MTV Japan has announced the winners of the 16th annual "MTV Video Music Awards Japan".
For the 2017 edition of the awards, 17 different categories were considered, with winners selected by creative directors for MTV. Music videos released between August 1, 2016 - August 1, 2017 were eligible for consideration.
On September 4, MTV Japan announced the winners of the 17 different categories. Gen Hoshino had the most awards this year with 2, one for Best Male Video (Japan) and Best Choreography.
The award for Best Video of the Year will be selected by the public through a vote. All 17 videos that won awards in the subcategories are eligible to win the award.
The "MTV VMAJs 2017" live show will be broadcast on September 27. Along with performances by several artists, the winner of the Best Video of the Year award will be announced.
Check out the winners of the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2017 below:
Best Male Video (Japan)
Family Song - Gen Hoshino
Best Male Video (International)
That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
Best Female Video (Japan)
Pa - Kana Nishino
Best Female Video (International)
Bon Apperir feat. MIGOS - Katy Perry
Best Group Video (Japan)
BLAST! - Momoiro Clover Z
Best Group Video (International)
Closer feat. HALSEY - The Chainsmokers
Best New Artist Video (Japan)
Lightning - THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE
Best New Artist Video (International)
Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
Best Rock Video
CHARM - WANIMA
Best Metal Video
Hardwired - Metallica
Best Alternative Video
KATOKU - Rekishi
Best Pop Video
Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
Best R&B Video
(RE)PLAY - Daichi Miura
Best Hip Hop Video
Sen% - Kick the Can Crew
Best Dance Video
Labyrinth - MONDO GROSSO
Best Collaboration Video
Boukyaku feat. KOHH - Utada Hikaru
Koi - Gen Hoshino