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O Music Awards Winners

by Photo of Antoinette Cammarano

Winners of the O Music Awards were announced during the shows 24 hour live stream.

O Music Awards Winners

The O Music Awards, a little known awards show, announced the winners of their various categories on June 19th on their website, omusicawards.com. 

The awards show, which is only in their third year, is the brainchild of Viacom to honor innovations in digital music, technology, and the crossover between the two. 

Since the first year of the O Music Awards, it has been known to set records and make history. In 2011, the inaugural year of this awards show, rapper Chiddy of the group Chiddy Bang received two Guinness Book of World Records titles - one for the longest freestyle rap and one for longest marathon rapping - after he performed for 9 hours, 16 minutes, and 22 seconds. Following suit, the next year a group of 13 dancers came together to get the title of longest team dance marathon. After dancing for over 24 hours, they received the title and managed to raise more than $32,000, which was donated to various charities.

This year, partier extraordinaire Andrew W.K. set the record for longest drum session in a retail store by drumming for 24 hours straight. The ante keeps getting upped each year.      

Needless to say, this awards show is doing a great job of making a name for itself. This year, the O Music Awards streamed 24 hours of live music and awards to fans via their website, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. 

The categories and winners of this year's O Music Awards are:

Make a Band Famous: Darling Parade

Analog Genius Award: Jack White

Best Artist Instagram: Joe Jonas

Best Interactive Music Video: "Lost in the Echo" by Linkin Park

Best Music App: Crowdsync

Best Music Hack: The Bonhamizer 

Best Web-Born Artist: Kitty

Digital Genius Award: Yoko Ono

Fan Army FTW: Tokyo Hotel "Aliens" 

Most Inspiring Fan Outreach: Avcii

Must-Follow Artist on Twitter: Andrew W.K.

Next Big Scene: Seapunk

Our Favorite Musical Cat: Lil Bub

The "Friday, Friday:" Lip Dubs 

Too Much Ass for TV: The Stars (Are Out Tonight) by David Bowie

A total of 50 bands and artists, including the Jonas Brothers, Hanson, and Andrew W.K., performed throughout the 24 hours that the awards show streamed.

Congratulations to all of the winners! 

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