MTV Hive

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This article is about an MTV music news and video site. For the UK and Ireland television channel, see MTV Music (UK and Ireland). For the Italian TV channel, see MTV Music (Italy).
MTV Hive
Web address www.MTVHive.com
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Music news and music video portal
Owner Viacom International
Alexa rank Steady 53,081 (US, April 2014)[1]
Decrease 155,911 (Global, April 2014)[1]
MTV Music
MTV Music
MTV Music main page
MTV Music main page as of 30th October, 2008.
Web address www.MTVMusic.com
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Former music/video sharing website
Registration None
Owner MTV Networks (Viacom)
Launched October 28, 2008
Alexa rank Increase 7,973,780 (April 2014)[2]

MTV Hive is MTV's online music video portal and its editorial mouthpiece for coverage of indie music genres, providing music news and music on-demand. It is the successor to the former MTV Music website in the United States, which was merged into MTV Hive as of January 2012.

Historical background[edit]

MTV Music (also known as MTVM) was a music video and music sharing website launched on October 28, 2008 by MTV Networks.[3] Since 2012, it has been merged with and redirected to the MTV Hive website.

The MTV Music website offered a large collection of music videos that dated back to the early 1980s. The library included more than 16,000 videos.[3][4] According to Alexa as of October 30, 2008, in the two days from launch the site had over 75,000 hits.[5]

The following is a list of the logos and icons used on the MTV Music website in alphabetical order.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MTVHive.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Mtvmusic.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  3. ^ a b "MTV smacks YouTube". Arstechnica.com. 2008-10-29. 
  4. ^ "Splash page - MTV Launches MTVMusic.com — Watch ‘Batdance’ Anytime You Like!". Splashpage.mtv.com. 2008-10-30. 
  5. ^ "Alexa stats for MTVMusic.com". Alexa.com. 2008-10-30. 

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