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Founded in 1993 by Quincy Jones and Time Warner, Vibe was an iconic brand for 16 years, responsible for setting trends among hip hop and mainstream culture. Vibe was then bought by miller publishing in 1996, who shortly after bought spin. The publication features R&B and hip-hop music artists, actors and other entertainers. The magazine and online websites are for the young, urban followers of hip-hop culture. Vibe magazine appeals to “12- 24 year old”, both boys and girls(quoted from the president ofvibe magazine – keith clinkscales)Although on the vibe media pack theaverage age of vibe readers is 27.
Vibe magazine hands out awards for the:Ringtone of the yearMix tape of the yearVH1 soul video of the yearSong of the yearProducer of the yearBreakthrough artist of the yearBest collaborationR&B artist of the yearHip hop artist of the year
Mostly men on the front cover. Everyone who poses on the front cover puts on a mean face.
NME is a popular music publication in the UnitedKingdom, published weekly since March 1952. Itstarted as a music newspaper, and graduallymoved toward a magazine format during the1980s. It was the first British paper to include asingles chart. In the 1970s it became the best-selling British music newspaper. It was mainlyassociated with gonzo journalism, then becameclosely associated with punk rock.
Hall Radar Award John Peel Award for Innovation Vibe magazine hands out awards for the: Best British Band Best International Band Ringtone of the year Best Solo Artist Best New Band Mix tape of the year Best Album Best Track VH1 soul video of the year Best Video Best Festival Song of the year Best Dance floor Filler Hero Of The Year Producer of the year Villain Of The Year Most Stylish Breakthrough artist of the Least Stylish Year Worst Album Worst Band Best collaboration Best Book Best Small Festival R&B artist of the year Hottest Woman Hottest Man Hip hop artist of the year
These magazines concentrate on different parts of the music industry. Vibe magazine tends to focus on RnB, whereas NME focus on punk rock, indie music, etc. vibe and NME magazine are similar in some ways as they both tend to take medium shots of the artists put onto their magazine. The median age of NME readers is 25 and for vibe it is 18, suggesting that vibe magazine appeals to a younger audience. Also, mostly men read NME magazine (70%), in contrary to the 50%of men that read vibe magazine. This reinforces how unisex vibe magazine is unlike NME. Vibe magazine also came out mush later than NME but over the past couple years vibe magazine has overhauled NME in sells, becoming much more popular than NME.