Open Your VEVO Channel in Three Easy Steps


Review of Your Video

Before proceeding, we request you to submit your video to make sure it meets the standards and requirements of VEVO. Fill this form to get started:

While you wait for the response, proceed as follows:

Organize everything to open your own VEVO channel:

  1. Video in FULL HD, in .mp4 or .MOV format, with a resolution no less than 1920*1080 pixels
  2. Text of your song
  3. Name of your channel, it should not exceed 16 characters including the word “VEVO”
  4. Your channel art must be formatted in the following way:
    Banner: 2560*1080 pixels, JPEG
    Profile picture: 5000*5000 pixels, JPEG

For more details, click here: #FAQVEVO


Place Your Order and Wait for Your Instructions

As soon as you receive our confirmation email you can order the most suitable package by clicking here: #PACKVEVO. Remember that all of our packages a one-time payment, you will pay only once and you will have your channel active forever. You will only pay a small fee when you will be going to upload new videos. You will never face the risk of getting your channel closed, because our service is permanent. Forget about annual or monthly subscriptions forever!


Send All the Material

Here we are. At this point, only send us all the data and the required material using the forms we sent you to confirm the order. We will contact you to confirm that all the material is compliant, and once the channel has been created, to find out the promotional details in case you have decided to activate an Adwords video campaign with us, to generate laser-targeted views.



What are the requirements for the activation of a new channel?

When sending a video release, there are several things to check before the video can go live. The material must meet the specifications and standards of VEVO. Regarding the video, VEVO has a set of specifications for the files to be delivered.

To minimize the possibility of disapproval by VEVO for opening a new channel, send us your video by filling out this simple form, we will review your video for you to make sure it meets the specifications of VEVO. Afterwards, we will send you an email with the result of the review and instructions on how to proceed with the purchase for opening your own VEVO channel!

What are the video file requirements?

Regarding the video, VEVO has a set of specific requirements for the size and file type. VEVO requires you to send the video in Full HD and follow these rules:

  1. Compression Type: H.264
  2. File Format: .mov or .mp4
  3. Dimensions: 1920×1080 or 1280×720
  4. Frame Rate: Minimum 29.97fps or higher
  5. Bit Rate: 24mb/s minimum. Must not exceed 50 mb/s – No interlacing
  6. Multi-pass encoding is recommended.

In addition, VEVO has some other rules to consider:

  1. The video must fill the entire screen
  2. No watermarks
  3. No credits
  4. No text on video (unless it is a lyrics video).
What are the requirements regarding Channel Art?

The video preview needs to meet the requirements of VEVO. The thumbnail must have a 1920×1080 pixels dimension and cannot include external links to social media, logos or text.

What are the requirements and rules regarding the profile picture and social media?

Once you have created your VEVO channel, you can also change your profile picture, banner or add social media links. You can do this by sending us the material via e-mail, but the images must be of a specific size.

Please, visit the Google website for Creating and Editing YouTube Channel Graphics to refer to all the specifications to be considered in regards to profile images. YouTube Guidelines.

Your profile image must be at least 1000 x 1000 (maximum 5000 x 5000) pixels. It must be a picture that represents the Artist, in high resolution and without text.

Banner image must be 2560 x 1440 pixels to fit all screen types such as tablets, computers and TVs. If you want to include text or a logo in the banner image, it must be placed in the middle and can have a maximum size of 1546 x 423 pixels. A model can be sent on request.

Social Media that you want to include on VEVO, can be sent via e-mail for review and confirmation.

Why don’t you bill an annual renewal fee?

With us, you will never more have to pay an annual fee to keep your channel online.

Thanks to this, instead of using your money for the maintenance of your channel, you can invest it into growing it by getting laser-targeted views to increase your following.

Once I pay, do I have to pay again later on?

Of course not, only one payment and your channel will stay active forever. Period.

We are offering you an authentic VEVO channel set-up service for only a one-time payment.

You will only have to pay a small fee when you decide to upload new videos, but it is only a one-time payment. You don’t have to pay anything to keep your videos live.

I have a YouTube channel, can I transfer my videos and views?

No, it is not possible.

VEVO is an independent platform, and therefore, it is impossible to transfer videos, views or any other sort of content/material.

I want to close my VEVO Channel, how can I do it?

No problem, however, we can only close channels opened by us. Here you have the details:

  1. To close your channel before 6 months since opening it, the cost will be 150 EUR
  2. To close your channel before 1 year since opening it, but 6 months after, the cost will be 100 EUR
  3. To close your channel 1 year after opening it, the cost will be 50 EUR.
How long does it take to create my VEVO Channel?

All the channels are activated in 30 working days, approximately.

We will always keep you informed via email, and let you know as soon as it has been activated.

However, in some cases, it might take longer.

Veedoo is not responsible for longer wait times, because the service is strictly dependent on the rules and TATs of VEVO.

Can I access and administer my VEVO Channel?

No, VEVO takes care of the management of all the channels in the network, including yours.

If you wish to upload a new video, you can contact us and we will upload it for a small fee of 50 EUR. Only contact us via email and we will take care of the rest.

All the videos submitted must met the specifications and rules by VEVO.

Can I have a VEVO Channel as a record label or agency?

We can help you, contact us to know our solutions for record labels and agencies!

How long does it take to upload new videos (after the first one)?

It takes between 3 to 4 working days, which enables you to plan your promotional campaign perfectly.

How is monetization managed?

Every video uploaded to the VEVO network is monetized instantly.

