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Street Idol: The Great Canadian Song Search at Canadian Music Week 2015

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Street Idol 2015: We Partnered with RDR Music Group & Canadian Music Week to Select Best Recording of 2015‬

If you have a Canadian studio quality recording mastered track and you feel it can compete in today’s ever aggressive radio market, then we have a contest for you! We are looking for the most “radio friendly” song in any genre, Pop/Top 40, Rock, Hip Hop/R&B, Country, Triple A, Hot AC, AC, etc.

In an effort to give back to the independent/emerging artist community, YANGAROO/DMDS, RDR Music Group, and Canadian Music Week are banning together to select the best recording of CMW 2015. To enter, simply click here


Top Downloads & Most Active Indies – Week of Jan. 12th, 2015

Top Downloads:

  1. Kid Rock “First Kiss” (Warner)
  2. Hollerado “Firefly” (Royal Mountain/Canvas Promo) *also #1 MAI
  3. Madonna “Living For Love” (Universal)
  4. Kanye West f. Paul McCartney “Only One” (Universal)
  5. Wes Mack “Before You Drive Me Crazy” (Big Machine/Universal)
  6. Reba “Going Out Like That” (Nash Icon/Valory/Universal)
  7. Maddie & Tae “Fly” (Dot/Big Machine/Universal)
  8. Calvin Harris f. Ellie Goulding “Outside” (Sony)
  9. Chad Brownlee “When The Lights Go Down” (MDM/Universal/Dale Speaking Promo) *also #3 MAI
  10. The Road Hammers “Hillbilly Highway” (Open Road) *also #2 MAI

Top Downloads are the most downloaded Singles during the given period

Most Active Indies:

  1. Hollerado “Firefly” (Royal Mountain/Canvas Promo) *also #2 TD
  2. The Road Hammers “Hillbilly Highway” (Open Road) *also #10 TD
  3. Chad Brownlee “When The Lights Go Down” (MDM/Universal/Dale Speaking Promo) *also #9 TD
  4. Jason Blaine “Country Side” (eOne/Stark Ravings Promo)
  5. Marianas Trench “Here’s To The Zeros” (604/Frontside Promo)
  6. Twin Kennedy “It’s A Love Thing” (Indie/A. Wilson Promo)
  7. The Wild! “Party Til You’re Dead” (eOne)
  8. Danko Jones “Do You Wanna Rock” (New Damage/Canvas Promo)
  9. Adam K f. Matthew Steeper “Come Alive” (Ultra/DMD Promo)
  10. The Orchard “Gone Missin’” (Royalty/Sony/TandemTracks Promo)

Most Active Indies are the most streamed and downloaded Singles during the given period on releases not directly promoted to radio by any of the 'major' record companies.


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DMDS Brings You the MTV, Fuse, & Centric Music Charts: Week 10, 2014


Top 20 Aired 03/11/2014
1. Pharrell “Happy”
2. Katy Perry F/ Juicy J “Dark Horse” (new)
3. John Legend “All Of Me”
4. Jason Derulo F/ 2 Chainz “Talk Dirty”
5. Bastille “Pompeii”
6. A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera “Say Something”
7. Passenger “Let Her Go”
8. Lorde “Team”
9. Pitbull F/ Ke$ha “Timber”
10. Beyoncé F/ Jay Z “Drunk In Love”


Top 20 #941 Results 03/01/2014; Aired 03/08/2014
1. Lorde - Team
2. American Authors - Best Day Of My Life
3. A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera - Say Something
4. One Direction - Story Of My Life
5. Bastille - Pompeii
6. Pharrell - Happy
7. Ellie Goulding - Burn
8. John Legend - All Of Me
9. John Newman - Love Me Again
10. Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - Dark Horse