Apple Music: Bad Bunny named Artist of the Year

For some time now, Apple Music has been recognizing artists and giving them awards at the end of the year. For 2022, the Californian giant decided to congratulate the Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, who is well known in the United States. Through a press release and trophy presentation, Bad Bunny was praised by Apple for its creativity and incredible performance on the streaming service.

Bad Bunny is Apple Music’s Artist of the Year

If you regularly listen to US pop/rap music, you’ve probably heard Bad Bunny songs. Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio (real name) has just been award A special note for songs released in 2022 by Apple Music.
In a press release, Apple says:

Global recording artist Bad Bunny was announced today as Apple Music’s Artist of the Year for 2022, recognizing the musician’s artistic excellence and impact on global culture. Many of music’s biggest stars have released amazing tracks in 2022 – one of them truly owns the year. .

It was released last May A Verano Sin Ti, the artist’s sixth project in four years, is Apple Music’s most streamed album of 2022 and is now the biggest Latin album of all time. Bad Bunny has caused seismic shifts in global pop over the past few years.

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As you can see in the picture above, it was given to Bad Bunny apple music cup (somewhat impressive) and took part in a shoot at Apple’s building.
Oliver Schusser, VP of Apple Music and Beats:

We’re excited to celebrate the achievements of Bad Bunny, whose impact on every corner of culture in 2022 cannot be ignored. Check out Bad Bunny’s rise from 2018 Apple Music Up Next artist to our year this year. We congratulate him on a banner year and for continuing to bring Latin music to a massive global audience.

Bad Bunny performance details on Apple Music

  • Bad Bunny is the biggest Latin artist of all time and is streamed worldwide on Apple Music.
  • When released on May 6, 2022, A Verano Sin Ti It became the biggest Latin album of all time on Apple Music and holds the record for first-day streams worldwide.
  • Bad Bunny’s “Moscow Mule” holds the record for the biggest Latin debut of all time.
  • Bad Bunny charted 22 songs on the Daily Top 100: Global, breaking the record for most simultaneous entries by a single Latin artist.
  • Bad Bunny’s songs have reached No. 1 on the Daily Top 100 in 34 countries around the world – more than any other Latin artist. It reached the top 10 in 77 countries.
  • 44 of Bad Bunny’s songs have entered the Daily Top 100 in countries around the world, and three of his songs have reached No. 1 on the global chart – more than any other Latin artist.
  • Bad Bunny has the No. 1, 2, and 3 Latin albums for first-day airplay.
  • In February 2018, Bad Bunny became Apple Music’s first Latin Up Next artist for the platform’s emerging artist program.
  • He was also the first presenter Trap KingzThe world’s first Spanish-language radio show on Beats 1 radio and hosted the first six episodes of the show in 2017.

After learning of the award, Bad Bunny said:

When I started, I didn’t have a global fan base. I am grateful for everything I have achieved and everything I have experienced. The Latin music movement has grown tremendously. I would never take all the credit or say “it’s because of me”. No, all of us. A whole generation. Our energy and presence is always felt. After receiving the Apple Music Award, he added: “Thank you to Apple Music and everyone who listens to my music every day. I’m so happy!

On the occasion of this award ceremony, Apple Music highlighted Bad Bunny On the “Explore” tabyou can see the attachment “Near Bad Bunny, our artist of 2022”.

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