MTV VMAs 2017: See All the Nominees and Winners!
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MTV VMAs 2017: See All the Nominees and Winners!

There are a lot of reasons to be excited about the 2017 MTV VMAs, including performances by Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, The Weeknd, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Logic, Khalid, Julia Michaels, Post Malone, Cardi B, and DNCE with Rod Stewart. Host Katy Perry is performing, too, as is Video Vanguard Award recipient Pink.

Of course, Pink isn’t the only one getting an award. In between performances, MTV will hand out Moon Person trophies to artists in more than a dozen categories, including Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Best Collaboration, and Best Fight Against the System. See all the nominees below, and check back during the show to see the winners!

SONG OF THE SUMMER

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”

Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”

Camila Cabello ft. Quavo – “OMG”

Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”

Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”

Shawn Mendes – “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”

**WINNER: Lil Uzi Vert – “XO Tour Llif3” 

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

**WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Ariana Grande

The Weeknd

Lorde

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”

**WINNER: Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”

Green Day – “Bang Bang”

Foo Fighters – “Run”

BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM

**WINNER: Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson – “Black SpiderMan”

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

**WINNER: Big Sean – “Light”

**WINNER: Alessia Cara – “Scars to Your Beautiful”

**WINNER: Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL”

**WINNER: 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)

What was your favorite music video of the last year? Tell us @BritandCo!

(Photo via Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for MTV)