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AWAL First: Week of Dec 11th


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 from AWAL members R3HAB & Krewella, Greyson Chance, and Delaney Jane.

1. Ain’t That Why — R3HAB & Krewella

In its debut weekend, R3HAB & Krewella’s “Ain’t That Why” racked up 902,000 streams from over 572,000 listeners.

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Ain’t That Why — R3HAB & Krewella

“Ain’t That Way” dominated some top playlists, including 23 New Music Fridays around the world. It also appeared on It’s a Hit! in the Philippines, which has 1.4 million listeners!

AWAL Insights™: “Ain’t That Way” is earning most of its streams in the US (36%), but Germany (11%) and Indonesia (5%) are right behind.

2. Low — Greyson Chance

Greyson Chance’s “Low” earned over 271,000 streams from over 176,000 listeners in its first weekend of release.

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Low — Greyson Chance

“Low” landed on 14 New Music Friday playlists around the world, along with Apple Music’s Best of the Week and Germany’s popular Pop Brandneu.

AWAL Insights™: About 67% of “Low’s” streaming activity came from playlists.

3. Howl — Delaney Jane

Delaney Jane’s newest release brought in over 156,000 streams and close to 135,000 listeners over its first weekend.

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Howl — Delaney Jane

“Howl” received massive streaming support from six New Music Friday playlists, while additionally gaining some nice traction on the popular Spotify playlists Weekly Buzz and Young & Free — the latter of which has over 900,000 followers!

AWAL Insights™: Women are streaming “Howl” just a little more than men — 53% of “Howl’s” debut-weekend streams came from the ladies.


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