AWAL First: Week of Dec 4th

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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 Janelle Kroll, Xscape, and Owl City.

1. Silent Night - Recorded at Spotify Studios NYC — Janelle Kroll

For the second week in a row, Janelle Kroll’s version of “Silent Night” earned the most streams with 359,000 from almost 250,000 listeners.

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Silent Night - Recorded at Spotify Studios NYC

“Silent Night” is showing its festive popularity, appearing on three major Spotify holiday playlists each with thousands of followers — Holiday Magic alone has over 200,000!

AWAL Insights™: It’s the ladies who are loving “Silent Night” most of all — 67% of its listeners are female.

2. Dream Killa — Xscape

In its first weekend of release, Xscape’s “Dream Killa” earned over 121,000 streams from over 37,000 listeners.

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Dream Killa — Xscape

“Dream Killa” landed near the top of the uber-popular Spotify playlist The Newness, which has over 490,000 followers.

AWAL Insights™: “Dream Killa” experienced the power of playlisting — almost half of its Spotify streams (40%) came from playlists alone!

3. Fiji Water — Owl City

“Fiji Water” had a awesome debut weekend with over 117,000 streams from more than 50,000 listeners.

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Fiji Water — Owl City

Along with being added to three New Music Friday playlists, “Fiji Water” had a boost from niche playlists including LA House Music, ADM: Acoustic Dance Music, and 60 Minute Work Out: Hits.

AWAL Insights™: Though the US is digging “Fiji Water” (with over 45,000 streams), Sweden is in second place with over 11,000!

 

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