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( Dan Honda )
YouTube stars achieving Hollywood-like fame
YouTube has become the place where comedians, musicians, lifestyle and beauty gurus and others go hoping to get discovered, like the Tinseltown starlets of yore. The top five YouTube stars -- the most popular people you have probably never heard of -- now have more subscribers than Mexico has people.
( Fernando Leon )
Taylor Swift leads AMA nominations with six; can she win them all?
Swift received six nominations, while The Weeknd and Ed Sheeran got five nominations each.