NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Piano Guys are nominated for a YouTube Music Award for their video "Titanium/Pavane" in the category of "Response of the Year." Honoring the best fan remix, parody or response video, the nominees in this category represent the top "unofficial" fan videos on YouTube based on the videos fans watched, shared or liked. Fans of The Piano Guys can vote for them at http://tinyurl.com/mupwpdh.
With over 13 Million YouTube views, "Titanium/Pavane" features The Piano Guys' signature twist of melding popular songs, in this case David Guetta's "Titanium," with classical compositions like Gabriel Faure's "Pavane." The Piano Guys are known for filming their music videos in beautiful and unexpected locations. This video was filmed at Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park. Their latest video "Kung Fu Piano: The Cello Ascends" was filmed at the Great Wall of China!
In just two years, The Piano Guys have gained over 2 Million YouTube subscribers and over a quarter of a billion YouTube views for their self-made videos. The group of Utah dads started making music videos together for fun and their hobby turned into a worldwide phenomenon when their self-made YouTube videos amassed millions of views. The Piano Guys features Jon Schmidt (Piano), Steven Sharp Nelson (Cello), Al Van Der Beek (Producer, Songwriter) and Paul Anderson (Producer, Videographer). Portrait/Sony Masterworks just released the classical-pop group's new holiday album, A Family Christmas on October 22.
The first ever YouTube Music Awards will take place in New York City on Sunday November 3rd. Hosting the awards are actor and musician Jason Schwartzman and comedian and musician Reggie Watts.
For more information on The Piano Guys and tour dates visit www.ThePianoGuys.com.
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SOURCE Sony Masterworks