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MTV Video Music Awards 2017

August 27, 2017

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Forum in Inglewood, California,honoring music videos, hosted by Katy Perry. The music video for Taylor Swift‘s song “Look What You Made Me Do” is premiered during the broadcast. Lil Yachty hosted the pre-show with co-hosting from Terrence J, Charlamagne Tha God, and MTV News Gaby Wilson.

Performances

List of musical performances
Artist(s) Song(s)
Pre-show
Cardi B Bodak Yellow
Bleachers Don’t Take the Money
Khalid Location
Young Dumb & Broke
Main show
Kendrick Lamar DNA
Humble
Ed Sheeran
Lil Uzi Vert
Shape of You
XO Tour Llif3
Katy Perry
Nicki Minaj
Miley Cyrus
Fifth Harmony
Gucci Mane
Lorde
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Shawn Mendes
Logic
Khalid
Alessia Cara
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
P!nk
Demi Lovato
DNCE
Rod Stewart
Kyle
James Arthur

 

Presenters

Pre-show

  • Gaby Wilson — announced the winners of Best Choreography and Song of the Summer

Main show

Nominees

The list of nominations was revealed on July 25, 2017. For the nominations, MTV continued to eliminate gender-specific awards categories, as they did at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards. MTV also announced the “Moonman” statue would be renamed a “Moon Person”. The Best Female and Best Male Video awards were replaced with one category, Artist of the Year. Kendrick Lamar leads the list of nominees with eight categories, while Katy Perry, The Weeknd, and DJ Khaled received the second most nods with five. Nominees for Song of the Summer category were announced on August 22, 2017.  Winners in bold.

Video of the Year

Artist of the Year

Best New Artist

SZA

Best Collaboration

Best Pop

Fifth Harmony (featuring Gucci Mane) – “Down

Best Hip Hop

Best Dance

Best Rock

Best Fight Against the System

Best Cinematography

Best Direction

Best Art Direction

Best Visual Effects

Best Choreography

Kanye West — “Fade” (Choreographers: Teyana Taylor and Guapo)

Best Editing

Song of the Summer

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Pink

Details

Date:
August 27, 2017
www.mtv.com/vma

Venue

The Forum
3900 W Manchester Boulevard
Inglewood, CA 90305 United States
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Phone:
(310) 330-7300
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German Edward Morales Agent Talent Manager