The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations Are Here

HipHop News Posted on July 25, 2017 at 5:00am

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations Are Here

Kendrick Lamar leads the pack of nominees.

New York, NY – the nominees for The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards were announced Tuesday (July 25) through Instagram Live, an awards show first.

Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations in categories such as Artist of the Year, Video of the Year, Best Hip Hop and Best cinematography. The princess of Pop Katy Perry and Canadian R&B luminary of The Weeknd are tied in second place with five nominations each.

The Best Hip-Hop nominees include Kendrick Lamar ("HUMBLE."), Big Sean ("Rebound"), the Possibility of the Rapper ("Drugs"), A. D. A. M. with Lil Yachty ("Broccoli"), Migos with Lil Uzi Vert ("Bad & Boujee") and DJ Khaled with Justin Bieber, Quavo, the Possibility of the Rapper, and Lil Wayne ("I am").

For the first time at the MTV Video Music Awards history, the Best Video Female and Best Male Video categories have been combined in Video of the Year, while the Best Fight Against The System of categories has also been added. The new category highlights videos that inspire viewers to "stand up and fight against injustice," and believes that the Logic of the "Black SpiderMan," Big Sean's "Light" and " Taboo "Stand Up / Stand Rock N #NoDAPL" for the honor.

The 2017 Video Music Awards go down on August 27 at 5 pm PST at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Take a look at the nominees below.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Kendrick Lamar – "HUMBLE".

Bruno Mars – "24K Magic"

Alessia Face – "Scars Of 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 (Presented by Taco Bell®)

Khalid

Kodak Black

SZA

Young M.

Julia Michaels

Noah Cyrus

BETTER COLLABORATION

Charlie Puth f. Selena Gomez – "we don't talk anymore"

DJ Khaled f. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – "Wild T

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