The YouTube Music Awards is just moments away and while it honors the achievements of various musical artists and groups, the event also introduces a new kind of star – YouTube performers.

YouTube has been the home of a variety of talented individuals/groups that showcase their skills in parodies, remixes, covers and much more. These artists have showcased their talents on YouTube, many of whom have become overnight stars. YouTube has also helped inspire some of the biggest creative minds to create innovative videos on YouTube.

The nominees for Innovation of the Year and Response of the Year are:

Innovation of the Year

1. Bat for Lashes – Lilies

2. Atoms for Peace – Ingenue

3. DeStorm – See Me Standing

4. Toro Y Moi – Say That

5. Anamanaguchi – Endless Fantasy

Response of the Year

1. Lindsey Stirling and Pentatonix – Radioactive

2. ThePianoGuys – Titanium/Pavane

3. Boyce Avenue (ft. Fifth Harmony) – Mirrors

4. Walk Off the Earth ft. KRNFX – I Knew You Were Trouble

5. Jayesslee – Gangnam Style

For more information on the YTMAs and other award nominees, please click here.

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