Advertisement

Kendrick Lamar

Compton native Kendrick is one of the few artists who’s achieved huge commercial success, while still maintaining credible respect from artists who’ve inspired him.

vote for Kendrick Lamar

  • Best Artist

    Kendrick Lamar

  • Best Hip Hop

    Kendrick Lamar

  • Winner

    Best Video

    Kendrick Lamar

Advertisement
  • watch nominated video

About the artist

From: Compton, USA

Debut: 'Section.80' (2011)

Biggest Hit: 'HUMBLE' (2017)

Awesome Accolades: Kendrick picked up an incredible SIX awards at this years MTV VMAs!

EMA nominations: Best US Act / Best Hip Hop/ Best Collab / Best Video 2015

EMA Wins: Best Song 2015 (w/ Taylor Swift for 'Bad Blood')

Fun Fact: Kendrick says he and Taylor Swift were mutual fans before she reached out to work with him on 'Bad Blood'.

Why MTV Love Him: His amazing his flow and lyrical wordplay!