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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS: May 24, 2020

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS: May 24, 2020

By FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories. Top Downloads and Top Canadian Downloads represents the most copied tracks in the weeks ending May 22 and the Most Active Indies blends downloads and streams, with the affiliated label and radio promotions company in parenthesis.


Top Downloads:

  1. Sia “Together” (Warner)

  2. Lady Gaga “Rain On Me (with Ariana Grande)” (Interscope/Universal)

  3. Jonas Brothers “X (feat. KAROL G)” (Republic/Universal)

  4. Katy Perry “Daisies” (Capitol/Universal)

  5. Ingrid Andress “The Stranger” (Warner)

  6. Harry Styles “Watermelon Sugar” (Columbia/Sony)

  7. Lennon Stella “Golf On TV (with JP Saxe Version)” (Columbia/Sony)

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  8. deadmau5 & The Neptunes “Pomegranate” (mau5trap/AWAL/DMD Promo)

  9. The Pretty Reckless “Death by Rock and Roll” (Century/Sony)

  10. Sub Urban “Freak (feat. REI AMI)” (Warner)

Top CanCon Downloads:

  1. Lennon Stella “Golf On TV (with JP Saxe Version)” (Columbia/Sony)

  2. Loud Luxury feat. Morgan St. Jean “Aftertaste” (disco:wax/Sony)

  3. Shawn Austin “Send It My Way” (SteelHead/Sony)

  4. The Reklaws “Where I’m From” (Universal)

  5. Samara Yung “In Case You Missed Me” (SIM/Pitbull Promo)

  6. Duane Steele “Bonfires & Guitars” (Indie/L. Tutty Promo)

  7. Kathleen Edwards “Options Open” (Dualtone/eOne/Canvas Promo)

  8. JP Saxe feat. Julia Michaels “If The World Was Ending” (Arista/Sony)

  9. Crown Lads “Howlin’ Back” (Universal)

  10. Tiagz “They Call Me Tiago (Her Name Is Margo)” (Epic/Sony)

Most Active Indies:

  1. deadmau5 & The Neptunes “Pomegranate” (mau5trap/AWAL/DMD Promo)

  2. Beto Vega “Voy a Estar Bien” (Gerencia 360)

  3. Finneas “Let’s Fall In Love For The Night” (Indie/Frontside Promo)

  4. Five Finger Death Punch “A Little Bit Off” (Better Noise/RPMpromo)

  5. Duane Steele “Bonfires & Guitars” (Indie/L. Tutty Promo)

  6. Kathleen Edwards “Options Open” (Dualtone/eOne/Canvas Promo)

  7. Maliibu Mitch “Double O” (eOne)

  8. Samara Yung “In Case You Missed Me” (SIM/Pitbull Promo)

  9. Peter Katz “Like We Used To Be” (Plaid Shirt/Canvas Promo)

  10. Dara Schindelka “Love Lives Here” (Indie)

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