Eminem Among Winners of Inaugural YOUTUBE AWARDS; Full List Announced!
On Sunday, November 3rd at Pier 36 in New York City, Youtube hosted the inaugural Youtube Music Awards, a celebration of music honoring the artists and songs that Youtube fans have turned into global hits over the past year. Unlike traditional award shows, this event presented live performances by top artists, alongside some of YouTube's biggest stars, including Arcade Fire, Avicii, CDZA, Earl Sweatshirt, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Lindsey Stirling, M.I.A., Tyler, The Creator and Walk off the Earth.
Hosted by Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts and executive produced by Vice Media and Sunset Lane Entertainment, the event was lead by creative director Spike Jonze in collaboration with Chris Milk, Damien Kulash, Fafi, James Larese, Joe Sabia, Tyler the Creator, and Ray Tintori. The event was presented in partnership with Kia Motors Corporation.
Modern day music fans from across the globe spoke loud and clear, casting winning votes for artists in The Following categories:
Youtube MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS LIST*
· Video of the Year: Girls' Generation - I Got A Boy
Recognizes this year's biggest videos, based on what you watched, shared, liked and commented on.
· Artist of the Year: Eminem
Honors the biggest acts of the last year on YouTube, based on total number of views, likes, shares, comments and subscribers.