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Kendrick Lamar triumphs at the MTV Video Music Awards

pagoskawaii 25 de August del 2017 celebrities
American rapper Kendrick Lamar triumphed at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) at the Los Angeles Forum on Sunday, taking five statuettes, including the coveted award for best ‘HUMBLE’ song of the year.

Kendrick Lamar triumphs at the MTV Video Music Awards

Lamar, in an unstoppable promotion thanks to his latest album ‘DAMN’ (2017), also won the awards for best special effects, best artistic direction, best direction and best hip-hop video, all of them by ‘HUMBLE ‘.

He just missed a cherry to finish off an ideal night as the British Ed Sheeran snatched the award for best artist of the year, one of the novelties of this edition, as for the first time the VMA awards did not separate men and women in two Different categories.

The Awards

In his grateful speech to note the award for the best clip of the year, Lamar stressed that he would be nothing without his equipment. Zayn and Taylor Swift won the Best Collaboration Award for ‘I Do Not Wanna Live Forever’, Kanye West won the award for best choreography for ‘Fade’ And Zedd and Alessia Cara prevailed in the category of best dance video with ‘Stay’.

Also, Fifth Harmony and Gucci Mane won the VMA for the best pop video for ‘Down’, while Lil Uzi Vert took the prize for the best song of the summer for ‘XO Tour Llif3’ by defeating the remix of ‘Despacito’ Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber.

Accompanied by children and seniors, Miley Cyrus performed the song ‘Younger Now’, while Latin-born artist Demi Lovato and legend Rod Stewart performed live from Las Vegas.

The peculiar note was put by Lord, who in the social networks had announced that he had the flu and that for that reason did not sing his song ‘Homemade Dynamite’ but showed a version in ‘playback’ while he dedicated to dance throughout the song. Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj, with a show inspired by the iconography of the basketball, Ed Sheeran and Thirty Seconds To Mars were other of the stars that walked by the prizes.

Perry was precisely the master of ceremonies of the VMAs. The singer appeared floating like an astronaut and throughout the night released several criticisms, not totally explicit, addressed to US President Donald Trump. “Even in the apocalypse, we need a good soundtrack,” said Perry In a hopeful tone shortly before starting the gala.

The one who was much more direct in reflecting on the delicate political situation of the country was Paris Jackson, who advocated showing “Nazi cocoons and white supremacists” that in the United States there is no room for “their violence, their hatred and their discrimination “.

The VMAs are one of the most important shows in the music, which also shows the influence of Hip Hop in the new generation, despite this, was one of the genres that was least heard during the 2017 awards.

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