Apple has established its Grammy. Laureates of the first Apple Music Awards announced
04.12.2019 0 Comments
As part of an event in New York where the best apps and games for the iPhone, iPad, macOS and Apple TV for the 2019 App Store were named, Apple also named the winners of the first annual Apple Music Awards. Yes, Apple decided to establish its own music award, a kind of analogue of the prestigious Grammy Music Award.
The Apple Music Awards are awarded in five separate categories to the most talented and outstanding musicians for their work that has had a significant impact on world culture. The winners in the nominations for “Artist of the Year”, “Best Songwriter” and “Breakthrough of the Year” are selected by the international team of Apple Music editors, which includes music critics and opinion leaders. In the “Album of the Year” and “Song of the Year” nominations, the winners are determined according to Apple Music, based on the preferences of users of the Apple streaming service. In other words, this is the most listened album and composition.
So, the main award in the nomination “Artist of the Year” was received by the American singer Billy Elish (photo above), who became famous in 2016 after the release of her debut single “Ocean Eyes”. In 2019, the singer's debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? topped the American (Billboard 200) and British (UK Albums Chart) charts, and the single "Bad Guy" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 (USA).
“Billy Ailish is a real phenomenon on the international music scene. Her debut album, WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO ?, co-authored and produced by brother Billy, an incredibly talented FINNEAS, immediately became a sensation, caused a strong emotional response from the audience and turned out to be the most popular album of the year in Apple Music, ” The Apple Music team argues for its choice.
The album “WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” In 2019, Apple Music users listened to it more than a billion times. The Best Songwriter award will be shared by Billy with his brother, known as FINNEAS. That is, Eilish is the main triumph of the first Apple Music Awards with three, or rather, 2.5 awards.
FINNEAS, Billy Eilish’s brother, co-wrote and produced the album WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
In the nomination “Breakthrough of the Year”, American rapper Melissa Vivian Jefferson, known by her stage name Lizzo, won.
“Lizzo, a rap and soul artist, has changed the way she looks like a pop star.”
On account of Lizzo, who also sings in the soul genre, Grammy awards in 8 nominations, including “Album of the Year” for the release of “Cuz I Love You”.
Finally, “Song of the Year” according to Apple Music listeners is “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X.
Each Apple Music Award uses a 30 cm silicon wafer with a unique design from Apple. The plate is real. With a similar chip for Apple devices.
The first Apple Music Awards with a special concert by Billy Elish will take place on December 5 at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park. The live broadcast of the concert will begin at 04:30 in Kiev.