Year in Music 2017
The Year in R&B/Hip-Hop Charts: Drake Three-Peats as Top Artist, Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Is Top Album
The Year In Latin Charts: Daddy Yankee, 'Despacito,' Shakira & Ozuna Lead
The Year in Dance/Electronic Charts: The Chainsmokers, Marshmello & Calvin Harris Score
The Year In Social & Streaming Charts: BTS, 'Despacito,' Kendrick Lamar & More
YouTube Music Awards Webcast: Watch Now!
The YouTube Music Awards are over! Watch the re-broadcast in the player above and check out a recap of the show right here.
The inaugural YouTube Music awards will be webcast live on Sunday (November 3) from New York's Pier 36, and you can watch the whole thing right here on Billboard.com.
The YouTube Music Awards begin on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET and run until 7:30 p.m. ET. The 90-minute show will feature performances by Eminem, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, Avicii, M.I.A., Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler the Creator, Walk Off the Earth and more. Actor Jason Schwartzman and musician Reggie Watts will host, while Spike Jonze is creative director. YouTube will also be making a whole day of it: the 14-hour webcast is set to begin at 5 a.m. ET with other performances from Seoul, London, Moscow and Rio throughout the day leading up to the main event.
The nominees for this first ever YouTube Music Awards include major music stars like Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga, as well as rising artists like Pentatonix, the Piano Guys and Lindsey Stirling.
Nominees were chosen based on views over the past 12 months. The awards include six categories -- Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Response of the Year, YouTube Phenomenon, YouTube Breakthrough and Innovation of the Year.