Applenow has its possess songs awards, with winners picked by Apple Music’s editorial team or based mostly on streaming knowledge from the assistance. The to start with recipient of its top award, World wide Artist of the Year, is Billie Eilish. The Apple Songs Awards will be streamed dwell on December 4 at 6:30PM Pacific Typical Time from the Steve Work Theater in Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, with a overall performance by Eilish.
The Apple Audio Awards has 5 types. Its editorial group picks the winners for Worldwide Artist of the Yr, Songwriter of the 12 months and Breakthrough Artist of the 12 months. Album of the Year and Tune of the 12 months are awarded dependent on streaming knowledge. Eilish also won the Album of the Yr and (together with her brother Finneas) the Songwriter of the 12 months awards, for “WHEN WE ALL Slide ASLEEP, Wherever DO WE GO?”, Apple Music’s most-performed album of the year, with more than a billion streams.
Breakthrough Artist of the 12 months went to Lizzo, for “Cuz I Adore You,” whilst the first Track of the Year is “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X, the service’s most streamed observe this 12 months.
Winners will be given a trophy that incorporates “Apple’s personalized silicon wafer suspended concerning a polished sheet of glass and a machined and anodized aluminum body… in a symbolic gesture, the identical chips which electricity the products that place the world’s songs at your fingertips sit at the really heart of the Apple Music Awards,” study the company’s press launch.
The launch of Apple New music Awards underscores the company’s expanding target on providers, as revenue from components slows. This 12 months, it introduced new membership companies like Apple Television+ and Apple Arcade, both of which emphasize unique information.
Apple Audio competitor Spotify also just lately declared its personal music awards, with winners picked based on streaming and consumer engagement details. The very first Spotify Awards occasion will be held in March five in Mexico Metropolis (the service’s most significant single market place) and broadcast reside on TNT in all Spanish-language nations around the world in the location.
“The Apple Music Awards are made to identify the passion, strength and creativity of the world’s favored artists. The musically various team of inaugural winners have sparked deep social conversation, affected society and encouraged our prospects about the world. We couldn’t be far more fired up to celebrate them,” mentioned Oliver Schusser, vice president of Apple Songs and Worldwide Content material, in its press launch.