As you know, the revenues are generated by displaying ads by third parties on your videos.

All the ads appear randomly on videos, and solely the platform has control on which ads are attributed to your videos, because everything is managed by the algorithm.

All the channels receive a payment according to the earnings generated by the views on your video, and it is sent once it exceeds 100 EUR/USD. You have two payment methods: PayPal and SEPA.

Do you guarantee the payment of the 100% of the royalties?

Of course. Veedoo does not take any percent of your royalties, barcode and free ISCR codes.

When are royalties paid?

The “tax” calculation of the views is done by VEVO every 6-8 months.

The minimum total threshold to be able to request the payment of royalties is 100.00 EUR. Please, take note that bank fees are applied for the withdrawal of royalties and transfer to your account.

To obtain a payment, please write to us with a specific request, using the same email address linked to your VEVO channel, without which it would not be possible to proceed in any way.

The payment request must be made by you and it is not automatic, this is to avoid problems, the time of accumulation and processing by VEVO are very long and the preferred methods to receive the money can change, it will be his concern to contact us in due time.

All payments are made within 30 days of your request and the closing of the tax period.

No payment can be sent in less than 30 days.

I already have a VEVO Channel, can I manage it with you and transfer all my videos and material?

Of course, we can talk about your specific needs and come up with a solution. Contact us via email or live chat with an agent, at the box you will find at the right bottom of the page.

Can I request a refund if my channel has not been activated yet?

You only receive a refund if you request it within a maximum of 24 hours since placing the order.

After 24 hours, once we have started working on your order, it is not possible to receive a refund.

Once your channel has been activated, you will receive a notification via email.

As you read this article, supposing you already know VEVO, the platform that takes care of sharing music videos both on YouTube and on its website. You asked yourself how to open a VEVO channel, where to publish and promote your music, to earn both visibility and money. Well, here you have the answers:

What Is VEVO?

Vevo is a Video Hosting platform that belongs to and is managed by a joint venture consisting of Sony Music Entertainment, Google, Universal Music Group and Abu Dhabi Media, born in 2009. Since 2013, Vevo TV also exists, an internet TV channel, active 24 hours a day where numerous videos and offers are displayed.

What is a VEVO Channel?

It is a YouTube channel that belongs to the VEVO network.

Who Can Open a VEVO Channel?

As you can see, unlike YouTube, VEVO only streams music, this is because it is a video sharing platform specializing in original musical content. In fact, there are more than 350,000 videos of artists working in the field of music, and nowadays, artists can open their own channels on the platform without an agency or record label.

In Which Countries Is VEVO Available?

Currently Vevo is available in Italy, the United States, Spain, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Poland, Mexico, the Netherlands, France, Ireland, Canada, Germany, Australia and Brazil, and the list keeps growing.

Regarding the platforms on which VEVO is available, we can say that it is present on both the most used and on other lesser known in certain areas of the world: iOS, Android, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Apple TV, Google TV, Roku, Fire OS, Boxee and Xbox 360.

What about Video Monetization?

Monetization is generated thanks to views. All videos are uploaded to the VEVO channel on YouTube in order to ensure that they are monetized as VEVO content and every video published is part of the monetization program.

Not only that, the videos are also uploaded to the VEVO site and each content participates in the monetization program on both YouTube and VEVO. Users earn royalties based on the views obtained. To guarantee a constant growth of the channel you can buy VEVO visualizations through our Google Ads promotional services here:

When and How Does VEVO Pay?

You can request payments when you reach a minimum amount of 100 USD, which can be paid through SEPA or PayPal.

How Does The Channel Opening Process Work?

If you are already interested in doing this, and you have already read what other agencies offer, you may have already noticed that they require many things and that they demand annual or monthly payments. We do things easier and better, because we only request a few things and it is a one-time payment.

When it comes to getting your videos live on your VEVO channel – once activated – it usually takes 72 hours.

I Already Have a YouTube Channel, Can I Join VEVO?

You cannot combine your YouTube channel with a VEVO channel, nor transfer any video, material or views. They are different platform, and therefore, any transfer is impossible.

Is It Possible to Administer the VEVO Channel On My Own?

It is not possible, because VEVO manages all the channels, but by sending us an email, it is possible to modify other aspects: descriptions, images, links, etc.

How to Choose the Right Agency?

If you have already taken a look online you will have noticed that there are various companies that offer this service, usually they are record companies, communication agencies that operate in the music industry, companies that organize events, etc.

Often, the conditions may seem very similar, but we advise you to read carefully the offers before making commitments, and to compare between the different agencies. Take into account not only the price they apply to the various packages, but also the services that are included in the different proposals, the reliability of the company in question, the customer support offered, the time needed to open the channel, any limitations on the services, etc.

Basically, you have to ensure that the agency can deliver exactly what you are looking for.


At this point, you should have a pretty clear idea on how to open a VEVO channel, and why this service is so demanded.

With a VEVO channel you can earn money and make yourself known more quickly, find sponsors, contacts and stay in touch with your fans without having to worry about the upload of videos and many other aspects that affect the technical and aesthetics of your channel.

VEVO is a professional network that can also be useful to build a certain authority in the industry and this is especially important if you are at the beginning of your career, as the platform allows you to get known and to obtain more authority in the industry, and your specific target market.

Every day millions of users choose VEVO to watch videos on YouTube. Thanks to the reputation that the brand has managed to create, authoritativeness due to the professionalism demonstrated over the years, to the high quality of the proposed videos that are always in HD and to the functions that allow users to customize their preferences and create unique playlists.