VMA 2017: List of Nominees

2017 VMA: List of Nominees & Categories

The MTV Video Music Awards are about to begin, here are the list of nominated artistes and their categories:

🎵 *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*
🚀 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.” (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*
📽 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*
🎨 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*
✨ 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” (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)
🎞 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)

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