Representatives of the Apple Music Awards, as part of an event in New York, where they named the best games and applications for the iPhone, iPad, macOS and Apple TV for 2019 according to the App Store, also named the best music artists who had a huge impact on world culture by their opinion - and they deserve to receive the first annual Apple Music Awards.
The Apple Music Awards were distributed in five categories - Artist of the Year, Best Songwriter, and Breakthrough of the Year, and the entire international team of Apple Music editors, consisting of music critics and world opinion leaders, chose the winners in these categories. In the “Album of the Year” and “Song of the Year” nominations, the winners are determined according to available data in Apple Music, based on user preferences, that is, the most listened tracks.
Apple's Vice President of Music and International Content Apple shared that the Apple Music Awards are designed for passionate, energetic, and creative artists.
The winner of the main award in the nomination "Artist of the Year" was Billy Elish. The American singer “blew up” the world in 2016 after the release of the debut single “Ocean Eyes”. In 2019, the singer’s album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” Was topped by the American “Billboard 200” and the British “UK Albums Chart” charts, and the single “Bad Guy” took first place in the Billboard Hot 100 (USA) . Her new album has been listened more than a billion times to Apple Music.
The Best Songwriter Award was given to Brother Billy, better known by the pseudonym FINNEAS. That is, Eilish became the main triumphs of the first Apple Music Awards with two, or rather, 2.5 awards.
The award for Breakthrough of the Year was won by American rapper Lizzo. The real name of the girl is Melissa Vivian Jefferson. This is not the first award of the young artist, on the account of Lizzo, the Grammy award in 8 nominations, including "Album of the Year" for the release of "Cuz I Love You".
But the most popular song on the Apple Music platform was “Old Town Road” from Lil Nas X, thereby receiving the “Song of the Year” award.
Each Apple Music Award uses a 30 cm silicon wafer with Apple design. It is important to note that the plate is used real, with exactly the same make chips for Apple devices.
The first annual Apple Music Awards will be held on December 5 at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park. The live broadcast of the concert will begin at 04:30 in Kiev.