Music promo video types on YouTube

Nightcore, 8D audio, lyric videos, and video soundtracks are popular types of music promo videos on YouTube.


Nightcore speeds up music and uses anime-themed visuals.

For example

Compare this to the original track

8D audio

8D audio pans the audio in 8 directions

For example

To create 8D audio, an MP3 is loaded into software like FL Studio ( then, with the help of plugins, the audio is panned around a central point.

Lyric videos

Instead of a music visualizer moving to the beat of the music, the song lyrics are shown as the song plays.

For example

Video soundtracks

The focus is on the video (like a vlog or an animation) and the music sets the mood or the video is choreographed to the music

For example

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