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


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.

Introducing AWAL's New App

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Today we’re excited to share that Kobalt’s streaming label, AWAL, has launched its very own app. The AWAL App is more than just an app. It's a partner, built to help independent artists find the most important things they need to know.