Music platform Vevo partners with NetRange

Leading music video platform Vevo has partnered with turnkey smart TV and OTT ecosystem provider NetRange. The collaboration will widen access to the service, with NetRange smart TV users in nearly a dozen countries gaining access to the app. Vevo said that it is “accelerating the app-driven renaissance of music on the TV,” and that […]

Vevo announces partnership with Foxxum

Music video platform Vevo has announced a partnership with smart TV solutions provider Foxxum. The deal will see Vevo’s platform of 46 billion monthly views accessible to over 20 million Foxxum-enabled devices across North America, Europe, Australia, and South America. The companies said that Vevo will retain full editorial control of its content, with audiences […]

Vevo announces distribution deal with Samsung TV Plus

Music video platform Vevo has signed a distribution deal with Samsung. The deal will see five genre-curated linear channels to the smart TV maker’s Samsung TV Plus service. The first to launch will be Vevo Pop on channel 1517, with Vevo Hip-Hop, Vevo Country, Vevo Latino, and Vevo R&B to be added at a later […]

Vevo launches on Pluto TV

Music video platform Vevo has signed a deal with Viacom to launch genre-curated linear channels on the ad-supported streamer Pluto TV. In total, 10 channels will launch under the Vevo banner, featuring official music videos and original content. The first, Vevo POP launches today. Pluto TV, acquired earlier in 2019 by Viacom for US$340 million, […]

Vevo partners with Vewd for smart TV app launch

Music video platform Vevo has announced a deal with OTT software provider Vewd to bring the service to smart TVs. The agreement will see Vevo’s extensive music video library to Vewd-enabled smart Tvs, which includes sets and devices made by Sony, Hisense, Philips and TiVo. The deal covers North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia […]

Loop Media launches with senior team from Disney, Vevo and EA

Loop Media, a new premium short-form streaming service co-founded by former Disney, Vevo and Electronic Arts executives, has gone live after years as a stealth startup. Loop said it aims to improve the viewing experience of content like music videos, film trailers, game trailers and TV clips by enabling real-time interactions between venues, artists and […]

Vevo phasing out own platform in favour of YouTube

Music streaming service Vevo is to phase out its owned and operated platforms in favour of focusing on YouTube. The streaming outfit said that would focus on distributing its catalogue of music videos and original content to reach its growing audience of YouTube and would explore ways to work other platforms to further expand its […]

Vevo CTO exits in latest executive departure

Vevo’s chief technical officer (CTO), Alex Nunes, has left the company, marking the music video firm’s latest big executive departure. Nunes’ exit comes after Vevo CEO Erik Huggers stepped down in December to “pursue new opportunities”. Head of product Mark Hall followed earlier this year, leaving to become vice-president of product and strategy at Bandcamp. […]

Vevo president and CEO Erik Huggers steps down

Erik Huggers has stepped down as the president and CEO of major label-backed music video and entertainment platform Vevo. In a statement Vevo said that Huggers had decided to leave to “pursue new opportunities” and thanked him for his work since joining the company in 2015. Vevo’s chief finance officer Alan Price has become interim […]

Vevo hires Fullscreen digital exec

Music video streaming service Vevo has brought in Kevin McGurn, with the digital exec joining from MCN group Fullscreen. At Vevo, which is backed by some of the music majors, he will be chief sales officer. He joins from Fullscreen where he was head of sales. He has also worked at Shazam and was SVP, […]

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