After a massively publicised build-up, the time has come to sit back, grab a drink, and get more acquainted with your laptop to watch YouTube’s inaugural Music Awards.

Streamed live from New York’s Pier 36, the event, sponsored by rising car manufacturer Kia Motors will celebrate the best in world music over the past 12 months, and feature performances by Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire, M.I.A. and Earl Sweatshirt, amongst others. In this post, not only can you watch the show live, we’ll also be updating with the latest news and live performances as and when they happen.

So, sit back, relax, and hit the play button below to stream live, and click here to find out more about Kia’s stunning range of cars.

Lady Gaga – Dope

Eminem – Rap God

Connor Maynard – R U Crazy

Foxes – Youth

Tinie Tempah – Trampoline