IT-corporation Apple has summed up the results of the annual Apple Music Award for the third time.
The Weeknd became the main Artist of the Year. His album After Hours broke the record for the number of preliminary downloads on Apple Music. The single Blinding Lights topped the Daily Top 100 Apple Music Global Chart and entered the Top 20 Most Searched Shazam Songs of All Time.
“I’m so grateful for this huge honor and want to thank Apple for all its support, not only for my work but also for great music by newer artists, where it matters so much for creators to be found and supported,” The Weeknd said.
“The past 12 months have proved to be a remarkable year for music, and we’re thrilled to honor the artists who are shaping culture and connecting with fans around the world on Apple Music,” said Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and Beats. “This year we’re also recognizing more regional artists, showing the world the impact of extraordinary talented musicians who are making waves globally.”
Olivia Rodrigo was recognized as the main breakthrough of the year. She also became the leader in the following nominations: Album of the Year, and Song of the Year.
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