The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories. Top Downloads represents the most copied tracks in the week ending Nov. 25th, and the Most Active Indies blends downloads and streams, with the affiliated label and radio promotions company in parenthesis. Video included where available.
1. Prince “Moonbeam Levels” (Warner): A previously unreleased track, recorded during the 1999 sessions and now included in the new 4Ever best-of collection.
2. Coleman Hell “Devotion” (Sony): The latest single from the 604 artist's Oct. 14 debut Summerland album.
3. Lukas Graham “You’re Not There” (Warner): A tribute song for lead-singer Lukas' deceased father, included on the Danish group's self-titled album that spawned "7 Years".
4. The Washboard Union “Head Over Heels (Diesel Mix)” (Warner): Third hit from the popular Vancouver country group's debut six-song EP.
5. Matthew Good “Suburbia” (Warner): Included on the group's 1999 Juno-winning album, Beautiful Midnight -- successfully reissued earlier this year on vinyl.
6. Clean Bandit f. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie “Rockabye” (Warner): Brit electro-pop group hits a groove with the Jamaican dancehall singer.
7. Sean Paul f. Dua Lipa “No Lie” (Universal): After successfully connecting on Sia's 'Cheap Thrills', Little Mix's 'Hair' and 'Rockabye' with Clean Bandit and Anne Marie, the Jamaican rapper teams up with UK singer and model Dua Lipa who has her debut album set to be released early in 2017.
8. The Age of Electric “Keys” (We Are Busy Bodies/Canvas Promo): Title track on the group's forthcoming Feb. 17 EP.
9. LITEYEARS “Christmas Day” (Slaight/RPMpromo): A seasonal song, from the group formerly known as Thought Beneath Film, the Slaight Music-sponsored It's Your Shot winner, follows a trio of hits from American Town -- the group's debut EP.
10.DiRTY RADiO “True Love” (604/Sony): An infectious new single from the Vancouver electro-pop trio.
Most Active Indies
1. LITEYEARS “Christmas Day” (Slaight/RPMpromo): Promises to be a seasonal hit from long-time collaborators and brother duo Brent and Brian Wirth (formerly of Thought Beneath Film).
2. Dean Brody “Time” (Open Road): The latest hit from Brody's successful sixth studio album, Beautiful Freakshow.
3. Ali & Theo “Winter Song” (Slaight/DMD Promo): A shimmering cover by the Toronto-based duo of a song originally written and recorded as a duet in 1979 by Americans Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson.
4. Ryan Keown “Best Thing” (Indie/R. Chubey Promo): This latest single follows a string of CanCountry hits for the Dauphin singer.
5. Childish Gambino “Redbone” (Glassnote): Second single from the falsetto singer born Donald Glover whose third-album, Awaken, My Love! , is out on Dec. 2.
6. Chris Lane “For Her” (Big Loud): A true love story wherein the North Carolina country singer uses the making of his new video to pop a surprise marriage proposal.
7. Tracy Millar “Could This Be Love” (LM/B. Martineau Promo): Canadian indie country singer follows earlier hits that include "Talk, Talk, Talk" and "Spread A Little Love Around."
8. The Weeknd f. Daft Punk “Starboy (Kygo Remix)” (XO/DMD Promo)
9. Tianna Woods “20 Bucks and a Tank of Gas” (Indie/Blue Eyes Promo): The Burlington, ON, singer is making a name for self both as a thespian and on country stages, thanks to a string of storylined song hits that include “Next Door Neighbour," “Can You Hear Me Now?”, “Rain on the Roses,” “Wow," "Dancin' with Elvis" and “On the Rise.”
10. David Shaw Trio f. Nathan, Allegra “Christmas All Over The World”: Transplanted Brit now living in Canada turns in a classic seasonal song of his own. It's not his first turn as a songwriter, having written a number of hits for artists that include Candi & The Backbeat's Top 40 hit, "Friends Forever."
11. The Age of Electric “Keys” (We Are Busy Bodies/Canvas Promo)