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    Kendrick Lamar.

    Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran won the top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday night, where the rapper took home six of the eight categories he was nominated in and Sheeran was voted Artist of the Year.

    Lil Uzi Vert‘s ‘XO TOUR Llif3’ beat Luis Fonsi‘s ‘Despacito’ remix featuring Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber to win song of the summer, despite the latter’s popularity.

    Khalid was named best new artiste, while Kanye West won an award for best choreography.

    Katy Perry and The Weeknd who were the most nominated artistes after Lamar, with five each, didn’t receive any award.

    P!nk took home the prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer was also on hand to announce a foundation against hate opened in her daughter’s name. All 6 nominees for Best Fight Against the System were also name winners.

    See a full list of winners below:

     

    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 ROC

    • 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”

    SONG OF SUMMER

    • Despacito Remix – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber
    • Down – Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane
    • OMG – Camila Cabello ft. Quavo
    • Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
    • Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato
    • There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – Shawn Mendes
    • Wild Thoughts – DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna
    • Winner: XO Tour Llif3 – Lil Uzi Vert

    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: Jae Blaze, Guapo, Matthew Pasterisa, Teyana Taylor & Derek Watkins)
    • 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)

     

     

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