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AWAL First: Week of April 16th


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 through AWAL from Mavi Phoenix, Tom Speight, and Us The Duo.

1. Yellow — Mavi Phoenix

Mavi Phoenix’s “Yellow” had a stellar first weekend of release, earning over 132,000 streams from more than 106,000 listeners.

Major Playlist Adds

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Along with adds to 10 New Music Fridays, “Yellow” also appeared on Apple Music’s Best of the Week and Spotify’s Young & Free playlist, which has nearly a million followers!

AWAL Insights™: Men and women are nearly tied for streams on “Yellow” at 51% and 49% respectively.

2. Little Love – Live at Studio 3  — Tom Speight

Over its debut weekend, the live version of Tom Speight’s “Little Love” racked up over 65,000 streams from nearly 60,000 listeners.

Major Playlist Adds

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Among other playlist adds, “Little Love” was picked up by Spotify’s Hora Acustica and Novidades de Semana — both of which have over a million followers.

AWAL Insights™: Though Tom Speight hails from England, the majority of “Little Love’s” streams — 64% — came from Brazil!

3. Together — Us The Duo

Us The Duo’s “Together” had an awesome first weekend of release, earning close to 65,000 streams from more than 30,000 listeners.

Major Playlist Adds

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“Together” was added to New Music Friday in the Philippines and Vietnam along with the group’s “This Is” playlist.

AWAL Insights™: 46% of all “Together’s” Spotify streams came directly from playlists!


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