Here's the complete 2017 MTV Video Music Awards nominations list

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards nominations are in ... and it's all about Kendrick Lamar this year!

Kendrick Lamar leads the way with a whopping eight nominations for his music video for "HUMBLE." Katy Perry and The Weeknd are tied for five each.

Perry snagged two nominations for her upbeat summer hit "Chained To The Rhythm," including Best Pop video. Meanwhile, The Weeknd scored several nominations for "Reminder," including "Best Art Direction" and "Best Visual" effects.

Lamar will compete with several big names for the coveted "Video of the Year" award -- Bruno Mars for "24K Magic," Alessia Cara for "Scars To Your Beautiful," DJ Khaled for "Wild Thoughts" and The Weeknd for "Reminder."

This year's nominations were announced exclusively on Instagram Live by an elite squad of social media stars, including Chantel Jeffries and Nate Garner.

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(L-R) Jack Lawless, JinJoo Lee, Cole Whittle, and Joe Jonas of DNCE accept an award on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Award at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Mac Miller and Ariana Grande attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Drake escorts Rihanna after presenting her with The Video Vanguard Award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rapper Flo Rida (L) and guest attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Andrew Taggart and Halsey perform on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Award at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US singer Beyonce accepts an award on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Award at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Drake escorts Rihanna after presenting her with The Video Vanguard Award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Laurie Hernandez, Aly Raisman, Rita Ora, Madison Kocian and Simone Biles pose backstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Joe Jonas, Cole Whittle, Nick Jonas, JinJoo Lee, Jack Lawless pose with supermodel Naomi Campbell during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Cassie attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Recording artist Ty Dolla Sign (C) accepts the award for Best Collaboration from (L-R) Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello, Normandi Kordei, Dinah Jane Hansen, Lauren Jauregui of Fifth Harmony onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Frankie Grande takes a selfie with Fifth Harmony during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Recording artist Rihanna performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Kane/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Frankie J. Grande (L) and Ariana Grande attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Singers Hailee Steinfeld (L) and Troye Sivan attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Republic Records After Party on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) JinJoo Lee, Jack Lawles, Cole Whittle, and Joe Jonas of DNCE pose with singer Ariana Grande (C) duringthe 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Republic Records After Party on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Jimmy Fallon speaks onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears and G-Eazy perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Nicole Johnson, Michael Phelps, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West pose backstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Chance the Rapper reacts in the crowd during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rapper Drake (L) and singer Rihanna speak onstage during the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rihanna and Drake pictured together during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Madison Kocian, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez present an award to Beyonce onstage during the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ansel Elgort, Kanye West and Travis Mills attend the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Frankie Grande and Cassie attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Jaden Smith and Kanye West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nathan Sykes attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Alicia Keys speaks onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nick Jonas performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ariana Grande performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas share a moment at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Chance The Rapper attends the Press Room at the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Kane/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Singer Rita Ora and actor Ansel Elgort speak onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ashley Graham and Kim Kardashian West share a moment at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Mothers of gun violence Lesley McFadden, Gwen Carr, Wanda Johnson and Sybrina Fulton with Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Chance the Rapper, Michael Phelps and Jaden Smith attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Amber Rose and Hailey Baldwin pose together at the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Olympic athletes (L-R) Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian pose with Kim Kardashian West (C) at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Olympic athletes (L-R) Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian pose with Kim Kardashian West (C) at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Models Ashley Graham, Hailey Baldwin, and Joan Smalls pose together at the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys and Nick Jonas attend the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, Ariana Grande, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles attend the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: attends the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rihanna performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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Check out the complete nominations list below:

Video of the Year
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Atlantic Records)
Alessia Cara - "Scars To Your Beautiful" (Def Jam)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts" (Epic Records/We The Best)
The Weeknd - "Reminder" (XO/Republic Records)

Artist of the Year
Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)
Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Ed Sheeran (Atlantic Records)
Ariana Grande (Republic Records)
The Weeknd (XO/Republic Records)
Lorde (Republic Records)

