Promote your music video on BET JAMS
Are you ready to broadcast your music video on air?
Your music video is always GUARANTEED airtime on all platforms, as long as they follow within the guidelines shown below:
- Compression Type: H.264
- File Format: .mov or .mp4
- Dimensions: 1920x1080 (preferred) or 1280x720
- Frame Rate: Native (No less than 23.98)
- Bit Rate: Minimum 7500 kb/s. Unrestricted is OK but we recommend that you restrict your video bitrate to no more than 10mbs.
- File must be de-Interlaced (Please, No Interlacing)
- Multi-pass encoding is preferred, Single-pass encoding isn’t
- Please export all encodes using Compressor or Quicktime.
- Do not use frame re-ordering in your encoding settings
- Do not include front or end slates (displaying metadata), title or end cards, bars and tones, etc.
- Format: AAC
- Channels: Stereo (L R)
- Sample Rate: 44.100 kHz
- Bit Rate: 320 kbps CBR
Please submit your music video using the instructions sent to you after payment confirmation.
How long does it take for my music video to be aired?
Your music video can take up to 30 days to air depending on time slot availability. We will be in touch, when the production team gives us a date for when they will be airing your video and at what time, we always receive this confirmation within 48 hours.
How will I know my video has been aired?
Just in case you miss the broadcast, we will have someone from our team record a live video recording of your music video being played on the TVs channel station. Also, Viacom always sends us a cue sheet/certification a couple weeks after along with a digital copy of your airing.
How many times will my video air?
Depending on what package you have selected, your video can air for a single play at $500, 3 plays at $700 & 6 plays at $1200. You can also request a custom order, by contacting us through email, if you want more plays. Rotation happens throughout the week and not all on one day.
Where will my video air?
Currently we only have access to USA cable TV. *NOTE: Sometimes only some regional areas apply* Please contact us through email to find out more.
Do you accept lyric music videos?
Yes, we currently have access to accept lyric videos.
Can I get more plays than just 6?
Yes, we would need to contact ViacomCBS with your request first. After they have accepted, and we both have come to an agreement, we can send you a custom order for the quote they have provided.
I don't know if my video covers the guidelines?
Please send us your music video via a Dropbox download link, for us to check that out first, currently YouTube videos do not meet the networks approval terms. If you can't correct the specs yourself, we charge an extra $20 via Paypal to correct the specifications ready for submission.
Do you have any examples of previous artists you have aired?
Please contact us through email so that we can provide you with some examples.
What channels specifically will my video air on?
Your video will air on the main "MTV" network channel, during commercial breaks. Your video will always be broadcasted throughout the full duration of your video. Dish Network: Channel 162. DirecTV: Channel 335. Please reach out to us if you are not sure.
What is the outcome of my video airing on these networks?
Gain an audience of over 1,000,000+. We’ve had an artist by the name of “TYuS” (R&B) gain huge exposure through the services we provide and gain SoundCloud fame as well as going onto signing a record deal with Warner. We have a few more success stories, so contact us and we'd be happy to share.