About

The Company

Founded in 1997, AWAL is a leading independent digital marketing and distribution company that enables artists and labels to release their music globally, whilst retaining ownership and control of their rights. AWAL is the trusted partner for more than 6,000 artists and labels. Early successes included Arctic Monkeys, and Editors, whilst AWAL currently distributes music from Moby, Beck, Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Prince and Gabrielle Aplin. AWAL also represent some of the leading names in comedy, including Tim Minchin, Russell Brand, Stewart Lee, Ed Byrne, Stephen Fry & Hugh Laurie… and many more.

AWAL has relationships worldwide with every major online retailer and DSP – from iTunes to Amazon, Spotify to Beatport, eMusic to Rdio. With fast turnaround from content upload to delivery in stores, AWAL is also a ‘preferred supplier’ to iTunes.

AWAL clients can view their sales online, on-demand and up to the previous day, plus every AWAL client can log in to their own BuzzDeck whereby sales data can be viewed in conjunction with social media and web site statistics.

Since 2011, AWAL has been integrated into the Kobalt Music Group, with Kobalt now providing AWAL with the expertise of a leading technology company, as well as unparalleled transparency in the reporting and accounting of data to its clients.

The People

What our clients say

“I want to thank you for everything that you have done for Gabrielle over the past few months. Last week was a huge week for us and we couldn’t have done it without you. It really has made the difference in our campaign.”
James Barnes, manager of Gabrielle Aplin

“Gotta tell you, I could not be more pleased / impressed with AWAL. Thanks very much for making all of this so easy.”
Michael Meisel, manager of Beck

We were happy with the AWAL service because it completely revolutionised the way we distribute our music. Our digital percentage has tripled and we now reach a much wider audience through innovative ideas and a wider range of services. The guys at AWAL are incredibly creative and are always on hand to help with new projects or push a new idea forward – we’re grateful to be working with them!”
Sarah Fulford, Chris De Burgh / Ferryman Productions

The official stuff

AWAL Digital Limited | Sheffield Technology Park | Arundel Street | Sheffield S1 2NS | United Kingdom | info@awal.com AWAL Digital Limited is registered in England & Wales | Company Registration 4430703 | VAT Registration GB774150334 Registered Office 4 Valentine Place, London, SE1 8QH (do not send material to this address!)