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MTV Video Music Awards 2017 nominations

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Image caption Kendrick Lamar's Humble was his first US number one as a lead artist

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

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Image caption Charlie Puth is best known for his 2015 song See You Again with Wiz Khalifa

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

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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

Imagine Dragons - Thunder

Ed Sheeran - Castle On The Hill

DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels - Nobody Speak

Halsey - Now or Never

Best direction

Kendrick Lamar - Humble

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - Chained To The Rhythm

Bruno Mars - 24K Magic

Alessia Cara - Scars To Your Beautiful

The Weeknd - Reminder

Best art direction

Kendrick Lamar - Humble

Bruno Mars - 24K Magic

Katy Perry ft. Migos - Bon Appetit

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts

The Weeknd - Reminder

Best visual effects

Kendrick Lamar - Humble

A Tribe Called Quest - Dis Generation

KYLE ft. Lil Yachty - iSpy

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - Chained To The Rhythm

Harry Styles - Sign Of The Times

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Best choreography

Kanye West - Fade

Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj - Side To Side

Kendrick Lamar - Humble

Sia - The Greatest

Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane - Down

Best editing

Future - Mask Off

Young Thug - Wyclef Jean

Lorde - Green Light

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey - Closer

The Weeknd - Reminder


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