News

Lady Gaga to perform at first YouTube Music Awards

Lady Gaga to perform at first YouTube Music Awards

YOUTUBE AWARDS: The first YouTube Music Awards will feature performances from Lady Gaga and Arcade Fire. Photo: Associated Press/Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube is launching its own music awards and Lady Gaga will perform at the first-time event.

The Google Inc.-owned company announced Tuesday that Eminem and Arcade Fire also will perform at the YouTube Music Awards on Nov. 3.

It will take place at Pier 36 in New York City and stream live online.

The awards show will honor “artists and songs that YouTube fans have turned into global hits over the past year.”

Nominees will be announced Oct. 17.

Actor Jason Schwartzman will host the YouTube Music Awards.

A press release says the awards show will also feature events from Seoul, Moscow, London and Brazil.

Latest Stories

in Sports

NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned,’ for regular-season game

nbaallstar

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.

in Sports

Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out

bostonredsox

After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.

in Sports

WATCH: Annual Virginia pony swim

11-overlay21

"Salt water cowboys" round up dozens of horses for the tradition off the Virginia coast, now in its 90th year.