The Nominees For The MTV Video Music Awards Are Out

Posted at July 26th, 2017 | by Yash Vikram Singh | in Dance Music, Entertainment, Featured, News


The MTV Video Music Awards are here and the just like every year the nominees are occluded with astounding videos. The nominees are out and they feature some of the craziest videos that have been released in the past year. Stars like Kendrick Lamar & DJ Khaled feature heavily pursuant to their star-studded album releases over the past few months.



Check out the nominees below.


Video Of The Year:

  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
  • Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”
  • Alessia Cara , “Scars To Your Beautiful”
  • DJ Khaled, “Wild Thoughts” feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  • 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 “We Don’t Talk Anymore” feat. Selena Gomez
  • DJ Khaled, “Wild Thoughts” feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  • D.R.A.M., “Broccoli” feat. Lil Yachty
  • The Chainsmokers, “Closer” feat. Halsey
  • Calvin Harris, “Feels” feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean
  • Zayn & Taylor Swift, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”

Best Pop Video:

  • Shawn Mendes, “Treat You Better”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”
  • Harry Styles, “Sign Of The Times”
  • Fifth Harmony, “Down” feat. Gucci Mane
  • Katy Perry, “Chained To The Rhythm” feat. Skip Marley
  • Miley Cyrus, “Malibu”

Best Hip-Hop Video:

  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
  • Big Sean, “Bounce Back”
  • Chance the Rapper, “Same Drugs”
  • D.R.A.M., “Broccoli” feat. Lil Yachty
  • Migos, “Bad & Boujee” feat. Lil Uzi Vert
  • DJ Khaled, “I’m The One” feat.Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne

Best Dance Video:

  • Zedd & Alessia Cara, “Stay”
  • Kygo & Selena Gomez, “It Ain’t Me”
  • Calvin Harris, “My Way”
  • Major Lazer, “Cold Water” feat. Justin Bieber and MØ
  • Afrojack, “Gone” feat. Ty Dolla $ign

Best Rock Video:

  • 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, “Black SpiderMan” feat. Damian Lemar Hudson
  • 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” feat. Shailene Woodley
  • John Legend, “Surefire”

Best Cinematography:

  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”(Scott Cunningham)
  • Imagine Dragons “Thunder” (Matthew Wise)
  • Ed Sheeran, “Castle On The Hill” (Steve Annis)
  • DJ Shadow, “Nobody Speak” (David Proctor)
  • Halsey, “Now or Never” (Kristof Brandl)

Best Direction:

  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers & the little homies)
  • Katy Perry, “Chained To The Rhythm” feat. Skip Marley (Mathew Cullen)
  • Bruno Mars, “24K Magic” (Cameron Duddy & Bruno Mars)
  • Alessia Cara , “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Aaron A)
  • The Weeknd, “Reminder” (Glenn Michael)

Best Art Direction:

  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Spencer Graves)
  • Bruno Mars, “24K Magic” (Alex Delgado)
  • Katy Perry, “Bon Appetit” feat. Migos (Natalie Groce)
  • DJ Khaled, “Wild Thoughts” feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller (Damian Fyffe)
  • The Weeknd, “Reminder” (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: 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, “iSpy” feat. Lil Yachty (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)
  • Katy Perry, “Chained To The Rhythm” feat. Skip Marley (Company: MIRADA)
  • Harry Styles, “Sign Of The Times” (Company: ONE MORE/Lead: Cédric Nivoliez)

Best Choreography:

  • Kanye West, “Fade” (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek ‘Bentley’ Watkins)
  • Ariana Grande, “Side To Side” (Brian & Scott Nicholson)
  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers)
  • Sia, “The Greatest” (Ryan Heffington)
  • Fifth Harmony, “Down” feat. Gucci Mane (Sean Bankhead)

Best Editing:

  • Future, “Mask Off” (Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)
  • Young Thug, “Wyclef Jean” (Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini)
  • Lorde, “Green Light” (Nate Gross of Exile Edit)
  • The Chainsmokers, “Closer” feat. Halsey (Jennifer Kennedy)
  • The Weeknd, “Reminder” (Red Barbaza)


Source: Genius.


Yash Vikram Singh


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