Today’s Giant Media Event, Brought to You — And Owned — By Google

Remember when Google didn’t make or own content? Anyway, here’s the YouTube Music Awards, featuring Eminem and Lady Gaga.
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Vevo App Planned for Apple TV This Month

Apple TV’s small roster of name brand apps is set to get a bit bigger.
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Guggenheim Digital in Talks for Vevo Stake

Guggenheim Digital Media has had talks with online music-video company Vevo, and would be interested in taking a controlling share, people familiar with the matter said.

Twitter’s New Music App Launches Friday

#Nowplaying — Twitter Music.
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Why Google Thinks Two Music Subscription Services Are Better Than None

Only a Googler could explain why Android and YouTube are talking about launching separate music services. But we can guess.
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Another Big-Media YouTube Bet: Bertelsmann Invests in StyleHaul’s Fashion Videos

It’s like Machinima, except the people who watch it are into Tory Burch instead of Halo.
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YouTube Is Ready to Invest in Vevo, but the Deal Isn’t Done

A deal will let YouTube hang on to its most popular content, and provide real money for Vevo and music label owners.
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Ex-Yahoo CFO Tim Morse Joins Fast-Growing Video-Ad Company

Tim Morse spent the past 20 years working at companies that generate billions of dollars a year in revenue, most recently as the chief financial officer at Web pioneer Yahoo. Now he’s trying to build one.

Vevo’s YouTube Deal Expires in Three Days. But the “Hulu for Music Videos” Site Won’t Go Dark.

Both sides need each other. And they’ve got a few more months to make something work.
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Blake Krikorian Joins FreeWheel Board