Vevo bags former Nokia exec for sales role
Label-backed online video site Vevo has announced that David Kohl has joined the company as its head of sales.
September 24, 2009
Sony Music signs up for VEVO
We wondered whether UMG would have much luck signing rival major labels up to its VEVO video site... Well, they've now got Sony Music
June 5, 2009
Google on YouTube: “We’re monetising more than anyone else is making”
Google's David Eun has given an interview to PaidContent in which he says... not very much at all, really. Well, beyond the party line. So YouTube isn't struggling to make money - "we're monetising more than anyone else is...
May 26, 2009
Vevo: so it’s very much a Universal Music thing then…
Recently-annoucaraeff1nced premium music video site Vevo will appoint head of Universal's digital music business Rio Caraeff to head its operation.
May 11, 2009
Hulu in talks with major labels to add music videos
US online video site Hulu has so far focused on TV shows and movies, but a report on Bloomberg claims the company is now in talks with all four major labels to add music videos to its catalogue.
April 24, 2009
UMG to drive VEVO biz deals, not Google
When Google and Universal Music Group announced their VEVO premium music videos site last week, we initially assumed it was a Google thing, and that UMG had signed up to it. Not so.
April 16, 2009
UMG and YouTube officially announce Vevo
The rumours were right. Universal Music Group and Google have announced their joint venture, Vevo – a video site offering UMG's music videos, with advertising revenues shared between the two.In addition to the...
April 9, 2009