AWAL First: Week of Feb 12th

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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 through AWAL from R3HAB & Lia Marie Johnson, Don Diablo & Bully Songs, and Tom Speight.

1. The Wave — R3HAB & Lia Marie Johnson

“The Wave” had a massive first weekend of release, earning more than 1.2 million streams from over 749,000 listeners.

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AWAL First: Week of Feb 12th

R3HAB’s newest release with Lia Marie Johnson found its way onto 22 New Music Friday playlists, along with popular genre-based playlists like Spotify’s Pop Rising and Apple Music’s The A-List: Dance. 

AWAL Insights™: “The Wave’s” listeners are nearly split down the middle — 47% are female and 53% are male.

2. Everybody’s Somebody — Don Diablo & BullySongs

“Everybody’s Somebody” earned over 328,000 streams from more than 198,000 listeners over its debut weekend.

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AWAL First: Week of Feb 12th

“Everybody’s Somebody” was added to 7 New Music Friday playlists around the world, as well as uber-popular Spotify playlist mint (of which he’s also the cover!) and Apple Music’s Best of the Week among others.  

AWAL Insights™: 42% of all Spotify streams came from playlists, while 45% of all Apple Music streams came from playlists.

3. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) — Tom Speight

Tom Speight’s cover of “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” racked up almost 95,000 streams from over 78,000 listeners in its debut weekend.

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AWAL First: Week of Feb 12th

Along with five New Music Friday adds, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” scored a spot on Apple Music’s Best of the Week and Spotify’s Acoustic Winter playlist.

AWAL Insights™: The majority of this track’s streams are coming from Brazil (27%), followed by the UK (20%).

 

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