List of Winners of YouTube Music Awards 2013

The Youtube Music Awards Ceremony was organized on Sunday November 3 in New York City. The Selection Process was based entirely on Online Voting by Internet users. The award show featured live performances from music industry stars such as Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire, and Avicii. Despite being the first installment of the award, it created a considerable amount of buzz in Media. Below is the list of Nominees and Winners of the Awards under each of the five categories.

Video of the Year

Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney, Epic Rap Battles of History
Demi Lovato, Heart Attack
Justin Bieber (featuring Nicki Minaj), Beauty and A Beat
Lady Gaga, Applause
Girls’ Generation, I Got A Boy
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (featuring 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

Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Nicki Minaj
One Direction
Taylor Swift

WINNER: Eminem

Response of the Year

Boyce Avenue (featuring Fifth Harmony), Mirrors
Jayesslee, Gangnam Style
Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix, Radioactive
The Piano Guys, Titanium/Pavane
Walk Off the Earth (featuring KRNFX), I Knew You Were Trouble

WINNER: Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix, Radioactive

Youtube Phenomenon

I Knew You Were Trouble
Gangnam Style
Harlem Shake
Thrift Shop

WINNER: I Knew You Were Trouble

Youtube Breakthrough

Kendrick Lamar
Naughty Boy
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

WINNER: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Innovation of the Year

Anamanaguchi, Endless Fantasy
Atoms for Peace, Ingenue
DeStorm, See Me Standing
Bat for Lashes, Lilies
Toro Y Moi, Say That

WINNER: DeStorm, See Me Standing