Artists from the US and Canada make up 7 out of the 10 entries on this week’s Indie Chart, with former American Idol contestant Cody Fry taking the #1 spot following the success of his track ‘I Hear a Symphony’ on TikTok.
Cody Fry is joined on the chart by fellow US indie pop artists Moonroof at #5 and girlhouse at #6, who are both HOT on our platform thanks to editorial support from Spotify boosting their followers on the streaming platform.
At #2, indie R&B vocalist Shantel May has boosted her Ix Score by 4 points following the release of her EP ‘Don’t Let Them See You Cry’, which features tracks added to The Newness (754k followers) and Fresh Finds: The Wave (106k).
Indie folk artists also made an impact this week, with Adam Wendler, Aliocha and Flock of Dimes appearing on the chart. The latter artist was featured in the likes of the New York Times and The Guardian in the run-up to her new album ‘Head of Roses’, which contains tracks featured in Fresh Folk (642k followers) and All New Indie (1m followers) playlists.