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AJR presented with first Canadian Gold album plaque in NYC

L to R: Adrian Strong (President, DMD Ent./Co-President, Ultra Music Canada, Patrick Moxey (President & Founder, Ultra Music), Steve Greenberg (President, S-Curve Records), Adam Met (AJR), Jack Met (AJR), Ryan Met (AJR), Asim Awesome Awan (Co-President, Ultra Music Canada)

To celebrate the release of their latest album Neotheater, American indie pop band AJR played a sold out album release show in their hometown of New York City at The Bowery Ballroom. Prior to their set, Ultra Music Canada and DMD Entertainment presented the group with their first Canadian Gold Album Award plaque for their 2017 album The Click.

The breakthrough album features the band’s Canadian Platinum-certified hits  “Weak” and “Burn The House Down,” as well as the Gold-certified “Sober Up” featuring Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo.

The music video for “Weak” can be viewed below.

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DVBBS receive Platinum plaques at Toronto’s Dreams Festival

Photo Credit: Ultra Music Canada

Prior to hitting the main stage at Toronto’s Dreams Festival, Canadian DJ duo DVBBS were presented with Platinum award plaques for their CMC$ collaboration “Not Going Home (ft. Gia Koka).” DVBBS’ Alex Andre and Chris Chronicles are shown in the photo above holding their new plaques, alongside CMC$ (far left), Asim “Awesome” Awan (Co-President, Ultra Music Canada), and Adrian Strong (Co-President, Ultra Music Canada/President, DMD).

The group shared a recap video of the monumental homecoming on their Instagram account.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWXsxBuB7FU/?taken-by=dvbbs&hl=en

“Not Going Home” is the Orangeville, ON natives’ second Platinum track certification, with “Tsunami” reaching Platinum status in 2016. The video for “Not Going Home” can be viewed below.

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Steve Aoki and Louis Tomlinson hold on to Canadian Platinum plaques at Ultra Music Festival in Miami

Left to right: Matt Colon (Deckstar Management), Adrian Strong (Co-President Ultra Music Canada / President DMD Entertainment), Steve Aoki, Patrick Moxey (Founder/President of Ultra Music and President of Electronic Music at Sony Music), David Waxman (Senior Vice President/General Manager of Ultra Music) Photo courtesy of Ultra Music

While in Miami for a headlining DJ set at the Ultra Music Festival, Steve Aoki was surprised with a Platinum Single Award plaque for the track “Just Hold On.” The hit also features One Direction member Louis Tomlinson, marking the first time Tomlinson has received a Canadian certification as a solo artist.

Aoki showed his excitement for the Canadian Platinum certification by sharing photos of the pair posing with the plaque through his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. DMD Promo also shared several videos of the plaque presentation, including Aoki surprising Tomlinson with his award.

https://twitter.com/steveaoki/status/846428316449980416

https://www.instagram.com/p/BR_2RZohONC/?hl=en

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSFGrchh0QH/?hl=en

The music video for “Just Hold On” can be viewed below.

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