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Event RECAP: The 2017 MTV VMAs Performances, Photos and More

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The 2017 MTV VMAs kicked off at The Forum in Inglewood, Los Angeles last weekend with loads of Red Carpet appearances and performances. The Pre-Show was hosted by Terrance J, Charlamagne Tha God and Lil’ Yachty. Cardi B and Khalid were the performers, lighting up the pre-show stage.

The main show was hosted by Katy Perry with an opening performance from Kendrick Lamar. He performed his hit singles ‘DNA’ and ‘HUMBLE’ while snagging 6 MTV VMAs including ‘Video Of The Year.’ There were a bunch more performances from artists including Ed Sheeran, Lil Uzi Vert, Fofth Harmony, Gucci Mane, Kyle, Alessia Cara, Logic, Khalid, Katy Perry and more. You can see Red Carpet pics, winners and a few performances below.

2017 MTV VMA Winners:

Video Of The Year: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Artist Of The Year: Ed Sheeran
Best New Artist: Khalid
Song of Summer: Lil Uzi Vert – “XO TOUR Llif3?
Best Hip-Hop Video: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Best Choreography: Kanye West – “Fade” (Choreographers: Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Matthew Pasterisa, Jae Blaze & Derek Watkins)
Best Pop Video: Fifth Harmony & Gucci Mane – “Down”
Best Dance Video: Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”
Best Rock Video: Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”
Best Collaboration: – Zayn and Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”

Best Fight Against The System:
Logic – “Black SpiderMan”
The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”
Big Sean – “Light”
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful”
Taboo – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL”
John Legend – “Surefire”

Best Cinematography: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Cinematographer: Scott Cunningham)
Best Direction: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Director: Dave Meyers & the little homies)
Best Art Direction: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Production Designer: Spencer Graves)
Best Visual Effects: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (VFX Editor: Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall)
Best Editing: Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean” (Editor: Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini)

Nicki Minaj


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Ed Sheeran




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DJ Khaled

G Eazy

Lil mama


Young MA

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MTV VMAs Pre-Show Performances:

MTV VMAs Main Stage Performances: