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The 2017 Video Music Awards

Learn about the show and vote for who you think will win in each category.

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On Sunday, August 27th, The Forum in Inglewood, California will host the 34th annual Video Music Awards, a show aimed at honoring the best of the best in the music video format.

The Video Music Awards are an iconic part of both pop culture and the music medium alike and the show is sure to be an exciting night full of big wins and surprising moments that may potentially top those that have happened in years past. Leading this year's nominees is Kendrick Lamar who leads with 8 nominations.

Important to note about this year's ceremony is that MTV continued to eliminate gender-specific awards categories, as they did at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The network announced the former "Best Female Video" and "Best Male Video" categories have been combined into "Artist of the Year."

"Best Fight Against the System" has also been added to celebrate videos that inspire viewers to stand up against injustice.

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from The Forum in Inglewood, California, on Sunday, August 27 AT 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Continue below to see the nominations and vote for who you think will take home the Moonman in each respective category.

  1. Video of the Year

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    HUMBLE - Kendrick Lamar
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    24K Magic - Bruno Mars
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    Scars To Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara
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    Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
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    Reminder - The Weeknd
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Video of the Year
  1. HUMBLE - Kendrick Lamar
     
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    HUMBLE - Kendrick Lamar
  2. 24K Magic - Bruno Mars
     
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    24K Magic - Bruno Mars
  3. Scars To Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara
     
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    Scars To Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara
  4. Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
     
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    Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  5. Reminder - The Weeknd
     
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    Reminder - The Weeknd
  1. Artist of the Year

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    Kendrick Lamar
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    Ariana Grande
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    Ed Sheeran
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    Bruno Mars
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    Lorde
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Artist of the Year
  1. Kendrick Lamar
     
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    Kendrick Lamar
  2. Ariana Grande
     
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    Ariana Grande
  3. Ed Sheeran
     
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    Ed Sheeran
  4. Bruno Mars
     
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    Bruno Mars
  5. Lorde
     
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    Lorde
  1. Best New Artist

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    Khalid
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    Kodak Black
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    SZA
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    Julia Michaels
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    Young M.A
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    Noah Cyrus
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Best New Artist
  1. Khalid
     
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    Khalid
  2. Kodak Black
     
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    Kodak Black
  3. SZA
     
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    SZA
  4. Julia Michaels
     
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    Julia Michaels
  5. Young M.A
     
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    Young M.A
  6. Noah Cyrus
     
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    Noah Cyrus
  1. Best Collaboration

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    Feels - Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean
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    We Don't Talk Anymore - Charlie Puth feat. Selena Gomez
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    Broccoli - D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Wachty
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    Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
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    Closer - The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey
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    I Don't Wanna Live Forever - Zayn & Taylor Swift
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Best Collaboration
  1. Feels - Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean
     
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    Feels - Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean
  2. We Don't Talk Anymore - Charlie Puth feat. Selena Gomez
     
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    We Don't Talk Anymore - Charlie Puth feat. Selena Gomez
  3. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Wachty
     
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    Broccoli - D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Wachty
  4. Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
     
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    Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  5. Closer - The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey
     
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    Closer - The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey
  6. I Don't Wanna Live Forever - Zayn & Taylor Swift
     
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    I Don't Wanna Live Forever - Zayn & Taylor Swift
  1. Best Pop

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    Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
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    Down - Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane
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    Sign Of The Times - Harry Styles
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    Chained To the Rhythm - Katy Perry feat. Skip Marley
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    Malibu - Miley Cyrus
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    Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
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Best Pop
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    Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
  2. Down - Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane
     
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    Down - Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane
  3. Sign Of The Times - Harry Styles
     
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    Sign Of The Times - Harry Styles
  4. Chained To the Rhythm - Katy Perry feat. Skip Marley
     
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    Chained To the Rhythm - Katy Perry feat. Skip Marley
  5. Malibu - Miley Cyrus
     
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    Malibu - Miley Cyrus
  6. Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
     
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    Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
  1. Best Hip Hop

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    Bounce Back - Big Sean
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    Broccoli - D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty
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    Same Drugs - Chance the Rapper
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    I'm The One - DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne
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    HUMBLE. - Kendrick Lamar
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    Bad & Boujee - Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert
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Best Hip Hop
  1. Bounce Back - Big Sean
     
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    Bounce Back - Big Sean
  2. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty
     
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    Broccoli - D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty
  3. Same Drugs - Chance the Rapper
     
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    Same Drugs - Chance the Rapper
  4. I'm The One - DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne
     
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    I'm The One - DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne
  5. HUMBLE. - Kendrick Lamar
     
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    HUMBLE. - Kendrick Lamar
  6. Bad & Boujee - Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert
     
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    Bad & Boujee - Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert
  1. Best Dance

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    Gone - Afrojack feat. Ty Dolla $ign
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    My Way - Calvin Harris
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    It Ain't Me - Kygo Selena Gomez
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    Cold Water - Major Laser feat. Justin Bieber & MO
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    Stay - Zedd & Alessia Cara
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Best Dance
  1. Gone - Afrojack feat. Ty Dolla $ign
     
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    Gone - Afrojack feat. Ty Dolla $ign
  2. My Way - Calvin Harris
     
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    My Way - Calvin Harris
  3. It Ain't Me - Kygo Selena Gomez
     
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    It Ain't Me - Kygo Selena Gomez
  4. Cold Water - Major Laser feat. Justin Bieber & MO
     
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    Cold Water - Major Laser feat. Justin Bieber & MO
  5. Stay - Zedd & Alessia Cara
     
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    Stay - Zedd & Alessia Cara
  1. Best Rock

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    A Head Full of Dreams - Coldplay
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    Young and Menace - Fall Out Boy
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    Run - Foo Fighters
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    Bang Bang - Green Day
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    Heavydirtysoul - Twenty One Pilots
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Best Rock
  1. A Head Full of Dreams - Coldplay
     
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    A Head Full of Dreams - Coldplay
  2. Young and Menace - Fall Out Boy
     
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    Young and Menace - Fall Out Boy
  3. Run - Foo Fighters
     
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    Run - Foo Fighters
  4. Bang Bang - Green Day
     
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    Bang Bang - Green Day
  5. Heavydirtysoul - Twenty One Pilots
     
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    Heavydirtysoul - Twenty One Pilots
  1. Best Fight Against The System

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    Scars To Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara
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    Light - Big Sean
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    Surefire - John Legend
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    Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)
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    Black SpiderMan - Logic feat. Damian Lamar Hudson
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    Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL - Taboo feat. Shailene Woodley
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Best Fight Against The System
  1. Scars To Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara
     
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    Scars To Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara
  2. Light - Big Sean
     
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    Light - Big Sean
  3. Surefire - John Legend
     
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    Surefire - John Legend
  4. Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)
     
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    Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)
  5. Black SpiderMan - Logic feat. Damian Lamar Hudson
     
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    Black SpiderMan - Logic feat. Damian Lamar Hudson
  6. Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL - Taboo feat. Shailene Woodley
     
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    Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL - Taboo feat. Shailene Woodley

Other categories include Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects, Best Choreography and Best Editing.

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from The Forum in Inglewood, California, on Sunday, August 27 AT 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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