Biggest Winners At MTV VMAs
Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran win the top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), which held on Sunday August 27 in Los Angeles.
Kendrick Lamar kicked off the show with a mix that featured dancers in flames. He had eight nominations and won six of the moon men statues. His awards included Video of the Year and Best Hip Hip Video for his song Humble.
Ed Sheeran, a British singer-songwriter, was voted Artist of the Year.
Pink, who dominated the show, won the 2017 Vanguard Award. She gave a speech about beauty and acceptance directed to her six year-old daughter Willow, who was in the audience, that moved many to tears.
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See the full list of MTV VMA 2017 award winners below:
Video of the year: Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’
Artist of the year: Ed Sheeran
Best new artist: Khalid
Best collaboration: Zayn & Taylor Swift – ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’ from Fifty Shades Darker
Best pop: Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – ‘Down’
Best hip-hop: Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’
Best dance: Zedd and Alessia Cara – ‘Stay’
Best rock: Twenty One Pilots – ‘Heavydirtysoul’
Best fight against the system (multiple winners): 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’
Song of summer: XO Tour Llif3 – ‘Lil Uzi Vert’
Best cinematography: Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’
Best direction: Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’
Best art direction: Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’
Best visual effects: Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’
Best choreography: Kanye West – ‘Fade’
Best editing: Young Thug – ‘Wyclef Jean’