MGT134: Vevo's Emerging Artist Program & Music Video Optimization Tips – JP Evangelista


Manage episode 238866339 series 1049688
By Andrew Apanov and Andrew Apanov (Dotted Music). Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

JP Evangelista is Vevo’s Senior Vice President of Content, Programming & Marketing. His teams work with artists, managers, and record labels to secure and promote music videos, exclusive premieres, and live events across the Vevo platform. Over the course of the last 18 months, Vevo has been pushing original content creation and promotional strategies to support emerging artists, championing acts like Billie Eilish and Alessia Cara.

On this Music Growth Talks episode, JP explained how their DSCVR and LIFT programs work for artists at different stages of their careers (regardless of label affiliation), and gave tips on optimizing music videos for the YouTube environment.

Listen to the episode in full to learn why a long intro in your video will hurt its performance, as well as how to appear on Vevo's radar for potential inclusion in the DSCVR program.

⏯ Go to for the show notes and to subscribe to the podcast. Become a patron to access a secret podcast feed with patron-only episodes at

152 episodes