Meet Vevo’s New CuratorsJuly 19, 2016
Last week, as part of Vevo’s reboot, we introduced the “Vevo Curators” feature that will allow users to track music experts from a variety of genres, and see what artists, videos, and playlists they favor. These curators will also create their own video playlists for users to follow and watch. Take a minute to learn a little more about each curator and their background below!
Vevo US Curators
Jamey Jasta – Jamey is the vocalist for HATEBREED, a Grammy-nominated Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band. He is also the former host of MTV’s Headbangers Ball and now the host of The Jasta Show Podcast that runs on the GAS Digital Network. Recently, Jamey hosted the 14th Annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards show in London, UK.
Ultra Music – Ultra is the #1 dance/electronic label in the US.
Matt Pinfield – Matt is has been a tastemaker and alternative radio host for over 30 years. Additionally he is considered a top music expert and has been featured on CBS, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, PBS and Fox. He was Vice President of A+R and Artist Development for Columbia Records, and is on the Board of Governors for the GRAMMYs and The Recording Academy.
Brian “B.Dot” Miller – Brian is a New York City-based journalist and broadcaster. A graduate of Delaware State University, he curates hip-hop culture as Content Director of RapRadar.com and host of the Rap Radar Podcast.
Shaheem Reid – Since 2001, Shaheem Reid has been considered one of hip-hop’s most respected and informative journalistic voices. She also serves as President of Busta Rhymes’ The Conglomerate Ent.
Kelly Ford – Kelly was the first live voice heard on NASH 94.7 FM in 2013 as part of the team that launched Manhattan’s first country station in 17 years. She is currently cohost of the nationally syndicated “America’s Morning Show” which is based in Nashville and heard on NASH stations across the country, including New York City.
Bex – Bex has always had an incredible passion for music, radio and entertainment, and currently hosts a morning show in Philadelphia on 96.5 AMP Radio.
Vevo UK Curators
Georgie Rogers – George is a presenter on Virgin Radio, and a music journalist at BBC 6 Music and Apple Music’s Beats 1.
Sian Anderson – Sian is DJ at BBC Radio 1Xtra and a journalist at Noisey and The Fader. She is also Director at SighTracked PR and a grime activist.
Laura Brosnan – Laura is a leading journalist of UK underground music via Complex.
Ra’ed Khan – Ra’ed is a social activist, music adventurist, Deputy Editor at MTV: The Wrap Up and Managing Director of PardonMyBlog.co.uk (VICE Network).
Rob Copsey – Rob is Editor of OfficialCharts.com. He gives pop the respect it deserves and doesn’t believe in guilty pleasures.
Lewis Corner – Lewis is Digital Spy’s Music Editor.
Jamie Milton – Jamie is self-proclaimed new music nut, DIY magazine Neu editor and freelance journalist.
Frankie Dunn – As Assistant Music Editor at i-D, Frankie dedicates her life to sourcing the most exciting new music from across the world and giving yours a better soundtrack.
Phil Taggart – Presenter of Vevo’s new music series “dscvr” and DJ/Presenter at BBC Radio 1.
Daniel P Carter – Daniel is a presenter of the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show and the “Someone Who Isn’t Me” podcast. He is also the guitarist in Krokodil.