TORONTO – June 7, 2017 – YANGAROO Inc. (TSX-V:YOO, OTBB:YOOIF), the industry’s leading secure digital media management and distribution company, today announced the signing of a multiyear renewal with the Recording Academy®, the organization behind the GRAMMY Awards®. YANGAROO will provide its digital awards management platform, which is powered by the company’s patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS), a platform that streamlines every aspect of awards-show management.
"We have worked with YANGAROO for many years now, and we are thrilled to extend the partnership,” said Rick Engdahl, Chief Information Officer of the Recording Academy. “We look forward to continuing a successful and productive relationship.”
“Our work with the Recording Academy has been integral to YANGAROO Awards becoming the standard for awards-show management in North America,” said Cliff Hunt, founder and COO of YANGAROO Inc. “We’re gratified that the Academy has chosen to renew with us and look forward to contributing to the GRAMMYs’ 60th anniversary celebration in New York.”
The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place at New York City's Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.
About the Recording Academy
The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music's history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards — music's only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world's leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.
For more information about the Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter, “like” Recording Academy on Facebook and join the Recording Academy's social communities on Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, and YouTube.
YANGAROO is a company dedicated to digital media management. YANGAROO’s patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is a leading secure B2B digital cloud-based solution focused on the music and advertising industries. The DMDS solution provides more accountable, effective, and far less costly digital management of broadcast quality media via the Internet. It replaces the physical, satellite and closed network distribution and management of audio and video content, for music, music videos, and advertising to television, radio, media, retailers, and other authorized recipients. The YANGAROO Awards platform is now the industry standard and powers most of North America’s major awards shows.
YANGAROO has offices in Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles. YANGAROO trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol YOO and in the U.S. under OTCBB: YOOIF. For further information, please contact Gary Moss at 416-534-0607 ext.111 or visit www.yangaroo.com.
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