Rod Stewart Performs With DNCE at the MTV Video Music Awards; Kendrick Lamar Big Winner

by Paul Cashmere, Noise11 & VVN Music

Kendrick Lamar won the Video of the Year Award at the MTV VMA’s. Rod Stewart performed with DNCE and Taylor Swift premiered her new video.

It was just about the only acknowledgement of an artist whose career is more than about five years old.  The only other "older" artist was P!nk, whose career is now in its seventeenth year, as she received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

Kendrick Lamar was the big winner, taking Video of the Year and Hip-Hop Awards for "HUMBLE" while the track also took home trophies for Cinematography, Direction, Art Direction and Special Effects.

Veteran artists nominated but not winning included Pharrell Williams, Green Day, Foo Fighters, A Tribe Called Quest and Sia.



Here is the complete winners list for 2017:
  • VIDEO OF THE YEAR - Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
  • ARTIST OF THE YEAR - Ed Sheeran
  • MICHAEL JACKSON VIDEO VANGUARD AWARD  - P!nk
  • BEST NEW ARTIST - Khalid
  • BEST COLLABORATION - Zayn & Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”
  • BEST POP - Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”
  • BEST HIP HOP - Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
  • BEST DANCE - Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”
  • BEST ROCK - Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul”
  • 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”
  • SONG OF SUMMER - Lil Uzi Vert — “XO Tour Llif3”
  • 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 CHOREOGRAPHY - Kanye West – “Fade” - Choreographers: Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Matthew Pasterisa, Jae Blaze & Derek Watkins
  • BEST EDITING - Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean" - Editor: Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini

PERFORMANCES
  • KATY PERRY FT. NICKI MINAJ – “Swish Swish”
  • P!NK
    • “Get The Party Started”
    • “Raise Your Glass”
    • “So What”
    • “Just”
  • KENDRICK LAMAR – “DNA” + “HUMBLE.”
  • SIR ROD STEWART FT. DNCE – “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy”
  • ED SHEERAN & LIL UZI VERT– “Shape Of You” + “XO Tour Lilf3”
  • MILEY CYRUS – “Younger Now”
  • LOGIC FT. KHALID – “1-800-273-8255”
  • DEMI LOVATO – “Sorry Not Sorry”
  • THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS – “Walk On Water”
  • FIFTH HARMONY FT. GUCCI MANE – “Angel” + “Down”
  • SHAWN MENDES – “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”
  • LORDE – “Homemade Dynamite”
  • KYLE – “iSpy”
  • ALESSIA CARA – “Scares To Your Beautiful”
  • JULIA MICHAELS – “Issues”

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