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MTV Artists App Challenges Shazam And Vevo

MTV Artists
MTV has launched a new music app called MTV Artists.  The MTV Artists app has features that can be compared to Shazam and Vevo.  Thie app follows the release of an MTV app that offers on-demand video for reality and scripted shows.  The MTV Artists app focuses mainly on the music.
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VEVO Now Has Airplay Support

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VEVO has just updated their mobile application to version 2.8.  This version of VEVO has support for AirPlay so that you can watch music videos on Apple TV.  Earlier this month, we reported that VEVO was going to launch an Apple TV music channel.  I suppose this is the next best thing.
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Vevo Is Going To Launch An Apple TV Music Channel

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Great news if you are a fan of Vevo and own an Apple TV.  Vevo is reportedly developing a dedicated Apple TV “music channel.”  This application will enable Vevo to further monetize their music video platform by selling ads that are made for television.
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Google Buys Stake In Vevo

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Google has renewed their music video distributor agreement with Vevo.  This will enable Vevo to keep music videos on Vevo’s website and apps along with YouTube exclusively.  This past May, Vevo received 50.2 million million unique visitors on YouTube.  YouTube is investing in the company as part of the agreement.  The terms of the agreement was undisclosed, but it is believed to be pegged between $40 and $50 million.
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Music Video Website VEVO Is Launching A TV Channel

Music video website VEVO is launching a TV channel called VEVO TV.  VEVO TV will be running 24 hours per day and seven days per week.  The company will air hour-long blocks of music videos with different themes like one hour of pop music straight.

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Google In Talks To Put $50 Million Into Vevo

Google Inc. is currently in talks to invest $50 million into music video service Vevo LLC.  Google would own less than 10% of the company as part of the investment and would give the music video website a valuation of about $500 million according to sources with Bloomberg.  The negotiations are still in early stages.

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YouTube’s Top 5 Channels Drive 1.5 Billion Monthly Streams

Traffic Of Top 5 YouTube Partners
According to Nielsen, the top five YouTube channel partners drove a combined number of 1.5 billion total streams in May 2012.  The top 5 channel partners include Vevo, WMG, Machinima, Fullscreen, and Maker.  YouTube gives content creators tools and programs to improve skills, build audiences, and monetize videos.  YouTube received 136 million unique viewers who streamed 16 billion videos during May 2012.  Below are some additional bullet-points put together by Nielsen.
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Vevo Founding Partner Fred Santarpia Becomes Chief Digital Officer Of Conde Nast Entertainment Group


Vevo founding partner Fred Santarpia has been hired by Conde Nast Entertainment Group (CNEG) as an executive vice president and the chief digital officer. Santarpia will be the head of CNEG’s digital business and video distribution.
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