Music distributor DistroKid expands into music video distribution with ‘DistroVid’

Record labels used to be the one ticket into the music industry. Now, it’s easier than ever for struggling musicians to get their music and video content out there. DistroKid, an independent music d

Vevo will shutter apps, in order to focus on YouTube

YouTube has long been the key to Vevo’s music syndication services, and in a blog post today, the company announced plans to focus even more on the site. The effort, which finds Vevo, “focused on

‘Despacito’ and other popular music videos targeted by hackers

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for hacks. Earlier today, music syndication service Vevo was hit with a doozy through its YouTube page, targeting some of its most high-profile artists. The list in

Erik Huggers is stepping down as CEO of Vevo

Vevo, the music video service backed by major record labels, just announced that its CEO Erik Huggers is departing. Huggers previously worked at the BBC, at Verizon (which owns TechCrunch) and elsewhe

Vevo aims for more traction with Watch Party, a chatroom for queuing, watching videos

As music streaming platforms continue to compete for subscribers, one of the biggest suppliers of premium music video content is adding new features to focus on its own platform as a destination. Vevo

Vevo now lets users turn music video clips into GIFs

Vevo, YouTube’s biggest competitor when it comes to music videos, has today unveiled a new tool that lets users create GIFs from Vevo’s massive video library. With more than 230,000 videos

Vevo’s recommendations get more personalized, thanks to integrations with Spotify, Twitter and YouTube

Music streaming service Vevo has been working to extract itself from YouTube’s shadow over the past several months, despite the two networks’ symbiotic relationship. The company recently

Vevo’s New, More Personalized Music App Comes To Android & Apple TV

In recent months, Vevo has been working to extend its brand from being best-known as the provider of original music videos on YouTube to being a service for music discovery in its own right. The compa

Nielsen: Music Streams Doubled In 2015, Digital Sales Continue To Fall

2015 was a good year for streaming services, according to Nielsen's year-end Music report out now. In 2015, on-demand streaming services grew to 317 billion streams - that's a doubling from 2014, whic

Vevo Buys Showyou To Take On YouTube In Subscription Content

Vevo, the world's largest music video platform, has today announced its first acquisition: Showyou, a subscription-based video streaming platform that helps users find video content that might appeal

Vevo Follows YouTube Music’s Debut With An Upgraded Music App Of Its Own

Following today’s launch of the anticipated YouTube Music application, music video streaming app Vevo, which distributes videos to YouTube and counts Google as an investor, is also introducing a

Vevo Confirms Rio Caraeff To Step Down As CEO This Year, CFO Alan Price Steps Up For The Interim

Music video streaming service Vevo today announced that Rio Caraeff is stepping down from his role as the CEO — formally confirming news that was reported twice this past weekend, first based

After YouTube And Vimeo, Pinterest Now Adds Vevo Music Videos To Its Site

Make way for more content coming to Pinterest: today the platform is adding Vevo music videos, which you can search for, share, and watch on Pinterest itself, on your own Pinboards, those of your fri

Vevo Product Head Michael Cerda Is Leaving The Streaming Music Company

Vevo SVP Michael Cerda resigned this week following three years as the company's head of product and technology. The streaming music video company confirmed the departure after Cerda revealed in a twe

Online Music Video Distributor Vevo Launches In Mexico

Since launching in 2009, Vevo has become the go-to place for watching music videos online. But it hasn’t been available everywhere. Today, it continues its country-by-country rollout, launching

Vevo Releases New iOS App With A Real-Time Feed And Live Vevo TV Streams

Music video distributor Vevo just launched an “>update to its iOS app today, providing users a new, regularly updated home page, as well as access to the company’s live, programmed music channe

Vevo Will Live Stream The iTunes Music Festival On iOS, Apple TV And Mac

Vevo announced this morning it will begin streaming the iTunes Festival at SXSW starting today, going through Saturday, March 15th, for users of the Vevo iOS and Apple TV applications, as well as Mac

VEVO Is Launching New Mobile Apps And An SDK To Offer Its Music Videos To Third-Party Developers

Music video streaming startup <a target="_blank" href="">VEVO</a> is building an updated version of its mobile apps, which are coming soon. It also took the step to making its video

VEVO Relaunches Its Web And Mobile Sites To Streamline Music Video Search And Discovery

Music video powerhouse VEVO is launching a major redesign this week, after rebuilding its back end from the ground up. The online music video site has undergone a complete overhaul, designed to make i

VEVO Launches Music Video App For Samsung Smart TVs & Blu-Ray Players

VEVO announced that it is launching on yet another connected TV platform today, making its music videos now available on the latest Samsung Smart TV products. The launch will grow the number of viewer
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