Universal Music amongst Top 10 online music destinations


MUMBAI: Universal Music Group (UMG) continues to lead its competition as one of US’ Top 10 online music destinations, according to new data released by comScore.

For April 2009, UMG ranked number 8 in comScore’s Entertainment Music category, according to data from the comScore Media Metrix service. UMG’s online music properties include artist-related websites that feature audio and video product, editorial content and news, and online shopping.

Recently, UMG announced that it was working with YouTube, to launch VEVO, a music and video entertainment service that will be a premium online music video hub for consumers, advertisers and content owners that blends UMG’s catalog of artists and content with YouTube’s leading edge video technology and user community.

comScore’s Top 10 Entertainment Music category destinations for April also include such sites as AOL, MySpace Music, Yahoo, MTV Networks, ARTISTdirect, MSN Music, Jango, Imeem and Playlist.