Vevo, Major Labels' Video Site, Debuts Today

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Vevo, the high quality internet video channel owned by two major record labels, is launching tonight.

Vevo’s blog has already posted a few videos, including a welcome message from Kid Cudi and original content from 50 Cent and Wyclef Jean. As promised by Doug Morris, head of Universal Music, Vevo’s video does seem […]

MOG All Access, An Unlimited Music Service, Launches

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MOG's Music Player is easy to use

The music site MOG.com today launched All Access, a subscription service that enables fans to listen to any song in MOG’s library via broadband-powered streams. MOG had previously been a site that aggregated countless music blogs of every genre in a clean, fast-moving web environment.

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The PolyGram-Universal Merger 10 Years Later

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Doug Morris received his star in early 2010

In the negative atmosphere produced by Matsushita‘s takeover of MCA, which it had acquired 5-6 years earlier, Edgar Bronfman and Seagram’s purchased the conglomerate and re-named it Universal in the late 90s. A short time later, Bronfman, who had re-named the company Universal, after the […]