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AWAL First: Week of Sept 4th


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 and milestones from AWAL members Kaskade, Don Diablo, and Bruno Major.

1. Nobody Like You — Kaskade

Kaskade’s’ new single, “Nobody Like You” has pulled in a staggering 716,000 streams and nearly 450,000 listeners over its first weekend.    

Major Playlist Adds Nobody Like You — Kaskade

While “Nobody Like You” received massive support from New Music Friday, it also had a significant amount of streams come in through Apple Music’s “The A-List: Dance” and “Dance” playlists.

AWAL Insights™: The bulk of Kaskade’s streaming support came from the United States (499,453), specifically in Los Angeles (47,607), New York (36,592), and San Francisco (24,186).  

2. Don’t Let Go — Don Diablo feat. Holly Winter

This newest release from dance music legend Don Diablo has had nearly 500,000 streams and 290,000 listeners over the course of its first 5 days.

Major Playlist Adds

Don’t Let Go — Don Diablo feat. Holly Winter

The bulk of playlist support for “Don’t Let Go” came from New Music Friday playlists, United States and Germany; however, it also received a significant amount of playtime on Spotify’s mood-based playlist, Cardio, too.

AWAL Insights™: “Don’t Let Go” has performed exceptionally well on Spotify with nearly 94% of all streaming stemming from service.

3. On Our Own — Bruno Major

Bruno Major’s new track has gained nearly 175,000 streams and 130,000 listeners over the course of its first weekend.

Major Playlist Adds On Our Own — Bruno Major

The bulk of Bruno Major’s success over the weekend came from numerous New Music Friday playlists such as the United States, Brazil, and United Kingdom.  

AWAL Insights™: While the bulk of Bruno Major’s streams were in the United States, he also received a bunch of support in Canada (7,394), Netherlands (5,620), and Philippines (5,001).