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Kendrick Lamar Wins Big At VMA’s

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Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017 – 11:08 AM

Rapper Kendrick Lamar was the huge winner at Monday evening’s presentation of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

The Compton-born Lamar’s hit video “Humble” raked in six awards — video of the year, best hip hop, best cinematography, best direction, best visual effects and best cinematography.

Lamar received eight nominations in all.

Singer Ed Sheeran was selected artist of the year. Khalid was voted best new artist.

Pop diva Pink received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, honoring her “trailblazing impact” on the music industry, fashion and pop culture.

The traditionally raucous ceremony, hosted by singing star Katy Perry, was held at the Forum in Inglewood.

Here is a complete list of winners: VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ed Sheeran 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

Alessia Cara, “Scars To Your Beautiful” BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Scott Cunningham) BEST DIRECTION

Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Dave Meyers & the little homies) BEST ART DIRECTION

Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Spencer Graves) BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall) BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Kanye West, “Fade” (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek `Bentley’ Watkins) BEST EDITING

Young Thug, “Wyclef Jean” (Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini)

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