YouTube Plans Video Awards

Mar 19th, 2007 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

YouTubeYouTube plans to launch the YouTube Video Awards, an event to honor the best user-generated videos, acccording to a report at Mashable.

The seven categories are Most Inspirational, Most Creative, Best Series, Best Comedy, Musician of the Year, Best Commentary and Most Adorable Video Ever. Voting will take place from Monday to Friday. Winners will be announced on March 25th, and trophies will be awarded.

The nominees list will be familiar YouTube visitors: Renetto, Geriatric1927, Barats and Bereta, Smosh, Lonelygirl15, OK GO, and Ask a Ninja.

While YouTube follows many others with awards for user-generated content, it will be the first of these awards to bring with it the type of visibility and awareness that a site like YouTube offers.

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