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AWAL First: Week of August 14th


We have incredible artists releasing tons of new music each week, some of which claim a spot on our AWAL First playlist — a playlist dedicated to featuring some of the top performing tracks in the AWAL catalogue for the week, based on playlist adds, streams, and listeners.

This week we’ll be taking a closer look at the newest artists added to AWAL First Playlist, covering new music and milestones from AWAL members Tritonal, Weslee, and Groove Armada.


1. Good Thing — Tritonal feat. Laurell

Tritonal’s newest new release has brought in over 435,000 streams and close to 300,000 listeners just over the course of last weekend!

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Good Thing — Tritonal feat. Laurell

“Good Thing” has seen support from a variety of different playlists, Spotify’s New Music Friday, and Cardio, but also Apple Music’s All Day Dance Party.

AWAL Insights™: While Tritonal received the majority of streams (319,102) from the US, they also found substantial support in Canada (49,590), Philippines (7,243) and Taiwan (5,059).

2. Bathwater — WESLEE

This new track from WESLEE has had over 193,000 streams and 150,000 thousand listeners over just  the first few days after release.

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Bathwater — WESLEE

The bulk of WESLEE success over the weekend spouted from numerous New Music Friday playlists such as the US, UK, and Global.  

AWAL Insights™: Weslee absolutely has been killing it on Spotify as nearly 88% of all Bathwater’s streams has come from the streaming service.

3. Keep Rock In  — Groove Armada

Groove Armada’s new track has gained nearly 36,000 streams and 30,000 listeners over the course of its first weekend.

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 Keep Rock In  — Groove Armada

“Keep Rock In” received the bulk of its support from Apple Music’s Best of the Week, but pulled in additional streams by getting on user generated playlists from Spinnin Records and Tomorrowland.

AWAL Insights™: Groove Armada’s new song has a significantly higher male listener base as 76% of all listeners are men, 30% of which are between 25 and 34.


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