You probably know Vevo from its name being plastered all over music videos on YouTube, and as luck would have it, that's how most people know it. Chances are that you didn't know it had mobile apps and a consumer site, either. For that reason, Vevo is shutting the apps and consumer site down and refocusing on its bread and butter: YouTube. Read More
Several VEVO YouTube music channels were hacked earlier today, with multiple videos having their titles and thumbnails modified. Among the affected music videos was Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's Despacito, which currently holds the title for YouTube's most viewed video of all time, coming in at over five billion views. Additional channels include ShakiraVEVO, TaylorSwiftVEVO, SelenaGomezVEVO, and many others. Read More
Remember back in the day when MTV actually showed music videos instead of two-dozen different [completely moronic] shows that you don't really want to watch? Well, it looks like VEVO wants to bring that sort of always-on music video channel back from the dead with its freshly-announced VEVO TV. As the name suggests, it's a TV-like channel that can be accessed any time, where you can watch music videos in real-time with everyone else. You know, like... TV.
As of yesterday's update, the service is already a part of the Android app, but it can also be accessed on iOS, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Roku, and, of course, in the web browser. Read More