The DMDS Team Blog

30May/140

New Music Video Placement Opportunity!

White Knight Music Group (BMI) and Pulse Records USA are offering select, high-quality independent artists/bands a chance to get their music videos into rotation with a highly-celebrated, internationally recognized Rock N' Roll themed eatery. With over 150 locations in approximately 50 countries, this is a high-visibility opportunity to showcase emerging talent in front of millions across the globe.

SUBMISSION DATES: May 30th, 2014 - July 31st, 2014

GENRES ACCEPTED: Rock, Metal, Alternative, Indie, Pop, Country, EDM, Top 40,  Hip-Hop and R&B.

SUBMISSION CRITERIA:
- Videos must be well-produced, professional, and ready for inclusion in programming.
- Artists must own all rights. Please no uncleared samples or covers.

COMPENSATION:
- 4 to 6 weeks exposure with P.R.O. compensation for public performance as reported by the restaurant chain.
- Exposure to million viewers in over 150 different locations, across 55 countries.
- On-screen chyron credit.

SUBMISSION PROCESS:
Music videos submitted via DMDS will all be reviewed thoroughly by Pulse Records staff. The videos which match the submission criteria will then be passed along to the Network Producers for approval into their rotation. If selected by the producers, Pulse Records will then provide the usage agreements and FTP upload information from the producer directly to the artist to complete the process and get the video into rotation / or will request the broadcast master file be sent by transfer directly to our offices for final delivery to the client. There are no additional fees once an artist is selected, only the $20 submission fee.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
-An HD Quality file of your video delivered to Pulse Records USA via DMDS (also include the YouTube link in the release).

28May/140

DMDS Brings You the MTV, Fuse, Music Choice, & Centric Music Charts: Week 22, 2014

FUSE

Top 20 Aired 05/27/2014
1. Ariana Grande F/Iggy Azalea “Problem” (lyric Video) (new)
2. Iggy Azalea F/ Charli Xcx “Fancy”
3. John Legend “All Of Me”
4. Pharrell Williams “Happy”
5. Ed Sheeran “All Of Our Stars”
6. Nico & Vinz “Am I Wrong”
7. Calvin Harris “Summer”
8. Dj Snake & Lil Jon “Turn Down For What”
9. Michael Jackson And Justin Timberlake “Love Never Felt So Good” (new)
10. Paramore “Ain’t It Fun”

MTV

Top 20 of #952 Aired 05/24/2014
1. Paramore - Ain't It Fun
2. Neon Trees - Sleeping With A Friend
3. John Legend - All Of Me
4. Phillip Phillips - Raging Fire
5. Ingrid Michaelson - Girls Chase Boys
6. Katy Perry - Birthday
7. Calvin Harris - Summer
8. Demi Lovato - Neon Lights
9. Nico & Vinz - Am I Wrong
10. Jason Derulo - Talk Dirty

26May/140

Top Downloads & Most Active Indies – Week of May 26th, 2014

Top Downloads:

  1. Pharrell Williams “Come Get It Bae” (Sony)
  2. Deadmau5 “Seeya” (Universal)
  3. The Weeknd & Pharrell “Wanderlust” (XO/DMD Promo) *also #1 MAI
  4. Royal Canoe “Hold On To The Metal” (Nevado/Canvas Promo) *also #2 MAI
  5. Nicki Minaj “Pills N Potions” (Universal)
  6. Jason Mraz “Love Someone” (Warner)
  7. American Authors “Believer” (Universal)
  8. Avicii “Addicted To You” (Universal)
  9. Dirty Heads “My Sweet Summer” (Five Seven/Universal)
  10. Arkells “Come To Light” (Universal)

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

Most Active Indies:

  1. The Weeknd & Pharrell “Wanderlust” (XO/DMD Promo) *also #3 TD
  2. Royal Canoe “Hold On To The Metal” (Nevado/Canvas Promo) *also #4 TD
  3. Tristan Horncastle “That Was Before” (Royalty/TandemTracks Promo)
  4. Porsha f/ Jerzee “Mr. Wrong” (DMD/StrongSongs)
  5. Tim Hicks “Here Comes The Thunder” (Open Road)
  6. Julian Taylor Band “Heatwave” (ANM/DK/Music Solutions Promo)
  7. 50 Cent f/ Mr. Probz “Twisted” (G Unit)
  8. Klingande “Jubel” (Ultra/DMD Promo)
  9. Lindsay Broughton “Take Me There” (Curve/Pitbull Promo)
  10. Chris Ising “I’m From The Country” (Indie)
*Most Active Indies are the most streamed and downloaded Singles in the given period on releases not directly promoted by any of the major record companies
22May/140

