Eminem gets nomination for YouTube Music Awards

Earlier this month, it was reported that US rapper Eminem is all set to perform at very first YouTube Music Awards ceremony in New York City on 3rd November. As the date comes close, YouTube has unveiled their nominees and nomination categories. Categories include – Innovation of the Year, YouTube Breakthrough, YouTube Phenomenon, Response of the Year, Artist of the Year and Video of the Year. The nominees for this new award ceremony were selected depending on views in the last twelve months.

Spike Jonze will be the director of the show, while actor Jason Schwartzman will host the show. YouTube has revealed the names of M.I.A. and Avicii as performers, alongside Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire and Eminem.

Last year there was a rumor about the Rapture hip hop event, which is the brainchild of Paul Dainty, an Australian promoter and Eminem’s manager Paul Rosenberg. But all the speculations are going to be a reality now.

In a recent interview, Paul Dainty stated that he is really very excited to be working with Eminem on Rapture, an annual event with a long term vision of showcasing the best of the best in hip hop at affordable prices to the punter.
Eminem is riding very high on the 1st three tracks from his following album named The Marshall Mathers LP 2. He just dropped the stunning 6 minute manifesto Rap God. Recently he headlines the Reading/Leeds festival.

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