NEW YORK August 3, 2011 – VEVO is bringing its leading all-premium music video and entertainment programming to even more web destinations as the company adds a portfolio of music and entertainment syndication partners.
Starting today, music fans are able to enjoy VEVO’s exclusive music video premieres, live music events and originally produced series on popular web destinations, including ArtistDirect.com/Rogue Network (music news), Batanga (Hispanic music news), Gorilla Leak (indie music), MeFeedia (video recommendations) and Canadian TV properties Entertainment Tonight Canada and AUX.tv (Glassbox.tv). In the coming weeks, VEVO will also power music video programming for Synacor, which provides white-label entertainment portal solutions to companies including charter.net.
These partnerships contribute to VEVO’s fast-growing scale and reach online and across mobile and connected television. More than 45,000 premium music videos from over 7,500 artists are available across VEVO’s properties as well as syndication partners including YouTube, AOL, BET, Fuse.tv, Last.fm, MP3.com and Univision among others. VEVO’s popular original series include GO Shows (impromptu live performances held in venues meaningful to the featured artists like The Airborne Toxic Event, Kid Cudi and Florence + The Machine), Stylized (a series exploring how music and fashion mutually inspire) and ASK:REPLY (an interview series which lets fans submit questions to their favorite artists via Twitter and Facebook). VEVO also produces marquee live events under the banner VEVO Live.
“We are committed to growing the VEVO platform so that we may bring our premium music experience to more people in more places,” said Julie Lee, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Business Affairs, VEVO. “Our new syndication partnerships allow us to reach a diverse audience – from the passionate indie music fans of Gorilla Leak to the Hispanic music fans of Batanga. We believe everyone should have access to enjoy great music programs and we are thrilled to bring it directly to many popular web destinations.