DMDS Brings You the MTV, Fuse, Music Choice, & Centric Music Charts: Week 21, 2014

FUSE

Top 20 Aired 05/20/2014
1. Iggy Azalea F/ Charli Xcx “Fancy”
2.  Pharrell Williams “Happy”
3. John Legend “All Of Me”
4. Nico & Vinz "Am I Wrong" (NEW)
5. Dj Snake & Lil Jon “Turn Down For What”
6. Rixton "Me And My Broken Heart"
7. Paramore “Ain’t It Fun”
8. Calvin Harris "Summer"
9. Katy Perry F/ Juicy J “Dark Horse”
10. Pitbull f/GRL "Wild Wild Love"

MTV

Top 20 #951 Airs 05/17/2014
1. John Legend - All Of Me
2. Paramore - Ain't It Fun
3. Phillip Phillips - Raging Fire
4. Neon Trees - Sleeping With A Friend
5. Ingrid Michaelson - Girls Chase Boys
6. Demi Lovato - Neon Lights
7. Jason Derulo - Talk Dirty
8. Avicii - Hey Brother
9. Calvin Harris - Summer
10. Fitz & The Tantrums - The Walker

Music Choice

Music Choice VOD chart for the week ending 5/11/2014
1. Pharrell ‘Happy
2. Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga ‘Loyal’
3. Katy Perry feat. Juicy J ‘Dark Horse’
4. Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz ‘Talk Dirty’
5. Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX 'Fancy'
6. K. Michelle 'Can't Raise A Man'
7. N8 ‘Nae Nae (Holdup ShoNuff)’
8. Beyonce ‘Partition’
9. Demi Lovato 'Let It Go'
10. Bert Baker 'Dark Horse Parody'

Centric

Rotation Report from 5/26/2014 - 6/1/2014

POWER
Beyonce "Partition"
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne "Loyal"
Jhene Aiko "The Worst"
Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake "Love Never Felt So Good"
Pharrell "Happy"
Usher "Good Kisser"

The complete Fuse Top 20Vh1 Top 20Music Choice and Centric charts, as well as all the other video shows are available exclusively to DMDS Pro membersSign Up Now!

Questions or need help? Please contact us.

20May/140

Top Downloads & Most Active Indies – Week of May 19th, 2014

Top Downloads:

  1. Arkells “Come To Light” (Universal)
  2. ANDEE “Never Gone” (Universal)
  3. Lady Antebellum “Bartender” (Universal)
  4. Adam H. f/ Ray J & Elise Estrada “Money + Chicks + Sex + Fame” (XOXO/Universal)
  5. Tim Hicks “Here Comes The Thunder” (Open Road) *also #1 MAI
  6. Jason Derulo f/ Snoop Dogg “Wiggle” (Warner)
  7. Brantley Gilbert f/ Justin Moore & Thomas Rhett “Small Town Throwdown” (Valory/Universal)
  8. Linkin Park “Until It’s Gone” (Warner)
  9. Led Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love” (Warner)
  10. Enrique Iglesias f. Sean Paul “Bailando” (Universal)

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

Most Active Indies:

  1. Tim Hicks “Here Comes The Thunder” (Open Road) *also #5 TD
  2. Hayley “Don’t Wanna Want You” (MDM/Universal/Dale Speaking Promo)
  3. The Weeknd & Pharrell “Wanderlust” (XO/DMD Promo)
  4. Chris Ising “I’m From The Country” (Indie)
  5. Ridley Bent “The Most Beautiful Woman Around” (Americana North/Fontana North/Pitbull Promo)
  6. Porsha f/ Jerzee “Mr. Wrong” (DMD/StrongSongs)
  7. Foxx Williams “Call Me” (Indie/Last Tango Promo)
  8. Lou Potter “Tiny Diamond” (Indie/Last Tango Promo)
  9. Klingande “Jubel” (Ultra/DMD Promo)
  10. Midaz & Ellie “Down Together” (Indie/Frontside Promo)
*Most Active Indies are the most streamed and downloaded Singles in the given period on releases not directly promoted by any of the major record companies