MTV Video Music Awards Nominees 2017

On the 25th of July MTV announced there nominees for some of the most talked about artist this year so far. The awards ceremony is taking place on August 27th in Inglewood California at the Forum.

Kendrick Lamar has led the awards with eight nominees including one for artist of the year and best hip- hop song for ‘HUMBLE’


This year MTV VMA Awards will be full packed with some of the top artist of this year. We also will also see the first (Best fight against the system awards). John Legend, Big Sean, Logic, Black Eyed Peas and the Hamilton Mixtape are all nominated. 


Here are the nominees. Who are you excited to see win?

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



Best New Artist


Kodak Black


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"


Words: Shanakay Gordon


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