Everything You Need To Know About The 2017 MTV VMAs - Location, Nominations, Performers & More

21 April 2017, 14:35

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Who will be the big winners this time around?

Every single year, the MTV VMAs provides us with a ridiculous amount of memorable moments.

Whether it's Kanye West stealing the limelight or Miley Cyrus turning twerking into a worldwide phenomenon, there's always at least one HUGE talking point!

"We Want Ed To Write Us Something" - Could A Little Mix And Ed Sheeran Collab Be In The Works?

So with the 2017 VMAs not too far away, here's all the details you need to know about the event...

Who is hosting the MTV VMAs in 2017?

Not only is Katy Perry on hosting duties, she's also nominated for several top awards...(scroll down to see exactly which Moonman Katy could take home).

When Does The MTV VMAs Take Place?

The 2017 MTV VMAs will be live on Sunday 27th August 2017.

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Where Are The MTV VMAs Being Held?

This year, the awards show will take place in Los Angeles. The Forum in Inglewood, California will be the venue and it's bound to be an incredible night!

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What Time Will The MTV VMAs Air In The UK?

With the show being based in America, it's often confusing for UK fans to know exactly when they'll be able to watch it. This year's show will be live in the U.S from 8pm EST, which is 12am here in the UK.

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Where Can I Watch The 2017 MTV VMAs?

Back in 2016, MTV aired the show on a number of channels which are owned by their parent comapny, Viacom. That ceremony aired on channels including CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Spike, TV Land, Vh1 and all the usual MTV ones, so we're presuming it'll be a similar story for 2017.

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Which Artists Are Nominated For The 2017 MTV VMAs?

Here are ALL the nominees for this the 2017 MYV VMAs:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • 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
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Ariana Grande
  • The Weeknd
  • Lorde

BEST NEW ARTIST

  • 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”
  • 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”
  • Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”
  • Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”
  • Miley Cyrus – “Malibu”

BEST HIP HOP

  • 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

  • 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”
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”
  • Green Day – “Bang Bang”
  • Foo Fighters – “Run”

BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM

  • 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”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Cinematographer: Scott Cunningham)
  • Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” (Cinematographer: Matthew Wise)
  • Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill” (Cinematographer: Steve Annis)
  • DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels – “Nobody Speak” (Cinematographer: David Procter)
  • Halsey – “Now Or Never” (Cinematographer: Kristof Brandl)

BEST DIRECTION

  • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Directors: Dave Meyers, The Little Homies)
  • Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Director: Mathew Cullen)
  • Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Directors: Cameron Duddy, Bruno Mars)
  • Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Director: Aaron A)
  • The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Director: Glenn Michael)

BEST ART DIRECTION

  • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Production Designer: Spencer Graves)
  • Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Production Designer: Alex Delgado)
  • Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit” (Production Designer: Natalie Groce)
  • DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Production Designer: Damian Fyffe)
  • The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Production Designers: Lamar C Taylor, Christo Anesti)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • 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

  • Kanye West – “Fade” (Choreographers: Teyana Taylor & Guapo)
  • Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side” (Choreographers: Brian & Scott Nicholson)
  • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Choreographer: Dave Meyers)
  • Sia – “The Greatest” (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)
  • Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” (Choreographer: Sean Bankhead)

BEST EDITING

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

Who Is Performing At The 2017 MTV VMAs?

Luckily for you, MTV released this epic reveal video showcasing everyone who'll be performing at the MTV VMAs (omg ED!).

 

The 2017 @MTV #VMA performers have been announced! Who are you most excited to see?

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 FYI you HAVE to see the moment Katy Perry changed the lyrics to 'Swish Swish' to be NICE to Taylor!

 

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