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A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes. Modern music videos are primarily made and used as a marketing device intended to promote the sale of music recordings. Although the origins of music videos date back much further, they came into prominence in the 1980s, when MTV based their format around the medium. Prior to the 1980s, these works were described by various terms including “illustrated song”, ...

Where are Millennials Watching Video Content? Not on TV. [REPORT]

Where are Millennials Watching Video Content? Not on TV. [REPORT]

If Millennials are watching TV content, but not on TVs, then where are they watching TV content? Plus, how does one market to Millennials if TV is not where they are watching video? TiVo’s latest survey results shed some light on all of this and more. We also give some logical tips on where you might want to market to Millennials.

Google’s New Music Video Search Results Won’t Please All In The Industry

Googles New Music Video Search Results Wont Please All In The Industry

Search on Google for a music video, song lyric, artist or band and the chances are you will see a new type of search result. Player sized thumbnails are being returned for the top music queries, which is handy for the user, but is it all skewed in favor of YouTube?

The Best Sites for FREE, Royalty-Free Music for Your Videos [Creators Tip #127]

The Best Sites for FREE, Royalty Free Music for Your Videos [Creators Tip #127]

Adding music to your video can really enhance the content, but if you’re on a budget, where can you find free royalty free tracks to use? We show you some of the best resources for royalty free music, including tracks that you can use for your commercial videos.

Q&A: DJ Earworm on Music, Mash-ups and YouTube Rewind 2013

Q&A: DJ Earworm on Music, Mash ups and YouTube Rewind 2013

DJ Earworm is YouTube’s most successful mash-up DJ and the site chose him to create the soundtrack for YouTube Rewind 2013. He talks to ReelSEO about music, mash-ups, the ContentID system and why he’ll be happy if he never hears ‘Blurred Lines’ ever again.

Countdown To Music Awards Begin, YouTube Hopes For Watercooler Moment

Countdown To Music Awards Begin, YouTube Hopes For Watercooler Moment

The first ever YouTube Music Awards, one of the most important events in the site’s history, will start in just a few hours. With Spike Jonze at the helm, YouTube hopes it will be one of the watercooler moments of 2013 and establish them as a broadcaster with serious clout.

Lady Gaga, Eminem To Headline First Live Streamed YouTube Music Awards

Lady Gaga, Eminem To Headline First Live Streamed YouTube Music Awards

It was inevitable really. YouTube are to hold their own Music Awards in November 2013 and the whole event promises to be massive with voting taken place across social networks and headline acts like Gaga and Eminem taking to the stage. Twerking entirely optional.

Asking Girls Out at VidCon and Mumford and Sons Turns Into Comedians on Fun Video Friday

Asking Girls Out at VidCon and Mumford and Sons Turns Into Comedians on Fun Video Friday

Here we are for another Fun Video Friday…have you ever thought of what Mumford and Sons might be like with Jason Bateman, Ed Helms, Jason Sudeikis, and Will Forte manning the instruments? Well, Mumford and Sons has, and they made a video about it.

Has It Been A Year Already? Gangnam Style A Year Old, Psy’s Channel at 3 Billion Views

Has It Been A Year Already?  Gangnam Style A Year Old, Psys Channel at 3 Billion Views

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is a year old today. And his channel just hit 3 billion views. And there’s a lot of talk about how this video introduced the world to K-Pop, when it was a little-known musical genre before 2012.

How to License Music for Your Videos

How to License Music for Your Videos

You want to use a copyrighted song in your video. When do you need permission to use a song? How do you go about doing getting a license to use it? Luckily, there is a process you can go through and it doesn’t have to be painful.

Space Oddity From Space and Real-Life Facebook: Fun Video Friday

Space Oddity From Space and Real Life Facebook: Fun Video Friday

Chris Hadfield’s “Space Oddity” highlights Fun Video Friday. But we have a ton more in store: ducks stop a police chase, Epic Meal Time reaches into their horror bag again with a Bacon Arachnid, and Abercrombie & Fitch get their just desserts.

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