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Ditto Music: In the beginning


Matt and Lee are in a band trying to get signed

3rd August: Matt and Lee found 'Average Bear Records' to release their own music.

25th December: Matt and Lee's first single is released, hits the back-end of the UK charts and disappears quickly.


January: Following demand from friends to release their music as well, Average Bear Records becomes 'Ditto Music'. Clients build slowly throughout 2006. Matt and Lee are working from their grotty flat in Birmingham



January: Ditto engineer the first UK Top 40 single by an unsigned act, entering the Guinness Book of World Records and gaining worldwide press.

March: Ditto move into their first office in Birmingham

December: Ditto distribute 7 UK Top 40 singles in total, all with unsigned acts.


May 2008 - April 2009: The TV show 'Ditto Music Live' becomes a hit on SKY television in the UK. Ditto acts gain mass exposure alongside big names.

October 2009: Another UK Top 40 hit for an unsigned Ditto act


August: Ditto opens Liverpool office and all staff relocate


February: US office opens on Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee

December: 3 UK Top 40 hits for Ditto acts


Ditto nominated for multiple awards for growth in the US after client-base increases ten-fold.


April: Ditto Music nominated as 'Best Distributor' at the Music Week Awards

May: Australian office opens in Melbourne

September: Ditto artists achieve US Billboard success

October: London Office opens


13 UK Top 40 hits, 85,000 artists in 100+ countries, 4 offices, 30+ staff, award-winning customer service, company still 100% owned by Matt and Lee.

Rio Caraeff (VEVO CEO)

VEVO supports independent artists and we're thrilled to team-up with Ditto Music to help new acts reach global music fans