On November 3rd YouTube will broadcast their first annual music award show. The YouTube Music Awards categories will span: Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Response of the Year, YouTube Phenomenon, YouTube Breakthrough and Innovation of the Year. Recently both Tyler, The Creator and Flying Lotus recently bashed the award show, expressing their displeasure with the categories.  Seems like the YouTube music awards are pretty much the same as the VMAs. I don’t really see the point. — FLYLO FM (@flyinglotus) October 22, 2013 If it’s all about hits sure I get it but let’s be fair. YouTube award nominations clearly don’t care about cutting edge/innovation. — FLYLO FM (@flyinglotus) October 22, 2013 They had an opportunity to shine a light on all the artists that they helped to gain notoriety just to shit on them for uber famous acts — FLYLO FM (@flyinglotus) October 22, 2013 YOUTUBE AWARDS COULDVE FUCKING HAD NOMINATIONS ON COOL CREATIVE VIDEOS SHIT BUT NOOOO AGAIN ITS THE MOST TEENY BOPPER POP SHIT. YOU ARE BUTT — Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) October 23, 2013 WHY NOT GIVE AWARDS TO JUST DIRECTORS, THESE FUCKING WEAK ASS ARTIST DONT COME UP WITH THESE SHOTS OR SIT IN COLORING FUCK THEM THEY SUCK — Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) October 23, 2013   Interestingly enough, both Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt will actually be performing at the award show. You can check out all of the categories and nominees below.    Video of the Year: Epic Rap Battles of History – “Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney” Demi Lovato – “Heart Attack” Girls’ Generation - “I Got a Boy” 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”   Artist of the Year: Eminem Epic Rap Battles Justin Bieber Katy Perry Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Nicki Minaj One Direction PSY Rihanna Taylor Swift   Response of the Year: Boyce Avenue (feat. Fifth Harmony) - “Mirrors Jayesslee - “Gangnam Style” Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix - “Radioactive” ThePianoGuys - “Titanium / Pavane” Walk Off the Earth (feat. KRNFX) – “I Knew You Were Trouble”   YouTube Phenomenon: Diamonds Gangnam Style Harlem Shake I Knew You Were Trouble Thrift Shop   YouTube Breakthrough: Kendrick Lamar Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Naughty Boy Passenger Rudimental   Innovation of the Year: Anamanaguchi - “ENDLESS FANTASY” Atoms for Peace - “Ingenue” Bat for Lashes - “Lilies” DeStorm - “See Me Standing” Toro y Moi – “Say That”
News | October 23, 2013
Tyler, The Creator & Flying Lotus Bash YouTube Awards

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On November 3rd YouTube will broadcast their first annual music award show. The YouTube Music Awards categories will span: Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Response of the Year, YouTube Phenomenon, YouTube Breakthrough and Innovation of the Year.

Recently both Tyler, The Creator and Flying Lotus recently bashed the award show, expressing their displeasure with the categories. 

 

Interestingly enough, both Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt will actually be performing at the award show. You can check out all of the categories and nominees below. 

 

Video of the Year:

Epic Rap Battles of History – “Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney”

Demi Lovato – “Heart Attack”

Girls’ Generation – “I Got a Boy”

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”

 

Artist of the Year:

Eminem

Epic Rap Battles

Justin Bieber

Katy Perry

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Nicki Minaj

One Direction

PSY

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

 

Response of the Year:

Boyce Avenue (feat. Fifth Harmony) – “Mirrors

Jayesslee – “Gangnam Style”

Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix – “Radioactive”

ThePianoGuys – “Titanium / Pavane”

Walk Off the Earth (feat. KRNFX) – “I Knew You Were Trouble”

 

YouTube Phenomenon:

Diamonds

Gangnam Style

Harlem Shake

I Knew You Were Trouble

Thrift Shop

 

YouTube Breakthrough:

Kendrick Lamar

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Naughty Boy

Passenger

Rudimental

 

Innovation of the Year:

Anamanaguchi – “ENDLESS FANTASY”

Atoms for Peace – “Ingenue”

Bat for Lashes – “Lilies”

DeStorm – “See Me Standing”

Toro y Moi – “Say That”