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Get creative. Go nuts. Be in the YTMAs

By The YTMA Team

The countdown is on. In just two days, we’ll host the first-ever YouTube Music Awards, celebrating the videos that you watched, shared, and loved the most over the past year.

Whether you’re crazy for Slim Shady, gaga for Gaga or cuckoo for K-Pop, this Sunday, November 3 show will have something for everyone. Each nomination category was created by your views, comments, likes, subscriptions and shares. (That’s how we ended up with six epic battles - check the data behind Video and Artist of the Year here!) Creative director Spike Jonze has loads of surprises up his sleeve, and co-hosts Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts are planning to bring you a night that’s as unique as your favorite playlist.

And YOU could be in it.

That’s right. We’re asking you to upload a video to for a chance to be featured. Check out Jason’s video for more on how your creativity could become a part of the big show:

If a video selfie isn’t your thing, there’s still time to participate. Vote for your favorite artists, songs and videos, at or by searching “YTMA” on YouTube.

And then join us! Starting at 5 a.m. ET on Sunday, tune in at to catch music events from Seoul, Moscow, London and Rio, culminating in the live event from Pier 36 in New York City at 6 p.m. ET.

See you there!