Vevo Buys Showyou Video Site in Step Toward Subscription Service

  • Largest U.S. online music video site makes first acquisition
  • Showyou already sells subscriptions, offers curated stream

Vevo LLC, the largest online music video service in the U.S., has acquired video streaming company Showyou, the latest sign that Vevo plans to offer subscriptions and amp up competition with Spotify and YouTube, a minority shareholder.

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