Best New Artist
Khalid (RCA Records)
Kodak Black (Atlantic Records)
SZA (TDE/RCA Records)
Young M.A (3D)
Julia Michaels (Republic Records)
Noah Cyrus (Records)

Best Collaboration
Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez - "We Don't Talk Anymore" (Atlantic Records)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts" (Epic Records/We The Best)
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty - "Broccoli" (Atlantic Records)
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey - "Closer" (Disruptor Records/Columbia Records)
Calvin Harris ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean - "Feels" (Columbia Records)
Zayn & Taylor Swift - "I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)" (Republic Records)

Best Pop
Shawn Mendes - "Treat You Better" (Island Records)
Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You" (Asylum/Atlantic Records)
Harry Styles - "Sign Of The Times" (Columbia Records)
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane - "Down" (Syco Music/Epic Records)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Capitol Records)
Miley Cyrus - "Malibu" (RCA Records)

Best Hip Hop
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Big Sean - "Bounce Back" (Def Jam)
Chance the Rapper - "Same Drugs" (Chance the Rapper LLC)
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty - "Broccoli" (Atlantic Records)
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert - "Bad & Boujee" (300 Entertainment)
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne - "I'm The One" (Epic Records/We The Best)

Best Dance
Zedd and Alessia Cara - "Stay" (Interscope)
Kygo x Selena Gomez - "It Ain't Me" (Ultra/Interscope)
Calvin Harris - "My Way" (Columbia Records)
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and MØ - "Cold Water" (Mad Decent)
Afrojack ft. Ty Dolla $ign - "Gone" (Wall Recordings/Latium/RCA Records)

Best Rock
Coldplay - "A Head Full of Dreams" (Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Fall Out Boy - "Young And Menace" (Island)
Twenty One Pilots - "Heavydirtysoul" (Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Green Day - "Bang Bang" (Warner Bros. Records)
Foo Fighters - "Run" (RCA Records)

Best Fight Against the System
Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson - "Black SpiderMan" (Race & LGBTQ) (Def Jam)
The Hamilton Mixtape - "Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)" (Immigration) (Atlantic Records)
Big Sean - "Light" (Race) (Def Jam)
Alessia Cara - "Scars To Your Beautiful" (Body image) (Def Jam)
Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley - "Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL" (Environment)
John Legend - "Surefire" (Immigration & Anti-Muslim hate) (Columbia Records)

Best Cinematography
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Scott Cunningham)
Imagine Dragons - "Thunder" (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope) (Matthew Wise)
Ed Sheeran - "Castle On The Hill" (Asylum/Atlantic Records) (Steve Annis)
DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels - "Nobody Speak" (Mass Appeal Records LLC) (David Proctor)
Halsey - "Now or Never" (Astralwerks/Capitol) (Kristof Brandl)

Best Direction
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Dave Meyers & the little homies)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Capitol Records) (Mathew Cullen)
Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Atlantic Records) (Cameron Duddy & Bruno Mars)
Alessia Cara - "Scars To Your Beautiful" (Def Jam) (Aaron A)
The Weeknd - "Reminder" (XO/Republic Records) (Glenn Michael)

Best Art Direction
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Spencer Graves)
Bruno Mars - "24K Magic" (Atlantic Records) (Alex Delgado)
Katy Perry ft. Migos - "Bon Appetit" (Capitol Records) (Natalie Groce)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - "Wild Thoughts" (Epic Records/We The Best) (Damian Fyffe)
The Weeknd - "Reminder" (XO/Republic Records) (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: Christo Anesti)

Best Visual Effects
Kendrick Lamar - "HUMBLE." (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall)
A Tribe Called Quest - "Dis Generation" (Epic Records) (Company: Bemo/Lead: Brandon Hirzel)
KYLE ft. Lil Yachty - "iSpy" (Atlantic Records) (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained To The Rhythm" (Capitol Records) (Company: MIRADA)
Harry Styles - "Sign Of The Times" (Columbia Records) (Company: ONE MORE/Lead: Cédric Nivoliez)

Best Choreography
Kanye West - "Fade" (Def Jam) (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek 'Bentley' Watkins)
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)
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)

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday, August 27 AT 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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