VEVO Welcome Letter



Let's begin the process of getting your videos up and out!



• A VEVO Channel must be created before you upload any videos
• You must email with the ASSETS below to create a channel

• If you do not already have a channel it takes 1-2 weeks to be created




1) One high-resolution image of the artist at 5000x5000 px with no text and that allows center focused cropping. (Examples below)

3) Specify the artist’s channel name you would like. For
2) Artist links: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Official Website example: ArtistNameVEVO
4) Optional: if you would like to create a skin for the artist channel across multiple devices, you can view the 
specs here:









You can upload your video file directly to your Label Console.

VIDEO: acceptable at the end of the video ONLY if the music is still
• File Format: .mov or .mp4
• Compression Type: H.264
• Dimensions: 1920x1080 (preferred) or 1280x720
• Frame Rate: Native (No less than 23.98)
• Bit Rate: Unrestricted (Minimum 7500 kb/s, Maximum10mb/s)
• Multi‐pass encoding is preferred
• Do not use frame re‐ordering in your encoding settings
• Do not include front or end slates, title or end cards, etc.
• Include a black frame/fade at the start and end of the video
• All logos / Credits / Copyright can only be 3 seconds in total duration at the end of the video • Scrolling credits are acceptable at the end of the video ONLY if the music is still playing



• Format: AAC
• Channels: Stereo (L R)
• Sample Rate: 44.100 kHz • Bit Rate: 320 kbps CBR



The following is strictly prohibited according to VEVO guidelines:

Chyrons/ Lower third credits (scrolling or still)
• Beginning/ End Slates (unless approved by VEVO)
• Countdown Clocks
• Album/ Single In-‐Store Dates
• No promotional slates
• No external links: Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Official/Unofficial Band Pages, iTunes, Amazon