Tag: music videos
YouTube’s offline mobile viewing: more details revealed
We reported earlier this week on YouTube's plans to allow people to download videos to their mobile devices for offline viewing in the YouTube app. But how will this work, and what will it mean for the music rightsholders...
September 20, 2013
Vevo bags GEMA licensing deal to launch in Germany
YouTube's long-running licensing dispute with German collecting society GEMA has seen many music videos blocked in that country, and growing frustration from labels. Some good news for the latter, today: not a YouTube licensing...
September 2, 2013
Looping music-videos startup Coub raises $1m
Russian startup Coub has raised $1m to fuel global expansion of its website, which lets people create looping music videos using footage from YouTube and Vimeo. The company says that it's currently attracting 8m unique visitors...
July 23, 2013
GEMA sues YouTube
GEMA has filed a lawsuit against YouTube, demanding a cease-and-desist order to stop it implying to users that GEMA is refusing to license videos.
January 29, 2013
Buma / Stemra tipped to charge sites for YouTube embeds
A rumpus is kicking off in the Netherlands after reports that collecting society Buma / Stemra is reviving its plans to charge websites for embedding YouTube music videos.
January 21, 2013
Vevo expands to Spain, France and Italy
Big news for music videos service Vevo this morning, as it launched in three more European countries: Spain, France and Italy.
November 15, 2012
Viacom debuts Artists.VH1 music site
Viacom has launched a 'Artists.VH1' which is part online showcase for VH1-friendly artists and part a way to bring those artists onto its main channel.
November 15, 2012
The Orchard adds Radar videos to its Orchard Marketplace
Digital distributor The Orchard has another partner for its The Orchard Marketplace selection of services that can help artists: Radar.
November 1, 2012
Gangnam Style tops 350m views with a little help from its spoofs
Analytics firm Visible Measures says PSY's unstoppable Gangnam Style video has generated 145m views on YouTube but its true reach is more like 350m.
September 14, 2012
Vevo tops 18m app downloads as mobile drives growth
Vevo's latest US Music Video Viewership Report says that 40bn music videos were watched globally between July 2011 and June 2012.
September 12, 2012
New twists for Miranda Lambert and Ellie Goulding music videos
The latest artists giving music videos an interactive twist are Miranda Lambert and Ellie Goulding.
August 10, 2012