You Tube is letting music-video fans pick the winners of the first You Tube Music Awards, announcing a slate of nominees that includes Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Rihanna and Taylor Swift — plus several popular homegrown musical acts.The kudocast will stream live from New York City on Sunday, Nov. The Google-owned site is emulating the MTV Video Music Awards to lure users to its vast trove of music videos, which includes those provided through Vevo.The NYC awards show will feature live performances by Lady Gaga, Eminem and Arcade Fire, along with You Tube musical acts Lindsey Stirling and CDZA, as previously announced.In addition, You Tube has lined up five other acts: Avicii, M. A., Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler the Creator and Walk Off the Earth.J-14 is rolling out the red carpet with our first-ever Teen Icon Awards where we will honor the hottest teen stars, movies, TV shows, music, and web stars over the past year. OFFICIAL LIST OF NOMINATIONS Iconic Singer Jason DerÃ¼lo Justin Bieber Katy Perry Ke$ha Lady Gaga Taylor Swift Iconic Band Allstar Weekend Boys Like Girls Forever the Sickest Kids Jonas Brothers Paramore We The Kings Iconic Song "Airplanes" - B.o. For four days over Labor Day weekend, five of the categories were announced exclusively on j14each day and thousands of you commented on who should be nominated for each category. The J-14 editors looked over all the suggestions and now we proudly present your 2010 Teen Icon Award nominees!
The You Tube Music Awards nominees span six categories: Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Response of the Year, You Tube Phenomenon, You Tube Breakthrough and Innovation of the Year. The You Tube Music Awards (dubbed “YTMA” for short by the site) will be hosted by actor-musician Jason Schwartzman with comedian-musician Reggie Watts.
The nominees in each category are: Prior to the awards show, to be held at New York City’s Pier 36, You Tube will stream five music events live from Seoul, Tokyo, Moscow, London and Rio starting at 5 a.m. Show will be directed by filmmaker Spike Jonze, with exec producers Vice Media and Sunset Lane Entertainment. A You Tube rep the attendees to the awards show in New York and events in other locations will comprise You Tube fans, creators and invited guests, with additional details to be announced.