AWAL First: Week of March 19th

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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 Dana Vaughns, Kate Nash, and Sophia Nash feat. Kyle.

1. Underneath — Dana Vaughns

Dana Vaughns' “Underneath” had a huge first weekend of release, earning upwards of 191,000 streams from over 133,000 listeners.

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In addition to 10 New Music Friday playlists around the world, “Underneath” was added to Spotify UK's Easy and Lele Pons' Top 20 — which has over 200,000 followers.

AWAL Insights™: 54% of “Underneath's” streams came from female listeners — the remaining 46% were from men.

2. Life in Pink — Kate Nash

Kate Nash’s “Life in Pink” earned over 94,000 streams from more than 70,000 listeners over its debut weekend.

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“Life in Pink” was added to 10 New Music Fridays, Apple’s Best of the Week, Spotify’s Indie Radar in Germany and more.

AWAL Insights™: 75% of all of “Life in Pink’s” Spotify streams came directly from playlists.

3. Real Shit — Sophia Black feat. Kyle

“Real Shit” earned upwards of 72,000 streams from over 60,000 listeners in its debut weekend.

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“Real Shit” scored two New Music Friday adds in both the United States and Canada.

AWAL Insights™: 86% of “Real Shit’s” streams came from the United States, and its top cities were New York and Los Angeles, followed by San Francisco and Chicago.

 

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