2017 MTV Video Music Awards: The Complete Winners List

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The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards are officially here!

The Katy Perry-hosted awards show kicked off on Sunday at the Forum in Inglewood, California, rewarding our favorite artists with the coveted Moonperson statue. 

Perry headed into the show with five nominations to her name, tying with The Weeknd, but it was Kendrick Lamar who led the pack with eight nods. 

Find out who won big 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 

**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” (Race & LGBTQ)
**WINNER**The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” (Immigration)
**WINNER**Big Sean – “Light” (Race)
**WINNER**Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Body image)
**WINNER**Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” (Environment)
**WINNER**John Legend – “Surefire” (Immigration & Anti-Muslim hate)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY 

**WINNER**Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Scott Cunningham)
Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” (Matthew Wise)
Ed Sheeran – “Castle on the Hill” (Steve Annis)
DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels – “Nobody Speak” (David Proctor)
Halsey – “Now or Never” (Kristof Brandl)

BEST DIRECTION 

**WINNER**Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers & the little homies)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained to the Rhythm” (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 

**WINNER**Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Spencer Graves)
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Alex Delgado)
Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit” (Natalie Groce)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Damian Fyffe)
The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: 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” (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek ‘Bentley’ Watkins)
Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side to Side” (Brian & Scott Nicholson)
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers)
Sia – “The Greatest” (Ryan Heffington)
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” (Sean Bankhead)

BEST EDITING 

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

SONG OF THE SUMMER


Ed Sheeran — “Shape of You”
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee (featuring Justin Bieber) — “Despacito (Remix)”
**WINNER**Lil Uzi Vert — “XO Tour Llif3”
Shawn Mendes — “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”
Fifth Harmony (featuring Gucci Mane) — “Down”
Camila Cabello (featuring Quavo) — “OMG”
DJ Khaled (featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller) — “Wild Thoughts”
Demi Lovato — “Sorry Not Sorry”