on the night at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on August 27. The ceremony – hosted by Katy Perry – saw the rapper take home six awards, including video of the year for Humble. Other notable moments included the world premiere of Taylor Swift’s video Look What You Made Me Do, an emotional tribute to Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell, Pink taking home the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and performances from Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Pink, Sir Rod Stewart and DNCE, Ed Sheeran and Lil Uzi Vert, Miley Cyrus, Logic and Khalid, Demi Lovato, 30 Seconds To Mars, Fifth Harmony and Gucci Mane, Shawn Mendes, Lorde, Kyle, Julia Michaels and Alessia Cara.

You can see the full list of winners below:

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ed Sheeran

MICHAEL JACKSON VIDEO VANGUARD AWARD
Pink

BEST NEW ARTIST 
Khalid

BEST COLLABORATION
Zayn & Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”

BEST POP
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”

BEST HIP HOP
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”

BEST DANCE
Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”

BEST ROCK?
Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”

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”

SONG OF SUMMER
Lil Uzi Vert — “XO Tour Llif3”

 

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
Cinematographer: Scott Cunningham

BEST DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
Director: Dave Meyers & the little homies

BEST ART DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
Production Designer: Spencer Graves

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
VFX Editor: Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Kanye West – “Fade”
Choreographers: Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Matthew Pasterisa, Jae Blaze & Derek Watkins

BEST EDITING
Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean”
Editor: Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini

You can watch performances from Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry and Pink below

 

 

 

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