Netflix adds Queen, Korn, The Beatles, Nirvana & more

Netflix has added dozens of concert videos and music documentaries from artists like Alice Cooper, Jethro Tull, Ray Charles, Deep Purple, Korn, The Beatles and others to its catalog. Does this mean that Netflix is now going to compete with sites like Wolfgang’s Vault or Vevo?

Vevo by the numbers: 3.7B views, $100M royalties

Vevo clocked more than 3.6 billion global video views in October, with the average viewer spending 66 minutes per month on the site. That’s a huge success for the music video platform, but one that didn’t come cheap: Vevo paid more than $100 million in royalties.

Vevo Goes International, Now in the UK

Vevo has launched into its first international market, announcing Monday that it has expanded availability to U.K. viewers. For online video sites like Hulu, that jump has been seemingly impossible. So how did Vevo do it? By having all the rights it needed from the get-go.

Muzeit Turns Music Videos Into Love Letters

Don’t know what to say to express your feelings? Then how about using a song, or even better, a music video hosted on YouTube? Muzeit makes it easy to take snippets from these videos and send them as personal messages to Facebook friends and Twitter followers.

Vevo Gets Ready for World Domination

Vevo will soon be available in the U.K., and the music video platform is already looking to expand into additional international markets, with the Middle East being on top of the list. So why can Vevo pull off what Hulu and Netflix can’t?

Vevo Releases Android App, Racks Up 3M Installs on iOS

Vevo’s music videos are coming to Android phones, thanks to a dedicated app released this week. The music video site has had huge success with iOS apps, clocking 3 million installs on iPads, iPhones and iPod touch devices. Connected devices haven’t shown any similar interest yet.

Rhianna, Eminem & Bieber Making Millions on YouTube?

YouTube’s top earners are Rhianna, Eminem and Justin Bieber, according to new stats from music app maker MYU2B. Each or these artists brings in a million dollars or more through YouTube’s partner program – much to the joy of VEVO, which publishes all of their videos.

Vevo CEO: Cable Programming ‘Not the Future of Television’

MTV has had decades of success serving up music videos to viewers on cable television, but it’s not for Vevo. At NewTeeVee Live today, Vevo CEO Rio Carareff said it won’t be building a linear cable channel anytime soon, because it’s not “the future of television.”

Justin Bieber Is Now a YouTube Billionaire

It doesn’t really get any bigger than this in the world of YouTube stardom: Justin Bieber announced via Twitter today that he clocked more than a billion video views on YouTube. He’s the second musician ever to break the billion, closely following Lady Gaga’s online success.

The Lady Gaga v. Justin Bieber Battle Is Still a Draw

In the battle for the top of the YouTube charts, Lady Gaga has set a new record, breaking the billion view barrier. But Bieber’s not defeated: Baby‘s still the most-viewed video of all time, and the trailer for his Jon M. Chu-directed biopic just dropped.

Vid-Biz: Google TV, Samsung, Vevo-MTV

Today on the Net: Google TV is getting push-back from broadcasters like ABC, CBS and NBC that are blocking access to their content, Samsung is developing an app framework for TVs and mobile devices and Vevo is turning up the heat on MTV.

Vevo Brings Music Videos to the iPhone

Vevo released its first mobile app yesterday, making all of its music videos available on the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. The release makes music videos from major labels available for the first time on the iPhone, where users previously didn’t have access to them.

Vid-Biz: Miramax Sale, Vevo Traffic, My Damn Channel

Today on the Net: The Weinstein Brothers were unable to buy back Miramax from Disney, Vevo’s traffic has grown 62 percent since launch and My Damn Channel has unveiled a lineup of 10 new channels, three of which will debut this summer

Vevo, YouTube Start a Concert Series; First Up, Arcade Fire

Vevo and YouTube will be pushing deeper into the live music scene with a five-part concert series that will be streamed live online. Their new “Unstaged” live music series will feature artists like John Legend and interactive features, like the ability to switch camera angles.

Vevo to Push Multiplatform Delivery With Mobile, TV Apps

In just over seven months, Vevo has become one of the largest video distributors in the US, and the premier place for users to watch all their favorite music videos. But Vevo also wants to power music videos on mobile devices and in the living room.

Vid-Biz: Facebook, Vevo, Metacafe

Today on the Net: as traffic at Facebook has grown, so too has the number of unique visitors viewing video on the site; Vevo passes Hulu for unique users in April; and Metacafe raises $5 million in debt to help fund its expansion into new verticals.

Vevo Gets a Launch Date

Vevo, the forthcoming music video site from Universal and Sony Music and powered by YouTube (s GOOG), announced via Twitter this afternoon…

Vevo’s First Launch Sponsor: AT&T

Vevo, the JV music video site by Sony (NYSE: SNE), Universal and backed by YouTube, will be making some money right at launch, through its f…