After Hours

Images: Windows Media Player 11

The main page of MTV's Urge is dominated by a promo area at the top that is selected by MTV staff. MTV's reps stated that artists cannot at this time pay to be represented in this area; it's purely editorially driven. Just below that is a selection of new releases, which is magnified and highlighted as you mouse across them. There's also a button that takes you to Urge's music blogs, called "The Informer." Like WMP 11, Urge is visually stimulating.

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