AWAL First: Week of June 25

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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 JHart and Hugo Helmig.

 

1. Put It to Bed — JHart

After building a career creating for others, JHart is finally readying his first solo EP, Vol. 1- Songs From Therapy, for release later this year. Last week, he released the first track from the upcoming project, “Put It to Bed,” which earned an amazing 131,396 streams from 84,513 listeners.

Major Playlist Adds

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In addition to an appearance on the US’ New Music Friday playlist, “Put It to Bed” was also added to Apple Music’s Best of the Week, Future Hits, and The A-List: Pop.

AWAL Insights™: 55% of “Put It to Bed’s” streaming listeners were women, most of which fell into the 25-34 age range (26%).

2. Wild — Hugo Helmig

The latest track from Danish singer/songwriter Hugo Helmig, “Wild,” lived up to its name during its debut weekend, earning 127,626 streams from 83,157 listeners.

Major Playlist Adds

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Spotify included “Wild” on seven New Music Friday playlists around the world in addition to featuring Hugo on the cover of its Pop Brandneu playlist. “Wild” was also added to Apple Music’s Best of the Week.

AWAL Insights™: Although “Wild” held steady all weekend, its greatest number of streams happened between 9:00am and 12:00pm on Friday.

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