Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry & The Weeknd Top MTV VMA 2017 Nominations
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Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry and The Weeknd dominated this year's nominations for MTV's Video Music Awards, which the network announced Tuesday.

Kendrick's video for "HUMBLE." came out on top with eight nominations, with Katy Perry and The Weeknd close behind with five noms each.

But perhaps the biggest nugget of news lies in the categories of this year's show. Best Male Video and Best Female Video have been combined into a non-gender-specific category -- Artist of the Year -- which echoes the network's decision to combine Best Actor and Best Actress at the MTV Movie & TV Awards earlier this year.

A new category -- Best Fight Against the System -- has also been added "to celebrate videos that inspire viewers to stand up and fight injustice."

Fans can vote for their favorite nominee from each of the eight categories listed below starting Tuesday.

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards air Sunday, August 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. See the full list of nominees below.

Video of the Year

  • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
  • 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
  • Ariana Grande
  • The Weeknd
  • Lorde

Best New Artist (Presented by Taco Bell)

  • Khalid
  • 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 (Fifty Shades Darker)”

Best Pop

  • Shawn Mendes – “Treat You Better”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
  • Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times”
  • Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”
  • Katy Perry ft. 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. 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”
  • 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”
  • Green Day – “Bang Bang”
  • Foo Fighters – “Run”

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”

Best Cinematography

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

Best Direction

  • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
  • Katy Perry ft. 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 ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit”
  • DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
  • The Weeknd – “Reminder”

Best Visual Effects

  • Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
  • A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation”
  • KYLE ft. Lil Yachty – “iSpy”
  • Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”
  • Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times”

Best Choreography

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

Best Editing

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

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