Buzz Bites (11/4/13): Eminem, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Win Big At The YouTube Music Awards

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Eminem, and Taylor Swift were among the YouTube Music Awards winners.

The “White Walls” duo won Breakthrough Of The Year at Sunday night’s YouTube Music Awards.

+ Some of your favesiest faves took home the top honors at Sunday night’s YouTube Music Awards, including Eminem (Artist Of The Year), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Breakthrough Of The Year), and Taylor Swift, whose “I Knew You Were Trouble.” clip won YouTube Phenomenon. Additionally, the K-pop goddesses of Girls Generation beat out the likes of One Direction and Miley Cyrus to nab Video Of The Year for “I Got A Boy.” View the complete winners list. (MTV News)

+ No discussion of YouTube Music Awards highlights would be complete without mentioning the Spike Jonze-directed live music videos, duh. Lady Gaga debuted promotional ARTPOP single “Dope” (out now) in an emotionally raw performance, Arcade Fire awkwardly yet adorably danced like nobody was watching with actress Greta Gerwig on “Afterlife,” and even M.I.A. and Tyler, The Creator got in on the unpredictable fun. Closing out the inaugural event, Eminem proved his “Rap God” status once again. (MTV News)

+ Guess that was a reminder for anyone who missed Em annihilate the “Saturday Night Live” stage with “Survival” and “Berzerk” on Nov. 2? Watch him perform the latter with producer Rick Rubin serving as DJ. (MTV News)

+ Switching gears from her “Work B**ch” dominatrix persona, Britney Spears reveals a softer side in the new Britney Jean single, “Perfume,” which she released last night. Our nuanced opinion on the track? BRB, HYPERVENTILATING DUE TO COMPLICATIONS OF FLAWLESSNESS. (MTV News)

+ Dishing to New York’s Power 105.1 FM, Nicki Minaj revealed that she’s back in the studio, recording an album she hopes to release in 2014. (Idolator)

+ What’s cuter than news that Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC fame got married on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Orlando, Fla.? Umm, how about the fact that JC Chasez, Joey Fatone, Lance Bass, and even Justin Timberlake reunited to serve as Chris’ ushers?! Ah, Happy Monday! (E!)

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