Eminem

The first edition of the annual Youtube Awards took place yesterday with Rapper Eminem winning the Artist of the Year award?

The ceremony, which was streamed live on YouTube also featured top artists including Lady Gaga.

It was hosted by actor Jason Schwartzman and performance artist Reggie Watts.

Performances from around the world, including in London, Moscow, Seoul and Rio were streamed live into the ceremony.

The event, at Pier 36 in New York started with with actress Greta Gerwig performing in a live video for Arcade Fire and their new song Afterlife. She was followed by Lady Gaga, who performed her single Dope wearing a baseball cap and flannel shirt.

The winners of the awards were voted for by YouTube users.

The full list of winners:

Video of the year: Girls? Generation ? I Got A Boy
Artist of the year: Eminem
Response of the year: Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix ? Radioactive
YouTube phenomenon: I Knew You Were Trouble
YouTube breakthrough: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Innovation of the year: DeStorm ? See Me Standing

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