AOL Music has launched its Spinner music portal in the United Kingdom.

The site, which features artist features and interviews as well as exclusive videos and performances, went live yesterday (Aug. 4) at www.spinner.co.uk.

AOL Music VP Bill Crandall said in a statement: "Launching Spinner into the U.K. marks the latest milestone as Spinner extends the success we have seen in the U.S."

He added: "We are continuing to tap into music passion points by creating genre specific sites to create the most comprehensive music experience on the web. We are committed to bringing UK music fans the best local, and global, music content."

Nina Vanneck, AOL Europe's director of music, said: "The vision for Spinner U.K. is to create a destination for passionate music fans beyond the Top 40, with a global pool of bloggers contributing music news across the world."

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