Artist Spotlight: VÉRITÉ

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Independent artist and Kobalt publishing client VÉRITÉ shares how she developed her career and earned 135 million digital streams after releasing her first single on AWAL in 2016.

The Power of Playlists for Independent Artists

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Today’s definition of “breaking” in music, is different than it was twenty, or even five years ago for that matter. To break and establish a career in today’s music industry, artists need to understand the importance of playlists.

A Conversation with Music Managers on the Importance of Streaming Data & Insights

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Music Managers Forum kicked off a huge assembly featuring discussions led by some of our own Kobalt family for the purposes of helping music managers to demystify streaming data, and better understand success drivers to help creators take action with unique data insights.

Talking Music, Data, and the AWAL App with Oskar Ekman, YEAR0001

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The AWAL App was launched about a month ago, providing members unique insights to their streaming data. One of the App’s most engaged users includes Oskar Ekman, co-founder and artist manager at the independent record label YEAR0001.

A Closer Look at AWAL: What is a Streaming Label?

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As you may have heard last week, Kobalt’s streaming label, AWAL, launched a new app that gives independent artists unique insight into their streaming data. While this might be one major perk to being an AWAL member, it’s not the only one. Read on to find out how AWAL helps artists get the most out of streaming.