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The YouTube Awards also known as the YouTube Video Awards was a promotion run by the video-sharing website YouTube to recognize the best user-generated videos of the year. The awards were presented twice, in and , with winners being voted for by the site's users from shortlists compiled by YouTube staff. YouTube was launched on February 14, , and quickly began to grow — by July , traffic to the site had increased by percent. As a result of this success, YouTube launched their own awards promotion in March to honor some of the site's best videos. Seven shortlists were compiled, with ten videos per shortlist.