Merdeka.com --- Enam kategori dipertandingkan dalam ajang Youtube MusicAwards 2013 yang bakal digelar 3 November mendatang. Ajang ini melibatkan video-video popular sepanjang satu tahun terakhir. Daftar nominasi telah diumumkan penyelenggara pada Selasa (22/10) kemarin. Kategori yang dipertandingkan adalah Artist of the Year, YouTube Phenomenon, Response of the Year, Innovation Of The Year, Video of the Year dan Breakthrough of the Year. Fans musik dapat menentukan sendiri siapa pemenang di tiap kategori dengan melakukan voting. Caranya, cukup melakukan share video favorit yang telah disediakan Youtube melalui Google+, Facebook, dan Twitter. Berikut daftar nominasi Youtube MusicAwards 2013: Video of the Year videos with most fan engagement
  • 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 most watched, shared, liked, and subscribed-to artists:
  • Eminem
  • Epic Rap Battles of History
  • 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:
  • 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 songs that generated the most fan videos:
  • Diamonds
  • Gangnam Style
  • Harlem Shake
  • I Knew You Were Trouble
  • Thrift Shop
YouTube Breakthrough artists with biggest growth in views and subscribers:
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Naughty Boy
  • Passenger
  • Rudimental
Innovation of the Year creative video innovations with most views, likes, shares and comments:
  • Anamanguchi Endless Fantasy
  • Atoms For Peace Ingenue
  • Bat For Lashes Lilies
  • DeStorm See Me Standing
  • Toro Y Moi "Say That"