NEW YORK (October 1, 2013)--YouTube is launching its own music awards and Lady Gaga will perform at the first event, the Google Inc.-owned company announced Tuesday.
YouTube said Eminem and Arcade Fire will also perform at the YouTube Music Awards on Nov. 3. at Pier 36 in New York City, which will stream live online.
The announcement said 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 said the awards show will also feature events from Seoul, South Korea; Moscow; London; and Brazil.