music videos

  • Shazam rolls out in-app music video channels with Vadio

    Shazam rolls out in-app music video channels with Vadio

    Song identifying app Shazam is rolling out music video channels to all of its 120 million monthly active users in a partnership with Vadio, a Portland-based startup. Through their partnership, whenever a user taps on the Shazam icon to identify a song, a thumbnail of the official music video for that track will display on the song’s Shazam page. As we recently reported, the Shazam app… Read More

  • Spotify > YouTube as audio streaming surpasses music videos

    Spotify > YouTube as audio streaming surpasses music videos

    Audio didn’t quite kill the video star, but it’s making a comeback. Americans are now on-demand streaming more songs as audio than they’re consuming through music videos. The shift highlights the importance of music in the battle for mobile profits, plus it could help artists get paid more. Analytics provider BuzzAngle Music tells TechCrunch that since the start of 2016… Read More

  • VEVO: 40B Videos Watched Globally In The Last Year, Mobile Traffic Doubled In Q2 To 1.3B Streams

    VEVO: 40B Videos Watched Globally In The Last Year, Mobile Traffic Doubled In Q2 To 1.3B Streams

    Back in March, VEVO rolled out a huge new redesign, which saw the major-label-owned music video giant add continuous playback and beef up its personalization and social features. Thanks to tight new integration with Facebook’s Open Graph, VEVO quickly saw a big increase in the number of videos watched and shared via the social network. Simultaneously, the company has been making a… Read More

  • Personalized Music Video Service Cull TV Acquired By Twitvid, Cull CEO Departs

    Personalized Music Video Service Cull TV Acquired By Twitvid, Cull CEO Departs

    Social video network Twitvid has closed another acquisition today, following its March deal which involved bringing the team from daily deals aggregator Frugalo on board. Today, the company is announcing it has acquired Cull TV, an independent music video sharing site, which CTO John Hurliman describes as a little bit like Pandora mixed with MTV. Read More

  • Warner Music Throws Up Archive Of Videos

    Big fan of music videos? Of course you are. So you’ll be extremely pleased to know that Warner Music will be offering its entire catalog of music videos online for free. The label is working with digital services provider Premium TV to create online media hubs where viewers can watch clips and videos of their favorite artist. Warner is using video advertising as well so that they can cash… Read More