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VMA Awards 2017: Winners, Results & Nominees

Welcome to the 2017 edition of the MTV Video Music Awards. The ceremony is live The Forum in Morningside Park, California. Katy Perry hosts tonight’s festivities.

The best musicians of the year won’t just be patting themselves on the back tonight. The very best will also be performing in front of a live audience. We’ll hear from the likes of Perry, Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Fifth Harmony, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and Shawn Mendes. Pop superstar Taylor Swift will debut her new music from her most recent single “Look What You Made Me Do”.

Don’t feeling like watching another overblown award show? Welp, I can’t blame ya. But if you still want to know who wins, who loses and everything in-between then look below and find out what you need to know….


MTV VMA Awards 2017 Viewing Details

Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017
Time: 8:00 P.M. EST, 5:00 P.M. PST
TV Channel: MTV
Location: The Forum, Morningside Park, CA
Online: MTV
Mobile: MTV


VIDEO OF THE YEAR

WINNER: 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

WINNER: Ed Sheeran


BEST NEW ARTIST (Presented by Taco Bell®)

WINNER: 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”

WINNER: 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”

WINNER: Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”

Miley Cyrus – “Malibu”


BEST HIP HOP

WINNER: 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

WINNER: 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

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Cinematographer: Scott Cunningham)

Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” (Cinematographer: Matthew Wise)

Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill” (Cinematographer: Steve Annis)

DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels – “Nobody Speak” (Cinematographer: David Procter)

Halsey – “Now Or Never” (Cinematographer: Kristof Brandl)

BEST DIRECTION

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Directors: Dave Meyers, The Little Homies)

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Director: Mathew Cullen)

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Directors: Cameron Duddy, Bruno Mars)

Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Director: Aaron A)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Director: Glenn Michael)


BEST ART DIRECTION

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Production Designer: Spencer Graves)

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Production Designer: Alex Delgado)

Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit” (Production Designer: Natalie Groce)

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Production Designer: Damian Fyffe)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Production Designers: Lamar C Taylor, Christo Anesti)


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

WINNER: 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

WINNER: Kanye West – “Fade” (Choreographers: Teyana Taylor & Guapo)

Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side” (Choreographers: Brian & Scott Nicholson)

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Choreographer: Dave Meyers)

Sia – “The Greatest” (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)

Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” (Choreographer: Sean Bankhead)


BEST EDITING

Future – “Mask Off” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)

WINNER: Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean” (Editors: Ryan Staake, Eric Degliomini)

Lorde – “Green Light” (Editor: Nate Gross of Exile Edit)

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer” (Editor: Jennifer Kennedy)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Editor: Red Barbaza)


SONG OF THE SUMMER

Ed Sheeran — “Shape of You”

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber — “Despacito Remix”

WINNER: Lil Uzi Vert — “XO Tour Llif3”

Shawn Mendes — “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back”

Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane — “Down”

Camila Cabello feat. Quavo — “OMG”

DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller — “Wild Thoughts”

Demi Lovato — “Sorry Not Sorry”


Best Fight Against the System (all nominees win)

Logic: “Black SpiderMan”

The Hamilton Mixtape: “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”

Big Sean: “Light”

Alessia Cara: “Scars to Your Beautiful”

Taboo: “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” [ft. Shailene Woodley]

John Legend: “Surefire”

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