Guest Post by the Karaoke Channel Manager James Jones:
It’s that time of the year again! Tree up! Décor done! It’s time to sit back and relax because the countdown to Christmas starts here.
Join your host James Jones and a few special guests as we take a look back at the past year on YouNow. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, you are all invited to the party, and there will be a chance for you to win some YouNow swag!
The show will commence at 8pm GMT / 3pm EST / 12pm PST on Wednesday, December 18th on the Karaoke channel. So grab the egg nog, place the pigs-in-blankets on a plate, and get ready. Yule have fun!
The Karaoke challenge, the live weekly competition hosted by James, will resume after the new year on January 8th 2014.
Join DJ Steve Porter for a live set this Thursday on YouNow’s DJ Channel!
A leading international DJ for more than a decade, Porter has been a fixture at music festivals throughout the world, including Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Ultra Music Festival. He has produced 5 albums and released over 80 singles and 40 remixes worldwide.
Among his many accolades and achievements, Porter was named one of Fast Company’s ‘Most Creative People in 2013, the “Digital Mix Master” by Sports Illustrated, and a ’Top 100 Most Creative People’ by Fast Company.
Currently, Porter is in the process of launching PH Recordings, an online marketplace dedicated to music. PH Recordings will feature Steve’s newest music productions and collaborations with other artists, as well as an archived library of Steve’s re-mastered tracks.
We are honored to feature Steve Porter this Thursday. Tune in live at 8 PM EST (5 PST) on the DJ Channel!
Win a brand new GoPro camera during PointlessBlog’s Live YouNow/Shopcade Giveaway!
On Wednesday, December 4th at 3pm EST / 12pm PST / 8pm GMT, Alfie from PointlessBlog will be choosing one lucky fan to become the owner of a brand new GoPro camera.
To qualify, you must:
Become a YouTube Partner through RPM!
We have teamed up with Maker Studios to offer an exclusive YouTube partnership opportunity to YouNowers!
Maker Studios’ RPM is the fastest-growing network on YouTube, and the best way for you to increase your exposure and monetizing potential for your YouTube channel!
YouNowers now have an opportunity to join the RPM Network as VIP members, and get the following perks and privileges:
- Collaboration opportunities with top Maker Studios YouTubers
- Social media shout-outs
- Your channel highlighted and promoted via RPM
- Featured broadcast on YouNow
- Access to broadcast on the exclusive YouNow “Star Maker” channel
- Priority access to RPM’s Support Team
To learn more and to apply, please click here.
Join Never Shout Never for a live acoustic performance and chat this Wednesday evening to celebrate the release of The Xmas EP!
They will be live November 27 at 8 PM EST/5 PST on Music Talk!
Win a brand new GoPro camera during Connor Franta’s Live YouNow/Shopcade Giveaway!
On Saturday, November 30th at 5 pm EST / 2pm PST / 10pm GMT, Connor Franta will be choosing one lucky fan to become the owner of a brand new GoPro camera.
To qualify, you must:
Join Queensryche live this Saturday for the exclusive world premiere of their new video, Ad Lucem. The band will be live at 2:30 PM EST (11:30 AM PST) on the Spotlight channel to chat with fans and to show the video.
Ad Lucem is a 10-minute conceptual music video that features three of the band’s songs, and this Saturday will be your first chance to see it!
Guest Post by RSGS host, Alison Jeffery.
If you have a challenge idea that you would like to see in the RSGS, join the Gameshow Facebook group HERE and post your idea! Who knows, we might just use your challenge next week!
Challenge #1, The Self Portrait Challenge! (Submitted by Amad Majeed):
Calling all talented artists: it is time to show us what you’ve got! Draw a self portrait of yourself BUT, you can NOT use your hands! You have two minutes to complete your masterpiece. (2 minute limit)
Challenge #2, The YouTuber Imitation Challenge!:
Show us how well you can imitate your favorite YouTubers! Pick any number of YouTubers as the chat tries to guess who you are. (2 minute limit)
Challenge #3, The Twerking Instructional Video! (Submitted by Ryan Evans):
Imagine you are recording a video to teach the world how to twerk! Explain your steps to achieve the perfect twerk. Get Shaking! (2 minute limit)
Guest Post by YouTuber Channel Manager, Ian Dokie:
All those hours watching YouTube videos might finally pay off. Join me for an hour-long trivia night on Monday, November 25th, at 7pm EST.
Answer trivia questions about the YouTube community for a chance to win a YouNow hat, a featured broadcast slot directly following the show, or thousands of YouNow coins!
Chat live with Daughtry to celebrate the release of their new album, Baptized! They will be live on the Music Talk channel Thursday (11/21) at 3:30 PM EST / 12:30 PST.