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Eminem, Taylor Swift win first live YouTube Music Awards

Eminem, Taylor Swift win first live YouTube Music Awards

Eminem took away the award for 'Artist of the Year' while Taylor Swift scored the 'YouTube Phenomenon' award.

London: Eminem and Taylor Swift were among the big winners at the first live YouTube Music Awards.

The 'Rap God' rapper took away the award for 'Artist of the Year' after performing the track from his latest album The Marshall Mathers LP 2.

Whilt Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' scored the 'YouTube Phenomenon' award. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis received the gong for 'YouTube Breakthrough'.

South Korean girl group Girls' Generation won 'Video of the Year' for 'I Got A Boy', with vocalist Tiffany collecting the accolade on stage.

The show featured numerous performances from artists including Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, Avicii and MIA, as well as Tinie Tempah, Conor Maynard and Dizzee Rascal who performed from London.

The awards celebrated the success of established artists across the world, as well as YouTube sensations who have grown their musical following through the video sharing website.

first published:November 04, 2013, 17:47 IST