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26Oct/100

DMDS powers 40th annual JUNO awards

For three years now, DMDS has powered the voting engine used by judges across Canada for the country's premier music awards show: The JUNO Awards. Tonight, CARAS, the organization that runs the awards show, invited representatives from Yangaroo and other members of the Canadian music industry to it's 40th anniversary launch party. The event itself won't take place until March 2011, but below are pictures revealing the new designs for the JUNO statues given to award winners next year. Television personality Ben Mulroney and multi-award winning artists Billy Talent hosted the evening and showcased the new statuettes.

2011 JUNO awards statuette

Billy Talent introduces 2011 JUNO statuette

The new 40th annual JUNO statuette

26Oct/100

Charts for Tuesday, October 24, 2010

Top Downloads:

1.  Various Artists - We Salute Our Heroes - "Standing Strong And True (For Tomorrow)" (EMI/Open Road)
2.  INXS Ft. Rob Thomas - Original Sin (Sony)
3.  Bruno Mars - Grenade (Warner)
4.  Aaron Lines - These Are Those Days (On Ramp/Stark Ravings)
5.  Chris Brown - Yeah 3x (Sony)
6.  Ke$ha - We Are Who We Are (Sony)
7.  Duck Sauce - Barbara Streisand (Sony)
8.  Santana Ft. Daughtry - Photograph (Sony)
9.  Kylie Minogue - Get Outta My Way (EMI)
10.  Aaron Pritchett - Light It Up (Decibel)

Most Active Indies:

1.  Aaron Lines - These Are Those Days (On Ramp/Stark Ravings)
2.  Aaron Pritchett - Light It Up (Decibel)
3.  CHIN - Fiya Fiya (Sparks)
4.  Frida Andersson - I'll Get Over You (Awesome/DMD)
5.  Brad James - Photograph (Paradise Alley/Bob Martineau)
6.  Craig Moritz - Danny's Song (Even Though We Ain't Got Money)  (Indie)
7.  Deere John - She Wants A Tractor (Indie/Lauren Tutty)
8.  Emerson Drive - When I See You Again (Open Road)
9.  Dean Brody - Trail In Life (Open Road)
10.  Bran Van 3000 - Grace (Love On The Block) (Music Media Network)

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18Oct/100

Charts for October 18, 2010

Top Downloads:

1.  P!INK - Raise Your Glass (Sony)
2.  Fefe Dobson - Stuttering (Universal)
3.  Cake - Sick Of You (Warner)
4.  Diamond Rings - Something Else (Secret City)
5.  Keshia Chante - Table Dancer (Universal)
6.  Sick Puppies - Maybe (EMI)
7.  Dany Brillant - On Verra Demain (Warner)
8.  These Kids Wear Crowns - Break It Up (EMI)
9.  The Script - For The First Time (Sony)
10.  Willow Smith - Whip My Hair (Sony)

Most Active Indies:

1.  Diamond Rings - Something Else (Secret City)
2.  Melanie Morgan - Not Tonight (Busy Music/Bob Martineau)
3.  Emerson Drive - When I See You Again (Open Road)
4.  Riz - PING!! Me Baby (Ultra/DMD)
5.  Theset - Already Know (Wax)
6.  Tony Kennedy - Tragedy (Blue Sapphire/DEP/Debbie Wood)
7.  Remady ft. Mau-L - Give Me A Sign (Ultra/DMD)
8.  DeAnna - Miss Invisible (Dirtbag)
9.  Jo Hikk - With A Smile Like That (MDM/Anya Wilson)
10.  Karla Crawford - It Never Rains When You Want It To (Indie/Paul Kennedy)

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13Oct/100

AD INDUSTRY VETERAN ANTHONY MILLER JOINS YANGAROO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Former Chairman Emeritus of MacLaren McCann, and Vice Chairman of McCann Worldgroup, Named to Board of Industry-Leading Digital Distribution Company

TORONTO, CANADA - YANGAROO Inc., (TSX-V: YOO, OTCBB: YOOIF) the industry's leading secure digital media distribution company, has named Anthony G. Miller, former Chairman Emeritus of MacLaren McCann, to its board of directors.

