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AWAL First: Week of July 10th


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.

Each week on the AWAL Blog we’ll be coloring in those major streaming milestones to not only celebrate awesome new music from AWAL members but to also help other artists get a better visualization of how these tracks caught fire!  

Get a closer look at this week’s AWAL First additions!

1. House of Glass — Kono ft. Havana Brown

Kono’s hot new track with Australian DJ, and singer Havana Brown has pulled in about 88 thousand streams and 73 thousands listeners over the 7 days since it’s release.    

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House of Glass — Kono ft. Havana Brown

House of Glass has found major success through massive playlists such as New Music Friday US, New Music Friday UK, and New Dance Beats.

AWAL Insights™: Nearly 87% of House of Glass’ total streams stem from Spotify’s own curated playlists. While this new single is most popular in the US it has also received considerable support from Australian listeners as well.

2. Old Flame — Tom Speight

This new release from indie-folk singer Tom Speight has had nearly 81 thousand streams and 68 thousand listeners over the course of the week.

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Old Flame — Tom Speight

This new single has seen the majority of its support through the inclusion on popular lists such as New Music Friday UK, Novidades Da Semana, and New Music Friday Netherlands.  

AWAL Insights™: Initially upon release, Old Flame actually received more engagement through Apple Music than Spotify through Apple’s “Acoustic Chill” playlist. Additionally, the single seems to be significantly popular in Brazil with nearly 15k streams as it was featured on their New Music Friday.

3. Relax — Rezz

EDM powerhouse Rezz has gained nearly 72 thousands streams and 24 thousands listeners with the release of her new single — Relax.

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Relax — Rezz

Relax has gained significant streams and listeners through popular user-generated playlists as Rezz has been able to get herself on playlist such as New EDM, Your EMD | Week in Music, and The Hot 25.

AWAL Insights™: Rezz has found a massively dominant male support group for relax with about 74% of listeners being men, 41% of which being between 18-24.


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