Irish-based music TV site MUZU.TV has signed a video licensing deal with major label EMI Music which will means more than 5,000 videos will be freely accessible from the site officially. The deal covers UK and Ireland territories.
EMI Music joins MUZU’s other key video partners including Sony BMG, Ministry of Sound, and hundreds of indies including Skint Loaded, SPV, Armada and Ninja Tune, and broadcasters like ITN. MUZU.TV also announced that it has made Muzu.tv available to users globally.
The EMI deal includes videos from Acts like the Beastie Boys, LCD Soundsystem, Coldplay, Sigur Ros and much more. Ian Whitfield, vice president digital business development at EMI Music said: ‘EMI Music’s mission is to bring artists and fans together and create value wherever music is experienced. MUZU.TV have shown that they are creating a destination that is appealing to fans and will drive a new revenue stream in the UK and Ireland for our artists and their great video content.’
MUZU.TV allows fans to create, watch and share music video playlists. Users can create video playlists from thousand of videos and embed them on their social networking sites. MUZU.TV provides free access to thousands of hours of diverse music video content including concerts, back-stage footage, documentaries, tutorials, music videos, interviews and classic music TV shows like The Tube.