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MTV on Tuesday announced the nominees for its 2017 Video Music Awards.

Not surprisingly, Kendrick Lamar rightfully leads with eight nods, including one for Video of the Year, for his DAMN. lead single "HUMBLE."

Other big nominees include Chance the Rapper, Lorde, DJ Khaled, Rihanna, The Weeknd, D.R.A.M. Big Sean, Calvin Harris, Alessia Cara and Bruno Mars. In the running for Best  New Artist are Khalid, Kodak Black, SZA, Young M.A, Julia Michaels and Noah Cyrus.

This year's nominations also mark the inclusion of an Artist of the Year category, which replaces the gendered Best Female and Best Male Video awards. There is also a Best Fight Against the System category, recognizing videos which "inspire viewers to stand up and fight injustice," according to a statement by MTV.

The VMAs are set for Aug. 27, airing on MTV.

See the nominees below.

Video of the Year
Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
Bruno Mars — “24K Magic”
Alessia Cara — “Scars to Your Beautiful”
DJ Khaled — “Wild Thoughts” (feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller)
The Weeknd — “Reminder”

Artist of the Year
Bruno Mars
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran
Ariana Grande
The Weeknd
Lorde

Best New Artist
Khalid
Kodak Black
SZA
Young M.A
Julia Michaels
Noah Cyrus

Best Collaboration
Charlie Puth — “We Don’t Talk Anymore” (feat. Selena Gomez)
DJ Khaled — “Wild Thoughts” (feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller)
D.R.A.M. — “Broccoli” (feat. Lil Yachty)
The Chainsmokers — “Closer” (feat. Halsey)
Calvin Harris — “Feels” (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean)
Zayn and Taylor Swift — “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” (Fifty Shades Darker)

Best Pop Video
Shawn Mendes — “Treat You Better”
Ed Sheeran — “Shape of You”
Harry Styles — “Sign of the Times”
Fifth Harmony — “Down” (feat. Gucci Mane)
Katy Perry — “Chained to the Rhythm” (feat. Skip Marley)
Miley Cyrus — “Malibu”

Best Hip Hop Video
Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
Big Sean — “Bounce Back”
Chance the Rapper — “Same Drugs”
D.R.A.M. — “Broccoli” (feat. Lil Yachty)
Migos — “Bad and Boujee” (feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
DJ Khaled — “I’m the One” (feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne)

Best Dance Video
Zedd and Alessia Cara — “Stay”
Kygo and Selena Gomez — “It Ain’t Me”
Calvin Harris — “My Way”
Major Lazer — “Cold Water” (feat. Justin Bieber and MØ)
Afrojack — “Gone” (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)

Best Rock Video
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 — “Black SpiderMan”
The Hamilton Mixtape — “Immigrants” (We Get the Job Done)
Big Sean — “Light”
Alessia Cara — “Scars to Your Beautiful”
Taboo — “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” (feat. Shailene Woodley)
John Legend — “Surefire”

Best Cinematography
Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
Imagine Dragons — “Thunder”
Ed Sheeran — “Castle on the Hill”
DJ Shadow — “Nobody Speak” (feat. Run the Jewels)
Halsey — “Now or Never”

Best Direction
Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
Katy Perry — “Chained to the Rhythm” (feat. Skip Marley)
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 — “Bon Appetit” (feat. Migos)
DJ Khaled — “Wild Thoughts” (feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller)
The Weeknd — “Reminder”

Best Visual Effects
Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
A Tribe Called Quest — “Dis Generation”
KYLE — “iSpy” (feat. Lil Yachty)
Katy Perry — “Chained to the Rhythm” (feat. Skip Marley)
Harry Styles — “Sign of the Times”

Best Choreography
Kanye West — “Fade”
Ariana Grande — “Side to Side” (feat. Nicki Minaj)
Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
Sia — “The Greatest”
Fifth Harmony — “Down” (feat. Gucci Mane)

Best Editing
Future — “Mask Off”
Young Thug — “Wyclef Jean”
Lorde — “Green Light”
The Chainsmokers — “Closer” (feat. Halsey)
The Weeknd — “Reminder”

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