Golden 1 Center Performers Lead 2017 MTV VMAs Nominations

The 34th annual MTV Video Music Awards will be held on August 27, 2017. Many can look forward to seeing several past and future Golden 1 Center performers in the spotlight, as many lead this year’s field of nominations. With a whopping 8 nominations, Kendrick Lamar takes the #1 spot, while Katy Perry and The Weeknd tie for #2, with 5 nominations each.

Check out all of the Golden 1 Center stars nominated for a coveted Moonman!

Video of the Year

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” 

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” 

The Weeknd – “Reminder” 

Artist of the Year

Bruno Mars

Kendrick Lamar

Ed Sheeran

Ariana Grande

The Weeknd


Best Pop Video

Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You” 

Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times” 

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” 

Best Collaboration

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer”

Best Hip-Hop Video

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” 

Chance the Rapper – “Same Drugs”

Best Rock

Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”

Best Cinematography

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Scott Cunningham)

Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” (Matthew Wise)

Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill” (Steve Annis)

Best Direction

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers & the little homies)

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Mathew Cullen)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Glenn Michael)

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Directors: Cameron Duddy, Bruno Mars)

Best Art Direction

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Spencer Graves)

Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit” (Natalie Groce)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: Christo Anesti)

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Production Designer: Alex Delgado)

Best Visual Effects

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall)

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

Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers)

Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side” (Choreographers: Brian & Scott Nicholson)

Best Editing

Lorde – “Green Light” (Nate Gross of Exile Edit)

The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Red Barbaza)

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer” (Editor: Jennifer Kennedy)

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