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30Nov/110

Charting for the week of Nov. 28th

Top Downloads:

  1. Will.I.Am ft. Mick Jagger and Jennifer Lopez – T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever) (Universal)
  2. Adele – Set Fire To The Rain (XL/Beggars)
  3. Victoria Duffield – Last Christmas (Warner)
  4. Mariah Carey & John Legend – When Christmas Comes (Universal)
  5. The Stellas – Christmas Coming Home (EMI)
  6. Martin Solveig & Dragonette – Big In Japan (Feat. Idoling!!!) (Warner)
  7. Big Wreck – Albatross (Warner)
  8. Anjulie – Stand Behind The Music (Universal)
  9. The Cranberries – Show Me (Universal)
  10. Barlow – Christmas At The Donut Shop (Warner)

*Top Downloads are the most downloaded Singles in the given period

Most Active Indies:

  1. Adele – Set Fire To The Rain (XL/Beggars)
  2. Jonas & The Massive Attraction – Addiction (Big Slice/TandemTracks Promo)
  3. Keb Mo – Shopping On Christmas Eve (Yolabelle/Ryko)
  4. Kaskade ft. Mindy Gledhill – Eyes (Ultra/DMD Promo)
  5. Jay Semko – It’s Christmas Eve (Busted Flat/L. Tutty Promo)
  6. Aaron Pritchett & Lisa Manis – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (Awesome/DMD Promo)
  7. Megan Morrison – Oh Holy Night (Colt Prod.)
  8. Brooke Nicholls – Hark The Herald (Indie)
  9. Saidah Baba Talibah – Revolution (CLK Creative/AMtoFM Promo)
  10. Dean Brody – The Woodshed Is Full (Open Road)

*Most Active Indies are the most streamed and downloaded Singles in the given period on releases not directly promoted by any of the four "major" record labels.

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29Nov/110

Are you ready to be the next DMDS Rising Star?

OK. If you’re in the music industry, you should know by now that we’re the leading digital delivery solution company in the music industry – yeah, we deliver broadcast quality audio and video files to broadcasters around the globe in the fastest and most efficient way - please don’t take our word for it and ask record labels like Atlantic, RCA, Cash Money, Interscope, Reprise, Sub Pop, XL just to name a few, or networks like MTV!

Anyway, we‘re in this business because we believe in talent, passion and creativity. Also, you may hear a lot from us about "connecting dots, building relationships, and helping to make dreams come true"… well, we want to prove all of that! That’s why we’re proud to launch our contest “DMDS Rising Star”!

So, how will it work? Simple! Do you remember that we just mentioned “talent, passion, creativity, connecting dots, building relationships?” Well, we want you to prove on our Facebook page that you have all of that and what it takes to be the next “DMDS Rising Star.”

It is easy to participate! You’ll just need a lot of creativity to:

1. Upload a great song (audio or video) to our Facebook page
2. And, ask your fans and friends to "Like" what you’ve uploaded

At the end, the three artists with most "Likes" will get free memberships (first place will receive a full year’s DMDS Pro Membership – worth $1000)  to deliver tracks and music videos to the radio stations and TV networks of their choice (it’s very important to ask your voters and fans to "Like" our Facebook page as well or their Likes/votes will not be valid!)

That’s all! Do you think you have what it takes to be the next “DMDS Rising Star?” Are you ready to be extensively aired and broadcasted on the radio and TV? If so, can you prove that you can make it to the top charts?

Bring it on!

(Details and official contest coming soon. Stay tune!)

23Nov/110

Charting for the week of Nov. 21st

Top Downloads:

1. Rihanna – You Da One (Universal)
2. Marianas Trench – Fallout (Universal)
3. P!nk – Bridge Of Light (Sony)
4. Alyssa Reid – Mistress Claus (Wax/Warner)
5. Whosarmy – Alive (Universal)
6. Kelly Clarkson – What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger) (Sony)
7. Jack Johnson – In The Morning (Universal)
8. Victoria Duffield – Last Christmas (Warner)
9. Big Wreck – Albatross (Warner)
10. Rolling Stones – I Love You Too Much (Universal)

Most Active Indies:

1. Deadmau5 – Aural Psynapse (Ultra/DMD Promo)
2. Dean Brody – The Woodshed Is Full (Open Road)
3. Aaron Pritchett & Lisa Manis – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (Awesome/DMD Promo)
4. QOH – Look At Me Now (Awesome/Kuya/DMD Promo)
5. Mia Martina – Burning (CP/DMD Promo)
6. Jordan Knight – One More Night (eOne/TandemTracks Promo)
7. D-Sisive – One Last Dance (feat Jay Malinowski) (Urbnet)
8. Matt Andersen – O Holy Night (Busted Flat/L. Tutty Promo)
9. Wade Amey Wade – I Can’t Wait For Christmas (OPM Digital/B. Martineau Promo)
10. Marshall Dane – Christmas Eve For Two (Red Riviera/B. Martineau Promo)

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23Nov/110

Interesting facts about Myspace

OK. We’re finally on MySpace – yeah, yeah… we know that as the leading company and preferred delivery method for sending music to all major broadcasters, we should have been there a long time ago.

Anyway, now that we’re on the network what most people consider the pioneer and creator of social networks, we thought you’d like to know these interesting factors about Myspace:

• Myspace launched in August 2003 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.
• Myspace was founded in 2003 and was acquired by News Corporation in July 2005 for $580 million. From 2005 until early 2008, Myspace was the most visited social networking site in the world, and in June 2006 surpassed Google as the most visited website in the United States.
• In April 2008, Myspace was overtaken by Facebook in the number of unique worldwide visitors, and was surpassed in the number of unique U.S. visitors in May 2009.
• On June 29, 2011, Myspace was sold to Specific Media LLC and pop star Justin Timberlake for approximately $35 million
• In August 2011, Myspace had 33.1 million unique U.S. visitors.Since its creation, this site has been predominantly used by the music industry and music aficionados

We know the future of this website is –as always has been – the music industry. That’s why, if you’re a tune lover or music professional, we’d love you hear from you there. Let's chat and be friends on Myspace!

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16Nov/110

Charting for the week of Nov. 14th

Top Downloads:

  1. Adam Lambert – Beg For Mercy (Colwel Platinum)
  2. Cake – Mustache Man (Warner)
  3. Amy Winehouse – Our Day Will Come (Universal)
  4. Coldplay – Paradise (Tiesto Remix) (EMI)
  5. The Stellas – In This House (EMI)
  6. Faith Hill – Come Home (Warner)
  7. Said The Whale – Heavy Ceiling (Hidden Pony/Dale Speaking Promo)
  8. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years (Warner)
  9. Victoria Duffield – Last Christmas (Warner)
  10. Shakira – Je l’aime à mourir (Sony)

Most Active Indies:

  1. Said The Whale – Heavy Ceiling (Hidden Pony/Dale Speaking Promo)
  2. Mia Martina – Burning (CP/DMD Promo)
  3. Big Sugar – If Santa Don’t Bring You No Funk (Frontside Promo)
  4. Lindi Ortega – Blue Christmas (Frontside Promo)
  5. Deadmau5 – Aural Psynapse (Ultra/DMD Promo)
  6. Jordan Knight – One More Night (eOne/TandemTracks Promo)
  7. Greg Sczebel – Perfect (Merry Little Christmas) (
  8. Cynthia Leigh-Ann – Christmas Memories (New Horizon)
  9. Lola Spriggs – One Wish (Plug Music Promo)
  10. Alex Cuba – Are You (Caracol/EMI)
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