YouTube has announced the nominations for the first-ever YouTube Music Awards, which will take place in New York City on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Nominees represent the artists and videos with the highest levels of YouTube fan engagement, including views, likes, shares, comments, and subscriptions.

Winners will be selected by the fans, who can now vote by visiting

The nominees are:

Video of the Year

-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

-Epic Rap Battles of History
-Justin Bieber
-Katy Perry
-Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
-Nicki Minaj
-One Direction
-Taylor Swift

Response of the Year

-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

-Gangnam Style
-Harlem Shake
-I Knew You Were Trouble
-Thrift Shop

YouTube Breakthrough

-Kendrick Lamar
-Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
-Naughty Boy

Innovation of the Year

-Anamanaguchi - Endless Fantasy
-Atoms For Peace - Ingenue
-Bat For Lashes - Lilies
-DeStorm - See Me Standing
-Toro Y Moi "Say That"