Katy Perry Will Host the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

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    We now have a host for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards and, really, none of us should be surprised. Katy Perry will take on the duties, making her a brave woman. You never know what’s going to happen at the VMAs!

    Katy Perry

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    The 32-year-old took to Twitter (the place where all official announcements happen these days) to break the news, writing, ”Introducing your MOONWOMAN. Brace for impact! August 27th on @MTV @VMAs.”

    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. Here’s a complete list of the nominees:

    Video of the Year

    • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    • Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
    • Alessia Cara – “Scars to Your Beautiful”
    • DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and 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 featuring Selena Gomez – “We Don’t Talk Anymore”
    • DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
    • D.R.A.M. featuring Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
    • The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey – “Closer”
    • Calvin Harris featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean – “Feels”
    • Zayn and 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 featuring Gucci Mane – “Down”
    • Katy Perry featuring 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. featuring Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
    • Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad & Boujee”
    • DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne – “I’m the One”

    Best Dance

    • Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”
    • Kygo and Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me”
    • Calvin Harris – “My Way”
    • Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber and Mø – “Cold Water”
    • Afrojack featuring 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 featuring Damian Lemar Hudson – “Black SpiderMan”
    • The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”
    • Big Sean – “Light”
    • Alessia Cara – “Scars to Your Beautiful”
    • Taboo featuring Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL”
    • John Legend – “Surefire”

    Best Cinematography

    • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    • Imagine Dragons – “Thunder”
    • Ed Sheeran – “Castle on the Hill”
    • DJ Shadow featuring Run the Jewels – “Nobody Speak”
    • Halsey – “Now or Never”

    Best Direction

    • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    • Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley – “Chained to the Rhythm”
    • Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
    • Alessia Cara – “Scars to Your Beautiful”
    • The Weeknd – “Reminder”

    Best Art Direction

    • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    • Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
    • Katy Perry featuring Migos – “Bon Appetit”
    • DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
    • The Weeknd – “Reminder”

    Best Visual Effects

    • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    • A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation”
    • KYLE featuring Lil Yachty – “iSpy”
    • Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley – “Chained to the Rhythm”
    • Harry Styles – “Sign of the Times”

    Best Choreography

    • Kanye West – “Fade”
    • Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj – “Side to Side”
    • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
    • Sia – “The Greatest”
    • Fifth Harmony featuring Gucci Mane – “Down”

    Best Editing

    • Future – “Mask Off”
    • Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean”
    • Lorde – “Green Light”
    • The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey – “Closer”
    • The Weeknd – “Reminder”

     

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