Macklemore, One Direction And Lady Gaga Among YouTube Music Awards 2013 Nominations

22 October 2013, 10:57

Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato and PSY are also shortlisted for prizes at next month's ceremony.

The list of stars nominated for the first ever YouTube Music Awards have been released.

The Video Of The Year award will be a hotly contested category with the likes of Justin Bieber's 'Beauty And A Beat', Lady Gaga's 'Applause' and 'Same Love' by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all fighting it out.

Other categories include Artist Of The Year, Response Of The Year and YouTube Phenomenan.

The event takes place on 3rd November in New York City, but will also feature filmed footage from cities around the world - including Seoul and London.

Check out the full list of nominations for the YouTube Music Awards 2013 below:

Video of the Year: (Nominees represent the videos with the most fan engagement on YouTube over the last 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: (Focused on acts YouTube fans have made stars, nominees represent the most watched, shared, liked, and subscribed ­to artists)

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

Response of the Year: (Best fan remix, parody or response video, these nominees represent the top 'unofficial' fan videos on YouTube based on views, shares and other social activity)

  • 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: (Nominees are based on the phenomena that generated the most fan videos)

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

YouTube Breakthrough: (Focusing on breakout new acts, nominees represent the artists who experienced the biggest growth in views and subscribers)

  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Naughty Boy
  • Passenger
  • Rudimental

Innovation of the Year: (Most creative and innovative music videos on YouTube)

  • Anamanaguchi ­- ENDLESS FANTASY
  • Atoms For Peace ­- Ingenue
  • Bat For Lashes ­- Lilies
  • DeStorm ­- See Me Standing
  • Toro Y Moi - Say That