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AWAL First: Week of Feb 5th


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 Madison Beer, 3LAU, and DallasK.

1. Fools — Madison Beer

Madison Beer’s “Fools,” off her debut EP “As She Pleases,” had a great first weekend of release, earning over 890,000 streams from more than 235,000 listeners.

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Madison Beer

“Fools” was added to New Music Friday playlists in both the US and UK, in addition to follower-heavy Spotify playlists like Pop Rising, and Apple Music’s Best of the Week.

AWAL Insights™: “Fools” is really winning over the ladies — a whopping 83% of its listeners are female.

2. On My Own — 3LAU

“On My Own” earned over 255,000 streams from more than 156,000 listeners over its debut weekend.

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On My Own

“On My Own” was added to 18 New Music Friday playlists around the world, as well as Apple Music’s popular playlists All Day Dance Party, Best of the Week, and Dance.  

AWAL Insights™: 41% of all “On My Own’s” streams came from the United States, where New York City and Los Angeles were tied for most listeners.

3. Self Control — DallasK

DallasK’s “Self Control” racked up more than 213,000 streams from over 156,000 listeners in its debut weekend.

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Self ControlAlong with three New Music Friday adds, “Self Control” appeared on several genre-based and user-curated playlists like Koala Kontrol – Selects and New EDM This Week.

AWAL Insights™: On Spotify, 76% of all “Self Control’s” streams are coming directly from playlists.

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