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This article was published on October 22, 2013

YouTube announces the nominations for its first music awards – go vote for your favorite now

YouTube announces the nominations for its first music awards – go vote for your favorite now
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youtube squareYouTube recently announced plans for its first-ever music awards and the nominations are in, so you can now go vote for your favorites.

Artists nominated across the award categories — Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, YouTube Phenomenon, YouTube Breakthrough and Innovation of the Year — include PSY, Lady Gaga, Girls’ Generation and Kendrick Lamar. It’s not all stars though, an additional category — Response of the Year — shines light on fans whose remixes of songs proved popular.

Fans can vote by liking and sharing their videos of choice from the office videos (below). The winners will be announced during a live-streamed event in New York on November 3.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLbpi6ZahtOH48pyWb1uwE6TC6NcdiIUF4&v=G2MjXU6loMo

➤ Calling All Music Fans: YouTube Music Award Voting Opens Today [YouTube Blog] | Via Engadget

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