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YouTube Music Award Nominations Announced

YouTube has announced the nominees for its first awards show, and the list includes pretty much everyone you'd expect -- from Lady Gaga to Justin Bieber to PSY.

Nominations for the YouTube Music Awards, which will be webcast live from New York City on November 3rd, were determined by number of views, and fans are being asked to choose winners from the finalists roll.

Gaga, The Arcade Fire and Avicii will perform at the ceremony.

Nominees in the top categories are:

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 (ft. Nicki Minaj) -- "Beauty and a Beat"
  • Lady Gaga ­-- "Applause"
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (ft. Mary Lambert) -- "Same Love"
  • Miley Cyrus ­ -- "We Can't Stop"
  • One Direction ­-- "Best Song Ever"
  • PSY ­-- "Gentleman"
  • Selena Gomez ­-- "Come and Get It"

Artist of the Year:

  • Eminem
  • Epic Rap Battles
  • Justin Bieber
  • Katy Perry
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
  • Nicki Minaj
  • One Direction
  • PSY
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift

Fan  Response of the Year:

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

YouTube Phenomenon:

  • Diamonds
  • Gangnam Style
  • Harlem Shake
  • I Knew You Were Trouble
  • Thrift Shop
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