Thursday, October 24, 2013

YouTube Music Awards

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YouTube announced nominations for the first-ever YouTube Music Awards, a global event culminating in a live show from New York City on Sunday, November 3. Six categories, including Video, Artist, and YouTube Phenomenon of the Year, are now open for voting to fans around the world.

The lineup of top performers at the YouTube Music Awards continues to grow.  Avicii, M.I.A., Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler the Creator, and Walk Off the Earth join previously announced acts Eminem, Lady Gaga, and Arcade Fire for the live show, with YouTube sensations Lindsey Stirling and CDZA also on tap to perform. Actor and musician Jason Schwartzman is joined by comedian and musician Reggie Watts to host this live event presented in partnership with Kia Motors Corporation. Music video visionary Spike Jonze is creative director, with executive producers VICE Media and Sunset Lane Entertainment.

Nominations for the YouTube Music Awards are based on YouTube data over the last 12 months from September 2012, with nominees representing the artists and videos with the highest levels of YouTube fan engagement, including views, likes, shares, comments, and subscriptions.  Fans can now vote to determine the winners of each nomination category by visiting or searching “YTMA” on YouTube, and sharing the official YouTube Music Awards nomination videos across Google+,  Twitter and Facebook.

The six nomination categories and nominees for this year’s YouTube Music Awards are:

  • Video of the Year: Honoring the world’s most loved music videos, these nominees represent the videos with the most fan engagement on YouTube over the last year.
‣ Epic Rap Battles Of History - Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney

‣ Demi Lovato - Heart Attack

‣ Girls' Generation - I Got A Boy
‣ Justin Bieber (feat. Nicki Minaj) - Beauty And A Beat

‣ Lady Gaga - Applause

‣ Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Mary Lambert) - Same Love
‣ Miley Cyrus - We Can't Stop
‣ One Direction - Best Song Ever

‣ PSY - Gentleman
‣ Selena Gomez - Come & Get It

  • Artist of the Year: Honoring YouTube’s most-loved acts, nominees represent the most watched, shared, liked, and subscribed-to artists over the last year.
Epic Rap Battles of History
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Nicki Minaj
One Direction
Taylor Swift

  • Response of the Year: Honoring the best fan remix, parody or response video, these nominees represent the top “unofficial” fan videos on YouTube based on the videos fans watched, shared or liked.
‣ Boyce Avenue (feat. Fifth Harmony) - Mirrors
‣ Jayesslee - Gangnam Style
‣ Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix - Radioactive
‣ ThePianoGuys - Titanium / Pavane
‣ Walk Off the Earth (feat. KRNFX) - I Knew You Were Trouble

  • YouTube Phenomenon: Recognizing the YouTube trends that the world could not get enough of, nominees are based on the songs that generated the most fan videos.
‣ Diamonds
‣ Gangnam Style

‣ Harlem Shake

‣ I Knew You Were Trouble

‣ Thrift Shop

  • YouTube Breakthrough: Honoring music’s breakout new acts, nominees represent the artists who experienced the biggest growth in views and subscribers over the last year.
‣ Kendrick Lamar
‣ Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
‣ Naughty Boy
‣ Passenger
‣ Rudimental

  • Innovation of the Year:  Starting with videos selected by an international panel of musicians, YouTubers and creative luminaries, we then selected the creative video innovations that resonated most with fans on YouTube, based on views, likes, shares and comments.
Anamanaguchi - ENDLESS FANTASY
Atoms For Peace - Ingenue
Bat For Lashes - Lilies
DeStorm - See Me Standing
Toro Y Moi "Say That"

In the run up to the YouTube Music Awards, five music events will be streamed from around the world on YouTube, culminating in the live awards celebration at Pier 36 in New York City. The shows from Seoul, Tokyo, Moscow, London and Rio will kick off at 5am ET on November 3rd, and fans can tune in at

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  5. Thank you for sharing this exciting update about the YouTube Music Awards! I've been eagerly awaiting this year's event, and it's great to see the platform celebrating the incredible talent within the music community. As I prepare to immerse myself in the performances and highlights, I couldn't help but wonder about downloading the vanced music apk to enhance my music streaming experience. Could you kindly direct me to a reliable source where I can download it? Your insights would be greatly appreciated!


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