YouTube Music Awards
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|YouTube Music Awards|
|Awarded for||Best in music videos|
|First awarded||November 3, 2013|
The 2013 edition of the YTMAs were held at New York City's Pier 36 and were broadcast live at Youtube.com/YTMA. Some notable artists, including Arcade Fire, Pentatonix and Lindsey Stirling (collaboration), Tyler, The Creator, M.I.A., Lady Gaga and Eminem, performed. The award show started at 6pm EST and was scheduled for 90 minutes.
Fans could vote in each category by posting a specific links from Youtube.com/YTMA on either their Facebook, Google+ or Twitter. The video with the most posts in each category was 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. 50 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||Kia|
- Breakthrough of the Year
- Response of the Year
- Innovation of the Year
- YouTube Phenomenon
- Video of the Year
- Artist of the Year
- Spangler, Todd (October 21, 2013). "YouTube Music Awards Nominees Announced". Variety. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
- Hernandez, Brian Anthony (October 22, 2013). "YouTube Music Awards Reveals Nominees and Opens Social Voting". Mashable. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
- Music Awards Webcast: Watch Now! | Billboard[dead link]
- YouTube Music Awards: Streaming of consciousness?
- YouTube Music Awards Director Warns Viewers: Show Will Be Messy
- "The Winners". Retrieved March 2, 2015.