“Tony Miller has been a force in the advertising world for five decades,” said Scott Wambolt, Chief Executive Officer of YANGAROO. “Over the last year, we’ve taken significant steps to expand our business and provide secure digital distribution of advertising content. Tony’s input and experience will be an invaluable asset as we continue to make inroads in the space. We’re honored to have him aboard.”

Recently, YANGAROO announced plans to launch a new advertising delivery division, which will provide the highest quality and most efficient distribution of digital audio and video advertising to broadcasters. YANGAROO’s patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) offers the advertising community a fast, secure and cost-effective way to deliver HD and SD video as well as audio advertisements to broadcasters. Advertising executives can work directly with DMDS or a DMDS Certified Sender, such as a dub house or production house, to deliver ready-to-air ads to broadcasters.

Until January 2007, Anthony Miller was Chairman Emeritus of MacLaren McCann, one of Canada’s leading advertising and marketing communications companies. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the global parent, McCann Worldgroup, based in New York, and has held a number of senior positions in advertising agencies in both the United States and Canada for more than 40 years. Miller is a former chairman of the Canadian Institute of Communication and Advertising, a past chairman of the Young Presidents Organization (Ontario), and a member of the Chief Executive Organization. He also serves on the board of Care Canada.

About YANGAROO:

YANGAROO's patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is a leading secure B2B digital delivery solution for the music and advertising industries. DMDS is a Web-based delivery system that pioneers secure digital file distribution by incorporating biometrics, high-value encryption and watermarking. DMDS replaces the physical distribution of audio and video content for music, music videos, and advertising to television, radio, media, retailers, award shows and other authorized recipients with more accountable, effective, and far less costly digital delivery of broadcast quality media via the Internet.

Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Tech Companies for 2009 by Canadian Business, YANGAROO has offices in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, and London, U.K. YANGAROO trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol YOO and in the U.S. under OTCBB:YOOIF. For further information, please contact Scott Wambolt at 416-534-0607 ext 30 or visit www.yangaroo.com.

Contacts:

Deana Graffeo Weeks/Gina Preoteasa
Trylon SMR
212 725 2295
Deana@trylonsmr.com/gina@trylonsmr.com

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4Oct/100

Charting for the week of October 3, 2010

Top Downloads:

1.  Jason Derulo - What If (Warner)
2.  Lady Antebellum - Hello World (EMI)
3.  Jack Johnson - At Or With Me (Universal)
4.  Barenaked Ladies - Four Seconds (EMI)
5.  Lucky Uke - Love Bites (Universal)
6.  Kings Of Leon - Radioactive (Sony)
7.  My Chemical Romance - Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na) (Warner)
8.  Brandon Flowers - Only The Young (Universal)
9.  Kanye West - Runaway (Universal)
10.  Nicki Minaj - Right Thru Me (Universal)

Most Active Indies:

1.  Hey Romeo - Snap My Fingers (Royalty/Anya Wilson)
2.  Library Voices - Haunt This House (Young Soul/DMD)
3.  Danko Jones -  Active Volcanoes (Indie/Dale Speaking)
4.  JD Clarke - Believe In Love (Maple Oak/Bob Martineau)
5.  Codie Prevost -  Standing Still (Good Spirit/Paul Kennedy)
6.  Friends of Jack - The Real Deal (Indie/Debbie Wood)
7.  Jason Greeley - Louder Than Words (Royalty/Paul Kennedy)
8.  Ridley Bent - Love Car (Open Road)
9.  Inna - Amazing (Ultra/DMD)
10.  Jason Blaine - Hillybilly Girl  (E1/Stark Ravings)

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