YouTube Music Awards
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|YouTube Music Awards|
|Awarded for||Best in music videos|
|First awarded||November 3, 2013|
|Last awarded||March 23, 2015|
The 2013 edition of the YTMAs were held at Pier 36 in New York City and were broadcast live at Youtube.com/YTMA. The live award show was preceded by a series of events all-day in locations around the world; including Seoul, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, and London, respectively. Performers included Arcade Fire, Lindsey Stirling, Tyler, The Creator, M.I.A., Lady Gaga and Eminem, among others. The award show started at 6pm EST and was scheduled for 90 minutes.
Fans voted in each category by sharing specific links from Youtube.com/YTMA on either their Facebook, Google+ or Twitter accounts or by accruing video views for nominees. The video with the most views, shares, comments, and/or likes in each category was determined the winner. Artist of the Year was won by Eminem and Video of the Year was won by Girls' Generation for their video "I Got a Boy".
The winners of the 2015 edition of the award show were announced on March 2, 2015. Fifty winners were chosen based on the "growth in views, subscribers, and engagement over the last six months."
List of ceremonies
|Year||Date||Venue||Host city||Host||Main sponsor|
|2013||November 3||Pier 36||New York City||Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts||Kia|
|2015||March 23||Online||Tyler Oakley|
- Breakthrough of the Year
- Response of the Year
- Innovation of the Year
- YouTube Phenomenon
- Video of the Year
- Artist of the Year
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