Vevo signs up more big brands
Vevo has announced a barrage of new brands who are advertising on its music videos portal. They include Bally Total Fitness, Comcast, Estee Lauder, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment....
March 18, 2010
EMI and TuneWiki agree lyrics licensing extension
EMI Music Publishing has expanded its licensing deal with TuneWiki to allow the company to use its lyrics outside its own website and mobile applications. The agreement heads off a possible lawsuit, according to Digital Music...
March 9, 2010
Vevo boss reveals latest stats and branding plans
Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff says CPMs are creeping up to $20 for some of the company's most lucrative advertising partnerships - compared to the $2 that he says was traditionally charged around online music videos. He also says...
March 5, 2010
Lady Gaga accounting for 25% of Vevo traffic, claims Interscope
It seems Vevo is benefitting from Gaga-mania, judging by comments from Interscope/Geffen's EVP of digital Ted Mico. At the Digital Music East conference this week, he claimed that Lady Gaga is accounting for a quarter of...
February 25, 2010
Vevo boss thinks WMG’s holdout is a mistake
Warner Music Group remains the only major label not to sign up for the Vevo music videos joint venture - something the latter's CEO Rio Caraeff thinks is a mistake.
February 22, 2010
Vevo launches branded Grammys channel
Online music portal Vevo has announced a deal with The Recording Academy and CBS to launch a dedicated channel for music awards The Grammys.
February 2, 2010
Universal Music Publishing Group launching Vevo channel for songwriters
Universal Music Publishing Group is launching its own channel on music video portal Vevo, called Behind The Hit Songs. Chairman and CEO David Renzer announced the news at MIDEM yesterday, saying it'll be a songwriters channel.
January 27, 2010
Vevo traffic overtook MySpace Music in December
New figures from comScore show that music videos portal Vevo has made an impressive start. In December, it attracted 35.4 million unique visitors, vaulting it ahead of MySpace Music's 33.1 million. And Vevo didn't launch...
January 14, 2010
Music Ally Report :: Video thrills the industry stars
- Video thrills the industry stars - Trendwatch: who'll get bought in 2010? - From metrics to empirical - Market profile: Norway - Brad Josling: Contextualised music
January 7, 2010
Muziic picks a fight with Vevo (and loses)
Remember Muziic? It used to be a PC application that let people build music playlists from YouTube videos, but just after Christmas it launched a website version. One of the key selling points? The ability to also play videos...
January 4, 2010
Vevo boss reveals plans for connected TVs and mobile
After PaidContent ran a not-entirely-positive review of the new Vevo music videos portal, its CEO Rio Caraeff has responded to defend the company, promising an improvement in its search functionality and a push to license...
December 18, 2009