Vevo Pulls UMG Music Videos From MTV Sites Over Ad Dispute

Vevo and MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA) are having difficulty coming to an agreement over whether Vevo can sell advertising around the Viacom network’s online music player, according to interviews with sources in both camps. As a result, UMG, one of the founding partners of Vevo, has pulled its artists’ videos from MTVN’s sites as Vevo continues to try to work out an agreement on behalf of it and the other labels it represents.


Posted by Ted • Friday, August 6, 2010 .

Hits Daily Double: NARM DAY 3: VEVO RIO

The Closing Session at this year’s NARM convention in Chicago was highlighted by an interview with VEVO chief Rio Caraeff, questioned by TAG Strategic’s Ted Cohen.


Posted by Ted • Monday, May 17, 2010 . Ted Cohen Delivers Keynote: “The Digital World”

“It’s not about file sharing, it’s about sharing experience, recommendation and discovery. Don’t overthink. Be brave. Take chances,” said Ted Cohen, recognized digital music advisor, as he delivered his Keynote Presentation this morning to a packed room.  The Keynote focused on the transition into the digital realm and where the commerce of music will stand […]


Posted by Ted • Saturday, May 15, 2010 .