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Kendrick Lamar was the big winner at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards, taking home 6 Moon People, including one for Video of the Year and Best Hip Hop Video for “Humble.”

Katy Perry was the host, and there were lots of memorable moments from Pink and Paris Jackson to name a few.

Check out the full list of nominees and winners in bold:

Video of the Year

  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” – WINNER
  • 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 – WINNER
  • Ariana Grande
  • The Weeknd
  • Lorde

Best New Artist

  • Khalid – WINNER
  • 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” – WINNER

Best Pop

  • Shawn Mendes – “Treat You Better”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
  • Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times”
  • Fifth Harmony  – “Down” – WINNER
  • Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”
  • Miley Cyrus – “Malibu”

Best Hip Hop

  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” – WINNER
  • 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” – WINNER
  • 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” – WINNER
  • Green Day – “Bang Bang”
  • Foo Fighters – “Run”

Best Fight Against the System (All Winners)

  • Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson – “Black SpiderMan” (Race & LGBTQ) – WINNER
  • The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” (Immigration) – WINNER
  • Big Sean – “Light” (Race) – WINNER
  • Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Body image) – WINNER
  • Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” (Environment) – WINNER
  • John Legend – “Surefire” (Immigration & Anti-Muslim hate) – WINNER

Song of the Summer

  • Down” – Fifth Harmony featuring Gucci Mane
  • “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi featuring Justin Bieber and Daddy Yankee
  • “XO Tour Llif3” – Lil Uzi Vert – WINNER
  • “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” – Shawn Mendes
  • “OMG” – Camila Cabello featuring Quavo
  • “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller
  • “Sorry Not Sorry” – Demi Lovato

Best Cinematography

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

Best Direction

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

Best Art Direction

  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” (Spencer Graves) – WINNER
  • Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Alex Delgado)
  • Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit” (Natalie Groce)
  • DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Damian Fyffe)
  • The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: Christo Anesti)

Best Visual Effects

  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall) – WINNER
  • 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” (Def Jam) (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek ‘Bentley’ Watkins) — WINNER
  • Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side” (Republic Records) (Brian & Scott Nicholson)
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Dave Meyers)
  • Sia – “The Greatest” (Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records) (Ryan Heffington)
  • Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” (Syco Music/Epic Records) (Sean Bankhead)

Best Editing

  • Future – “Mask Off” (Epic Records/Freebandz/A1) (Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)
  • Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean” (300 Entertainment/Atlantic Records) (Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini) – WINNER
  • Lorde – “Green Light” (Republic Records) (Nate Gross of Exile Edit)
  • The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer” (Disruptor Records/Columbia Records) (Jennifer Kennedy)
  • The Weeknd – “Reminder” (XO/Republic Records) (Red Barbaza)
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