Who Won At The YouTube Music Awards?

Posted Nov 4, 2013

Yesterday was the night of the first YouTube Music Awards. The YouTube Music Awards was the first YouTube fan powered music celebration. Eminem was the Artist of the Year and Girls’ Generation won the Video of the Year. The event was hosted by Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts. Below is a list of the winners:


Breakthrough of the Year

Nominees: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; Kendrick Lamar; Naughty Boy; Passenger; Rudimental – Winner: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Response of the Year

Nominees: Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix; “Radioactive”; Boyce Avenue (feat. Fifth Harmony) “Mirrors”; Jayesslee, “Gangnam Style”; ThePianoGuys, “Titanium/Pavane”; Walk Off the Earth (feat. KRNFX), “I Knew You Were Trouble” – Winner: Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix; “Radioactive”

Innovation of the Year

Nominees: DeStorm, “See Me Standing”; Anamanaguchi, “Endless Fantasy”; Atoms For Peace, “Ingenue”; Bat For Lashes, “Lilies”; Toro Y Moi, “Say That” – Winner: DeStorm, “See Me Standing”

YouTube Phenomenon

Nominees: “I Knew You Were Trouble”; “Diamonds” ; “Gangnam Style”; “Harlem Shake”; “Thrift Shop” – Winner: “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Video of the Year

Girls’ Generation “I Got A Boy”; Demi Lovato, “Heart Attack”; Epic Rap Battles Of History, “Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney”‘ 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” – Winner: Girls’ Generation “I Got A Boy”

Artist of the Year

Nominees: Eminem; Epic Rap Battles Of History; Justin Bieber; Katy Perry; Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; Nicki Minaj; One Direction; Psy; Rihanna; Taylor Swift – Winner: Eminem

Below is the full video as uploaded by YouTube user The Mortal World: