Music television

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Music television is a type of television programming which focuses predominantly on playing music videos from recording artists, usually on dedicated television channels broadcasting on satellite or cable.

Music television channels may host their own shows charts, award prizes. Examples are MTV, Channel UFX, 4Music, 40 TV, Channel V, VIVA, Scuzz, MuchMusic, Kerrang! TV, RAC 105 TV, VH1, Fuse TV and Palladia.


The history of Television Music traces back to the 1950 and the incorporation of network broadcasting networks such as CBS, NBC, and ABC. The rise in popularity of network broadcasting allowed major record companies to showcase their acts on a platform alternative to radio. notable broadcasts include The Beatles first American performance on the Ed Sullivan show [1] and Elvis Presley on CBS's Stage Show.


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