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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”, ...

Crowdsourced Video Gets Artistic With The Johnny Cash Project

Crowdsourced Video Gets Artistic With The Johnny Cash Project

On Sunday, Google Chrome released a new video called "Google Chrome: The Johnny Cash Project." The video also ran on television over the weekend. It features a new collaborative art project attempting to stitch together a new music video for Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" ...

Freddie Mercury Google Doodle Video Celebrates Queen Singer's Legacy

Freddie Mercury Google Doodle Video Celebrates Queen Singers Legacy

Freddie Mercury was the lead singer (and one of the driving creative forces) in the band Queen, famous for such hits as "Another One Bites The Dust," "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Killer Queen," and many more. And today is his birthday. Mercury died in 1991, but his ...

Justin Bieber & Lady Gaga Videos Pulled From YouTube By Simple Copyright Claim

Justin Bieber & Lady Gaga Videos Pulled From YouTube By Simple Copyright Claim

Who knew that it was this easy to attack your enemies on YouTube? A prankster calling himself iLCreation has brought mayhem to YouTube today by successfully getting music videos for mega-stars like Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, & Rihanna pulled from the site. How did this ...

Stop Motion & A Beatboxing Flute - The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Stop Motion & A Beatboxing Flute   The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Today's kind of a big day. Lots of things happening. The online video world is waiting to see if there will be any word on the possible sale of Hulu, as final bids are reportedly due today. Along the east coast of the U.S., a ...

Best Branded Viral Video Ad Campaign - The Muppets & OK Go

Best Branded Viral Video Ad Campaign   The Muppets & OK Go

I've written many times about my love for The Muppets. I'm right in the perfect generation to be a fan--I remember watching and loving both the TV show and the three earliest films as I grew up. And over the past year or two, the ...

Musings On YouTube, Cat Videos, & Lazy Journalism

Musings On YouTube, Cat Videos, & Lazy Journalism

Maybe it's time we let YouTube grow up. Maybe instead of constantly referencing YouTube as a site for "cat videos," even when reporting on the advertising side of the site, we should start giving them their due for what they really are: a behemoth of ...

YouTube Music Page Now Has Discovery Tools & A YouTube Top 100

YouTube Music Page Now Has Discovery Tools & A YouTube Top 100

YouTube owes a lot of their success to the music industry. Roughly 80% of the top 20 viewed videos of all time on YouTube are music videos from artists like Eminem, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga. But the company knows how important music is to ...

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

It's that time once again, as Friday finally arrives and pretty much everyone's ready for the weekend to start immediately. Most of us have to find a way to grind it out through one more work day. And for those people, we created this round ...

2nd Annual VidCon To Celebrate YouTube Stars & Online Video Creators

2nd Annual VidCon To Celebrate YouTube Stars & Online Video Creators

The most famous (and arguably most popular) "Con" in the world of conventions is ComicCon. It's just wrapping up in San Diego, and once again it was a go-to destination for television shows, films, and any other form of "geeky" content that wanted to get ...

Nintendo Fires up 3D Video Delivery Service, OK Go to Debut New 3D Music Video

Nintendo Fires up 3D Video Delivery Service, OK Go to Debut New 3D Music Video

Alright, this is another one of those emails that came into my Gamers Daily News email address which I found extremely interesting and thought would work well here. If you're not a follower of video games then you might not know that Nintendo offers a ...

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