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Rapper Lamar bags 6 awards in politically charged MTV awards

The globally televised 2017 MTV Video Music Awards pulled no punches as it took potshots at racial and gender biases in star-spangled style

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Kendrick Lamar performing (above) and with his haul for his album HUMBLE which includes the top prize of Video of the Year.

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Kendrick Lamar performing and with his haul for his album HUMBLE (above) which includes the top prize of Video of the Year.

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English songwriter Ed Sheeran won Artist of the Year, a new prize after the separate male and female categories were merged.

Los Angeles

RAPPER Kendrick Lamar dominated the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday as the glitzy gala took a political turn with impassioned denunciations of white supremacists in America. Lamar took the most prestigious award of Video of the Year for HUMBLE., his ironic look at his growing...